Foreign relations of the United States

US says 34 troops diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after Iran strike

The Pentagon said on Jan. 24 that 34 service members had been diagnosed with traumatic brain injury following missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, a number higher than the military had previously announced.

President Donald Trump and other top officials initially said Iran's attack had not killed or injured any U.S. service members.

American Jewish, American Hellenic organizations welcome energy deal

The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA), the American Hellenic Institute (AHI), B'nai B'rith International, and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations have welcomed Thursday's signing of an agreement between Greece, Cyprus and Israel to build the EastMed subsea pipeline to carry natural gas from the eastern Mediterranean's gas fields to con

Inaugural Southeast Europe conference in Washington

Business leaders, policy makers and think-tank experts are to converge in Washington on Monday for the inaugural Southeast Europe & East Med conference, a joint initiative of the Delphi Economic Forum and Kathimerini aimed at boosting dialogue and the potential for cooperation between the US and countries in the Southeastern Europe and Eastern Mediterranean region. 

Dendias, Pyatt discuss bilateral ties

Relations between Athens and Washington were at the focus of talks between Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias and US Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt on Wednesday.
The meeting took place at the Foreign Ministry in Athens.
Earlier on Wednesday, Dendias met with Cardinal Leonardo Sandri, head of the Vatican's office for eastern rite churches.