The U.S. House approved a bill that would give Congress the ability to review an emerging nuclear deal with Iran.
Republican leaders in the House brought the measure to a vote despite pleas from conservative members demanding changes.
The bill, which was passed by the Senate last week 98-1, now goes to the President for his signature.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday that he fears the ongoing military intervention by Saudi Arabia in Yemen will lead to regional sectarian war, and he added that the Obama administration shares his concerns.
“I don’t want to speak for them, but I think we agreed on this,” Abadi said of his conversations Monday with President Obama, Vice President Biden and Secretary of State John F. Kerry. “They want to stop this conflict as soon as possible,” he said of the administration, but the Saudis “don’t want a cease-fire now.” FULL POST