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Posts Tagged: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

March 13, 2018 8:58 am

Trump Ousts Secretary of State Tillerson, Taps CIA Director Pompeo as Replacement

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he had replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo, and had tapped Gina Haspel...

March 6, 2018 10:23 am

Turkey, Russia and Iran to Hold Summit on Syria in April

Turkey, Russia and Iran will hold a summit in April to discuss Syria and potential steps in the region, the spokesman for the Turkish Foreign...

February 23, 2018 10:05 am

Two Top White House Advisers May Leave Over Tensions With Trump: Sources

Longstanding friction between US President Donald Trump and two top aides, the National Security Adviser and the Chief of Staff, has grown to a point that either or...

February 16, 2018 2:01 pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...


Yeshiva University Grad Writes Book to Help Children Understand Death

What should parents tell their children when a loved one dies? It’s a...

New England Patriots Star Shares Western Wall Photo With Jewish High Holidays Message

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman posted pictures of himself in Israel, including...


A Look at the Candidates to Become Jerusalem’s Next Mayor

JNS.org - The late Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek used to say that if one wanted to uproot and replant a tree...

Faith and Fasting: A Look at the Practice Ahead of Yom Kippur

JNS.org - Fasting is the most commonly known Yom Kippur ritual. According to a 2016 Pew survey, 40% of American...

A New Generation of Galvanized Young Jews Fight Antisemitism on Campus

JNS.org - IfNotNow (INN) has a plan. It’s determined, according to its website, to...


As US Sanctions Near, Europe Fails to Protect Iran Deal

At a meeting in Washington after Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal in May, a senior US official told European diplomats that their efforts to save the...


Blaming Israel for Downing Plane, Russia to Sell S-300 Air Defense System t...

Russia will sell Syria the advanced S-300 air defense system following the downing of a Russian plane that the Kremlin...

Middle East

Iran Revolutionary Guards Threaten to Avenge Military Parade Attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to wreak "deadly and unforgettable" vengeance for a shooting attack on a military parade that killed 25 people, including 12 of their comrades, and...