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State Dept.: UN Gaza Commission is 'One-Sided'

State Dept.: UN Gaza Commission is 'One-Sided'

State Department spokeswoman says Washington "remains concerned" about UN's probe of Israel even after Schabas quit.Elad Benari, 04/02/2015 03:13
US Stands By Israel with Hezbollah Response

US Stands By Israel with Hezbollah Response

Washington expresses support for Israel's 'legitimate right to self-defense' after Hezbollah missile attack kills two soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/01/2015 22:00
United States: Battle for Kobane Isn't Over

United States: Battle for Kobane Isn't Over

State Department says Kurds have made progress in Kobane but it "remains contested".Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/2015 01:12
US Calls for ISIS to Release Japanese Hostages

US Calls for ISIS to Release Japanese Hostages

State Department expresses support of Japan, condemns ISIS threat to behead captives; Kerry to speak with Japanese counterpart.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/01/2015 21:02
Kerry Plans ISIS Counter-terror War in UK

Kerry Plans ISIS Counter-terror War in UK

After ISIS-linked Paris attacks, Kerry visits London to work out US-led coalition's next steps; fighters recruited from West a prime issue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2015 11:06
US: 'Palestine' Not a State, So Can't Join ICC

US: 'Palestine' Not a State, So Can't Join ICC

State Department spokeswoman says PA not a country so can't sign up to Rome Statute, as Congress threatens to cut all funding to PA.Ari Soffer, 07/01/2015 21:19
US Slams Freeze on PA Tax Revenues

US Slams Freeze on PA Tax Revenues

State Department says retaliatory freeze for ICC bid 'raises tensions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/01/2015 21:08
US Finally Says it Opposes Unilateral PA UN Bid

US Finally Says it Opposes Unilateral PA UN Bid

After fence sitting with Kerry saying he was open to resolution, State Department says it 'can't support' demand for Israeli withdrawals.Ari Yashar, 18/12/2014 22:01
US Slams EU Removal of Hamas from Terror Blacklist

US Slams EU Removal of Hamas from Terror Blacklist

Washington urges the EU to maintain sanctions on the terror organization as Hamas spokesman declares 'victory' in ruling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/12/2014 22:04
Iran Condemns 'Assassination' of PA Minister

Iran Condemns 'Assassination' of PA Minister

Iran says "assassination" of Ziad Abu Ein proves Israel's "criminal nature". Washington, meanwhile, calls for a "fair probe".Ben Ariel, 11/12/2014 06:15
State Dept: Position on 'Settlements' Won't Change

State Dept: Position on 'Settlements' Won't Change

State Department spokeswoman responds to Minister Ya'alon's comment that Obama is responsible for construction freeze.Elad Benari, 11/12/2014 05:13
State Dept: Reports of Sanctions 'Unfounded'

State Dept: Reports of Sanctions 'Unfounded'

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki denies Washington is considering sanctions against Israel over its construction plans.Ben Ariel, 09/12/2014 05:16
Psaki on Hot Mic Calls Her Egypt Line 'Ridiculous'

Psaki on Hot Mic Calls Her Egypt Line 'Ridiculous'

At the end of press conference in which she was pressed on her platitudes about Mubarak's acquittal, spokeswoman admits it was 'ridiculous.'Ari Yashar, 06/12/2014 20:28
Psaki: Demolition of Homes is 'Counterproductive'

Psaki: Demolition of Homes is 'Counterproductive'

State Department spokeswoman calls out Israel over plan to demolish the home of a terrorist who carried out a tractor attack.Elad Benari, 14/11/2014 06:15
Psaki: J'lem Construction 'Exacerbates' Violence

Psaki: J'lem Construction 'Exacerbates' Violence

State Department insists construction 'flies in the face' of the two-state solution in latest backlash against Jewish homes in Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/11/2014 00:15
U.S. Condemns Khamenei's Tirade Against Israel

U.S. Condemns Khamenei's Tirade Against Israel

State Department spokeswoman condemns the "hateful remarks" against Israel posted by Iran's Supreme Leader.Elad Benari, 11/11/2014 06:12
State Department Condemns Stabbing Attacks

State Department Condemns Stabbing Attacks

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki condemns attacks in Tel Aviv and Gush Etzion, urges both sides to ease tensions.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2014 01:16
Washington Against PA's UN Resolution

Washington Against PA's UN Resolution

State Department spokeswoman says PA's resolution to "end the occupation" attempts to "prejudge the outcome of final status negotiations."Ben Ariel, 05/11/2014 01:14
Kerry Will Not Unveil New Peace Plan

Kerry Will Not Unveil New Peace Plan

State Department spokeswoman says Kerry will meet PA negotiator Erekat but will not unveil an American peace plan.Ben Ariel, 04/11/2014 02:12
US Urges Israel to Open Temple Mount to Muslims

