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  • A look at countries cited in human rights report

    The Obama administration tagged Iran and Cuba among serial human-rights abusers in its annual report on government mistreatment of its citizens, even as it works toward some sort of rapprochement with both. It also listed numerous other countries where...
  • WikiLeaks exposes Saudi liquor runs, Clinton's passport

    WikiLeaks' publication of more than 60,000 Saudi documents has set pens racing across the Middle East with disclosures about the secretive Arab monarchy's foreign affairs. But lost amid the torrent of revelations are offbeat memos showing the underbelly...
  • Israel's Netanyahu says better Iran deal still possible

    Israel's prime minister says world powers can still insist on a better deal with Iran over its nuclear program as the negotiators' self-imposed deadline rapidly approaches. Benjamin Netanyahu told a graduating class of pilots Thursday that "it is still...
  • Family of ex-US Marine held in Iran renews push for release

    Relatives of a former U.S. Marine held in an Iranian prison since 2011 say they're traveling to Vienna to press for his release as diplomats meet to discuss limits on Tehran's nuclear program. In a statement released Thursday, Amir Hekmati's family...
  • There's a lot to gain if the Iran talks succeed

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, June 24: The long-running negotiations over Iran's nuclear program and the economic sanctions levied against it by major powers are nearing their end, set for June 30....
  • AP Exclusive: Iran would get nuclear help in proposed deal

    Western powers are offering Tehran high-tech reactors under a proposed nuclear agreement, a confidential document says, but a defiant speech by Iran's supreme leader less than a week before a negotiating deadline casts doubt on whether he's willing to...
  • Iran hardens stance on nuclear deal as deadline nears

    Iran has hardened its stance less than a week before the deadline for a nuclear deal, with its top leader rejecting a long-term freeze on nuclear research as a constitutional body on Wednesday approved a law banning access to military sites and...
  • Iran holds funerals for 8 men killed fighting IS in Syria

    Iranian state media say thousands of people have attended the funerals for eight Iranian volunteers killed in fighting against Islamic State extremists in Syria. Thursday's report by the official IRNA news agency says three of the volunteers were...
  • Kerry: US undeterred by Iran leader's nuke comments

    Nuclear negotiations between world powers and Iran will not be affected by recent comments from Iran's supreme leader who appeared to backtrack on key points of an emerging deal, Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday. Kerry, who will leave...
  • Mideast allies fear U.S. will turn its back on them for Iran nuclear deal

    Mideast allies fear U.S. will turn its back on them for Iran nuclear deal
    In 2012, President Obama made it plain in a letter to Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that any attempt to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz would be met with American force. Yet when Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats seized the...
  • Saunas and art therapy: Rehab for convicted Saudi extremists

    For most of his 20s, all Badr al-Enezi could think about was becoming a jihadi fighter. After getting in touch with former Guantanamo Bay prisoners who had returned to militancy, he began plotting how to take up arms. Instead, he was caught by Saudi...