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Haley: PA may lose US aid if they don't return to negotiations

US Ambassador to the UN warns PA refusal to negotiate, attacks on US as a mediator may have consequences.

Haley: PA may lose US aid if they don't return to negotiationsplayer

U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

The United States has quietly unblocked almost $500 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority which had been frozen by Congress.

U.S. Quietly Unblocks Financial Aid to PA

US Secy of State Fights for $700 Million in PA Aid

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is fighting to send the Palestinian Authority nearly $700 million in aid despite budget cuts.

US Secy of State Fights for $700 Million in Aid to PA

Senator Calls on Washington to Cut Aid to Israel

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 annually

US Senator Visits Jerusalem, Calls on Washington to Cut Aid

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.

State Department: More Money Should be Freed to PA

Congress Frees 20% of Aid to the PA

American lawmakers free $40 million in frozen economic and humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority.

Congress Frees 20% of Aid to the PA

Clinton Clashes with Perry Santorum over Gays

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.

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

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

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.'

Ros-Lehtinen Caves on PA Funds

Report: Israel May Cut Ties With UNESCO

Following the accession of the Palestinian Authority to UNESCO Israel is considering cutting ties with the body.

Report: Israel May Cut Ties With UNESCO

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.

Abbas: US Aid Cut Hurts Peace Process

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

U.S. Administration Working to Unblock PA Aid

The Obama administration is in "intensive" discussion with lawmakers to release $200 million in blocked aid to the PA.

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

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.

Ashton Vows Aid for PA Amid US Cuts

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.

Report: PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

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.'

Steinitz: PA Statehood Bid More Dangerous Than Hamas

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.

Analysis: Egypt's Strategic Balance Sheet

Congress Against PA 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.

US Congress Opposes PA Statehood Bid

US Senate Opposes PA 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.

US Senate Opposes PA Statehood Bid

Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions

The United States, Qatar and the World Bank are among those pledging billions in aid to Egypt. Tunisia to get help as well.

 Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions in Aid

Super-Hercules #2 Sold to Israel

U.S. government also gives go-ahead to initial funding for a third C-130J aircraft intended for the IAF.

US Approves Sale of Second Super-Hercules to Israel

Abbas Rejects Third Intifada

PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said he 'would not accept' a third intifada, reiterated he would seek a UN declaration of a PA state.

Abbas Rejects Third Intifada; Beats Unilateralist Drums

‘US Aid Not Worth the Price’

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.

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

Help Arrives; Planes Battle Fire

Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Britain, and Cyprus send firefighting aircraft to Israel. Jordan, Russia, U.S. to send help as well.

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

US Approves Aid for Iron Dome

The US Congress has approved $205 million in aid for Israel to go to the Iron Dome rocket defense system.

US Congress Approves Iron Dome Spending

Barak: US Gives Us Ammo

Defense Minister explained to reporters why an offer from the US is an offer Israel can't refuse.

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