Priceless: US State Dept. Can't Explain Israel Double-Standards

State Dept. official left speechless when questioned why US army doesn't live up to the high standards it sets for Israeli forces.Ari Soffer, 10/6/2015, 9:53 AM

State Department Urges Calm Following Stabbing Attack

State Department condemns stabbing attack in Jerusalem, urges all sides to avoid escalating the situation.Ben Ariel, 10/4/2015, 5:47 AM

Watch: State Department Claims Parchin 'Isn't a Nuclear Site'

Responding to IAEA report on suspected nuclear detonator site extension, spokesperson claims Parchin 'a conventional military site.'Ari Yashar, 8/28/2015, 8:46 AM

State Department: Iran 'In No Way' Inspecting its Own Sites

State Department spokesman John Kirby rejects AP report that Iran will inspect the Parchin site on its own.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2015, 6:45 AM

State Dept.: Too Soon to Tell if Bangkok Explosion Was Terrorism

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.Ben Ariel, 8/18/2015, 1:15 AM

State Department Condemns 'Vicious' Attack on Arab Village

United States condemns attack in Duma as a "vicious terrorist attack", calls on both sides to "avoid escalating tensions".Elad Benari, Canada, 7/31/2015, 8:55 PM

State Department 'Deeply Concerned' by Israeli Construction

State Department says Israel’s planned construction in Beit El and Jerusalem threatens the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 7/30/2015, 6:46 AM

Kerry to Visit Middle East - but Not Israel

Kerry will visit Egypt and Qatar, but Israel will not be on the itinerary because it's "not part of the parameters of the visit".Elad Benari, 7/28/2015, 2:13 AM

Clinton: I Did Not Send Nor Receive Classified Material

Hillary Clinton denies she used a private email account to send or receive classified information while she was secretary of state.Ben Ariel, 7/26/2015, 6:39 AM

Clinton Sent At Least Four Emails with Classified Information

Internal government review finds that former Secretary of State sent at least four emails with classified information.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/25/2015, 2:12 AM

Kerry 'Doesn't Agree' that Russia is an Existential Threat

State Department spokesman says Kerry doesn't agree with top general's assessment that Russia is an existential threat.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/11/2015, 2:20 AM

Ode to Hillary, Barack and John

Depart-MENTAL diplomacy in action. A spoof that is too close to the truth for comfort.Rabbi Dr. David Nesenoff, 7/3/2015, 9:19 AM

Congressman: State Dept. Warped US Policy

Roskam slams State Dept. for not defending Israel from BDS in Judea-Samaria, accuses it of 'prejudging peace process outcomes.'Ari Yashar, 7/1/2015, 8:48 PM

State Dept: Anti-BDS Bill Won't Protect Judea-Samaria

Obama's new trade bill, with anti-BDS amendment, does not apply to 'Israeli-controlled territories,' State Department says.Cynthia Blank, 7/1/2015, 12:58 PM

State Department: No Evidence Three Attacks Were Related

State Department spokesman says there is evidence that attacks in France, Tunisia and Kuwait were coordinated.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/27/2015, 1:01 AM

State Dept. Can't Find 15 Hillary Clinton Benghazi Emails

Rep. says work-related emails wiped from private server and revealed in Benghazi attack probe 'significant and troubling.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 11:19 AM

US Aid to Syria Hits $4 Billion

Latest installment of $360 million in humanitarian aid announced, as State Dept. warns needs will only grow in the coming year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/26/2015, 8:55 AM

US Slams Iran for 'Inhuman' Rights Abuses

State Dept. folds to Cruz's threats, releases 4-month overdue report revealing Iran's rights violations days before nuclear deal deadline.Ari Yashar, 6/25/2015, 9:49 PM

State Department Rejects Sending Gaza Report to Security Council

State Department spokesman says Washington rejects the foundation upon which the UN's biased report on Gaza was written.Elad Benari, 6/24/2015, 6:15 AM

