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July 31st, 2014
07:12 PM ET

U.S., U.N. announce 72-hour cease-fire

The U.S. and U.N. have announced that all parties have agreed to a three-day unconditional cease-fire in Gaza.

MORE: Details of the humanitarian cease-fire - and what happens next

June 16th, 2014
07:24 PM ET

Kerry: U.S. could partner with Iran

The U.S. may soon be working with an unlikely partner to stem the violence in Iraq: Iran. After more than 35 years of bitter tension, the two countries have found a common ground in the terrorist militants rampaging across Iran. CNN's Elise Labott on statements from U.S. officials that indicate a willingness to work together.


Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iran • Iraq
June 13th, 2014
08:14 PM ET

Time to evacuate Americans?

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad cost over $1 billion to build, but can it protect the approximately 5,000 Americans on the ground in Iraq if the terrorist group ISIS makes it to the capital city? CNN's Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iraq
June 5th, 2014
11:23 AM ET

American couple missing in Afghanistan

Months after they first went missing, an American woman and her husband are seen in a newly released video that allegedly shows them held captive in Afghanistan. CNN Foreign Affairs Reporter Elise Labott reports on the pressure their families are putting on the U.S. government to negotiate their release.

May 29th, 2014
08:39 PM ET

Iran hackers use social media to spy on U.S.

Hackers in Iran are using social media to target American and Israeli officials in an elaborate cyber-spying scheme. CNN's Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Elise Labott • International affairs • Iran • National security
April 24th, 2014
07:19 PM ET

3 Americans killed in Afghanistan attack

Three Americans were killed in an attack at the gates of a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Afghanistan • Elise Labott • National security • Situation Room
April 21st, 2014
07:07 PM ET

Video shows new Syrian chemical attack

White House officials say they believe chemical weapons were used again by the Syrian regime. CNN's Elise Labott reports.

February 6th, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Top U.S. diplomat: "F*** the E.U."

The U.S.'s top diplomat to Europe Victoria Nuland was recorded in a phone conversation using some blunt language towards the European Union. CNN's Elise Labott on what she said and how it was leaked.


Filed under: Elise Labott • State Department
January 16th, 2014
07:24 PM ET

Clinton's Benghazi troubles are not over

Hillary Clinton may be the frontrunner to be the Democrats' nominee for president in 2016, but not if Republicans have anything to do with it. Some GOP members are creating fire for the former Secretary of State over a new Benghazi report. CNN's Elise Labott reports.


Filed under: Benghazi • Elise Labott • GOP • Hillary Clinton
January 14th, 2014
06:38 PM ET

U.S. military was unprepared for Benghazi

Testimony from America's top commanders was just declassified, and it provides a new look at what happened and who's to blame for the attack on the U.S. consulate that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. CNN's Elise Labott reports.

FULL REPORT: Unclassified documents reveal more details about Benghazi attack


Filed under: Benghazi • Elise Labott
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