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Senate To Delay Iran Vote To April

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Senate will delay any vote on a bill that would require President Obama to seek congressional approval for any nuclear deal with Iran. Republicans and Democrats agreed to delay the vote until April 14th. Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker had pushed for a vote Thursday, but Democrats have resisted…

US Questioning Netanyahu’s Position On Palestinian State

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The State Department is questioning the consistency of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's position on a Palestinian state.   Spokeswoman Jen Psaki says the department has noted Netanyahu's latest remarks leaving the door open for a two-state solution, but she says the U.S. "can't forget about" past comments. Prior to Netanyahu winning…

U.S. Will Reevaluate Mideast Peace Approach

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. will have to reevaluate its approach to Middle East peace.   Earnest told a briefing today that a re-evaluation is needed after comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . Earnest said Netanyahu seemed to "walk away" from a commitment to a two-state solution between…

Tunisia Arrests 9 Suspects In Deadly Museum Attack

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Tunis, Tunisia) -- Police in Tunisia are holding nine suspects in Wednesday's deadly attack at a popular museum. The Tunisian Health Ministry put the death toll at 23 today after gunmen targeted tourists at the national museum in the capital city of Tunis . Government officials said four of the suspects were directly involved in…

Obama Ordering Government Greenhouse Gas Cuts

Posted On March 19, 2015

(Undated) -- President Obama is ordering a cut in the federal government's greenhouse gas emissions. Obama will sign an executive order today before meeting at the Energy Department with some companies that supply the federal government. He'll talk with them about their plans to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases. Obama is focused on fighting climate…