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World - War in Ukraine
2/12/2024 12:53:02 PM
A sweeping US foreign aid package, including $60 billion for Ukraine, passed a key procedural vote Sunday, although opposition from right-wing Republicans may block it from becoming law.

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
12/5/2023 10:52:09 AM
Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry is heading to Washington DC Tuesday to meet with a number of members of the US House of Representatives and the US Senate, in an effort to stop the ongoing Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
11/2/2023 7:28:22 PM
The Senate on Wednesday confirmed President Joe Biden’s appointment of Herro Mustafa Garg, the former US ambassador to Bulgaria, as US ambassador to Egypt.

World - Region
11/1/2023 3:18:25 PM
The US Senate voted largely along party lines on Tuesday to confirm Jack Lew as the country's next ambassador to Israel.

War on Gaza - War on Gaza
11/1/2023 2:00:00 AM
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Tuesday that multiple foreign extremist groups have called for attacks against Americans and the West in the past few weeks and suggested Hamas’ offensive on Israel could inspire threats like those motivated by the Islamic State group years ago.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
10/23/2023 6:58:29 PM
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi reiterated on Monday Egypt's steadfast position in rejecting the targeting of all peaceful civilians, as well as policies of collective punishment and the forced displacement of Palestinians from their land, in his meeting with a bipartisan delegation from the US Senate.

World - Region
3/29/2023 12:49:57 PM
The Senate is poised to vote Wednesday to repeal the 2002 measure that greenlighted the March 2003 invasion of Iraq, which would end more than 20 years of authorization for U.S. presidents to use force in that country and return those war powers to Congress.

World - International
3/23/2023 11:25:48 AM
The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to continue congressional authorization for the use of military force in the global fight against terror, turning back an effort by Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul to repeal the 2001 measure.

World - Region
1/19/2023 7:13:46 PM
In a meeting with members of the US Senate on Thursday, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh called on the United States to take serious steps to preserve the two-state solution.

World - War in Ukraine
12/21/2022 10:15:40 PM
The Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to confirm the new US ambassador to Russia.

World - International
11/13/2022 10:23:31 AM
President Joe Biden's Democrats retained control of the US Senate on Saturday, a remarkable midterm election result that defied predictions of a Republican win over both houses of Congress.

World - International
11/12/2022 9:10:07 PM
Joe Biden's Democrats were just one seat away Saturday from securing a remarkable midterm election result by retaining control of the US Senate.

World - International
9/15/2022 1:21:39 PM
A Senate committee took the first step Wednesday toward the United States directly providing billions of dollars in military aid to Taiwan and making ties more official, ramping up support following soaring tensions with Beijing.

World - International
8/7/2022 10:38:25 PM
After 18 months of arduous negotiations and a marathon night of debate, the US Senate on Sunday passed Joe Biden's ambitious climate, tax and health care plan -- a significant victory for the president ahead of crucial midterm elections.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/4/2022 9:18:19 PM
The US Senate ratifies the entry of Sweden and Finland into NATO, strongly backing the expansion of the transatlantic military alliance in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
8/3/2022 3:21:00 PM
The Senate is set to ratify NATO membership for Finland and Sweden, a crucial step toward swiftly expanding the Western military alliance with a show of U.S. support in response to Russia's war with Ukraine.

World - International
5/27/2022 3:51:26 PM
Democrats' first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo, New York, and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety.

World - International
5/25/2022 8:07:04 PM
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer swiftly set in motion a pair of firearms background-check bills Wednesday in response to the school massacre in Texas. But the Democrat acknowledged Congress’ unyielding rejection of previous legislation to curb the national epidemic of gun violence.

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