Israel and the US

Biden tells Netanyahu he supports ceasefire

U.S. President Joe Biden, in a call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, expressed his support for a ceasefire in the fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants, the White House said. "The President …

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Pentagon vows to help Israel keep military superiority

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper pledged to help maintain Israel's military superiority in the Middle East, amid its concerns over a possible US sale of F-35 fighters to the United Arab Emirates. "A cornerstone of our …

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Israel approves 'Trump Heights' settlement

Israel began preparations for a new settlement in the Golan Heights named after US President Donald Trump, following Israeli government approval on Sunday. "We will start today with practical steps to construct Ramat Trump in …

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Pompeo travels to Israel amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo has arrived in Israel amid the coronavirus pandemic to discuss U.S.-backed plans to annex large parts of the Palestinian territories. The single-stop visit – Pompeo’s first in nearly …

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Netanyahu and Trump to discuss future of Israel

U.S. President Donald Trump will hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his political opponent, Blue and White leader Benny Gantz on January 28, the White House's press …

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Trump speaks with Netanyahu about Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran and other issues, the White House said in a brief statement. "The leaders discussed the threat from …

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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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