US 'troubled' by Russian ban on Soros fundOpen Society Foundations threaten state security, says Russian Prosecutor-General. In Israel, they operate more freely.
State Dept Interferes in Favor of PLO TerroristsWashington asks a judge presiding over terror victims' compensation case to reduce money paid to Israelis injured during Second Intifada.
US Tells Israel to Leave Illegal Arab SettlementSpokesperson reads unusual statement 'strongly urging' Israel not to demolish illegal Arab town built on site of ancient Jewish village.
US: Likud Win to Have No Impact on Nuclear TalksUS State Department insists that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu's re-election will not impede Iran nuclear talks in any way.
US 'Strongly Opposes' PA ICC RequestWashington calls Abbas's unilateral move 'counterproductive,' says it 'does nothing' for the Palestinian people.
State Dept: Jewish Homes 'Incompatible with Peace'US blasts Israel for building in J'lem, says Jewish apartments are 'illegitimate settlement activity' that 'prejudges' capital's future.
Palestinian Teen Terrorist Was US CitizenState Dept. urges 'calm' after revealing that 17 year-old shot dead after lobbing firebombs at Israeli civilians was an American citizen.
State Dept: Bennett 'Distorted' Kerry's CommentsMarie Harf apparently misses reaction from Gilad Erdan, accuses Bennett of 'politics of distortion' for reacting to Kerry comments.
US Blacklists IS Leader as 'Global Terrorist'State Department blacklists Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, senior Islamist in IS Caliphate.
U.S. Welcomes Decision to Disinvite IranState Department hopes "all parties can now return to focus on the task at hand" after UN's Ban cancels Iran's invitation to Geneva II.
Shutdown: US Can't Enforce Iran SanctionsAttempts to force Iran to abandon its quest for nuclear weapons are put at risk, as State Dept says it can't enforce sanctions.
US Praises Israel for Combatting Human TraffickingFor the second year in a row, Israel has received a top rating by the US government for its efforts in battling human trafficking.
State Dept.: Iran Increased Support for TerrorismIran boosted in 2012 its support for global terrorism to levels not seen for two decades, says annual U.S. State Department’s report.
U.S.: We Support Israel’s Ability to Defend ItselfThe United States reiterates that Israel has the right to defend itself, even if Russia sells advanced missiles to Syria.
U.S.: Beit El Construction is 'Counterproductive'The U.S. says that Israel's approval of new homes in Beit El is "counterproductive to the cause of peace."
U.S. Criticizes Erdogan After New RemarksErdogan accuses Israel of "ethnic cleansing" in Gaza, U.S. says the comments are "not helpful".
U.S. Monitoring Iran's Activities in SudanThe United States says it is monitoring a visit by two Iranian warships to a Sudanese port this week.
Benghazi Attack Also Targeted CIA InstallationThe September 11 attack in Benghazi, Libya, also hit a covert CIA installation, U.S. officials say.
U.S. Offers $12 Million for Al-Qaeda FinanciersThe U.S. posts a reward for help in tracking down two Iran-based Al-Qaeda financial backers.
State Dept Comedy Hour on Iran and IsraelThe US says there are two diplomacies – public and private. Israel is “private” when it comes to red lines apparently. But Iran is public.
US to Oppose Abbas’ Bid for StatehoodThe Obama administration says it will “make the case” at the UN for Israeli-PA talks when Abbas bids for recognition of the PA.
State Dept: Israel as Dangerous for Visit as SyriaThe State Department has issued a travel warning for Israel, as it has for Syria. Apparently, though, Egypt is perfectly safe to visit
US Slams Israel Over Temple Mount Prayer PoliciesA U.S. report on religious freedom slams Israel for preventing Jews from praying on the Temple Mount
Mainstream Media Now Calls PA Farmers ‘Peasants’A journalist covering the State Dept. calls PA Arabs “peasants” and cites “settler violence” without mentioning Arab terrorism.
Is Israeli Capital in Tel Aviv?Soon after the State Dept. was not able to state the location of the capital of Israel, the Washington Post wrote it is Tel Aviv.
Syria's FM: Assad's Words DistortedSyria's Foreign Ministry is working on damage control, denying President Assad refused to take responsibility for the actions of his troops.
Of Things to Come:Taking Stock After the Gaza OperationThere is a worst case scenario, but it is not an unrealistic one.
State Department Fuels Mideast RacismA call to America to support its own values.