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Russian President Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a meeting

Russia signals openness to the US, could that change the Middle East?

Where could the “bilateral cooperation continue,” as the Russian Foreign Ministry has indicated it might? On Iran, Russia sees US steps so far as pragmatic.

US Senate works through the night to advance $1.9 trillion COVID-19 bill

With Republicans united in opposition, Democrats must keep all 50 of their members on board in order to pass the package, as they hope to do this weekend.

By REUTERS
06/03/2021
Democratic 2020 US presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden reacts during a televi

US: Our Middle East allies don't get blank check to oppose US interests

"We will maintain our ironclad commitment to Israel’s security, while seeking to further its integration with its neighbors and resuming our role as promoter of a viable two-state solution."

Biden calls off Syria strike after woman, children seen at site - report

The F-15E war planes were already en route when they received the orders to proceed on the first target, but scratch the second.

05/03/2021

Amy Coney Barrett authors first US Supreme Court ruling

In the 7-2 ruling, the justices sided with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, thwarting the Sierra Club's bid to obtain documents concerning a regulation finalized in 2014 relating to power plants.

By REUTERS
04/03/2021

Is Israel on collision course with Biden administration? - opinion

Jerusalem views with trepidation the possibility that the Biden administration will embark on a human rights crusade in the Middle East.

US senators offer bill to rein in Biden war powers after Syria strike

The measure, led by Democratic Senator Tim Kaine and Republican Senator Todd Young, would repeal 1991 and 2002 Authorizations for the Use of Military Force (AUMF) against Iraq.

By REUTERS
03/03/2021
Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz speaks during an interview with Reuters in Athens, Greece, Ja

Any nuclear deal with Iran should be 'improved' - Israel Energy Minister

Steinitz, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, urged US President Joe Biden to put "enormous pressure" on Iran to change its behavior and dismantle its nuclear program.

By REUTERS
03/03/2021

Biden administration cannot return to Iran deal - JINSA

Iran has sought to put tougher restrictions on IAEA inspections and Iran has been using advanced centrifuges at its Natanz and Fordow facilities

Hadi Amr - Deputy Assistant Secretary for Israeli-Palestinian Affairs Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs

PLO: Hamas is on board with a 2-state outcome and ‘peaceful’ resistance

But President Joe Biden and his officials have shown little appetite for reviving Israeli-Palestinian talks.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
03/03/2021
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