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Malaysia Flight 17 prosecution faces major evidentiary and legal obstacles
Despite mounting evidence that Russian-backed separatists downed a commercial aircraft over Ukraine last week, Western diplomats and law enforcement officials face significant obstacles prosecuting the culprits, according to current and former U.S. officials.
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Is it news, or is it propaganda?
A bipartisan bill in Congress, the U.S. International Communications Reform Act is aimed at clarifying the mission of U.S. international media.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
US News & World Report
Sanctions Give Obama Leverage in Iran Nuclear Talks
The United States and other world powers extended the deadline to reach a comprehensive final agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program to November 24, 2014.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
White House Snubs Some Senior Lawmakers on Iran Negotiation Details
Some members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which has jurisdiction over matters of international nuclear energy, said they were not given any updates about the status of the nuclear negotiations with Iran, which were extended Friday to Nov. 24. "They don't consult us," said Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida.
United Jewish Federation of Tidewater
Erdogan calls Israel more barbaric than Hitler, but defends Turkish Jews
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Israel was worse than Hitler, but appeared to heed calls to urge his political allies to tone down attacks on the country's Jews.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Chairman Ed Royce To Speak At Hearing On Turkish Democracy
CHAIRMAN ED ROYCE TO SPEAK AT HEARING ON TURKISH DEMOCRACY Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/124999/chairman-ed-royce-to-speak-at-hearing-on-turkish-democracy/ House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman, Rep. Ed Royce WASHINGTON--On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce , Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, will deliver an opening ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Daily Beast
Maxim Zmeyev/ReutersCongress: MH17 Crash is - Act of Terror'As...
As details pour in of a Malaysia Airlines flight brought down in eastern Ukraine, lawmakers are demanding the tragedy be treated as a terrorist attack.
Hill seeking information about crash
Lawmakers in Congress are seeking more details on reports that a Malaysian commercial airplane was shot down Thursday on the border between Ukraine and Russia.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
US reviewing extension of Iran diplomacy after - tangible progress'
Talks likely to be extended beyond July 20 deadline; Kerry declines to address Zarif's proposal in public, criticized swiftly by US lawmakers.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
'You do not Speak for Us!' Pro-Palestinian Protesters Crash Nyc Rally For Israel
A pro-Israel rally in New York City was disrupted on Monday by a loud counter-rally for the Palestinian side of the conflict, with both sides straining to have their voices heard over one another at a particularly raucous event on the steps of City Hall.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Ed Royce: Only Tough Sanctions Will Break Iran's Nuke Habit
The only way to stop Iran from giving Hamas the deadly missiles it is firing at Israel now and keeping the Islamic Republic from becoming a nuclear power are tougher sanctions, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce, R.- CA.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
US lawmakers to foster closer India ties through community
Washington, July 12 - Three leading Democratic lawmakers have vowed to engage with the Indian-American community to identify possible areas for near-term collaboration and work to address challenges in the US-India partnership.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers seek role in Iran nuclear talks
More than three-quarters of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter sent to President Barack Obama Wednesday, insisting that lawmakers play a role in any decision to offer Iran long-term sanctions relief in connection with negotiations on Tehran's nuclear program.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
US criticises SE Asia on rights
The Republican party chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Ed Royce, likened conditions faced by minority Muslims in western Myanmar to concentration camps.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Mount Vernon Daily Voice
Truman Scholar, Mount Vernon Resident Meets With Congressman
MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Mount Vernon resident and Truman Scholarship recipient Akunna Faith Uka met with U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel last month to talk about public service careers, with a focus on teaching.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
From Protest To Advocacy To Networking, ANCA Interns Take Washington By Storm
FROM PROTEST TO ADVOCACY TO NETWORKING, ANCA INTERNS TAKE WASHINGTON BY STORM Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 http://asbarez.com/124688/from-protest-to-advocacy-to-networking-anca-interns-take-washington-by-storm/ >From Left: Alina Sarkissian, Inna Mirzoyan, Armen Sahakyan, Raffi Karakashian, Congressmen Eliot Engel , His Grace Bishop Anoushavan ... (more)
Accounting of confiscated Turkish churches sought
Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their former Christian owners has transcended an initial hurdle.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Food & Water Watch: Advocates to Sec. Kerry: Don't Jeopardize...
July 3 - Fifty organizations sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry calling on the U.S. government to maintain respect for the government of El Salvador's procurement of seeds for a successful food security program.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Top Dems push labor reforms abroad
Top House Democrats are pushing Bangladeshi leaders to take greater steps to protect their nation's garment workers, who supply clothing to some of the leading retail chains in the United States.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
US prepares difficult response to the death of Israel's boys, balancing sympathy and restraint
State Department urges restraint on both sides; House Foreign Relations Committee chair says US should be under no illusion that unity gov't wants peace.