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Serbia Designates Hezbollah as Terror Organization

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo praised Serbia's decision to do so.

U.S. Announces Process to Re-Impose U.N. Sanctions on Iran

The Trump administration argued that Iran has violated the terms of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

State Department Report Assesses Progress in Holocaust Property Restitution in 46 Countries

U.S. Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Cherrie Daniels said, "We hope that this will spur further progress, of course, as countries read through their own chapters and decide how best they can meet their own commitments."

Pompeo Urges UN to Permanently Extend Iran Arms Embargo

In July 1 remarks to reporters, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called on the United Nations to extend the arms embargo on Iran indefinitely. Pompeo...

Trump Supported Israeli Attack on Iran, John Bolton Writes in Tell-All Memoir

(JTA) — President Donald Trump said he would support an Israeli attack on Iran, former U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said in his...

Mike Pompeo, in Jewish Forum, Calls on Israel to Stand With US Against China

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking to the American Jewish Committee, urged Israel to stand with the United States against China. “Standing...

Netanyahu Responds to Khamenei’s ‘Final Solution’ Poster: ‘Any Regime That Threatens Destruction of Israel Faces a Similar Danger’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a tweet responding to Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s poster calling for a “final solution” against Israel, warning Khamenei...

French Leaders Denounce Arab Boycott of Israel

More than 80 French leaders issued a statement on May 11 calling for Arab countries to end their boycotts of Israel. The 85 leaders, which...

More Than 100 House Democrats Urge Pompeo to Rescind Israeli Settlement Policy

More than 100 Democrats in the House of Representatives urged Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to rescind his Nov. 18 announcement that Israeli settlements...

Pompeo Says Israeli Settlements Aren’t Illegal

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Nov. 18 that Israeli settlements in the West Bank aren’t illegal, marking a shift in State Department...

US, Turkey Agree to Ceasefire in Syria

Vice President Mike Pence announced on Oct. 17 that the United States and Turkey have agreed to a ceasefire in northern Syria. Speaking to reporters,...

US Sanctions Iran Space Agency

The Trump administration levied a round of sanctions against the Iranian Space Agency on Sept. 3, accusing Tehran of using their space agency to...

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Foreign Minister

The Trump administration sanctioned Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on July 31, according to a statement from the Treasury Department. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said...

Pompeo Blames Iran for Gulf of Oman Attack

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed Iran for the June 13 attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman Thursday. According to Reuters,...

Pompeo: ‘We Are Committed to Israel’s Security and Its Right to Self-Defense’

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on March 20 and re-iterated the United States’ commitment to protecting Israel. The...

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Honduras to Move Embassy to Jerusalem by Year’s End

(JTA) — Honduras will move its embassy to Jerusalem by the end of this year, the Prime Minister’s Office in Israel announced. The statement Monday...

YouTube, Google, Apple Music and Spotify Urged to Remove French Rapper’s Songs on Hitler, Jews and Money

(JTA) — France’s oldest anti-racism watchdog group called on internet giants to remove from their platforms newly released hit rap songs that critics say...

Meet the 3 Jewish Candidates on Trump’s Supreme Court Justice Shortlists

He has 44 names total on his list of potential nominees.

Israel Has Nearly 7,000 Violations of National Lockdown Over Rosh Hashanah

Around 40 Israelis died during Rosh Hashanah.

Jewish Groups Mourn Ruth Bader Ginsburg

She was hailed as "a giant of American jurisprudence."
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