US Urges Israel to Open Temple Mount to Muslims

State Dept. spokesperson calls for 'status quo' at site where Jews banned from prayer, denounces murder attempt.Ari Yashar, 30/10/2014 19:44
State Dept: Our View on 'Settlements' is Clear

State Dept: Our View on 'Settlements' is Clear

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki responds to Netanyahu's declaration that Israel will continue to build in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 29/10/2014 03:12
State Dept: Jewish Homes 'Incompatible with Peace'

State Dept: Jewish Homes 'Incompatible with Peace'

US blasts Israel for building in J'lem, says Jewish apartments are 'illegitimate settlement activity' that 'prejudges' capital's future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/10/2014 21:44
Palestinian Teen Terrorist Was US Citizen

Palestinian Teen Terrorist Was US Citizen

State Dept. urges 'calm' after revealing that 17 year-old shot dead after lobbing firebombs at Israeli civilians was an American citizen.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/10/2014 19:00
State Dept. Condemns Attack, Calls for Calm

State Dept. Condemns Attack, Calls for Calm

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki urges all sides to "avoid escalating tensions" in the wake of Jerusalem terror attack.Ben Ariel, 23/10/2014 06:13
US Calls Hamas-Fatah Unity Meeting 'Positive Step'

US Calls Hamas-Fatah Unity Meeting 'Positive Step'

Despite initially claiming Hamas not part of unity govt., White House now glows over Gaza meeting with Hamas.Ari Yashar, 10/10/2014 07:25
US State Dept.: Iraq Debacle was Biden’s Portfolio

US State Dept.: Iraq Debacle was Biden’s Portfolio

Jen Psaki says Biden was 'running point on Iraq' in apparent attempt to shift blame from Obama for ISIS debacle.Mark Langfan, 05/10/2014 19:36
U.S. to Netanyahu: We Have the Facts

U.S. to Netanyahu: We Have the Facts

State Department spokeswoman dismisses Netanyahu's statement that Washington didn't have the facts when it condemned Jerusalem construction.Elad Benari, 03/10/2014 04:14
US Slammed for Calling Land Purchase 'Occupation'

US Slammed for Calling Land Purchase 'Occupation'

Strong criticism leveled on White House 'harsh rhetoric' against Jerusalem housing plans, and false use of term 'occupation.'Hillel Fendel, 02/10/2014 18:44
Hamas Agrees with Netanyahu: We want Islamic State

Hamas Agrees with Netanyahu: We want Islamic State

The US disputes Netanyahu’s statement that 'Hamas is ISIS, and ISIS is Hamas' – but Hamas itself does not.Mark Langfan, 02/10/2014 17:56
U.S.: Construction 'Poisons' the Atmosphere

U.S.: Construction 'Poisons' the Atmosphere

State Department uses unusually harsh language when criticizing Israel’s approval of 2,610 homes in Jerusalem.Ben Ariel, 02/10/2014 02:47
U.S. Distances Itself from Netanyahu's Comments

U.S. Distances Itself from Netanyahu's Comments

State Department distances itself from Netanyahu's comments in UN speech regarding the similarities between Hamas and IS.Ben Ariel, 30/09/2014 04:16
U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping Peacekeepers

U.S. Accuses Al-Nusra of Kidnapping Peacekeepers

The United States accuses the Al-Qaeda-affiliate Al-Nusra Front of detaining 43 members of the UN peacekeeping force in the Golan Heights.Elad Benari, 29/08/2014 04:44
US, UN 'Strongly Support' Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

US, UN 'Strongly Support' Israel-Hamas Ceasefire

Kerry calls deal 'an opportunity, not a certainty,' says in next stage 'our eyes are wide open,' UN's Ban urges peace deal.Ari Yashar, 27/08/2014 01:16
U.S. Expects to Participate in Ceasefire Talks

U.S. Expects to Participate in Ceasefire Talks

State Department spokeswoman says it is "likely" that U.S. representatives will take part in ceasefire talks between Israel and PA.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/08/2014 03:13
U.S. Blasts Israel for Attack on UN School

U.S. Blasts Israel for Attack on UN School

Israel once again criticized for an attack on a United Nations school in Gaza.Elad Benari, 04/08/2014 00:13
US Warns Israel Over Civilian Casualties

US Warns Israel Over Civilian Casualties

State Department urges Israel 'redouble efforts to prevent civilian casualties.' But with Hamas encouraging deaths, what more can be done?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/07/2014 22:05
State Dept: Hamas Responsible for Casualties

State Dept: Hamas Responsible for Casualties

State Department spokeswoman reminds reporters that Israel is defending itself against endless rocket attacks by Hamas.Elad Benari, 11/07/2014 01:14
US 'Troubled' by American's Beating by During Riot

US 'Troubled' by American's Beating by During Riot

Cousin of Arab teen murdered last week reportedly beaten during riots following his funeral after assaulting Israeli police.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 05/07/2014 23:36
US Urges 'Restraint' in Search for Kidnapped Teens

