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Putin Pulls Troops from Training Near Crimea

16,000 troops in Crimea still stationed there, but Putin pulls new trainees back from Russia-Ukraine border after sanctions threats fly.

Putin Pulls Troops from Training Near Crimeaplayer

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Netanyahu supported criminal sanctions on hareidi evaders of army service in exchange for the appointment of MK Hanegbi to key committee.

Deal Between Likud and Yesh Atid

Shaked Committee Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Prime Minister freezes Shaked Committee vote on sanctions for draft-dodging after controversy erupts over length of Hesder service.

Shaked Committee Vote Frozen Over Hesder Yeshiva Fiasco

Hoenlein: BDS is the '21st Century Anti-Semitism'

Malcolm Hoenlein: Saying 'I hate Israel' instead of 'I hate Jews' does not cover up the fact that both mean the same thing.

Hoenlein: BDS is the '21st Century Anti-Semitism'player

Iranian TV Mocks Obama Over Sanctions Threat

Iranian host not threatened by Obama's declaration that he will come down on sanctions violators “like a ton of bricks”.

Iranian TV Mocks Obama Over Sanctions Threatplayer

Obama Promises Tough Action on Sanctions Violators

Obama says he will come down "like a ton of bricks" on firms that violate the sanctions on Iran.

Obama Promises Tough Action on Firms that Violate Sanctions

AIPAC Backs Down from Support of Sanctions

Pro-Israel lobby says Congress should wait before passing new sanctions on Iran.

AIPAC Backs Down from Support of New Iran Sanctions

France Rejects Criticism of Iran Business Trip

France’s Finance Minister says a 116-person delegation of business figures to Iran is “a bet” on the future.

France Rejects U.S. Criticism of Iran Business Trip

House Democrats Support Obama Against Sanctions

Reps. Lloyd Doggett and David Price mobilizing their colleagues against a bill to slap more sanctions on Iran.

House Democrats Support Obama Against Iran Sanctions

Clinton Joins Obama in Opposing New Iran Sanctions

Give diplomacy a chance to work, says former Secretary of State in letter to Democratic Senator Carl Levin.

Clinton Joins Obama in Opposing New Iran Sanctions

French Minister: There Are 'Opportunities' in Iran

France will have "significant commercial opportunities" in Iran if sanctions are lifted, says French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici.

France's Finance Minister: There Are 'Opportunities' in Iran

Iran Accuses Obama of ‘Falsifying History’

Iran dismisses Obama's claim that international sanctions forced Tehran to the negotiating table.

Iran Accuses Obama of ‘Falsifying History’

Success for Obama: No New Iran Sanctions

US President’s veto threat appears to work: several senators drop plans for new sanctions on Iran.

Success for Obama: No New Iran Sanctions

Obama: I'll Veto New Iran Sanctions

Obama reiterates that he will veto a new Iran sanctions bill which "threatens to derail" the negotiations on its nuclear program.

Obama in State of the Union: I'll Veto New Iran Sanctionsplayer

Senator: Can't Let Israel Determine About War

Senator Feinstein causes outrage after declaring that "we cannot let Israel determine when and where the United States goes to war."

Senator: We Can't Let Israel Determine When We Go to War

Senate Democrats to Wait with Iran Sanctions Bill

Senate Majority Leader Reid wants to see how the Iran-West deal is played out before bringing new sanctions to a vote.

Senate Democrats to Wait with Iran Sanctions Bill

Obama: Now Isn't the Time for New Sanctions

Now would not be the right time for Congress to impose new sanctions on Iran, says Obama, days before nuclear deal to be implemented.

Obama: Now Isn't the Time for New Sanctions

Iran to Receive $550 Million on February 1

As nuclear deal is implemented, Iran will receive the first $550 million installment of a total of $4.2 billion on Feb. 1.

Iran to Receive $550 Million on February 1

Iran Sanctions Bill Continues to Gain Steam

59 senators back new sanctions on Iran, one short of the number of votes needed to pass it.

Iran Sanctions Bill Continues to Gain Steam in the Senate

New Iran Sanctions Bill Gains Support

A bill to slap new sanctions on Iran has gained support since December, but probably not enough to prevent Obama from vetoing it.

