ARAB COUNTRIES RELATED TERM(S) MIDDLE EAST

ARAB COUNTRIES related term(s) Middle East

ARAB COUNTRIES related term(s) Middle East

Bills and resolutions

Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf: recognize U.S. role in evolving energy landscape in member countries (see H. Res. 795), H1754 [21MR]

Foreign policy: support continued cooperation with Israel, ensure adequate capabilites to counter Iran’s destabilizing activities, and support stability and safety in the Middle East (see H. Res. 785), H1652 [15MR]

Iraq: facilitate safe return of displaced peoples, support establishment of self-governing province, and rehabilitate war-ravaged areas in Nineveh Plain to preserve homeland and heritage of religious minorities (see H. Res. 741), H1217 [16FE]

Ramadan: recognize Islamic holy month and commend Muslims for their faith (see H. Res. 889), H3929 [10MY]

Saudi Arabia: require any civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with the U.S. prohibits enrichment of uranium or separation of plutonium on Saudi Arabian territory to ensure nonproliferation (see S. Res. 541), S3760 [12JN]

Letters

Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act: Representative Goodlatte, Committee on the Judiciary (House), H1085 [13FE]

——— Representative Royce, Committee on Foreign Affairs (House), H1085 [13FE]

Remarks in House

Foreign policy: assess status of the war on terrorism, E563 [27AP]

Hamas (terrorist organization): impose sanctions for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights by reason of the use of civilians as human shields (H.R. 3542), H1083–H1087 [13FE], E1076 [26JY]

Iran: include specific countries in which Iran is operating in strategy to counter destabilizing activities, H4566 [22MY]

Iraq: facilitate safe return of displaced peoples, support establishment of self-governing province, and rehabilitate war-ravaged areas in Nineveh Plain to preserve homeland and heritage of religious minorities (H. Res. 741), E1127 [7AU]

Ramadan: recognize Islamic holy month and commend Muslims for their faith, H4291 [22MY], H5077 [12JN]

Syria: anniversary of start of civil war, H1616, H1646 [15MR], E274 [7MR], E322, E328, E329 [15MR], E369 [26MR]

——— halt slaughter of Syrian people, encourage a negotiated settlement, and hold human rights abusers accountable for their crimes, H3085 [10AP], H3130 [11AP]

——— halt slaughter of Syrian people, encourage a negotiated settlement, and hold human rights abusers accountable for their crimes (H.R. 1677), H3583 [26AP], H5968, H5969 [28JN], E328 [15MR]

——— ongoing civil war, H3400 [18AP], H5968–H5970 [28JN]

Remarks in Senate

Supreme Court: decision in President Trump v. Hawaii relative to Executive order suspending the issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, S4466 [27JN]

Syria: ongoing civil war, S1575 [8MR], S6183 [17SE]

Reports filed

Require Saudi Arabia Civilian Nuclear Cooperation Agreement With U.S. To Prohibit Enrichment of Uranium or Separation of Plutonium on Saudi Arabian Territory To Ensure Nonproliferation: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (S. Res. 541), S5455 [30JY]

Syria Civilian Protection Act: Committee on Foreign Relations (Senate) (H.R. 1677), S6495 [3OC]

Texts of

H.R. 3542, Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act, H1083 [13FE]

S. Res. 541, require any Saudi Arabia civilian nuclear cooperation agreement with the U.S. prohibits enrichment of uranium or separation of plutonium on Saudi Arabian territory to ensure nonproliferation, S3764 [12JN]