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Netanyahu hails partnership with the United States

Netanyahu thanks the United States for its friendship with Israel but also for “making the world a much better place”.Ben Ariel, 7/1/2016, 2:14 AM

Rivlin: We're committed to relations with the U.S.

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at Fourth of July celebration at the home of Ambassador Dan Shapiro.Nitsan Keidar, 7/1/2016, 12:12 AM

Official optimistic about American aid agreement

Israeli official says gaps between United States and Israel on military aid package are not significant.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 6/21/2016, 5:59 AM

House approves defense aid to Israel

House of Representatives passes defense spending bill which includes $635.7 million for U.S.-Israel missile defense programs.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2016, 6:14 AM

MK Dichter to leftist MKs: Stop the hysterics

Likud MK Avi Dichter urges leftists to calm down over dispute with the Americans on missile defense aid.Hezki Baruch, 6/16/2016, 5:29 AM

'Missile aid should be part of new deal'

Officials in Washington explain the White House's objection to Congressional proposal to increase funding for Israeli missile defense.Elad Benari, 6/16/2016, 3:16 AM

Trump: Obama supports Muslims more than Israel

Republican presidential candidate criticizes Obama when asked to clarify comments that the president identifies with radical Muslims.Ben Ariel, 6/14/2016, 6:29 AM

Trump: We must strengthen ties with Israel

Republican presidential candidate says the United States must ensure Israel's security.Ben Ariel, Canada, 6/11/2016, 1:21 AM

Israeli firms made $9.3 billion for Massachusetts

Study finds companies founded by Israelis spurring significant economic growth in the state, outpacing overall state economy.JTA, 6/9/2016, 12:49 PM

Rice promises Israel 'largest military aid'

Speaking to American Jews in Washington, Obama's security advisor promises extensive military aid to Israel in new package.Elad Benari, 6/8/2016, 6:13 AM

Bolton: Rhetoric is cheap, action is real

Former UN Ambassador says the candidates in the election must make clear their commitment to Israel's security.Yoni Kempinski, 6/7/2016, 4:43 AM

Sanders: Take the Palestinians into account too

Democratic presidential candidate says he supports Israel’s right to exist, but stresses the Palestinians must also be considered.Elad Benari, 5/30/2016, 12:16 AM

US, Egypt discuss reviving Mideast peace talks

Kerry indicated support for Egypt-brokered talks in visit earlier this month.JTA, 5/24/2016, 9:17 PM

Dennis Ross: Obama distanced himself from Israel

Obama’s former Middle East advisor criticizes Obama administration's attitude towards Israel.Elad Benari, 5/23/2016, 4:14 AM

'Ya'alon leaving won't affect US aid to Israel'

Washington to give Israel 'the biggest aid package in US history' regardless of who replaces Ya'alon.Tova Dvorin, 5/22/2016, 9:07 AM

Lapid: Israel should sign MoU with Washington now

Yesh Atid chairman urges the government not to wait until after Obama leaves office to sign agreement on defense aid.Hezki Baruch, 5/19/2016, 3:46 AM

US dodges key questions on Israel-PA relations

White House representative declines to commit over Paris peace talks conference, implies support for BDS in cryptic briefing.Tova Dvorin, 5/13/2016, 8:09 AM

Kerry waffles over US attending Paris conference

US Secretary of State insists Washington 'supportive' of French initiative forcing Israeli concessions, but refuses to commit.Tova Dvorin, 5/10/2016, 4:46 PM

Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talks

Israel on alert amid possibility of French-brokered talks, but note lack of leadership purely on PA side.Tova Dvorin, 5/2/2016, 2:07 PM

Senior US official: Senators' letter superfluous

Letter signed by 83 senators to urge more aid to Israel won't change anything in practice, senior official claims.Tova Dvorin, 4/27/2016, 6:08 PM

'State Dept. causing Palestinians to avoid talks'

