Thursday, 14 December 2017
The House of Representatives approved a draft resolution stating that the Treasury Department is required to publish a list of the assets of Iranian leaders, more specifically the Supreme Leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei. This comes amid congressional calls for investigations on how these resources are spent on supporting and spreading terrorism. The US House of Representatives approved law number HR 1638 on Wednesday titled “Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act”. The law ...
Friday, 16 December 2016
The Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee in the US House said “Iran violated agreement for its terrorism support”
Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Khamenei commented on the decision of the US House of Representatives to extend the sanctions for ten other years on Iran
Wednesday, 2 December 2015
It’s almost all over. A parliamentary election for Egypt’s House of Representatives, which has dragged on for over a month and has been about as boring as it has been complicated, is drawing to a close.There have been two stages to the elections, each with a run-off and a complicated ballot in which the large majority of seats has been contested by individuals running as “independents”.A minority – about 25 percent – of the total seats in the new parliament ...
Monday, 12 October 2015
The Egyptian parliament, which is expected to be elected next week, has a legislative authority that observers say is the highest in the history of modern Egypt. The new parliament may not be a partner in decision-making with the president but has become the president's “supervisor”. The House of Representatives is charged with approving the general policy of the state and the general plan for economic and social development. It is also tasked with approving the general budget and ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
The 400-25 vote sends the legislation to the White House, where administration officials have said Obama will sign it into law
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Lawmakers voted unanimously to broaden financial sector sanctions on Hezbollah and allow the Treasury more power to pursue foreign banks
Monday, 21 October 2013
In the summer of 2011, President Obama negotiated with Republican leaders over the terms for raising the federal government’s debt ceiling. He soon concluded that he had committed a major blunder, and he was right. The debt ceiling, an artificial construction, is a separate congressional vote authorizing the treasury to pay bills that Congress has already enacted, including interest and rollover of U.S. treasuries. Those treasuries are universally acknowledged as the safest – the ...