Iran’s newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations is facing criticism for his anti-Israel views and past comments urging Muslims to “unite around resistance” to the Jewish state.
The United Nations Security Council voted on Tuesday to reject a resolution that would have called for the establishment of a Palestinian state by 2017.
Iran’s illicit nuclear program could be more advanced than previously believed, according to new information released Friday by an Iranian dissident group that raises new questions about what Tehran has been hiding from nuclear inspectors.
VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran is failing to address suspicions it may have researched how to build an atomic bomb, a U.N. watchdog agency’s report showed on Friday, potentially complicating efforts by six powers to reach a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program.
Iran continues to block United Nations weapons inspectors from accessing information from Iranian nuclear scientists and military sites, making it impossible to confirm claims from Tehran that its nuclear program is solely for peaceful purposes.
Syria declared four new chemical facilities that were previously not disclosed to inspectors that were promised a full declaration of Syria’s chemical weapons, the Associated Press reports.
President Barack Obama favorably quoted and praised on Wednesday in his speech before the United Nations a controversial Muslim cleric whose organization has reportedly endorsed the terror group Hamas and supported a fatwa condoning the murder of U.S. soldiers in Iraq.