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Watch: Lapid presses U.S. on Iran, Blinken urges help for Gaza

Watch: Lapid presses U.S. on Iran, Blinken urges help for Gaza

Foreign Minister Lapid met with US secretary of state in Rome Sunday, marking the first face-to-face meeting between the two.ILTV, 28/06/2021 20:46
Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid to Blinken: We believe the way to discuss disagreements is through direct conversations.Ido Ben Porat, 28/06/2021 03:06
US, France: Time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

US, France: Time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

Blinken: There will come a point where it will be very hard to return back to the standards set by the JCPOA.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/06/2021 00:53
State Department: US policy on Golan Heights has not changed

State Department: US policy on Golan Heights has not changed

A media report had quoted a State Dep. official saying that the US was walking back recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan.Dan Verbin, 25/06/2021 17:49
Blinken and Lapid discuss Israel-PA relations

Blinken and Lapid discuss Israel-PA relations

US Secretary of State speaks to Israeli Foreign Minister for the second time since Sunday.Elad Benari, 18/06/2021 03:38
Blinken invites Lapid to Washington

Blinken invites Lapid to Washington

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks to US Secretary of State, thanks him for the United States' unwavering support for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 00:24
Blinken: Hundreds of sanctions will remain even if US returns to nuclear deal

Blinken: Hundreds of sanctions will remain even if US returns to nuclear deal

Secretary of State says "hundreds" of US sanctions will remain on Iran even if the United States rejoins the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 03:08
Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Secretary of State reiterates Biden administration's position that Israel has a right to defend itself against rockets.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 06:14
Blinken: Iran's 'breakout time' for nuclear weapons could shrink

Blinken: Iran's 'breakout time' for nuclear weapons could shrink

Secretary of State warns that Iran is "galloping forward" with its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 02:06
Republican presses Blinken: 'Impossible to invest in Gaza without helping Hamas'

Republican presses Blinken: 'Impossible to invest in Gaza without helping Hamas'

Rep. Brian Mast presses Blinken on Hamas' popularity with Palestinian Arabs despite the group forcing a despotic regime on Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 19:57
Watch: Republican Rep. grills Blinken on 'anti-Israel' media

Watch: Republican Rep. grills Blinken on 'anti-Israel' media

Rep. Joe Wilson slammed the New York Times for publishing 'Hamas propaganda', questioned White House motives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 19:44
Gantz in Washington to discuss Gaza reconstruction

Gantz in Washington to discuss Gaza reconstruction

Defense Minister Benny Gantz meets US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss Gaza, Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 20:29
Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction

Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction

17 Democratic Senators write to Secretary of State, urge him to press Israel to allow materials for reconstruction into Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 01:07
'US understands Israel wants its soldiers - but Gaza needs hope'

'US understands Israel wants its soldiers - but Gaza needs hope'

US Secretary of State warned Israel that evicting Arab squatters in Sheikh Jarrah and law enforcement on Temple Mount could lead to violenceDavid Rosenberg, 27/05/2021 19:17
US Secretary of State: Anti-Semitism must be addressed

US Secretary of State: Anti-Semitism must be addressed

Secretary Antony Blinken warns anti-Semitic attacks in US must be brought under control or results could be disastrous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 20:06
Rivlin to Blinken: Real war criminals are hiding in Gaza, behind civilian populations

Rivlin to Blinken: Real war criminals are hiding in Gaza, behind civilian populations

President Rivlin says to Blinken that he is "deeply concerned about rising antisemitism around the world, including in the United States".Yoni Kempinski, 26/05/2021 09:45
Blinken: US, Israel 'absolutely united' against Iran acquiring nuclear weapons

Blinken: US, Israel 'absolutely united' against Iran acquiring nuclear weapons

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken holds press conference with reporters following meetings with Israeli, PA leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 20:02
Ashkenazi to Blinken: Gaza cannot go back to what it was before flare-up

Ashkenazi to Blinken: Gaza cannot go back to what it was before flare-up

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi hosts US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 19:01
'Biden wants to rebuild relationship with the Palestinians'

'Biden wants to rebuild relationship with the Palestinians'

US Secretary of State meets with Israeli Prime Minister in Jerusalem on first day of Middle East visit.David Rosenberg, 25/05/2021 12:36
US Secretary of State arrives in Israel

