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Blinken warns: U.S. close to giving up on Iran deal

Blinken warns: U.S. close to giving up on Iran deal

U.S. Secretary of State Blinken says the nuclear deal was in peril of getting nixed due to Iran's repeated infractions.Eitan Divinsky, 08/09/2021 22:12
Lapid to meet Blinken in Washington

Lapid to meet Blinken in Washington

Foreign Minister announces plans to visit Washington in October to meet US Secretary of State.Elad Benari, Canada, 07/09/2021 00:41
State Department staff call on Blinken to fire employee behind offensive blog

State Department staff call on Blinken to fire employee behind offensive blog

Letter by over 70 Jewish staff members of State Department decries colleague's blog that contains hateful statements about Jews.Dan Verbin, 01/09/2021 22:56
Blinken on Afghanistan: A new diplomatic mission has begun

Blinken on Afghanistan: A new diplomatic mission has begun

Secretary of State calls on Taliban to live up to its commitments now that US troops have pulled out of Afghanistan.Ben Ariel, 31/08/2021 04:10
Israelis to be exempted from US visas soon?

Israelis to be exempted from US visas soon?

State Department spokesman says Secretary of State and PM Bennett agreed on the importance of Israel's inclusion in Visa Waiver Program.Elad Benari, 26/08/2021 02:45
Bennett to Blinken: I bring from Israel a new spirit

Bennett to Blinken: I bring from Israel a new spirit

Secretary of State meets Prime Minister Bennett: Our commitment to Israel will always be unshakable.Yoni Kempinski, Washington, 25/08/2021 23:33
US to give PA half a million COVID vaccines

US to give PA half a million COVID vaccines

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces Biden Administration to ship 500,000 vaccine doses to PA. 'We are pleased to help lives.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/08/2021 18:52
Report: Blinken was warned last month about collapse of Kabul

Report: Blinken was warned last month about collapse of Kabul

State Department cable last month warned top officials of the potential collapse of Kabul after US withdrawal from Afghanistan.Elad Benari, 20/08/2021 03:44
Blinken: We regret Poland's adoption of restitution law

Blinken: We regret Poland's adoption of restitution law

Secretary of State reiterates US concerns over law restricting claims on Jewish property looted from Polish Jewry during the Holocaust.Ben Ariel, 17/08/2021 05:25
Blinken: This is manifestly not Saigon

Blinken: This is manifestly not Saigon

Secretary of State defends Biden’s decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/08/2021 23:29
US welcomes Lapid's historic visit to Morocco

US welcomes Lapid's historic visit to Morocco

Blinken: Lapid’s trip is significant for Israel, Morocco, and the broader region.Elad Benari, 12/08/2021 06:01
US concerned over Polish restitution law

US concerned over Polish restitution law

Secretary of State Antony Blinken urges Polish President not to sign law restricting process for Holocaust survivors and their families.Elad Benari, 12/08/2021 02:31
Israeli to serve as State Department’s Energy Security adviser

Israeli to serve as State Department’s Energy Security adviser

Blinken appoints Amos Hochstein, born and raised in Israel, to serve as the State Department’s Senior Advisor for Energy Security.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/08/2021 23:48
Blinken: Iran will be punished for attack on oil tanker

Blinken: Iran will be punished for attack on oil tanker

US Secretary of State says the world cannot allow "impunity" to Iran following attack on Israeli-managed tanker.Elad Benari, 10/08/2021 04:29
US blasts Iran for attack on Israeli-managed oil tanker

US blasts Iran for attack on Israeli-managed oil tanker

Blinken vows 'appropriate response' to Iranian drone attack on Israeli-managed ship which killed two crew members.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 21:32
US, Israel to work together to investigate attack on ship

US, Israel to work together to investigate attack on ship

State Department on Blinken-Lapid conversation: They agreed to work with the United Kingdom, Romania, and other international partners.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 05:11
Blinken: Talks with Iran cannot go on indefinitely

Blinken: Talks with Iran cannot go on indefinitely

Secretary of State: We're committed to diplomacy, but this process cannot go on indefinitely. The ball remains in Iran's court.Elad Benari, 30/07/2021 04:31
Swastika carved into State Department elevator

Swastika carved into State Department elevator

Nazi symbol carved near office of special envoy to combat anti-Semitism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2021 21:34
Natan Sharasky meets US Secretary of State Blinken in DC

Natan Sharasky meets US Secretary of State Blinken in DC

Former Soviet Refusenic discusses global efforts to free political prisoners and fight anti-Semitism with Sec. Antony Blinken.Gary Willig, 22/07/2021 17:40
Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Blinken: US 'disappointed' by Hariri stepping down

