News & Events

Women in Science Hall of Fame – 2013

The Department of State initiated a Women in Science Hall of Fame in 2010 to honor outstanding female scientists throughout the Middle East and North Africa.  New hall of fame members are selected annually for their accomplishments, and we hope to develop a strong network of professional women scientists across the region.  These role models ...
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Commemoration of Sen. Inouye and Dedication of Arrow HWIL Simulator Room MALAM Facility, IAI

Mrs. Inouye, Minister of Defense Yaalon, IAI Chairman Rafi Maor, MOD Chief of Staff Haim Blumenblat, Commander of the Air Defense Forces Brig. Gen. Shahar Shohat, Director of IMDO Yair Ramati, former Defense Minister Moshe Arens, former Ambassador Sallai Meridor, President of AIPAC Michael Kassen, distinguished guests, I am delighted to be here with all ...
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US and Israeli Experts to Share Knowledge and Experience on Improved Forestry Practices

On January 14th and 15th 2014, a US Forest Service team conducted a technical exchange mission to Israel addressing issues related to reforestation in dryland ecosystems, seed collection and processing, and tree nursery management. In collaboration with the Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund (KKL), site visits were made to planting sites, seed processing facilities, and ...
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Professor Robert Bordone, Harvard Law School, “Getting Beyond Gridlock: What Politicians Can Learn From Negotiation Experts

The Public Affairs Office organized a Distinguished American Speaker program at Deputy Chief of Mission William Grant’s residence with Prof. Robert Bordone, Founding Director of the Negotiation and Mediation Clinic at Harvard’s Law School on the topic: “Getting Beyond Gridlock: What Politicians Can Learn From Negotiation Experts.” For over 4 years, the Embassy has partnered ...
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Travel to Jerusalem, Ramallah, Jordan, and Saudi Arabia, January 1-6, 2014

Photos from the trip» Secretary of State John Kerry traveled to Jerusalem to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu, and to Ramallah to meet with President Abbas. In these meetings, he discussed the ongoing final status negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians, among other issues.  He then traveled to Jordan and Saudi Arabia for further talks. SAUDI ARABIA Remarks -01/05/14   Remarks With Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal After Meeting With Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud ;  ...
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