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U.S. Senate sets $225 million for Israel's Iron Dome in emergency bill

Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee Senator Barbara Mikulski said the Democrats wanted ... of the Senate Appropriations Committee Senator Barbara Mikulski said the Democrats wanted the budget ... US Democrats in the Senate have included $225 million ...

23/07/2014 - 07:42 - comment 0

U.S. Senate Committee approves funds for Iraqi reconstruction as first multi-national soldier dies in Iraq

In the U.S., the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved a White House request for 87 billion ... and the remaining 20.3 billion for Iraqi rebuilding.     The Appropriations Committee bill, approved by a vote of 29-to-0, now goes before the full Senate for consideration.     Meanwhile, in Iraq, ...

18/05/2010 - 14:28 - comment 0

Obama appeals to key senators to hold off on more sanctions against Iran

for this to be negotiated and see if Iran will live up to the obligations,” Corker said. The US Senate Banking Committee has ... US President Barack Obama Tuesday appealed to senators ... and Republicans from the Senate’s Banking, Foreign Relations, Armed Service and Intelligence committees ...

20/11/2013 - 09:18 - comment 0

US Senate intelligence committee Head meets with Egyptian President

The Head of the United States Senate intelligence committee, Bob Graham, met with Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo on Sunday to shore up suppo The Head of the United States Senate intelligence committee, Bob Graham, met with Egypt’s President Hosni ...

18/05/2010 - 16:43 - comment 0

U.S. lawmakers remove drone transparency measure from legislation

make overseas drone strikes more transparent. U.S. senators have voted ... operations in fiscal 2014 passed out of the Senate intelligence committee in November, the Guardian reported ... hostilities,” Clapper wrote to the leaders of the Senate committee, Democrat Dianne Feinstein of California ...

29/04/2014 - 08:37 - comment 0

Two US Senators Oppose Approving Aid to Egypt for its ‘Pernicious Role’

Two influential US Republican senators sent a sharply ... Two influential US Republican senators sent a sharply worded letter to Secretary of State Madeleine ... newspaper.   The senators - Jesse Helms, chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, and Sam Brownback, ...

19/05/2010 - 10:08 - comment 0

U.S. Israeli lobby accuses Iran of sabotaging nuclear talks

and seeking to ruin a nuclear deal with world powers. U.S. Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, expressed deep skepticism on Sunday that world powers ... Committee, where he opened for Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu. The senator quoted Netanyahu's ...

06/04/2014 - 19:03 - comment 1

US Senate panel backs use of force in Syria

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday ... A resolution authorizing a military strike on Syria was approved on Wednesday by the U.S. Senate Foreign ... authorizing a military strike on Syria was approved on Wednesday by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations ...

05/09/2013 - 07:07 - comment 0

US sanctions on Iran 'likely to be delayed'

The US Senate is unlikely to impose a fresh round of sanctions on Iran until after Tehran holds nuclear ... The Senate Banking Committee was due in September to review a new package of sanctions, but it now ... the senior Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and a member of the Banking Committee, told ...

02/10/2013 - 07:46 - comment 0

White House convinces congress to delay Iran sanctions

not sway every senator who participated in the meeting, but the Senate Banking Committee would reportedly ... Committee Robert Menendez (D-NJ) said on Monday that the Senate aimed to cut Iran’s current oil exports ... in the meeting, but the Senate Banking Committee would reportedly dela ...

01/11/2013 - 15:07 - comment 0