USAID, responding to pressure late last year from Vice President Mike Pence, announced today that it is altering its policies in order to ensure that millions of dollars in U.S. aid appropriated by Congress reaches Iraqi religious minorities
U.S. government action could send 100 mostly Christian Iranians stranded in Vienna back to Iran this week, where their return during the harsh government crackdown on dissidents could target them for further persecution, human rights activists warn.
Vice President Mike Pence is working to quickly fulfill an October pledge to bypass the United Nations and more effectively direct U.S. aid to help Christians, Yazidis, and other religious minorities in Iraq who are victims of genocide perpetuated by the Islamic State.
Four House members are pressing the top official of the U.S. Agency for International Development to bypass the United Nations and channel funds intended to help Christians and Yazidis in Iraq directly to Catholic charities and others helping them on the ground.
A new congressional measure would restrict U.S. aid to the Palestinian government by barring any American taxpayer dollars from being doled out to Palestinian terrorists currently imprisoned in Israel, according to language of the measure obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
Human rights activists and Catholic leaders are urging President Trump to fulfill his promise to help protect Christians, Yazidis, and other persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East by changing the way U.S. relief funds are distributed on the ground.
A senior aide to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heeded special attention to emails identified with the “FOB”—friends of Bill Clinton—abbreviation following the devastating 2010 earthquake in Haiti, according to newly released emails.
Four new lawsuits were filed Tuesday by the Republican National Committee (RNC) against the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) for documents pertaining to Hillary Clinton’s time as Secretary of State.