Israel and the US

Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

Israel is blocking two US Democratic lawmakers and prominent critics of Israel from visiting, BBC reports. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were due to visit the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem next week. Both have supported …

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Tel Aviv City Hall lights up in solidarity with U.S.

The facade of the Tel Aviv-Yafo municipality building lit up last night with the colors of the U.S. flag in solidarity with the United States, which was struck by mass deadly shootings over the weekend. "Tel Aviv City Hall lit …

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 Pompeo to visit Israel ahead of April election

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Israel ahead of its April 9 election, State Department spokesman Robert Palladino said. In addition, Pompeo plans to visit Lebanon, Israel and Kuwait …

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U.S. closes embassy in Jerusalem

The United States consulate in Jerusalem will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel today, the State Department said. The decision to create a single diplomatic mission in Jerusalem was announced last October by Secretary of …

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Pompeo to meet Netanyahu in Brazil

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu while visiting Brazil for the inauguration of President-elect Jair Bolsonaro on January 1, the State …

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Netanyahu and Trump discuss actions against Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed the U.S. forces’ withdrawal from Syria in the phone conversation, according to the statement issued by Israeli Prime …

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Netanyahu and Pompeo to discuss Middle East

Israel'sPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels later on Monday, the Israeli prime minister’s office said in a statement. According to the …

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US to spend $ 38 billion on Israel in 10 years

A separate law on multi-year financing of Israel’s defense for $ 38 billion was recently passed by the US Congress. Its development was motivated by the need to protect military aid to Tel Aviv, regardless of what the future Congresses and …

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 Israeli military says examining F-35 fighters

Israel’s military said it was testing its fleet of F-35 fighters after receiving findings from U.S. investigators that a different model of the plane had a fuel systems flaw. The military, on Twitter, stopped short of saying the …

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