Jeff Rathke

News for Jeff Rathke

US Trying to Free Ship Seized by Iran

US Trying to Free Ship Seized by Iran

Rathke says US talking to Marshall Islands to try and return ship, won't answer if US has contacted Iran and won't list consequences to it.Ari Yashar, 05/05/2015 18:35
US Refuses to Condemn Iranian Seizure of Ship

US Refuses to Condemn Iranian Seizure of Ship

State Department avoids condemning or even defining Iranian firing on and capture of Marshall Islands ship in international waters.Ari Yashar, 29/04/2015 09:48
U.S. Welcomes Decision to Unfreeze PA Taxes

U.S. Welcomes Decision to Unfreeze PA Taxes

State Department spokesman says Israel's decision to release frozen tax revenue to the PA is "an important step".Elad Benari, Canada, 27/03/2015 22:55
US Slams 'Tragic Irony' of ICC 'War Crimes' Probe

US Slams 'Tragic Irony' of ICC 'War Crimes' Probe

US State Department says ICC probe against Israel 'counterproductive to peace,' notes Israel has withstood 'thousands of terrorist rockets.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/01/2015 17:53
US, Iran Deny Reports of Prisoner Swap

US, Iran Deny Reports of Prisoner Swap

Both Washington and Tehran rush to reject Iranian news agency's claim of a prisoner swap deal.Tova Dvorin, 31/12/2014 18:16
State Department: PA Resolution Not Constructive

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, 30/12/2014 04:13
Bennett to US: Jewish State Law is Our Problem

Bennett to US: Jewish State Law is Our Problem

Economics Minister Naftali Bennett fires back at US criticism, saying they 'have no right to interfere' in internal affairs.Tova Dvorin, 25/11/2014 08:39
U.S. Expects Israel to 'Stick to Democracy'

U.S. Expects Israel to 'Stick to Democracy'

Responding to the controversial Jewish State Law, State Department spokesman says Israel should "stick to its democratic principles".Elad Benari, 25/11/2014 00:16
Washington Stresses Opposition to Construction

Washington Stresses Opposition to Construction

As expected, the United States condemns Israel's approval of new homes for Jews in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 20/11/2014 04:42