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Julian Pecquet


People take part in a protest in support of Turkey's position on the 1915 mass killing of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, at Times Square in New York, April 26, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz)

Turks link Armenia to US foes in bid to derail genocide nod

Thursday, Apr. 16, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Ankara's allies raise concerns with Yerevan's ties to Iran and Russia.

White House OKs Senate's Iran bill

Tuesday, Apr. 14, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

President Barack Obama is expected to sign the congressional review of the Iranian deal into law.

Is Hillary Clinton taking 'blood phosphate' money from Morocco?

Friday, Apr. 10, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Critics of a $1 million Clinton Foundation gift see a ploy to build support for illegal exploitation of the "last colony in Africa."

Congress gets its say on Iran deal

Sunday, Apr. 12, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A look at the Middle East issues Congress will be addressing the week of April 13

Saudi Arabia embraces high-tech lobbying

Monday, Apr. 6, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Saudi Arabia is tapping politically connected digital image-makers amid escalating tensions with Iran.

Germans deny signing GOP letter on Iran

Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Two German lawmakers tell Al-Monitor they never even saw the joint letter circulated by hawkish House members.

Congress concerned over Turkey's drift from democracy

Friday, Mar. 27, 2015 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers have asked the State Department to beef up its support for civil society in Turkey to encourage democratic governance.

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