Interview With Michel Ghandour of Al Hurra TV

Interview Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Crowne Plaza Hotel Kuwait City, Kuwait February 13, 2018 QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, first, thank you for your time and for the opportunity that you give Al Hurra. We start from where you finished your day in Kuwait – it’s a long day. How do you view the fact that ...
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Statement by President Trump on Jerusalem

Diplomatic Reception Room 1:07 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. When I came into office, I promised to look at the world’s challenges with open eyes and very fresh thinking. We cannot solve our problems by making the same failed assumptions and repeating the same failed strategies of the past. Old challenges demand new approaches. ...
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Press Release: Quartet Envoys’ Joint Press Statement

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 28, 2017 The Envoys of the Middle East Quartet from the Russian Federation, the United States, the European Union, and the United Nations welcome efforts, including those of Egypt, to create the conditions for the Palestinian Authority to assume its responsibilities in Gaza. They urge the ...
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Department Press Briefing – July 20, 2017

Heather Nauert Spokesperson Department Press Briefing Washington, DC July 20, 2017 Department Press Briefing – July 20, 2017 ( https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2017/07/272746.htm ) · We support the status quo and we welcome all sides continuing their commitment to maintaining the status quo. · We are encouraging both sides to not take any actions that would potentially escalate tensions. ...
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Trump Administration Welcomes Israel Steps to Improve the Palestinian Economy

As the President has expressed many times, he is personally committed to doing everything he can to achieve a comprehensive Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement.  He has been encouraging both sides to take steps that improve the environment for peace making.  He has expressed particular interest in taking steps to improve the Palestinian economy in the West ...
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1,350 Palestinian Students Graduate from the U.S. Consulate’s English-Language Access Program

1,350 Palestinian Students Graduate from the U.S. Consulate’s English-Language Access Program Ready for Success JERUSALEM – Over the last month, 1,350 Palestinian students from the West Bank, Jerusalem, and Gaza graduated from the U.S. Consulate General’s English Access Microscholarship Program – an 18-month intensive program that empowers ambitious Palestinian students to improve their English and ...
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Video-conference With Israeli and Palestinian Business Leaders

As part of the Trump Administration’s broader efforts to advance a genuine and lasting peace between Israel and the Palestinians, senior administration officials held a video-conference on April 20 with Israeli and Palestinian private sector leaders, as well as representatives from the Government of Israel and the Palestinian Authority, to discuss measures to develop the ...
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My Arab Idol – Op-ed by Deputy Consul General Dorothy Shea.

My Arab Idol March 8th was International Women’s Day – a chance to celebrate the achievements of women, and look for ways to empower and encourage women’s voices and leadership.  However, in the United States, one day is simply not enough; we spend the entire month of March celebrating women as part of Women’s History ...
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U.S. Consulate Helps Palestinian Law Students Shine on the International Stage, Invests in Palestinian Justice Sector

JERUSALEM – Over the last two days Palestinian law students from seven West Bank universities competed in Ramallah at the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition – the largest moot court competition in the world with over 550 participating universities in over 80 countries.  With support from the U.S. Consulate General in Jerusalem, ...
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