A former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations is calling on a prominent New York City hotel to deny accommodations Iranian President Hassan Rowhani and his political delegation, which will be in the city next week for the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
Iran’s delegation to the United Nations (U.N.) General Assembly will include the country’s only Jewish lawmaker, a vehement anti-Zionist who once publicly kissed Iran’s former Holocaust-denying President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in front of the Iranian Parliament.
The United States should unequivocally state its intentions for a post-2014 troop presence in Afghanistan to reassure the Afghan people ahead of elections next year, national security experts said Thursday.
A top Iranian military commander said that President Barack Obama will “see the return of the U.S. soldiers’ corpses” should he decide to launch a military strike on Tehran’s disputed nuclear sites, according to regional media reports.
A senior Muslim Brotherhood official who, until recently, had been employed by the William J. Clinton Foundation was arrested in Cairo on Tuesday and charged with inciting violence.
Israeli Maj. Gen. Yair Golan said Wednesday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can potentially hold on to power for a several more years, despite having lost control of most of the country.
Twitter erupted yesterday with excited messages from activists and media figures who speculated that the brief restoration of Facebook and Twitter in Iran signaled a new era of freedom under President Hassan Rowhani.
The relationship between Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and his country’s Christian minority is far more complex than the portrait drawn by Assad allies and opponents of a U.S. military intervention, according to Christians from the region and Middle East experts.
U.N. chemical investigators on Monday confirmed the use of sarin nerve agent in an August 21 poison gas attack outside the Syrian capital in a long-awaited report that the United States, Britain and France said proved government forces were responsible.
Iran announced that it is planning to shoot a Persian cat into outer space, according to reports.