Secretary of State says the resignation of Saad Hariri as Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate is disappointing.Elad Benari, 16/07/2021 04:03
Blinken: US strikes on pro-Iran targets should send a strong message

Blinken: US strikes on pro-Iran targets should send a strong message

US Secretary of State says strikes on pro-Iran fighters in Iraq and Syria should deter those fighters from attacking US forces.Elad Benari, 29/06/2021 06:12
Watch: Lapid presses U.S. on Iran, Blinken urges help for Gaza

Watch: Lapid presses U.S. on Iran, Blinken urges help for Gaza

Foreign Minister Lapid met with US secretary of state in Rome Sunday, marking the first face-to-face meeting between the two.ILTV, 28/06/2021 20:46
Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid to Blinken: We believe the way to discuss disagreements is through direct conversations.Ido Ben Porat, 28/06/2021 03:06
US, France: Time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

US, France: Time running out to revive Iran nuclear deal

Blinken: There will come a point where it will be very hard to return back to the standards set by the JCPOA.Elad Benari, Canada, 26/06/2021 00:53
State Department: US policy on Golan Heights has not changed

State Department: US policy on Golan Heights has not changed

A media report had quoted a State Dep. official saying that the US was walking back recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan.Dan Verbin, 25/06/2021 17:49
Blinken and Lapid discuss Israel-PA relations

Blinken and Lapid discuss Israel-PA relations

US Secretary of State speaks to Israeli Foreign Minister for the second time since Sunday.Elad Benari, 18/06/2021 03:38
Blinken invites Lapid to Washington

Blinken invites Lapid to Washington

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid speaks to US Secretary of State, thanks him for the United States' unwavering support for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/06/2021 00:24
Blinken: Hundreds of sanctions will remain even if US returns to nuclear deal

Blinken: Hundreds of sanctions will remain even if US returns to nuclear deal

Secretary of State says "hundreds" of US sanctions will remain on Iran even if the United States rejoins the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 03:08
Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Blinken: US committed to replenishing Iron Dome

Secretary of State reiterates Biden administration's position that Israel has a right to defend itself against rockets.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 06:14
Blinken: Iran's 'breakout time' for nuclear weapons could shrink

Blinken: Iran's 'breakout time' for nuclear weapons could shrink

Secretary of State warns that Iran is "galloping forward" with its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 08/06/2021 02:06
Republican presses Blinken: 'Impossible to invest in Gaza without helping Hamas'

Republican presses Blinken: 'Impossible to invest in Gaza without helping Hamas'

Rep. Brian Mast presses Blinken on Hamas' popularity with Palestinian Arabs despite the group forcing a despotic regime on Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 19:57
Watch: Republican Rep. grills Blinken on 'anti-Israel' media

Watch: Republican Rep. grills Blinken on 'anti-Israel' media

Rep. Joe Wilson slammed the New York Times for publishing 'Hamas propaganda', questioned White House motives.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/06/2021 19:44
Gantz in Washington to discuss Gaza reconstruction

Gantz in Washington to discuss Gaza reconstruction

Defense Minister Benny Gantz meets US Secretary of State Antony Blinken to discuss Gaza, Iran.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/06/2021 20:29
Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction

Democrats urge Blinken to press Israel on Gaza reconstruction

17 Democratic Senators write to Secretary of State, urge him to press Israel to allow materials for reconstruction into Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/06/2021 01:07
'US understands Israel wants its soldiers - but Gaza needs hope'

'US understands Israel wants its soldiers - but Gaza needs hope'

US Secretary of State warned Israel that evicting Arab squatters in Sheikh Jarrah and law enforcement on Temple Mount could lead to violenceDavid Rosenberg, 27/05/2021 19:17
US Secretary of State: Anti-Semitism must be addressed

US Secretary of State: Anti-Semitism must be addressed

Secretary Antony Blinken warns anti-Semitic attacks in US must be brought under control or results could be disastrous.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/05/2021 20:06
Rivlin to Blinken: Real war criminals are hiding in Gaza, behind civilian populations

Rivlin to Blinken: Real war criminals are hiding in Gaza, behind civilian populations

President Rivlin says to Blinken that he is "deeply concerned about rising antisemitism around the world, including in the United States".Yoni Kempinski, 26/05/2021 09:45
Blinken: US, Israel 'absolutely united' against Iran acquiring nuclear weapons

