US aid to Israel included in 2020 budget

Despite cuts elsewhere, US military aid for Israel included in 2020 fiscal plan sent by the White House to Congress.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2019, 6:12 AM

Senate approves bill including anti-BDS measures, aid to Israel

Senate approves by 77-23 majority a bill that codifies defense assistance to Israel and provides legal cover to states that target BDS.Elad Benari, 2/6/2019, 1:05 AM

Senate advances aid to Israel, anti-BDS legislation

US Senate advances bill that codifies assistance for Israel and protects states that ban BDS and which was blocked by Democrats earlier.Elad Benari, 1/29/2019, 3:13 AM

Democrats block anti-BDS bill, citing shutdown

Senate Democrats block package of bills which included codifying Israel assistance and protection for states which fight BDS.Elad Benari, 1/9/2019, 2:33 AM

Rubio reintroduces pro-Israel legislation

Florida Republican Senator reintroduces pro-Israel legislation that did not get passed in the last Congress.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/4/2019, 10:03 PM

House supports $38 billion aid package for Israel

House of Representatives approves defense aid package for Israel negotiated in the final days of the Obama administration.Elad Benari, 9/14/2018, 12:05 AM

Trump signs defense bill including aid to Israel

Trump signs into law defense spending bill which codifies memorandum of understanding with Israel.Elad Benari, 8/14/2018, 5:12 AM

Senate solidifies aid package for Israel

Senate approves measure that codifies $38 billion defense aid package for Israel into law.Elad Benari, 8/3/2018, 5:35 AM

House bill would codify U.S.-Israel MOU into law

Bipartisan bill would codify into law a 2016 memorandum of understanding guaranteeing Israel $38 billion in defense assistance.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/2/2018, 11:02 PM

Senators call for an increase in military aid to Israel

Senators who just returned from trip to Israel call for increase in $38 billion the U.S. provides in military aid.Elad Benari, 2/28/2018, 1:45 AM

State Department prioritizes funding for Jerusalem embassy

In budget proposal for 2019, State Department prioritizes funding for facility for embassy in Jerusalem.Elad Benari, 2/13/2018, 6:14 AM

US withholds $65 million from UNRWA

US gives UNRWA $60 million, withholds rest of aid. 'Need to re-examine UNRWA operations and funding.'AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/16/2018, 9:28 PM

How Muslims view US aid to their countries

If you expected thanks, think again. Ezequiel Doiny, 1/6/2018, 6:12 PM

Sanders: I'd reconsider reducing aid to Israel

Senator Bernie Sanders opines U.S. not playing even role in Israel-PA conflict, says he would reduce Israel aid under certain circumstances.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2017, 5:56 AM

House approves defense bill with missile aid for Israel

House of Representatives passes 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, including $705 million for missile defense cooperation.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/15/2017, 12:41 AM

U.S. lawmakers approve more defense aid for Israel

AIPAC welcomes advancement of U.S.-Israel missile defense funding.Ben Ariel, 6/30/2017, 6:07 AM

Congress bill to ensure Israel's qualitative military edge

Bipartisan House bill would ensure that Israel has the tools to maintain its qualitative military edge.Elad Benari, 6/13/2017, 6:13 AM

Congress rejects paying salaries to terrorists

New Senate funding bill includes security aid to Israel, as well as provision reducing aid to PA if it pays terrorists.Nitsan Keidar, 5/5/2017, 4:06 AM

Report: Trump to increase aid to PA

State Department documents indicate administration is cutting foreign aid across the world, but plans to increase aid to PA.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2017, 4:42 AM

Senate approves missile defense aid for Israel

Senate passes defense policy bill which includes more than $600 million for missile defense cooperation with Israel.Elad Benari, 12/8/2016, 11:36 PM

US-Israel relations: Beyond the $38 billion

In strictly financial terms, the aid is far less significant that it was in the past. While the deal was designed to insulate Israel from domestic American politics, it could have the opposite effect and it does not address a nuclear-armed Iran.Professor Jonathan Rynhold, 9/28/2016, 12:45 PM

Republicans seek to give Israel more in aid

Senators Graham, Ayotte, McCain and Cruz say they want to add a measure giving Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 6:14 AM

'We couldn't have gotten a better deal'

Acting National Security Adviser rejects criticism of defense aid agreement with the United States.Nitsan Keidar, 9/18/2016, 4:25 AM

