Gulf Times - Antony-Blinken
US urges Saied to adhere to principles of democracy

US urges Saied to adhere to principles of democracy

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in a phone call on Monday with Tunisian President Kais Saied, encouraged him "to adhere to the principles of democracy and human rights," US State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement.

Blinken says Trump administration had concerns about Covid-19 probe

Blinken says Trump administration had concerns about Covid-19 probe

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken cast doubt on Tuesday on a probe into the origins of Covid-19 launched at the State Department under the Trump administration and said the previous administration had had real concerns about its methodology.

Blinken heads to Egypt on mission to shore up Gaza truce

Blinken heads to Egypt on mission to shore up Gaza truce

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken headed to Cairo Wednesday as he presses efforts to shore up an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza.

Blinken begins Middle East mission to bolster Gaza ceasefire

Blinken begins Middle East mission to bolster Gaza ceasefire

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken began a Middle East visit in Israel on Tuesday, hoping to bolster its ceasefire with Gaza's ruling Hamas and help speed humanitarian aid to the devastated Palestinian enclave.