Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has decried an agreement over Iran’s nuclear program hundreds of times — most notably in a March speech to a joint session of Congress. Now that the agreement is signed, experts say Netanyahu has one way left to block it: Go to Congress again and persuade it to reject the deal.15
Young Iranian men and women danced in streets in parts of Tehran and motorists honked car horns to cheer an historic nuclear accord with world powers they hope will end years of economic sanctions and decades of international isolation.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday called the new deal with Iran an “important moment” and said based on what she knows now it is a step toward curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions.5
Hadassah: The Women’s Zionist Organization of America has elected Ellen Hershkin, currently a national board member, as its new national president.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday held a phone conversation with U.S. President Barack Obama in which he expressed Israel’s concern over the nuclear deal between world powers and Iran, an Israeli government source said.3
Republican presidential candidates on Tuesday roundly condemned President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, with Florida Senator Marco Rubio suggesting he would re-introduce sanctions if elected to the White House next year.
The nuclear deal between world powers and Iran starts a new phase of intense negotiation - this time between the Obama administration and the U.S. Congress, where some Republicans have long been working to sink an agreement.
The sealing of a nuclear pact with Iran marks the biggest foreign policy gamble of Barack Obama’s presidency - a legacy-defining achievement that could yet backfire if Tehran exploits any loopholes or escalates tensions in the Middle East.
The chief rabbi of Lithuania appealed to authorities to prevent the excavation of a mass grave of Holocaust victims in the country’s north.
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