US Secretary of State arrives in Israel

Secretary of State Antony Blinken lands in Israel in bid to 'solidify' ceasefire agreement between Israel and Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 07:52
Blinken condemns anti-Semitic attacks

Blinken condemns anti-Semitic attacks

US Secretary of State: We have a responsibility to do everything we can to stop hate in all its forms.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 23:59
Senior State Dept. Official: Hamas capabilities were not destroyed

Senior State Dept. Official: Hamas capabilities were not destroyed

State Department says that it is “committed to all efforts for an everlasting peace.”Yoni Kempinski, 24/05/2021 16:12
Blinken heads to Israel to 'solidify' Gaza ceasefire

Blinken heads to Israel to 'solidify' Gaza ceasefire

Biden dispatches Secretary of State to ensure 'immediate assistance' reaches Gaza and to 'solidify' ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 15:01
Blinken: Two-state solution is the only way

Blinken: Two-state solution is the only way

US Secretary of State says the two-state solution is the only way to provide hope to Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 04:37
Blinken: Iran hasn't shown that it's ready to follow nuke deal

Blinken: Iran hasn't shown that it's ready to follow nuke deal

US Secretary of State says Iran has yet to prove it is willing to comply with nuclear deal, a condition for lifting of US sanctions.David Rosenberg, 23/05/2021 17:00
Abbas speaks to Blinken: Stop the Israeli aggression

Abbas speaks to Blinken: Stop the Israeli aggression

US Secretary of State phones PA chairman following Gaza ceasefire.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2021 01:11
Blinken welcomes ceasefire, will visit region soon

Blinken welcomes ceasefire, will visit region soon

Secretary of State speaks to Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, welcomes ceasefire in Gaza.Elad Benari, 21/05/2021 04:29
Danny Danon: "People understand we are fighting a vicious organization"

Danny Danon: "People understand we are fighting a vicious organization"

Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN speaks about the road ahead in dealing with Hamas.Yoni Kempinski, 20/05/2021 20:30
Blinken: Israel gave us intel on Hamas use of media building

Blinken: Israel gave us intel on Hamas use of media building

US Secretary of State confirms US has received intelligence of destroyed media building used by Hamas from israel.Gary Willig, 18/05/2021 17:12
Blinken: I haven't seen evidence Hamas used Gaza media building

Blinken: I haven't seen evidence Hamas used Gaza media building

US Secretary of State says Israel has right to defend itself but a 'special responsibility' to protect civilians in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2021 23:01
Blinken: The rocket attacks must cease

Blinken: The rocket attacks must cease

Secretary of State reiterates that rocket attacks against Israel must cease, stresses Israel has the right to defend itself.Elad Benari, 14/05/2021 01:59
Blinken speaks to Abbas, calls for rocket fire to stop

Blinken speaks to Abbas, calls for rocket fire to stop

Secretary of State: Israelis and Palestinians deserve equal measures of freedom, dignity, security, and prosperity.Elad Benari, 13/05/2021 03:58
'Israelis and Palestinians need to be able to live in safety and security'

'Israelis and Palestinians need to be able to live in safety and security'

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, expresses concerns over rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 12/05/2021 06:43
Blinken: The rocket attacks must stop immediately

Blinken: The rocket attacks must stop immediately

US Secretary of State condemns rocket attacks from Gaza against Israel, urges all sides to take steps to reduce tensions.Elad Benari, 11/05/2021 04:42
Blinken thanks Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel

Blinken thanks Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel

Morocco and Israel normalized ties in an agreement brokered by the Trump administration this past December.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 01:39
Blinken speaks to Ashkenazi following Meron disaster

Blinken speaks to Ashkenazi following Meron disaster

“The bond between the United States and Israel is ironclad and we stand ready to assist,” says US Secretary of State.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 01:03
Blinken rejects Zarif's remarks on Kerry: Utter nonsense

Blinken rejects Zarif's remarks on Kerry: Utter nonsense

Secretary of State dismisses report that John Kerry informed Iranian Foreign Minister of Israeli operations in Syria.Elad Benari, 28/04/2021 03:07
US Sec. of State Blinken makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

US Sec. of State Blinken makes surprise visit to Afghanistan

Antony Blinken, US Sec. of State, visits Afghanistan, speaking with local officials, US troops. 'The partnership is changing but enduring.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 16:13
'The United States and Israel stand united on our guiding principles'

'The United States and Israel stand united on our guiding principles'

