US Israel

Harris shows perception that US Jews back Israel still strong - analysis

The assumption underlying her recent comments is that Israel is important to her listeners, and that they do not share the Seth Rogen or Peter Beinart “who needs Israel” mindset.

27/08/2020
US, Israel urge UNSC to expand UNIFIL’s mandate

Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, said Tuesday night’s violent incident along the Israeli-Lebanese border, highlights the need for UNIFIL.

Nikki Haley: Obama, Biden led UN to denounce our friend Israel

Haley harshly criticized Obama-era foreign policies in relation to US-Israel ties, the Jerusalem embassy move, and votes in the UN on anti-Israel resolutions.

25/08/2020
Israeli-American scientist wins Wyoming's Democratic Senate primary

Ben-David, who had the backing of leading Democratic Party figures in the state, won 44% of the vote Tuesday in a three-way primary.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
19/08/2020
Israel, US close to signing deal on leaving China out of 5G infrastructure

Israel opened the tender to build its 5G network on August 4, the day before US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the expansion of the Clean Network initiative.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara vote at a Jerusalem polling station on March 2
Placing annexation in Trump’s hands will cost Netanyahu at the ballot box

The question of whether the country is going to its fourth cycle of elections in two years is a cliff-hanger political drama that changes by the hour.

Rep. Jamaal Bowman to NY newspaper: 'I am in full support of Israel'

Bowman added that he is "also in full support of the human rights of the Palestinian people."

Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden a
Despite some changes, Democratic Party platform no cause for concern

The term special relationship to define the Israeli-US ties – a feature in the platforms of 2000, 2004 and 2008, does not appear in this year’s platform.

28/07/2020
US Gen. Mark Milley in Israel amid tensions with Hezbollah

Top US general met with Defense Minister Benny Gantz, IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kochavi, Mossad head Yossi Cohen and spoke with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

NY consul post to be left vacant due to Blue and White indecision

Three sources confirmed that Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi has not even decided yet whether to appoint a professional diplomat from within the ranks of ministry or an outsider.

23/07/2020
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