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Security Alert:  U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

(April 20, 2022) Location:  Jerusalem  Event:  Security Alert U.S. citizens are reminded to remain vigilant and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness as security incidents often take place without warning.   The security environment is complex and can change quickly depending on the political situation and recent events. Due to recent terrorist attacks, the fact that ...
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Secretary Blinken’s Call with Israeli Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Lapid

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 19, 2022 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with Israeli Foreign Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Yair Lapid regarding the importance of Israelis and Palestinians working to end the cycle of violence in Israel, the West Bank, and Gaza by exercising restraint and ...
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Acting Assistant Secretary Lempert’s Travel to Jordan, Israel, the West Bank and Egypt

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON APRIL 19, 2022 Acting Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern Affairs Yael Lempert will travel to Jordan, Israel, the West Bank and Egypt from April 19 to April 26. She will engage with senior officials in the region to discuss reducing tensions and ending the cycle of violence in Israel, the West Bank and ...
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Statement by U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

We are closely monitoring events in Jerusalem during this sacred holiday period for Jews, Muslims, and Christians. We urge everyone to refrain from actions that further escalate tensions. We encourage all parties to work together to ensure calm and the quiet enjoyment of all religious holidays. نحن نراقب عن كثب الأحداث في القدس خلال فترة ...
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