Trump and the Middle East

House advances diluted bill cutting Palestinian aid

Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017 | Bryant Harris, Congressional Correspondent

Original supporters of the Taylor Force Act say pushback from Democrats and the Trump administration has watered down their legislation.

Congress moves bill jeopardizing Iran nuclear deal

Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017 | Bryant Harris, Congressional Correspondent

New legislation could violate the JCPOA by impeding aircraft sales to Iran.

Controversy in Iran over headline targeting Dubai

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 | Al-Monitor Staff, Contributor

A headline perceived as belligerent sparks a broad backlash against the hard-line Iranian daily Kayhan.

Washington silent on report US official went to Damascus

Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel

The CIA declined to comment on a report that a US official went to Damascus this week to discuss US citizens believed detained in Syria.

Iranian negotiator says US bad intentions not limited to Trump

Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 | Al-Monitor Staff, Contributor

The Iranian deputy foreign minister spoke to Iran’s parliament about both the benefits and challenges of the nuclear deal.

Russian 'czar' back in Tehran

Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 | Al-Monitor Staff, Contributor

Russian President Vladimir Putin visits Tehran once again.

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