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U.S. and Israel strengthen economic and scientific ties

By ShareAmerica -Nov 29, 2019 The United States and Israel have been economic and political allies for more than 70 years. (© Ruskpp/Shutterstock) The United States and Israel continue to build their  economic partnership  and expand scientific collaboration. (State Dept./Photo © Amir Cohen/AP Images) More than 80 U.S. and Israeli officials gathered in Washington in October to ...
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U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location: Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Gaza Event: The U.S. Embassy has lifted the prohibition on U.S. government employee travel to Jerusalem’s Old City (announced in the Security Alert of November 18, 2019), with the exception of the areas near and inside Damascus Gate, Herod’s Gate, Lion’s Gate, and Chain Gate.  U.S. government employees are also now ...
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Secretary Pompeo Comments on Israeli Civilian Settlement Activity

Secretary Pompeo: After carefully studying all sides of the legal debate, this Administration agrees with President Reagan. The establishment of Israeli civilian settlements in the West Bank is not per se inconsistent with international law. The full video of Secretary Pompeo’s remarks to the media today can be viewed here and on YouTube at  https://youtu.be/iS_Xe3BcK80?t=1691 . ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Jerusalem

Location:  Gaza, Southern Israel Event:  Rockets continue to impact the Gaza periphery, the cities of Ashdod and Ashkelon, and areas across southern Israel.  U.S. government employees and their family members are temporarily restricted from personal travel to and through areas with active red alert sirens or rocket activity, as the situation remains unpredictable.  Personnel currently ...
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