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  • UPDATE: White House says U.S. has not cut off aid to Egypt

    August 20, 2013 | 12:40 pm

    Media reports that suggest the United States has cut off aid to Egypt are not accurate, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday, adding that the Obama administration is still reviewing its options.

    "That review has not concluded and ... published reports to the contrary that...

  • Leahy: Legislation does not target Israeli military

    August 16, 2011 | 4:51 pm

    The office of Sen. Patrick Leahy denied an Israeli newspaper report that the Vermont Democrat wants to cut off U.S. funds to several Israeli military units.

    A spokesman for the senator told Politico that the Haaretz report “contains significant inaccuracies.”

    Haaretz reported...

  • U.S. Senator seeks to cut aid to elite IDF units operating in West Bank and Gaza

    August 15, 2011 | 9:45 pm

    U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy is promoting a bill to suspend U.S. assistance to three elite Israel Defense Forces units, alleging they are involved in human rights violations in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

    Leahy, a Democrat and senior member of the U.S. Senate, wants assistance...