Ambassador Gilad Erdan hosts key US political leaders, highlights strong Israel-US bond in virtual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/04/2021 04:25
Blinken: Iran's uranium enrichment is 'provocative'

Blinken: Iran's uranium enrichment is 'provocative'

Secretary of State blasts Iran’s announcement that it intends to begin enriching uranium at 60% purity.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 03:58
Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

Antony Blinken called the wrong guy

Sec. of state needs to be calling the PA to talk about lack of democracy, not reflexively assume that Israel is somehow to blame. Opinion.Stephen M. Flatow, 06/04/2021 01:39
US Sec. Blinken tells Israeli FM: 'Israelis and Palestinians should enjoy equal freedoms'

US Sec. Blinken tells Israeli FM: 'Israelis and Palestinians should enjoy equal freedoms'

US Sec. of State Antony Blinken holds talk with Israeli FM Gabi Ashkenazi, focusing on regional and 'Palestinian' issues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/04/2021 20:46
US lifts sanctions on ICC Chief Prosecutor

US lifts sanctions on ICC Chief Prosecutor

Secretary of State Blinken says US lifting sanctions imposed by Trump on ICC Chief Prosecutor and another official.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/04/2021 22:26
Mahmoud Abbas turned down call from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Mahmoud Abbas turned down call from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken

Palestinian Authority chairman turned down phone call from US Secretary of State six weeks ago, report says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/04/2021 14:14
“We don’t get no respect”

“We don’t get no respect”

A nation that has so much contempt for itself is always open to scorn, ridicule, and belittlement from the outside. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 21/03/2021 15:00
US blacklists two Iranians for violations of human rights

US blacklists two Iranians for violations of human rights

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces sanctions against two IRGC members for "their involvement in gross violations of human rights".Elad Benari, 10/03/2021 01:02
Blinken: We will continue to uphold our strong commitment to Israel

Blinken: We will continue to uphold our strong commitment to Israel

Secretary of State says US firmly opposes ICC decision to launch a war crimes probe against Israel.Elad Benari, 04/03/2021 07:53
The insanity of political naivete

The insanity of political naivete

History shows that hate groups are only emboldened when given legitimacy, and Biden's return to the UNHRC will be a current example. Op-ed.Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, 01/03/2021 11:29
Is the two-state solution an anti-Semitic whistle?

Is the two-state solution an anti-Semitic whistle?

During Trump’s presidency, we seldom heard that refrain…two-state-solution…and it was a pleasure to have it gone like a bad tooth. Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 28/02/2021 12:00
US to restrict entry of 76 Saudis

US to restrict entry of 76 Saudis

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces "Khashoggi ban" which denies entry to foreigners who threaten dissidents.Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 26/02/2021 22:45
Blinken: US will seek to strengthen and extend Iran deal

Blinken: US will seek to strengthen and extend Iran deal

Secretary of State: US remains committed to ensuring that Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon. Diplomacy is the best path.Elad Benari, 23/02/2021 06:02
Blinken to Ashkenazi: Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel’s future

Blinken to Ashkenazi: Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel’s future

Secretary of State speaks to Israeli Foreign Minister, tells him the US believes in a two-state solution.Elad Benari, 22/02/2021 23:16
Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Blinken to counterparts: US prepared to talk to Iran

Secretary of State tells European counterparts that the US is prepared to engage in discussions with Iran.Elad Benari, 19/02/2021 00:58
Blinken: Path to diplomacy with Iran is open

Blinken: Path to diplomacy with Iran is open

Secretary of State says path to diplomacy with Iran over 2015 nuclear deal is open, but won't specify say if contacts have already begun.Elad Benari, 17/02/2021 00:39
US 'outraged' by Baghdad attack but will it act?

US 'outraged' by Baghdad attack but will it act?

US Sec of State Blinken voiced 'outrage' at rocket attack on US forces, but will Biden administration take concrete action?i24NEWS, 16/02/2021 16:30
US to remove terrorist designation of Yemen's Houthi rebels

US to remove terrorist designation of Yemen's Houthi rebels

Secretary of State Blinken announces reversal of decision made by Trump administration in its final days in office.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/02/2021 21:01
Blinken stops short of recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Blinken stops short of recognizing Golan Heights as Israeli territory

Secretary of State to CNN: Control of the Golan important to Israel’s security. Legal questions are something else.Elad Benari, 09/02/2021 02:19