Bahraini king receives award from Trump

US President Donald Trump reportedly gave the prestigious Legion of Merit, Degree Chief Commander to King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.

Al-Monitor Staff | Defense/Security cooperation | janv. 19, 2021
al-monitor A screenshot shows a tweet the US Embassy in Manama posted on Jan. 19, 2021, congratulating Bahrain's king for receiving the Legion of Merit from US President Donald Trump. Photo by Twitter/US Embassy Manama.

Intel: Biden’s pick for top intelligence official vows to report to Congress on Jamal Khashoggi murder

Avril Haines says the Biden administration will release to lawmakers an unclassified intelligence assessment on who was behind the murder of the Saudi dissident journalist.

Jared Szuba | Khashoggi | janv. 19, 2021

Iran’s Rouhani expects economic relief after Trump departure

Iran’s president assured his nation of economic relief “in the months to come” following the “overthrow” of his outgoing US counterpart, Donald Trump.

Al-Monitor Staff | Trump | janv. 13, 2021

Pompeo, Israel send message to Iran with bold airstrikes in Syria

In a rare acknowledgement, a US official said Washington provided intelligence support for the strikes.

Jared Szuba | Syria Conflict | janv. 13, 2021

Cairo talks on Mideast peace show key players preparing for post-Trump era

The latest meeting appears to be a signal to the new US administration that the Middle East Quartet and the Palestinians are serious about talks based on a multilateral approach.

Daoud Kuttab | Trump | janv. 12, 2021