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  • Iran fills key role in battling Islamic State in Iraq

    In an isolated corner of northeastern Iraq, a foreign power has been a crucial contributor in a little-noticed front against the militant Islamic State — and it's not the United States. At his office here, Mala Bakhtiar, military supervisor of the...
  • U.S. rules out military coordination with Iran

    PARIS (Reuters) - The United States on Monday ruled out any possibility of future military coordination with Iran in a U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State fighters but held out the prospect of separate talks with Tehran on Iraq, describing the...
  • Iran nuclear bomb probe will not be 'endless': IAEA

    VIENNA (Reuters) - A U.N. nuclear agency investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Iran will not be an "endless process", its chief said on Monday, pressuring Tehran to step up cooperation with the long-stalled probe. Three weeks after Iran...
  • Iran's leader leaves hospital after operation, in good health: state TV

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, 75, left hospital on Monday a week after undergoing prostate surgery, state television reported. Official media said he was in good health. Khamenei succeeded Supreme Leader and founder of...
  • More nations willing to fight Islamic State than took on Iraq in 2003

    More nations willing to fight Islamic State than took on Iraq in 2003
    France is ready to wage airstrikes against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria. Saudi Arabia will open its bases to train Syrian opposition fighters. Most Middle East and Persian Gulf states have pledged to support a common stand against terrorism and...
  • Trip Tips: In summer, Iranians cool off at 'jeweled plains'

    DUBAI (Reuters) - For those who prefer to bundle up rather than strip down in summer, Iran's highland pastures offer something cooler than the usual coastal retreats. Javaher Dasht, which translates as "jeweled plains," is 2,000 m (6,500 ft) above the...
  • In Syria, Obama must win trust to beat Islamic State

    BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Before the United States can beat Islamic State in Syria, it will have to win the confidence of mainstream Sunni rebels who blame Washington for leaving them outgunned by the Islamists and further than ever from toppling President...
  • Putin, Iran's Rouhani to discuss trade, economic ties

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while they are in Tajikistan for a security summit on Friday to discuss trade and economic ties, a Kremlin official said. He did not say whether...
  • Iranian official: U.S.-Iran talks on Iraq are a one-way conversation

    U.S. officials' discussions with Iran about the militant threat in Iraq are one-way conversations, with Americans doing all the talking, a spokeswoman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said Thursday. The spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, told journalists at her...
  • U.S., Iran again discuss Islamic State

    U.S., Iran again discuss Islamic State
    Despite their repeated insistence that they are not cooperating in Iraq, U.S. and Iranian officials again discussed the militant group Islamic State during a high-level meeting last week, the State Department disclosed Tuesday. Marie Harf, a State...
  • Middle East's deep divisions reflected in reactions to Obama speech

    Reaction to President Obama’s vow to “destroy” the Islamic State militant group was predictably mixed throughout the Middle East and elsewhere on Thursday, with commentators and media outlets reflecting deeply divided opinions about U.S....