US opposes NGO transparency lawUS State Department spokesman John Kirby: US is worried transparency law will harm freedom of expression in Israel
State Department blasts Israeli 'systematic land seizures'State Department uses unusually strong language in condemning Israel's plans to build in Maale Adumim and in Jerusalem.
Obama administration: 'Settlements are corrosive'State Department, Zionist Union condemn spending program to strengthen, secure Yesha towns.
State Department admits deleting parts of briefing on Iran dealState Department admits parts of footage from a 2013 press briefing on talks with Iran were intentionally deleted.
US 'welcomes' Netanyahu and Liberman's comments on PA stateBut State Dept. blasts Jewish housing in Jerusalem, demands Israeli leaders must take concrete steps towards two-state solution.
US 'looks forward' to Ya'alon's successorState Dept. says it appreciates Ya'alon's leadership, belying a rocky relationship in which he called Kerry 'messianic.'
Washington 'keeps options open' on PA's 'settlement' resolutionState Department spokesman won't say whether the United States will support anti-Israeli resolution, but also rules nothing out.
State Department condemns UNHRC 'blacklist' of Israeli companiesUnited States condemns resolution calling for a blacklist of businesses operating in Judea and Samaria, says UNHRC is biased against Israel.
State Department welcomes Assad recapture of PalmyraUnited States welcomes the victory of Syrian President over ISIS in historic city of Palmyra, despite concern over his brutal record.
US attacks Israel for 'land expropriation'On heels of UN condemnation of state land designation, US State Dept. says it has 'serious questions about Israel's intentions.'
US dismisses reports of secret Israel-PA talksUS officials say disclosure of Israeli offer to remove IDF from Palestinian cities is just 'spin,' because they didn't know about it.
State Department: We take North Korea's threats seriouslyState Department calls on North Korea to stop its provocations, after it threatens a nuclear attack on the United States and South Korea.
State Dept. won't vow to finish Clinton review in timeSpokesperson won't commit to finishing review of top-secret emails on illegal private server before election, is accused of 'politicizing.'
Watch: State Dept. spox loses patience with anti-Israel reporterJohn Kirby refused to let Arab reporter Said Arikat corral him into condemning slain Border Policewoman as 'occupier.'
Watch: US backs EU's resolution dividing IsraelState Dept. slams 'illegitimate settlement activity' in backing anti-Israel move, reiterates support of EU labeling Jewish products.
State Department backs Shapiro's criticism of IsraelState Department spokesman says there was "nothing new" in Ambassador Shapiro's critique of Israeli policy in Judea and Samaria.
State Department condemns 'horrific' terrorism against IsraelisState Department spokesman condemns murder of Dafna Meir and wounding of Michal Froman, urges steps to restore calm.
US ambassador sparks clash with 'settlements' criticismUS envoy to Israel attacks 'settlement' building, accuses Jewish state of 'two standards of rule of law' in Judea and Samaria.
US tongue-lashes Israel for its strategic 'new settlement'State Department slams 'illegitimate' expansion of Gush Etzion with key new compound, saying it 'undermines two state solution.'
US rejects comparison of Israel's NGO law to lobbying registryState Dept. spokesman says Israeli Transparency Law and US Foreign Agents Registration Act 'two different things' - but can't explain how.
Washington doubtful North Korea tested an 'H-bomb'Officials in Washington confirm North Korea carried out a nuclear deal but are skeptical it tested a hydrogen bomb.
State Department: Saudi Arabia execution may worsen tensionsUnited States expresses concern after Saudi Arabia executes prominent Shiite cleric, triggering condemnation and protests.
State Department denies calling out Abbas on incitementJohn Kirby insists Kerry did not blame PA leadership for incitement, attacks Israel's 'illegitimate' presence in Judea-Samaria.
Days later, US condemns Ezra Schwartz's murderUS State Department, embassy condemn 18 year-old's murder in terror attack - but White House still silent.
Watch: State Dept. 'doesn't know' that Obama broke his wordSpokesperson 'doesn't know' if Obama's policy was not to put boots on the ground until Friday flip-flop - even though Obama said it was.
State Dept. says 'PA has no right to join the ICC'Spokesperson condemns Abbas's unilateral move in meeting with International Criminal Court, but says Kerry 'still believes in progress.'
Candidate Cruz Demands Kerry Resign for Bashing IsraelPresidential candidate urges Kerry to pack his bags after he blamed 'settlements' for terror, and his spokesman slammed 'Jewish terrorism.'
State Dept. Backtracks: No Violation of Temple Mount Status QuoAfter blaming Israel for Arab terror, State Dept. spokesman John Kirby says he 'did not intend to suggest' Temple Mount status quo broken.
State Department Backtracks on Kerry's 'Settlements' CommentState Department spokesman insists Kerry not trying to assign blame when he linked "settlements" with Arab terror wave.
Kerry Plans Middle East Trip 'Soon', Says SpokesmanState Department spokesman John Kirby confirms Kerry planning a trip aimed at calming violence, won't provide more details.
State Dept.: Most Russian Airstrikes Not Directed at ISISState Department spokesman says more than 90% of Russia's airstrikes in Syria have targeted so-called moderate rebels.
Watch: State Department Claims Parchin 'Isn't a Nuclear Site'Responding to IAEA report on suspected nuclear detonator site extension, spokesperson claims Parchin 'a conventional military site.'
US Presents Double Standards for Illegal ConstructionWhite House 'troubled' by Israel demolishing 40 illegal Palestinian homes - in light of 'settler construction' in the same area.
US Slams Israel's 'Unequal' Entry for Palestinian-AmericansOslo Accords stipulate Arab dual citizens on PA registry must enter from Jordan, but State Dept. slams Israel for 'ethnic discrimination.'
State Dept.: Too Soon to Tell if Bangkok Explosion Was TerrorismState Department spokesman says it is too soon to tell if a blast at a shrine in Bangkok that killed at least 16 was a terrorist attack.
Kerry to Visit Middle East - but Not IsraelKerry will visit Egypt and Qatar, but Israel will not be on the itinerary because it's "not part of the parameters of the visit".
Watch: State Dept. 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.
Watch: State Dept. Ignores Russian Threat QuestionSpokesman John Kirby cuts off reporter, refuses to agree with or deny top general's assessment that Russia is the greatest threat.
State Department Rejects Sending Gaza Report to Security CouncilState Department spokesman says Washington rejects the foundation upon which the UN's biased report on Gaza was written.
Pentagon: Iran Has 'Small Numbers' of Operatives in IraqThe Pentagon says Iran has sent a small number of operatives to help Iraq, but has no "major units" there.