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U.S.-Australia Political-Military Talks

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:58 pm | U.S. Department of State

On October 21, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs Todd C. Chapman met with senior civilian and military officials in Canberra, Australia for the U.S.-Australia Political-Military Talks. More >>

U.S. Department of State Virtual Exchange Program

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:54 pm | U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State Builds Bridge Between the Past and Present Through Virtual Exchange Program More >>

Release of Jeffrey Fowle

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:51 pm | U.S. Department of State

Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 21, 2014 More >>

Terrorist Designations of Khan Said and Ramzi Mawafi

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:48 pm | U.S. Department of State

The Department of State has designated Khan Said and Ramzi Mawafi as Specially Designated Global Terrorists under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. The consequences of these ... More >>

UNGA First Committee Thematic Discussion on Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, 22 October 2014, 1:46 pm | U.S. Department of State

Remarks Ambassador Robert A. Wood, Alternate Representative, Delegation of the United States of America New York City October 20, 2014 More >>

U.S. Welcomes Selection of Final Cabinet Ministers in Iraq

Monday, 20 October 2014, 2:54 pm | U.S. Department of State

We congratulate the Iraqi people and their elected representatives in the Iraqi parliament on the selection of seven new cabinet ministers today. These ministers, including new Ministers of Defense, Finance, and Interior, represent the diversity of Iraq, ... More >>

Remarks on the U.S. Response to Ebola, Diplomatic Corps

Monday, 20 October 2014, 2:53 pm | U.S. Department of State

Thank you, Nancy. Good morning, everybody. Thank you very much for being here, and thank you, Ambassador Powell, for all you’re doing to lead on this effort. More >>

Statement on Employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital

Monday, 20 October 2014, 2:51 pm | U.S. Department of State

As part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s detailed contact trace investigation conducted in response to the first Ebola case in Dallas, it was discovered that an employee of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital had departed the United States ... More >>

Detention of Human Rights Defender Leyla Yunus

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:28 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States is alarmed that human rights defender Leyla Yunus remains in pre-trial detention in Azerbaijan, without access to necessary medical care, despite her deteriorating health. We are also especially concerned about continued threats to Leyla Yunus’ ... More >>

Remarks to the Press on Countering ISIL

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:27 pm | U.S. Department of State

Special Briefing John Allen Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Washington, DC October 15, 2014 More >>

Assistant Secretary Ryan Travel Scedule

Thursday, 16 October 2014, 12:25 pm | U.S. Department of State

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan will travel to London, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Muscat, Kuwait City, and Oviedo October 14-24 to engage international stakeholders in the Department of State’s cross-cultural ... More >>

Reward Offers for Information on Al-Qaida

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 4:22 pm | U.S. Department of State

Rewards for Justice - Reward Offers for Information on Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) Leaders More >>

U.S. Condemns ISIL Attacks in Iraq

Wednesday, 15 October 2014, 3:49 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States strongly condemns the vicious string of suicide, vehicle borne, and other attacks that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has perpetrated in Baghdad and surrounding provinces in recent days, taking scores of innocent lives. ... More >>

Remarks at the Gaza Donors Conference

Monday, 13 October 2014, 2:35 pm | U.S. Department of State

Thank you very much, Foreign Minister Shoukry. Thank you Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon; Vice Prime Minister Mustafa; our co-host, Foreign Minister Brende; and our colleague Cathy Ashton, the EU High Representative. I want to particularly thank President ... More >>

U.S Announces Humanitarian Assistance for Palestinians

Monday, 13 October 2014, 2:26 pm | U.S. Department of State

Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced $414 million in U.S. assistance to the Palestinians. More >>

Yemen Bombings

Friday, 10 October 2014, 3:16 pm | U.S. Department of State

The United States strongly condemns today’s despicable attack against civilians gathered in Tahrir Square in Sana’a, which killed at least 43 Yemenis, including women and children. The Yemeni people have lived with senseless violence for far ... More >>

U.S.- Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation

Thursday, 9 October 2014, 11:16 am | U.S. Department of State

The United States and Japan today jointly released the Interim Report of the ongoing revision of the U.S.- Japan Guidelines for Defense Cooperation. The revised Guidelines, which are expected to be finalized by the end of the year, will establish an expanded ... More >>

Israeli and Palestinian Youth Coaches Arrive in U.S

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:35 am | U.S. Department of State

Through the State Department’s sports diplomacy programs, 30 Israeli and Palestinian youth basketball coaches will connect with each other and their American peers on and off the court October 5-19. This exchange program is part of the U.S. Government’s ... More >>

Huang Case

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 3:20 pm | U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Government continues to closely follow the legal proceedings in Qatar of American citizens Matthew and Grace Huang, whose appeals hearing is set for October 20. Mr. and Mrs. Huang have been detained in Qatar since the tragic death of their ... More >>

Nordic-Baltic+USA Cyber Consultation

Tuesday, 7 October 2014, 3:18 pm | U.S. Department of State

Media Note Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 6, 2014 More >>

 

 

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