Netanyahu, Pompeo discuss possible alliance

PM meets US Secretary of State in Lisbon, discuss Iranian threat, proposed US-israel difense pact.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 10:08 PM

Netanyahu: No reason to fear US-Israel defense alliance

PM heads to meeting with Pompeo, urges continued pressure on Iran to counter regime's aggression.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/4/2019, 5:58 PM

Netanyahu: Europe supporting the tyrants of Iran

PM prepares to meet with US Secretary of State to discuss Israel's annexation of Jordan Valley, Iranian threat, and defense treaty.David Rosenberg, 12/4/2019, 12:23 PM

Pompeo and Netanyahu to meet in Lisbon

State Department confirms PM and Secretary of State will meet in Lisbon when Pompeo visits the city on Wednesday and Thursday.Elad Benari, 12/4/2019, 3:08 AM

Pompeo welcomes Bolivia's renewal of ties with Israel

Secretary of State welcomes Bolivia’s announcement that it would renew its diplomatic ties with Israel after 10 years.Elad Benari, 12/2/2019, 4:21 AM

Abbas: US policy change emboldens Israel

PA chairman blasts Trump administration’s announcement on legality of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 6:15 AM

Pompeo to visit 'critical partner' Morocco

State Department officials announce Secretary of State will meet Moroccan King next week, note country's "quiet ties" with Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/28/2019, 2:02 AM

Pompeo: New policy on settlements will help resolve conflict

Secretary of State: Decision on legality of Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria is correct and in the best interests of both sides.Elad Benari, 11/28/2019, 12:57 AM

Israel, Jordan, Egypt - hop on the Trump bandwagon to peace!

Trump has to identify the Arab interlocutors prepared to stand up and negotiate with Israel. Pompeo has given the PLO one last opportunity to join the negotiations with Israel.  David Singer, 11/27/2019, 7:34 AM

Arab League condemns US policy shift on Judea and Samaria

Arab League denounces US announcement that it no longer considers communities in Judea and Samaria to be a violation of international law.Elad Benari, 11/26/2019, 12:04 AM

'US decision isn't a green-light for annexation'

Diplomat and international law scholar Alan Baker warns against reading too deeply into US declaration it views Israeli settlements as legalNitsan Keidar, 11/24/2019, 5:51 PM

European Union bites off more than it can chew in Judea and Samaria

The European Union could be in a real political bind as a result of its antisemitic labelling decision. David Singer, 11/21/2019, 4:30 PM

Vatican speaks out against US statement on 'settlements'

Holy See doesn't mention Pompeo statement but says "recent decisions risk undermining Israeli-Palestinian peace process".Ben Ariel, 11/21/2019, 6:23 AM

Arab League to discuss Pompeo announcement

Arab League to hold "urgent meeting" on US announcement that it no longer considers Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria to be illegal.Elad Benari, 11/21/2019, 4:14 AM

Report: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to resign

Pompeo tells three prominent Republicans he plans to leave State Department, run for US Senate, Time reports.David Rosenberg, 11/20/2019, 2:08 PM

France: 'Settlements' are illegal under international laws

France says it "regrets" US policy shift on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/20/2019, 1:02 AM

'Trump's change on settlement policy is revolutionary'

US State Department's message was an 'extraordinary gesture of support for Israel', says journalist Caroline Glick.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 7:57 AM

AIPAC: Settlements should be an issue for direct negotiations

Pro-Israel lobby responds to US policy change on Judea and Samaria: The Palestinians must stop their boycott of US & Israeli officials.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 6:22 AM

On Judea/Samaria, Trump defies the world again

The canard claiming that Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria violate international law has been called out by Trump, who knows what it's like when everyone is out to get you. Jack Engelhard, 11/19/2019, 5:57 AM

Egypt, Jordan criticize US policy change on Judea and Samaria

Two Arab countries that have peace treaty with Israel criticized Pompeo’s statement on Judea and Samaria communities.Elad Benari, 11/19/2019, 4:22 AM

Cruz praises Pompeo announcement on Judea and Samaria

Texas Senator: It’s up to our Israeli allies to make their own decisions about what to do with their territories.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 3:37 AM

Young Israel welcomes Pompeo announcement

National Council of Young Israel: Judea and Samaria is as much a part of Israel as any other Israeli municipality.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2019, 2:12 AM

PA outraged following Pompeo statement

Abbas spokesman says Pompeo declaration on Judea and Samaria is "null and void" and contradicts international law.Ben Ariel, 11/19/2019, 12:43 AM

Sanders: Settlements are illegal, Trump isolating the US

Democratic presidential candidate criticizes Pompeo's declaration on Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari, 11/18/2019, 11:40 PM

EU: Policy on 'settlements' remains unchanged

EU foreign minister responds to Pompeo, says the EU views "settlements" as illegal under international law.Elad Benari, 11/18/2019, 11:14 PM

Watch: US says Israeli courts determine legality of settlements

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo announces major change to US policy, recognizes Israeli courts' authority on settlements.Gary Willig, 11/18/2019, 9:30 PM

Israeli leaders respond to historic US announcement

"Now it's clear to everyone - Judea, Samaria and the Jordan Valley are an integral part of the State of Israel"Gary Willig, 11/18/2019, 8:17 PM

Iran blasts Pompeo for backing protesters

Iran’s Foreign Ministry blasts Secretary of State's "meddlesome" remarks on Iran protests.Elad Benari, 11/18/2019, 6:11 AM

Pompeo: Iran using Islamic Jihad to strike at Israel

US Sec. of State says no one can claim to want peace in Middle East while refusing to challenge Iranian threats.Chana Roberts, 11/16/2019, 7:13 PM

