State Dept: Golan Heights is Israeli

For the first time, Human Rights Report calls Golan Heights 'Israeli-controlled,' drops reference to 'occupation' in Judea and Samaria.Gary Willig, Wednesday, 5:42 PM

Pompeo to visit Israel before election

State Department spokesman stresses Pompeo's visit is not intended to send any message to Israel.Elad Benari, 3/6/2019, 2:10 AM

Pompeo: Our policy regarding Iran is unchanged

Secretary of State responds to abrupt resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister, says Iran "must behave like a normal country".Elad Benari, 2/26/2019, 2:59 AM

Pompeo: US won't censure Netanyahu over Otzma deal

Mike Pompeo refuses to condemn Netanyahu's efforts to secure alliance between Jewish Home and Otzma, says US won't interfere in election.David Rosenberg, 2/24/2019, 9:30 PM

Polish FM thanks Pompeo for insisting Israel apologize

Polish FM Czaputowicz thanks Sec. of State Pompeo for organizing conference, insisting Israeli FM apologize for remarks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2019, 11:09 AM

EU's Federica Mogherini meets US' Pompeo

Mogherini, Pompeo, emphasize need to cooperate on international affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/15/2019, 12:01 PM

Mike Pompeo urges Poland to pass Holocaust restitution laws

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo raises the issue of Holocaust-era property restitution during his first official visit to Poland.Marcy Oster, JTA, 2/14/2019, 7:49 AM

Pompeo: Withdrawal from Syria 'not the end of America's fight'

“The drawdown of troops is essentially a tactical change. It is not a change in the mission.”Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/6/2019, 6:31 PM

US withdraws from nuclear arms treaty with Russia

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announces US is suspending Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty due to Russian violations.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/1/2019, 8:13 PM

Pompeo: Peace efforts will resume after Israeli elections

Secretary of State says Middle East peace plan efforts will begin “immediately” following Israeli elections.Elad Benari, 1/23/2019, 6:07 AM

Palestinian Authority snubs US: We don't want your money

PA notifies US it will no longer accept aid, in protest of anti-terror funding law. Israel pushing for compromise to continue US aid to PA.David Rosenberg, 1/20/2019, 6:20 PM

Report: US won't intervene if Israel attacks in Iraq

Russian network reports Pompeo told Iraqi PM the US will not intervene if Israel attacks Iranian targets in the country.Elad Benari, 1/18/2019, 12:30 AM

Pompeo blasts Iran after satellite launch

Secretary of State: Iran shows yet again it is pursuing enhanced missile capabilities that threaten Europe and the Middle East.Elad Benari, 1/16/2019, 6:07 AM

Pompeo: Withdrawal from Syria only a 'tactical change'

US Secretary of State says withdrawal from Syria won't alter US military capacity to combat ISIS or Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/13/2019, 6:10 AM

Pompeo invites Netanyahu to conference against Iran

Secretary of State invites Netanyahu to attend international conference against Iran in Warsaw along with Arab foreign minister.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/11/2019, 9:46 PM

'Do you think Arabs wear a neon sign with the word stupid?'

PLO leader Saeb Erekat lashes out at Secretary of State following his speech in Cairo.Elad Benari, 1/11/2019, 5:59 AM

Iran's Zarif: Wherever US interferes, chaos follows

Iranian Foreign Minister responds to Pompeo's Cairo speech, says Iran will never mimic US "human rights models".Elad Benari, 1/11/2019, 2:18 AM

'Trump is prepared to attack Syria again in the future'

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers speech in Cairo, vows to continue fight against ISIS and Iran.Gary Willig, 1/10/2019, 5:11 PM

Pompeo: US redoubling efforts to pressure Iran

During visit to Jordan, Secretary of State says withdrawal from Syria will not jeopardize efforts to pressure Iran and fight ISIS.Elad Benari, 1/9/2019, 2:10 AM

Pompeo to blast Obama's policy in speech in Egypt

Secretary of State reportedly to criticize former President’s Middle East policy in major speech he will give during his trip to the region.Elad Benari, 1/8/2019, 5:59 AM

US has 'no timeline' for Syria withdrawal

State Department official says there's no timeline for the withdrawal of American troops from Syria as Pompeo visit to the region announced.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2019, 8:18 PM

Iran to US: Do not lecture us

Iranian Foreign Minister rejects US warning for his country to stop its ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 1/4/2019, 6:04 AM

US warns Iran against ballistic missile launches

Pompeo: 'US will not stand by and watch the Iranian regime’s destructive policies place international stability and security at risk.'Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 6:37 PM

'Syria decision in no way changes US commitment to Israel'

PM Netanyahu meets US State Secretary Mike Pompeo in Brasil: 'counter-ISIS campaign continues, efforts to counter Iran aggression continue.'Mordechai Sones, 1/1/2019, 5:43 PM

State Department confirms Pompeo-Netanyahu meeting

US Secretary of State will meet next week with PM Netanyahu in Brazil, where both will attend inauguration of Jair Bolsonaro.Elad Benari, 12/28/2018, 3:34 AM

Pompeo: The US isn't giving up the fight against ISIS

Despite remaining ISIS threats, Pompeo says US made 'Caliphate in Syria go away'.NPR, 12/21/2018, 4:02 PM

Churches angry as land expropriation bill to be debated by gov't

Churches protest as bill affecting church-owned property, regulating real estate sales and levying city taxes to be debated on Christmas.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2018, 1:18 PM

Report: Pompeo to deliver speech on Middle East

Official says Secretary of State will deliver speech on Middle East during a visit to Egypt next month. He might then visit Israel.Ben Ariel, 12/20/2018, 2:08 AM

