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How Iran, Assad and Hezbollah are using Christian persecution by ISIS to hijack the minorities

More than 400,000 Christians are refugees in Kurdistan with no immediate hope for a return home. Scores of Christians have been killed, raped, and kidnapped by the Jihadists of ISIS.

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Tim Kaine on Israel, Gaza

U.S. Senator Tim Kaine released the following statement on the escalating conflict in Gaza.

Sen. Tim Kaine meets with U.S. troops in Egypt

On the final day of a week-long tour across the Middle East, U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine visited the Multinational Forces and Observers Mission (MFO) South Camp in Sharm el Sheik and met with *servicemembers from Virginia.

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Tim Kaine statement on Egypt

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South and Central Asian Affairs, released the following statement on the State Department’s announcement regarding U.S. assistance to Egypt.

Kaine calls for halting Egypt aid, policy review in wake of unrest

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine today released a statement calling for the U.S. government to immediately cease assistance to the Egyptian government as the Obama Administration and Congress conduct a thorough policy review.

Kaine on Egypt: ‘A difficult situation’

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., made the following statement today in Waynesboro regarding the ongoing unrest in Egypt.

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Tim Kaine joins bipartisan letter condemning Egyptian jailings

Sen. Tim Kaine joined a group of U.S. senators expressing concern about a recent decision by an Egyptian court to sentence critics of the new regime to jail.

Chris Graham: Middle East uprisings-A bad thing?

I’m having a hard time figuring this out – the notion that the popular uprisings against tyrannical regimes in the Middle East is a bad thing for the United States. Seriously, are we that set on how much a gallon of gas costs here? Apparently so. I mean, I can understand the concern – that […]

Frank Knapp Jr.: A warning for U.S. democracy

Make no mistake about it – the peaceful Egyptian revolution was brought about by the workers and small business owners of that country protesting together. They want economic opportunity for all and a democratically elected government that puts its peoples’ interests above the interests of the financially powerful, well-connected oligarchy. There is a lesson here […]