Some US lawmakers are calling for the Obama administration to shut off aid to Egypt in the aftermath of the army's lethal crackdown on protesters. But untangling the aid relationship with Cairo would not be simple and could be costly for the
The US plans to provide medical supplies and food to Syrian fighters, a policy shift to directly help those battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces on the ground, sources familiar with the matter said.
The sources, who spo
Bahrain's military is in line for a $19.5 million cash injection from the US government, a report said.
The funding was provisionally assigned by the US Senate Appropriations Committee as part of the Department of State Foreign Operations
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton will pledge more than $900 million for the Palestinians at a donors conference today (March 2), according to a US official.
However, only a third of that is earmarked directly for Gaza, the US official
The US government will provide $550 million in direct financial support to the Palestinian Territories in 2008, a senior US Treasury official said.
It also aims to leverage more in private investment funds to help spur the Palestinia
Washington on Monday gave Jordan an extra $78 million in mostly security aid to bolster the country's defences, bringing total assistance this year to $532 million, officials said.
Planning Minister Suhair al-Ali told reporters after signi
The United States sealed a deal on Thursday to provide Israel with $30 billion in defence grants over the next decade.
This is a 25 percent boost that Washington describes as strengthening a bulwark against Iran.
At a signing cerem