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RTX spokesperson Jeff Shockey (at lectern) talks about a new missile plant Raytheon-Rafael will build in East Camden, Arkansas, at a press conference Thursday. Behind him are, l to r, state Commerce Secretary Hugh McDonald, Ouachita Partnership for Economic Development director James Lee Silliman and Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders. (Facebook screenshot)

Southeast Arkansas to be home to new $33-million missile factory

BY: - October 26, 2023

An American-Israeli joint venture will build a $33-million missile plant in Southeast Arkansas, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders announced Thursday. The project, a partnership between Raytheon Technologies and Israel-based Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, will bring 30 jobs to Arkansas, the governor said. It will start producing missiles in 2025 for the Iron Dome and the American-equivalent SkyHunter […]

President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable with Jewish community leaders in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building Oct. 11, 2023 in Washington, D.C. Biden spoke about U.S. support for Israel following the Hamas terrorist attacks. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Biden administration working to recover U.S. hostages held by Hamas

BY: - October 11, 2023

U.S. officials are working to recover American hostages from the Middle East and provide aid to Israel as violence continues in the region following last weekend’s attack by Hamas, administration and congressional leaders said Wednesday. Speaking to Jewish community leaders at the White House late Wednesday afternoon, President Joe Biden said the administration was working […]