House committee advances Jordan MOU amidst rare Congressional critique of Amman

Friday, December 15, 2017

WASHINGTON – On Thursday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed legislation that would re-authorize a new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen U.S. defense ties with Jordan….

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Senators offer competing views on Lebanese PM’s resignation

Friday, November 10, 2017

WASHINGTON – Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri’s resignation during a trip in Saudi Arabia on Saturday stunned many political analysts in Beirut and across the region. “Iran has…

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PA’s Zomlot calls for US forces in the West Bank

Monday, October 2, 2017

WASHINGTON – In a lengthy briefing with reporters on Monday, Husam Zomlot, a top Palestinian diplomat, called for American soldiers to provide security in the West Bank during…

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CFR’s Haass: Only ‘Optimist on Steroids’ Believes Syrian Ceasefire Will Hold

Monday, July 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – After six years of horrific bloodshed across Syria, President Donald Trump has invested presidential credibility towards negotiating a ceasefire with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in…

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In Riyadh, Obama Defends Nuclear Talks with Iran

Thursday, April 21, 2016

President Barack Obama strongly defended the nuclear negotiations with Iran at the end of the US-GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Thursday. Speaking at…

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U.S. Customs Renews Order Labeling Israeli Settlement Products

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Is the U.S. joining the EU in labeling Israeli settlement products? On January 23, the U.S. Customs released a statement reminding American importers that goods produced in the…

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Bipartisan House Resolution Calls Out EU For Labeling Israeli Products

Thursday, December 17, 2015

The U.S. House of Representatives is moving in a bipartisan manner to declare that the recent decision by the EU to label products from Israeli settlements and the…

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Obama, Netanyahu Briefly Meet in Paris

Monday, November 30, 2015

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama met for the second time in a month as the two attended the UN’s Climate Change Summit in Paris…

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Obama Condemns Terror Attack in Shiva Call to Parents of Ezra Schwartz

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

President Barack a Obama spoke with the parents of Ezra Schwartz HY”D and offered condolences for the tragic murder of their teenaged son during a phone call on…

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Dermer Blasts World’s Confusion on Islamic Terror, Treatment of Israel

Monday, November 23, 2015

The lineup of speakers at the Zionist Organization of America’s annual Louis D. Brandeis Awards dinner at the Grand Hyatt in NY Sunday evening, turned out to serve…

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