Pompeo lands in Israel

Secretary of State arrives in Israel, will meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday.Elad Benari, Today, 5:54 AM

State Department confirms Pompeo visit to Israel

State Department says Secretary of State will visit Jerusalem on Friday and meet PM Netanyahu to discuss Syria and Iran.Elad Benari, Yesterday, 4:23 AM

Mike Pompeo to visit Israel tomorrow

US Secretary of State to update PM Netanyahu on Syria crisis, status of talks with Turkey.Gary Willig, Wednesday, 6:01 PM

Erdogan backtracks, will meet Pence and Pompeo

Turkish president walks back refusal to meet with US VP, Secretary of State amid pressure, sanctions over attack on the Kurds.Gary Willig, Wednesday, 4:52 PM

Pompeo: We didn't give Turkey a green light to invade Syria

Secretary of State dismisses criticism that decision to withdraw from northern Syria was an authorization for Turkey to invade.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019, 6:25 AM

Pompeo takes questions on Trump-Ukraine call

US Secretary Pompeo: We will not tolerate people on Capitol Hill bullying State Department employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 4:39 PM

Pompeo subpoenaed over Ukraine probe

Chairmen of three House committees subpoena Secretary of State over his failure to produce documents related to Ukraine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/27/2019, 11:49 PM

Pompeo: Syria used a chemical weapon

Secretary of State says US concluded that the Assad regime used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May.Elad Benari, 9/27/2019, 3:11 AM

Pompeo: We want peaceful resolution with Iran

Secretary of State says US wants a peaceful resolution to tensions with Iran but that is up to the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 9/26/2019, 5:12 AM

Iran saw Bolton's firing as a fatal Trump weakness

Bolton was the "bad cop" and his abrupt departure gave Iran the courage to attack the Saudi oil refineries. Mark Langfan, 9/16/2019, 7:56 PM

Pompeo: 'Tehran responsible for attacks on Saudi Arabia'

US calls on international community to condemn Iranian attacks, says 'no evidence' Houthis responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 12:13 AM

Pompeo: Trump prepared to meet Rouhani with no preconditions

Secretary of State: Trump could meet Iranian President with no preconditions, we're maintaining the pressure on Iran.Elad Benari, 9/11/2019, 1:12 AM

US sanctions Hamas, ISIS, Iran

Trump signs executive order imposing sanctions on terrorist organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 8:41 PM

Pompeo: Iran won’t have a nuclear weapon on our watch

Secretary of State says Trump will only meet Iranian President if "he thinks we can get an improved outcome for the American people."Elad Benari, 9/9/2019, 5:58 AM

Report: Pompeo warned Lebanon Israel could attack Hezbollah site

Sources say US Secretary of State urged Lebanese President to dismantle Hezbollah missile factory before Israel attacks it.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/6/2019, 10:40 PM

Pompeo: Peace plan to be presented 'within weeks'

Secretary of State dismisses speculation of substantial delay in publication of Israel-PA peace plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/6/2019, 8:42 PM

US considering including 'Jerusalem, Israel' on passports

Despite US recognition of Jerusalem as capital, US citizens still not allowed to list "Jerusalem, Israel" on their passports.Nitzan Keidar, 9/3/2019, 10:59 AM

Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

PM Saad Hariri speaks with Mike Pompeo & Emmanuel Macron following escalation between Israel and Hezbollah, urges US and France to interveneDavid Rosenberg, 9/1/2019, 6:00 PM

Pompeo backs Israel's right to self-defense

Secretary of State speaks with Netanyahu following thwarting of planned Iranian drone attack on Israel.Elad Benari, 8/26/2019, 12:34 AM

Pompeo praises Paraguay designation of Hamas and Hezbollah

Secretary of State welcomes Paraguay’s designation of Hamas and Hezbollah as terrorist organizations, calls on other to follow suit.Elad Benari, 8/22/2019, 4:17 AM

'We'll prevent Iranian tanker from delivering oil to Syria'

Secretary of State says US will take every action it can to prevent Iranian tanker from delivering oil to Syria.Elad Benari, 8/21/2019, 3:09 AM

Lebanon says US mediation on Israel border issue 'viable'

US Sec. of State praises Lebanese PM's 'commitment to continued negotiations' regarding Israel-Lebanon maritime border.AFP, 8/16/2019, 9:23 AM

Pompeo on Iran: Time is ticking

Secretary of State urges international community to take action against Iran’s support for terrorism.Elad Benari, 8/13/2019, 6:07 AM

Pompeo mocks Ayatollah’s ‘faux concern for Palestinians'

Secretary of State rips Iranian supreme leader's 'faux concern' for Arabs in Palestinian Authority and his call for violence against Israel.Marcy Oster, JTA, 8/11/2019, 7:45 PM

88 senators urge Pompeo to press Poland on Holocaust restitution

Bipartisan Senate resolution calls on Secretary of State to pressure Poland to take action on restitution of Holocaust victims' property.Katarzyna Markusz, JTA, 8/6/2019, 3:00 PM

Pompeo: Willing to travel to Tehran

Secretary of State says he would be willing to travel to Tehran to address the Iranian people about US foreign policy.Elad Benari, 7/26/2019, 2:13 AM

Why didn't Pompeo meet Israel's Foreign Minister?

