Readout of Secretary Mattis’ Call with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman

Pentagon spokesman Capt. Jeff Davis provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis spoke by phone today with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to underscore his unwavering commitment to Israel’s security. The secretary … [Continue reading]

Wasp Amphibious Ready Group Completes Deployment

NORFOLK (NNS) — More than 4,000 Sailors and Marines from the Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed a six-month deployment when the ships arrived at Norfolk Naval Station and Joint Expeditionary … [Continue reading]

Readout of Secretary Carter’s Meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman

 Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:   Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met today with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The meeting took place in Tel Aviv ahead of Secretary Carter and Minister … [Continue reading]

Carter Helps Top Israeli Officials Celebrate Arrival of F-35s

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12, 2016 — At Israel’s Nevatim Air Base this evening, Defense Secretary Ash Carter helped Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and hundreds of observers celebrate the arrival of two F-35A … [Continue reading]

Air Mobility Command enables delivery of Israel’s first F-35s

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. (AFNS) — Air Mobility Command Airmen worked around the clock to ensure Israel’s first two F-35 aircraft were delivered Dec. 12, making the U.S. ally the only country in the Middle East flying a fifth generation … [Continue reading]

Readout of Secretary Carter’s Meeting with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman

 Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:   Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met today with Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. The meeting took place in Tel Aviv ahead of Secretary Carter and Minister … [Continue reading]

MKs Haskel, Yonah on official visit to Chile to strengthen parliamentary ties

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(MKs Haskel and Yonah meet with Chilean officials) In the framework of the strengthening of ties between the Knesset and various parliaments in Latin America, MKs Sharren Haskel (Likud) and Yoseph Yonah (Zionist Camp) traveled to Chile for an … [Continue reading]

Chinese Parliament Speaker Dejiang to visit the Knesset next week

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Zhang Dejiang, the chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People`s Congress of China, is scheduled to visit the Knesset this coming Tuesday as a guest of Knesset Speaker Yuli-Yoel Edelstein. The National People`s Congress is the national … [Continue reading]