Congressman demands Kerry reject US envoy's criticism of Israel

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 of Israel

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's Office: 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 'settlements' 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

Justice Minister 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 renews push to derail Shaked's NGO 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 the possibility

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 NSA spying on Netanyahu

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 Protective Edge

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 says '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 Donald 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: Israel's friendship with the United States - 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 in Israel-PA policy

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 actions - 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 of its response to ISIS

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

Joe Lieberman: Media exaggerates Obama-Netanyahu 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 complexity of 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 is the 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

Official: US won't recognize Israeli rule over Golan Heights

Obama administration rejects Netanyahu's proposal, claims recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan will undermine US relations in Syria.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2015, 10:39 AM

Netanyahu envisions 'three more Israels' in Mideast, N. Africa?

Outlining vision for countering Iranian conventional threat, prime minister curiously suggests 'Israels' near Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen.Gil Ronen, 11/11/2015, 8:34 AM

Rivlin, Obama to meet in Washington next month

President Reuven Rivlin accepts invitation from American counterpart for formal visit to Washington on December 9.Ben Ariel, 11/11/2015, 2:13 AM

Bennett opposes Netanyahu's two-state statements

Jewish Home Chairman denies that there was a unanimous vote to ease economic pressure on Palestinian Arabs.Gil Ronen, 11/10/2015, 9:51 AM

WJC lauds Obama and Netanyahu for commitment to two states

World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder praises Obama and Netanyahu after face-to-face meeting at the White House.Ben Ariel, 11/10/2015, 5:13 AM

Netanyahu: 'One of the best meetings I've had with Obama'

Prime Minister tells reporters the meeting with President Obama was positive and productive. Arutz Sheva reports from Washington.Nitsan Keidar, Washington, 11/9/2015, 11:50 PM

PM: Meeting with Obama is 'important' for Israel's future

Netanyahu eulogizes Israel's fifth president and discusses upcoming meeting with US president at Cabinet meeting on Sunday.Hezki Baruch, 11/8/2015, 10:50 AM

Biden: No excuse for 'derogatory' comments from Israeli official

Without mentioning his name, US Vice President blasts new hasbarah chief Ran Baratz for 'unjustifiable' remarks against Obama and Kerry.Cynthia Blank, 11/8/2015, 10:12 AM

Netanyahu, Obama look to move past personal tensions

Despite testy personal ties, Obama and Netanyahu attempt to turn page with businesslike meeting on Israel's defense aid.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/8/2015, 7:36 AM

Netanyahu said to be 'reconsidering' PR chief's appointment

State Department spokesman says Kerry spoke with Netanyahu, who said he is reviewing the appointment of Ran Baratz.Nitsan Keidar, 11/6/2015, 12:15 AM

Report: Israel wants $5 billion per year in American aid

Congressional sources say Israel has made a request for its annual defense aid from the United States to increase to as much as $5 billion.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2015, 6:15 AM

Carter: We want stable defense relations with Israel

American defense secretary says following Ya'alon's visit it's important for the two countries to find what they have in common.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2015, 6:14 AM

Trump: Obama hates Israel

Republican presidential candidate says he thinks Obama hates Israel but stresses Israel would be safe with him as president.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/30/2015, 10:47 PM

Ya'alon: Iran deal is done, we have to look to the future

In meeting with American counterpart, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon hints Israel is no longer protesting the Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 10/29/2015, 3:14 AM

Jeb Bush: Give Israel 'sophisticated military equipment'

Republican candidate says Arab world view America as weak, suggests Israel should be given capacity to strike Iran.Ben Ariel, 10/28/2015, 5:13 AM

Colorado becomes latest US State to sign R&D deal with Israel

State of Colorado renews technological R&D cooperation agreement with Israel, as Israeli-US trade continues to soar.Ari Soffer, 10/26/2015, 5:20 PM

Watch: Netanyahu Welcomes Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Netanyahu meets General Joseph Dunford, notes the importance of the relations between the United States and Israel.Ben Ariel, 10/19/2015, 4:15 AM

5 Congressmen Visit Israel Despite Security Tensions

Bipartisan group of five United States congressmen tour Israel, despite the daily terrorist attacks and deteriorating security situation.Yoni Kempinski, 10/19/2015, 3:13 AM

Shaked Slams 'Unacceptable' US Response to Arab Terror

'Comparisons between Israel and Palestinians' are 'distortion of reality,' Justice Minister says after US blames Israel for Arab terror.Cynthia Blank, 10/18/2015, 12:56 PM

US-Israel Talks on Military Aid Resume

Discussions on 'bolstering Israel's security' will continue during Netanyahu and Yaalon's visits to Washington, envoy Ron Dermer says.Cynthia Blank, 10/18/2015, 9:52 AM

American Military Chief in Israel to Discuss Iran, Russia, Syria

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford, makes Israel the destination for his first visit outside the United States.Ben Ariel, 10/18/2015, 5:56 AM

US, Israel Celebrate 30 Years of Economic, Scientific Ties

Senior American and Israeli officials pledge to deepen cooperation further at Washington, DC summit.Shifra Shomron, 10/15/2015, 3:48 PM

'Nonsense'; Yaalon Slams State Dept. 'Excessive Force' Claim

Incredulous Defense Min. asks State Dept.: How is neutralizing someone 'wielding a knife and killing people' excessive?Cynthia Blank, 10/15/2015, 12:56 PM

NY Assemblyman on Solidarity Mission to Israel

Israelis should know 'majority of American public stands with them' Dov Hikind says before embarking on solidarity trip to Jewish state.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2015, 7:20 AM

Kerry to Travel Israel in an Attempt to 'Calm Violence'

Secretary of State announces he will travel to the region to try to calm violence between Palestinians and Israelis.Elad Benari, 10/14/2015, 6:13 AM

US Condemns Attacks on Israeli Civilians

'We urge all sides to take steps to restore calm,' White House says Tuesday after three Israelis killed in four attacks across country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2015, 8:14 PM

Why Obama Pulled Kerry from Netanyahu's UN 'Silence' Speech

ZOA keeps Netanyahu's 45-second silence speech in the news by likening U.S. "no show" to Arab countries' walk-outs.Hillel Fendel, 10/8/2015, 10:15 PM

Terror Victim's Brother Slams US Policy in Letter to Envoy

In letter to Dan Shapiro, Dr. Yigal Henkin accuses Obama admin of raising chances for more deaths at hands of 'cold blooded terrorists.'Cynthia Blank, 10/8/2015, 7:42 AM

Netanyahu Folds to US on Judea-Samaria Building Freeze

Netanyahu defers after White House once again threatens not to back Israel in UN if further construction approved in Judea-Samaria.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 10/6/2015, 9:44 PM

American Officials: Netanyahu Has Ended Fight Against Iran Deal

American officials claim Netanyahu's UN speech was the swansong on his public fight against the Iran deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/3/2015, 12:16 AM

Barak Says US Should Give Israel Arms to Strike Iran

Former prime minister says Israel and US must determine together criteria and response if Iran were to 'significantly violate' deal.Cynthia Blank, 9/22/2015, 3:21 PM

Republican Candidate Vows to Stand with Israel Against Iran

Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina says first call if elected will be to 'reassure' PM Binyamin Netanyahu of US commitment to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 9/17/2015, 8:24 AM