Pompeo: We'll keep fighting ISIS

United States will continue to lead the coalition against ISIS, Secretary of State assures allies.Elad Benari, 11/15/2019, 6:09 AM

Pompeo visits Berlin synagogue desecrated during Kristallnacht

US Secretary of State: We must acknowledge painful histories so we can ensure that they never happen again.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 11/8/2019, 9:38 PM

Watch: Mike Pompeo visits German synagogue targeted by gunman

US Secretary of State joins German FM, Jewish Agency head at synagogue in Halle, Germany where gunman tried to carry out Yom Kippur massacreArutz Sheva Staff, 11/7/2019, 10:49 PM

Pompeo lays flowers at German synagogue after far-right shooting

US Secretary of State meets with Jewish Agency chief Isaac Herzog, lays flowers at site of deadly shooting outside German synagogue.AFP, 11/7/2019, 10:02 PM

US sanctions Iran's construction sector

State Department announces sanctions on Iran’s construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military or nuclear programs.Elad Benari, 11/1/2019, 1:34 AM

Pompeo calls for stable government in Lebanon

Following resignation of Lebanese PM, Secretary of State urges country's leaders to form a new government quickly.Elad Benari, 10/30/2019, 2:05 AM

Greenblatt: Israel-Jordan relationship is important

Trump's top peace envoy praises Israel and Jordan on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the signing of their peace treaty.Ben Ariel, 10/27/2019, 4:53 AM

Pompeo urges UN to renew weapons embargo on Iran

'If you're worried about Iran now, imagine what it will do with advanced weapons tanks, and missiles,' warns Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.Cnaan Liphshiz, JTA, 10/18/2019, 2:28 PM

Mike Pompeo, David Friedman visit Netanyahu's Sukkah

'It reminds us of what it was like when we had no permanent home.' Secretary of State visits PM's sukkah alongside Ambassador Friedman.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2019, 12:23 PM

Pompeo, Netanyahu discuss Trump's Syria pullout, Iranian threat

Following ceasefire deal in northern Syria, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 10/18/2019, 11:14 AM

Pompeo lands in Israel

Secretary of State arrives in Israel, will meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday.Elad Benari, 10/18/2019, 5:54 AM

State Department confirms Pompeo visit to Israel

State Department says Secretary of State will visit Jerusalem on Friday and meet PM Netanyahu to discuss Syria and Iran.Elad Benari, 10/17/2019, 4:23 AM

Mike Pompeo to visit Israel tomorrow

US Secretary of State to update PM Netanyahu on Syria crisis, status of talks with Turkey.Gary Willig, 10/16/2019, 6:01 PM

Erdogan backtracks, will meet Pence and Pompeo

Turkish president walks back refusal to meet with US VP, Secretary of State amid pressure, sanctions over attack on the Kurds.Gary Willig, 10/16/2019, 4:52 PM

Pompeo: We didn't give Turkey a green light to invade Syria

Secretary of State dismisses criticism that decision to withdraw from northern Syria was an authorization for Turkey to invade.Ben Ariel, 10/10/2019, 6:25 AM

Pompeo takes questions on Trump-Ukraine call

US Secretary Pompeo: We will not tolerate people on Capitol Hill bullying State Department employees.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/2/2019, 4:39 PM

Pompeo subpoenaed over Ukraine probe

Chairmen of three House committees subpoena Secretary of State over his failure to produce documents related to Ukraine.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/27/2019, 11:49 PM

Pompeo: Syria used a chemical weapon

Secretary of State says US concluded that the Assad regime used chlorine as a chemical weapon in an attack in May.Elad Benari, 9/27/2019, 3:11 AM

Pompeo: We want peaceful resolution with Iran

Secretary of State says US wants a peaceful resolution to tensions with Iran but that is up to the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 9/26/2019, 5:12 AM

Iran saw Bolton's firing as a fatal Trump weakness

Bolton was the "bad cop" and his abrupt departure gave Iran the courage to attack the Saudi oil refineries. Mark Langfan, 9/16/2019, 7:56 PM

Pompeo: 'Tehran responsible for attacks on Saudi Arabia'

US calls on international community to condemn Iranian attacks, says 'no evidence' Houthis responsible for attacks on Saudi oil facilities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/15/2019, 12:13 AM

Pompeo: Trump prepared to meet Rouhani with no preconditions

Secretary of State: Trump could meet Iranian President with no preconditions, we're maintaining the pressure on Iran.Elad Benari, 9/11/2019, 1:12 AM

US sanctions Hamas, ISIS, Iran

Trump signs executive order imposing sanctions on terrorist organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/10/2019, 8:41 PM

Pompeo: Iran won’t have a nuclear weapon on our watch

Secretary of State says Trump will only meet Iranian President if "he thinks we can get an improved outcome for the American people."Elad Benari, 9/9/2019, 5:58 AM

Report: Pompeo warned Lebanon Israel could attack Hezbollah site

Sources say US Secretary of State urged Lebanese President to dismantle Hezbollah missile factory before Israel attacks it.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/6/2019, 10:40 PM

Pompeo: Peace plan to be presented 'within weeks'

Secretary of State dismisses speculation of substantial delay in publication of Israel-PA peace plan.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/6/2019, 8:42 PM

US considering including 'Jerusalem, Israel' on passports

Despite US recognition of Jerusalem as capital, US citizens still not allowed to list "Jerusalem, Israel" on their passports.Nitzan Keidar, 9/3/2019, 10:59 AM

Lebanon urges US, France to intervene after Hezbollah attack

PM Saad Hariri speaks with Mike Pompeo & Emmanuel Macron following escalation between Israel and Hezbollah, urges US and France to interveneDavid Rosenberg, 9/1/2019, 6:00 PM