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  • U.S. talks to Iran about crisis in Iraq, militant threats, official says

    U.S. talks to Iran about crisis in Iraq, militant threats, official says
    The State Department's No. 2 diplomat spoke with Iranian counterparts Monday about the crisis in Iraq, a senior State Department official said. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns arrived in Vienna on Monday to join international negotiations on...
  • United States and Iran may enter into a strange alliance

    We now understand that Iran and the U.S. may work together against the extremists in Iraq. What was that term? "Strange bedfellows"?  -- Carole Bogaard, Oak Lawn
  • Disillusioned Washington and the Middle East

    The Marines -- 250 of them, together with carrier air support and Marine Corps Osprey support craft -- have been dispatched to save the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, the "biggest in the world," "the size of the Vatican City," with its swimming pools and...
  • Lawmakers divided over next steps on Iraq

    WASHINGTON When President Barack Obama meets with congressional leaders Wednesday about the deteriorating situation in Iraq, he'll hear plenty of agreement that something must be done but little consensus about what that should be. Obama will meet with...
  • Britain plans to reopen its embassy in Iran amid improving relations

    Britain plans to reopen its embassy in Iran amid improving relations
    Relations between Britain and Iran have improved in recent months and "circumstances are right" to reopen the British Embassy in Tehran, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Tuesday. The election a year ago of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...
  • Iraq says it stopped Islamic militants 35 miles from Baghdad

    Iraq says it stopped Islamic militants 35 miles from Baghdad
    Islamic insurgents who swept through northern and central Iraq, inflicting humiliating defeats on government forces, met tough resistance Tuesday on the northeast approaches to the capital and officials said the advance had been halted. Amid heavy...
  • Iran economy remains in distress amid sanctions: U.S.'s Lew

    By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said Iran's economy remained in a state of distress due to sanctions over its nuclear programme and that the United States would not rush into making a bad deal to prevent Iran...
  • ISIS takes last government-controlled city in northern Iraq

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria claimed control Monday of the last major city that had been held by the government in northern Iraq. The government denied that Tal Afar had fallen to ISIS, but that assertion was contradicted by hundreds...
  • Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq

    Obama tells Congress U.S. deploying up to 275 troops to Iraq
    President Barack Obama told Congress on Monday the United States was deploying up to 275 military personnel to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the country's embassy in Baghdad after militants seized control of the north of the country....
  • Point finger at Maliki

    The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Tuesday, June 17: Politics being what they are in this country, it was predictable that Democrats and Republicans would point fingers at each other when Sunni insurgents began taking over...
  • U.S., Iran discuss possible cooperation against Iraq militants

    The weeklong onslaught by a marauding army of Islamist extremists in Iraq pushed the United States and its longtime rival Iran on Monday to discuss collaborating against a common foe, although the White House ruled out any joint military operations....
  • Iran maneuvers to win blame game if nuclear talks collapse

    Iran maneuvers to win blame game if nuclear talks collapse
    Iran's nuclear negotiating team has come to this city hoping to seal a deal on its disputed nuclear program that will finally remove the international sanctions crippling its economy. But just in case they don't win that diplomatic victory, they are...