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The US Embassy's unusual request

The US Embassy asked the Police Internal Investigations Unit for the cellphone of slain employee Yaakov Tuhi, who was killed by an off-duty Border Police officer.

The US Embassy's unusual request

Amid Iranian threats:

US government limits employees' travels within Israel

US Embassy in Israel issues updated alert, instructs US government employees and their families not to travel outside the greater Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Be’er Sheva areas until further notice.

US government limits employees' travels within Israel

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US embassy envoy chokes up at massacre site

Chargé d’Affaires Stephanie Hallett visits site of Hamas massacre. 'it's unbelievable. We've seen it, and it is evil.'

US embassy envoy chokes up at massacre site

Protestors block roads near US embassy branch

Anti-govt. protestors accuse Netanyahu of harming US-Israel relationship, also protest outside Caesarea home.

Protestors block roads near US embassy branch

Netanyahu: Freedom is precious and is never free

Prime Minister Netanyahu commented on the Jenin operation at the July 4th celebration in the United States embassy.

Netanyahu: Freedom is precious and is never free

US updates statement:

'Israel has the right to defend itself'

After statement calling on all sides to 'de-escalate,' embassy issues clarification emphasizing Israel's right to self-defense.

'Israel has the right to defend itself'

US: We call for all parties to deescalate the situation

Embassy issues statement on Operation Shield and Arrow, lamenting loss of life in Gaza, reiterating commitment to Israel's security.

US: We call for all parties to deescalate the situation

Plan to expand Nof Zion shelved at US request

Lapid says Ben-Gvir, Smotrich, showed responsibility in shelving plan to expand Jerusalem neighborhood during Jake Sullivan visit.

Plan to expand Nof Zion shelved at US request

US ambassador Nides:

'We will fight against any attempt at annexation'

The ambassador stated that the US is against the annexation of Judea and Samaria, says he intends on working closely with new government.

'We will fight against any attempt at annexation'

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Watch: Israel and US celebrate 4th of July on Jerusalem

Naftali Bennett, Isaac Herzog, and US ambassador, Tom Nides spoke at the official 4th of July event in Jerusalem.

Watch: Israel and US celebrate 4th of July on Jerusalem

US Embassy forbids employees to enter Old City during Flag March

US government employees and their families forbidden from entering the Old City of Jerusalem until Monday.

US Embassy forbids employees to enter Old City during Flag March

US Embassy's legendary media adviser Yael Feldboy passes away

Yael worked with 12 US Ambassadors to Israel during her 27 years in the US embassy.

US Embassy's legendary media adviser Yael Feldboy passes away

Temple Mount Riots

US Embassy calls for "quiet enjoyment of the holidays"

The US embassy has released a trilingual statement against further violence on the Temple Mount.

US Embassy calls for "quiet enjoyment of the holidays"

Amb. Nides: US Embassy aware of 'frustrating' delays

Newly appointed US Ambassador to Israel Thomas Nides addresses video to US citizens in Israel saying embassy will overcome COVID 'backlog.'

Amb. Nides: US Embassy aware of 'frustrating' delays

PM Bennett: The government will serve its full term

PM Bennett holds press conference with Foreign Min. Lapid, Finance Min. Liberman. 'We must concentrate on what unites us.'

PM Bennett: The government will serve its full term

US Embassy: 'We are committed to regional stability'

'Meetings with Palestinian civil society focused on the importance of human rights,' US Embassy says.

US Embassy: 'We are committed to regional stability'

Historic US-Israeli relationship inspiring advanced tech fields

Israeli Communications Minister Yoaz Hendel meets with US Embassy staff to discuss the promotion of advanced communication infrastructure.

Historic US-Israeli relationship inspiring advanced tech fields

Israel responds to US condemnation of terrorist's punishment

'PM acts only out of consideration for the State of Israel's security,' statement says.

Israel responds to US condemnation of terrorist's punishment

US condemns demolition of terrorist's home

IDF destroys home of terrorist who murdered 19-year-old Yehuda Guetta, in move US condemns as 'unilateral' and 'undercutting' peace efforts.

US condemns demolition of terrorist's home

US Embassy will be built on Derech Hebron street in Jerusalem

Plans approved for the new US Embassy, which will be built on Derech Hebron street in Jerusalem.

US Embassy will be built on Derech Hebron street in Jerusalem

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The Knesset bids farewell to Ambassador David Friedman

'Our most important accomplishment was recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital,' says Friedman. 'It strengthened US around the world.'

The Knesset bids farewell to Ambassador David Friedman

US sells ambassador's residence

Sale of official ambassador's residence finalized in latest step in transfer of embassy to Jerusalem. Identity of buyer still unknown.

US sells ambassador's residence

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

Attack on US embassy follows series of explosions at Iranian military sites.

Rocket attack on US embassy in Baghdad

American ambassador's house in Herzliya up for sale

Building with area of 1,000 square meters located on five-acre plot.

American ambassador's house in Herzliya up for sale

Hanging 'pride' banner 'not to the benefit of society'

Pro-family group pens letter to US Ambassador Friedman, requesting he support family values, remove LGBT banner.

Hanging 'pride' banner 'not to the benefit of society'

Sanders and Bloomberg boosted Netanyahu election win

Sanders and Bloomberg boosted Netanyahu election win

Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

Multiple rockets hit near US embassy in Iraqi capital. No reports of injuries.

Rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad

US Embassy in Jerusalem issues Israel security alert

US Embassy warns of 'widespread calls for demonstrations,' calls on citizens to avoid crowds.

US Embassy in Jerusalem issues Israel security alert

US warns Israel may face missile attack

US embassy warns citizens in Israel Jewish State may face retaliation for assassination of Iranian general.

