Report: US to offer cash prize for wanted Hezbollah leaders

US media says State Department to offer $12 million to anyone with information on Hezbollah leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2017, 12:01 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

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

Trump orders Russia to close San Francisco consulate

Trump administration orders Russia to shutter consulate following Russia's order that the U.S. cut its diplomatic personnel in Russia.Ben Ariel, 9/1/2017, 1:06 AM

New school year, same old incitement curriculum

Study finds PA textbooks in UNRWA schools continue to educate children for war and violence against Jews and Israel.Gary Willig, 8/24/2017, 6:59 PM

State Dept: We will not 'bias' outcome of negotiations

Spokeswoman refuses to commit to two-state solution, as US delegation prepares to speak today with Netanyahu and Abbas.Tal Polon, 8/24/2017, 8:45 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

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

Trump taps Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback as religious freedom envoy

Gov. Brownback has a long history of cooperation with Jewish community on issues of religious freedom, is an outspoken supporter of Israel.JTA, 7/27/2017, 7:52 PM

State Department defends terrorism report

State Dept defends report attributing Palestinian Arab violence to 'lack of hope,' says Sec of State Tillerson does not intend to resign.JTA, 7/27/2017, 9:46 AM

Did State Department copy old reports to whitewash PA?

'State Department fears its own words could be used by Congress to cut funding to the PA, so it intentionally slants reports.'Gary Willig, 7/26/2017, 8:55 PM

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

State Dept 'nervous' as Trump cleans house

President Trump attempts State Department overhaul to 'Americanize' cumbersome bureaucracy - reportedly making officials very nervous.Mordechai Sones, 7/16/2017, 10:59 AM

Trump Administration: 'Settlements' don't help peace

State Department spokesperson says President Trump has been 'clear all along' that 'settlements' don't help the peace process.JTA, 6/21/2017, 8:49 PM

Trump administration: No condemnation of settlement construction

State Department says no condemnation planned for Israel's approval of 2,600 homes in Judea and Samaria - breaking longstanding US policy.David Rosenberg, 6/9/2017, 10:09 AM

Saudi Arabia, U.S. blacklist Hezbollah leader

Saudi Arabia and the United States blacklist Hashem Safieddine, president of Hezbollah's executive council.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/20/2017, 12:07 AM

State Department offers reward for Al-Nusra leader

Trump administration offers reward of up to $10 million for information about Al-Nusra Front leader.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/11/2017, 5:36 AM

U.S. Embassy in Saudi Arabia omits Trump Israel visit

Rep. Eliot Engel calls out Embassy in Saudi Arabia for posting video that edited out mention of Trump's visit to Israel.Elad Benari, 5/9/2017, 1:07 AM

State Department issues travel alert for Europe

American citizens warned to be aware of a continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.Ben Ariel, 5/2/2017, 2:06 AM

State Department: Hamas military commander a ‘global terrorist’

Hamas commander involved in kidnapping of Gilad Shalit declared 'a significant risk' of committing terrorist attacks.JTA, 4/6/2017, 7:16 PM

State Department employee charged with lying to FBI

Veteran State Department employee charged with making false statements about gifts received from Chinese intelligence agents.Ben Ariel, 3/30/2017, 4:15 AM

State Department: Israel aid won't be reduced

State Department says Trump's proposed budget cut does not affect Israel.Elad Benari, 3/17/2017, 3:14 AM

State Department: Israel’s anti-BDS law is ‘sovereign decision’

State Department refuses to condemn Israeli law barring BDS activists from entering country.JTA, 3/9/2017, 6:10 PM

US working with Israel on 'settlements'

State Department official says White House working closely with Israel on policy on Jewish construction in Judea and SamariaGary Willig, 3/7/2017, 10:30 PM

Report: State Dep. officials barred from Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Senior State Department bureaucrats fired days after being barred from Trump-Netanyahu meeting.David Rosenberg, 2/20/2017, 9:03 AM

US State Dept. refuses to condemn Regulation Law

State Dept. official says US is reserving comment, while calling on Palestinian Authority not to challenge the law in international courts.Tal Polon, 2/7/2017, 8:21 AM

Report: 100,000 visas revoked under Trump travel ban

Department of Justice lawyer says more than 100,000 visas have been revoked from travellers in the past week.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 2/3/2017, 10:26 PM

State Department officials protest Trump's immigration policy

Some 900 State Department officials sign memo criticizing Trump's travel ban for refugees and immigrants from Muslim-majority countries.Ben Ariel, 2/1/2017, 3:12 AM

State Department reviewing Obama's last minute aid to the PA

State Department says it is reviewing the last-minute decision by Obama administration to send $221 million to the PA.Elad Benari, 1/25/2017, 5:08 AM

