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Senate Panel Passes Bill on Iran Nuclear Deal; Obama Indicates Hell Sign it After a compromise bill emerged giving Congress a vote on the agreement to rein in Irans nuclear program, the president would sign it in its current form, his spokesman said.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2015 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Helping Bridge Congress' Iran Divide, Sen. Ben Cardin Moves Into Spotlight After an unexpected promotion, Cardin has become the senior Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just as it is crafting a role for Congress to weigh in on the Iran nuclear deal.
NPR.org | Apr 14, 2015 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Aid Workers Face Challenges In Yemen As Humanitarian Crisis Continues NPR's Audie Cornish interviews Marie-Elisabeth Ingres, head of the Doctors Without Borders mission in Yemen, about the deteriorating situation in Sanaa, where she's been based since August. Even though they have been able to get medical supplies this week
NPR.org | Apr 14, 2015 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama Pledges Support To Iraqi Prime Minister In Fight Against Islamic State Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is on his first official visit to Washington, D.C.
NPR.org | Apr 14, 2015 8:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Israeli Leader Expresses Dismay Over Russian Sale of Missiles to Iran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told President Vladimir V. Putin that the sale of the S-300 missile system to Iran would encourage Iranian aggression.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2015 6:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sentences in Blackwater Killings Give Iraqis a Measure of Closure Some Iraqis expressed relief at the news of prison terms for four former security contractors in the killings of 17 people in 2007, while others called for harsher punishments.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2015 6:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. Security Council Bans Sales of Arms to Houthi Fighters in Yemen The legally binding resolution, which comes after weeks of talks, names three Houthi leaders and the former president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, and his son.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2015 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama Would Sign Compromise Iran Bill As It Stands, White House Says Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the measure, which would give Congress say over negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear program.
NPR.org | Apr 14, 2015 11:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Her Majestys Jihadists More British Muslims have joined Islamist militant groups than serve in the countrys armed forces. How to understand the pull of jihad.
New York Times | Apr 14, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran To Try 'Washington Post' Journalist With Economic Spying News reports from Iran say Washington Post Tehran bureau chief Jason Rezaian will be tried for espionage, 10 months after his arrest. Renee Montagne talks to Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari.
NPR.org | Apr 14, 2015 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend