Iranian official: U.S. determined to leave nuclear deal

Iran's deputy foreign minister says dismissal of Tillerson shows that Washington is set on quitting the nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 3/15/2018, 6:15 AM

Polish President refused call from Tillerson

Aides to Polish President Andrzej Duda confirm he refused a call from then-U.S. Secretary of State about controversial Holocaust law.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2018, 5:13 AM

Trump: I fired Tillerson over Iran nuclear deal

President Trump says Tillerson's support for Iran nuclear deal was reason for termination. 'I wanted to break the deal, he disagreed.'David Rosenberg, 3/13/2018, 10:54 PM

White House fires top Tillerson aide Steve Goldstein

Aide fired after disputing WH account on firing on Trump's Secretary of State.JTA, 3/13/2018, 10:03 PM

Trump’s peace plan doesn’t sound like Trump

The Donald Trump who proclaimed Jerusalem the capital of Israel cannot be the same Donald Trump now willing to cut the baby in half. Jack Engelhard, 3/3/2018, 10:01 PM

State Dep. official: US, Israel like junior high buddies

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says US-Israel relationship akin to friendship between junior high students.Ron Kampeas, 2/15/2018, 8:28 PM

US mediating between Israel and Lebanon

Disagreement exists over borders of maritime area between the countries, where gas reservoirs exist.Nitsan Keidar, 2/15/2018, 9:54 AM

Tillerson not planning to stop in Israel during Mideast tour

Secretary of State keeping tabs on situation in northern border but not planning on stopping in Israel during his tour of the Middle East.Elad Benari, 2/12/2018, 5:13 AM

Tillerson 'disappointed' after Polish bill signed

Secretary of State expresses concern that controversial Polish law "affects freedom of speech and academic inquiry".Elad Benari, 2/7/2018, 2:05 AM

U.S. and Argentina to cooperate against Hezbollah

United States and Argentina to work together more closely to cut off Lebanese terrorist group's funding networks in Latin America.Ben Ariel, 2/5/2018, 4:44 AM

US adds Hamas leader to list of global terrorists

US government imposes sanctions on terror leader Ismail Haniyeh. Secretary of State: 'An important step in denying resources for terror.'Tal Polon, 1/31/2018, 6:55 PM

U.S. to send experts to Europe to discuss Iran deal

Secretary of State says he sees progress in getting European support for new sanctions against Iran.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2018, 4:14 AM

Tillerson vows continued pressure on North Korea

Secretary of State and Canadian counterpart form international group to increase pressure on North Korea.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2017, 3:16 AM

Tillerson backtracks on North Korea

Secretary of State says North Korea must "earn its way back" to the negotiating table.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/15/2017, 9:56 PM

No embassy move during Trump's first term, Tillerson says

After suggesting embassy would be moved within 2 years, Tillerson says move unlikely to be completed during Trump's first term.David Rosenberg, 12/14/2017, 4:32 PM

State Department: Now isn't the time to talk to North Korea

State Department says North Korea has shown no sign of a willingness to halt its missile and nuclear testing.Ben Ariel, 12/14/2017, 3:06 AM

Tillerson: We're ready to talk with North Korea

Secretary of State says Washington willing to talk with North Korea but the military is ready to act if necessary.Ben Ariel, 12/13/2017, 4:04 AM

State Department to begin process of moving embassy immediately

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says US to get to work immediately to fulfill Trump's pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2017, 9:41 PM

'Tillerson enjoys his job'

State Department spokeswoman refutes reports that Trump intends to replace Secretary of State, says Tillerson plans to stay on.Ben Ariel, 12/1/2017, 3:05 AM

White House mum on report Secretary of State will be fired

White House refuses to confirm or deny report that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be fired.Tzvi Lev, 11/30/2017, 8:34 PM

Report: Trump to dump Tillerson, replace him with CIA chief

NYT claims President Trump planning to install Iran deal opponents Mike Pompeo, Tom Cotton to State Dept., CIA in coming weeks.David Rosenberg, 11/30/2017, 6:07 PM

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

U.S. President says there will be more sanctions against North Korea after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism.Ben Ariel, 11/21/2017, 12:08 AM

Tillerson and Saudi FM discuss corruption probe

Secretary of State speaks to Saudi Foreign Minister following crackdown on corruption in the kingdom.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2017, 6:42 AM

Trump hints Tillerson may be replaced

President tells Fox News he's unsure if Tillerson will be serving out full term.David Rosenberg, 11/3/2017, 10:12 AM

Tillerson: Diplomatic efforts with North Korea will continue

Secretary of State says diplomatic efforts vis-a-vis North Korea will continue "until the first bomb drops".Elad Benari, 10/16/2017, 6:36 AM

Tillerson says US won't walk away from Iran deal

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump won't scrap nuclear deal in his speech Friday concerning Iran agreement.Tzvi Lev, New York, 10/13/2017, 7:12 PM

Turkish FM, Tillerson speak amid latest crisis

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks with Secretary of State after both sides suspend visas.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/12/2017, 12:14 AM

State Department: Tillerson didn't call Trump a 'moron'

State Department spokeswoman strongly denies reported that Secretary of State had called Trump a "moron".Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/4/2017, 11:49 PM

Tillerson denies he considered resigning

Secretary of State blasts NBC News report which claimed he considered resigning, affirms his commitment to Trump.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/4/2017, 6:44 PM

Mattis backs diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis

U.S. Defense Secretary says the Pentagon backs Tillerson's effort to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2017, 6:33 AM