Foreign Minister Katz visited Washington, but US Sec. of State Pompeo did not have time to meet him. Here's what happened.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2019, 10:16 PM

Iran: Ballistic missile program not up for negotiation

Iran denies Pompeo's assertion that it is willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program.Elad Benari, 7/17/2019, 3:41 AM

Pompeo: Arab nations, Israel see Iran as a common threat

Secretary of State says US sanctions on Iran are working despite some claiming they wouldn't.Elad Benari, 7/16/2019, 5:00 AM

Pompeo warns Iran of further sanctions

Secretary of State says a nuclear armed Iran poses an even greater danger to the world after Islamic Republic expands uranium enrichment.Elad Benari, 7/7/2019, 11:32 PM

EU High Representative meets Kushner, Pompeo in DC

Federica Mogherini discusses nuclear deal, other areas of international conflict with Trump adviser, US Secretary of State on official visitArutz Sheva Staff, 6/19/2019, 4:18 PM

Two tankers attacked in Oman

Attacks in Gulf of Oman leave two tankers in flames. Pompeo: Iran is responsible, we'll go to the UN.Elad Benari, 6/14/2019, 2:04 AM

Will Germany declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization?

US Secretary of State urges Germany to follow in Britain's footsteps and declare Hezbollah a terrorist organization.Nissan Tzur, 6/4/2019, 6:39 AM

Pompeo clarifies comments on peace plan

Secretary of State: I can see how someone might be concerned that peace plan is one-sided, but that's simply not true.Elad Benari, 6/4/2019, 2:06 AM

Pompeo: I get why some think peace plan will favor Israelis

Secretary of State tells Jewish leaders one might argue that Trump peace plan is “unexecutable” but hopes it isn't dismissed out of hand.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2019, 5:57 AM

Mike Pompeo 'concerned' by warning not to wear kippot in Germany

'No one should shrink in face of prejudice.' Secretary of State chides Germany over warning against wearing Jewish head covering in public.AFP, 5/31/2019, 3:11 PM

'Israel developed into free, democratic, and prosperous nation'

Watch: Secretary of State Pompeo delivers remarks Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/23/2019, 4:07 AM

Pompeo vows 'decisive' response to attack by Iran

US Secretary of State: We do not seek war but any attack by Iran will be answered with a swift and decisive US response.Elad Benari, 5/10/2019, 6:10 AM

Pompeo: Iran trying to hold the world hostage

Secretary of State says world should hold Iran accountable for its threat to expand its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 5/9/2019, 6:14 AM

Pompeo: No more waivers

Secretary of State announces that waiver delaying transfer of embassy no longer needed as ambassador's residence officially opened in J'lem.Nitzan Keidar, 5/8/2019, 4:18 PM

Pompeo in Iraq: Iran escalating its activity

Secretary of State says he visited Iraq to ensure it remains a sovereign, independent nation.Elad Benari, 5/8/2019, 5:36 AM

Pomepo: 'Israelis have every right to defend themselves'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asserts Israel's right to defend themselves on 'Fox News Sunday.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/5/2019, 9:09 PM

Pompeo 'still in charge' of North Korea negotiation team

Secretary of State makes clear he's "still in charge of the team" negotiating with North Korea over its nuclear program.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 4/20/2019, 12:08 AM

PA: We will act against 'Deal of the Century'

Abbas spokesman blasts US Secretary of State's statement that sovereignty in Judea and Samaria will not harm peace plan.Dalit Halevi, 4/15/2019, 4:14 AM

Pompeo: Promise of sovereignty won't harm peace plan

US Sec. of State Pompeo says PM Netanyahu's promise to apply sovereignty won't harm 'deal of the century,' 'reframes and reshapes' problem.Chana Roberts, 4/13/2019, 11:04 PM

Pompeo congratulates Netanyahu

Secretary of State on Twitter: Mazal Tov to Netanyahu on his re-election. The US-Israel alliance is unbreakable.Elad Benari, 4/12/2019, 2:03 AM

Pompeo refuses to back two-state solution

In testimony before Senate, Pompeo says Israelis and Palestinians will decide how to resolve the conflict.Elad Benari, 4/10/2019, 5:06 AM

Pompeo warns Lebanon's Hariri: 'Iran operating on your soil'

US Secretary of State warns Lebanon PM of 'security implications' for his country as Iran continues advanced weapons manufacture there.Mordechai Sones, 4/1/2019, 8:51 PM

Pompeo: Golan recognition will help resolve Israel-PA conflict

Secretary of State to lawmakers: Decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan Heights will help resolve the Israeli-PA conflict.Elad Benari, 3/28/2019, 4:01 AM

US: Labour Party's record on anti-Semitism a national disgrace

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts Britain's Labour Party over its anti-Semitism record, calling it a 'national disgrace'.AFP, 3/26/2019, 10:05 AM

Pompeo at AIPAC: Anti-Zionism IS anti-Semitism

Secretary of State: The US stands with the Jewish people and Israel in their fight against the world's oldest form of bigotry.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 12:14 AM

Iran: We'll strengthen ties with Lebanon

Iran says it will expand its ties with Lebanon despite Pompeo’s call for Beirut to choose sides.Elad Benari, 3/25/2019, 4:13 AM

Pompeo: Trump may have been sent from G-d to help Israel

US Sec. of State Mike Pompeo ‘certainly believes’ Pres. Trump may have been sent by G-d to ‘help save the Jewish people’ from Iran.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 3/23/2019, 9:55 PM

Pompeo warns against Hezbollah's 'terror and threats'

Visiting Lebanon, Secretary of State says Lebanese people need to stand up to Hezbollah.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/22/2019, 10:23 PM

Watch: Pompeo wraps up Israel trip

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo departs from Israel's Ben Gurion Airport, following two-day trip to the Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2019, 10:17 AM

'US could reduce intelligence ties with Israel over China ties'

US Secretary of State Pompeo says US wants countries to be aware of Chinese cyber-threat, praises US-Israel alliance.Gary Willig, 3/21/2019, 10:59 PM

Netanyahu to Trump: You performed a Purim micracle

PM speaks with US President, thanks him for Golan decision. Pompeo: Israelis should know that the battles on the Golan were meaningful.Gary Willig, 3/21/2019, 7:57 PM