Congress & the Middle East:
Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
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Letter - Revise State Department Policy Regarding Birthplace Designation for American Citizens Born in Jerusalem
H.R. 359 - Urging the European Union to designate Hezbollah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members
H.R. 11 - Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an Obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian Peace
Letter - Calling for Investigation Into Alleged Human Rights Violations by the Israeli and Egyptian militaries
H.R. 354 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the safety and security of Jewish communities in Europe.
H.R. 293 - Expressing concern over anti-Israel and anti-Semitic incitement within the Palestinian Authority.
H.R. 107 - Denouncing the use of civilians as human shields by Hamas and other terrorist organizations in violation of international humanitarian law
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On June 15, 2017, the U.S. Senate passed the
Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 by a vote of 98-2. The act would apply terrorism sanctions to the country's Revolutionary Guard Corps, as well as sanctions on individuals involved with Iran's ballistic missile program. The measure, if approved by the House and signed by the President, would also provide enforcement for an existing arms embargo. Sanctions against Russia were included in the Act, with the aim of targetting individuals
engaged in malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government. To read the full text of the Act, please click here.