Sen. Schumer: Don’t return trove of Jewish artifacts to Iraq

Senate Minority Leader urges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to find home for Iraqi Jewish Archive outside Iraq.JTA, 10/3/2017, 8:36 PM

NY congressional delegation urges deportation of ex-Nazi guard

All NY Congressmen send letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to deport concentration camp guard living in Queens.JTA, 10/2/2017, 10:44 PM

Trump: 'Waste of time' to negotiate with North Korea

US President tells Secretary of State to 'save his energy' in face of North Korean intransigence, vows to do 'what is necessary.'Gary Willig, 10/1/2017, 6:21 PM

Tillerson: We're communicating with North Korea

Secretary of State says the United States is directly communicating with North Korea but it has shown no interest in dialogue.Ben Ariel, 10/1/2017, 5:56 AM

Tillerson: The Iran deal has to change

Secretary of State says the Iran nuclear agreement must be changed or the U.S. will not be able to remain part of it.Elad Benari, 9/20/2017, 3:07 AM

State Dept to Arutz Sheva: No attempt to take back Israel aid

US denies report Secretary of State seeks to retrieve $75 million in aid. 'Administration committed to ensuring Israel receives all aid.'Gary Willig, 9/11/2017, 6:44 PM

Tillerson to Israel: Give back military aid

Trump administration mulling move to pressure Israel to return $75 million in military aid allocated by Congress for Israel's defense.David Rosenberg, 9/10/2017, 9:59 PM

Lavrov warns against military actions in Korea

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov urges U.S. to refrain from military actions on the Korean peninsula.Elad Benari, 8/31/2017, 12:04 AM

Tillerson: Anti-Semitism post will be filled

US Secretary of State tells Senate anti-Semitism monitoring position, which has been empty for 2 months, will be filled.JTA, 8/29/2017, 3:35 PM

Tillerson on Charlottesville: The President speaks for himself

Secretary of State says Trump "speaks for himself" when asked about the president's values and response to Charlottesville violence.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/28/2017, 4:35 AM

Tillerson: Peaceful pressure on North Korea will continue

Secretary of State condemns firing of three ballistic missiles by North Korea, but says U.S. will continue to seek a peaceful resolution.Elad Benari, 8/28/2017, 1:04 AM

Tillerson welcomes North Korean 'restraint'

Secretary of State welcomes North Korea’s recent restraint, says talks with Pyongyang may be possible "in the near future".Ben Ariel, 8/23/2017, 1:06 AM

Trump admin pushes affirmative action after Charlottesville

Sec. of State Rex Tillerson introduces racial quotas for ambassadorships in wake of Charlottesville violence.David Rosenberg, 8/20/2017, 9:26 PM

Tillerson: Talks with North Korea still an option

Secretary of State says U.S. still interested in talks with North Korea, puts the onus on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/16/2017, 1:07 AM

'Trump was using language North Korea can understand'

Secretary of State says that there is no imminent threat from North Korea.Elad Benari, 8/10/2017, 12:05 AM

Tillerson to North Korea: We're not your enemy

Secretary of State stresses the United States wants to have dialogue with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 8/2/2017, 5:13 AM

Tillerson: Trump and I 'disagree' on Iran deal

Secretary of State acknowledges he disagrees with the President over nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.Elad Benari, 8/2/2017, 2:37 AM

Secretary Tillerson should resign

The State Department released a falsehood-filled, anti-Israel Terrorism Report and Tillerson bears the responsibility for it. Morton A. Klein, ZOA President, 7/30/2017, 8:12 AM

State Department blames Israel for terrorism, praises PA

Illinois congressman, Zionist organization slam State Department report blaming Israel for terrorism, whitewashing PA incitement.David Rosenberg, 7/25/2017, 2:37 PM

The Jews did not start this, Mr. Tillerson

Arabs live among themselves in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Jordan, Egypt - no Jews except a few - but are they happy? No, still they’re miserable: family feuds, tribal grudges, civil wars, thousands killed, millions homeless,brother against brother. Jack Engelhard, 7/25/2017, 12:43 PM

Tillerson to make announcement on Iran nuclear deal

Secretary of State will "very shortly" make an announcement on Iran's nuclear agreement, says White House.Elad Benari, 7/18/2017, 12:06 AM

U.S., Qatar sign agreement on fighting terror

United States and Qatar reach agreement on combating terror funding. Four Arab states that cut ties with Qatar: It's not enough.Elad Benari, 7/12/2017, 4:13 AM

Trump confronts Putin about election meddling

U.S. President confronts Russian counterpart about Moscow's election meddling. Putin denies involvement.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/8/2017, 12:00 AM

Democratic lawmakers urge Tillerson to stop Israeli trial

32 Democratic congressmen urge US Secretary of State to intervene on behalf of activist who entered closed military zone.JTA, 6/29/2017, 10:57 PM

Religious leaders urge Tillerson to appoint anti-Semitism envoy

ADL, religious leaders of various faiths, call on US Secretary of State to fill position of envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism.JTA, 6/28/2017, 10:54 PM

Tillerson, Lavrov discuss Syria

Russian Foreign Minister speaks with Secretary of State, urges him to prevent "provocations" against Syrian government forces.Ben Ariel, 6/27/2017, 3:37 AM

President Trump is fully authorized to destroy Iran in Syria

US Secretary of State seems to be unfamiliar with S.J. Res. 23 authorizing military action against those who aided 9/11 attack. Mark Langfan, 6/22/2017, 5:53 PM