After the US was reelected by the United Nations General Assembly to a new term on the Human Rights Council, Secretary of State John Kerry insisted the Council focus on human rights issues around the world and cease attacking the State of Israel.
President Obama's order to fly flags at half-staff covers all federal buildings and grounds throughout the United States and its territories, as well as US embassies, military bases and other facilities abroad.
In US Secretary of State John Kerry's worldview, since suicide bombers are a dime a dozen, the best way to burst their publicity-seeking bubbles is to ignore them. Especially when there are more pressing matters to tackle, chief among them the weather.
A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent US history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran.
Following on the heels of the dangerous French Peace Initiative which is premised on the idea that the Palestinians receive a state even if they do nothing to stop terror and incitement, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with US Secretary of State John Kerry to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Arab League Secretary-General Nabil Elaraby said that the American delegation led by Secretary of State John Kerry played a role in toning down a final joint communique during the recently held French peace summit on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Gathering in Paris on Friday to launch the French Peace Initiative, top diplomats from around the globe discussed how to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Fortunately for Israel, no conclusion was reached and President Hollande admitted that only direct negotiations can result in peace.
The Jordanian decision could deal an embarrassing blow to Kerry, who had hailed the deal when it was announced. Israel and Jordan were keen to the idea, but it appears the Palestinians don't want their violent activities recorded.
According to recent reports, Netanyahu is upset over indications that a negotiated deal on the Syrian civil war that is being worked on by world powers would declare the Golan Heights as Syrian territory.
In what may be an incredibly new moral low for the world today, but especially for the US, Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly agreed to allow brutal Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad to leave Syria and avoid being put on trial for murdering at least a quarter of a million of his own countrymen.
Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon responded to US Secretary of State John Kerry's accusations that Israel is responsible for stalled peace talks, charging that Kerry's plans for Israel would endanger its security and were impracticable.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended Israel's policies, which are dictated by reality, and refuted misguided statements made by US Secretary of State John Kerry and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom.
The wave of terror attacks against Jews in Israel receives broad support from the Palestinian street, and is fueled by daily incitement by the Palestinian leadership. Their goal: annihilate the Jewish State.
At a commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the adoption of a U.N. resolution equating Zionism with racism, US Secretary of State John Kerry urged the world to condemn rising anti-Semitism and bigotry and unite in the struggle against violent extremism and "terrorist bigots."
The Obama administration continues to use moral equivalency in holding both Israel and the Palestinian Authority equally responsible for the wave of terror that is being encouraged by Palestinian leadership incitement.
The agreement between Israel and Jordan to monitor the Temple Mount and prevent violence there by installing CCTV cameras has come up against opposition by the Waqf council, Palestinian officials, and terrorist organizations.
As part of a larger effort to reduce tensions, and with US Secretary of State John Kerry in the region to assist in doing so, Netanyahu has agreed to a Jordanian plan to deploy security cameras on the Temple Mount.