US sued over aid to Israel

A lawsuit claims that US aid to Israel is illegal, since Israel won't sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.JTA, 8/12/2016, 1:46 PM

Israel: Criticism of construction 'lacks factual basis'

Foreign Ministry rejects criticism of planned construction in Gilo, says the real obstacle to peace is Palestinian rejection of Israel.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/29/2016, 9:05 PM

State Department blasts 'corrosive' Israeli construction

State Department spokesman issues scathing condemnation of Israeli plans to build new homes in Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo.Elad Benari, 7/28/2016, 1:40 AM

Watch: Pokemon invades US State Department briefing

It seems not even the State Department can get away from the wildfire game PokemonGo.Rachel Kaplan, 7/24/2016, 2:50 PM

Watch: State Department spokesman admits to secret Iran document

State Department spokesman admits public was kept in the dark about side deal that would lift some of the nuclear restrictions on Iran.Elad Benari, 7/20/2016, 6:12 AM

State Department denies intentionally funding anti-Bibi campaign

US State Department acknowledges giving money to activist group but claims had no idea group would then turn to partisan politics.Nitsan Keider, 7/13/2016, 11:57 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

State Department reopens Clinton email probe

State Department reopening internal investigation into whether Clinton and her top aides mishandled classified information.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2016, 4:42 AM

ZOA: U.S. condemnations of terror biased against Israel

ZOA compares official U.S. condemnations of terrorism around the world to be blatantly biased against Israel.Hillel Fendel, 7/7/2016, 3:44 AM

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.Elad Benari, 7/6/2016, 6:14 AM

Brexit restored sovereignty to the UK - now it must be Israel’s turn.

The intellect of so many in Israel’s governments have led them along the dead end path of the peace process, forcing them to taste the bitter fruits of appeasement. Victor Sharpe, 6/30/2016, 1:08 AM

Benghazi report revealed: Surprise allies, security snafus

Sacrificed for politics: 4 Americans die as State Department worries about offending Libya. The rest rescued by Qhaddafi supporters.Rachel Kaplan, 6/29/2016, 11:53 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

United States blacklists Syrian jihadist group

State Department declares the Yarmuk Martyr's Brigade a global terrorist threat.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2016, 5:14 AM

State Department: Israel shouldn't punish innocent Palestinians

State Department says Israel's response to Tel Aviv attack should take innocent Palestinians into consideration.Ben Ariel, 6/10/2016, 3:13 AM

State Department condemns 'cowardly' Tel Aviv attack

State Department spokesman offers condolences to Israel following shooting attack in Tel Aviv.Elad Benari, 6/9/2016, 12:42 AM

Those old State Department Arabists just won't retire

They seem to crave the publicity, because there is no other logical reason for their behavior.Att'y Stephen M. Flatow, 6/5/2016, 9:14 PM

State Department: Iran still world's top terror sponsor

New report reveals Tehran remains leading global terror sponsor despite nuclear deal, ISIS is the largest single threat in the world.Ari Yashar, 6/3/2016, 11:24 AM

State Department: ISIS is 'greatest terror threat in the world'

Annual report finds ISIS remains the greatest worldwide terrorist threat, while Iran is still the leading state sponsor of terrorism.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2016, 4:14 AM

State Department admits deleting parts of briefing on Iran deal

State Department admits parts of footage from a 2013 press briefing on talks with Iran were intentionally deleted.Elad Benari, 6/2/2016, 4:12 AM

US State Department issues Europe-wide travel warning

Catholic gathering in Poland and Euro 2016 cup in France both likely terror targets, State Dept. warns.Tova Dvorin, 5/31/2016, 7:52 PM

Obama admin's breathtaking Israel-Iran double-standard

State Dept. slams 'right-wing' Israeli coalition - but what did it say when anti-US extremist was appointed to Iran's Assembly of Experts?Ari Soffer, 5/28/2016, 10:01 PM

Judge orders testimony in Clinton saga to remain sealed

Federal judge backs request by Clinton aide to prevent video of her testimony in email saga from being released to the public.Ben Ariel, 5/27/2016, 6:42 AM

US voices concern over new Israeli coalition

'Most right-wing coalition in Israel's history raises legitimate questions', says State Department spokesman.David Rosenberg, 5/25/2016, 10:44 PM

'PA envoy likening Israeli soldiers to Nazis deeply concerning'

State Department: PA UN envoy’s likening of Israeli soldiers confronting stone throwers to Nazis is concerning.JTA, 5/9/2016, 4:09 AM

Revealed: State Department delayed special Benghazi unit

Documents exposed by Fox News show State Dept. missed its own date for investigation of scandal clouding Clinton's run.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2016, 2:16 PM

United States 'doesn't consider the Golan a part of Israel'

State Department spokesperson rejects Netanyahu's comments that the Golan will forever remain under Israeli sovereignty.Nitsan Keidar, 4/18/2016, 11:18 PM

Washington 'keeps options open' on PA's 'settlement' resolution

State Department spokesman won't say whether the United States will support anti-Israeli resolution, but also rules nothing out.Elad Benari, 4/15/2016, 12:12 AM

US criticized over backing illegal EU building for Palestinians

Regavim: 'State Department should condemn EU for blatant disregard of international law, creating illegal facts on ground.'Matt Wanderman, 4/4/2016, 11:15 AM

