US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at an event. File photo
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday only a Lebanese government "capable and committed to undertaking real and tangible reforms will restore investor confidence and unlock international assistance."
In a statement, Pompeo also urged "the government, army, and security services to guarantee the safety of citizens as they engage in peaceful demonstrations."
Lebanon formed a new government on Tuesday with the backing of Hezbollah, a group labeled terrorist by the United States.
On a day trip scheduled after Iran shot down a US drone, Pompeo flew into the Red Sea city of Jeddah and met with King Salman at his palace.
A fresh round of talks between the US and the Taliban is to begin in Qatar, just days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington is hoping for an Afghan peace agreement before Sept.1.
The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday.
The price of Super 98 is to drop to Dhs2.16 per litre for March, down from Dhs2.24 in February, while the price of Special 95 is to drop to Dhs2.04 per litre for March, down from Dhs2.12 in February.
The annual fishing and trade ban on sharks, Arabian safi (emperor), and sheri (rabbitfish) will come into effect again this year from Sunday (March 1, 2020), coinciding with the spawning season of the fish.
An Arab businessman, with the help of a Gulf employee, fabricated a seal of a UAE bank and used it to forge a bank guarantee letter for Dhs917,000, which the first defendant used in a real estate construction deal.
In a series of tweets, the prime minister reminded the nation that “our minorities are equal citizens of this country” and if there is any threat to non-Muslims or their places of worships in Pakistan it would be dealt with a firm government response.