Pompeo calls on UN to restrict Iran

Secretary of State urges United Nations to tighten restrictions on Iran's missiles.Elad Benari, 12/13/2018, 6:16 AM

Report: US blocks F-16 sale to Croatia

US reportedly furious at deal for Israel to sell old American-made F-16s to Croatia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/6/2018, 10:34 PM

Pompeo to Netanyahu: US committed to Israel's security

State Department Spokeswoman says the issue of Iran, among other things, came up in Secretary of State's meeting with Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 12/4/2018, 12:44 AM

Netanyahu lights Hanukkah candles with Secretary of State

Before the meeting between PM Netanyahu and Secretary of State Pompeo in Brussels, they lit Hanukkah candles together. See the photos.Nitsan Keidar, 12/4/2018, 12:27 AM

Netanyahu's warning to Lebanon

PM in meeting with Mike Pompeo calls on Lebanon to rein in Hezbollah or Israel will be forced to act.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/3/2018, 8:52 PM

Netanyahu to meet Mike Pompeo in Brussels

Israeli premier to meet with US Secretary of State during visit to Brussels. Two leaders to discuss fighting along Israel's northern border.Nitsan Keidar, 12/3/2018, 8:14 AM

US says Iran test-fired a ballistic missile

Secretary of State Pompeo says Iran fired a missile capable of carrying multiple warheads in violation of UN resolution.Elad Benari, 12/2/2018, 1:13 AM

Pompeo: No evidence connecting Crown Prince to Khashoggi murder

US Secretary of State warns against weakening US-Saudi ties over the killing of Saudi journalist.Ben Ariel, 11/29/2018, 3:06 AM

Report: Trump to decide on Deal of the Century release this week

President Trump reportedly planning to meet with advisers, Ambassador Friedman to decide on date for release of Mideast peace plan.David Rosenberg, 11/18/2018, 10:28 PM

Pompeo: Killers of Saudi journalist will be held accountable

US Secretary tells Saudi Crown Prince the US will hold accountable all involved in the killing of Jamal Khashoggi.Ben Ariel, 11/12/2018, 6:08 AM

Haley: North Korea postponed meeting with Pompeo

US ambassador to UN says North Korean officials postponed meeting with Secretary of State because they were not ready.Ben Ariel, 11/9/2018, 3:38 AM

US churches demand Pompeo block Israeli land bill

Heads of US churches demand US Secretary of State intervene to stop bill to protect residents on lands sold by Church to private investors.Gary Willig, 11/8/2018, 10:55 PM

Pompeo to meet senior North Korean official in New York

US Secretary of State to meet North Korean official Kim Yong Chol in New York to discuss denuclearization.Ben Ariel, 11/6/2018, 2:36 AM

Pompeo: Iran sanctions will be the toughest ever

US Secretary of State pushes back against criticism from some conservatives that latest Iran sanctions do not go far enough.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2018, 3:12 AM

Pompeo: We will respond to Saudi journalist's murder

Secretary of State says it will take a "handful more weeks" before the US has enough evidence to impose sanctions on Saudi Arabia.Ben Ariel, 11/2/2018, 4:15 AM

US to revoke visas of Saudis

Secretary of State announces the US would be "taking appropriate actions" against Saudi Arabia in response to killing of journalist.Ben Ariel, 10/24/2018, 12:37 AM

Trump denies Pompeo heard recording of journalist's murder

Trump says report claiming Secretary of State heard recording of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's alleged murder is fake news.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 10/19/2018, 9:56 PM

Report: Pompeo heard audio of Saudi journalist's murder

Senior Turkish official says Secretary of State heard alleged audio recording of Jamal Khashoggi's murder.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/19/2018, 3:03 AM

Pompeo: US-Israel relations stronger than ever

Secretary of State says Israel is "is everything we want the entire Middle East to look like".Elad Benari, 10/11/2018, 5:06 AM

Pompeo leaves for Pyongyang

US Secretary of State to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, says he will seek to "develop sufficient trust" between the sides.Ben Ariel, 10/7/2018, 3:57 AM

Zarif blasts US as 'outlaw regime'

Iranian Foreign Minister outraged after US withdraws from a 1955 treaty with Iran.Elad Benari, 10/4/2018, 6:14 AM

Pompeo: S-300 to Syria a 'serious escalation'

Secretary of State calls Russia's delivery of S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria a "serious escalation".Elad Benari, 10/4/2018, 2:07 AM

Pompeo to meet North Korean leader

US Secretary of State will visit North Korea on Sunday and meet Kim Jong Un.Ben Ariel, 10/3/2018, 6:35 AM

Pompeo to visit North Korea next month

Secretary of State meets North Korea's foreign minister, will visit Pyongyang again next month.Ben Ariel, 9/27/2018, 6:23 AM

Pompeo: Trump willing to meet Iranian leaders

Secretary of State reiterates Trump is willing to meet with Iranian leaders if there are constructive conversations.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/23/2018, 9:43 PM

Pompeo: We will hold Iran accountable

Secretary of State makes clear US will take direct action against Tehran for any attacks.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/22/2018, 12:53 AM

Pompeo: Kerry 'actively seeking to undermine' Trump

US secretary of state again blasts his predecessor for his talks with Iranian officials. 'Kerry can't seem to get off the stage.'Tal Polon, 9/20/2018, 12:04 PM

Pompeo expresses sorrow over downing of Russian plane

Secretary of State says downing of Russian warplane underscores an urgent need to resolve the Syria conflict.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/19/2018, 12:48 AM

Pompeo: There's no precedent for what Kerry did

Secretary of State Pompeo blasts John Kerry's meeting with Iranian officials since leaving office.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/15/2018, 1:04 AM