MK Michael Oren says American criticism of Israel weakens the confidence of Israelis and also causes the PA to avoid peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, 4/4/2016, 6:14 AM

Oren: Obama intentionally sabotaged relationship

Ex-ambassador Oren blames 'fabricated' crises created by Obama administration for icy relations between Israel and Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2016, 3:06 PM

U.S. surprised about Netanyahu canceled visit

White House spokesman says the Americans learned from the media that Netanyahu is canceling his visit.Elad Benari, 3/8/2016, 12:13 AM

Poll: Americans back Israel, divided on PA state

Gallup poll shows widest gap in views of Israel to be political, not religious or generational.David Rosenberg, 3/1/2016, 11:14 AM

Trump: I'm Israel's best friend

Speaking to Israeli newspaper Israel Hayom, Republican frontrunner says his friendship with Israel is stronger than any other candidate's.Arutz Sheva North America, 2/26/2016, 11:44 PM

Kerry urges signing security MOU with Israel ASAP

Netanyahu said has it’s unclear whether the countries will reach agreement during Obama’s term.Gil Ronen, 2/25/2016, 10:46 PM

Congress moves to 'boost Israel ties, hammer BDS'

New resolution to be raised Wednesday demands Obama invest in Israeli technologies, in a slap in the face to boycott movement.Ari Yashar, 2/22/2016, 8:12 PM

Israel renews import of kosher meat from the US

Following a decade of no US meat imports, Israel to renew bringing in kosher meat from the country.Nitsan Keidar, 2/11/2016, 9:33 AM

US: Bid for Israeli-Arab peace not on the agenda

US State Dept. denies reports John Kerry traveling soon to Israel to broker new peace talks with Palestinians.Nitsan Keidar, 2/7/2016, 9:38 AM

'As we defend ourselves, we do not stand alone'

PM thanks Obama for his commitment to 'bolster Israel's security' over next decade in recorded remarks at Washington Holocaust ceremony.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/28/2016, 10:36 AM

NYT editorial praises US envoy, blasts Netanyahu

The New York Times accuses Israel of trying to 'preclude a Palestinian state,' says its response to Shapiro's critiques were 'unfair.'Cynthia Blank, 1/24/2016, 7:48 AM

Netanyahu meets with Biden, Kerry in Davos

Despite tension over 'settlements' this week, Israeli PM has 'friendly' meeting with US VP; two discuss Mideast security and strategy.Cynthia Blank, 1/21/2016, 2:09 PM

Roskam demands Kerry reject Israel critcism

Peter Roskam says Dan Shapiro's 'troubling' remarks will only serve to 'empower' those who seek to 'delegitimize and marginalize' Israel.Cynthia Blank, 1/20/2016, 10:06 PM

State Department backs Shapiro's criticism

State Department spokesman says there was "nothing new" in Ambassador Shapiro's critique of Israeli policy in Judea and Samaria.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2016, 6:14 AM

PM: US ambassador's remarks are 'unacceptable'

Netanyahu's office blasts Dan Shapiro's attempt to fault 'settlements' for stalemate with Palestinians, asserts PA incitement to blame.Nitsan Keidar, 1/18/2016, 8:32 PM

US ambassador sparks clash with criticism

US envoy to Israel attacks 'settlement' building, accuses Jewish state of 'two standards of rule of law' in Judea and Samaria.Cynthia Blank, 1/18/2016, 6:50 PM

Shaked tells US to butt out of Israeli legislation

Shaked asserts 'no cause' for US concerns over her NGO Transparency Law, as Israel is a 'strong democracy.'Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 10:50 PM

US pushes to derail Shaked's Transparency Law

In meeting with Justice Minister, US envoy expresses 'government's concerns' over bill requiring NGOs to declare foreign funding.Cynthia Blank, 1/11/2016, 4:16 PM

