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  • Obama pledges more humanitarian aid to visiting Iraqi premier

    President Obama announced $200 million in additional humanitarian aid to Iraq on Tuesday but was noncommittal on the request from visiting Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi for more sophisticated weapons to fight Islamic State militants. Obama said...
  • Menendez joins debate on Iran, Cuba from newly weakened position

    WASHINGTON Tuesday was seemingly made for Sen. Robert Menendez. Two of the top priorities of his congressional career U.S. relations with Iran and Cuba were pushed to the forefront, each reaching a critical decision point. But after years of leading...
  • Sen. Menendez accepts smaller role in Iran nuclear agreement

    Sen. Bob Menendez, who is under indictment, made the best of his diminished status in international matters Tuesday, backing bipartisan changes to a measure he had co-authored regarding Iran's nuclear program. Menendez surrendered his post as the top...
  • White House agrees to give Congress a say on an Iran deal

    White House agrees to give Congress a say on an Iran deal
    Bowing to pressure from Republicans and his own party, President Barack Obama on Tuesday relented to a compromise empowering Congress to reject the emerging nuclear pact with Iran. The rare and reluctant agreement between the president and the...
  • Obama drops veto threat as Senate moves to assert a voice on Iran deal

    WASHINGTON The Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a compromise bill allowing Congress to vote on a deal to stem Iran's nuclear program. President Barack Obama, who had threatened to veto the original bill, embraced the...
  • Obama pledges support to Iraqi leader in fight against IS

    President Barack Obama brought Iraq's prime minister to the White House Tuesday to pledge U.S. support for his effort to run Islamic State militants out of its country, while making it clear that ultimately Baghdad must be in charge of its own destiny....
  • Putin lifts Russia's ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran

    Putin lifts Russia's ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday cleared the way for delivery of sophisticated air defense systems to Iran with a decree that U.S. officials warned could disrupt the emerging deal to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. Kremlin...
  • Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters

    Marco Rubio, intolerance and terrorism: Letters
    Rubio's consolation? In the event that Marco Rubio does not advance in the Republican primary season to the nomination for his party, he should be on a short list of prospective ambassadors to Cuba. Whether it is a President Rand Paul or Hillary...
  • UN envoy to start talks in May on new Syria initiative

    The U.N. special envoy to Syria will begin consulting with key players to try to relaunch political negotiations aimed at ending the country's civil war now in its fifth year, the United Nations said Tuesday. In late March, Secretary-General Ban Ki-...
  • Former Iran hostages push lawmakers to secure restitution for their ordeal

    Former Iran hostages push lawmakers to secure restitution for their ordeal
    Don Cooke remembers the protesters pouring over the wall of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran — some wearing images of the Ayatollah Khomeini on their chests — and his scrambled and ultimately futile escape into the raucous streets of the Iranian...
  • Sen. Menendez returns to Senate routine after indictment

    Sen. Bob Menendez took a business-as-usual approach Monday when he returned to Congress for the first time since his April 1 indictment on federal corruption charges. The New Jersey Democrat spoke with reporters in the Capitol about Iran's nuclear...