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Egyptian President agrees to release Gaza aid via Israel

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi agrees to allow humanitarian aid to Gaza to enter via Kerem Shalom crossing instead of Rafah crossing.

Egyptian President agrees to release Gaza aid via Israel

President Joe Biden and Chauncey Gardener

The question that we should be asking ourselves is whether the free and Democratic nations of the world can survive another four years of Joe Biden. Op-ed.

President Joe Biden and Chauncey Gardener

US official:

'Israel has addressed many of Biden's concerns on Rafah'

Senior Biden administration official says Israeli officials incorporated many changes into their plan that seem to meet Biden's concerns about deepening the operation.

'Israel has addressed many of Biden's concerns on Rafah'

Biden:

'US stands with Israel in its efforts to take out Hamas butchers'

Biden speaks at event in honor of Jewish Heritage Month: Contrary to allegations made against Israel by the ICC, Israel is not committing genocide.

'US stands with Israel in its efforts to take out Hamas butchers'

Biden on ICC warrants:

No equivalence between Israel and Hamas

President Joe Biden responded to the warrant applications by the International Criminal Court

No equivalence between Israel and Hamas

White House to Stefanik:

'There has been no better friend to Israel than President Biden'

White House fires back at at Rep. Elise Stefanik after she criticized Biden during her speech at the Knesset.

'There has been no better friend to Israel than President Biden'

Trump is making a big mistake debating Biden

Why should Trump share the same stage with a snake, a man who blocks the shipment of arms to our most valued ally, Israel? And what a stage it is! Opinion.

Trump is making a big mistake debating Biden

Weapons shipment delayed by US arrives in Israel

Report: Biden administration decided to resume the weapons transfer after Israel committed to informing the United States in advance before expanding ground maneuvers in Rafah.

Weapons shipment delayed by US arrives in Israel

16 Democrats vote in favor

House rebukes Biden for withholding Israel aid

Israel Security Assistance Support Act, which condemns Biden's posture on Israel’s military action in Gaza, passes in a 224 to 187 vote. Biden has already said he will veto the bill if it clears the Senate.

House rebukes Biden for withholding Israel aid

In response to Republicans:

Biden blocks release of interview with special counsel

Biden asserts executive privilege over audio recordings of his interview with special counsel Robert Hur, who described the President as an “elderly man with a poor memory.”

Biden blocks release of interview with special counsel

'Let’s get ready to Rumble!!!'

Trump and Biden agree to two debates

The two agreed to face each other on June 27th on CNN and on September 10th on ABC.

Trump and Biden agree to two debates

US House Speaker:

'Biden turned back on Israel, carrying water for Hamas and Iran'

Speaker of the House Mike Johnson condemns President Biden for vowing to veto bill mandating US provide military aid to Israel approved by Congress after Biden threatens to withhold aid over Rafah operation.

'Biden turned back on Israel, carrying water for Hamas and Iran'

White House:

Biden will veto GOP bill on aid to Israel

White House criticizes Israel Security Assistance Support Act, which would pressure President Biden to send weapons to Israel.

Biden will veto GOP bill on aid to Israel

After pausing bomb shipment

Biden moving forward with new weapons deal for Israel

Biden administration notifies Congress it is moving forward with more than $1 billion in new weapons deals for Israel, reports The Wall Street Journal.

Biden moving forward with new weapons deal for Israel

Biden to Herzog:

'US is proud of our enduring relationship with Israel'

President Biden sends President Herzog greetings on Israel’s 76th Independence Day, praising Israelis' significant resilience and strength following Hamas' October 7th attack.

'US is proud of our enduring relationship with Israel'

Joe Biden is no leader and neither is Chuck Schumer

America became a dangerous place to be a Jew on May 8, the day Biden showed he has no spine. And Schumer’s betrayal and cowardice are even more inexplicable than Biden’s. But the mantles of leadership will be filled elsewhere. Op-ed.

Joe Biden is no leader and neither is Chuck Schumer

Senator Graham:

'Stalling Israel aid would be a reward to Hamas'

Sen. Lindsey Graham responds to Biden's threat to stall military aid for Israel: Americans should be all in and helping Israel against an existential threat.

'Stalling Israel aid would be a reward to Hamas'

Poll:

Plurality of Israelis prefer Trump to Biden

43% of Israelis prefer Donald Trump to Joe Biden as US President, with a sharp divide between left and right.

Plurality of Israelis prefer Trump to Biden

Cabinet meeting

Ministers mocked Ben-Gvir's tweet, Netanyahu laughed

Ministers mocked Ben-Gvir's post in which he attacked President Biden. Ben-Gvir: 'There should be more Tweets like that, I expect you all to join me.'

Ministers mocked Ben-Gvir's tweet, Netanyahu laughed

Bennett responds to Biden:

'If Hamas given immunity, all jihadists will use human shields'

Former PM Naftali Bennett responds on CNN to President Biden's threat to halt weapons shipments over Rafah op. 'Profound mistake. Is Israel using bombs to target civilians, absolutely not.'

