On Wednesday, July 26, the National Council on US-Arab Relations hosted a welcome reception at the Four Seasons in Washington, for Ambassador Al-Zain Al-Sabah, the newly appointed Ambassador of Kuwait to the United States.
The newest embassy in Washington belongs to a tropical paradise that could soon be doomed by climate change.
Cambodians go to the polls July 23 to vote in the country’s seventh parliamentary elections since democracy was nominally restored in 1993. But, just like last time around, we already know who the winner will be: Prime Minister Hun Sen, who’s ruled this Southeast Asian autocracy of 17 million people for the last 38 years.
More than 600 guests turned out to honor Azerbaijan’s Independence Day and Armed Forces Day at a June 1 celebration hosted by Khazar Ibrahim, the country’s ambassador in Washington.
All eyes will be on Lithuania this week when Vilnius hosts the 2023 NATO Summit, as the 31-nation alliance, in its own words, “faces the most dangerous and unpredictable security environment since the Cold War.”
Thirteen sculptures of fired clay, ranging from two to nearly six feet tall, emerge from the depths below the Kreeger Museum’s staircase, offering a stark and meditative vision of desert landscapes within this often-overlooked D.C. gem.
As the African Union’s envoy to the US, Hilda Suka-Mafudze of Zimbabwe speaks for more people than any other ambassador in Washington.
Global Business Coalition for Education has managed to get HP and Microsoft to donate nearly $40 million worth of computers to Ukrainian children.
Khazar Ibrahim, Azerbaijan’s new ambassador in Washington, talks about his country’s energy prospects, and its rivalry with neighboring Armenia.
On May 9, the European Union Delegation and Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis hosted the second annual Transatlantic Bridge Awards at the House of Sweden. Dr. Anthony Fauci, Sen. Rob Portman and journalist Judy Woodruff received awards for their efforts in fostering ties between the US and Europe.
Honduran Ambassador Javier Efraín Bú Soto talks to the Washington Diplomat about rebuilding his country’s shattered reputation.
Haiti’s ambassador to the United States, Bocchit Edmond, has been fired in connection with a passport bribery scandal.
No one was more surprised than President Joe Biden when South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol stood up during a recent state dinner and began singing “American Pie.”
In the Phillips Collection’s latest exhibition, gold leather shoelaces burst out of a reimagined Statue of Liberty. The intoxicating scent of Stargazer lilies fills the next room. A dazzling display of seashells, bones and prosthetic glass eyes beckons visitors to stare in wonder.
The Washington Diplomat rolled out the red carpet for its fourth annual Media Bash on April 28—one of many events around the District leading up to the White House Correspondents Association’s annual dinner on April 29.