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Bipartisan US lawmakers from both houses of the Congress on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at bolstering defense cooperation between Israel and several Arab states with the Pentagon's explicit involvement, in order to "thwart threats from Iran and its proxies."
US President Joe Biden agreed to visit Israel in the coming months during a call with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on Sunday. Iran is taking the center stage during the forthcoming talks.
Tel Aviv will address its misgivings about an emerging new Iran nuclear deal in future bilateral arrangements with Washington, an Israeli official said on Monday.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met with Israeli Minister of military affairs Benny Gantz on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. They have discussed Abraham Accords as well as Iran's nuclear program.
U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Jerusalem on Wednesday as part of a Congressional delegation. She reiterated the United States' "iron clad" support for Israel's security.
Several US lawmakers have rejected Amnesty’s report accusing Israel of committing the crime of apartheid against Palestinians – with some accusing the group of fueling antisemitism.
The United States and Israel are the main obstacles to the total elimination of chemical weapons worldwide, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Zahra Ershadi says.
Four senior Israeli officials who attended meetings in Jerusalem with US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan told Axios they came away reassured that Washington is ready to take a harder line on Iran if necessary and to take Tel Aviv’s views into account. He has sketched out three possible near-term scenarios on Iran’s nuclear program, according to Israeli officials.
White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan is expected to travel to Israel next week for discussions on Iran as negotiations continue in Vienna on a US possible return to the 2015 nuclear deal, three senior Israeli officials told Axios.
The possibility of joint military drills involving the United States and Israel is a destabilizing factor, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told reporters on Thursday.
There is an internal debate inside the Israeli government about the best way to influence the US position regarding Iran, with Minister of Defense Benny Gantz and Foreign Minister Yair Lapid growing concerned with Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's increasingly confrontational approach, Israeli officials say.
The iPhones of at least nine US state department officials were recently hacked by a government using NSO Group spyware, according to a new report that raised serious questions about the use of Israeli surveillance tools against US government officials around the world.
Reports say Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has recently said he pushed back against US President Joe Biden on Iran’s nuclear program, the reopening of the US consulate in East Jerusalem to handle Palestinian issues, and Israeli settlement building.
U.S. and Israels officials held secret talks on Iran last week to discuss a possible “plan B” if nuclear talks do not resume, two senior Israeli officials told Axios.
Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has deplored the so-called deal of the century proposed by the US as “the treason of the century”, expressing Tehran’s readiness to cooperate with the regional states to foil such major plot against the Islamic community.
The “Deal of the Century” was orchestrated by the United States and Israel in order to remove Palestine from the geography of the world.
An invitation by the Republican speaker of the House to the Israeli prime minister to address a joint session of Congress without consulting the White House is a token of appreciation by Republicans to Israel.