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Republicans seek to give Israel more in aid

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, 21/09/2016 06:14
'Barak sitting in US pitting us against ourselves'

'Barak sitting in US pitting us against ourselves'

Opposition Leader Isaac Herzog blasts former Prime Minister Ehud Barak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/09/2016 22:12
'We couldn't have gotten a better deal'

'We couldn't have gotten a better deal'

Acting National Security Adviser rejects criticism of defense aid agreement with the United States.Nitsan Keidar, 18/09/2016 04:25
Erdan blasts 'hypocrite' Barak

Erdan blasts 'hypocrite' Barak

Public Security Minister says Ehud Barak's criticism of the defense aid agreement with the United States is politically motivated.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/09/2016 00:49
'Israel made a mistake signing security deal'

'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, 16/09/2016 22:56
'Aid to Israel won't be limited by MOU'

'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, 16/09/2016 06:13
'I don't believe agreement will meet our needs'

'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, 16/09/2016 04:15
Dichter fires back at Barak

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, 16/09/2016 03:12
Obama's aid package to Israel comes with caveats

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, 15/09/2016 04:14
Obama hails new defense aid to Israel

Obama hails new defense aid to Israel

President Obama says new aid agreement "will make a significant contribution to Israel’s security".Ben Ariel, 15/09/2016 02:14
U.S. and Israel close to agreement on military aid

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, 04/08/2016 06:14
Clinton's VP supports increased aid to Israel

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, 28/07/2016 05:59
White House against increasing aid to Israel

White House against increasing aid to Israel

White House announces it is against Congress' proposal to add $455 million to the budget for Israeli missile defense procurement.Elad Benari, 15/06/2016 02:16
Lapid: Israel should sign MoU with Washington now

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, 19/05/2016 03:46
'We need to say no thanks to American aid'

'We need to say no thanks to American aid'

Likud MK calls for Israel to become independent, so that it won't need US financial aid, and can be a world power in its own right.Hezki Baruch, 27/04/2016 14:07
US plans 'largest military aid package ever'

US plans 'largest military aid package ever'

White House responds to pressure by Senate, pledges to offer Israel unprecedented level of military aid.David Rosenberg, 26/04/2016 09:55
Senate demands aid to Israel be increased

Senate demands aid to Israel be increased

Overwhelming 4/5 majority of senate sends joint letter to Obama, urging defense package be settled soon and raised from $3 billion a year.Ari Yashar, 25/04/2016 15:22
Kahlon: Conclude talks on American aid ASAP

Kahlon: Conclude talks on American aid ASAP

Finance Minister says Israel ought to conclude negotiations over a defense aid deal with the United States as soon as possible.Ben Ariel, 31/03/2016 05:12
What Israel needs and why, according to AIPAC

What Israel needs and why, according to AIPAC

AIPAC lists the threats to Israel, and what it needs to protect itself.Hillel Fendel, 22/03/2016 03:29
US missile defense aid to cut sharply in 2017

US missile defense aid to cut sharply in 2017

New budget requests show cooperative programs down by over $100 million, no new Iron Dome funding after 2017, amid defense aid standoff.Ari Yashar, 10/02/2016 08:13
Report: Israel wants $5 billion in American aid

Report: Israel wants $5 billion 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, 05/11/2015 06:15
Sources: American Aid to Israel to Increase

Sources: American Aid to Israel to Increase

United States defense aid to Israel is likely to increase after 2017 when a current package expires, sources on both sides say.Ben Ariel, 29/05/2015 06:42
Rand Paul Announces Presidential Campaign

Rand Paul Announces Presidential Campaign

Republican candidate goes on record, hampered by past calls to cut defense aid to Jewish state he has recently tried to distance from.Ari Yashar, 07/04/2015 18:56
US Denies it will Cut Israel Aid over Iran Dispute

US Denies it will Cut Israel Aid over Iran Dispute

National Security spokesperson dismisses report that defense aid will be cut over Netanyahu's efforts to stop Iranian nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/03/2015 18:48