Middle East/North Africa
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Saudi Arabia is distributing a memo on Capitol Hill detailing its counterterrorism efforts.
Sen. Ted Cruz landed an immediate blow on GOP presidential rival Donald Trump at AIPAC.
Ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat says it's time to look past bilateral talks.
Netanyahu delivered a blistering rebuke of President Obama’s Iran strategy.
The top Armed Services Republican blasted Obama's foreign policy as "off the rails."
Democrats, meanwhile, warn the president against escalation.
“Escalating it is not in the cards,” the Illinois Democrat said.
The South Carolina Republican accused the president of ignoring his national security team.
The president also called for the release of an Israeli soldier captured by Hamas.
The president defended the "tireless" work of Kerry on a Middle East peace deal.
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"Our allies are concerned that America is experiencing Middle East lethargy.”
Saudi Arabia has seen its clout diminished by the administration’s nuclear deal with Iran.
The escalating conflict is a significant challenge for President Obama.
Iran and United States are figting on the same side in Iraq.
Incumbent Nouri al-Maliki is insisting that he should remain in power.
“We should take nothing off the table," said the former Homeland Security chairman said.
“That’s not going to solve the problem," the Democrat said.
“America is proud to act alongside our closest friends and allies,” President Obama said.
Iraq's ambassador said Iran has offered “all the help literally to replace America.”
McCain said he is "very pleased" his "friend" Clinton can join this year’s forum.