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  • House appropriators warn Abbas on funding in wake of terrorism wave

    October 22, 2015 | 9:26 am

    Two top congressional appropriators warned Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that U.S. funds are contingent on tamping down incitement during the current wave of violence.

    Reps. Kay Granger, R-Texas, the chairwoman of the House Foreign Operations subcommittee of the...

  • Jewish groups as one backing congressional letter on anti-Semitism

    September 8, 2014 | 1:23 pm

    A bipartisan congressional resolution urging increased action by the United States and other countries to address resurgent anti-Semitism has wall-to-wall Jewish organizational support.

    In a letter to colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives seeking co-sponsorship of the...

  • House appropriations bill would sustain Egypt funding

    July 19, 2013 | 9:50 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives foreign operations appropriations bill now under consideration does not stop assistance to Egypt despite the recent coup, in part because of considerations of Israeli security.

    “Everyone is closely watching the situation in Egypt, and the...

  • Kay Granger and Nita Lowey, the congressional couple that’s odd for getting along

    October 18, 2011 | 5:29 pm

    In any other town at any other time they would be a boring, if worthy, pair: Wonkish grandmothers sorting through nitty-gritty foreign policy and budgetary details to keep their country influential and safe.

    But in Washington at a time of intense partisan rancor, the friendly and...

  • Appropriators warn UNESCO on ‘Palestine’

    October 7, 2011 | 3:44 pm

    The U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee that controls foreign funding warned UNESCO in a letter that it risks a funding cutoff if it gives the Palestinians statehood status.

    “Any recognition of Palestine as a Member State would not only jeopardize the hope for a resumption of...