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US State Department urges for de-escalation in Karabakh conflict

US against any escalation of the violence in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, said during a briefing Mark Toner, US State Department spokesman.

“We don’t want to see any escalation in the violence. 176 more words

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In another administration, the media would call this "obstruction of justice": Release of Benghazi records delayed over a year due to removal

State Department Office Removed Benghazi Files After Congressional Subpoena
by Alana Goodman
April 21, 2016

State Department officials removed files from the secretary’s office related to the Benghazi attack in Libya and transferred them to another department after receiving a congressional subpoena last spring, delaying the release of the records to Congress for over a year. 73 more words

Israel & Middle East

State Department announces comment period for FY2017 Refugee admissions

This is the official launch of the preparations underway for the Obama Administration’s last Refugee Admissions plan to be sent to Congress in September of this year.   638 more words

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BBC ignores Jordanian cancellation of US brokered Temple Mount plan

Recently we noted on these pages the lack of any follow-up from the BBC concerning a story it reported back in October 2015. That means that as far as BBC audiences are concerned, the information they were given in that article concerning Temple Mount still stands. 418 more words


Iraqi refugees entering US at rate of (only) 699 per month; 82% Muslim

Since readers seem to have liked previous posts on Syrians and Somalis resettled in the US in FY2016, I thought you might like to see how the Iraqi flow is going.   261 more words

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Are you within a 100-mile radius of a resettlement site? If so, you are in the (ever-expanding) target range

First, if you haven’t done so already, go to this list (click here) and find out where your closest UN/US State Department designated resettlement office is located.   343 more words

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