State Dept. adds 2 top Hezbollah officials to terrorist list

State Department lists as designated terrorists two Hezbollah officials, including the son of former top commander Mughniyeh.JTA, 1/11/2017, 5:29 AM

Foreign condemnation of terror attack

US, France, EU, and other nations condemn terror attack in Israel which killed four soldiers. "No excuses and no justification."Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/8/2017, 8:22 PM

Obama administration sanctions bin Laden's son

State Department names Hamza bin Laden to global terrorist list.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2017, 3:07 AM

State Department to North Korea: Refrain from provocations

State Department warns North Korea against provocations, after the country’s leader says they are close to a test launch on an ICBM.Ben Ariel, 1/2/2017, 5:05 AM

White House: report of meetings with PA officials 'fabrications'

US officials deny reports John Kerry met with PA officials to plan anti-Israel UN resolutionArutz Sheva Staff, 12/28/2016, 10:17 PM

American ambassador asks to stay in Israel

American ambassador Dan Shapiro has asked the State Department to let him stay in Israel until the end of the school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/26/2016, 1:47 PM

Trump: I haven't chosen Secretary of State yet

President-elect rejects claims Exxon CEO has been selected for Secretary of State, says Mitt Romney still in the running.David Rosenberg, 12/11/2016, 8:01 PM

State Department: Regulation Law is 'profoundly damaging'

State Department spokesman blasts Regulation Law, says Washington is deeply concerned about it.Ben Ariel, 12/7/2016, 4:39 AM

'Time to dump the anti-Israel crowd in the State Department'

Chairman of Republican Party in Israel tells Arutz Sheva State Department officials actively preventing moving of US embassy to Jerusalem.Benny Toker, 12/1/2016, 10:13 PM

Israel and the American-Indian question

As State Department condemns Jewish "settlements", embittered American Indians see Thanksgiving as glorifying American "settlements."Hillel Fendel, 11/22/2016, 1:06 AM

US State Department "concerned" over Amona Law

US State Department speaks out against bill to save Amona from destruction.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/14/2016, 10:16 PM

Iran to ship out excess heavy water

State Department says Iran is taking steps to ship out heavy water produced in excess of limit set under its nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 11/10/2016, 5:42 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

State Department releases more Clinton emails

State Department releases 357 of the 15,000 Clinton emails uncovered by the FBI.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2016, 2:10 AM

State Department blasts new Jerusalem construction

State Department says U.S. is strongly opposed to "settlement activity" after Israel approves new homes in Jerusalem's Gilo neighborhood.Elad Benari, 11/3/2016, 1:04 AM

What is Obama planning for Israel in his final months?

Report suggests White House preparing possible last-ditch attempt at achieving two-state solution before Obama's term ends next January.David Rosenberg, 11/1/2016, 12:21 PM

Did Clinton steal State Department furniture?

Former Clinton security agent tells FBI that Democratic nominee took government furniture to her private residence.David Rosenberg, 10/18/2016, 10:11 AM

Washington 'grateful' to B'tselem

While Israel condemned the willingness of B’tselem to speak against Israel last week at the UN, Washington took a different approach.Tal Polon, 10/18/2016, 8:34 AM

Israel rejects State Department criticism

Foreign Ministry clarifies that construction of homes in Shilo is not "new settlements".Nitsan Keidar, 10/6/2016, 12:08 AM

Washington ‘deeply troubled’ by possibility of new 'settlement'

The Obama administration has “strongly condemned" Israel for plans to construct housing on land in Judea and SamariaYoel Domb, 10/5/2016, 7:50 PM

State Dept. to run 2 sessions on anti-Semitism in Europe

State Department including two sessions at a conference on religion on how best to combat anti-Semitism throughout Europe.JTA, 9/23/2016, 6:26 AM

State Department blacklists senior Hamas member

United States adds former Hamas interior minister Fathi Hammad to its "global terrorist" list.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2016, 9:24 PM

State Department on Netanyahu's video: 'Inappropriate'

United States unhappy with Netanyahu's use of the term "ethnic cleansing" in video on the PA's desire to have no Jews in its future state.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/10/2016, 12:33 AM

State Dept. ordered to release Clinton emails on September 13

Federal judge orders the State Department to start releasing 15,000 additional Clinton emails starting on September 13.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2016, 6:15 AM

State Department blasts Hevron construction

State Department condemns government approval for the planning of new housing for Jews in Hevron as "settlement expansion".Ben Ariel, 8/25/2016, 6:16 AM

US to citizens: Get out of Gaza

The US State Department has issued a warning to its citizens to leave Gaza, as Israel continues to defend itself from Gaza rockets.AFP, 8/24/2016, 8:17 AM

U.S.: It's unclear if Russia has stopped using Iranian air base

State Dept. acknowledges reports that Russia ended its use of an Iranian air base to strike Syria, says it's unclear if they are true.Ben Ariel, 8/23/2016, 3:43 AM