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  • U.S. threatens to end Iran nuclear talks

    U.S. threatens to end Iran nuclear talks
    A senior Obama administration official warned Thursday that world powers could break off nuclear negotiations in Vienna this month unless Iran begins to make concessions. The official said that though the six world powers and Iran have an option to...
  • Self-proclaimed Iraq 'caliph' incites Muslims to holy war

    Self-proclaimed Iraq 'caliph' incites Muslims to holy war
    The leader of the al Qaeda offshoot now calling itself the Islamic State has called on Muslims worldwide to take up arms and flock to the 'caliphate' it has declared on captured Syrian and Iraqi soil. Proclaiming a "new era" in which Muslims will...
  • Iraq willing to accept arms from Russia, Iran, ambassador says

    Iraq willing to accept arms from Russia, Iran, ambassador says
    Iraq will turn to Iran, Russia and elsewhere for arms and military advice if the Obama administration won't supply what it needs to halt an Al Qaeda splinter group, Iraq's ambassador to the United States said Tuesday. Ambassador Lukman Faily said that...
  • Trudy Rubin: Cheney is up to his old tricks again

    For Dick Cheney, Iraq means never having to say you're sorry. His recent interviews damning President Obama for losing Iraq make him sound as if he's suffering from amnesia. But memory loss has not blotted out his central role in creating the Iraq mess....
  • Amid Iraq unrest, idea of three autonomous enclaves gains traction

    Amid Iraq unrest, idea of three autonomous enclaves gains traction
    As Islamic militants have advanced farther into Iraq's heartland, the Obama administration has tried to avert all-out civil war by urging the Shiite Muslim-led government to share more power with alienated Sunni and Kurdish minorities. But if Iraqi...
  • In Iraq, Shiite Muslim militia's reemergence gives U.S. pause

    In Iraq, Shiite Muslim militia's reemergence gives U.S. pause
    He looks more like a desk jockey now than a militant, his graying hair framed by rectangular glasses, his round belly protruding under a button-down shirt. Ali Faris acknowledges that he got soft after the American troops he once fought withdrew from...
  • How 2 shadowy ISIS commanders designed their Iraq campaign

    IRBIL, Iraq The attack in Mosul wasn't particularly surprising, according to Wameed, an Iraqi soldier who'd been assigned to the city's main highway that night. It began June 9 with suicide bombers in cars and machine gun fire directed at checkpoints...
  • Iran says it will not 'kneel' as nuclear talks enter crunch time

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took to YouTube on Wednesday to deliver a message that Iran was ready to take steps to ensure its nuclear programme remains peaceful but would not "kneel in submission" to do a deal with...
  • The ISIS assault in Iraq leads to an unusual alliance

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Friday, June 27: American relations with the Middle East in general and with Syria in particular are in the process of taking some peculiar turns, reflecting the delicate policy...
  • Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts

    Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts
    Iraq's army sent tanks and armored vehicles to try to dislodge insurgents from the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday, the second day of a pushback against a Sunni militant takeover of large stretches of Iraq. The hardline Sunni group leading the...
  • Russian bombers, advisers arrive in Iraq to aid in fight against ISIS

    IRBIL, Iraq The battle for Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit stretched into a third day Sunday with both the Iraqi government and Islamist insurgents reporting heavy loss, as five jet fighters Iraq purchased from Russia arrived. The head of Iraq's...
  • The Iranian 'Modern Family' Isn't So Modern

    ABC's "Modern Family" has received an Iranian makeover -- and it's not so modern. "Haft Sang," which translates to "seven stones," premiered last Sunday in Iran and depicts a similarly large and unconventional family, much like the U.S. version of the...