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Obama Signs Funding Package For Israel's Iron Dome

AP | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama signed a bill Monday granting an additional $225 million in U.S. taxpayer dollars for Israel's Iron Dome mi...

Congress Approves $225 Million For Israeli 'Iron Dome' System

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Congress approved $225 million in emergency funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile defense system on Friday...

Senate Approves Additional Iron Dome Funding For Israel

AP | By BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 08.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress approved a $225 million package to replenish Israel's missile defenses with its last order of business before a five-week...

Lawmakers Scramble To Seal Aid Package For Israel

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and Republicans in Congress vowed urgent support Tuesday for a $225 million missile defense package for Israel, boosting...

Senate Panel Doubles Money For Israel's Iron Dome

AP | By DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is showing tangible support for longtime ally Israel as Gaza militants fire rockets, backing a measure that would double ...

Iron Dome: Israel's Game-Changer

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 07.10.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's "Iron Dome" defense system has emerged as a game-changer in the current round of violence with Hamas militants in the Gaza...

Israel Deploys Missile Defense Near Jerusalem

AP | Posted 11.08.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military has deployed an "Iron Dome" missile defense battery in the outskirts of Jerusalem. Associated Press video foot...

Israel Deploys 'Iron Dome' In Preparation For Syria Strike

AP | Posted 10.31.2013 | World

JERUSALEM — The Israeli military says it has deployed an "Iron Dome" missile defense battery in the Tel Aviv area. With the U.S. threatening to...

New Israeli Defense System Could Shoot Down Iranian Missiles

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 02.25.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Israel and the U.S. on Monday carried out a successful test of the next-generation Arrow 3 missile defense system, for the first time sen...

How Israel's Iron Dome Is Also Saving Palestinian Lives

Dan Rather | Posted 03.24.2013 | World
Dan Rather

In 2008, Israel responded with a brutal aerial bombardment and ground invasion that left more than 1,000 Palestinians dead. November's conflict left about 150 Palestinians dead. How do you explain the stark difference in the death toll?

Iron Dome Shootdowns Cost Israel $25-$30 Million

Reuters | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Israel's Iron Dome interceptions of Palestinian rockets during eight days of Gaza fight...

A Closer Look At Israel's Iron Dome System

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.20.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- In four days of fighting against Gaza-based militants, Israel has used a missile-defense system called "Iron Dome" to intercept rockets f...

Gaza Rocket Attacks Shake Israel's Metropolitan Areas

Anav Silverman | Posted 01.02.2012 | World
Anav Silverman

On the same day that the Sheetrit family's home was struck by rocket shrapnel, an Ashkelon man, Moshe Ami, a father of four, was killed in a rocket attack on his way home.