Blinken: US, Israel 'absolutely united' against Iran acquiring nuclear weapons

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken holds press conference with reporters following meetings with Israeli, PA leaders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 20:02
Ashkenazi to Blinken: Gaza cannot go back to what it was before flare-up

Ashkenazi to Blinken: Gaza cannot go back to what it was before flare-up

Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi hosts US Secretary of State Antony Blinken at the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs in JerusalemArutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 19:01
'Biden wants to rebuild relationship with the Palestinians'

'Biden wants to rebuild relationship with the Palestinians'

US Secretary of State meets with Israeli Prime Minister in Jerusalem on first day of Middle East visit.David Rosenberg, 25/05/2021 12:36
US Secretary of State arrives in Israel

US Secretary of State arrives in Israel

Secretary of State Antony Blinken lands in Israel in bid to 'solidify' ceasefire agreement between Israel and Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/05/2021 07:52
Blinken condemns anti-Semitic attacks

Blinken condemns anti-Semitic attacks

US Secretary of State: We have a responsibility to do everything we can to stop hate in all its forms.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 23:59
Senior State Dept. Official: Hamas capabilities were not destroyed

Senior State Dept. Official: Hamas capabilities were not destroyed

State Department says that it is “committed to all efforts for an everlasting peace.”Yoni Kempinski, 24/05/2021 16:12
Blinken heads to Israel to 'solidify' Gaza ceasefire

Blinken heads to Israel to 'solidify' Gaza ceasefire

Biden dispatches Secretary of State to ensure 'immediate assistance' reaches Gaza and to 'solidify' ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/05/2021 15:01
Blinken: Two-state solution is the only way

Blinken: Two-state solution is the only way

US Secretary of State says the two-state solution is the only way to provide hope to Israelis and Palestinian Arabs.Elad Benari, 24/05/2021 04:37
Blinken: Iran hasn't shown that it's ready to follow nuke deal

Blinken: Iran hasn't shown that it's ready to follow nuke deal

US Secretary of State says Iran has yet to prove it is willing to comply with nuclear deal, a condition for lifting of US sanctions.David Rosenberg, 23/05/2021 17:00
Abbas speaks to Blinken: Stop the Israeli aggression

Abbas speaks to Blinken: Stop the Israeli aggression

US Secretary of State phones PA chairman following Gaza ceasefire.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/05/2021 01:11
Blinken welcomes ceasefire, will visit region soon

Blinken welcomes ceasefire, will visit region soon

Secretary of State speaks to Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, welcomes ceasefire in Gaza.Elad Benari, 21/05/2021 04:29
Danny Danon: "People understand we are fighting a vicious organization"

Danny Danon: "People understand we are fighting a vicious organization"

Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN speaks about the road ahead in dealing with Hamas.Yoni Kempinski, 20/05/2021 20:30
Blinken: Israel gave us intel on Hamas use of media building

Blinken: Israel gave us intel on Hamas use of media building

US Secretary of State confirms US has received intelligence of destroyed media building used by Hamas from israel.Gary Willig, 18/05/2021 17:12
Blinken: I haven't seen evidence Hamas used Gaza media building

Blinken: I haven't seen evidence Hamas used Gaza media building

US Secretary of State says Israel has right to defend itself but a 'special responsibility' to protect civilians in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/05/2021 23:01
Blinken: The rocket attacks must cease

Blinken: The rocket attacks must cease

Secretary of State reiterates that rocket attacks against Israel must cease, stresses Israel has the right to defend itself.Elad Benari, 14/05/2021 01:59
Blinken speaks to Abbas, calls for rocket fire to stop

Blinken speaks to Abbas, calls for rocket fire to stop

Secretary of State: Israelis and Palestinians deserve equal measures of freedom, dignity, security, and prosperity.Elad Benari, 13/05/2021 03:58
'Israelis and Palestinians need to be able to live in safety and security'

'Israelis and Palestinians need to be able to live in safety and security'

Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, expresses concerns over rocket fire from Gaza.Elad Benari, 12/05/2021 06:43
Blinken: The rocket attacks must stop immediately

Blinken: The rocket attacks must stop immediately

US Secretary of State condemns rocket attacks from Gaza against Israel, urges all sides to take steps to reduce tensions.Elad Benari, 11/05/2021 04:42
Blinken thanks Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel

Blinken thanks Morocco for normalizing ties with Israel

Morocco and Israel normalized ties in an agreement brokered by the Trump administration this past December.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 01:39
Blinken speaks to Ashkenazi following Meron disaster

Blinken speaks to Ashkenazi following Meron disaster

“The bond between the United States and Israel is ironclad and we stand ready to assist,” says US Secretary of State.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 01:03