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Distorting history: Accusing Israel of doctoring Abbas video

A video showing Abbas ordering child murder was not believed by US Sec. of State. He only had to do some homework.

Distorting history: Accusing Israel of doctoring Abbas video

Tillerson denies trying to undermine Trump

Former Secretary of State denies Nikki Haley's claims that he worked to undermine Trump's agenda.

Tillerson denies trying to undermine Trump

Rex Tillerson: Netanyahu 'played' Trump

Former US Secretary of State accuses PM Netanyahu of sharing 'misinformation' with president, calls him 'Machiavellian.'

Rex Tillerson: Netanyahu 'played' Trump

Tillerson accuses Jared Kushner of going rogue on foreign policy

'It makes me angry', says ex-Secretary of State of Jared Kushner, accusing him of going rogue on foreign policy.

Tillerson accuses Jared Kushner of going rogue on foreign policy

Saudi crown prince: I have Jared Kushner ‘in my pocket’

Saudi prince boasts of exerting influence over President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner.

Saudi crown prince: I have Jared Kushner ‘in my pocket’

Has Tillerson's dismissal made Trump's position clearer?

One of the troubling facts after Secretary of State was fired is is that we still do not know enough about Trump's foreign policy.

Has Tillerson's dismissal made Trump's position clearer?

Iranian official: U.S. determined to leave nuclear deal

Iran's deputy foreign minister says dismissal of Tillerson shows that Washington is set on quitting the nuclear deal.

Iranian official: U.S. determined to leave nuclear deal

Polish President refused call from Tillerson

Aides to Polish President Andrzej Duda confirm he refused a call from then-U.S. Secretary of State about controversial Holocaust law.

Polish President refused call from Tillerson

Trump: I fired Tillerson over Iran nuclear deal

President Trump says Tillerson's support for Iran nuclear deal was reason for termination. 'I wanted to break the deal, he disagreed.'

Trump: I fired Tillerson over Iran nuclear dealplayer

White House fires top Tillerson aide Steve Goldstein

Aide fired after disputing WH account on firing on Trump's Secretary of State.

White House fires top Tillerson aide Steve Goldstein

State Dep. official: US, Israel like junior high buddies

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says US-Israel relationship akin to friendship between junior high students.

State Dep. official: US, Israel like junior high buddies

US mediating between Israel and Lebanon

Disagreement exists over borders of maritime area between the countries, where gas reservoirs exist.

US mediating between Israel and Lebanon

Tillerson not planning to stop in Israel during Mideast tour

Secretary of State keeping tabs on situation in northern border but not planning on stopping in Israel during his tour of the Middle East.

Tillerson not planning to stop in Israel during Mideast tour

Tillerson 'disappointed' after Polish bill signed

Secretary of State expresses concern that controversial Polish law "affects freedom of speech and academic inquiry".

Tillerson 'disappointed' after Polish bill signed

U.S. and Argentina to cooperate against Hezbollah

United States and Argentina to work together more closely to cut off Lebanese terrorist group's funding networks in Latin America.

U.S. and Argentina to cooperate against Hezbollah

US adds Hamas leader to list of global terrorists

US government imposes sanctions on terror leader Ismail Haniyeh. Secretary of State: 'An important step in denying resources for terror.'

US adds Hamas leader to list of global terrorists

U.S. to send experts to Europe to discuss Iran deal

Secretary of State says he sees progress in getting European support for new sanctions against Iran.

U.S. to send experts to Europe to discuss Iran deal

Tillerson vows continued pressure on North Korea

Secretary of State and Canadian counterpart form international group to increase pressure on North Korea.

Tillerson vows continued pressure on North Korea

Tillerson backtracks on North Korea

Secretary of State says North Korea must "earn its way back" to the negotiating table.

Tillerson backtracks on North Korea

No embassy move during Trump's first term, Tillerson says

After suggesting embassy would be moved within 2 years, Tillerson says move unlikely to be completed during Trump's first term.

No embassy move during Trump's first term, Tillerson says

State Department: Now isn't the time to talk to North Korea

State Department says North Korea has shown no sign of a willingness to halt its missile and nuclear testing.

State Department: Now isn't the time to talk to North Korea

Tillerson: We're ready to talk with North Korea

Secretary of State says Washington willing to talk with North Korea but the military is ready to act if necessary.

Tillerson: We're ready to talk with North Korea

State Department to begin process of moving embassy immediately

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says US to get to work immediately to fulfill Trump's pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem.

State Department to begin process of moving embassy immediatelyplayer

'Tillerson enjoys his job'

State Department spokeswoman refutes reports that Trump intends to replace Secretary of State, says Tillerson plans to stay on.

'Tillerson enjoys his job'

White House mum on report Secretary of State will be fired

White House refuses to confirm or deny report that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be fired.

White House mum on report Secretary of State will be fired

Report: Trump to dump Tillerson, replace him with CIA chief

NYT claims President Trump planning to install Iran deal opponents Mike Pompeo, Tom Cotton to State Dept., CIA in coming weeks.

Report: Trump to dump Tillerson, replace him with CIA chief

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

U.S. President says there will be more sanctions against North Korea after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism.

Trump declares North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism

Tillerson and Saudi FM discuss corruption probe

Secretary of State speaks to Saudi Foreign Minister following crackdown on corruption in the kingdom.

Tillerson and Saudi FM discuss corruption probe

Trump hints Tillerson may be replaced

President tells Fox News he's unsure if Tillerson will be serving out full term.

Trump hints Tillerson may be replaced

Tillerson: Diplomatic efforts with North Korea will continue

Secretary of State says diplomatic efforts vis-a-vis North Korea will continue "until the first bomb drops".

Tillerson: Diplomatic efforts with North Korea will continue

Tillerson says US won't walk away from Iran deal

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump won't scrap nuclear deal in his speech Friday concerning Iran agreement.

Tillerson says US won't walk away from Iran deal

Turkish FM, Tillerson speak amid latest crisis

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks with Secretary of State after both sides suspend visas.

Turkish FM, Tillerson speak amid latest crisis

State Department: Tillerson didn't call Trump a 'moron'

State Department spokeswoman strongly denies reported that Secretary of State had called Trump a "moron".

State Department: Tillerson didn't call Trump a 'moron'player

Tillerson denies he considered resigning

Secretary of State blasts NBC News report which claimed he considered resigning, affirms his commitment to Trump.

Tillerson denies he considered resigning

Mattis backs diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis

U.S. Defense Secretary says the Pentagon backs Tillerson's effort to find a diplomatic solution to the crisis with North Korea.

Mattis backs diplomatic solution to North Korea crisis

Sen. Schumer: Don’t return trove of Jewish artifacts to Iraq

Senate Minority Leader urges Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to find home for Iraqi Jewish Archive outside Iraq.

Sen. Schumer: Don’t return trove of Jewish artifacts to Iraq

NY congressional delegation urges deportation of ex-Nazi guard

All NY Congressmen send letter to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urging him to deport concentration camp guard living in Queens.

NY congressional delegation urges deportation of ex-Nazi guard

Trump: 'Waste of time' to negotiate with North Korea

US President tells Secretary of State to 'save his energy' in face of North Korean intransigence, vows to do 'what is necessary.'

Trump: 'Waste of time' to negotiate with North Korea

Tillerson: We're communicating with North Korea

Secretary of State says the United States is directly communicating with North Korea but it has shown no interest in dialogue.

Tillerson: We're communicating with North Korea

Tillerson: The Iran deal has to change

Secretary of State says the Iran nuclear agreement must be changed or the U.S. will not be able to remain part of it.

Tillerson: The Iran deal has to changeplayer