Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Former ambassadors: Friedman is 'unqualified'

Five former ambassadors to Israel write Senate, claim David Friedman is unfit to serve as ambassador to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/16/2017, 3:45 AM

Senate to hold hearing for US Amb. to Israel this week

Senate Foreign Relations Committee announces hearing this Thursday for nomination of David Friedman as Ambassador to Israel.Tal Polon, 2/12/2017, 11:19 AM

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