US Senator Visits Jerusalem, Calls on Washington to Cut Aid

On his first trip to Israel, Senator Rand Paul called on the US to reduce its foreign aid to Israel, which amounts to $3 billion annuallyAnnie Lubin, 1/8/2013, 7:48 AM

State Department: More Money Should be Freed to PA

State Department welcomes decision to release $40 million to the PA, but says additional funding should be released.Elad Benari, 12/30/2011, 5:12 AM

Congress Frees 20% of Aid to the PA

American lawmakers free $40 million in frozen economic and humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 12/29/2011, 9:47 AM

Obama and Clinton to Use Foreign Aid in Support of Gay Rights

Hillary Clinton announced that the US will use foreign aid to promote gay rights, as it does women's rights and civil rights. Not so simple.Amiel Ungar, 12/8/2011, 3:41 PM

Obama Fails to Purchase Egypt's Elections

US president Barack Obama poured $200M into Egypt's liberal and secular parties only to see them decimated on election day.Gabe Kahn., 12/7/2011, 7:11 PM

Ros-Lehtinen Caves on PA Funds

Top GOP lawmaker releases hundreds of millions to the PLO - accepting the administration's assertion it was a matter of 'national security.'Gabe Kahn., 11/7/2011, 9:05 PM

Report: Israel May Cut Ties With UNESCO

Following the accession of the Palestinian Authority to UNESCO Israel is considering cutting ties with the body.Gabe Kahn., 10/31/2011, 11:17 PM

Abbas: US Aid Cut Hurts Peace Process

PA chairman says a decision by US lawmakers to freeze aid the PA will "hurt the peace process," complains US is an Israeli ally.Gabe Kahn., 10/7/2011, 2:01 PM

PA Unshod By US Aid Freeze

PA officials slammed the freeze of $200 million in aid by US lawmakers while protesters hurl shoes at US diplomats in Ramallah.Gabe Kahn., 10/4/2011, 8:47 PM

U.S. Administration Working to Unblock Congress Aid to the PA

The Obama administration is in "intensive" discussion with lawmakers to release $200 million in blocked aid to the PA.Elad Benari, 10/4/2011, 6:15 AM

Ashton Vows Aid for PA Amid US Cuts

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton vowed to keep Ramallah on the dole as the US Congress blocks $200 million in aid payments.Gabe Kahn., 10/3/2011, 6:35 PM

Report: PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

The Palestinian Authority's top monetary official says the risk of a "PA collapse" is very real amid current financial stress.Gabe Kahn., 9/20/2011, 8:22 PM

Steinitz: PA Statehood Bid More Dangerous Than Hamas

Finance Minister Yuval Steintiz said the PA Statehood Bid in September is 'more dangerous' than Hamas; Israel will 'respond.' Gabe Kahn., 8/31/2011, 6:45 PM

Analysis: Egypt's Strategic Balance Sheet

Egypt's caretaker junta juggling virulent anti-Israel sentiment in Cairo and US billions tied to peace with the Jewish state. Gabe Kahn., 8/31/2011, 6:04 PM

US Congress Opposes PA Statehood Bid

The US House of Representatives voted 407-6 to back the suspension of funds to the PA if it pursues its statehood bid at the UN in September.Gabe Kahn., 7/8/2011, 3:19 PM

US Senate Opposes PA Statehood Bid

The US senate passed a resolution saying the Obama administration should cut funds to the PA, cast veto, if it seeks statehood at the UN.Gabe Kahn., 6/30/2011, 12:15 AM

Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions in Aid

The United States, Qatar and the World Bank are among those pledging billions in aid to Egypt. Tunisia to get help as well.Maayana Miskin, 5/27/2011, 3:00 PM

US Approves Sale of Second Super-Hercules to Israel

U.S. government also gives go-ahead to initial funding for a third C-130J aircraft intended for the IAF.Gil Ronen, 5/1/2011, 6:48 PM

Abbas Rejects Third Intifada; Beats Unilateralist Drums

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said he 'would not accept' a third intifada, reiterated he would seek a UN declaration of a PA state.Gabe Kahn., 4/20/2011, 8:09 PM

US Aid to Israel Not Worth the ’Real Cost,’ Researcher Says

Israel is paying through the nose for US aid and would better off without it, says a researcher for the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/12/2011, 2:12 PM

Help Arrives from Europe, Turkey, U.S.; Planes Take to the Skies

Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Britain, and Cyprus send firefighting aircraft to Israel. Jordan, Russia, U.S. to send help as well.Maayana Miskin, 12/3/2010, 12:21 PM

US Congress Approves Iron Dome Spending

The US Congress has approved $205 million in aid for Israel to go to the Iron Dome rocket defense system.Maayana Miskin, 5/21/2010, 12:18 PM

Barak: US Gives Israel Aid, Ammunition and Vital Spare Parts

Defense Minister explained to reporters why an offer from the US is an offer Israel can't refuse. Gil Ronen, 3/28/2010, 8:26 PM