MK: State Dept. criticism causes Palestinians to avoid talks

MK Michael Oren says American criticism of Israel weakens the confidence of Israelis and also causes the PA to avoid peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, 4/4/2016, 6:14 AM

US State Department protests demolition of illegal Arab homes

US State Department criticizes Israel for enforcing building laws on Arabs in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2016, 8:33 PM

US 'appalled' by Syrian regime's breach of truce

State Department slams airstrikes on a school and hospital near Damascus that killed over 30 people, including 12 children.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2016, 7:09 AM

State Department condemns UNHRC 'blacklist' of Israeli companies

United States condemns resolution calling for a blacklist of businesses operating in Judea and Samaria, says UNHRC is biased against Israel.Ben Ariel, 3/31/2016, 2:13 AM

State Department welcomes Assad recapture of Palmyra

United States welcomes the victory of Syrian President over ISIS in historic city of Palmyra, despite concern over his brutal record.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/29/2016, 1:14 AM

US State Department webpage erases Israel

US visa application website lists other countries by name including Iran, but avoids any mention of Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/16/2016, 10:54 PM

Washington condemns 'outrageous' attack in Yafo

State Department condemns Jaffa attack in which American tourist was killed. Victim identified as Taylor Allen Force.Ben Ariel, 3/9/2016, 6:14 AM

State Department: We take North Korea's threats seriously

State Department calls on North Korea to stop its provocations, after it threatens a nuclear attack on the United States and South Korea.Ben Ariel, 3/8/2016, 4:14 AM

State Department 'aware' of reports of Syria chemical attacks

State Department spokesman: Washington is aware of reports that chemical weapons were used in Syria, but can't confirm them.Elad Benari, 3/3/2016, 4:46 AM

Clinton aides to be questioned in private email probe

Federal judge rules that aides to former Secretary of State should be questioned under oath.Ben Ariel, 2/24/2016, 3:12 AM

Who rejected United States-North Korea peace talks?

Wall Street Journal reports North Korea rejected American offer for peace treaty. State Department says the opposite happened.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2016, 5:15 AM

State Department condemns Sha'ar Binyamin attack

State Department issues statement condemning attack in which American citizen Tuvia Yanai Weissman was murdered.Ben Ariel, Canada, 2/19/2016, 11:02 PM

State Department: Russian sale of jets to Iran violates arms ban

State Department's Mark Toner denounces reported Russian sale of Sukhoi-30 jets to Iran.Ben Ariel, 2/19/2016, 5:46 AM

Two classified Clinton e-mails deal with Israel

State Department releases two e-mails on Israel as part of latest batch of former Secretary of State's messages.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2016, 5:44 AM

American official 'unsure' where Iran's uranium was stored

State Department official says Washington doesn't know the precise location of the uranium Iran shipped out to Russia.Elad Benari, 2/12/2016, 4:45 AM

US insists new bid for Israeli-Arab peace not on the agenda

US State Dept. denies reports John Kerry traveling soon to Israel to broker new peace talks with Palestinians.Nitsan Keidar, 2/7/2016, 9:38 AM

Watch: State Dept. spox loses patience with anti-Israel reporter

John Kirby refused to let Arab reporter Said Arikat corral him into condemning slain Border Policewoman as 'occupier.'Gil Ronen, 2/4/2016, 1:19 PM

State Dept. Spokesman: Judea-Samaria labeling not a new policy

State Department's Mark Toner says the reissued guidelines on labeling Judea and Samaria products do not supersede prior rulings.Ben Ariel, 1/29/2016, 6:13 AM

Washington urges Syria rebels to drop demands for joining talks

United States says Syrian opposition should attend peace talks and drop its demands for aid to besieged areas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/29/2016, 1:13 AM

Global condemnation floods in for Jericho land demarcation

US State Dept. says Israeli acquisition of 15 dunams 'calls into question' its commitment to two states; UN's Ban says he is 'worried.'Raphael Poch, 1/21/2016, 8:01 AM

State Department backs Shapiro's criticism of Israel

State Department spokesman says there was "nothing new" in Ambassador Shapiro's critique of Israeli policy in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2016, 6:14 AM

State Department condemns 'horrific' terrorism against Israelis

State Department spokesman condemns murder of Dafna Meir and wounding of Michal Froman, urges steps to restore calm.Elad Benari, 1/19/2016, 4:14 AM

US confirms Americans were abducted in Baghdad

Embassy, State Department reveal efforts to locate missing civilians, with Iraqi official saying they were kidnapped at interpreter's home.Ari Yashar, 1/18/2016, 12:29 PM

State Department: Concrete poured into Arak nuclear reactor

State Department confirms that concrete has been poured into the core of Iran's heavy water nuclear reactor.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2016, 3:14 AM

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.'Ari Yashar, 1/9/2016, 9:59 PM

State Department discussing Iran sanctions over missile test

State Department in discussions with other agencies on imposing sanctions against Iran for an October 10 ballistic missile test.Ben Ariel, 1/6/2016, 6:13 AM

State Department: Saudi Arabia execution may worsen tensions

United States expresses concern after Saudi Arabia executes prominent Shiite cleric, triggering condemnation and protests.Ben Ariel, 1/3/2016, 3:42 AM

Newly released Clinton emails reveal 'reckless' security risk

State Department releases new batch of private emails including 275 classified ones, exposing her confusion and faulty devices.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/1/2016, 11:36 AM