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JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2018: A road sign indicating the direction of the US Embassy in Jerusalem. Sergey Orlov/TASS (Photo by Sergey Orlov\TASS via Getty Images)

Trump Admin Merges Jerusalem Consulate Into U.S. Embassy in Blow to Palestinians

The State Department announced Thursday that it would bring its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians under the auspices of the US Embassy to Israel in Jerusalem, marking an implicit downgrading of the facility’s status and a fresh blow to its already strained ties with the Palestinians.

US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani faced off at the UN in September

Rouhani: Trump Seeking Regime Change in Iran

TEL AVIV – The U.S. is looking to oust the current Iranian regime and is the most hostile administration in the four decades since the founding of the Islamic Republic, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Dina Powell

Dina Powell’s Global Foundation Helped Polish Goldman Sachs’ Shattered Image

NEW YORK — In the midst of a public relations nightmare, White House Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Habib Powell took charge of Goldman Sachs’s global charitable foundation, helping to resurrect the big bank’s shattered image after Goldman was implicated in practices that contributed to the financial crisis of 2007-2008.

FILE - In this April 24, 2009 picture, Pakistani Taliban leave Buner, Pakistan. Coordinated attacks - along with threats to women, shops selling CDs and barbers - suggest that the Taliban are bleeding out of their traditional havens in the Northwest Frontier Province into Pakistan's Punjab heartland, home to more …

State: Pakistan Continues to Provide ‘Safe Havens’ for Taliban

Pakistan remained a safe haven last year for Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Network (HQN) jihadis despite the pressure the Trump administration applied on the country to stop harboring terrorist groups, the U.S. State Department reported on Wednesday.

Another US worker confirmed hurt by mystery Cuba incidents

Scientists Suggest Microwaves Could Be Behind Cuban ‘Sonic Attacks’

Scientists observing the available evidence surrounding medical phenomena that injured American diplomats in Havana, Cuba, and a private American citizen in Shanghai, China, posited in interviews this weekend that the “concussion-like” damage could be the product of a microwave weapon.

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Deep State Strikes Again: Leaked Diplomatic Cable ‘Rebukes’ Trump on South Africa

Foreign Policy, a left-leaning publication on international affairs, obtained and published the contents of an internal diplomatic cable from the U.S. embassy in South Africa back to the State Department in Washington, DC, which “rebukes” the president for his tweet last week about land reform and farm murders in South Africa.

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 07: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Alternative crop of image #955549888) Hillary Rodham Clinton arrives to speak during An Evening with Hillary Rodham Clinton at Spark Arena on May 7, 2018 in Auckland, New Zealand. The former US Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate, who lost the …

Witness: Fusion GPS, Trump Tower Participants Met with Clinton Associate Ed Lieberman

Attorney Edward Lieberman, whose late wife Evelyn previously served as Hillary Clinton’s chief of staff when she was First Lady, was present at one and possibly two dinner meetings between the controversial Fusion GPS firm and key participants in the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to witness testimony reviewed by Breitbart News.

Mike Pompeo, Kim Jong Un

Mike Pompeo Won’t Meet Kim Jong-un During Visit to North Korea Next Week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Pyongyang next week for the next step in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the State Department confirmed on Thursday. State Department officials said Pompeo is not expected to meet dictator Kim Jong-un during his visit, the second such occasion where he will not do so.

US, Turkey discuss detained US pastor after Trump threat

Turkey Calls Sanctions for U.S. Pastor Arrest ‘Economic Coup’

Turkish Presidency Communications Director Fahrettin Altun on Thursday called U.S. sanctions on the nation for its continued arrest of American pastor Andrew Brunson an “economic coup attempt” against the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin during their joint news conference at the Presidential Palace in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, July 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Official: Trump State Department Cut Off $10B in Russian Arms Transfers

The Trump administration cut off about $10 billion in Russian arms transfers in just a few months time as part of its efforts to challenge Russia. The administration considers Russia a strategic competitor, according to Christopher Ford, assistant secretary of State and head of the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation.

Andrew Craig Brunson, an evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina, arrives at his house in Izmir, Turkey, Wednesday, July 25, 2018 An American pastor who had been jailed in Turkey for more than one and a half years on terror and espionage charges was released Wednesday and will be …

State Department: Turkey Faces ‘Very Real Risk of Sanctions’ over U.S. Pastor

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert reiterated to reporters during a regular briefing Tuesday that, as Vice President Mike Pence had noted a week ago, Turkey faces “the very real risk of sanctions” if it does not free American pastor Andrew Brunson, arrested on dubious charges of aiding Marxist and Islamist terrorist groups.