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U.S. Department of State

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  • U.S. cautions Israel about settlement plans in East Jerusalem

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States expressed concern on Wednesday about reports that Israel had moved forward plans for settlements in East Jerusalem, warning the move would call into question Israel's commitment to peace with the Palestinians....
  • Israel's Netanyahu to Obama: Don't allow Iran deal that leaves it at nuclear threshold

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bluntly told U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday that he must make sure that any final nuclear deal with Iran does not leave it at the "threshold" of being able to develop nuclear...
  • Mother of former U.S. Marine says son suffers in Mexico jail

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The mother of a former U.S. Marine held for six months in a Mexican prison appealed on Wednesday for the U.S. government to do more to free her son, who told her his guards threatened him with rape, torture and execution. Andrew...
  • Indebted to America, Kosovo struggles to curb Islamist recruits

    KACANIK Kosovo (Reuters) - Born in Germany, Blerim Heta moved to his parents' native Kosovo as a 10-year-old boy in the wake of a NATO air war in 1999 to save the territory's ethnic Albanians from Serbian repression. They settled in Urosevac, where U.S....
  • Kerry calls for Hong Kong restraint, China says not to meddle

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday called for Hong Kong to show restraint toward pro-democracy protesters, while his Chinese counterpart said countries should not meddle in China's internal affairs. "The Chinese...
  • Football in Kuwait rocks coach, players' world

    Football in Kuwait rocks coach, players' world
    Don't stare. Don't point. Don't eat or drink, not even water, in public until the prayer siren goes off at night. The State Department gave a cultural crash course to USA Football's Under-19 national team before the 44 high-school and college players...
  • Man opens fire during Ethiopian Embassy protest in Washington

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gunman opened fire during a protest on the Ethiopian Embassy grounds on Monday, according to a video of the incident, but no injuries were reported. A spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said it had detained a possible...
  • Netanyahu links Islamic State, Hamas in UN speech

    WASHINGTON Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have adopted a simple strategy for deflecting international criticism of Israel's summer offensive, which killed more 2,000 Palestinians in Gaza: Tie it all to the Islamic State. In his speech...
  • Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater...
  • Hong Kong protesters defy tear gas and batons to renew democracy call

    Hong Kong protesters defy tear gas and batons to renew democracy call
    Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police baton-charges to stand firm in the center of the global financial hub on Monday, one of the biggest political challenges for Beijing since the Tiananmen Square crackdown 25 years ago....
  • Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani

    Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani
    Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a...