The $3 billion aid package is to see Riyadh fund the transfer of vehicles, helicopters, drones, cannons and other military equipment from France to the Lebanese army.
The new foreign aid charter, revised for the first time in 12 years and approved by Abe's government, also extended official development assistance to richer nations.
Both measures, passed as part of wider bills by Congress this month, aim to give lawmakers more oversight over arms sales at a time of rapid political and national security changes in the Middle East
Media reports in Israel say that they are identical to the ones that were used in the recent Gaza attacks.
A number of potential deals under discussion in recent months could benefit from concessional financing from Tokyo.
According to Israeli radio, the purchase deal was finalized during a visit by Ya'alon to Washington earlier this month.
He said the recovery of the Egyptian economy was an important issue for Washington, describing small projects as an engine of development.
Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said at the time that the helicopters would support Egypt's counter-terrorism operations in the Sinai Peninsula.
Congress granted authorization to the president earlier this week.
If Obama signs it into law as expected, the authority to train and arm the rebels would expire on Dec. 11.
Written as an amendment to a stopgap spending bill, the measure does not include any money to pay for the arms and training
Some lawmakers expressed reservations about what has been called a "war vote." But many were pleased to have oversight of the expansion of what had been a limited, covert operation
General David Rodriguez, the head of U.S. Africa Command, said some of the money would go on equipment to detect improvised explosive devices, new boats and training.
Outstanding government-approved contracts for export of dual use or military goods to Israel are worth more than 7.8 billion pounds ($13 billion).
Obama said the United States would continue to work on a day-by-day, week-by-week basis to determine what Ukraine needed to defend itself against separatists who were backed by Moscow.
The aircraft would be equipped with Hellfire missiles, machine guns and other sophisticated military technology
Abdel-Ati said the comparison between Egypt and Israel was unacceptable and unjustified
Chief-of-staff of the FSA's Supreme Military Council said that Washington was bypassing the SMC in sending weapons directly to groups that were hard to control.
Congressmen Neri Colmenares, Antonio Tinio, Terry Ridon, and Luz Ilagan and street activists led by Renato Reyes asked the Supreme Court for a temporary order to restrain implementation of the pact.
Dempsey spoke of common Egyptian and U.S. interests in fighting militants, pointing to the growing threat in the Sinai peninsula and from the turmoil in neighboring Libya.
Many Obama administration officials question the need to restore Egypt to its place as the premier U.S. partner in the Arab world