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Coordinator for Cyber Issues Travels to Israel

Thursday, 18 September 2014, 1:33 pm | U.S. Department of State

Christopher Painter, the Coordinator for Cyber Issues, traveled to Israel September 13-16 to deliver remarks at the Fourth Annual International Cybersecurity Conference at Tel Aviv University. The four-day conference brought together leading international ... More >>

On the President's Speech on ISIL

Friday, 12 September 2014, 3:07 pm | U.S. Department of State

Tonight the President spoke directly to our country about what it will take to lead the world to degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL, and we are already well underway in the effort to assemble the coalition to get the job done. We are uniting the world ... More >>

U.S Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Iraq

Friday, 12 September 2014, 3:02 pm | U.S. Department of State

Today, Secretary Kerry announced that the United States is providing nearly $48 million in additional humanitarian aid to meet the urgent needs of Iraqi internally displaced and refugees throughout the region. This assistance includes: More >>

Joint Action Plan Combats Nuclear And Radioactive Smuggling

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 4:26 pm | U.S. Department of State

U.S. And Iraq Sign a Joint Action Plan to Combat Nuclear And Radioactive Smuggling More >>

U.S Department of State: Steven Sotloff

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:17 pm | U.S. Department of State

Yesterday, the world bore witness again to the unfathomable brutality of ISIL terrorist murderers when we saw Steven Sotloff, an American journalist who left home in Florida to tell the story of brave people in the Middle East, taken from us in an act of ... More >>

Additional Sanctions Targeting Iranian Proliferators

Thursday, 4 September 2014, 3:04 pm | U.S. Department of State

The Administration imposed sanctions today on a series of companies and individuals under various Iran-related authorities targeting those engaged in proscribed activities. These actions underscore U.S. resolve to enforce sanctions as the P5+1 and Iran work ... More >>

Lesotho Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens

Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 2:02 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States remains deeply concerned by uncertainty over the political process and the state of public security in Lesotho’s capital Maseru. We continue to call upon government officials and all parties to reach a resolution through peaceful ... More >>

U.S. Citizens Detained or Missing in Iran

Sunday, 31 August 2014, 1:29 pm | U.S. Department of State

The Unites States respectfully calls on the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to release Amir Hekmati, Saeed Abedini, and Jason Rezaian to their families and work cooperatively with us to find Robert Levinson and bring him home. More >>

Murder of James Foley

Thursday, 21 August 2014, 2:42 pm | U.S. Department of State

Murder of James Foley Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC August 20, 2014 More >>

U.S - Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:45 pm | U.S. Department of State

Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program Continues People-to-People Connections Between the United States and Iraq More >>

Terrorist Designation of the Mujahidin Shura Council

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:43 pm | U.S. Department of State

The Department of State has announced the designation of the Mujahidin Shura Council in the Environs of Jerusalem (MSC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO) under Section 219 of the Immigration and Nationality Act and as a Specially Designated ... More >>

Milestone in Eliminating Syria's Chemical Weapons Program

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:02 pm | U.S. Department of State

Today, we mark a milestone in our unrelenting work to ensure the end of the Assad regime’s deadly chemical arsenal: The United States has finished neutralizing the regime’s deadliest chemical weapons aboard the Cape Ray. More >>

Terrorist Designation of Abu Mohammed al-Adnani

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 2:00 pm | U.S. Department of State

The Department of State has designated Abu Mohammed al-Adnani as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. More >>

U.S. Welcomes Important Step in Iraq's Government Formation

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 3:25 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States welcomes Iraqi President Fuad Masum’s charging of the nominee of the largest bloc in the Council of Representatives, Dr. Haider Al-Abadi, with the formation of a new government. This signifies the successful completion of the ... More >>

Remarsk by Swazi Prime Minister Cause for Concern

Monday, 11 August 2014, 4:49 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 9, 2014 More >>

Reports of Ethnically Motivated Killings in South Sudan

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:20 am | U.S. Department of State

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on Reports of Ethnically Motivated Killings in South Sudan More >>

Joint Statement on Libya

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:19 am | U.S. Department of State

Joint Statement on Libya by the Governments of Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and the United States More >>

Remarks at a General Assembly Informal Meeting on Gaza

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 10:17 am | U.S. Department of State

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Remarks at a General Assembly Informal Meeting on Gaza More >>

Group Meeting on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

Tuesday, 5 August 2014, 3:55 pm | U.S. Department of State

Small Group Meeting on the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa on the Margins of the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit More >>

UNRWA School Shelling

Monday, 4 August 2014, 2:50 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States is appalled by today’s disgraceful shelling outside an UNRWA school in Rafah sheltering some 3,000 displaced persons, in which at least ten more Palestinian civilians were tragically killed. More >>

 

 

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