Pope’s pilgrimage to Iraq and land of Abraham begins

Mar 5, 2021 “I came as a pilgrim for the peace and a repentant asking for forgiveness,” Pope Francis informed Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi after arriving in Baghdad on March 5 on the first-ever papal journey to Iraq. Francis described his journey as “long-awaited and desired visit” to Iraq, the “cradle of civilization closely linked through… Continue reading Pope’s pilgrimage to Iraq and land of Abraham begins

US treasury secretary to tour Middle East in closing push for Abraham Accords

Dec 16, 2020 US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will head to Israel, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Sudan on his closing official journey overseas within the waning days of the Donald Trump presidency. Mnuchin’s go to comes because the Trump administration seeks to cement positive aspects in convincing Middle Eastern leaders to acknowledge… Continue reading US treasury secretary to tour Middle East in closing push for Abraham Accords