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House to vote allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudis

House of Representatives to vote Friday on bill that would allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts.Ben Ariel, 9/8/2016, 4:42 AM

Congress blocks Iran-Boeing agreement

House of Representatives passes amendments authored by Rep. Peter Roskam to block the sales of Boeing and Airbus aircraft to Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/8/2016, 11:05 PM

House approves defense aid to Israel

House of Representatives passes defense spending bill which includes $635.7 million for U.S.-Israel missile defense programs.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2016, 6:14 AM

Congress: Germany must up aid for Shoah victims

US House of Representatives overwhelmingly backs resolution calling on Germany to increase aid to Holocaust survivors.JTA, 6/9/2016, 12:44 PM

House passes bill protecting circumcision

Bill broadens definition of 'violations of religious freedom' to include bris milah, shechita - and atheism.Ron Kampeas, 5/18/2016, 9:39 PM

House approves greater oversight of Iran deal

Republican-backed legislation would give Congress greater oversight of Iran deal. White House threatens veto.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 6:44 AM

House votes in favor of sanctions on North Korea

Legislation that would broaden sanctions over North Korea's nuclear program passes by a 418-2 vote.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2016, 1:46 AM

US Reps slam EU's 'boycott' labeling scheme

Bipartisan House members table resolution condemning EU for 'encouraging boycott of all Israeli goods,' in ploy for 'one-sided concessions.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/17/2015, 6:06 PM

House approves Hezbollah sanctions bill

By a 425-0, lawmakers approve sanctions on banks found to be knowingly handling transactions with Hezbollah.Ben Ariel, 12/17/2015, 6:44 AM

House passes legislation on visa waiver overhaul

New legislation would bar those from Iraq, Syria, Iran and Sudan from traveling to the United States without a visa.Ben Ariel, 12/9/2015, 4:44 AM

Democrats abandon Obama, vote to pause migrants

House of Representatives votes to ban influx of Syrian, Iraqi migrants until proper screening process in place.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/19/2015, 10:03 PM

Congress demands Abbas stop inciting terror

369 Representatives write letter to Abbas demanding he condemn terror, stop inciting, and renew direct peace talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/5/2015, 10:53 PM

House passes bill to help protect European Jews

House passes legislation urging United States and Europe to help keep Jews safe amid growing anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 11/5/2015, 5:44 AM

US passes unanimous res. against PA incitement

House resolution 293 condemns Abbas for inciting violence against Jews, Israelis - with unanimous and bipartisan support.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/4/2015, 12:50 PM

Fostering a culture of death has its price

The US House of Representatives has had the integrity to ignore the State Department and freeze funds to the PA. Mark Silverberg, 10/26/2015, 5:18 PM

House committee blasts PA over incitement

House Foreign Affairs Committee passes resolution condemning PA incitement, urges State Department to monitor the PA.Ben Ariel, 10/23/2015, 4:14 AM

House of Representatives Rejects Iran Deal

House of Representatives votes to reject deal with Iran; move will have no consequences for the deal's implementation.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/11/2015, 9:10 PM

Could Congress Sue Over Iran Sanctions Relief?

Obama failed to uphold critical laws regarding full disclosure in the Iran deal, legal expert notes - making a Congressional vote moot.Tova Dvorin, 9/11/2015, 8:37 AM

House Delays Vote on Iran Deal

Republicans claim Obama has kept some information on the Iran deal a secret, delay vote on procedural motion.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2015, 4:12 AM

House to Vote on Iran Deal Next Week

Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says the House will vote next week on a resolution disapproving the Iran deal.Elad Benari, 9/3/2015, 6:13 AM

Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Prevent Iran Deal

Representative Ed Royce introduces legislation that would prevent the implementation of the nuclear agreement with Iran.Elad Benari, 8/5/2015, 3:13 AM

Dermer Meets With House Republicans On Iran Deal

Israel's ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer, met with a group of House Republicans Wednesday to lobby against the Iran nuclear deal.Yaakov Levi, 7/23/2015, 8:30 AM

House Leader Urges Lawmakers to Back Iran Deal

Nancy Pelosi, Democratic leader in the House of Representatives, says deal with Iran is "a major accomplishment".Elad Benari, 7/21/2015, 4:15 AM

Congressman's Legislation Condemns Iran Deal

Congressman Peter Roskam introduces legislation, backed by 171 co-sponsors, which condemns the deal with Iran.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/18/2015, 12:12 AM

House Approves Closer Military Ties with Jordan

House of Representatives approves legislation to ramp up military cooperation with Jordan, including arms sales.Ben Ariel, 7/8/2015, 3:43 AM

