State Department backs Shapiro's criticismState Department spokesman says there was "nothing new" in Ambassador Shapiro's critique of Israeli policy in Judea and Samaria.
State Department condemns 'horrific' terrorismState Department spokesman condemns murder of Dafna Meir and wounding of Michal Froman, urges steps to restore calm.
US confirms Americans were abducted in BaghdadEmbassy, State Department reveal efforts to locate missing civilians, with Iraqi official saying they were kidnapped at interpreter's home.
Concrete poured into Arak reactorState Department confirms that concrete has been poured into the core of Iran's heavy water nuclear reactor.
US tongue-lashes Israel for its 'new settlement'State Department slams 'illegitimate' expansion of Gush Etzion with key new compound, saying it 'undermines two state solution.'
State Department discussing Iran sanctionsState Department in discussions with other agencies on imposing sanctions against Iran for an October 10 ballistic missile test.
State Department: Execution may worsen tensionsUnited States expresses concern after Saudi Arabia executes prominent Shiite cleric, triggering condemnation and protests.
Newly released Clinton emails show security riskState Department releases new batch of private emails including 275 classified ones, exposing her confusion and faulty devices.
State Dept.: Russian strikes killing civiliansState Department spokesman says Russia's indiscriminate air strikes in Syria have killed hundreds of civilians.
State Department rejects call to close PLO officeState Department rejects calls by 32 lawmakers to close the PLO's Washington office, says doing so is detrimental to peace efforts.
See something, say something—unless a Palestinian is involvedThe State Department website encouraging tipsters to inform on terrorist fugitives is strangely remiss on Palestinian terrorists.
State Department updates travel warning to IsraelAmericans in Israel encouraged to avoid visiting Judea and Samaria and use public transit.
State Department denies calling out PA incitementJohn Kirby insists Kerry did not blame PA leadership for incitement, attacks Israel's 'illegitimate' presence in Judea-Samaria.
US rejects Russian claim Turkey buys ISIS oilState Department spokesperson says US sees 'no evidence' to support Russian accusation Turkey 'in league with' ISIS.
Weak US response to Iran executing AmericanWatch spokesperson give lackluster answer to report Iran executed dual citizen despite US requests, promising only to 'raise concerns.'
US 'troubled' by Russian ban on Soros fundOpen Society Foundations threaten state security, says Russian Prosecutor-General. In Israel, they operate more freely.
USA terror alert – this is not a testNu? How afraid do you want us to be? And of what?
State Department issues worldwide travel alertState Department warns terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions, urges Americans to be vigilant.
US condemns Ezra Schwartz's murderUS State Department, embassy condemn 18 year-old's murder in terror attack - but White House still silent.
U.S. offers $5 million for info on ISIS leaderState Department announces reward for information leading to the location or identification of key ISIS leader Muhammad al-Shimali.
State Dept. says 'PA has no right to join the ICC'Spokesperson condemns Abbas's unilateral move in meeting with International Criminal Court, but says Kerry 'still believes in progress.'
United States cutting PA's economic aidUnited States cutting economic aid for the Palestinian Authority because of 'unhelpful actions' by the Palestinians, says American diplomat.
Trump: How Can Israel Be Happy with the US?In TV interview Republican candidate slams State Dept. for criticizing Israeli 'excessive force,' saying 'we're not taking care of Israel.'
How 'NGO Tactics' Shape US Condemnation of IsraelNew report reveals anti-Israeli NGO actions to delegitimize Israeli self-defense, which has led to US and UN 'excessive force' claims.
State Dept.: No Violation of Mount Status QuoAfter blaming Israel for Arab terror, State Dept. spokesman John Kirby says he 'did not intend to suggest' Temple Mount status quo broken.
Yaalon: 'Excessive Force' Accusation is 'Nonsense'Incredulous Defense Min. asks State Dept.: How is neutralizing someone 'wielding a knife and killing people' excessive?
Erdan: State Dept. Has 'Always Been Hostile' to UsInternal Security Minister blasts US State Dept. for 'accepting lies' about Israel's use of force without proper investigation.
State Dept. Backtracks on 'Settlements' CommentState Department spokesman insists Kerry not trying to assign blame when he linked "settlements" with Arab terror wave.
Kerry Plans Middle East Trip 'Soon'State Department spokesman John Kirby confirms Kerry planning a trip aimed at calming violence, won't provide more details.
