MCC Resident Country Director for Niger Kristin Penn examines a cowpea plant in Niamey, Niger.

In July 2016, MCC signed a $437 million compact with the Government of...


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President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wave to a crowd from Air Force One.

President Donald J. Trump is traveling overseas on Friday, May 19.

President Donald J. Trump has made it clear that under his Administration, the United States stands with Israel. The President spent Monday and Tuesday visiting...

A technician uncovers a potential buried improvised explosive device (IED) in Ramadi, Iraq. [Photo Courtesy of Janus Global Operations]

A key component of the United States’ ongoing stabilization efforts in areas of Iraq liberated from the terrorist group known as the Islamic State in Iraq and...

The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, D.C.

President Trump requested $37.6 billion for the Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) budget in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018.

Picture of US Department of State seal

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