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US and Israel working on widespread Coronavirus screening

US and Israel working on widespread Coronavirus screening

PM Netanyahu says Israel, US government working together on technological solutions for screening for the Coronavirus.Gary Willig, 08/03/2020 19:54
Pelosi: Israel, US are two nations which share the same destiny

Pelosi: Israel, US are two nations which share the same destiny

US House Speaker meets MKs, says 'it's hard to imagine' 2 nations having stronger ties than Israel and the US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2020 19:26
The unique story behind the Balfour Declaration

The unique story behind the Balfour Declaration

Michael Oren discusses the state of Israeli-US relations and shares the story of the US's role in the historic Balfour Declaration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/11/2019 21:46
"Israel-US defense pact will not limit the IDF"

"Israel-US defense pact will not limit the IDF"

Advocate of US-Israel defense pact addresses concerns, saying IDF's freedom won't be restricted, pact only relates to "extreme" situations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2019 09:46
Israel cannot be judged like an American suburb

Israel cannot be judged like an American suburb

Jay Shapiro claims that Israel is often judged by standards that are not appropriate.Jay Shapiro, 10/05/2019 18:40
Trump to host Netanyahu next week

Trump to host Netanyahu next week

PM netanyahu to meet President Trump in Washington for 2-say meeting next week.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/03/2019 17:56
Arutz Sheva conference on US-Israel relations

Arutz Sheva conference on US-Israel relations

Senior Fox News anchor Pete Hegseth, dignitaries and guests gather in Jerusalem to discuss bilateral relations, media and Jerusalem.Eliran Baruch, 19/02/2018 18:47
'US understands Israel's decision not to negotiate with PA'

'US understands Israel's decision not to negotiate with PA'

Deputy Foreign Minister sees cabinet's decision to freeze diplomatic negotiations as long as Hamas does not reform as a breakthrough.Shimon Cohen, 18/10/2017 19:47
'Next 4 years will be much better than Obama years'

'Next 4 years will be much better than Obama years'

MK Amir Ohana says that while Obama years were not truly bad, the Trump years will be better for the US-Israel relationship.Ido Ben Porat, 27/03/2017 19:37
'For first time in years no daylight between Israel and US'

'For first time in years no daylight between Israel and US'

Ambassador Ron Dermer: 'For the first time in many years, perhaps in many decades, there is no daylight between our two governments.'Gary Willig, 26/03/2017 22:43
Trump reaffirms 'unbreakable bond' with Israel

Trump reaffirms 'unbreakable bond' with Israel

In his weekly address, President Trump discusses meeting with Netanyahu, stresses the bond between the countries.Ben Ariel, Canada, 17/02/2017 21:00
Watch: Trump says parties must decide about two-state solution

Watch: Trump says parties must decide about two-state solution

US President and PM Netanyahu give joint press conference before first meeting since Trump's inauguration.Gary Willig, 15/02/2017 19:09
Trump will not use term 'two states' during meeting with PM

Trump will not use term 'two states' during meeting with PM

White House sources say US President will not mention two states or pressure PM on construction during meetingGary Willig, 13/02/2017 20:44
'I will ask Congress to help move US embassy to Jerusalem'

'I will ask Congress to help move US embassy to Jerusalem'

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein travels to Washington DC tonight to meet with Congressmen, speak on Iranian threat and US embassy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 31/01/2017 18:39
AIPAC: Uniting in support for US-Israel relations

AIPAC: Uniting in support for US-Israel relations

Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike come together to strengthen ties and proclaim support for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/01/2017 09:53
Obama official to PM: Make peace if you want funeral like Peres

Obama official to PM: Make peace if you want funeral like Peres

Former diplomat Dore Gold recounts story of Obama Administration using funeral of Shimon Peres to pressure PM into making concessions.Gary Willig, 24/01/2017 19:46
Trump aide says administration favors Judea and Samaria

Trump aide says administration favors Judea and Samaria

Trump aide tells Samaria Council head thatadministration looks to open new page in US-Israel relations, including on Judea and Samaria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/01/2017 22:50
Republican Congressman: Trump will support the Israeli people

Republican Congressman: Trump will support the Israeli people

Republican Congressman tells Israeli delegation to Trump inauguration that President-elect will not repeat Obama's mistakes on Israel.Gary Willig, 19/01/2017 17:25
Trump Cabinet candidate: I look forward to visiting settlements