'Most Russian Airstrikes Not Directed at ISIS'State Department spokesman says more than 90% of Russia's airstrikes in Syria have targeted so-called moderate rebels.
State Dept. Can't Explain Israel Double-StandardsState Dept. official left speechless when questioned why US army doesn't live up to the high standards it sets for Israeli forces.
State Department Urges Calm Following StabbingState Department condemns stabbing attack in Jerusalem, urges all sides to avoid escalating the situation.
State Dept. Claims Parchin 'Isn't a Nuclear Site'Responding to IAEA report on suspected nuclear detonator site extension, spokesperson claims Parchin 'a conventional military site.'
State Dept.: Iran Not Inspecting its Own SitesState Department spokesman John Kirby rejects AP report that Iran will inspect the Parchin site on its own.
'Too Soon to Tell if Bangkok Explosion Was Terror'State Department spokesman says it is too soon to tell if a blast at a shrine in Bangkok that killed at least 16 was a terrorist attack.
State Dept. Condemns Attack on Arab VillageUnited States condemns attack in Duma as a "vicious terrorist attack", calls on both sides to "avoid escalating tensions".
State Dept 'Deeply Concerned' by ConstructionState Department says Israel’s planned construction in Beit El and Jerusalem threatens the two-state solution.
Kerry to Visit Middle East - but Not IsraelKerry will visit Egypt and Qatar, but Israel will not be on the itinerary because it's "not part of the parameters of the visit".
Clinton: I Did Not Send Classified MaterialHillary Clinton denies she used a private email account to send or receive classified information while she was secretary of state.
Clinton Sent Four Emails with Classified InfoInternal government review finds that former Secretary of State sent at least four emails with classified information.
Kerry 'Doesn't Agree' that Russia a ThreatState Department spokesman says Kerry doesn't agree with top general's assessment that Russia is an existential threat.
Ode to Hillary, Barack and JohnDepart-MENTAL diplomacy in action. A spoof that is too close to the truth for comfort.
Congressman: State Dept. Warped US PolicyRoskam slams State Dept. for not defending Israel from BDS in Judea-Samaria, accuses it of 'prejudging peace process outcomes.'
US: Anti-BDS Bill Won't Protect Judea-SamariaObama's new trade bill, with anti-BDS amendment, does not apply to 'Israeli-controlled territories,' State Department says.
State Department: No Evidence Attacks Were RelatedState Department spokesman says there is evidence that attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait were coordinated.
State Dept. Can't Find 15 Hillary Clinton EmailsRep. says work-related emails wiped from private server and revealed in Benghazi attack probe 'significant and troubling.'
US Aid to Syria Hits $4 BillionLatest installment of $360 million in humanitarian aid announced, as State Dept. warns needs will only grow in the coming year.
US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights AbusesState Dept. folds to Cruz's threats, releases 4-month overdue report revealing Iran's rights violations days before nuclear deal deadline.
U.S. Rejects Sending Gaza Report to UNSCState Department spokesman says Washington rejects the foundation upon which the UN's biased report on Gaza was written.
Terror Attacks Rose 35% in 2014; 81% More DeathsUS State Department report presents damning picture of terror in the Middle East and worldwide, with Syria at its epicenter.
Cruz to Fine State Dept. for Blocking Iran ReportRepublican presidential candidate to fine Obama admin. for continuing to hide Iran human rights violation report that was due in February.
State Department Denounces Oren's AssertionsState Department spokesman denounces former ambassador Michael Oren's comments that Obama abandoned Israel.
Washington 'Confident' Iran Talks Weren't BreachedState Department spokesman says the government confident there had been no security breach in the Iran-West talks.
State Dept. Dances Around EU 'Settlement' LabelingSpokesperson Rathke avidly refuses to answer question on EU plan to label Judea-Samaria products in boycott move.
American Ambassador Met Houthis in OmanState Department confirms for the first time that Anne Patterson held talks with Yemen’s Houthi militia in Oman.
State Dept.: No Decision on French UN InitiativeState Department spokeswoman says Washington hasn't yet decided how it would vote on UN resolution for Israel-PA peace.
State Department Rules Out Extension of Iran TalksThe United States says it will not consider an extension beyond June 30 to reach an agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear program.