U.S. backs another $680M for Israeli Iron Dome

U.S. backs another $680M for Israeli Iron Dome

TEL AVIV, Israel, April 30 (UPI) -- A key U.S. House of Representatives panel has approved another $680 million for anti-missile defenses for the Israel.
Congress seeks more U.S. aid for Iron Dome

Congress seeks more U.S. aid for Iron Dome

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 23 (UPI) -- Members the U.S. Congress want President Obama to provide funds to help Israel produce more batteries of the Iron Dome counter-rocket system.
Hezbollah brags about missiles

Hezbollah brags about missiles

BEIRUT, Lebanon, May 26 (UPI) -- Hezbollah's missiles will remain in place to protect Lebanon from Israeli aggression, the secretary-general of the Shiite resistance movement said.

U.S. mulls military aid to Lebanon

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) -- U.S. weapons shipments to the Lebanese military are under review while lawmakers in Beirut struggle to form a new government, the Pentagon said.
Berman lifts ban on aid to Lebanon

Berman lifts ban on aid to Lebanon

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- U.S. assistance to the Lebanese military won't fall into the hands of Hezbollah, a U.S. lawmaker said after lifting a ban on military aid.

Iran renews aid offer to Lebanese forces

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Iran is ready to help equip the Lebanese army at the request of Beirut, the Iranian ambassador to Lebanon said.

U.S. favoring Lebanese military aid

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- It is important to U.S. and Lebanese national security interests to continue providing assistance to the Lebanese military, the U.S. State Department said.
Hezbollah wants Iran to arm Lebanese Army

Hezbollah wants Iran to arm Lebanese Army

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah called on the Lebanese government to seek Iran's assistance in providing arms for the Lebanese army.

U.S. reviews Hezbollah concerns over aid

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Washington is planning to review the military assistance program to Lebanon following concerns over Hezbollah's ties to the military, a spokesman said.

House leaders oppose defense cuts

WASHINGTON, April 27 (UPI) -- A proposed $4 billion cut to the international affairs budget is a threat to U.S. national security, the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said.
Ankara watching U.S. measure on Armenia

Ankara watching U.S. measure on Armenia

ANKARA, Turkey, March 3 (UPI) -- Turkish leaders said they hope U.S. lawmakers will use common sense when considering a resolution on atrocities committed against Armenians.

U.S. measure on Armenia angers Turkey

ANKARA, Turkey, March 1 (UPI) -- Washington should understand the harm that a resolution on alleged genocide in Armenia would have to relations with Turkey, officials said Monday in Ankara.

Keep Magrahi locked up, U.S. lawmaker says

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- U.S. lawmakers expressed concern over the possible compassionate release of a Libyan national convicted in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103.
U.S. lawmakers condemn raid on Camp Ashraf

U.S. lawmakers condemn raid on Camp Ashraf

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The Iraqi government must honor its commitments regarding the security for Iranian dissidents under siege in an enclave in Diyala province, U.S. officials say.

U.S. House targets Iranian energy sector

WASHINGTON, July 23 (UPI) -- The chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee said he will push ahead with new economic sanctions on the Iranian energy sector.
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