Terror Attacks Rose 35% in 2014; 81% More Deaths

US State Department report presents damning picture of terror in the Middle East and worldwide, with Syria at its epicenter.Tova Dvorin, 6/20/2015, 11:34 PM

Cruz to Fine State Dept. for Withholding Key Iran Report

Republican presidential candidate to fine Obama admin. for continuing to hide Iran human rights violation report that was due in February.Ari Yashar, 6/18/2015, 4:56 PM

State Department Denounces Oren's 'False' Assertions

State Department spokesman denounces former ambassador Michael Oren's comments that Obama abandoned Israel.Elad Benari, 6/18/2015, 2:14 AM

Washington 'Confident' Talks with Iran Weren't Breached

State Department spokesman says the government confident there had been no security breach in the Iran-West talks.Ben Ariel, 6/12/2015, 5:46 AM

Watch: State Dept. Dances Around EU 'Settlement' Labeling

Spokesperson Rathke avidly refuses to answer question on EU plan to label Judea-Samaria products in boycott move.Ari Yashar, 6/10/2015, 11:35 AM

American Ambassador Met Houthis in Oman

State Department confirms for the first time that Anne Patterson held talks with Yemen’s Houthi militia in Oman.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2015, 5:43 AM

State Dept.: No Decision Yet on French UN Initiative

State Department spokeswoman says Washington hasn't yet decided how it would vote on UN resolution for Israel-PA peace.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2015, 6:13 AM

State Department Rules Out Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks

The United States says it will not consider an extension beyond June 30 to reach an agreement on curbing Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 5/28/2015, 12:13 AM

Washington Blacklists Suspects in Burgas Terror Attack

State Department announces that three Hezbollah members have been placed on a special terror watch list.Elad Benari, 4/29/2015, 3:15 AM

United States Concerned Over S-300 Delivery to Iran

The United States voices concern after Russian President lifts a ban on shipments of advanced missile systems to Iran.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 4:16 AM

Russian Hackers Breach White House System

US officials reveal hackers for Russian govt. have 'owned' State Department site for months, have access to Obama's real-time schedule.Ari Yashar, 4/8/2015, 8:29 AM

US Rejects Netanyahu Demand for Iran to Recognize Israel

State Dept. says deal with Iran 'only about the nuclear issue', refuses to address Israeli concerns over bolstered Iranian aggression.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2015, 1:31 PM

US Willing to Work Past Iran Nuclear Deal Deadline

State Dept. says it will push into Wednesday to try and seal a deal, but will leave talks before June deadline if they go nowhere.Ari Yashar, 3/31/2015, 9:46 PM

State Department: We Expect 'Actions', Not Words, from Netanyahu

Deputy State Department spokeswoman not impressed by Netanyahu's apology to Arab Israelis.Elad Benari, 3/24/2015, 6:13 AM

State Dept. Mocked for 'Over the Top' Condolences to Rouhani

'Are you sending flowers as well?' AP's Matt Lee rips into White House for 'laying it on thick' after Iranian president's mother dies.Ari Soffer, 3/23/2015, 3:50 PM

Bibi's Strategist: Obama Meddled More Than You Know

John McLaughlin reveals how State Department trained Israeli Arabs to boost turnout and replace Netanyahu, interfering with democracy.Ari Yashar, 3/23/2015, 9:32 AM

Obama Administration Expects UN to Approve Deal with Iran

State Department says UN would probably endorse final deal with Iran, denies talks on removing sanctions are taking place.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/13/2015, 11:58 PM

Clinton: Private Emails Used 'Out of Convenience'

Former Secretary of State says she used private emails out of "convenience", admits it "would have been better" to have two accounts.Ben Ariel, 3/11/2015, 2:44 AM

New Israel Fund Received More than $1M from US State Department

US directly involved in million-dollar MEPI program - which organizes 'strikes and protests' from the Arab community.Edwin Black, 3/10/2015, 7:21 AM

