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Report: US should tighten procedures to avoid assisting those associated with terrorism

US watchdog: Aid agency did not properly vet Palestinian recipients for terror ties.

Report: US should tighten procedures to avoid assisting terror

Netanyahu meets with USAID administrator after MOU signing

Memorandum of understanding between US and Israel aims to "establish the framework for further international development cooperation."

Netanyahu meets with USAID administrator after MOU signing

US, Israel sign global partnership memorandum

USAID and Israel's intn'l development agency sign memorandum of understanding establishing increased development cooperation.

US, Israel sign global partnership memorandum

USAID to lay off most of its staff in Judea, Samaria, Gaza

Federal aid agency to lay off nearly all of its staff members operating in Gaza and the Palestinian Authority.

USAID to lay off most of its staff in Judea, Samaria, Gaza

USAID ceases assistance to PA

US Agency for International Development confirms it has ceased aid to the PA at its request.

USAID ceases assistance to PA

Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

PM Netanyahu says he believes Israel, US, and Africa can 'work together to secure a better future.'

Israel joins 'Power Africa' initiative

New school year, same old incitement curriculum

Study finds PA textbooks in UNRWA schools continue to educate children for war and violence against Jews and Israel.

New school year, same old incitement curriculum

US gives Hamas fundraising front $100,000

USAID taxpayer-funded organization gives grant to group banned in Israel and UAE for channeling cash to Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood.

US gives Hamas fundraising front $100,000

US Delegation Asks Cuba to Release Alan Gross

Members of Congress have gone to Cuba in an attempt to free imprisoned American Jewish social worker Alan Gross, age 63.

US Delegation Asks Cuba to Release Social Worker Alan Gross

Russia Ousts US Aid Agency

Russia has ousted the United States Agency for International Development, claiming that the aid agency has undermined Russia's sovereignty.

Russia Ousts US Aid Agency for 'Political Meddling'

Egypt Raids and Closes NGO Offices in Cairo

Prosecutors in Cairo have raided and closed five NGOs. Are they targeting dissidents - or Obama administration proxies?

Egypt Raids and Closes NGO Offices in Cairo

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.

Obama Fails to Purchase Egypt's Elections

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.

PA Unshod By US Aid Freeze

US, Hamas Cut Deal on Gaza Aid

Hamas says it reached a deal with the US allowing almost $100 million in US aid dollars to keep flowing into Gaza.

US, Hamas Cut Deal on Gaza Aid

USAID Director Recalled From Cairo

The USAID director in Cairo abruptly returned to the US as a rift between the Obama administration and Egypt's caretaker gov't widens.

USAID Director Recalled From Cairo

US Funds PA ‘Peace Campaign’

The US has spent $250,000 to fund a Palestinian Authority PR campaign that it is "peace partner.” Left-Wing Israelis are behind the publicity.

US Funds Left-Wing PA ‘Peace Partner’ PR Campaign

Left-Wing PR: PA Wants Peace

A new left-wing PR campaign seeks to persuade the Israeli public that the PA truly wants peace – despite all indications to the contrary.

Left-Wing Campaign: PA Wants Peace

Israel: No PA Presence in J'lem

The US government is pressuring Israel to let the PA re-establish an official foothold in Jerusalem. PMO spokesman Mark Regev says it won't happen.

PM's Office: J'lem to Remain Undivided, No PA Offices to Open

Cuba Holds Jew as 'US Spy'

A 60-year-old American Jew is being held on suspicion of being a spy for the United States. The man, Alan Gross, was arrested in Cuba last month.

Jewish Social Worker Held as ‘Spy’ in Cuba