US Urges 'Restraint' in Search for Kidnapped Teens

State Department warns against destabilizing the situation' in Judea and Samaria, as sixth day of search continues.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/06/2014 23:01
U.S.: Not Much Abbas Can Do About Rockets

U.S.: Not Much Abbas Can Do About Rockets

State Department condemns rocket fire from Gaza, but says Abbas cannot do much to stop the attacks despite pact with Hamas.Elad Benari, 12/06/2014 02:15
Israel Disappointed with U.S. Reaction

Israel Disappointed with U.S. Reaction

Israel says it is "deeply disappointed" by the United States’ readiness to work with the new PA unity government.Elad Benari, 03/06/2014 00:05
US Vows to Work With 'Unity' Government

US Vows to Work With 'Unity' Government

State Department insists that PLO officials are in charge of 'unity' government - despite the fact that strings are being pulled by Hamas.Tova Dvorin and AFP, 02/06/2014 21:26
No 'Immediate' US Support for Hamas Unity Govt.

No 'Immediate' US Support for Hamas Unity Govt.

Kerry 'expresses concern' on phone with Abbas, ahead of Monday swearing in of unity government with terrorist group Hamas.Ari Yashar, 02/06/2014 09:02
U.S. Not Planning to Present New Peace Initiative

U.S. Not Planning to Present New Peace Initiative

Kerry is preoccupied with "everything from Ukraine to South Sudan" and not dealing with Israel-PA peace, says spokeswoman.Elad Benari, 22/05/2014 04:16
State Dept Dismisses Bennett's Annexation Plan

State Dept Dismisses Bennett's Annexation Plan

State Department spokeswoman says Bennett's plan to annex Area C doesn't reflect the Israeli government's position.Elad Benari, 21/05/2014 05:15
Psaki Gets Defensive When Asked About Indyk's Rant

Psaki Gets Defensive When Asked About Indyk's Rant

State Department spokeswoman gets defensive when reporters ask her about Martin Indyk's alleged rant against Israel.Elad Benari, 21/05/2014 02:16
Kerry Has 'No Regrets' Over Failed Peace Efforts

Kerry Has 'No Regrets' Over Failed Peace Efforts

Secretary of State "has not a moment of regret" for investing time in Middle East peace, says spokeswoman Jen Psaki.Elad Benari, 30/04/2014 04:14
Spokeswoman Can't Explain Apartheid' Comments

Spokeswoman Can't Explain Apartheid' Comments

Jen Psaki stumbles when asked about Kerry’s remarks that Israel risks becoming an "apartheid state".Elad Benari, 29/04/2014 00:13
United States Denies Peace Talks Have Failed

United States Denies Peace Talks Have Failed

Peace talks haven't failed but are in a "moment of transition", claims State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/04/2014 22:59
State Dept: Israel, PA Made 'Unhelpful' Steps

State Dept: Israel, PA Made 'Unhelpful' Steps

United States lays the blame on both Israel and the PA for failure of peace talks, says efforts to salvage them will continue.Elad Benari, 25/04/2014 04:45
U.S. Backs Israel's Move to Cancel Talks with PA

U.S. Backs Israel's Move to Cancel Talks with PA

State Department says Israel can't be expected "to negotiate with a government that does not believe in its right to exist."Elad Benari, 24/04/2014 01:16
US to Revoke Aid to PA Over Threats to Dismantle?

US to Revoke Aid to PA Over Threats to Dismantle?

State Department official hints that financial aid, political support for the Palestinian Arabs to be 'seriously harmed' if PA disbanded.Tova Dvorin, 21/04/2014 22:53
U.S. Criticizes PA Moves, Israel's Sanctions

U.S. Criticizes PA Moves, Israel's Sanctions

White House says the PA's unilateral moves hurt peace, as State Department says Israel's sanctions on the PA are "unfortunate".Elad Benari, Canada, 12/04/2014 01:01
State Department: Talks Continue, but No Progress

State Department: Talks Continue, but No Progress

Jen Psaki says a new round of talks between Israel and the PA but says "any speculation about an agreement are premature."Elad Benari, 11/04/2014 01:12
State Dept: Cutting Ties with PA is 'Unfortunate'

State Dept: Cutting Ties with PA is 'Unfortunate'

State Department spokeswoman denounces Netanyahu's order to limit his cabinet's contacts with their counterparts in the PA.Elad Benari, 10/04/2014 01:16
US Claims Kerry Didn't Blame Israel

US Claims Kerry Didn't Blame Israel

State Department spokesperson quickly declares that Kerry didn't meant to blame Israel, laid responsibility on both sides.Ari Yashar, 08/04/2014 22:34
White House: No Plans to Free Pollard

White House: No Plans to Free Pollard

State Department stops short of clearly denying report that it offered Israel a deal in which Pollard will be freed.Hezki Baruch, 26/03/2014 11:29