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Taylor Force Act Advances to House Floor, Would Halt Aid to Palestinians for Rewarding Terror

The House Foreign Affairs Committee unanimously passed the Taylor Force Act (House Resolution 1164) on Wednesday, taking the United States government one step closer to cutting funding to the Palestinian Authority (PA) if it refuses to end its practice of “pay for slay,” which involves rewarding terrorists for killing Americans and Israelis.

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House Passes Symbolic Resolution Renouncing Anti-Israel UN Vote

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a bipartisan measure objecting to last month’s anti-Israel United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 on Thursday, garnering 342-80 votes in favor of House Resolution 11.

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Congress to Vote on Symbolic Resolution Condemning UN

On Thursday, the House of Representatives will vote on a bipartisan resolution condemning United Nations Security Council’s Resolution 2334,which calls Israeli construction in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem “illegal.”

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Dem Rep Engel: We Can Combat Islamic Terrorism With Twitter

Monday on MSNBC, Rep. Eliot Engel (D- NY) said Twitter should be used to combat terrorists like the suspected bomber in New York and New Jersey, Ahmad Khan Rahami, by having “credible people who can appeal to someone who might

Members of the Mujahedeen-e-Khalq organization chant slogans and hold banners during a tour organized by the Iraqi government for foreign diplomats in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Iraq's government has given foreign diplomats a rare look inside a refugee camp housing Iranian exiles, as Baghdad seeks international help resettling …

Last Remaining Iranian PMOI Members Leave Camp Liberty for Albania

On Friday, the remaining 280 members of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) — also known as the People’s Mujahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI) — who were stationed in Camp Liberty (Hurriya) in Iraq were relocated to Albania, officially closing the camp which was a place of refuge for the dissidents against the Iranian regime since the 1980s.

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Kerry Lies to Congress About Iran Deal & ‘Additional Protocol’

Secretary of State John Kerry misled the House Foreign Affairs Committee in his attempt to defend the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday, claiming in his opening statement that Iran had complied with the interim agreement “completely and totally,” and that Iran was “required” by the deal to ratify a key agreement that would prevent it from developing dangerous nuclear technologies in the future. In fact, Iran violated parts of the interim agreement, and there is no guarantee that it will ratify the Additional Protocol to the Non-Proliferation Treaty.

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Royce to Stephanopoulos: Bombing Iran Might Be Only Option

With news of a “provisional” nuclear agreement reached in Switzerland between Iran and the P5+1 powers this weekend, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) appeared on ABC News’ This Week on Sunday where he said the failure of the Obama Administration to negotiate a reasonable deal with the Iranian regime has been a direct factor in raising the likelihood that the United States will need to use military force against Iran.

Top Dem: Iran Deal 'Disappointing'

Top Dem: Iran Deal 'Disappointing'

Congressman Eliot Engel, ranking member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, told CNN’s Candy Crowley. that President Obama’s Iran deal was “disappointing” …

Jerusalem Day on Capitol Hill

Jerusalem Day on Capitol Hill

Foreign policy leaders gathered with dignitaries from Israel on June 4 in Washington, D.C., to speak on Jerusalem Day. It highlights one of the most volatile and intractable geopolitical issues America faces, concerning a city and nation that are sacred

UN Official Blames America, Israel for Boston Bombing

UN Official Blames America, Israel for Boston Bombing

U.N. Human Rights Council Palestine monitor Richard Falk is arguing that the Boston Marathon bombing was carried out in “retribution” for U.S. military actions in Iraq and Afghanistan, “American global dominion,” and supposed Israeli influence of American foreign policy. Concerning