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Secretary Kerry: 'Settlements' obstacle to peace

Secretary of State John Kerry told the Saban Forum that Israel must choose between 'settlements' and peace.Arutz Sheva Staff, Sunday, 10:01 PM

There are 'things we can do' to preserve two-state solution

Outgoing Secretary of State hints the Obama administration is still considering action on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.Ron Kampeas, 12/1/2016, 2:31 AM

Kerry tells State Department staff to cooperate with Trump

Secretary of State instructs State Department officials to fully cooperate with President-elect and ensure peaceful transfer of power.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2016, 5:13 AM

Kerry blasts UN Human Rights Council for anti-Israel bias

US Secretary of State chastises UN body for 'biased focus on Israel'.JTA, 10/30/2016, 10:46 PM

Talks on Syria end with no breakthrough

Talks between Washington, Moscow and Syria's neighbors end within hours.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/16/2016, 4:44 AM

The world's nostalgia for a gendarme

For many reasons, the world would like to see, as ironic as it sounds, a strong America again. Hillary does not fill the bill. Alexander Maistrovoy , 10/15/2016, 9:53 PM

Netanyahu asks Kerry not to promote anti-Israel resolutions

Netanyahu reportedly told Secretary of State that Israel expects Obama not to support a UN resolution on Israeli-PA issue.Ben Ariel, 10/11/2016, 6:15 AM

Netanyhu explains Amona compensation to Kerry

Netanyahu tells Kerry building in Shvut Rachel is 'alternative for Amona residents.'Hezki Baruch, 10/8/2016, 8:47 PM

Kerry: We're 'on the brink' of ending talks with Russia

Secretary of State John Kerry warns that Washington is “on the brink” of ending its talks with Russia on the Syrian conflict.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2016, 3:14 AM

Kerry: We must 'act or shut up' on two-state solution

Revealed: Secretary of State took Israel to task at a private meeting over its policy in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 9/26/2016, 12:43 AM

MK: Kerry ought to learn from Giuliani

Moti Yogev thinks John Kerry should stop 'obsessing' over Palestinian state, learn from people who've actually succeeded in fighting terror.Netanel Katz, 9/25/2016, 9:31 AM

Kerry is 'optimistic'

Kerry meets Netanyahu, hopes to 'advance what is of utmost importance for Israel's security.'Uzi Baruch, 9/25/2016, 12:34 AM

Kerry to Netanyahu: We need to protect the two-state solution

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Secretary of State, who highlights his country's concern over the security of the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/23/2016, 11:22 PM

Syria meeting breaks up without plan to restore truce

Diplomatic efforts to restore short-lived ceasefire are proving futile as intractable war rages on. 'Long, painful meeting.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/23/2016, 7:12 AM

Kerry tells UN that Russia must ground Syria air force

Still hoping to revive failed cease-fire, US Secretary of State demands that Russia force the grounding of Syrian regime air force.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/21/2016, 9:02 PM

Abbas and Kerry discuss 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State meets PA chairman in New York amid renewed push for Israel and the PA to resume stalled peace talks.Elad Benari, 9/20/2016, 12:15 AM

Renewed shelling in Aleppo as truce ends

Syrian Army declares the US-Russia brokered ceasefire null and void, resumes shelling of rebel-held sections of Aleppo.Yonatan Roberts, 9/19/2016, 10:45 PM

U.S.: No cooperation with Russia until Syria aid flows

Kerry tells Russian counterpart there will be no military coordination in Syria until regime forces there allow aid into besieged cities.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/16/2016, 11:41 PM

Opposition seeks 'guarantees' before signing on to Syria truce

Just hours before new ceasefire negotiated between US and Russian Federation is to start, rebel parties demand clarification.Yonatan Roberts, 9/12/2016, 7:46 PM

Iran blasts Kerry for saying it supports rebels in Yemen

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denies American accusations his country delivered missiles to Houthi rebels.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/27/2016, 12:07 AM

Report: PA Chairman Abbas refused to meet Netanyahu

A US proposal to organize a meeting between PM Netanyahu and Abbas falls through due to PA Chairman's refusal to meet without preconditions.Yedidya Ben-Or, 8/11/2016, 9:24 AM

Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

President and Secretary of State deny reports that $400 million payment to Iran was related to four Americans who were held in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2016, 3:14 AM

Kerry helpless as Russia refuses to rein in Assad

John Kerry calls on Russia to 'restrain' Assad's war campaigns on the date they had planned to meet at the negotiating table.AFP, 8/2/2016, 8:40 AM

PA insists on timeframe for any peace talks with Israel

PA chairman meets Kerry and French counterpart in Paris, says any reboot of peace talks with Israel should happen within a clear timeframe.Elad Benari, 7/31/2016, 5:07 AM

Kerry and Abbas to discuss 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State to meet PA chairman Abbas in Paris to discuss stalled peace process.Elad Benari, 7/29/2016, 5:46 AM

John Kerry compares 'threat of refrigerators' to ISIS

Says war on green-house gas 'equally important' to war on ISIS, will save lives.David Rosenberg, 7/25/2016, 7:51 AM

Kerry and Abbas to meet in Paris, discuss peace talks

State Department says Kerry will travel to Paris this week for talks with PA chairman on peace prospects with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/20/2016, 4:38 AM

Watch: John Kerry walks into door at Downing Street

US Secretary of State's unexpected confrontation with the front door of the UK prime minister's residence caught on camera.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/19/2016, 3:51 PM

