U.S. Congress

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  • congress Today 01:20

    By staff and agency

    Congress misses Trump’s deadline on Iran nuclear deal

    Congress is about to miss what was widely seen as a deadline to deal with U.S. President Trump’s demands for a harder line on the 2015 nuclear deal, failing to agree on new sanctions against Tehran.

  • Martin Love  2017-12-04 11:44

    By Martin Love 

    Exceptionalism versus magnanimity

    There is no reasonable justification for citizens anywhere to consider themselves or their country necessarily “exceptional”. When one is talking about particular governments pushing the meme of “exceptionalism” (rather than, say, humility) in some grandiose way, watch out. 

  • پرچم ایران آمریکا 2017-11-29 11:10

    By Saeed Sobhani

    U.S. failure in confrontation with Iran

    TEHRAN _ The silence of the U.S. Congress on a nuclear deal with Iran shows that Washington has been confused about how it faces the deal. This confusion has intensified over the past weeks. However, over the next ten days, it seems that the U.S. Congress has announced its final deal on a nuclear deal. Some analysts believe that Congress intends to put more red lines on it, while maintaining a nuclear deal. This is despite the fact that the nuclear deal with Iran can not be changed fundamentally! This is something that most international actors are focusing on.

  • Trump 2017-11-20 03:33

    Yes, Trump with the nuclear codes is terrifying. But the threat of a first strike is a vital deterrent

    Alarmed by President Trump’s bellicose statements and impulsive governing style, two congressional Democrats have introduced legislation that would prohibit the president — any president — from launching a nuclear first strike without a declaration of war by Congress explicitly endorsing such an attack.

  • U.S. Congress 2017-11-19 12:15

    By Saeed Sobhani

    Counter - JCPOA attempts at U.S. congress

     TEHRAN _ Anti-JCPOA Measures of the U.S. Congress are still ongoing. Although officials and senators from the two Democratic and Republican parties have been silent over recent days, they will soon unveil the joint plan of Corker and Cotton. In other words, the U.S. Senate seeks to elaborate and theorize Donald Trump's demands regarding the JCPOA.

  • U.S. Congress moves bill threatening Iran nuclear deal 2017-11-16 11:34

    U.S. Congress moves bill threatening Iran nuclear deal

    The U.S. Congress has taken another measure that make it more difficult for Iran to purchase commercial aircraft from firms that do business in the United States.

  • mogherini 2017-11-07 09:27

    Mogherini in Washington to defend Iran nuclear deal 

    TEHRAN – European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Monday left for Washington to defend the Iran nuclear deal.

  • ظریف 2017-11-01 09:58

    U.S. government cannot hide behind congressional decisions

    TEHRAN - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that the U.S. administration cannot “hide behind decisions by Congress”, noting the U.S. administration is held responsible for international agreements.

  •  Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson at the United Nations in September after a meeting on the Iran nuclear accord. The Trump administration has disavowed the agreement. 2017-10-31 18:11

    90 U.S. nuclear scientists urge Congress to protect Iran deal

    TEHRAN – More than 90 top U.S. nuclear scientists have written a letter to Congress urging it to protect the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.

  • آیت الله صادق آملی لاریجانی رئیس قوه قضائیه 2017-10-31 10:23

    Top judge deplores Congress sanctions on Iran

    TEHRAN – Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani on Monday railed against recent U.S. Congress sanctions against Iran, saying Washington has pursued such a failed policy for decades.

  • روز دوم بررسی رأی اعتماد به وزرای پیشنهادی کابینه دوازدهم 2017-10-11 21:00

    Zarif, Majlis mull over possible responses to Trump

    TEHRAN – Iran will react strongly to any U.S. move against the nuclear deal with global powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Majlis on Wednesday, according to a parliamentarian who attended the session.

  • نشست خبری حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2017-10-11 20:51

    Any country leaving the JCPOA will lose reputation, Rouhani says

    Rouhani: U.S. angry because IRGC humiliated Daesh

    TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday any party that walks away from the multilateral 2015 nuclear agreement would be damaging its own reputation, adding the U.S. is angry with the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) because it has “humiliated” Daesh.

  • Trump 2017-09-16 03:24

    By Jake Novak

    Republicans and Democrats are both finished

    Stick a fork in the Democrats and Republicans. Wednesday night's latest round of deal making between President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders is the latest evidence that the major political parties have lost all semblance of real power.

  • Trump 2017-08-08 01:00

    By Peter Apps

    Amid White House chaos, a rise of the generals

    When White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney was asked why President Donald Trump had appointed former Marine officer John Kelly as chief of staff, Mulvaney had a simple explanation. “You know that he enjoys working with generals,” he said.

  • EU 2017-07-29 09:38

    By STEVEN ERLANGER & NEIL MacFARQUHAR

    EU is uneasy, and divided, about U.S. sanctions on Russia

    European Union officials are worried about a move to toughen United States sanctions against Russia, saying they may cause upheaval in Europe’s energy market.

  • qassemi 2017-07-26 20:42

    Iran denounces new U.S. sanctions bill as illegal

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Wednesday denounced the U.S. Congress for approving a draft law on fresh sanctions against the Islamic Republic, saying Washington is ignoring its commitments under the July 2015 nuclear agreement.

  • Trump 2017-07-26 04:29

    By Jennifer Rubin

    Trump's presidency can't be saved - so what happens next?

    President's team scouring FBI investigator Robert Mueller's records in search of conflicts of interest and readying pardons as desperation over Russia controversy grows

  • Joe Scarborough 2017-07-18 02:05

    By Joe Scarborough

    Trump is killing the Republican Party

    I did not leave the Republican Party. The Republican Party left its senses.

  • Myannmar 2017-07-17 09:07

    Congress shouldn’t let Burma backslide on democratic reforms

    As a political prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi relied on the exiled television station Democratic Voice of Burma and magazine Irrawaddy to tell her story.

  • Trump 2017-07-03 02:16

    By Samuel Breidbart &Vinay Nayak

    Congress can remove Trump from office without impeaching him

    Presidential psychology is quickly becoming a bipartisan issue.