Ambassador Siberell: Bahrain Leading the Way to Combat Human Trafficking

Opinion editorial By: Justin Siberell U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Bahrain On Thursday at the United States Department of State, U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo released the 2018 Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report, an annual publication documenting the efforts of 187 governments in combating human trafficking. Human trafficking, also known as trafficking ...
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Remarks By Ambassador Justin Siberell At The National Day Celebration

Remarks by Ambassador Justin Siberell Celebration of 242 Years of Independence for the United States of America April 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m. The Four Seasons Hotel, Manama, Bahrain   Good Evening.  Your Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Rashid al Khalifa; Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: It is my honor and privilege to welcome you to this ...
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Ambassador Justin Siberell’s address to AmCham Bahrain, January 30, 2018

Ambassador’s Speech to the American Chamber of Commerce in Bahrain Welcome Lunch, January 30, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 p.m., Four Seasons Hotel, Al Bahrain Ballroom   Thank you, Qays for that warm welcome.  It is a great honor to join you and the members of the AmCham Board, along with your guests and friends at ...
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Ambassador Justin Siberell’s remarks at the opening ceremony of MEET ICT Bahrain (BITEX)

Ambassador’s Speech at the MEET ICT Bahrain (BITEX) Opening Ceremony February 13, 2018, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., Gulf Convention Center, Gulf Hotel   Your Excellency Minister Kamal Bin Ahmed Mohammed, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the kind invitation to speak at today’s opening ceremony at MEET ICT. Congratulations to the Minister and ...
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Remarks by President Trump on Iran Strategy

Diplomatic Reception Room 12:53 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. My fellow Americans: As President of the United States, my highest obligation is to ensure the safety and security of the American people. History has shown that the longer we ignore a threat, the more dangerous that threat becomes. For this reason, upon ...
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President Trump’s Speech to the Arab Islamic American Summit

The White House Office of the Press Secretary May 21, 2017 An Arabic translation of President Trump’s 5/21 Speech in Riyadh is available here  (PDF 169 KB). I want to thank King Salman for his extraordinary words, and the magnificent Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for hosting today’s summit. I am honored to be received by such gracious hosts. I ...
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Tillerson addresses coalition of 68 nations to defeat ISIS

  By ShareAmerica – Mar 23, 2017   These remarks were made by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the meeting of the  Global Coalition against ISIS , held in Washington on March 22: SECRETARY TILLERSON: Good morning, and thank you all for traveling to Washington, D.C., to participate in this counter-ISIS/Daesh ministerial conference. It is indeed encouraging to see the ...
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Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States

  SECRETARY TILLERSON: Hello. Good morning and thank you for joining us. The executive order signed by the President earlier today, Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States, is a vital measure for strengthening our national security. It is the President’s solemn duty to protect the American people. And with this ...
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Here’s newly sworn-in President Trump’s full speech

President Trump delivered this inaugural address on January 20, 2017. THE PRESIDENT: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you. We, the citizens of America, are now joined in a great national effort to rebuild our country and restore its promise for all of ...
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A Message from U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck On the Occasion of Eid Al-Adha

I would like to extend my warmest wishes to the people of Bahrain for a happy Eid al-Adha and to congratulate all those performing Hajj. On this most holy of days, millions of Muslims around the world, including from Bahrain and the United States, join in this pilgrimage and offer alms to honor Abraham’s sacrifice.  ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the East Eker Bombing

The United States condemns in the strongest terms Thursday night’s bombing in East Eker that killed a Bahraini woman and injured her children. We extend our deepest condolences to her family and the people of Bahrain and wish a quick recovery for the injured children. Thursday night’s terrorist attack was reprehensible. We urge all concerned ...
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Embassy Statement on the Karbabad Attack

The United States condemns in the strongest terms Saturday night’s gasoline bomb attack in Karbabad that killed one police officer and left two others wounded.  We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the slain officer and the people of Bahrain. ‎ We urge all segments of Bahraini society to condemn such violence and to ...
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U.S. Embassy Condolences on the Loss of Bahraini Soldiers

The U.S. Embassy in Bahrain would like to send its deepest condolences to the families of the three Bahraini soldiers who lost their lives this week in the service of their country in the Yemen conflict. The three men, Captain Ahmed Mohammed Ameen, Captain Mubarak Saad Al-Rumaihi and First Sergeant Hassan Ali Eskandar Majid, served their country ...
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U.S. Ambassador William Roebuck’s Statement on the Occasion of the Kingdom of Bahrain’s National Day

On behalf of President Obama, the U.S. Embassy, and the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people and government of Bahrain as you commemorate the Kingdom’s 44th National Day.  This important occasion is an opportunity to recognize the history and achievements of the Bahraini people, as well as the common interests ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on the Karranah Bombing

The United States condemns in the strongest terms Friday night’s bombing in Karranah that killed a police officer and left several others wounded, including innocent civilians.  We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the slain officer and the people of Bahrain.  Our hearts go out to those who find themselves in mourning as ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement

The United States strongly condemns today’s bomb attack on a police vehicle in Sitra that killed at least two police officers and injured several others. We extend our deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of the slain officers. Our hearts go out to those who will find themselves in mourning as a result ...
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