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US National Security Advisor: Excellent meeting with Gantz at the White House

During his visit to Washington, Gantz is also expected to meet with Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

'Excellent meeting with Gantz at the White House'player

Blinken: The bonds between our two countries are unshakeable

Secretary of State wishes Israel a Happy Independence Day: The United States remains steadfast in its commitment to Israel’s security.

'The bonds between our two countries are unshakeable'

Report: US mulling regional leaders' meeting during Biden's Middle East visit

Israeli officials say White House and Bennett’s office discussed regional leaders' meeting as part of Biden’s visit to the Middle East.

US mulling regional leaders' meeting during Biden's visit

Blinken: Israel would support our rejoining UNESCO

Secretary of State claims Israel has no objections to a US return to UN cultural agency from which Trump withdrew.

'Israel would support our rejoining UNESCO'

Pro-Israel groups submit 2 million complaints to UN Commission of Inquiry

Human Rights Voices, Touro Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust make unprecedented submissions to UN Commission of Inquiry.

Pro-Israel groups submit 2 million complaints to UN Commission

US officials to travel to Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

Senior State Department officials will seek to de-escalate the crisis in Jerusalem.

US officials to travel to Israel amid Jerusalem tensions

Blinken: Americans are once again grieving with the Israeli people

Secretary of State condemns Tel Aviv attack: We will continue to be in regular contact with our Israeli partners.

'Americans are once again grieving with the Israeli people'

State Department: We have 'tactical differences' with Israel on Iran

State Department spokesperson Ned Price says there is no strategic disagreement between the US and Israel regarding to Iran.

'We have tactical differences with Israel on Iran'

US Ambassador to Israel: If there's a deal with Iran, Israel's hands won't be tied

US Ambassador to Israel Tom Nides: Israel can do and take whatever actions needed to protect the State.

'If there's a deal with Iran, Israel's hands won't be tied'player

Biden speaks to Bennett, offers condolences following terror attacks

Biden speaks to Bennett, offers "all appropriate assistance to our Israeli allies as they confront threats to their citizens".

Biden speaks to Bennett following terror attacks

Blinken condemns Bnei Brak attack: This violence is unacceptable

President Biden’s National Security Advisor: We are appalled by the terrorist attack and stand with our Israeli allies.

'This violence is unacceptable'

US Ambassador to UN: Our commitment to Israel’s security remains ironclad

Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield condemns shooting attack in Hadera in which two Border Police officers were murdered.

'Our commitment to Israel’s security remains ironclad'

Next summit: US, Israel and the United Arab Emirates

Israel seeks to bring US and UAE closer amid tensions between the sides.

Next summit: US, Israel and the United Arab Emirates

Gantz speaks to US Defense Secretary Austin

Defense Minister speaks to US Secretary of Defense as talks on reviving Iran nuclear deal continue.

Gantz speaks to US Defense Secretary Austin

Senate approves Iron Dome funding for Israel

US Senate approves spending package which includes defense aid for Israel. The bill will now go to Biden, who will sign it.

Senate approves Iron Dome funding for Israel

House approves funding for Iron Dome

House of Representatives passes spending package which includes $1 billion in emergency funding for Iron Dome.

House approves funding for Iron Dome

Another step towards US visa exemption for Israelis

Israel, US sign agreement to share information on civilians convicted of serious criminal offenses.

Another step towards US visa exemption for Israelis

US protests Israel's refusal to back UN resolution on Russia

US protests to Israel over refusal to join 87 countries in backing resolution condemning Russia at Security Council.

US protests Israel's refusal to back UN resolution on Russia

Report: Senior Israeli officials blast Biden over Iran deal

Senior Israeli officials reportedly say Biden "has turned diplomacy into a religion" as talks with Iran advance.

Senior Israeli officials blast Biden over Iran deal

Israel sends envoy to nuclear talks in Vienna

Israeli envoy meets US and other officials as talks with Iran reach crunch time.

Israel sends envoy to nuclear talks in Vienna

White House: Biden will visit Israel 'later this year'

White House says President Biden accepted Prime Minister Bennett’s invitation to Israel and will visit later this year.

