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World - Region
5/25/2022 10:11:27 PM
The United States’ top negotiator for Iran nuclear talks made the case to lawmakers Wednesday for sticking with what may be a last try for a deal reimposing limits on Iran’s nuclear development, despite Iran closing in on completing a bomb-capable nuclear program.

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.

World - International
5/21/2022 7:38:14 PM
The White House is planning for ``dire'' contingencies that could include rationing supplies of vaccines and treatments this fall if Congress doesn't approve more money for fighting COVID-19.

War in Ukraine - Military
5/21/2022 1:34:33 PM
President Biden on Saturday signed legislation to support Ukraine with another $40 billion in U.S. assistance as the Russian invasion approaches its fourth month.

World - International
5/18/2022 11:17:27 AM
Congress held its first hearing in half a century late Tuesday on unidentified flying objects. And no, there is still no government confirmation of extraterrestrial life.

World - International
5/4/2022 11:47:39 AM
Green faces an uphill battle in Indiana's 1st Congressional District. A Republican has not won the seat since 1928. Frank Mrvan, the Democratic incumbent, won the 2020 election with 56.6% of the vote.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
5/1/2022 1:03:38 PM
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has led a congressional delegation to Kyiv to meet with Ukraine's president before heading to Poland for talks with officials there on Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/28/2022 6:49:00 PM
On the centennial of diplomatic ties between Cairo and Washington on Wednesday, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken gifted Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry with two letters marking the start of relations between the two countries in the 1920s.

War in Ukraine - Military
4/28/2022 6:45:12 PM
President Joe Biden asked Congress on Thursday for an additional $33 billion to help Ukraine fend off Russia's invasion, a signal that the US is prepared to mount a robust, long-term campaign to bolster Kyiv and weaken Moscow as the bloody war enters its third month with no sign of abating.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/21/2022 11:11:35 PM
President Joe Biden pledged an additional $1.3 billion Thursday for new weapons and economic assistance to help Ukraine in its strong but increasingly difficult battle against the Russian invasion, and he promised to seek much more from Congress to keep the guns, ammunition and cash flowing.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
4/20/2022 4:07:00 PM
Al-Ahram Weekly reports on the latest exchange of official visits between Egypt and the US.

World - International
4/18/2022 2:46:00 PM
A global summit to chart an end to the Covid-19 crisis and plan for future upheavals will occur May 12, the White House said Monday, even as President Joe Biden struggles to get vital pandemic funding from Congress.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/16/2022 2:29:09 PM
President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with a delegation from the US Congress headed by Senator Richard Shelby on Saturday morning in the presence of Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, where they discussed regional stability in light of the turbulence in the Middle East.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
4/13/2022 9:39:32 PM
Russia said Wednesday it had introduced sanctions against 398 members of the US Congress in retaliation against Washington's punitive measures over Ukraine and said more sanctions would follow.

War in Ukraine - Economy
4/7/2022 10:19:00 PM
Congress voted overwhelmingly Thursday to suspend normal trade relations with Russia and ban the importation of its oil, ratcheting up the U.S. response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine amid reports of atrocities.

World - International
4/6/2022 12:21:22 AM
The United States should look at the development of more bases in Eastern Europe to protect against Russian aggression, but rotate forces through them rather than make permanent deployments, the top US military officer told Congress on Tuesday.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/17/2022 8:59:54 AM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy invoked 9/11 during an urgent appeal Wednesday to the U.S. Congress for more weapons to stem the Russian assault. U.S. President Joe Biden announced an additional $800 million for Ukraine's military and said Russian President Vladimir Putin is a ``war criminal.''

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/16/2022 10:59:14 PM
President Joe Biden on Wednesday called Russian President Vladimir Putin a war criminal as the atrocities in Ukraine mount and the president there begged the US Congress for more help.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/16/2022 3:59:00 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy cited Pearl Harbor and the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 on Wednesday as he appealed to the U.S. Congress to do more to help Ukraine's fight against Russia.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/16/2022 12:59:56 PM
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will address the U.S. Congress, the actor-turned-wartime leader's latest video speech as he uses the West's great legislative bodies as a global stage to orchestrate support against Russia's crushing invasion.

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