'If Hamas given immunity, all jihadists will use human shields'

Ambassador Herzog:

'US sends the wrong message to Hamas and our enemies'

Israel’s Ambassador to the US responds to US decision to withhold some weapons from Israel: It is unacceptable that it went public while we were still discussing Rafah operation.

'US sends the wrong message to Hamas and our enemies'

'Deeply disappointed'

US Jewish leaders criticize Biden's threat to Israel

Leaders of the Conference of Presidents respond to Biden: Withholding security assistance and support from Israel would send a dangerous message to Iran and all its regional proxies.

US Jewish leaders criticize Biden's threat to Israel

White House:

'Biden instructed his team to continue working with Israel'

A day after Biden warned he would stop transferring bombs to Israel, White House says the US provided Israel with several alternatives for how to pursue Hamas.

'Biden instructed his team to continue working with Israel'

The Ben Shapiro Show:

Biden sides with Satan

Watch: Joe Biden announces a weapons cutoff for Israel if they go into Rafah; and Marjorie Taylor Greene’s bizarre quest to unseat Speaker Mike Johnson fails.

Biden sides with Satan

US State Department:

'An operation in Rafah would weaken Israel's stance in the world'

State Department Spokesperson Matthew Miller explained Biden's threats to stop arms shipments: 'There are certain types of military assistance that we will not make available to Israel for use in Rafah.'

'An operation in Rafah would weaken Israel's stance in the world'

Netanyahu responds to US:

'If we have to fight alone, we will'

PM responds to President Biden's threat to halt arms shipments to Israel over Rafah operation, says Israelis will fight 'with our nails' if necessary.

'If we have to fight alone, we will'

Haim Saban slams 'bad, bad, bad' move to hold weapons shipment

Israeli-American billionaire and Democratic megadonor warns US President, 'there are more Jewish voters who care about Israel than Muslim voters who care about Hamas.'

Haim Saban slams 'bad, bad, bad' move to hold weapons shipment

Retired general:

US move a signal to allies and the Iranian nuclear program

According to Brigadier General (Ret) Yossi Kuperwasser not sending the ammunition to Israel makes it clear to the United States' allies in the region and the world as a whole, that they cannot rely on it.

US move a signal to allies and the Iranian nuclear program

PM Netanyahu answers Biden:

'If Israel is forced to stand alone, Israel will stand alone'

The Prime Minister shared a video of his Holocaust Remembrance Day address in which he pledged that nothing would stop Israel from defending itself, even if it would have to stand alone.

'If Israel is forced to stand alone, Israel will stand alone'

Biden under fire over decision to pause weapons to Israel

US Pres. Joe Biden faces criticism from within the Democratic party, leading Republicans, following his promise that if Israel expands its Rafah operations, the US will halt weapons shipments.

Biden under fire over decision to pause weapons to Israel

Pres. Herzog: Avoid baseless statements that harm Israel

'When there are disagreements between friends and allies, there is a way to clarify the disputes; avoid baseless, irresponsible and insulting statements,' President Isaac Herzog urges.

Pres. Herzog: Avoid baseless statements that harm Israel

Trump:

'Crooked Joe is taking the side of these terrorists'

The former president insisted on social media that he would have prevented the war and backed Israel's efforts to win it.

'Crooked Joe is taking the side of these terrorists'

Ben-Gvir:

'Hamas ❤️ Biden'

In a tweet he posted Thursday morning, Ben Gvir attacked Biden over his remarks against supplying ammunition to Israel and wrote 'Hamas ❤️ Biden.'

'Hamas ❤️ Biden'

Israeli source:

Rafah will be conquered - even without US assistance

Senior Israeli source warns Hezbollah, Iran, benefit from US Pres. Biden's decision not to provide Israel with weapons, stresses: 'Biden has made a grave mistake - both ethically and politically.'

Rafah will be conquered - even without US assistance

Schumer on bombs to Israel:

'I have faith in what Biden is doing'

Senate Majority Leader comments on Biden's decision to pause the delivery of 3,500 bombs to Israel: I have faith in what the Biden administration is doing

'I have faith in what Biden is doing'

Bernie Sanders:

'Biden absolutely right to halt weapons to Israel'

Sen. Bernie Sanders welcomes news that Biden administration held certain arms transfers to Israel, calls for US to use its leverage to demand an immediate ceasefire.

'Biden absolutely right to halt weapons to Israel'

Republican leaders demand answers from Biden

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson criticize Biden for pausing of shipment of bombs to Israel last week.

Republican leaders demand answers from Biden

Biden in message to Israel:

'I will stop sending bombs over major invasion of Rafah'

US President says he will halt shipments of American weapons to Israel if Netanyahu orders a major invasion of Rafah: Civilians have been killed in Gaza as a consequence of those bombs.

'I will stop sending bombs over major invasion of Rafah'

Israeli official:

Israel deeply frustrated with US arms shipment pause

According to an Israeli official, tensions had already been running high after Israel felt the US allowed it to be blindsided by Hamas’ announcement earlier this week that it was accepting a version of a cease-fire proposal that was unknown to Israel beforehand.

