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Senator Menendez Opposes F-16 Jet Sale to Turkey

Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Sen. Bob Menendez expressed his opposition to the sale of US F-16 fighter jets to Turkey in a recent interview with the Air Force magazine. “I personally am not supportive of giving them...

Opposition to Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey Grows in US Congress

Dozens of members of the US House of Representatives have sent a letter to Secretary of State Antony Blinken opposing the sale of F-16 fighters to Turkey. This follows Turkey’s request earlier this month to purchase 40 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighter...

US Congress Moves to Block Sale of F-16 Jets to Turkey

Members of the US Congress are piling on pressure on the Department of State this week to prevent the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey. On Thursday it emerged that a cross-party letter addressed to Secretary of State Anthony...

US Congress Turns Spotlight on Turkish Extremists Grey Wolves

The US Congress passed an amendment on Tuesday to the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that could affect the status of the extremist group the Grey Wolves, operating in Turkey and occupied Cyprus. The amendment, introduced by...

USA to Establish New Federal Holiday Marking End of Slavery

The US Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would make Juneteenth, or June 19th, a federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery.

Gus Bilirakis Named Florida’s Most Bipartisan Congressman

Gus Bilirakis, a Greek-American from Palm Harbor, Florida, was named the state's most bipartisan Congressman on Monday.

U.S. Congress Mulls Act to Hold Turkey Accountable for Ecumenical Patriarchate

Legislation to hold Turkey accountable for violating the religious freedoms of the Ecumenical Patriarchate was introduced in the U.S Congress

Is Biden About to Recognize the Armenian Genocide?

Senator Bob Menendez asked the Biden Administration to officially recognize the genocide against the Armenian people.

US Lawmakers Call for the Return of Parthenon Marbles to Greece

US lawmakers introduced a resolution in Congress on Thursday calling on Britain to return the Parthenon Marbles to Greece.

Nicole Malliotakis Named Assistant Whip for Republican Conference

Nicole Malliotakis, the Greek-American who won the congressional race for New York's 11th District in November, has been appointed as an assistant whip for the Republican conference in the House of Representatives. Members of the whip team serve as floor...