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Pentagon, State Dept. are concealing Afghanistan data, says US watchdog

Sopko said that after the Taliban seized Kabul, the State Department asked him to temporarily suspend online access to certain reports he issued to ensure the safety of US-affiliated Afghans.

By REUTERS
30/10/2021

Foreign Ministry baffled as US denies ‘heads-up’ on Palestinian NGO designations

The US State Department has repeatedly claimed it was not informed ahead of time of Israel's designation of Palestinian NGOs as PFLP arms.

WJC President Ronald S. Lauder mourns former US Secretary of State Colin Powell

‘General Colin Powell was a true mensch,’ says Amb. Lauder

US to warn Israel: China ties are a joint national security risk

Remaining consistent with the administration's message, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken will warn of China's investments in Israel.

Biden administration envoy hopes to continue Lebanon-Israel talks

Meet Amos Hochstein, the man heading the mediation between Israel and Lebanon. He will visit the two countries this month.

Iran will dominate Antony Blinken's schedule in 2021

No. 2 on The Jerusalem Post's Top 50 Most Influential Jews of 2021: US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

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Fire antisemitic blogger, 70 State Department employees demand in letter

The letter, sent July 28 to US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, argues that Fritz Berggren is a threat to Jewish employees at the State Department.

By ASAF SHALEV/JTA
02/09/2021

Dan Shapiro appointed as State Department liaison to Israel on Iran

Former US ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro has been appointed as a liaison to Israel on the Iran issue.

By Barak Ravid/Walla
30/08/2021

Israel signs statement demanding safety for Afghan refugees

The US State Department initiated a statement demanding safety for those trying to leave Afghanistan. Israel and over 70 other countries have endorsed the message to the Taliban.

Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi attends a news conference in Tehran, Iran June 21, 2021.

USCIRF calls Iran 'Country of Particular Concern' - report

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom has highlighted Iran's escalation of religious repression in 2021 in a country update released Friday.

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