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  • *U.S. to provide Israel $38 bln in military aid over 10 years. Deal phases out Israel ability to spend 26.3 pct locally. JERUSALEM, Sept 20- Israel's defence industry faces layoffs, closures and a scramble to set up shop in the United States following the signing of a new U.S. military aid package that phases out Israel's ability to spend a quarter of the funds on its own...

  • *U.S. to provide Israel $38 bln in military aid over 10 years. Deal phases out Israel ability to spend 26.3 pct locally. JERUSALEM, Sept 20- Israel's defense industry faces layoffs, closures and a scramble to set up shop in the United States following the signing of a new U.S. military aid package that phases out Israel's ability to spend a quarter of the funds on its own...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The United States will give Israel $38 billion in military assistance over the next decade, the largest such aid package in U.S. history, under a landmark agreement signed on Wednesday. Those include Israel's promise not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be guaranteed annually in the new package, and to phase out a...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- The United States will give Israel $38 billion in military aid over a decade, the largest such aid package in U.S. history, under an agreement disclosed this week and signed on Wednesday. The deal, whose details were reported by Reuters earlier, will allow Israel to upgrade most of its fighter aircraft, improve its ground forces' mobility and...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 14- President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that a new $38 billion aid package will help ensure Israel can defend itself from threats, commenting in a statement on the 10- year memorandum of understanding between the two nations.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington's closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have agreed on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and will sign the new pact on Wednesday, enshrining defense funding for Washington's closest Middle East ally for the next decade, officials said. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds from Congress beyond what will be...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record $38 billion package of U.S. military aid and the new 10- year pact is expected to be signed as early as Wednesday, sources close to the matter told Reuters. Those include Israel's agreement not to seek additional funds...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON/ JERUSALEM, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10- year pact is expected to be signed this week, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Those include Israel's agreement not to...

  • *Israel originally sought upwards of $4.5 billion a year. WASHINGTON/ JERUSALEM, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10- year pact is expected to be signed within days, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday. Those include Israel's agreement not to...

  • WASHINGTON/ JERUSALEM, Sept 13- The United States and Israel have reached final agreement on a record new package of at least $38 billion in U.S. military aid and the 10- year pact is expected to be signed within days, sources close to the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

  • Undeniably a connection between bombing attack and Erdogan's decision to get involved in the Syrian war

    Turkey "grasping at any straw" to defend itself against Islamic State and establish domestic stability, says CNBC's Hadley Gamble.

  • CNBC update: Baghdad bombing, Fallujah shooting

    A suicide car bomb attack ripped through a commercial area in Baghdad killing at least 15 civilians; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited a scene of an attack in Tel Aviv; Iraq releases footage showing airstrikes targeting ISIS positions in Fallujah, reports CNBC’s Sue Herera.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

    Many Israelis view the U.S. presidential contest as a choice between a predictable option in Clinton and a volatile one in Trump.

  • CNBC update: Freddie Gray verdict, Mideast talks

    The Baltimore officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of assault and reckless endangerment and one count of misconduct in the death of Freddie Gray; Iraq’s Prime Minister tells his countrymen the military operation to retake the city of Fallujah from ISIS militants has begun; Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes the French Prime Minister to Israel, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Brooklyn, New York

    Israel is cutting public transportation fares in what will be a welfare program that actually works.

  • CNBC update: J.P. Morgan workers encouraged to enjoy life

    John Kerry meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the process to end Syrian civil war; Pakistan mourns victims of attack; and J.P. Morgan Chase requires employees to take weekends off.

  • A file photo of The White House through the front fence.

    Monday's meeting will be clouded by the controversy following Netanyahu's appointment of a new spokesman who has spoken derisively about Obama.

  • History of US-Israel relations

    Dennis Ross, "Doomed to Succeed," author discusses the relationship between the United States and Israel as tensions continue to escalate in the Middle East.

  • Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

    U.S. and Iranian officials said talks on a final accord would likely run past a June 30 deadline.