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New political group supports 'centrist pro-Israel' candidates

New political group supports 'centrist pro-Israel' candidates

Former AIPAC officials launch bipartisan political action committee.Ron Kampeas, JTA, 19/03/2019 08:31
Israelis tell US not to recognize Israeli sovereignty in Golan?

Israelis tell US not to recognize Israeli sovereignty in Golan?

Reps from Defense Min. reportedly surprise US senators when they recommend to delay bill recognizing Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/03/2019 08:22
Senators not close to new bill on Iran deal

Senators not close to new bill on Iran deal

U.S. Senators working to tighten international accord on Iran’s nuclear program say no new bill is imminent.Elad Benari, 05/01/2018 05:37
Rabbis: Western Wall controversy is not about rights at all

Rabbis: Western Wall controversy is not about rights at all

Rabbis reject senators' 'inappropriate intervention' in Israeli religious affairs.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2017 10:33
Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal proposal

Senate rejects ObamaCare repeal proposal

Senators vote 55-45 against proposal that would repeal much of ObamaCare.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2017 00:13
Senators call for tighter sanctions on Iran

Senators call for tighter sanctions on Iran

Bipartisan group of senators introduce bill imposing tighter sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 24/03/2017 04:12
Senators: Continue vetoing anti-Israel resolutions

Senators: Continue vetoing anti-Israel resolutions

88 senators from both parties urge Obama to maintain policy of vetoing any one-sided Security Council resolutions on the Israeli-PA issue.Elad Benari, 20/09/2016 03:44
Senators acknowledge Jewish Chamber of Commerce

Senators acknowledge Jewish Chamber of Commerce

Entrepreneurs, activists and journalists from New York, New Jersey and Maryland visit the Senate to celebrate Jewish Heritage Month., 27/05/2016 19:00
43 US Senators 'Alarmed' by Reports of Iran Deal

43 US Senators 'Alarmed' by Reports of Iran Deal

Scathing letter by Republican senators warns Obama against plans to circumvent Congress on a deal with Iran.Mark Langfan, 21/11/2014 13:13
88 Senators to Kerry: Hand Gaza to the PA

88 Senators to Kerry: Hand Gaza to the PA

Senators urge the Obama administration to act to take Gaza away from Hamas and hand it over to the PA.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/09/2014 22:52
88 Senators to Obama: Reconsider Aid to PA

88 Senators to Obama: Reconsider Aid to PA

In a letter to Obama, an overwhelming majority of Senators point out the presence of terrorist group Hamas in new PA government.Elad Benari, 13/06/2014 06:13
Senators Urge Obama to Stand Firm Against Iran

Senators Urge Obama to Stand Firm Against Iran

23 senators urge President Obama to insist on a final agreement in which Iran would not be able to build a nuclear weapon.Elad Benari, 23/03/2014 05:40
U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

U.S. Preparing Sanctions Against Russians

Senate's Foreign Relations Committee holding consultations on imposing sanctions against individual Russians.Elad Benari, 04/03/2014 04:15
Senate Democrats to Wait with Iran Sanctions Bill

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.Elad Benari, 15/01/2014 04:10
Obama: Now Isn't the Time for New Sanctions

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.Elad Benari, 14/01/2014 01:15
New Iran Sanctions Bill Gains Support

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.Elad Benari, 08/01/2014 04:45
Obama Threatens Veto on New Iran Sanctions

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, 20/12/2013 02:16
Senators Demanding Answers on Secret Iran Talks

Senators Demanding Answers on Secret Iran Talks

Lawmakers are raising questions about the secret U.S. diplomacy with Iran that led to last month's nuclear breakthrough.Elad Benari, 12/12/2013 04:15
Two Senators Preparing New Iran 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.Elad Benari, 10/12/2013 06:13
Senators Still Pushing for New Iran Sanctions

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.Elad Benari, 03/12/2013 06:15
Republicans Skeptical of Iran Deal

Republicans Skeptical of Iran Deal

Senators Kirk, Graham and Congressman Cantor voice displeasure with agreement reached at Geneva.Gil Ronen, 24/11/2013 15:59
14 U.S. Senators Plan New Sanctions on Iran

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.Elad Benari, 22/11/2013 04:16
Biden: Iran Sanctions Relief Will be Modest

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.Elad Benari, 21/11/2013 04:43
Obama to Appeal to Senators on Sanctions

Obama to Appeal to Senators on Sanctions

Obama will meet key senators, ask them to hold off on passing new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 19/11/2013 04:12
Biden to Senators: Hold Off on New Iran Sanctions

Biden to Senators: Hold Off on New Iran Sanctions

U.S. Vice President joins other top officials in a bid to persuade the Senate not to impose new sanctions on Iran.Elad Benari, 01/11/2013 05:12
Obama Pushing to Hold Off on New Iran Sanctions

Obama Pushing to Hold Off on New Iran Sanctions

Top Obama administration officials have been pushing lawmakers to hold off on new sanctions over Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 31/10/2013 05:12
Obama to Meet Senators to Gain Support for Strike

Obama to Meet Senators to Gain Support for Strike

Obama will travel to Capitol Hill, where he will try to convince members of his own party to support a strike in Syria.Elad Benari, 09/09/2013 06:15
Senators to Obama: Toughen the Sanctions on Iran

Senators to Obama: Toughen the Sanctions on Iran

76 U.S. senators urge President Obama to impose tougher sanctions on Iran, even with "moderate" Rouhani in office.Elad Benari, 06/08/2013 06:13
Senators Approve Resolution to Assist Israel

Senators Approve Resolution to Assist Israel

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee adopts a resolution which stipulates that the U.S. will assist Israel in an attack against Iran.Elad Benari, 17/04/2013 04:15
Senate Resolution: Back Israel if it Attacks Iran

Senate Resolution: Back Israel if it Attacks Iran

A group of senators introduces a new resolution which says that the U.S. would back Israel militarily if it were to attack Iran.Elad Benari, 01/03/2013 04:44
GOP Bills Call for Banning Arms Sales to Egypt

GOP Bills Call for Banning Arms Sales to Egypt

Two United States Republican senators introduced legislation on Thursday to halt arms sales to Egypt.Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/02/2013 11:21
Netanyahu: Nuclear Iran is the World's Problem

Netanyahu: Nuclear Iran is the World's Problem

“History won't forgive those who do not stop Iran's nuclear program,” Netanyahu tells a delegation of senators headed by John McCain.Elad Benari, 20/01/2013 04:01
Ambassador Oren, Jewish Leaders, Mourn Sen. Inouye

Ambassador Oren, Jewish Leaders, Mourn Sen. Inouye

Israel owes Sen. Inouye ”an immense debt,” says Ambassador Oren. Agudath Israel, Chabad and others mourn his passing. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 18/12/2012 08:33
Senators Urge Obama to Halt Iran Talks

Senators Urge Obama to Halt Iran Talks

44 Senators told Obama that unless Iran gives three concessions, he should abandon ongoing negotiations over country's nuclear program.Rachel Hirshfeld, 17/06/2012 17:45