Trump Cabinet candidate: I look forward to visiting settlements

Trump associate who invited Samaria Regional Council head Yossi Dagan to Trump inauguration sends warm message to Israel.Yoni Kempinski, 17/01/2017 18:55
Likud MKs Haskel and Glick to attend Trump inauguration

Likud MKs Haskel and Glick to attend Trump inauguration

Likud MKs Sharren Haskel and Yehuda Glick may be first Israeli lawmakers ever to attend US Presidential inauguration.Gary Willig, 17/01/2017 16:26
Obama: UN abstention didn't cause rupture in ties with Israel

Obama: UN abstention didn't cause rupture in ties with Israel

Outgoing president insists his abstention on UN Resolution 2334 did not trigger a significant crisis in relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 16/01/2017 05:05
'Trump family is close to the 'settlements''

'Trump family is close to the 'settlements''

Mayor of Efrat invited to inauguration of Donald Trump, says President-elect likely not behind invitation.Shimon Cohen, 15/01/2017 22:58
MK Oren: We do not depend on the US

MK Oren: We do not depend on the US

MK Michael Oren tells students at pre-IDF academy that Israel must rely on itself despite importance of alliance with US.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/01/2017 22:43
'Obama's presidency will go into the dustbin of history'

'Obama's presidency will go into the dustbin of history'

Despite being a longtime Democrat, Professor Alan Dershowitz has scathing criticism of Obama's conduct vis-a-vis Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 30/12/2016 22:08
Bennett: How dare anyone call the land of Israel occupied?

Bennett: How dare anyone call the land of Israel occupied?

Education Minister clarifies on CNN: Jews have lived in Judea and Samaria for thousands of years, and they aren't going anywhere.Elad Benari, Canada, 30/12/2016 21:30
Ambassador Shapiro: US was not behind anti-Israel UN resolution

Ambassador Shapiro: US was not behind anti-Israel UN resolution

US ambassador to Israel says US never colluded with PA to pass anti-Israel UN resolution.Gary Willig, 29/12/2016 20:23
PM: US-Israel alliance remains strong

PM: US-Israel alliance remains strong

PM tells graduates of pilots course US-Israel relationship strong and enduring despite dispute with Obama Administration.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/12/2016 17:28
Official: Israel asked Trump to talk to Obama

Official: Israel asked Trump to talk to Obama

Senior Israeli official says the government reached out to Trump for help in pressuring Obama to veto UN Security Council resolution.Ben Ariel, 23/12/2016 04:10
Obama planned to abstain on anti-Israel resolution

Obama planned to abstain on anti-Israel resolution

Diplomats say the United States was planning to abstain on UN resolution condemning Israeli “settlement building”.Elad Benari, 23/12/2016 01:10
Trump will be 'pro-Israel', most Israelis believe

Trump will be 'pro-Israel', most Israelis believe

Some 83 percent of Israelis believe that President-elect Donald Trump will be a "pro-Israel president," according to a new poll.JTA, 06/12/2016 06:07
MK Shai: Knesset Caucus promotes US-Israel relations

MK Shai: Knesset Caucus promotes US-Israel relations

US-Israel Caucus Chairman Nachman Shai, in interview, affirms the importance of supporting relations with American Jewish communities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/12/2016 23:14
Israelis still lining up to visit Trump’s America

Israelis still lining up to visit Trump’s America

Israeli tourists still want to visit America after the election of Donald Trump, despite some Americans wanting to move to Canada.JTA, 16/11/2016 14:59
Kerry: We need to protect two-state solution

Kerry: We need to protect two-state solution

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Secretary of State, who highlights his country's concern over the security of the region.Elad Benari, Canada, 23/09/2016 23:22
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
Netanyahu: Israel neutral in U.S. election

Netanyahu: Israel neutral in U.S. election

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu stresses Israel will avoid any intervention on behalf of any candidate in the American election.Ben Ariel, 01/08/2016 06:14
Netanyahu hails partnership with the United States

Netanyahu hails partnership with the United States

Netanyahu thanks the United States for its friendship with Israel but also for “making the world a much better place”.Ben Ariel, 01/07/2016 02:14
Rivlin: We're committed to relations with the U.S.

Rivlin: We're committed to relations with the U.S.

