Julian Pecquet

Houthi rebels parade during a rally held to mobilize fighters for battles against government forces, in Sanaa, Yemen, Dec. 1, 2016. (photo by REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi)

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Congress raises alarm over US confrontation with Yemen's Houthis

Thursday, Mar. 30, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

House members want the legislative branch to sign off before any escalation against the Iran-backed group.

Congress cautiously takes on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

A bipartisan Senate bill to slap terrorism sanctions on the Iranian military raises questions about its practical impact.

Congress takes aim at Iran's ballistic missiles

Thursday, Mar. 23, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The House and Senate have wrapped up sanctions legislation just in time for AIPAC confab.

Congress reintroduces Syria sanctions

Wednesday, Mar. 22, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

The House Foreign Affairs panel is expected to take up the bill promptly, but its fate is uncertain in the Senate.

Congress races to craft Iran sanctions bills ahead of AIPAC conference

Monday, Mar. 20, 2017 | Julian Pecquet, Congressional Correspondent

Lawmakers hope to have bipartisan legislation ready when thousands of pro-Israel advocates descend on Capitol Hill next week.

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Julian Pecquet is Al-Monitor's congressional correspondent. He previously led The Hill's Global Affairs blog. On Twitter: @congresspulse Contact him via email jpecquet@al-monitor.com

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