Iran's vice-president has said that the phone conversation between Hassan Rouhani and Barack Obama was of huge global significance and represented a defeat for hardliners in both countries. Writing for
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Assad information minister describes US and British claims "inconsistent with reality and a barefaced lie". Syria has dismissed US and British claims that it may have used chemical arms as a "barefaced
Five soldiers killed and many more wounded in Rada despite early warning and increased security measures. Suspected Al-Qaeda fighters have killed five Yemeni soldiers in an attack on a checkpoint southeast
A recently revised Arab peace initiative has received positive responses in many Israeli quarters this week, with remarks by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu even being interpreted as a sign support
President Barack Obama revealed Friday that he talked with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, marking the first time leaders from the U.S. and Iran have directly communicated since the 1979 Iranian revolution.