Israel deeply frustrated with US arms shipment pause

Biden:

'I have not forgotten what Hamas did'

US President delivers keynote address at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s annual Days of Remembrance ceremony at the US Capitol

'I have not forgotten what Hamas did'

US officials: Hamas counteroffer has 'minor wording changes'

Changes to approved ceasefire-prisoner swap deal were made by Arab negotiators in consultation with CIA chief; first stage of hostage release would include less than 33 living hostages, report says.

US officials: Hamas counteroffer has 'minor wording changes'

Biden, Netanyahu discuss Rafah operation

As IDF begins preparations for evacuation of Rafah, US President reiterates to Israeli PM that he believes a hostage deal is the best way to avoid an operation in Rafah.

Biden, Netanyahu discuss Rafah operation

Report:

US held up ammo shipment to Israel

According to Israeli officials, the incident raised serious concerns inside the Israeli government and sent officials scrambling to understand why the shipment was held.

US held up ammo shipment to Israel

Amit Segal:

'Hamas did not want a hostage deal at all'

News commentator Amit Segal is worried that the US will sign a deal with Hamas behind Israel's back, and emphasizes: 'We deceived ourselves, we told ourselves stories.

'Hamas did not want a hostage deal at all'

Biden:

'As Americans, we cannot stay silent as Jews are attacked'

US President releases statement ahead of Yom Hashoah: We must also forcefully push back attempts to ignore, deny, distort, or revise the history of Nazi atrocities during the Holocaust.

'As Americans, we cannot stay silent as Jews are attacked'

Biden:

'No place on American campuses for antisemitism'

President Joe Biden addressed ongoing anti-Israel protests on college campuses.

'No place on American campuses for antisemitism'

Report:

Biden considering bringing Palestinian Arabs from Gaza to the US

President Biden is considering offering Palestinian Arabs a permanent safe haven, with various benefits that could eventually lead to permanent residency and possible US citizenship,

Biden considering bringing Palestinian Arabs from Gaza to the US

'Antisemitism is despicable'

Biden proclaims May as Jewish Heritage Month

US President condemns Hamas' October 7 attack on Israel and antisemitism at home in annual proclamation of Jewish American Heritage Month.

Biden proclaims May as Jewish Heritage Month

Poll:

Trump continues to hold advantage over Biden

CNN poll finds Trump’s support among registered voters holds steady at 49%, while Biden’s stands at 43%.

Trump continues to hold advantage over Biden

White House:

'Biden reiterated his clear position on Rafah incursion'

Following Biden-Netanyahu phone call, White House says Biden "reaffirmed his ironclad commitment to Israel’s security" and stressed the need for progress in delivery of humanitarian aid to Gaza.

'Biden reiterated his clear position on Rafah incursion'

"I'm a running against a 6 year old"

President Biden's stand-up routine

At the annual dinner for the White House press, President Joe Biden leveled harsh criticism at Donald Trump and asked the assembled journalists to focus on giving the public credible information related to the most important issues.

President Biden's stand-up routine

Israeli journalist receives award from President Biden

Upon receiving the Award for Overall Excellence from the White House, Ravid thanked Biden for his actions on behalf of Israel and asked him to work towards the return of the hostages.

Israeli journalist receives award from President Biden

President Biden:

Freed 4-year-old former hostage "is remarkable"

US President posted a photo from his meeting with 4-year-old Avigail Idan, who was freed from Hamas captivity. "She is recovering from unspeakable trauma."

Freed 4-year-old former hostage "is remarkable"

Biden appointment:

Lise Grande new Special Envoy for Middle East Humanitarian Issues

President of the United States Institute of Peace appointed to position created in aftermath of October 7 massacre.

Lise Grande new Special Envoy for Middle East Humanitarian Issues

US, 17 other nations demand Hamas release all hostages

The US and 16 other countries whose citizens were kidnapped by Hamas issued a joint statement blaming Hamas for prolonging war by refusing to release its hostages.

US, 17 other nations demand Hamas release all hostages

Biden meets 4-year-old freed hostage Abigail Idan

US President meets young US citizen who was kidnapped on October 7 and spent her fourth birthday in captivity in Gaza.

Biden meets 4-year-old freed hostage Abigail Idan

Biden signs aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan into law

The package includes $14 billion in military assistance to Israel and $4 billion in weapons funding for Taiwan and the US's other Indo-Pacific allies.

Biden signs aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan into law

Minister of Diaspora:

‘US not displaying strength under Biden’s leadership’

Diaspora Min. Amichai Chikli comments on campus protests, relationship between the US government and Israel: ‘Biden is a true friend of Israel, but he is under immense pressure. If I were an American citizen with the right to vote, I would vote for Trump and the Republicans.’

‘US not displaying strength under Biden’s leadership’

Watch:

Biden's lukewarm comment on antisemitic protests on campuses

US President says he condemns antisemitic protests taking place on the Columbia University campus but also says he condemns “those who don't understand what's going on with the Palestinians."

Biden's lukewarm comment on antisemitic protests on campuses

'Reprehensible and dangerous'

Biden denounces antisemitism in Passover message

Biden releases statement ahead of Passover: My commitment to the safety of the Jewish people, the security of Israel, and its right to exist as an independent Jewish state is ironclad.

Biden denounces antisemitism in Passover message