US warns Israel may face missile attack

US embassy issues travel warning over 'settlements' announcement

US Embassy in Jerusalem warns American citizens could be targets of elements 'opposed to the Secretary of State’s recent announcement.'

US embassy issues travel warning over 'settlements' announcement

'A message of renewal, rebirth, of a beginning'

Watch: Ambassador David Friedman’s remarks for the upcoming Jewish year at the US Embassy annual Rosh Hashana toast.

'A message of renewal, rebirth, of a beginning'

'We thank Israel, with whom we share everything in freedom'

US Sec. of Veterans Affairs delivers remarks at 9/11 memorial ceremony held by US embassy in J'lem.

'We thank Israel, with whom we share everything in freedom'

'US would not be safe without Israel as a partner'

Under Secretary David Glawe of Dept. of Homeland Security speaks at ceremony for 9/11 victims held by US embassy in J'lem.

'US would not be safe without Israel as a partner'

Watch: US embassy 9/11 ceremony

Ceremony in memory of victims of 9/11 held by US embassy at 9/11 memorial.

Watch: US embassy 9/11 ceremony

US Embassy warns of demonstrations against Bahrain conference

US Embassy in Jerusalem warns of possible anti-American demonstrations during the Bahrain economic conference next week.

US Embassy warns of demonstrations against Bahrain conference

US Embassy in Israel issues security alert

US Embassy in Israel issues alert to American citizens in Israel ahead of anniversary of the US Embassy opening in Jerusalem.

US Embassy in Israel issues security alert

Watch: US Embassy in Jerusalem prepares for Pesach

Are you ready for the Passover Seder? The Friedmans sure are!

Watch: US Embassy in Jerusalem prepares for Pesach

Erekat calls for boycott of US Embassy in Jerusalem

Top PA leader urges international community to boycott US Embassy unit that will handle relations with Palestinian Arabs.

Erekat calls for boycott of US Embassy in Jerusalem

PA sues US over embassy relocation

PA files case with International Court of Justice, asking that it order Washington to remove relocated embassy from Jerusalem.

PA sues US over embassy relocation

What did Ambassador Friedman lose during the embassy move?

Ambassador David Friedman visits Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem to wish Israelis a happy Rosh Hashannah.

What did Ambassador Friedman lose during the embassy move?

Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara

Shots fired from vehicle hit window of security cabin at US embassy in Turkey. No casualties reported.

Shots fired at US embassy in Ankara

Explosion at US embassy in Beijing - bomb detonation

Embassy confirms explosion earlier near embassy was bomb, and perpetrator only one wounded. Police say suspect from China's Inner Mongolia.

Explosion at US embassy in Beijing - bomb detonation

China: Explosion near US embassy

Smoke engulfs area near US embassy in Beijing, amid reports of large explosion.

China: Explosion near US embassy

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US Embassy in Israel celebrates 242nd Independence Day

Netanyahu at celebrations of US Independence Day in Jerusalem: Israel grateful for America's independence and strength.

US Embassy in Israel celebrates 242nd Independence Day

The evangelical equation

The evangelical equation

Is Israel really isolated?

Is Israel really isolated?

Recognizing reality

Recognizing reality

UK will not move its embassy to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesperson says Britain will not follow lead of US in recognizing Israel's capital.

UK will not move its embassy to Jerusalem

Erdogan: US has lost its role as Middle East 'mediator'

Turkish Pres. Erdogan slams US Embassy move, claims Israel perpetrates 'aggression.'

Erdogan: US has lost its role as Middle East 'mediator'

Bolton: Recognizing Jerusalem makes peace easier

U.S. National Security Adviser says recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital enhances the chances for peace.

Bolton: Recognizing Jerusalem makes peace easier

Al-Qaeda leader calls for 'jihad' against America

Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri blasts U.S. decision to move embassy to Jerusalem, calls for "resistance" and "jihad".

Al-Qaeda leader calls for 'jihad' against America

Record security for the ceremony at the embassy

Police spokesman provides a perspective on the preparations for the opening of the American Embassy.

Record security for the ceremony at the embassy

The embittered tell the story of the embassy

Former U.S. Ambassador Martin Indyk does not like the decision to transfer the embassy and tries to provide an explanation for his opinion.

The embittered tell the story of the embassy

Armed Hamas members will guard 'March of Return'

Organizers of 'March of Return' say armed men will protect participants, warn Israel not to take action against the events.

Armed Hamas members will guard 'March of Return'

Former Ambassador: Embassy move could help advance peace

Former Ambassador Dan Shapiro argues that Embassy relocation to Jerusalem could actually help advance an end to the Israel-Arab conflict.

Former Ambassador: Embassy move could help advance peace

A first glimpse of the new embassy in Jerusalem

Watch: Ambassador Friedman arrived at the site of the new embassy in Jerusalem to closely examine the preparations for its opening.

A first glimpse of the new embassy in Jerusalem

American official:

'Israel will not pay a price for embassy relocation'

Senior U.S. official: Trump moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem serves U.S. interests and is not part of a “give-and-take” with Israel.

'Israel will not pay a price for embassy relocation'

Meretz to boycott opening of US embassy in J'lem

Party head Tamar Zandberg says her faction will not attend next week's festive opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem.

Meretz to boycott opening of US embassy in J'lem

'There is no opposition to moving the embassy to Jerusalem'

MK Elazar Stern speaks to the "Salute to Jerusalem" Arutz Sheva Conference organized by Dr Joe Frager.

'There is no opposition to moving the embassy to Jerusalem'

Trump will not attend opening of Jerusalem embassy

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to attend embassy opening in president's stead.

Trump will not attend opening of Jerusalem embassy