Republican Senator Marco Rubio's "Combatting BDS Act," seeks to counter the global Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement against Israel over its abuse of Palestinians and occupation of their lands.
Soon after the US president announced his withdrawal plan from Syria, contradictions emerged from within the country's foreign policy apparatus.
The partial federal shutdown can drag into Christmas as US President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remain stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico.
Kingdom's foreign ministry denounces "recent position of US Senate" as fallout from Jamal Khashoggi's murder continues.
Anger at the human cost of the Yemen war and outrage over Jamal Khashoggi's murder are prompting a harder line in the US Congress with the Senate greenlighting a vote that could end US military support for Riyadh's war in Yemen.
Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says "I'm innocent" in testimony before US Senate Judiciary Committee after the panel heard testimony from professor Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of trying to rape her 36 years ago.
Trump dropped a bombshell with his sudden support for the two-state solution, exposing deep political fault lines within Israel.
The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 allows for increased spending on new F-35 fighter jets, ships and M1 Abrams tanks, raises military pay by 2.1 percent and authorises nearly $5 billion for Afghanistan security forces.
The White House issues a statement saying Trump would sign the bill after reviewing the final version.
The bill is the first major foreign policy legislation approved by Congress under Trump but it is not clear if Trump will sign it or veto it.
As the latest Obamacare repeal bill is rejected, Senators are now considering a "skinny" repeal, which would eliminate some parts of the Affordable Care Act, which is unpopular with its critics.
The outcome is a huge relief for President Donald Trump, who has been pushing hard to live up to the party's campaign promises to repeal 2010 Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.
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