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U.S., Israel Close Many Gaps in Defense Aid Talks, Hope for Deal Soon

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Aug 3 – The United States and Israel have closed many of the remaining gaps in negotiations over a new multibillion-dollar military aid package for Washington’s top Middle East ally, and the two sides hope to reach a deal soon, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday. Jacob Nagel, acting head

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U.S., Israel Narrow Differences for New Talks on Defense Aid

By Patricia Zengerle and Dan Williams WASHINGTON/JERUSALEM, Aug 1 – The United States and Israel have narrowed their differences over what could be decisive negotiations this week to seal a multibillion-dollar military aid package for Washington’s top Middle East ally, officials said on Monday. Raising hopes for removal of a key sticking point, Israel has

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