U.S. Congress

In Ramallah, U.S. Lawmakers Slam Abbas over Terrorist Pay-for-Slay

Ten U.S. Congress members met Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah last week in what they said was a “tense” discussion that involved a dressing down over the PA’s so-called pay-for-slay policy rewarding terrorists and their families, the Times of Israel reported on Wednesday.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian National Council at his compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, April 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

U.S. Congress Group Backs Ally Australia Against China Trade Threats

A bipartisan U.S. Congress group has slammed China for threatening punitive economic sanctions against long-term ally Australia. The support follows Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s very public drive for an independent investigation into the origins of the global Chinese coronavirus pandemic.

US President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrive to speak during a visit to Pratt Industries plant opening in Wapakoneta, Ohio on September 22, 2019. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Army Captain Sues Obama over Islamic State War

Army Captain Nathan Michael Smith, 28, has filed suit against President Obama in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, contending that the President lacks legal authority for his war against the Islamic State.

Army Captain Sues Obama over Islamic State War