Foreign Affairs & Regional Issues

Secretary Kerry, Foreign Minister Jubeir on Syria and the Region, Prep for Munich Meet
02/09/2016

Secretary Kerry, Foreign Minister Jubeir on Syria and the Region, Prep for Munich Meet

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir met at the State Department yesterday for consultations on Syria and regional issues. Afterwards they talked with the press and commented on the push for a ceasefire in Syria and hopes for progress in this week’s meeting in Munich. Here are their remarks.

Secretary Kerry in Riyadh, in Photos
01/23/2016

Secretary Kerry in Riyadh, in Photos

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Saudi capital January 23, 2016 for meetings with King Salman and officials, and a session with GCC foreign ministers. Here are photos of the events from the U.S. State Department.

Secretary Kerry Riyadh Visit Preview
01/23/2016

Secretary Kerry Riyadh Visit Preview

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in the Saudi capital January 23, 2016 for meetings with King Salman and officials, and a session with GCC foreign ministers. Here is the pre-arrival briefing from U.S. State Department.

Saudi Arabia to Launch Remote Sensing Satellite from China
01/20/2016

Saudi Arabia to Launch Remote Sensing Satellite from China

King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) is working to complete preparation of the components of the Saudi satellite (Saudi SAT 5B) which is locally made, in preparation for its launch, via the Chinese space rocket (Long March 2D) to support remote sensing services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.