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Senate Panel Approves Stiff Iran Sanctions and Says Russia Is Next - New York Times

WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved on Thursday the most sweeping sanctions against Iran since the United States and five other nations reached an agreement with Tehran in 2015 to sharply limit that nation's nuclear ...and more »

Top GOP senator warns Trump administration: Show progress with Russia or we'll pursue sanctions - Chicago Tribune

The Republican chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee issued a rare challenge to the Trump administration Thursday: Prove to us that you are making progress with Russia over the war in Syria soon, or we will push forward with sanctions. Sen.and more »

Boeing's Iran Deal Puts Trump in Tight Spot - Financial Tribune

Boeing's planned multibillion-dollar aircraft sales to Iran are facing a growing backlash from Republicans in Washington, but one key politician has stayed silent: Donald Trump. The proposed sales have put the US president in a tough spot, pitting his ...and more »

Bob Corker, other senators back new sanctions on Iran - The Tennessean

WASHINGTON — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted Thursday to impose new sanctions against Iran but held off on punishing Russia for meddling in last year's presidential election. THE TENNESSEAN. Sen. Bob Corker hopes for different ...and more »

US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran - Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee backed legislation on Thursday that would impose new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile development, support for Islamist militant groups, weapons transfers and human rights ...and more »