Lawmakers to Trump: Stop Stalling on Moving U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

Jerusalem

A group of leading House lawmakers have petitioned President Donald Trump to immediately move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem ahead of deadline that could see the White House delaying the move for at least another six months, according to a letter sent to the president and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

AIPAC-Sponsored Briefing Slams Trump Policy on Iran, Advocates Closer Ties to Islamic Republic

US President Donald Trump speaks about the Iran deal from the Diplomatic Reception room of the White House

A policy expert at an off-the-record briefing for Capitol Hill staffers on Monday sponsored by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC, slammed Trump administration efforts to crack down on Iran and advocated in favor of closer ties with the Islamic Republic, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the conversation.

U.S. Military Aid Fueling Hezbollah’s Next War Against Israel

Members of Lebanon's Shiite Hezbollah movement salute

U.S. officials have become increasingly concerned that American military aid to the Lebanese army is arming the Iranian-backed terror group Hezbollah, which has been amassing a large cache of advanced arms on Israel’s border, according to multiple current and former U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

Iran Sues U.S. for $60 Billion

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif

Iran is claiming that it has sued the United States for $60 billion in response to efforts by the American government to seize the Islamic Republic’s assets as a result of terror attacks that have killed Americans and others.

Congress, Trump Admin Push Cutting Off U.S. Aid to Palestinians, Iranian-Tied Terrorists

Palestinian members of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement

Congressional leaders advanced several key pieces of legislation on Wednesday that would cut off U.S. taxpayer aid to the Palestinians and crackdown on Iran’s financial support for the terror group Hamas, legislative efforts that are being helped along by the Trump administration, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

Congressmen: U.S. Ceding Syria to Iran, Causing Rift With Israel

A large, bipartisan delegation of lawmakers warned the Trump administration on Tuesday that its regional policies are laying the groundwork for Iran to takeover Syria, according to a letter sent to the State Department that urged the administration to present Congress with a plan for combating the Islamic Republic’s foothold in the war torn country.

U.S. Admits Possible Role in Arming Iranian-Backed Militants in Iraq

Members of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps

U.S. officials acknowledged Iranian-backed forces in Iraq could be using American-made arms, an admission that comes amid growing concern on Capitol Hill the U.S. government is quietly working with militia fighters in Iraq who are directly tied to the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), according to multiple sources familiar with the situation.