ADEN, Yemen (Reuters) – Air strikes in southern Yemen killed about 30 suspected al Qaeda members on Sunday, local tribal sources said, in the second day of strikes against militant targets in the country.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana’s presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the West African nation.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran on Wednesday dismissed as “unacceptable” U.S. government reservations about Tehran’s choice of Hamid Abutalebi as its new U.N. ambassador, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Despite the Obama administration’s declaration of victory in the Obamacare Wars, Republicans still vehemently oppose the law. House Republicans have voted to repeal the law scores of times, top Republican leaders are calling the law a “disaster” and a “catastrophic failure,” and Republicans are expected to campaign heavily on the law’s flaws in this fall’s midterm elections.
(Reuters) – The Obama administration said on Friday it would extend the period of time for federal agencies to weigh in on the Keystone XL oil pipeline, giving no new deadline.
The move, which likely delays a final decision beyond November mid-term elections, angered Republican and some Democrat lawmakers who have urged President Barack Obama to make the final decision on TransCanada’s project after more than five years of government reviews.
A private American plane owned by the Bank of Utah landed at Mehrabad Airport in Tehran this week, according to the Blaze.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) denied that a nuclear Iran would pose a national security threat to the United States or Israel in a 2007 radio interview with talk show host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.