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Posted byon January 29, 2013 at 10:09 AM EDT
President Obama announced today that he has approved a new round of humanitarian assistance, an additional $155 million to provide for the urgent and pressing needs of civilians in Syria and refugees forced to flee the violence of the Assad regime. This brings America’s contribution to date to $365 million, making the United States the largest single donor of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people.
Posted byon September 7, 2012 at 12:22 PM EDT
The Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development shares an update on how U.S. support is helping the people of Yemen implement long-overdue political, military, and economic reforms
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 3:06 PM EDT
Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes sits down to discuss what to expect from the upcoming speech the President will deliver to service members at Fort Bliss.
Posted byon August 30, 2012 at 1:31 PM EDT
On August 31st, 2010, President Obama announced the end of combat missions in Iraq. Two years later, the President will speak to troops at Fort Bliss, Texas and we're calling on all Americans to share their messages of thanks and support for our veterans, troops, and military families.
Posted byon August 21, 2012 at 3:53 PM EDT
The United States is making it easier for individuals to contribute to earthquake relief efforts in Iran.
Posted byon July 27, 2012 at 3:38 PM EDT
The United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act is aimed at strengthening Israel's military edge.
Posted byon March 26, 2012 at 7:54 PM EDT
On Monday, March 26th, Senior Advisor to the President Valerie Jarrett addressed a crowd of over 2,500 at the J Street Conference where she reiterated the President's commitment to the State of Israel.
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 2:54 PM EDT
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control today issued guidance and licensing information to further support the free flow of information to citizens of Iran – a freedom the Iranian regime has consistently denied to its people
Posted byon March 20, 2012 at 9:05 AM EDT
Today is a holiday that reminds us of the rich culture of the Iranian people, and the extraordinary contributions that they have made to human history. Yet even as holidays like this underscore the connections that we share as human beings, the Government of Iran is going to great lengths to isolate the Iranian people by cutting them off from the outside world.
Posted byon March 8, 2012 at 11:27 AM EDT
The Director of the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office reflects on a trip to Israel as part of the continuing U.S.-Israel security cooperation.