'Israel made a mistake signing security deal'

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham argues Israel could have gotten a better security aid package had it waited until after Obama left office.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/16/2016, 10:56 PM

'Aid to Israel won't be limited by MOU'

Donald Trump’s Israel advisor declares that under a Trump administration, the level of cooperation with Israel will be unprecedented.Elad Benari, 9/16/2016, 6:13 AM

'I don't believe agreement will meet our needs'

Former Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon claims he negotiated a better defense aid deal with the U.S. while he was still in office.Elad Benari, 9/16/2016, 4:15 AM

Dichter fires back at Barak

"I do not recall Barak having any dramatic successes," says Likud MK after former PM criticizes defense aid agreement.Hezki Baruch, 9/16/2016, 3:12 AM

Obama's aid package to Israel comes with caveats

Obama's $38B aid package to Israel comes with caveats: It's generous, but on his terms,Ron Kampeas, 9/15/2016, 4:14 AM

'Next aid package will be the largest in history'

U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro says the next American defense aid package will cover Israel's security needs until 2029.Elad Benari, 9/11/2016, 11:29 PM

Barak: Netanyahu caused serious harm to security

Former Prime Minister and Defense Minister blasts Netanyahu's conduct with regards to military aid package from the United States.Hezki Baruch, 8/18/2016, 1:14 AM

Evangelical Lutheran Church: Stop aid to Israel

Evangelical Lutheran Church in America approves resolution calling on the government to end aid to Israel if it does not stop "occupation".Ben Ariel, 8/15/2016, 6:13 AM

US sued over aid to Israel

A lawsuit claims that US aid to Israel is illegal, since Israel won't sign the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.JTA, 8/12/2016, 1:46 PM

U.S. and Israel close to agreement on military aid

Senior American official says the United States and Israel have closed many of the remaining gaps in talks over a new military aid package.Elad Benari, 8/4/2016, 6:14 AM

Clinton's VP supports increased aid to Israel

Tim Kaine part of a group of senators calling on Congress to add $320 million for Israeli missile defense to defense appropriations bill.Elad Benari, 7/28/2016, 5:59 AM

Netanyahu: U.S. aid deal will be concluded soon

Prime Minister Netanyahu says he hopes to reach a deal with the United States on long-term military aid to Israel within a few weeks.Ben Ariel, 7/19/2016, 6:12 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

Congress May Cut $5 Billion to PA Over Incitement

Measure calls to end aid until PA stops incitement and condition it on acceptance of Jewish state, slamming Obama for executive transfers.Ari Yashar, 10/17/2015, 11:00 PM

Re: Obama It's Nothing Personal Israel, Get Over Yourself

A rare defense of Obama's attitude and actions towards Israel.Dr. Harold Goldmeier, 6/3/2015, 11:36 AM

'Israel Should Divide the PA into Emirates'

Renowned expert slams 'lamentation orgy' over Hamas-Fatah deal, states that pact could be used in Israel's favor to disarm Hamas.Yoni Kempinski, Tova Dvorin, 4/25/2014, 10:09 AM

US to Revoke Aid to PA Over Threats to Dismantle?

State Department official hints that financial aid, political support for the Palestinian Arabs to be 'seriously harmed' if PA disbanded.Tova Dvorin, 4/21/2014, 10:53 PM

Congress Urged to Increase Military Aid to Israel

Bipartisan request to House committee cites increased threat from Hezbollah, Iran; notes aid 'in America's interest'.Ari Soffer, 4/6/2014, 2:03 PM

US Israel Aid Restored to Pre-Sequester Level

House decides to make aid to Palestinian Authority conditional on the implementation of programs against incitement.Gil Ronen, 1/16/2014, 6:47 PM

American Aid to Egypt May be Restored

Congress prepared to allow Obama to restore $1.5 billion in aid to Egypt, if it is proven that a democratic transition is taking place.Elad Benari, 1/16/2014, 6:43 AM

Pentagon Unveils Details of Osprey Sale to Israel

Pentagon to sell sell six tilt-rotor Osprey aircraft to Israel, in a deal worth $1.13 billion.Elad Benari, 1/15/2014, 5:07 AM

Egypt: US Threat Won't Stop Our 'Fighting Terror'

Egypt, government officials said, will “not be pressured” by the US into changing its policies on how to deal with Islamist radicalsDavid Lev, 10/10/2013, 11:41 AM