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  • Mission creep and the Islamic State

    Mission creep and the Islamic State
    Mission creep usually guarantees mission failure. What follows from changing the original goals of the mission is all too evident in the failed U.S. efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the United States has fallen into that trap with the Islamic State....
  • Remember the threat from Iran

    Remember the threat from Iran
    At the recent United Nations summit in New York, the U.S. and Iran agreed on two things: • The Islamic State is a menace to Iraq, Syria and the region. • Talks to halt Iran's rogue nuclear program have stalled; prospects for a deal by the...
  • Iranian man executed for heresy: rights group

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A former psychologist has been executed for heresy in Iran after eight years in detention, human rights groups said, in the latest example of what activists say is a worrying rise in the use of death penalty by the Islamic Republic....
  • Iran to give military grant to Lebanese army: official

    Beirut (Reuters) - Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the head of Iran's national security council said on Tuesday, boosting security forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States. The Lebanase Army has been...
  • Netanyahu calls on Arabs to take first step for peace

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in remarks to the United Nations General Assembly, said Monday that Arab nations should start working with Israel if they want to bring about an Israeli-Palestinian peace. Netanyahu said that while an Israeli-...
  • Israel PM tries to shift focus from Islamic State to Iran at U.N

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday tried to shift the spotlight away from the Islamic State militant group and back to Iran, warning the United Nations that a nuclear-armed Tehran would pose a far greater...
  • Allies and adversaries in the Middle East

    Allies and adversaries in the Middle East
    Who are we at war with in the Middle East? At first glance, this seems like a straightforward question with an obvious answer. We are at war with the Islamic State terrorist organization in Iraq and Syria. Moreover, "war" is the exact descriptor to use,...
  • Bahrain court revokes citizenship of nine over arms smuggling: agency

    MANAMA (Reuters) - A Bahraini court on Monday revoked the citizenship of nine people convicted of trying to smuggle weapons into the country and it sentenced them to life in prison, the Gulf Arab kingdom's official news agency said. King Hamad, in a move...
  • Iran prays for rain amid acute water shortage

    The ritual chants of "Death to America!" have not gone away, but at Friday services across Iran worshipers sought divine intervention in a matter more climatological than ideological. The faithful prayed for rain, or at least were urged to do so. "For...
  • Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani

    Israeli leaders denounce U.N. speeches by Abbas, Rouhani
    Israeli leaders emerged from a long weekend of the Jewish New Year and Sabbath to denounce speeches delivered at the United Nations General Assembly last week by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. In a...
  • No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking

    No breakthrough in Iran nuclear talks, sides agree to keep talking
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on...
  • American pastor marks 2nd year in Iranian prison

    WASHINGTON Under a dark and cloudy sky, Naghmeh Abedini, of Meridian, Idaho, stood before hundreds of people gathered in a park near the White House. She held in her hand a birthday letter to her daughter. With tears in her eyes, Abedini read the letter,...