U.S. Officials Silent on Airstrike in Syria

White House, State Department refuse to comment when asked whether Israel had carried out an airstrike in Syria.Elad Benari, 1/31/2013, 3:14 AM

US Resumes Pressuring Israel: 2-State ‘Solution’

Washington resumes pressuring Israel on the ultimate goal of dividing Jerusalem and handing Judea and Samaria to the Palestinian Authority.Chana Ya'ar, 1/27/2013, 10:24 AM

Assad Speech 'Detached from Reality', Says U.S.

The United States State Department says Assad's speech is another attempt to cling to power.Elad Benari, 1/7/2013, 3:44 AM

U.S. Hopes for Israel-PA Peace in 2013

"Now is the time for leaders on both sides to display real leadership," says State Department spokeswoman about Israel and the PA.Elad Benari, 1/3/2013, 6:45 AM

Nuland: Israeli Construction is 'Provocative'

U.S. State Department spokeswoman uses strong language to condemn Israeli building in northern Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 12/19/2012, 4:13 AM

U.S. Condemns Ramat Shlomo Construction

Israel should refrain from "unilateral actions", says State Department Spokeswoman Victoria Nuland.Elad Benari, 12/18/2012, 3:14 AM

U.S. Criticizes Erdogan After New Remarks

Erdogan accuses Israel of "ethnic cleansing" in Gaza, U.S. says the comments are "not helpful".Elad Benari, 11/21/2012, 3:45 AM

Israel, U.S. Spar Over 'Red Lines' for Iran

Israel responds to Clinton's remarks about setting red lines for Iran, and Clinton's spokeswoman responds to Israel.Elad Benari, 9/10/2012, 11:45 PM

U.S.: We Understand Corrie Family's Disappointment

U.S. State Department sympathizes with the family of Rachel Corrie. “We understand the family's disappointment.”Elad Benari, 8/29/2012, 5:13 AM

Defying Israel, UN Chief Confirms Tehran Trip

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will attend Iran for NAM summit, defying objections from Israel, US and Jewish groups to boycott the event.Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/23/2012, 1:14 PM

U.S.: There's Still Time for Diplomacy on Iran

State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland tells reporters: We believe there is still time for diplomacy to work with Iran.Elad Benari, 8/23/2012, 5:13 AM

Iran Bans Women Due to 'Manly Nature' of Studies

Thirty-six universities in Iran have banned women from 77 fields of study.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/22/2012, 5:19 PM

Video: O Jerusalem, Obama Has Forgotten Thee

Emergency Committee for Israel has issued a short video tracking the Obama administration's deteriorating stance on Jerusalem.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/29/2012, 5:49 PM

U.S. Condemns Legalization of Communities

State Department spokeswoman says Washington is opposed to the legalization of Sansana, Rechelim and Bruchin.Elad Benari, 4/25/2012, 5:15 AM

State Dept. Won't Say J'lem is Israel's Capital

U.S. State Department spokeswoman refuses to say outright that Jerusalem is Israel's capital during daily press briefing.Elad Benari, 3/29/2012, 5:42 AM

US Explains Cuts for PA's Sesame Street

The US explained in a briefing Tuesday why funding for the Palestinian Authority version of Sesame Street is being cut.Chana Ya'ar, 1/11/2012, 9:58 AM

U.S. Looking for Diplomatic Strategy on Iran

Ahead of the IAEA report on Iran, U.S. clarifies it hasn't given up on the diplomatic route yet.Elad Benari, 11/4/2011, 4:13 AM

Tough Questions for State Dept. Spokeswoman

U.S. State Department Spokeswoman grilled over the cutting of funds to UNESCO and Israel's sanctions on the PA.Elad Benari, 11/3/2011, 11:48 AM