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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 >>

Terrorist Attack on the Lebanese Armed Forces

Monday, 4 August 2014, 2:44 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States strongly condemns the al Nusra Front’s attack today on the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) in Arsal, where reportedly at least seven soldiers were killed and some Internal Security Forces (ISF) members were briefly held hostage. We extend ... More >>

Escalating Violence n the Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Monday, 4 August 2014, 2:43 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 1, 2014 More >>

The Situation in the Gaza Strip

Monday, 4 August 2014, 2:36 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s attack, which led to the killing of two Israeli soldiers and the apparent abduction of another. It was an outrageous violation of the cease-fire negotiated over the past several ... More >>

Reward for Information on FARC Kidnapping of U.S. Citizen

Saturday, 26 July 2014, 10:48 am | U.S. Department of State

The Department of State's Rewards for Justice program is offering a reward for information on those responsible for the kidnapping of a U.S. citizen by the terrorist organization Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC). The Secretary of State has authorized ... More >>

Threat of Famine Looms in South Sudan

Saturday, 26 July 2014, 10:46 am | U.S. Department of State

South Sudan now faces the worst food security crisis in the world. Violence has forced over 1.5 million people from their homes since mid-December, while more than 50,000 children under the age of five are at risk of dying from malnutrition this year. ... More >>

Meeting With Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:55 pm | U.S. Department of State

I have been in constant touch with President Abbas and the Palestinian Authority over the course of the last months. But particularly in the last days, we have been talking about how to achieve an end to the current violence and an effort to try ... More >>

U.S. Condemns Bombings in Kaduna

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:53 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC July 23, 2014 More >>

 

 

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