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U.S. condemns Jerusalem terror attack

U.S. condemns Jerusalem terror attack

State Department, United Nations condemn Sunday morning's terror attack that left two dead.JTA, 09/10/2016 22:53
Washington mulling new options for Syria

Washington mulling new options for Syria

State Department spokesman says American agencies are considering a variety of options to deal with the crisis in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/10/2016 05:14
Washington aware of Russia's peace efforts

Washington aware of Russia's peace efforts

State Department deputy spokesman says the U.S. is "closely following" Russia's efforts to host a meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas.Nitsan Keidar, 08/09/2016 00:15
State Department blasts Hevron construction

State Department blasts Hevron construction

State Department condemns government approval for the planning of new housing for Jews in Hevron as "settlement expansion".Ben Ariel, 25/08/2016 06:16
U.S.: Unclear if Russia stopped using Iranian base

U.S.: Unclear if Russia stopped using Iranian base

State Dept. acknowledges reports that Russia ended its use of an Iranian air base to strike Syria, says it's unclear if they are true.Ben Ariel, 23/08/2016 03:43
State Department spokesman grilled on Iran

State Department spokesman grilled on Iran

State Department spokesman admits public was kept in the dark about side deal that would lift some of the nuclear restrictions on Iran.Elad Benari, 20/07/2016 06:12
State Dept: Don't punish innocent Palestinians

State Dept: Don't punish innocent Palestinians

State Department says Israel's response to Tel Aviv attack should take innocent Palestinians into consideration.Ben Ariel, 10/06/2016 03:13
Obama admin's Israel-Iran double-standard

Obama admin's Israel-Iran double-standard

State Dept. slams 'right-wing' Israeli coalition - but what did it say when anti-US extremist was appointed to Iran's Assembly of Experts?Ari Soffer, 28/05/2016 22:01
Did US officials meet with pro-terror Arab MK?

Did US officials meet with pro-terror Arab MK?

MK Hanin Zoabi, under investigation for terror ties, visits Washington. State Dept. rep won't say if she met with US officials.David Rosenberg, 03/03/2016 13:38
State Dept. 'aware' of reported chemical attacks

State Dept. 'aware' of reported chemical attacks

State Department spokesman: Washington is aware of reports that chemical weapons were used in Syria, but can't confirm them.Elad Benari, 03/03/2016 04:46
State Department condemns Sha'ar Binyamin attack

State Department condemns Sha'ar Binyamin attack

State Department issues statement condemning attack in which American citizen Tuvia Yanai Weissman was murdered.Ben Ariel, Canada, 19/02/2016 23:02
'Russian sale of jets to Iran violates arms ban'

'Russian sale of jets to Iran violates arms ban'

State Department's Mark Toner denounces reported Russian sale of Sukhoi-30 jets to Iran.Ben Ariel, 19/02/2016 05:46
State Department: Judea-Samaria labeling not new

State Department: Judea-Samaria labeling not new

State Department's Mark Toner says the reissued guidelines on labeling Judea and Samaria products do not supersede prior rulings.Ben Ariel, 29/01/2016 06:13
US indicates Abbas lied about peace talks

US indicates Abbas lied about peace talks

State Department shoots down Abbas's claims his negotiation attempts were snubbed by Netanyahu, saying it isn't aware of the attempts.Nitsan Keidar, 22/01/2016 08:18
Weak US response to Iran executing American

Weak US response to Iran executing American

Watch spokesperson give lackluster answer to report Iran executed dual citizen despite US requests, promising only to 'raise concerns.'Ari Yashar, 01/12/2015 23:02
Obama to move forward with refugee program

Obama to move forward with refugee program

State Department says Obama administration is committed to admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees despite refusal by 24 states.Ben Ariel, 17/11/2015 04:42
Obama approves of EU labeling of Jewish products

Obama approves of EU labeling of Jewish products

Obama administration says labeling 'not a boycott,' because 'settlements aren't part of Israel,' and adds: 'we label too.'Ari Yashar, 12/11/2015 21:06
Watch: Obama Can't Blame Palestinians for Terror

Watch: Obama Can't Blame Palestinians for Terror

Spokesman says demand to 'end incitement' is same for Abbas and Netanyahu, throws in Temple Mount red herring.Ari Yashar, 14/10/2015 08:47
US Denies Reports it Threatened Israel

US Denies Reports it Threatened Israel

State Dept. says reports that Obama caused Netanyahu to fold on Judea-Samaria construction with veto threat are 'false.'Nitsan Keidar, 07/10/2015 09:13
State Dept. 'Doesn't Need to See' Iran Side Deals

State Dept. 'Doesn't Need to See' Iran Side Deals

Spokesman claims side deal with IAEA that US not allowed to see 'is nothing secretive'; deals have Iran inspect own nuclear weapons sites.Ari Yashar, 05/08/2015 08:30
State Dept 'Deeply Concerned' by Construction

State Dept 'Deeply Concerned' by Construction

State Department says Israel’s planned construction in Beit El and Jerusalem threatens the two-state solution.Elad Benari, 30/07/2015 06:46
Kerry 'Doesn't Agree' that Russia a Threat

Kerry 'Doesn't Agree' that Russia a Threat

State Department spokesman says Kerry doesn't agree with top general's assessment that Russia is an existential threat.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/07/2015 02:20
U.S. Throws its Support Behind Israel

U.S. Throws its Support Behind Israel

"We support Israel’s right to defend itself," says U.S. State Department. Netanyahu thanks Obama.Elad Benari, 15/11/2012 00:33
U.S. Monitoring Iran's Activities in Sudan

U.S. Monitoring Iran's Activities in Sudan

The United States says it is monitoring a visit by two Iranian warships to a Sudanese port this week.Elad Benari, 01/11/2012 05:11
U.S. Condemns Israel Over Beit El Expansion

U.S. Condemns Israel Over Beit El Expansion

U.S. says "Israeli settlement activity undermines peace efforts" after PM Netanyahu announces 300 new homes for Beit El.Elad Benari, 07/06/2012 05:42
US Confident Iran Nuclear Talks Will Occur

US Confident Iran Nuclear Talks Will Occur

Despite disagreements over venue, US officials say they are confident nuclear talks between Tehran and the P5+1 will proceed next week.Gabe Kahn, 06/04/2012 15:03
We Won't Get Fooled Again!

We Won't Get Fooled Again!

, 24/02/2012 00:02
U.S. Criticizes Approval of Shilo Housing Units

U.S. Criticizes Approval of Shilo Housing Units

The United States criticizes Israel for approving 500 housing units for Shilo: Israel’s “settlement activity” not “constructive”.Elad Benari, 23/02/2012 04:15
Putin: US to Blame for Election Protests

Putin: US to Blame for Election Protests

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has accused the United States of stirring the pot in Moscow over this week's parliamentary vote.Chana Ya'ar, 08/12/2011 12:25