09/20/14 03:17 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With Iran refusing U.S. demands that it gut its uranium enrichment program, the two sides are now discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran's enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium, diplomats told The Associated Press Saturday....
By Justin Green | 09/20/14 12:51 PM
A group of 31 Republican senators sent Secretary of State John Kerry a letter Friday expressing grave concern over "troubling nuclear concessions to Iran."
09/20/14 12:46 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists. Their inability to work together complicates efforts to...
By Rebeccah Heinrichs | 09/17/14 02:42 PM
Building a strong missile defense is challenging, but it's not optional. The technology needed to build a long-range, intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) was once far out of reach for all but the most highly developed countries. Today, the regimes most hostile to the U.S. are arming up.
09/15/14 09:32 PM
PARIS (AP) — As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference. U.S. Secretary...
By Susan Crabtree | 09/15/14 05:31 PM
The White House says the chance of a meeting between President Obama and Russian or Iranian leaders at the United Nation's General Assembly meeting next week are slim to none.
By Justin Green and Luke Rosiak | 09/13/14 02:08 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry says Iran shouldn't come to a Paris conference about the threat posed by the Islamic State.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/12/14 07:01 PM
While visiting Turkey to press leaders there to start taking steps to shut down its borders — and the flow of funding — to the Islamic State, Kerry waved off any suggestion that Iran would join the so-called coalition of the willing.
09/12/14 03:45 PM
VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency said Friday that it is studying a request from Iran that it condemn the purported incursion of an Israeli drone. Gill Tudor, spokeswoman for the International Atomic Energy Agency, said the Iranian letter, dated Sept. 9, had been circulated to the agency's...
09/12/14 01:30 PM
PARIS (AP) — France is prepared to invite Iran to an international conference Monday aimed at coordinating actions to knock out the Islamic State extremists in Iraq — even though that runs counter to the U.S. refusal to deal with Tehran. The position reflects a recent shift in France's policy...
09/11/14 10:35 AM
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian and Iranian officials criticized the Obama administration on Thursday for excluding them from an international coalition coming together in the battle against the Islamic State group, while a state-run Syrian daily warned that unauthorized U.S. airstrikes on Syria...
By Becket Adams | 09/10/14 01:52 PM
Hillary Clinton enjoyed remarkably high approval ratings during her time as secretary of state under President Obama, but those numbers have evaporated as the Middle East burns and Moscow continues its expansion westward -- leaving her legacy in tatters.
By Susan Crabtree | 09/10/14 07:44 AM
When President Obama addresses the nation Wednesday night about his plans to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, he will likely lay the ultimate responsibility for securing the extremist group's lasting defeat on a regional coalition of Middle East countries.
By Thomas Sowell | 09/09/14 01:18 PM
Everything in Obama's history suggests that he is going to leave the job half done, so long as that gets the issue off the front pages and off the TV newscasts.
09/08/14 06:01 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader underwent prostate surgery on Monday and was recovering at a government hospital in Tehran, state media said in a rare report on the state of health of the country's top cleric. The 75-year-old Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has final say on all state...
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