Clinton in Hot Water for Using Personal E-mail While in Office

Benghazi Committee to subpoena Clintonmail.com in the wake of report that Clinton used a personal address for diplomatic purposes.Ben Ariel, 3/5/2015, 3:16 AM

US State Department Slams Netanyahu's 'Magic Formula'

Harf condemns Congress address 'fantasy world,' dismisses 'scary hypotheticals' - like an Iranian nuclear arsenal in weeks.Ari Yashar, 3/4/2015, 4:18 PM

US Claims it will 'Confront' Iran's Regional Power Grab

State Dept official says US will oppose expansion regardless of nuclear talks, in apparent response to Netanyahu's warnings.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/3/2015, 9:51 PM

State Department 'Concerned' Over Cutting of Electricity in PA

State Department spokeswoman expresses concern over the IEC temporarily cutting off power in the PA because of its huge debt.Ben Ariel, 2/24/2015, 4:46 AM

State Dept. Official: Solve ISIS Problem by Getting them Jobs

Marie Harf repeatedly defends her statement that unemployment and poverty are the main ISIS motivators.Hillel Fendel, 2/22/2015, 4:00 AM

State Dept.: Kerry Will be 'Out of Town' During Netanyahu Speech

Where will Kerry be when Prime Minister Netanyahu addresses Congress? "Probably out of town", says his spokeswoman.Elad Benari, 2/20/2015, 12:12 AM

There's No Coordination with Assad, Says State Department

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says her country isn't coordinating airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.Ben Ariel, 2/11/2015, 12:14 AM

US Blacklists German Rapper Who Joined ISIS

Denis Cuspert, or 'Deso Dogg,' listed as a 'global terrorist' after over two years of involvement with the terror group.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2015, 7:40 AM

Obama Requests $8.8 Billion for Fight Against ISIS

President Barack Obama requests $8.8 billion to fund the fight against ISIS in his budget for 2016.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2015, 5:13 AM

Hamas Calls United States 'Rude and Racist'

Hamas takes exception with the United States' expression of dissatisfaction over Turkey’s contacts with the group.Ben Ariel, 1/11/2015, 5:01 AM

US: 'Palestine' Not a State, So Not Eligible to Join ICC

State Department spokeswoman says PA not a country so can't sign up to Rome Statute, as Congress threatens to cut all funding to PA.Ari Soffer, 1/7/2015, 9:19 PM

Washington Reviewing Financial Aid to PA Over ICC Bid

The United States reviewing its annual $440-million aid package to the PA because of its effort to join the ICC, says State Department.Elad Benari, 1/6/2015, 6:16 AM

US Slams Freeze on PA Tax Revenues

State Department says retaliatory freeze for ICC bid 'raises tensions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/5/2015, 9:08 PM

US 'Strongly Opposes' PA ICC Request

Washington calls Abbas's unilateral move 'counterproductive,' says it 'does nothing' for the Palestinian people.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 9:28 PM

State Department: PA Resolution Not Constructive

State Department spokesman says PA's unilateral resolution does not advance peace or addresses Israel's security needs.Ben Ariel, 12/30/2014, 4:13 AM

US Finally Says it Opposes Unilateral PA UN Bid

After fence sitting with Kerry saying he was open to resolution, State Department says it 'can't support' demand for Israeli withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 12/18/2014, 10:01 PM

US Slams EU Removal of Hamas from Terror Blacklist

Washington urges the EU to maintain sanctions on the terror organization as Hamas spokesman declares 'victory' in ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2014, 10:04 PM

Iran Condemns Israel's 'Assassination' of PA Minister

Iran says "assassination" of Ziad Abu Ein proves Israel's "criminal nature". Washington, meanwhile, calls for a "fair probe".Ben Ariel, 12/11/2014, 6:15 AM

State Dept: Position on 'Settlements' Won't Change After Obama

State Department spokeswoman responds to Minister Ya'alon's comment that Obama is responsible for construction freeze.Elad Benari, 12/11/2014, 5:13 AM