About the presence of US troops in post-ISIS #Iraq: - PM @AdilAbdAlMahdi sought US military support from @SecPompeo & Congress - Last four parliamentary sessions didn't include items related to US troops - Division in Baghdad over troops reduction approach https://t.co/t7Q656zXu2
New #sanctions by @USTreasury on 17 entities & 14 people in #Iran who are: - connected to the Organization of Defensive Innovation & Research - connected to Shahid Karimi group - had a past role in the nuclear program - work on missile & explosive projects https://t.co/qfgVcQw77N
While the Gulf crisis continues, the 72nd meeting of the #GCC Committee of Monetary Institutions & Central Banks Governors took place in #Oman to discuss the establishment of Gulf payments company, plus the control of banking and payment systems. https://t.co/5NloPAj0a4
Anger is rising in #Iraq's Mosul over the sinking of a ferry in the Tigris River that killed over 90. Convoys of president @BarhamSalih and #Mosul's governor were blocked by protestors who blamed corruption of local officials for the incident. https://t.co/SayivjPRz9
Joining FATF, the int'l coalition to combat money laundering & terrorist financing starts a debate in #Iran, FM Zarif says membership in the intl watchdog is a national interest, and conservative Assembly of Experts considers it a "strategic mistake" https://t.co/IPqvGH9a3N
#GIFLegislationTracker #ICYMI @RepSchneider introduced a bill that would require the President to send #Congress a report on #Saudi nuclear enrichment capabilities. The bill is the 5th to be introduced in the 116th Congress dealing with US oversight of Saudi nuclear enrichment.
GIF announces a special screening and D.C. premiere of the award-winning film "10 Days Before the Wedding" with Yemeni director @_AmrGamal and producer @TheMohsuni Join us on April 4th at 6:00 pm. To RSVP https://t.co/eLZJS0Y1jm