President Reuven Rivlin speaks at Fourth of July celebration at the home of Ambassador Dan Shapiro.Nitsan Keidar, 01/07/2016 00:12
Official optimistic about American aid agreement

Official optimistic about American aid agreement

Israeli official says gaps between United States and Israel on military aid package are not significant.Shlomo Piotrokovsky, 21/06/2016 05:59
House approves defense aid to Israel

House approves defense aid to Israel

House of Representatives passes defense spending bill which includes $635.7 million for U.S.-Israel missile defense programs.Ben Ariel, 17/06/2016 06:14
MK Dichter to leftist MKs: Stop the hysterics

MK Dichter to leftist MKs: Stop the hysterics

Likud MK Avi Dichter urges leftists to calm down over dispute with the Americans on missile defense aid.Hezki Baruch, 16/06/2016 05:29
'Missile aid should be part of new deal'

'Missile aid should be part of new deal'

Officials in Washington explain the White House's objection to Congressional proposal to increase funding for Israeli missile defense.Elad Benari, 16/06/2016 03:16
Trump: Obama supports Muslims more than Israel

Trump: Obama supports Muslims more than Israel

Republican presidential candidate criticizes Obama when asked to clarify comments that the president identifies with radical Muslims.Ben Ariel, 14/06/2016 06:29
Trump: We must strengthen ties with Israel

Trump: We must strengthen ties with Israel

Republican presidential candidate says the United States must ensure Israel's security.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/06/2016 01:21
Israeli firms made $9.3 billion for Massachusetts

Israeli firms made $9.3 billion for Massachusetts

Study finds companies founded by Israelis spurring significant economic growth in the state, outpacing overall state economy.JTA, 09/06/2016 12:49
Rice promises Israel 'largest military aid'

Rice promises Israel 'largest military aid'

Speaking to American Jews in Washington, Obama's security advisor promises extensive military aid to Israel in new package.Elad Benari, 08/06/2016 06:13
Bolton: Rhetoric is cheap, action is real

Bolton: Rhetoric is cheap, action is real

Former UN Ambassador says the candidates in the election must make clear their commitment to Israel's security.Yoni Kempinski, 07/06/2016 04:43
Sanders: Take the Palestinians into account too

Sanders: Take the Palestinians into account too

Democratic presidential candidate says he supports Israel’s right to exist, but stresses the Palestinians must also be considered.Elad Benari, 30/05/2016 00:16
US, Egypt discuss reviving Mideast peace talks

US, Egypt discuss reviving Mideast peace talks

Kerry indicated support for Egypt-brokered talks in visit earlier this month.JTA, 24/05/2016 21:17
Dennis Ross: Obama distanced himself from Israel

Dennis Ross: Obama distanced himself from Israel

Obama’s former Middle East advisor criticizes Obama administration's attitude towards Israel.Elad Benari, 23/05/2016 04:14
'Ya'alon leaving won't affect US aid to Israel'

'Ya'alon leaving won't affect US aid to Israel'

Washington to give Israel 'the biggest aid package in US history' regardless of who replaces Ya'alon.Tova Dvorin, 22/05/2016 09:07
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
US dodges key questions on Israel-PA relations

US dodges key questions on Israel-PA relations

White House representative declines to commit over Paris peace talks conference, implies support for BDS in cryptic briefing.Tova Dvorin, 13/05/2016 08:09
Kerry waffles over US attending Paris conference

Kerry waffles over US attending Paris conference

US Secretary of State insists Washington 'supportive' of French initiative forcing Israeli concessions, but refuses to commit.Tova Dvorin, 10/05/2016 16:46
Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talks

Danon: PA, not Israel, rejecting peace talks

Israel on alert amid possibility of French-brokered talks, but note lack of leadership purely on PA side.Tova Dvorin, 02/05/2016 14:07
Senior US official: Senators' letter superfluous

Senior US official: Senators' letter superfluous

Letter signed by 83 senators to urge more aid to Israel won't change anything in practice, senior official claims.Tova Dvorin, 27/04/2016 18:08
'State Dept. causing Palestinians to avoid talks'

'State Dept. causing Palestinians to avoid talks'

MK Michael Oren says American criticism of Israel weakens the confidence of Israelis and also causes the PA to avoid peace talks.Nitsan Keidar, 04/04/2016 06:14
Oren: Obama intentionally sabotaged relationship

Oren: Obama intentionally sabotaged relationship

Ex-ambassador Oren blames 'fabricated' crises created by Obama administration for icy relations between Israel and Washington.Arutz Sheva Staff, 25/03/2016 15:06