Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Senate committee approves Tillerson for Secretary of State

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes in favor of sending Rex Tillerson's nomination as Secretary of State to the full Senate.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2017, 1:08 AM

IAEA Chief to Discuss Iran Deal with Senators

UN nuclear watchdog chief will meet with Senate Committee on Foreign Relations to discuss his agency's monitoring role in Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 7/31/2015, 11:21 PM

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Approves Iran Bill

Senate Foreign Relations Committee unanimously approves legislation that would require Congress approval of deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 4/15/2015, 12:15 AM

Concern Over Iran Sanctions After Menendez Charged

Whatever the fate of New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez, the charges he faces could stymie attempts to impose new sanctions on Iran.Yaakov Levi, 4/2/2015, 12:03 PM

Senators Agree to Delay Vote on Iran Deal Legislation

Foreign Relations Committee's vote on law forcing Obama to submit Iran deal for Congress approval postponed to April 14.Elad Benari, 3/20/2015, 6:12 AM

Senators May Vote Next Week on Iran-Related Legislation

Senate Foreign Relations Committee may act as soon as next week on a bill allowing Congress to approve or reject Iran deal.Elad Benari, 3/17/2015, 6:16 AM

Menendez Pulls Pro-Israel Bill that would Divide Democrats

Amended U.S.-Israel Strategic Partnership Act would have let Congress vote for or against a deal with Iran, over its nuclear program.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2014, 8:31 AM

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.Elad Benari, 3/4/2014, 4:15 AM

Senate Panel Votes in Favor of Syria Military Strike

Senate Foreign Relations Committee votes 10-7 in favor of using force in Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 11:22 PM

McCain Does Not Support Senate Resolution on Syria

Senator McCain says he does not support the latest Senate resolution on military force against Syria "in its current form."Elad Benari, Canada, 9/4/2013, 8:03 PM

Senate Committee May Vote Wednesday on Syria Strike

Senators reportedly reach an agreement on a resolution for military force in Syria. Vote expected Wednesday.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 3:45 AM

Hagel: Failure to Act in Syria Hurts Our Credibility on Iran

Hagel to Senate committee: Failure to take action in Syria's will damage America's pledge to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.Elad Benari, 9/4/2013, 2:14 AM

Senate Panel Approves Power's Nomination for UN Envoy

Samantha Power, Obama's pick to serve as UN envoy, approved by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.Elad Benari, 7/24/2013, 5:15 AM