CIA

Trump pick for CIA chief's post 'oversaw renditions'

Gina Haspel ran CIA's first 'black site' in Thailand and was involved in the destruction of videotapes of interrogations

US State Department

Is Gulf heading for 'cold peace' with Tillerson's exit?

US President Trump had been at odds with Tillerson, seen as a 'voice of moderation' on key foreign policy issues.

After Tillerson, is Gulf crisis heading for a long 'cold peace'?

United States

Mike Pompeo: Who is the new US secretary of state?

Newly appointed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has a controversial history. Where does he stand on the issues?

Mike Pompeo on Muslims, torture and Guantanamo Bay

Opinion

Tillerson sacking: New dynamics in the Trump Administration

The firing of Tillerson shows that the State Department remains under siege by the White House until further notice.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

United States

What does Secretary of State Tillerson's sacking mean?

Al Jazeera senior political analyst says there was an international campaign to remove Tillerson from his position.

US State Department

Trump sacks Tillerson, replaced by CIA's Pompeo

US president cites differences with Rex Tillerson as reason for his removal from secretary of state's post.

United States

Will Trump remove Secretary of State Tillerson?

US president declines to confirm or deny media reports saying Rex Tillerson may be replaced by CIA chief Mike Pompeo.

Trump to replace Tillerson with Mike Pompeo: Reports

Saudi Arabia

US warns citizens against travelling to Saudi Arabia

Citizens should 'carefully consider' travel due to 'terrorist' threats and cross-border violence, State Department says.

US warns citizens against travelling to Saudi Arabia

United States

US declines comment on Hariri's status in Saudi Arabia

State Department spokeswoman says US charge d'affaires in Riyadh met Hariri but refuses to comment on the situation.

US declines comment on Hariri's status in Saudi Arabia

Israel

US demands Israeli release of American teen

Israel's continued detention of teenager is raising US awareness of the plight of Palestinians.

US demands Israeli release of American teen