US 'Perplexed' by NYT Story on Increase in Iran's Nuclear Fuel

State Department spokeswoman says report of 20% increase in fuel is 'totally inaccurate' and 'just absurd.'Gil Ronen, 6/3/2015, 8:51 AM

State Dept.: No Decision Yet on French UN Initiative

State Department spokeswoman says Washington hasn't yet decided how it would vote on UN resolution for Israel-PA peace.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2015, 6:13 AM

American Envoy Dyes Hair Blonde in Response to Ankara Mayor

Ambassador John Bass hits back at mayor of Ankara who referred to State Department spokeswoman as "dumb blonde".Elad Benari, Canada, 5/1/2015, 10:13 PM

Turkish Mayor Attacks 'Dumb Blonde' Marie Harf in Sexist Tweet

Mayor of Turkey's capital city Ankara attacks US State Dept. spokeswoman in bizarre Twitter outburst over Baltimore riots.Ari Soffer, 4/30/2015, 11:38 AM

Obama Admin. Won't Rule Out $50 Billion 'Signing Bonus' for Iran

Spokesperson Harf tries to wriggle out of addressing immediate cash bonus to Iran; 'largest cash infusion to terror sponsor in history.'Ari Yashar, 4/21/2015, 6:18 PM

US Tries to Calm Tensions with Poland, But No Apologies

State Department says FBI Director's remarks did not 'intend' to suggest Poland was responsible for the Holocaust, but does not apologize.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2015, 9:08 AM

State Dept.: Obama Was 'a Little Mixed Up' in NPR Interview

Spokeswoman Marie Harf tries to undo damage done by Obama's admission that under deal, Iran's breakout time would eventually be 'near zero.'Gil Ronen, 4/8/2015, 9:11 AM

US Rejects Netanyahu Demand for Iran to Recognize Israel

State Dept. says deal with Iran 'only about the nuclear issue', refuses to address Israeli concerns over bolstered Iranian aggression.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2015, 1:31 PM

State Department: 50-50 Chance of Deal with Iran

As deadline for nuclear deal approaches, the United States remains unoptimistic.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2015, 1:15 AM

State Department: We Expect 'Actions', Not Words, from Netanyahu

Deputy State Department spokeswoman not impressed by Netanyahu's apology to Arab Israelis.Elad Benari, 3/24/2015, 6:13 AM

US State Department Slams Netanyahu's 'Magic Formula'

Harf condemns Congress address 'fantasy world,' dismisses 'scary hypotheticals' - like an Iranian nuclear arsenal in weeks.Ari Yashar, 3/4/2015, 4:18 PM

US Admonishes Israel not to 'Betray' its Trust

Top spokespeople warn against revealing details, after Israeli official says Netanyahu will outline Iran deal in Congress.Ari Yashar, 3/2/2015, 10:53 PM

State Dept. Official: Solve ISIS Problem by Getting them Jobs

Marie Harf repeatedly defends her statement that unemployment and poverty are the main ISIS motivators.Hillel Fendel, 2/22/2015, 4:00 AM

Kerry Hopes Next Knesset Holds 'Peace Talks'

Kerry calls on next Israeli government to 'negotiate' after his previous talks torpedoed by PA; US denounces French 'Palestine' vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2014, 10:19 PM

State Department Accuses Bennett of 'Distorting' Kerry Comments

Marie Harf apparently misses reaction from Gilad Erdan, accuses Bennett of 'politics of distortion' for reacting to Kerry comments.Tova Dvorin, 10/18/2014, 8:48 PM

U.S. Condemns Hamas for Threatening Ben Gurion Airport

Deputy State Department spokeswoman says threatening civilian aviation is "unacceptable".Elad Benari, 8/22/2014, 4:16 AM

US Condemns Gaza Rocket Fire as Hamas Blames Israel

As State Dept. spokeswoman says blame for scuppering of talks lies with Hamas, Islamist terror group says Israel at fault.Ari Soffer and AFP, 8/19/2014, 9:34 PM

While the US 'Reviews,' EU Calls for Disarming Hamas

American vacillation over demands to disarm terrorist groups in Gaza contrasts with Europe's surprising support of Israeli position.Hillel Fendel, 8/18/2014, 11:55 AM

State Department: Stopping Missiles Shipment 'Not Unusual'

State Department spokeswoman disputes report that Obama administration tightened weapons shipment procedures to Israel.Elad Benari, 8/15/2014, 12:15 AM

Israel, U.S. Reject UN's Gaza Panel

Israel’s Foreign Ministry blasts UNHRC panel on Gaza, says panel members have already made up their minds.Hezki Baruch and Elad Benari, 8/12/2014, 3:14 AM

State Department: Kerry Has 'Made Progress' in Ceasefire Bid

State Department says Kerry has "made some progress" in talks to reach a ceasefire in Gaza, but "we're not there yet".Elad Benari and AFP, 8/1/2014, 12:14 AM

State Department Hits Back at Israeli Criticism Over Kerry

Spokeswoman Marie Harf calls criticism at Kerry's cease-fire proposal 'offensive and absurd,' says US giving Israel 'unprecedented support.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/30/2014, 9:49 PM

U.S., Canada Criticize UNHRC Over Bias Against Israel

United States and Canada criticize the United Nations Human Rights Council over its intention to investigate the IDF's operations in Gaza.Elad Benari, 7/24/2014, 4:16 AM

US Still 'Can't Determine if Hamas is Responsible' for Murders

US State Dept. admits investigation indicates Hamas is behind the abduction but doesn't point fingers, reiterates call for 'restraint.'Ari Yashar, 7/1/2014, 10:17 PM

State Department: Israel Has the Right to Defend Itself

Deputy State Department spokeswoman says U.S. supports Israel’s "right to self-defense" in the wake of Israel's airstrikes in Syria.Elad Benari, 6/25/2014, 6:15 AM

State Department 'Very Concerned' Over Missing Yeshiva Boys

State Department says it is working with Israel and PA to locate missing yeshiva students.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/14/2014, 1:18 AM

U.S.: There Are No Hamas Members in Unity Government

State Department rejects Israel’s disappointment over its intent to cooperate with the Hamas-Fatah government.Elad Benari, Canada, 6/3/2014, 11:13 PM

Susan Rice to Visit Israel This Week

US National Security Advisor to be in Israel for 'high-level talks' as waffling over peace talks continues.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2014, 6:28 PM

State Department Takes 5 Days to Condemn Iran's Holocaust Denial

State Department condemns Iran’s Supreme Leader, but only after an investigative report reveals it failed to do so for five days.Elad Benari, 3/27/2014, 4:43 AM

U.S. Warns Egypt Against Executing Brotherhood Supporters

Executing 529 Brotherhood supporters may affect the aid that Washington provides to Cairo, says State Department.Elad Benari, 3/26/2014, 4:13 AM

State Department Takes Issue with Erekat

United States expresses concern over comments against Israel by chief PA negotiator, says they are "unhelpful".Elad Benari, 2/20/2014, 3:45 AM