New Iran Sanctions Bill Gains Support in the Senate

Iranian Lawmakers Threaten to Increase Enrichment

Responding to American sanctions threats, Iranians draft bill that would increase uranium enrichment to a 60% level.

Iranian Lawmakers Threaten to Increase Uranium Enrichment Level

Obama Threatens Veto on New Iran Sanctions

White House threatened to use its veto power against legislation that would impose new sanctions on Iran.

Obama Threatens Veto as Senators Promote New Iran Sanctions

Iran Says Talks with World Powers Will Resume

Iranian deputy foreign minister says Tehran will resume negotiations with world powers over its nuclear program in the coming days.

Iran Says Talks with World Powers Will Resume

Iran to Keep Talking to West Despite Blacklist

Iran's Foreign Minister says talks with world powers will continue, despite an American blacklist of companies that violated sanctions.

Iran to Keep Talking to West Despite U.S. Blacklist

Washington Blacklists Companies That Helped Iran

Washington blacklists a dozen overseas companies and individuals for evading sanctions on Iran.

Washington Blacklists Companies That Helped Iran

Senate to Wait on New Iran Sanctions

A victory for Obama? Senate Banking Committee announces it will hold off on passing a new Iran sanctions bill.

Senate to Wait on New Iran Sanctions

Kerry: We Promised No New Sanctions

United States Secretary of State appeals to lawmakers to "hold off" on new sanctions against Iran.

Kerry to Congress: We Promised No New Sanctions

Two Senators Preparing New Iran Sanctions

Democratic Senator Robert Menendez and Republican Senator Mark Kirk close to agreeing on new Iran sanctions, say aides.

Two Senators Preparing New Iran Sanctions

Zarif: Impose New Sanctions and Deal is Dead

Iran’s Foreign Minister warns that any new American sanctions on his country would kill the deal reached in Geneva.

Zarif: Impose New Sanctions and Deal is Dead

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.

House Reps Concerned Over Iran's Uranium Enrichment

White House: No New Sanctions

White House: Passing new sanctions on Iran, even with a delayed launch date, would give Iran an excuse to undermine the interim deal.

White House: No New Sanctions, Even if They Are Delayed

Senators Still Pushing for New Iran Sanctions

U.S. senators are working to pass new sanctions on Iran by end of December, are not buying Obama's warnings.

Senators Still Pushing for New Iran Sanctions

U.S.: New Sanctions Will Thwart Diplomatic Talks

U.S. administration warns lawmakers that passing new sanctions on Iran would jeopardize negotiations on its nuclear program.

U.S.: New Sanctions Will Thwart Diplomatic Talks with Iran

Iran Claims U.S. Has Released Some Assets

The Iranian government claims that the U.S. released $8 billion in blocked assets. State Department: Not true.

Iran Claims U.S. Has Released Some Blocked Assets

Canada 'Deeply Skeptical' About Iran Deal

Canada’s Foreign Minister John Baird declares his country's sanctions against Iran will remain in "full force".

Canada 'Deeply Skeptical' About Iran Deal

14 U.S. Senators Plan New Sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan group of 14 senators says they plan to slap new set of sanctions on Iran after the Thanksgiving break.

14 U.S. Senators Plan New Sanctions on Iran

Biden: Iran Sanctions Relief Will be Modest

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden briefs Democratic senators on the negotiations with Iran over its nuclear weapons program.

Biden to Senators: Iran Sanctions Relief Will be Modest

Rice Plays Down Iran Sanctions Relief

National Security Adviser plays down the impact that the lifting of economic sanctions will have on Iran.

Susan Rice Plays Down Iran Sanctions Relief

Obama: No Deal Will Cause Iran to Make Progress

Obama meets lawmakers in an urgent bid to convince them to hold off on new Iran sanctions.

Obama: No Deal Will Cause Iran to Make Progress

Obama to Appeal to Senators on Sanctions

Obama will meet key senators, ask them to hold off on passing new sanctions on Iran.

Obama to Personally Appeal to Senators: Wait with the Sanctions