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Security Alert: Jerusalem Old City Demonstrations 

As security incidents often take place without warning, U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to remain vigilant and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness.  Due to ongoing tensions in and around the Old City of Jerusalem, U.S. government employees and their family members have been advised to avoid the Old City until 6 a.m., Monday, July 19. ...
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Statement by President Joe Biden on the Occasion of Eid al-Adha 

Jill and I send our warmest greetings to those celebrating Eid al-Adha around the world. The Eid traditions and Hajj rituals of providing for those less fortunate in commemoration of Abraham and his son’s devotion to God carry a special meaning this year as we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19 and work to ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr Completes Productive Visit to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Tel

U.S Embassy Jerusalem PRESS STATEMENT – For Immediate Release July 16, 2021 Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr Completes Productive Visit to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Tel Aviv, July 11 – 16, 2021 On July 16, 2021, Deputy Assistant Secretary Hady Amr concluded a series of productive engagements with ...
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U.S. Leadership on Human Rights and Ending Systemic Racism

07/13/2021 09:27 PM EDT   Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State This Administration is deeply dedicated to addressing racial injustice and inequities at home and abroad. On the global stage, the United States is leading by example. Last month, the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights released a report on racism and police brutality against ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Israel and Palestinian Affairs Hady Amr Visits Jerusalem, Ramallah, Bethlehem, and Tel Aviv, July 11 – 16, 20

PRESS STATEMENT – For Immediate Release July 12, 2021 Deputy Assistant Secretary Hady Amr is visiting to meet with a wide range of Israeli and Palestinian civil society and private sector representatives, as well as government officials, in order to follow up on the recent visit of Secretary of State Blinken in May. He begins ...
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