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Senators Trying to Impose Sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan effort in Congress before nuclear deal deadline seeks to extend sanctions and not allow US to 'unilaterally disarm.'Ari Yashar, 6/26/2015, 10:56 AM

Senators Slam Obama for Hushing Up Iran Threat

Senators and staffers reveal administration downplaying threat ahead of nuclear deal, as World Threat Assessment avoids all mention of Iran.Ari Yashar, 6/17/2015, 2:34 PM

Iran Sanctions Bill Postponed - Again

Despite fierce criticism, Kirk-Menendez Iran sanctions bill postponed for 3 more months; separate bill mandating Congress input to go ahead.Tova Dvorin, 4/3/2015, 12:29 PM

Senate Votes to Make it Easier to Sanction Iran

Amendment to budget bill would establish a fund to cover the cost of imposing sanctions if Iran violates nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 3/27/2015, 4:43 AM

Senators Unveil Toned Down Iran Sanctions Bill

Mark Kirk and Robert Menendez revise their Iran sanctions bill so that it gradually imposes sanctions if no deal reached by July 1.Elad Benari, 1/19/2015, 6:15 AM

Congressmen: Bad Deal? We'll Increase Sanctions

Senators Menendez and Kirk warn Obama they will work to increase sanctions on Iran if a bad deal is reached.Elad Benari, 11/13/2014, 6:14 AM

Senators to Kerry: Condition Aid to PA

Senators Kirk and Rubio call on Kerry to state that aid to PA will be cut off if unity government fails to recognize Israel.Elad Benari, 5/2/2014, 5:44 AM

Senators: Sanction Iran Over Deal with Russia

Robert Menendez and Mark Kirk demand that Obama impose sanctions if Tehran pursues an energy agreement with Russia.Elad Benari, 4/8/2014, 4:15 AM

Obama Threatens Veto on New Iran Sanctions

White House threatened to use its veto power against legislation that would impose new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 12/20/2013, 2:16 AM

Two Senators Preparing New Iran Sanctions

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez and Republican Senator Mark Kirk close to agreeing on new Iran sanctions, say aides.Elad Benari, 12/10/2013, 6:13 AM

Senators Told to 'Ignore Israel' On Iran

Republican senators who were briefed about talks with Iran were reportedly told by Kerry to “disbelieve” what the Israelis say.Elad Benari, 11/14/2013, 4:15 AM

Congressmen Demand More Sanctions on Iran

As Geneva talks end, Republican lawmakers express their skepticism and call for tougher sanctions on the Islamic Republic.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 5:13 AM

US Senator Tweets 'Disappointed' in BBC Coverage

Republican Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) sided with Israel in criticizing the BBC for refusing to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/24/2012, 3:56 PM

'America Should Fight Flotilla'

Pro-Israel activists are calling to support a U.S. senator who has called on America to help Israel stop Gaza-bound boats.Maayana Miskin, 7/1/2011, 2:11 PM