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  • U.S. decries ‘loss of innocent life, Israeli or Palestinian’

    October 13, 2015 | 10:59 am

    The State Department expressed its concerns about escalating violence in Israel on the day of deadly terror attacks against Israelis.

    Three Israelis were killed and more than 20 injured in a rash of attacks on Tuesday. Two of the assailants were killed during the attacks, and a...

  • Dozens of Clinton emails were classified from the start, U.S. rules suggest

    August 21, 2015 | 1:27 pm

    For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids.

    While the department is now stamping a...

  • Iran, Syria central in U.S.-Israel strategic dialogue

    October 24, 2013 | 10:22 am

    U.S. and Israeli officials addressed the potential for an Iranian nuclear weapon as well as turmoil in Syria in their periodic strategic dialogue.

    “Both sides reiterated their determination to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon,” said a U.S. State Department statement...

  • State terrorism report praises Israel, counts settler attacks as terror

    August 1, 2012 | 10:11 am

    The U.S. State Department’s annual report on terrorism said Hamas and Hezbollah continued to destabilize the Middle East, described Israel as a “resolute” partner in counterterrorism and listed as “terrorist incidents” extremist settler attacks on Palestinians.

    “Both Hamas and...

  • Muslim Brotherhood offered assurances on treaty, State Dept. says

    January 6, 2012 | 4:10 pm

    The Muslim Brotherhood assured the United States it would not break Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel, according to the U.S. State Department.

    A State Department spokesperson said Thursday that the Islamist political party had offered assurances it would not break Egypt’s 1979 accord...

  • Quartet urges return to direct talks

    December 15, 2011 | 10:27 am

    The Mideast Quartet once again urged Israel and the Palestinians to return to peace talks without preconditions.

    A U.S. State Department statement issued Wednesday said envoys of the entities comprising the Quartet—- the United States, the European Union, Russia and the United...