Kerry: ‘Big gaps’ remain between U.S. and Iran

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media after closed-door nuclear talks on Iran taking place in Vienna

Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters Saturday afternoon that “big” and “serious gaps” remain between the United States and Iran as both nations rush to ink a deal aimed at containing Tehran’s nuclear work just over 48 hours before a self-imposed deadline for the talks expires.

In between sit-downs with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, Kerry consulted with major players in the Middle East, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior State Department official told the Free Beacon.

Mole At Jewish Org Fired For Offering Details of Private Call to Anti-Israel Listserv

AP

An employee with a leading Jewish organization was fired after secretly planning to document an internal, off-the-record phone call with a top Jewish community official and pass the information along to a group of liberal activists critical of Israel, according to email correspondence obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

Graham to Force Vote on Key Iran Bill

Lindsey Graham / AP

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) will attempt to force a vote in the U.S. Senate on Thursday on a bill that would require the White House to get approval from Congress on any deal it may sign with Iran as a result of negotiations.