'Biden will visit Israel later this year'

Amnesty International: US Government should pressure Israeli authorities

Amnesty International dismisses criticism of its anti-Israel report, urges US to pressure Israel.

'US Government should pressure Israeli authorities'

US Ambassador to Israel: Amnesty International report is absurd

Ambassador Tom Nides denounces Amnesty International report accusing Israel of apartheid.

'Amnesty International report is absurd'

Blinken speaks to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

Secretary of State says "strong U.S.-Israel bilateral relationship is important in the face of common challenges".

Blinken speaks to Foreign Minister Yair Lapid

US and Israel hold strategic talks on Iran

US National Security Adviser tells Israelis the US is committed to diplomacy on Iran, but is preparing other options.

US and Israel hold strategic talks on Iran

US lawmakers: Add Israel to Visa Waiver Program

Group of Senators sign letter urging Israel’s addition to the US Visa Waiver Program.

US lawmakers: Add Israel to Visa Waiver Program

White House: Sullivan stressed need to avoid steps that can inflame tensions

White House summarizes National Security Advisor's Israel visit: He encouraged efforts to advance towards two-state solution.

Sullivan stressed need to avoid steps that can inflame tensions

Herzog to US National Security Advisor: Iran needs to be stopped at any price

President Isaac Herzog holds working meeting with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, who is visiting Israel.

Herzog to US National Security Advisor: Iran needs to be stopped

Senior US official: There's engagement with Israeli government on settlement issue

Ahead of US National Security Advisor's visit, senior US official blames previous administration for Iran's intensification.

'There's engagement with Israeli government on settlements'

Sen. Paul again blocks Iron Dome funding

Kentucky Senator blocks vote on Iron Dome funding bill on the grounds that there is a need to find a financial source.

Sen. Paul again blocks Iron Dome funding

Minister Michaeli meets US Ambassador to Israel

Transportation Minister meets Ambassador Tom Nides: Looking forward to working together to advance US-Israel relations.

Minister Michaeli meets US Ambassador to Israel

Netanyahu: I highly appreciate Trump’s big contribution to Israel

Former PM on Trump's criticism: I appreciate Trump’s contribution to Israel but also importance of US-Israel alliance.

Netanyahu: I highly appreciate Trump’s contribution to Israel

Gantz meets US Secretary of State Blinken

Defense Minister stresses need for measures to stop Iran’s nuclear program and its regional aggression.

Gantz meets US Secretary of State Blinken

Report: Gantz and Austin to discuss military drills for Iran scenario

Senior US official says Defense Secretary and Israeli DM will discuss military exercises to prepare for worst-case scenario regarding Iran.

Gantz and Austin to discuss military drills for Iran scenario

Gantz to make official visit to US

Defense Minister will take off from Israel early on Thursday morning. His meetings will center on policy and security issues.

Gantz to make official visit to US

Blinken urged Bennett to halt 'settlement activity'

State Department spokesperson says that Secretary of State urged PM to refrain from unilateral steps during their conversation.

Blinken urged Bennett to halt 'settlement activity'

Ambassador Herzog: I wish the American people a Happy Thanksgiving!

Israel’s Ambassador to the US launches new Twitter account, wishes the American people a Happy Thanksgiving.

Ambassador Herzog: Happy Thanksgiving!

Report: US warned Israel that Iran attacks are 'counterproductive'

New York Times: US officials warned Israelis that repeated attacks on Iranian nuclear facilities encourage Iran to speed up nuclear program.

Report: US warned Israel Iran attacks are 'counterproductive'

Minister Shaked in Washington: Exemption from US visas as of February 2023

Interior Minister meets US Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, agrees on orderly procedure to promote exemption from visas.

Shaked: Exemption from US visas as of February 2023player

US floats idea of interim Iran nuclear deal

US National Security Adviser raised with Israeli counterpart the idea of interim agreement with Iran to buy more time for negotiations.

US floats idea of interim Iran nuclear deal