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Special Representative Jason Greenblatt writes of a path to peace in...

Among ordinary people and many leaders in the Mideast, "the desire for peace is real and powerful," Special Representative Jason Greenblatt writes.

U.S. pressure campaign on Iran after 1 year [infographic]

It has been a year since the U.S. ended participation in the flawed Iran nuclear deal and embarked on a pressure campaign on Iran. See the impact.
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Israeli and Palestinian women weave peace through fashion

Their tagline is "peace through the eye of a needle." Learn how the Two Neighbors fashion company is creating jobs while changing hearts and minds.
Pompeo quote on Iran's crackdown on religious minorities, photo of woman lighting candles (© Ebrahim Norooz/AP Images)

Persecution of the faithful in Iran

The State Department shines a spotlight on the Iranian regime's deadly suppression of religious freedom among its citizens.
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Iranian regime’s aggression raises shipping costs

The U.S. condemns the Iranian government's attempt to harass a British vessel near the Strait of Hormuz. Learn what this aggression also means for trade.

Leaving Daesh: Defectors expose terrorist group’s lies and brutality

Three Daesh defectors say the image it projects on social media does not match the reality of the terrorist group’s lies and barbarism.
Military man being raised into a flying helicopter (Staff Sergeant Jack Sanders/U.S. Air Force)

U.S. and Philippine militaries stand shoulder to shoulder

The U.S. and the Philippines' defense treaty dates back to 1951. Their militaries train together and the countries work closely together to fight terrorism.
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Tillerson says U.S.-European ties vital to countering threats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson highlights the importance of a strong trans-Atlantic partnership in the face of new and renewed threats.

7 Things You Need to Know About Russian Air Strikes in...

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Ash Carter responded to Russia's military strikes in Syria. Here's what you should know.