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Senator Calls on Washington to Cut Aid to Israel

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 annuallyAnnie Lubin, 08/01/2013 07:48
State Department: More Money Should be Freed to PA

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.Elad Benari, 30/12/2011 05:12
Congress Frees 20% of Aid to the PA

Congress Frees 20% of Aid to the PA

American lawmakers free $40 million in frozen economic and humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority.Elad Benari, 29/12/2011 09:47
Clinton Clashes with Perry Santorum over Gays

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.Amiel Ungar, 08/12/2011 15:41
Obama Fails to Purchase Egypt's Elections

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.Gabe Kahn., 07/12/2011 19:11
Ros-Lehtinen Caves on PA Funds

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.'Gabe Kahn., 07/11/2011 21:05
Report: Israel May Cut Ties With UNESCO

Report: Israel May Cut Ties With UNESCO

Following the accession of the Palestinian Authority to UNESCO Israel is considering cutting ties with the body.Gabe Kahn., 31/10/2011 23:17
Abbas: US Aid Cut Hurts Peace Process

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.Gabe Kahn., 07/10/2011 14:01
PA Unshod By US Aid Freeze

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.Gabe Kahn., 04/10/2011 20:47
U.S. Administration Working to Unblock PA Aid

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.Elad Benari, 04/10/2011 06:15
Ashton Vows Aid for PA Amid US Cuts

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.Gabe Kahn., 03/10/2011 18:35
Report: PA Could Collapse Without US Aid

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.Gabe Kahn., 20/09/2011 20:22
PA Statehood Bid More Dangerous Than Hamas

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.' Gabe Kahn., 31/08/2011 18:45
Analysis: Egypt's Strategic Balance Sheet

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. Gabe Kahn., 31/08/2011 18:04
Congress Against PA Bid

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.Gabe Kahn., 08/07/2011 15:19
US Senate Opposes PA 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.Gabe Kahn., 30/06/2011 00:15
 Egypt, Tunisia to get Billions

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.Maayana Miskin, 27/05/2011 15:00
Super-Hercules #2 Sold to Israel

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.Gil Ronen, 01/05/2011 18:48
Abbas Rejects Third Intifada

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.Gabe Kahn., 20/04/2011 20:09
‘US Aid Not Worth the Price’

‘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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/01/2011 14:12
Help Arrives; Planes Battle Fire

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.Maayana Miskin, 03/12/2010 12:21
US Approves Aid for Iron Dome

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.Maayana Miskin, 21/05/2010 12:18
Barak: US Gives Us Ammo

Barak: US Gives Us Ammo

Defense Minister explained to reporters why an offer from the US is an offer Israel can't refuse. Gil Ronen, 28/03/2010 20:26