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John McCain Will Return For Health Care Vote Amid Republican Uncertainties in Senate

Added: 25.07.2017 4:35 | 7 views | 0 comments

Republican Senator John McCain announced that he will return to Washington on Tuesday for a critical vote on the Senate health care bill hanging in the balance, according to NBC News. "Senator McCain looks forward to returning to the United States Senate tomorrow to continue to working on important legislation, including health care reform, the National Defense Authorization Act, and new sanctions on Russia, Iran, and North Korea," McCain's office said in a statement Monday. McCain would give Republicans an important vote in support of the motion to proceed a debate on health care legislation. Republicans are currently trying to get the support of 50 of the 52 Republican Senators with McCain...

Iranian fishermen spark outrage with whale shark 'surfing' video

Added: 24.07.2017 11:14 | 13 views | 0 comments

A group of Iranian fishermen have sparked outrage from animal rights supporters after they were filmed 'surfing' on the back of whale shark.

Tags: Animals, SPA, Iran
From: www.standard.co.uk

From Khayyam to Mirzakhani: Iran's beautiful minds

Added: 24.07.2017 8:51 | 1 views | 0 comments

Both Omar Khayyam and Maryam Mizrakhani complicate the vision of their common homeland, Iran, in Western imagination.

Tags: Iran
From: www.aljazeera.com

Trump Sidelines State Department over Iran Certification

Added: 23.07.2017 20:29 | 19 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump angrily sidelined the State Department and assigned trusted White House staffers with making the potential case for withholding certification at the next review of the Iran nuclear deal, Foreign Policy reported.The decision came after a "contentious...

From: www.Newsmax.com

Iran-Iraq to boost military co-operation

Added: 23.07.2017 16:29 | 15 views | 0 comments

Iran and Iraq have signed an agreement to step up military co-operation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism", Iranian media reports, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington.

From: www.news.com.au

US Congress breaks impasse on Bill to slap sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea

Added: 23.07.2017 12:04 | 14 views | 0 comments

July 23, 2017 7:04 PM
WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - A weeks-long impasse over imposing new financial sanctions on Iran and Russia has been broken, with the House preparing to vote this week on a Bill that would prevent President Donald Trump from lifting measures against Moscow.

US lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump

Added: 23.07.2017 11:21 | 14 views | 0 comments

US Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday (July 22), in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow. 

Tehran seeks release of detained Iranian citizens in US

Added: 23.07.2017 5:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Report quotes Iran's deputy foreign minister saying he raised the issue Friday

Tags: Citizen, Iran
From: abcnews.go.com

House, Senate reach deal on Russia sanctions, will vote Tuesday

Added: 23.07.2017 3:10 | 7 views | 0 comments

After stalling in the House, a bipartisan effort has been reached to vote on the Russia, Iran and North Korea Sanctions Act this week

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

House And Senate Reach Deal On Sanctions For Russia, Iran And North Korea

Added: 22.07.2017 22:10 | 4 views | 0 comments

The sanctions would punish three countries; the bill also aims to prevent President Trump from relaxing sanctions without lawmakers' consent. A House vote is expected on Tuesday.

From: www.npr.org

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