A group of former Guantanamo Bay prison camp detainees have staked out the U.S. embassy in Uruguay in a demonstration meant to pressure the U.S. government to provide them with taxpayer-funded reparations for their time spent in the terrorist prison, according to Uruguayan officials.
MIAMI—An Argentine delegation was forced to cancel a scheduled appearance in Florida this week following new accusations by a federal prosecutor that the delegation is working to undermine the Argentina’s relationship with Iran, according to sources apprised of the situation.
Secretary of State John Kerry told his Iranian counterpart that he wished the United States had a leader more like Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, according to comments made by a senior Iranian cleric and repeated in the country’s state-run media.
President Barack Obama’s abuse of executive power privileges has essentially frozen Congress out of the government for the past six years, leading to foreign policy disasters across the globe and systemic domestic problems, according to Sen. David Perdue (R., Ga.), who blasted the White House’s abuse of power during a speech on the Senate floor Monday evening.
A senior State Department official admitted on Wednesday that the agency’s networks face “thousands” of cyber attacks by hackers on a daily basis and that breaches have occurred in some cases, according to testimony presented before Congress.
A fleet of Iranian warships arrived near the Southern coast of Yemen on Wednesday in a move likely to add greater tension in a developing U.S.-Iranian standoff in the region, according Iranian military leaders.
An anti-Israel activist who served as an expert witness on behalf of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in a recent terrorism trial was hosted for a meeting with senior White House officials, according to visitor logs released by the Obama administration and media reports.
A senior State Department official admitted before Congress on Tuesday that its networks have been subjected to malicious hack attacks that have affected the department, according to testimony offered before a Senate Foreign Relation’s Subcommittee.
The University of California (UC) Riverside is under fire for offering students a new course about Israeli “apartheid” that critics describe as anti-Semitic and in violation of school policy prohibiting political indoctrination in the classroom, according to course materials and sources familiar with the situation.
The State Department on Monday would not rule out giving Iran up to $50 billion as a so-called “signing bonus” for agreeing to a nuclear deal later this year, according to comments made to reporters following reports that the Obama administration had formulated a plan to release tens-of-billions of frozen Iranian funds.