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Washington aware of Russia's Israel-PA peace efforts

State Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.Nitsan Keidar, 9/8/2016, 12:15 AM

State Department blasts Hevron construction

State Department condemns government approval for the planning of new housing for Jews in Hevron as "settlement expansion".Ben Ariel, 8/25/2016, 6:16 AM

U.S.: It's unclear if Russia has stopped using Iranian air base

State Dept. acknowledges reports that Russia ended its use of an Iranian air base to strike Syria, says it's unclear if they are true.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 3:43 AM

Watch: State Department spokesman admits to secret Iran document

State Department spokesman admits public was kept in the dark about side deal that would lift some of the nuclear restrictions on Iran.Elad Benari, 7/20/2016, 6:12 AM

State Department: Israel shouldn't punish innocent Palestinians

State Department says Israel's response to Tel Aviv attack should take innocent Palestinians into consideration.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2016, 3:13 AM

Obama admin's breathtaking Israel-Iran double-standard

State Dept. slams 'right-wing' Israeli coalition - but what did it say when anti-US extremist was appointed to Iran's Assembly of Experts?Ari Soffer, 5/28/2016, 10:01 PM

Did senior US officials meet with pro-terror Arab MK?

MK Hanin Zoabi, under investigation for terror ties, visits Washington. State Dept. rep won't say if she met with US officials.David Rosenberg, 3/3/2016, 1:38 PM

State Department 'aware' of reports of Syria chemical attacks

State Department spokesman: Washington is aware of reports that chemical weapons were used in Syria, but can't confirm them.Elad Benari, 3/3/2016, 4:46 AM

State Department condemns Sha'ar Binyamin attack

State Department issues statement condemning attack in which American citizen Tuvia Yanai Weissman was murdered.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/19/2016, 11:02 PM

State Department: Russian sale of jets to Iran violates arms ban

State Department's Mark Toner denounces reported Russian sale of Sukhoi-30 jets to Iran.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2016, 5:46 AM

State Dept. Spokesman: Judea-Samaria labeling not a new policy

State Department's Mark Toner says the reissued guidelines on labeling Judea and Samaria products do not supersede prior rulings.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2016, 6:13 AM

US indicates Abbas lied about peace talks

State Department shoots down Abbas's claims his negotiation attempts were snubbed by Netanyahu, saying it isn't aware of the attempts.Nitsan Keidar, 1/22/2016, 8:18 AM

State Dept. gives weak response to Iran executing American

Watch spokesperson give lackluster answer to report Iran executed dual citizen despite US requests, promising only to 'raise concerns.'Ari Yashar, 12/1/2015, 11:02 PM

Obama administration to move forward with refugee program

State Department says Obama administration is committed to admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees despite refusal by 24 states.Ben Ariel, 11/17/2015, 4:42 AM

Obama approves of EU labeling of Jewish products

Obama administration says labeling 'not a boycott,' because 'settlements aren't part of Israel,' and adds: 'we label too.'Ari Yashar, 11/12/2015, 9:06 PM

Watch: Obama Admin Can't Blame Palestinians for Terror

Spokesman says demand to 'end incitement' is same for Abbas and Netanyahu, throws in Temple Mount red herring.Ari Yashar, 10/14/2015, 8:47 AM

US Denies Reports it Threatened Israel

State Dept. says reports that Obama caused Netanyahu to fold on Judea-Samaria construction with veto threat are 'false.'Nitsan Keidar, 10/7/2015, 9:13 AM

State Dept. 'Doesn't Need to See' Covert Iran Side Deals

Spokesman claims side deal with IAEA that US not allowed to see 'is nothing secretive'; deals have Iran inspect own nuclear weapons sites.Ari Yashar, 8/5/2015, 8:30 AM

State Department 'Deeply Concerned' by Israeli Construction

State Department says Israel’s planned construction in Beit El and Jerusalem threatens the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 7/30/2015, 6:46 AM

Kerry 'Doesn't Agree' that Russia is an Existential Threat

State Department spokesman says Kerry doesn't agree with top general's assessment that Russia is an existential threat.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/11/2015, 2:20 AM

U.S. Throws its Support Behind Israel

"We support Israel’s right to defend itself," says U.S. State Department. Netanyahu thanks Obama.Elad Benari, 11/15/2012, 12:33 AM

U.S. Monitoring Iran's Activities in Sudan

The United States says it is monitoring a visit by two Iranian warships to a Sudanese port this week.Elad Benari, 11/1/2012, 5:11 AM

U.S. Condemns Israel Over Beit El Expansion

U.S. says "Israeli settlement activity undermines peace efforts" after PM Netanyahu announces 300 new homes for Beit El.Elad Benari, 6/7/2012, 5:42 AM

US Confident Iran Nuclear Talks Will Occur

Despite disagreements over venue, US officials say they are confident nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1 will proceed next week.Gabe Kahn, 4/6/2012, 3:03 PM

We Won't Get Fooled Again!

, 2/24/2012, 12:02 AM

U.S. Criticizes Approval of Shilo Housing Units

The United States criticizes Israel for approving 500 housing units for Shilo: Israel’s “settlement activity” not “constructive”.Elad Benari, 2/23/2012, 4:15 AM

Putin: Hillary Clinton's to Blame for Voter Protests in Russia

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of stirring the pot in Moscow over this week's parliamentary vote.Chana Ya'ar, 12/8/2011, 12:25 PM