US aid to Iraq may speed up despite billions already spent

The United States may accelerate US economic and military aid to Iraq with the end of Nuri al-Maliki`s eight-year reign but will first want proof that the country`s new leaders have abandoned his sectarian ways.

Central America to ask for US aid to stem immigration

The leaders of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala plan to ask US President Barack Obama for help funding projects to stem immigration during White House talks next week.

US vows more aid to Iraq in militant fight

The United States on Wednesday vowed to boost aid to Iraq as it scrambled to respond to a lightning offensive by jihadists sweeping closer to Baghdad after seizing two cities.

Afghanistan`s `forgotten` poor wince as billions in aid go to badlands

For all the billions of dollars in foreign aid that have poured into Afghanistan over the past 12 years, Sajeda, her head-to-toe burqa covered in dust, sobs that the world has forgotten the poorest of the poor in the largely untroubled north of the country.

US raises aid to $86 million for typhoon-ravaged Philippines

The United States will provide an additional $25 million in humanitarian aid to the Philippines for typhoon relief, raising to $86 million its assistance to its major ally, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.

US justifies its decision to revive assistance to Pakistan

The United States has justified its decision to give USD 1.6 billion in economic and security assistance to Pakistan, arguing that the Obama administration is encouraged that the bilateral relationship has improved.

US aid ‘death warrant’, `disgrace` for Pakistan: Jamaat chief

Terming the monetary aid provided by the World Bank, IMF and the US as “death warrants” for the country’s self reliance, Jamaat-e-Islami chief also suspected that in lieu of the US aid, America will ask Pakistan to “do more”, reported The Nation.

Obama admin urges Congress to resume security aid to Pakistan

The Obama Administration has requested the Congress to resume security assistance to Pakistan, which now stands at 305 million US dollars for fiscal year 2014, a drop of 35 per cent against 2012 fiscal.

Syria crisis: Barack Obama to provide chemical weapon aid to rebels

US President Barack Obama will now send assistance to Syrian rebels to protect them from any such future attack that might take place in the war-torn country.

Reports of aid suspension to Egypt inaccurate: US

The United States has said reports of cutting off annual aid to Egypt by the Obama administration were inaccurate, as it is under a review, which has not been concluded yet.

Undue delay in visas disrupting US assistance to Pak: Report

The undue delay by Pakistan in issuing visas to American officials disrupts the delivery and oversight of US assistance worth billions of dollards to Islamabad, according to an official report.

US offers aid as Iran quake kills 40 in Pakistan

Pakistani troops scrambled on Wednesday to aid the remote victims of an earthquake centred in nearby Iran.

US aiding arms shipments to Syrian rebels: NYT

The US has been assisting Turkey and Arab nations boost their arms deliveries to Syrian rebels in recent months as the armed opposition attempts to unseat Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the New York Times reported.

US to give aid, armored vehicles to Syrian rebels

The United Sates is moving to provide Syrian rebels equipment such as body armor and armored vehicles, and would also offer them military training, American and European officials have said.

US aid to India drops during economic crisis

The US aid to India has dropped by over 25 per cent since 2010, as the country goes through a grave economic crisis.

US announces $12 mn humanitarian aid to Syria

US on Thursday approved an additional USD 12 million in humanitarian assistance to Syria.

`Stop US aid to Pakistan until Afridi is freed`

Shakil Afridi worked with the US to identify the whereabouts of Osama bin Laden`s family prior to the al Qaeda leader’s death.

`Withhold all US aid to Pak until Afridi is freed`

Two top American lawmakers have asked US President Barack Obama to withhold all aid to Pakistan until the country releases Dr Shakil Afridi.

US cuts aid to Pakistan over Afridi`s conviction

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called the jail term to a Pakistani doctor as unjust and unwarranted.

US house body passes bill to ‘punish’ Pakistan

The bill also prohibits the preferential procurement of goods or services from Pakistan till Islamabad re-opens the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan.