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Posts Tagged: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

February 16, 2018 2:01 pm
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US and Turkey Agree to Mend Ties; Turks Propose Joint Deployment in Syria

The United States and Turkey agreed on Friday to try to rescue a strategic relationship that Washington acknowledged had reached a crisis point, with Turkey...

February 15, 2018 12:06 pm
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Tillerson Says Hezbollah a Threat to Lebanon

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Thursday warned Lebanon over the Iran-backed Hezbollah group's growing arsenal and said the Shi'ite movement's involvement in regional...

February 14, 2018 1:01 pm
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Tillerson Says US Mideast Peace Plan ‘Fairly Well Advanced’

The US administration's work on a new Middle East peace plan is "fairly well advanced" and President Donald Trump will decide when to announce it,...

February 13, 2018 1:00 pm
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Countries Who Fought Islamic State Must Help Rebuild Iraq: Tillerson

The United States urged members of the coalition fighting the Islamic State on Tuesday to help rebuild Iraq or risk the reversal of the gains...

February 12, 2018 11:37 am
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US Secretary of State Says Washington Backs Egypt in Fight Against Terrorism

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Monday that the United States supports Egypt's fight against Islamic State but reiterated that it advocated free...

January 21, 2018 7:46 am
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Russia’s Lavrov, US’ Tillerson Discuss North Syria Situation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed the Syrian conflict in a telephone call, in particular ways to bring...

December 9, 2017 11:00 am
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European States Push US for Detailed Israeli-Palestinian Peace Proposals

Britain, France, Germany, Sweden and Italy called on the United States on Friday to put forward detailed proposals for peace between Israel and the Palestinians...

December 8, 2017 12:04 pm
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At State Department Briefing, Taboo Words on Jerusalem Are Finally Said Aloud

For the first time since Israel's creation in 1948, a senior US State Department official has uttered the six words concerning the city of Jerusalem...

November 22, 2017 9:22 am
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State Department Says US Wants PLO’s Washington Office to Stay Open

The United States wants the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) to keep its Washington office open and is in talks with Palestinian officials about the issue...

November 21, 2017 10:14 am
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Palestinian Authority Freezes Contacts With Visiting US Officials Over Threatened Closure of PLO Office in DC

JNS.org – Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he has frozen all contact with the US over the Trump administration’s move to shutter the...

October 25, 2017 9:37 am
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Secretary of State Tillerson: US Sanctions Target Iran’s ‘Malign Behaviors’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that US sanctions against Iran targeted the country’s “malign behaviors” and were aimed at helping the Iranian people...

September 20, 2017 10:14 am
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Secretary of State Tillerson: Iran Nuclear Deal Must Be Changed for the US to Remain in Pact

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday the Iran nuclear agreement must be changed or the United States could not remain part of...

September 12, 2017 10:39 am
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Trump Considering a More Aggressive US Approach on Iran, Sources Say

President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive US responses to Iran’s forces, its Shi‘ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria,...

June 14, 2017 10:36 am
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Tillerson Declares Palestinian Authority Will No Longer Pay Families of Terrorists

JNS.org - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Tuesday the Palestinian Authority (PA) will no longer pursue its policy of paying the families of convicted terrorists,...

Culture

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

UC-Irvine Investigation Clears Pro-Israel Students of Misbehavior Accusatio...

The University of California, Irvine has dismissed charges that a pro-Israel group on campus behaved improperly toward members of Students...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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