US Resolution Against Rampant PA Incitement

Resolution to the House details PA anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement in violation of 'Oslo II,' and demands actions to counter it.Ari Yashar, 6/16/2015, 5:12 PM

New House Law Would Prohibit Embassy in Cuba

Proposed appropriations bill would prohibit funds for an American embassy or other diplomatic facility in Cuba.Ben Ariel, 6/3/2015, 2:44 AM

House Approves Iran Nuclear Review Bill

House of Representatives passes by a majority of 400-25 the bill that would give lawmakers the power to review a deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 5/15/2015, 6:12 AM

House Leader Supports Iran-Related Legislation

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says he supports bill that would force Obama to submit any agreement with Iran for Congress approval.Elad Benari, 4/14/2015, 6:15 AM

Congress Launches Taskforce to Fight Anti-Semitism

8 US Reps. launch new initiative to battle Jew hatred globally, noting 'political' excuses given don't hide base hatred of Jewish 'faith.'Ari Yashar, 3/24/2015, 4:10 PM

Jewish Democrats: End 'Firestorm' Over Netanyahu

Reps. Steve Israel, Ted Deutch and Nita Lowey say speaker John Boehner "politicized" U.S. relations with Israel.Elad Benari, 2/15/2015, 4:26 AM

Senators May Boycott Netanyahu's Congress Speech

A group of Democratic Senators consider boycotting Netanyahu's speech in protest of Boehner's 'disregard for US protocol.'Cynthia Blank, 2/5/2015, 9:25 AM

House Passes Bill Denying Benefits to Nazis

By a vote of 420-0, House passes bill that closes loopholes that allowed Nazi war criminals to collect social benefits.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2014, 3:43 AM

House Passes Resolution Condemning Anti-Semitism

House of Representatives unanimously passes a resolution condemning rise in anti-Semitism.Ben Ariel, 9/19/2014, 6:13 AM

House Approves Obama's Request to Arm Rebels

House approves President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels in the fight against the “Islamic State” group.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2014, 1:12 AM

U.S. Lawmakers Broaden the Sanctions on Hezbollah

House of Representatives votes to broaden financial sector sanctions on the Hezbollah terrorist group.Elad Benari and AFP, 7/23/2014, 6:12 AM

Cantor to Step Down as House Majority Leader

Eric Cantor, the only Jewish Republican in Congress, will step down after losing primary to Tea Party candidate.Elad Benari, 6/12/2014, 5:13 AM

Senators Promise to Pursue 'Sanctions Against Iran

83 senators sent a letter to Obama, urge him to warn Iran that continuing the nuclear program will result in sanctions.Elad Benari, 3/19/2014, 5:44 AM

Israel a 'Major Strategic Partner' of the U.S.

House of Representatives approves with an overwhelming majority the United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act.Elad Benari, 3/6/2014, 2:14 AM

US Bill: Academic Boycott? No Federal Funding

Bipartisan bill introduced Thursday revokes funding for US academic institutions boycotting Israel, 'admonishes anti-Semitism.'Ari Yashar, 2/7/2014, 9:57 AM

House Democrats Support Obama Against Sanctions

Reps. Lloyd Doggett and David Price mobilizing their colleagues against a bill to slap more sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 2/4/2014, 6:16 AM

House Concerned Over Uranium Enrichment

U.S. lawmakers concerned about Iran's ability to continue enriching uranium, say the Obama administration gave Iran too much in Geneva.Elad Benari, 12/5/2013, 4:41 AM

House Passes Budget Offer

Shutdown getting closer: House approves a counterproposal to rein in ObamaCare and fund the government, then the Senate rejects it.Elad Benari, 10/1/2013, 4:46 AM

Netanyahu Welcomes Tightening of U.S. Sanctions

"The House of Representatives has sent a clear message to Iran that international pressure will increase," says PM Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 8/2/2013, 5:12 AM

U.S. House Approves Tougher Sanctions on Iran

U.S. House votes 400-20 for a measure that would subject more Iranian goods and services to sanctions.Elad Benari, 8/1/2013, 4:16 AM

US to Help Israel 'Remove Existential Threats'

US passes bill that would make it policy to take to ensure it is American policy to take all steps to “remove existential threats" to IsraelRina Tzvi , 6/16/2013, 2:33 PM

Netanyahu Meets Members of the U.S. House

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets a bipartisan delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives led by Rep. Rob Wittman.Elad Benari, 1/29/2013, 6:12 AM

House Urges Obama to Prevent Yom Kippur Hate Forum

The House of Representatives introduced a resolution that calls on US to pressure UN to prevent Ahmadinejad from addressing GA on Yom KippurRachel Hirshfeld, 9/24/2012, 7:21 PM