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Pence, Nikki Haley to Address Upcoming AIPAC Conference

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), whose annual policy conference draws more than 15,000 people and is arguably the world’s largest pro-Israel gathering, Thursday announced the highest-level dignitaries who will address the lobby’s 2017 conference later this month.

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Netanyahu Hopes U.S. Will Reject UN Resolution on Palestinian Statehood

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday he hoped the United States would continue to reject any move towards a U.N. Security Council resolution backing Palestinian statehood. “A Security Council Resolution to pressure Israel would further harden Palestinian positions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks together with German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrive to speak to the media at the Chancellery on October 21, 2015 in Berlin, Germany.

Kasich Calls For ‘Active Steps’ To Strengthen U.S.-Israel Ties

Presidential candidate John Kasich called on Monday for “active steps” to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Israel, including suspending U.S. participation in the Iran deal and helping the Jewish state strengthen relationships with Arab countries in the Persian Gulf.

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Biden Says ‘Watching Iran Like a Hawk’ on Nuclear Deal

Vice President Joe Biden has warned that the United States is watching Iran “like a hawk” to ensure compliance with the landmark nuclear deal. Tehran and six world powers, including the United States, agreed to the deal in July when

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AIPAC Vows to Fight Iran Deal ‘With the Entirety of Our Institutional Resources’

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the most influential pro-Israel group in the U.S. and one of the most powerful lobbying organizations in Washington, told key leaders on a conference call Wednesday that it would fight the Iran deal “with the entirety of our institutional resources.” AIPAC had said the day before that it needed time to study the details of the 159-page Iran nuclear agreement.

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