Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert: Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met on July 10 in Abu Dhabi with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates. The Secretary thanked the Crown Prince and the Foreign Minister for the United Arab ...
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Applications Open for the 2019-20 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi invites mid-career professionals who are UAE citizens and have a proven track record of leadership, a commitment to public service, and the capacity to take full advantage of a self-defined program of independent study to apply for the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. This ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: Developments in Hudaydah

Press Statement Mike Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC June 11, 2018 ________________________________ The United States is closely following developments in Hudaydah, Yemen. I have spoken with Emirati leaders and made clear our desire to address their security concerns while preserving the free flow of humanitarian aid and life-saving commercial imports. We expect all parties ...
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Presidential Message on Ramadan

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 15, 2018 Presidential Message on Ramadan With the rising of tonight’s moon, I send my greetings and best wishes to all Muslims observing Ramadan in the United States and around the world. During the holy month of Ramadan, Muslims commemorate the revelation of ...
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Statement by President Trump on Syria

THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, a short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad. A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the United Kingdom is now underway. We thank them both. Tonight, I ...
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Secretary’s Remarks: Annual Observance of International Women’s Day

Secretary’s Remarks: Annual Observance of International Women’s Day Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC March 8, 2018 As we commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8th, the United States renews our steadfast commitment to addressing inequalities between women and men at home and abroad and reaffirms the importance of advancing the ...
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Meeting of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center Member States Convenes in Kuwait – March 6, 2018

Meeting of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center Member States Convenes in Kuwait [March 6, 2018] Co-led by the United States and Saudi Arabia, TFTC members meet in Kuwait City KUWAIT CITY –On March 4-5, the United States and Saudi Arabia co-led a meeting of the Terrorist Financing Targeting Center (TFTC) in Kuwait City, Kuwait. Representatives ...
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President Trump’s Decision to Recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

Press Statement Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC December 6, 2017 President Trump‘s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital aligns U.S. presence with the reality that Jerusalem is home to Israel’s legislature, Supreme Court, President’s office, and Prime Minister‘s office. We have consulted with many friends, partners, and allies in advance of ...
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Court Order on Presidential Proclamation on Visas (November 13, 2017)

On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit granted, in part, the government’s motion for an emergency stay of the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii’s October 17, preliminary injunction. The preliminary injunction prohibited the U.S. government from enforcing or implementing Sections 2(a), (b), (c), (e), (g), and (h) ...
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President Donald J. Trump Announces Enhanced National Security Measures

September 24, 2017 New security measures establish minimum requirements for international cooperation to support U.S. visa and immigration vetting Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the establishment of enhanced national security measures, aimed at creating—for the first time in history—minimum requirements for international cooperation to support visa and immigration vetting and adjudications for individuals seeking ...
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Joint Readout of Jared Kushner, Jason Greenblatt, Dina Powell, and Tim Lenderking’s Meeting with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of UAE

On August 22, 2017, Senior Advisor to the President Jared Kushner, Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt, Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy Dina Powell, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arabian Gulf Affairs Tim Lenderking met with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates and his senior ...
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Frequently Asked Questions on the Executive Order on Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States

https://www.dhs.gov/news/2017/06/29/frequently-asked-questions-protecting-nation-foreign-terrorist-entry-united-states Release Date: June 29, 2017 Q1. Who is subject to the suspension of entry under the Executive Order? Per the Executive Order and the June 14 Presidential Memorandum, the temporary suspension of entry applies, with limited exceptions, only to foreign nationals from Sudan, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, and Yemen, who are outside the United States ...
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DHS Announces Implementation Of Travel Restriction Provisions

Release Date: June 29, 2017 For Immediate Release Office of the Press Secretary WASHINGTON – The Department of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Departments of State and Justice, will begin the implementation of certain travel restriction provisions in the President’s Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States at ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Decision on the President’s Executive Order “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States

Press Statement Heather Nauert, ‎Department Spokesperson Washington, DC – June 26, 2017 With the objective of maximizing national security, the Department of State will implement Executive Order 13780, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” in an orderly fashion, consistent with the Supreme Court’s unanimous order, and in accordance with the ...
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Statement from Secretary Rex Tillerson

In regards to the continuing dispute within the GCC, we understand a list of demands has been prepared and coordinated by the Saudis, Emiratis, Egyptians, and Bahrainis. We hope the list of demands will soon be presented to Qatar and will be reasonable and actionable. We support the Kuwaiti mediation effort and look forward to ...
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Tolerance is Happiness Gala

U.S. Consul General Paul Malik spoke about the importance of tolerance at the Harvard Kennedy School Alumni Network of the UAE’s second annual gala dinner on May 18 in Dubai. Please see his full remarks (as prepared for delivery) below. Your excellency, Sheikha Lubna, ladies and gentleman, friends – good evening. I am very pleased ...
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President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2017 Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates President Donald J. Trump welcomed Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates to the White House ...
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Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meeting UAE Crown Prince His Highness Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan

Readout from Secretary Jim Mattis’ Meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates. May 15, 2017 Pentagon Chief Spokesperson Dana W. White provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates Monday at the White ...
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Statement by President Trump on Syria

April 6, 2017 The President: My fellow Americans: On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a horrible chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians. Using a deadly nerve agent, Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children. It was a slow and brutal death for so many. Even beautiful babies were cruelly murdered in ...
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Ambassador Leaf Hosts UAE OTC delegation.

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is where energy professionals meet to exchange ideas and opinions to advance scientific and technical knowledge for offshore resources and environmental matters. OTC is the largest event in the world for the oil and gas industry featuring more than 2,300 exhibitors, and attendees representing 100 countries. Founded in 1969, OTC’s ...
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U.S. Ambassador Inaugurates the US Pavilion at IDEX 2017 

U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi is Pleased to Announce Its Support for The U.S. Presence at IDEX2017. IDEX 2017, a U.S. Department of Commerce-certified trade show, is the premier land and naval defense exhibition serving the Middle East and Africa region. Over 110 American firms will participate in the show as part of the official ...
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Students at Ajman Modern School Enjoying Red Baraat ‘s Music.

Red Baraat’s UAE Concert Tour! The U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai are proud to sponsor the musical tour of the American band “Red Baraat” here in the UAE. (see details of concerts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah below) Dubbed “the best party band in years”, Red Baraat’s ...
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Remarks by U.S. Consul General Paul Malik: Public Affairs Dubai and Regional Media Hub Iftar

Thank you all for joining us tonight, and Ramadan Kareem. For those of you who are observing this holy month of Ramadan, all of us at the U.S. Consulate General in Dubai are delighted to break your fast with you tonight. Ramadan is a time for purification, faith and reflection, self-discipline, sacrifice, and charity. All ...
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