Kerry: Accusations that we're behind Turkey coup are false

Secretary of State speaks to Turkish Foreign Minister, rejects accusations that the United States was responsible for failed coup.Ben Ariel, 7/17/2016, 5:35 AM

Kerry on Iran deal: The world is a safer place today

Secretary of State John Kerry praises results of Iran deal in 'stabilizing' region ahead of Moscow visit to discuss war in Syria.Shai Landesman, 7/14/2016, 1:37 PM

US will welcome target of 10,000 Syria refugees

Secretary of State John Kerry promises that US will take in 10,000 Syrian refugees this year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/13/2016, 9:54 AM

US State Dept. funds aided Israeli left's election campaign

State Department grants for Arab-Israeli peace used for infrastructure later used by Israeli left during 2015 Knesset election.David Rosenberg, 7/12/2016, 8:50 PM

Kerry leaves for Rome to meet Netanyahu

Meeting between PM and Secretary of State expected to deal with Quartet report criticizing Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/26/2016, 6:11 AM

Netanyahu and Kerry's upcoming meeting confirmed

PM Netanyahu and Secretary of State to meet on Sunday in Rome to discuss stalled peace efforts.Elad Benari, 6/23/2016, 6:15 AM

Kerry meets diplomats who urged Syria strikes

Secretary of State John Kerry meets American diplomats behind the so-called "dissent channel" cable.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/22/2016, 5:13 AM

Is even John Kerry sick of Obama's Syria policy?

Secretary of State John Kerry says leaked cable by dissident diplomats urging airstrikes against Assad 'very good', will meet with them.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 9:19 PM

Netanyahu and Kerry to meet as French peace push continues

Netanyahu and Kerry to meet against the backdrop of French peace initiative and a Quartet report criticizing Israel.Ben Ariel, 6/20/2016, 5:13 AM

US diplomats: We should bomb Syria

Over 50 mid- to high-level State Department officials take stand against Obama's policies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2016, 10:22 AM

Kerry 'willing to listen' to Iran's complaints about sanctions

Secretary of State says he is willing to further clarify to Iran what is and isn't allowed in terms of sanctions relief.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2016, 6:43 AM

Kerry tells Russia US patience on Syria 'very limited'

US Secretary of State says Assad regime must respect fragile ceasefire, warns Washington's patience running out.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/15/2016, 4:00 PM

US denies rift with Saudi Arabia on Syria tactics

US Sec. of State John Kerry denies reports of tensions over increased aid to Syrian rebels, Saudi funding of extremism.Dave Clark, 6/15/2016, 11:18 AM

Lavrov and Kerry discuss joint action against Al-Qaeda in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister and American Secretary of State discuss the need for decisive joint action" against Al-Nusra Front.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/2/2016, 5:15 AM

Blaming the victim, Part I

How Israel is blamed, instead of praised, for not capitulating to Arab demands.Dr. Alex Grobman, 5/30/2016, 7:19 AM

US, Egypt discuss reviving Mideast peace talks

Kerry indicated support for Egypt-brokered talks in visit earlier this month.JTA, 5/24/2016, 9:17 PM

Kerry urges Russia to help stop Syrian regime's attacks

Kerry asks Russian counterpart to press Syria to stop bombing opposition forces and civilians in Aleppo and the Damascus suburbs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2016, 4:44 AM

John Kerry will attend rescheduled Paris peace summit

Controversial French initiative rescheduled to June 3, to accommodate US Secretary of State's schedule.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/19/2016, 8:05 PM

Kerry meets Sisi following his call for Israel-PA peace

Secretary of State John Kerry meets Egyptian President to discuss the Middle East peace process.Ben Ariel, 5/19/2016, 12:16 AM

Will Kerry go? French Mideast summit postponed as US dithers

France postpones Mideast peace summit as US State Department evades question of attendance.David Rosenberg, 5/17/2016, 10:55 AM

Erekat claims Kerry will attend French peace summit

PLO chief negotiator says that despite being reluctant to support the French peace initiative, Kerry will attend a May 30 summit in Paris.Elad Benari, 5/17/2016, 2:15 AM

Kerry won't say if US to attend Paris peace talks conference

US Secretary of State insists Washington 'supportive' of French initiative forcing Israeli concessions, but refuses to commit.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2016, 4:46 PM

Kerry warns Assad against truce violations

Secretary of State John Kerry warns Syrian President of "repercussions" if his regime violates ceasefire being negotiated in Aleppo.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2016, 5:42 AM

Stating the obvious? Kerry: Syria 'in many ways out of control'

US Secretary of State's insightful comments come as he vows to work to salvage crumbling ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/2/2016, 3:07 PM

Jordan's FM discusses Israel-PA peace talks with Kerry

Jordan’s Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh calls for peace talks resulting in viable and independent Palestinian state.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2016, 5:46 AM

Kerry: US quietly helping 'embattled' European Jews

At Baker Institute, Kerry reveals State Dept. working with European Jewish communities suffering from rampant anti-Semitism.David Rosenberg, 4/28/2016, 12:04 PM

Kerry vows to continue pushing for 'two-state solution'

Secretary of State says the United States will push for a two-state peace until the end of Obama's mandate.Elad Benari, 4/19/2016, 6:13 AM

Kerry and Zarif to discuss nuclear deal implementation

Secretary of State will meet Iran's Foreign Minister amid Iranian complaints that it is not getting the sanctions relief it deserves.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 3:44 AM

Iranian official blasts 'foolish' Kerry

Iran's defense minister rejects Secretary of State's comments that his country is is destabilizing the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 4/10/2016, 5:48 AM