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World - International
2/5/2024 11:24:43 AM
US senators on Sunday released the text of a much-anticipated deal that would unlock billions in new aid for Ukraine and Israel while tightening US border laws, but the top House Republican quickly vowed to shoot it down.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
1/17/2024 2:08:07 PM
In a notable test Tuesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders forced colleagues to decide whether to investigate human rights abuses in the Israeli war on the Gaza Strip, a step toward potentially limiting US military aid to Israel as its devastating attacks on Gaza grind past 100 days.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
1/4/2024 7:10:55 PM
Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry emphasized the necessity of reaching a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip during separate meetings held with US Senators in Cairo on Thursday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
12/6/2023 2:30:42 PM
Egypt's Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry discussed with a number of US senators on Tuesday the situation in the Gaza Strip, the delivery of humanitarian aid, and efforts to stop the ongoing war on Gaza.

World - War in Ukraine
12/5/2023 7:38:52 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was set to appeal directly to US senators for more support Tuesday ahead of a showdown over funding the war with Russia, with the besieged US ally fast exhausting the aid Congress has approved so far.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
12/4/2023 10:50:02 AM
As a cease-fire ticked down last week and Israel prepared to resume its round-the-clock airstrikes, Sen. Bernie Sanders and a robust group of Democratic senators had a message for their president: They were done “asking nicely” for Israel to do more to reduce civilian casualties in Gaza.

World - War in Ukraine
4/12/2023 4:14:17 PM
Russia's upper house of parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial bill to create a digital draft system that could bar men from leaving the country amid Moscow's offensive in Ukraine.

Business - Economy
12/22/2022 11:25:48 PM
US senators approved a sweeping annual spending package Thursday that includes $45 billion in Ukraine aid and reforms to election law aimed at avoiding a repeat of last year's assault on the Capitol.

World - International
6/12/2022 8:32:03 PM
A bipartisan group of US senators on Sunday proposed steps to curb gun violence following devastating mass shootings in Texas and New York, but the limited measures fall far short of the president's calls for change.

War in Ukraine - Military
6/5/2022 3:52:33 PM
When President Donald Trump was impeached in late 2019 after pressuring Ukraine's leader for ``a favor,'' all while withholding $400 million in military aid to help confront Russian-backed separatists, even the staunchest defense hawks in the Republican Party stood virtually united by Trump's side.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/14/2022 8:55:07 PM
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a delegation of GOP senators met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv during an unannounced visit Saturday, delivering the latest show of American solidarity with the country at war with Russia.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/12/2022 5:33:50 PM
US senators promised Thursday to move quickly to bring Finland into NATO after the country's leaders voiced support for joining the alliance in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Egypt - Politics
4/23/2022 6:14:21 PM
Members of the Senate — Egypt’s consultative upper house of Parliament — teamed up in a plenary session on Saturday to call on the government to impose stricter control on foreign funding to local non-government organisations (NGOs) and all entities involved in civil society work.

World - Africa
12/16/2021 7:53:00 PM
Nigerian senators have rejected, for the third time in five years, a bill that seeks to promote gender equality, citing ``socio-cultural and Islamic concerns.''

World - International
10/24/2021 9:21:15 PM
Deadline driven, President Joe Biden brought two pivotal senators to his Delaware home Sunday for talks aimed at resolving the disputes that have stymied the Democrats' wide-ranging social safety net and environmental measure at the core of his domestic agenda.

World - Region
9/2/2021 1:24:46 PM
The U.S. has suggested that Washington would help Lebanon get electricity from Jordan and facilitate the flow of Egyptian gas through Jordan and Syria to northern Lebanon

World - International
8/16/2021 12:56:12 PM
Gen. Mark Milley told senators on a briefing call Sunday that US officials are expected to alter their earlier assessments about the pace of terrorist groups reconstituting in Afghanistan

Egypt - Politics
7/4/2021 6:32:13 PM
Senators said the law is a very progressive step towards improving Egypt's financial and budgeting performance

World - International
6/6/2021 10:01:06 AM
The US will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, part of President Joe Biden's move to share tens of millions of jabs globally, three American senators said Sunday

World - International
2/10/2021 9:34:53 AM
The senators sitting as jurors, many of whom fled for safety themselves the day of the attack, watched and listened, unable to avoid the jarring video of Trump supporters battling past police to storm the halls

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