U.S. Senate


  • U.S. Senate 2020-02-14 16:16

    By staff and agencies

    U.S. Senate votes to limit Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran

    The U.S. Senate passed a legislation on Thursday to limit President Donald Trump’s ability to wage war against Iran.

  • Donald Trump 2019-12-21 10:27

    By Martin Love

    If it had a soul, America may have lost it

    NORTH CAROLINA - So, Donald Trump has been impeached. So what, one must say, aside from the fact that he is only the third President to have ever been so stained by the U.S. House of Representatives (exactly along party lines), which will no doubt drive him to even more error because of his vast, narcissistic nature.

  • سنای آمریکا 2019-06-29 20:43

    'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike

    WASHINGTON (USA Today) – The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a measure Friday that would have blocked President Donald Trump from launching a military strike against Iran unless he got explicit congressional approval.

  • پنتاگون 2019-03-18 22:26

    Pentagon budget shows U.S. paranoia of China

    TEHRAN - The U.S. paranoia about Chinese threat is evident in the defense budget released by Pentagon, which talks about Chinese bombers, Chinese hypersonic missiles. Chinese cyber-attacks, and Chinese anti-satellite weapons.

  • Trump 2018-12-29 12:35

    By Max Greenwood

    Majority in poll want Trump impeached or censured

    Nearly 60 percent of U.S. voters surveyed say President Trump should be either impeached and removed from office or formally censured, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris poll released exclusively to The Hill.

  • Yemeni children 2018-12-17 10:49

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    The U.S. Senate's role in the killing of Yemeni children

    TEHRAN - The U.S. Senate voted on Thursday to end American military assistance for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen. This was reported by the media as the strongest show of bipartisan defiance against Trump’s support for the Saudi family over the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist who was against bin Salman policies.

  • U.S.- Saudi Arabia 2018/12/16

    By Samuel Oakford

    Washington sends the Saudis a long-overdue bill

    The Pentagon’s $331 million invoice to the Kingdom and the UAE was another blow after a difficult week

  • Trump 2018-12-14 15:06

    By hamid Bayati  

    Trump impeachment and stigmatizing MBS; the fate in the Congress’s hand

    TEHRAN - Perhaps Mohammed bin Salman failed to imagine that his credibility and royal reputation, or what’s left of it, would depend on U.S. Senate, which has become a nightmare for him.

  • Mike Pompeo 2018-04-22 08:38

    By Mohammad Ghaderi

    Decoding Pompeo's words at U.S. Senate

    TEHRAN - The CIA Director "Mike Pompeo", who is nominee for Secretary of State, has recently mentioned meaningful words in his hearing at the Senate on Iran and the nuclear deal. In his words, he acknowledged that Iran was not after nuclear weapons even before the nuclear deal, nor will be in the future.

  • 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.

  • trump 2017-08-19 03:04

    By Elaine C. Kamarck

    Trump is just six senate votes away from impeachment

    At some point in 2019 (if not sooner) a Republican Senator may walk into the Oval Office and say to President Trump: “Mr. President, we don’t have the votes,” at which point the Trump presidency will end in a resignation or a conviction in the Senate.

  • Iran's parliament 2017-07-29 20:34

    Iranian Foreign Ministry, Parliament agree on anti-U.S. bill 

    TEHRAN – On Saturday, Iran’s parliament (Majlis) and Foreign Ministry agreed unanimously on a draft bill to counter “the U.S. support for terrorism and adventurism in the Middle East.” 

  • IRGC missiles 2017-06-28 18:42

    IRGC to receive $600m as offset to U.S. legislation

    TEHRAN – Iran’s parliament, the Majlis, is preparing a legislation to grant 20 trillion rials (over $600 million) to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps in response to the new U.S. sanctions moves.

  • علی اکبر ولایتی 2017-06-17 11:04

    Velayati says Senate sanctions are breach of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN - The U.S. Senate's decision to impose new sanctions on Iran is an "unquestionable" violation of a nuclear deal reached in 2015 between Tehran and six major powers including the United States, a senior Iranian official said on Friday.

  • Zarif calls on former firebrand MP to apologize for false claims 2017-06-12 20:26

    Zarif says has written to Mogherini twice on U.S. ‘destructive policies’  

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday he has sent “two written messages” to the European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, over the past weeks on “destructive policies” of the U.S.

  • James Comey 2017-06-11 04:17

    By Donald Lambro

    ‘I need loyalty. I expect loyalty’

    Former FBI director James Comey erased any doubt last week that President Trump asked him to halt a key part of his investigation into the Russian collusion scandal and insisted on his complete “loyalty.”

  • Iran’s military on parade to mark Army Day 2017-05-26 20:59

    By staff and agencies

    U.S. Senate approves new sanctions on Iran

    The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved on Thursday the most sweeping sanctions against Iran since a nuclear deal was reached in 2015.

  • Lindsey Graham 2017-02-20 13:48

    U.S. senators consider sanctions on Iran after missile launch

    TEHRAN – U.S. Republican senators plan to introduce a legislation to impose further sanctions on Iran in the wake of the recent missile test by Iran, a U.S. senator announced on Sunday.

  • Marco Rubio 2017-01-26 11:00

    Hawkish GOP senators reintroduce Iran non-nuclear sanctions bill

    In the first session of the new Congress, U.S. Republican Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Todd Young (R-IN) and John Cornyn (R-TX) reintroduced the Iran Non-nuclear Sanctions Act, a legislation that would impose harsh financial and economic sanctions countering Iran’s non-nuclear activities.

  • حسن روحانی رئیس جمهور 2016-12-09 10:50

    Rouhani says decisions on Senate bill made

    TEHRAN – Iran has come up with decisions on how to react to an anti-Iran act by the U.S. Senate which it says infringes an international nuclear deal finalized last year with six world powers. 

  • نشست خبری بهرام قاسمی سخنگوی وزارت خارجه 2016-12-05 21:27

    An implemented ISA would fly in face of nuclear deal

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has warned the U.S. administration of signing into law of an anti-Iran act, saying it goes against Washington's commitments under an international deal between Iran and world powers.

  • Rouhani’s ministerial picks win confidence vote in Majlis 2016-12-03 09:26

    Iranian parliament to adopt legislation against Senate act

    TEHRAN - MP Akbar Ranjbarzadeh said on Friday that the Iranian parliament will approve a triple emergency plan on Sunday to counter the Senate’s act.

  • aref 2016-12-02 19:05

    Senate act will influence international trust on U.S.: senior reformist lawmaker

    TEHRAN - Mohammad Reza Aref, head of the reformist parliamentary Hope faction, said on Friday that the Senate’s action in extending the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for another 10 years will negatively influence international trust on the U.S.

  • وزارت خارجه 2016-12-02 16:09

    Tehran rejects Senate sanctions renewal as JCPOA breach

    TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Friday the U.S. Senate’s vote to renew sanctions law against Tehran flouts the terms of an international nuclear deal finalized last year.