Corker: No timetable on new Iran sanctions bill

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

While Trump threatens to terminate Iran deal if Congress fails to act, top GOP Senator expresses little urgency on timetable to pass sanctions legislation WASHINGTON – The Chairman…

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Royce: Taylor Force Act to advance House committee in ‘few weeks’

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

WASHINGTON – Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Ed Royce (R-CA) announced on Monday that legislation to cut off U.S. economic assistance to the Palestinian Authority, if…

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Kafe Knesset for October 23

Monday, October 23, 2017

Welcome back, Knesset: After a three-month summer recess, the Knesset has returned to regular work. As always, the afternoon plenum meeting will be full of pomp and circumstance,…

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Sen. Carper: ACLU’s objections motivation for declining to co-sponsor anti-BDS bill

Friday, October 20, 2017

Progressive Senators may still vote for the legislation but they are holding off from co-sponsoring until they receive clarification from Senator Ben Cardin WASHINGTON – With the Israel…

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Kafe Knesset for October 19

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mr. Liberman Goes to Washington: Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman departed last night on a four-day visit to Washington, DC and New York City. This is the second time…

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Senators slam potential Fatah-Hamas unity government

Thursday, October 19, 2017

WASHINGTON – With progress made towards a Fatah-Hamas reconciliation during the past weeks, Senators expressed concern about the role of the Hamas in a Palestinian unity government. “I…

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Kafe Knesset for October 18

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Hamas not welcome: Last night the Security Cabinet concluded a two-day session debating the reconciliation between Fatah and Hamas. A joint statement was issued describing Israel’s new “red…

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Senate divided on Corker-Cotton Iran sanctions legislation

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON – After President Donald Trump declined to certify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal last week, Senators continue to express divergent perspectives on the best path…

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Sen. Schatz: ‘No way’ Corker-Cotton Iran bill passes

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

WASHINGTON – Despite increased talk on Capitol Hill to strengthen sanctions against Iran, Senator Brian Schatz (D-HI) dismissed the possibility that legislation targeting Tehran sponsored by Senators Bob…

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Kafe Knesset for October 17

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

To evacuate or not to evacuate? New Labor chair Avi Gabbay has been making headlines for a few days now with a series of statements signaling an apparent…

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