Trump: Spying on allies? I'm open to that

Trump responds to report that Obama spied on Netanyahu, says he wouldn't rule that out if it make the United States great.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2016, 4:12 AM

House Intelligence chair to probe Netanyahu spying

Rep. Devin Nunes says his committee will look into report that the NSA spied on Netanyahu after it was supposed to limit such activities.Elad Benari, 12/31/2015, 12:13 AM

Report: Obama spied on Netanyahu after NSA reforms

Wall Street Journal reveals the United States intercepted Netanyahu's calls in order to monitor his campaign against the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 12/30/2015, 2:15 AM

Trump says Netanyahu snub was 'inappropriate'

Donald Trump says 'it was sort of inappropriate' that Netanyahu condemned his statement on Muslim immigrants.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2015, 9:17 PM

Rivlin slammed for Obama Hanukkah 'disgrace'

Nationalists accuse Rivlin of rewriting story of Maccabees to make it PC, ask him not to attend Haaretz conference tonight.Gil Ronen, 12/13/2015, 6:33 PM

Huckabee 'ashamed' of US response to Gaza war

Republican candidate meets supporters at home of Rubin Margules, attacks Obama gov't for implying Israel 'invites' attacks.Uzi Baruch, 12/10/2015, 12:49 PM

Obama: 'Peace is distant' but Israel needs to try

Obama and Rivlin meet at the White House, where US President stresses 'unbreakable bond' between Israel and US.Cynthia Blank, 12/9/2015, 10:13 PM

Despite controversy, Netanyahu will meet Trump

Netanyahu source confirms visit, notes the PM 'does not agree with everything' Trump has said recently.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/9/2015, 2:24 PM

Rivlin: Friendship with the U.S. - a deep bond

President Reuven Rivlin departs on a visit to the United States, where he will meet with President Barack Obama.Ben Ariel, 12/8/2015, 1:43 AM

Expert: Kerry ignores demographics

Former Amb. and demographer Yoram Ettinger notes Jewish presence in Israel is stronger than ever - making a 'one-state' solution possible.Shimon Cohen, 12/7/2015, 5:47 PM

'Kerry's acts - a series of mistakes and failures'

MK Moti Yogev rips into John Kerry after the Secretary of State says Israel not upholding its responsibility to Palestinian Authority.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 12/6/2015, 9:18 AM

US shocked by Ya'alon's criticism

Defense Minister says US not doing enough to 'lead fight' against ISIS; surprised US officials won't start debate with Israel on subject.Cynthia Blank, 12/6/2015, 8:06 AM

Israel signs 15-year deal with Pratt & Whitney

US firm will carry out maintenance of F-15I and F-16I engines, in cooperation with Israeli firms.Kobi Finkler, 12/1/2015, 1:22 PM

Lieberman: Media exaggerates Bibi-Obama hostility

Former leading Democrat says final 14 months of Obama Admin will see improved ties; launches fierce criticism of White House policy.Ari Soffer, 11/24/2015, 9:44 PM

'The US fails to understand the Middle East'

Former Israeli ambassador to the US warns: Kerry's visit will hurt Israel's security, not help.Benny Tucker, 11/24/2015, 1:06 PM

Watch: Netanyahu and Kerry meet in Jerusalem

'Israel has every right in the world to defend itself,' Kerry states in pivotal press conference.Tova Dvorin, 11/24/2015, 11:42 AM

Kerry returns to Israel after a year

US Secretary of State will meet with Netanyahu to discuss calming tensions between Israel and Palestinians.Cynthia Blank, 11/18/2015, 10:04 PM

Rubio: Israel's fight against terror same as ours

Republican presidential candidate says the threat to Israel is the same as the threat to Paris and London.Ben Ariel, 11/16/2015, 5:44 AM

Poll: Israelis mistrust Netanyahu, Obama

Most Israelis believe neither world leader over claims of support for two-state solution, Israeli security.Tova Dvorin, 11/13/2015, 9:29 AM