House bars Trump from going to war with Iran without approval

The US House of Representatives on Friday overwhelmingly passed an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) barring President Donald Trump from going to war with Iran without congressional approval, CBS News reported. The amendment, sponsored by Democrat Rep. Ro Khanna and Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, would prevent federal funds from being used for […]

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Booker, Gabbard, Klobuchar Portray Obama’s Iran Nuclear Deal as Imperfect

(CNSNews.com) – Several of the Democrats running for their party’s 2020 presidential nomination gave a less than resounding endorsement during Wednesday night’s NBC News debate for President Obama’s 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, characterizing it as imperfect. The Obama administration touted the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as one of its foremost foreign policy […]

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Iran’s ‘Moderate’ Foreign Minister Zarif is Upcoming Sanctions Target

(CNSNews.com) – Iran’s globe-trotting foreign minister, Javad Zarif, will be designated for U.S. sanctions later this week, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said at the White House on Monday. “The president has also designated – instructed me that we will be designating Zarif later this week,” he told reporters, while discussing the latest sanctions developments. President […]

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US Sanctions Send Iranians to Northern Iraq Looking for Work and War

SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq—When Iran’s economy began to collapse last year under U.S. sanctions, Iranian computer programmer Mohsen Heidari decided to look for work in Iraqi Kurdistan. “It’s impossible to support my family, anymore, living in Iran,” said Heidari, who is from the Iranian city of Kermanshah. “Coming here was my last option,” Heidari said of the […]

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Report: 7 ‘foreign fighters’ killed in Israeli strikes in Syria

Israeli strikes targeting Syria on Sunday left 10 people dead, including three Syrian soldiers and seven foreign fighters, a Syrian opposition organization based in Britain said. They were killed in missile strikes close the capital Damascus where Syrian troops, Iranian forces and Hezbollah fighters are stationed, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. It did […]

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Hundreds counter anti-Israel rally, protest anti-Semitism

Antonia Yamin, Channel 11 News’ correspondent in Europe, attended a mass pro-Israel rally in Berlin, Germany, held to counter an anti-Israel, pro-Palestinian Authority demonstration funded by Iran. “I’m very happy that my statement made so much noise, because now we have a real opportunity to change something,” Germany’s government commissioner on anti-Semitism, Felix Klein, told […]

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All Germans Encouraged to Wear Jewish Kippa in Response to Anti-Israel Event

(CNSNews.com) – The German government’s anti-Semitism commissioner has reversed a warning to Jewish men not to identify themselves by wearing kippas, and is now urging Germans across the country to don the distinctive headwear in an act of solidarity. Drawing attention to an upcoming anti-Israel event, Felix Klein called on citizens in Berlin and elsewhere […]

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Pompeo on John Kerry: Past Secretaries of State Should ‘Get Off the Stage’

(CNSNews.com) – Former secretaries of state should “get off the stage” and leave foreign policy to their successors, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday, when asked about John Kerry’s interactions with the Iranian regime since leaving the State Department. Asked by CNBC’s Hadley Gamble whether Kerry’s reported conversations with his former Iranian counterpart made […]

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US Secretary of State Sends Britain Message It Needs to Hear

Speaking Wednesday in London at the Centre for Policy Studies—a distinguished think tank founded by Margaret Thatcher—Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered the annual Margaret Thatcher Lecture. And he said just what Britain needed to hear. The essence of Pompeo’s remarks was that Britain is a great and global power, with which the United States enjoys a […]

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