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  • U.S. Treasury to discuss funding for Iraq militant group

    WASHINGTON  - U.S. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will discuss counterterrorism financing during his visit to the Middle East, including the funding network of the group fomenting an insurgency in Iraq, Treasury officials said on Friday. President Barack...
  • U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels

    U.S. considers air strikes, action with Iran to halt Iraq rebels
    The United States said it could launch air strikes and did not rule out cooperating with Iran to support the Iraqi government, after a rampage by Sunni Islamist insurgents across Iraq that has brought accusations of war crimes. Militants from the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Iran eases key demand in nuclear talks, boosting chances for a deal

    Iran is easing a key demand in negotiations with world powers over its disputed nuclear program, boosting prospects for the top-priority agreement that diplomats are racing to finish within a month. Abbas Araqchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister,...
  • Here's what the U.S. can do about Iraq

    There are no good options in Iraq right now. But some are worse than others. Three of the worst, unfortunately, are also the most popularly debated in Washington today: launch U.S. airstrikes without U.S. boots on the ground; work with Iran to fight ISIS,...
  • Iranian president vows to protect shrines in neighboring Iraq

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that Tehran was ready to protect Shiite Muslim shrines in neighboring Iraq under threat from Sunni insurgents. The nation’s top military official, however, said the Islamic Republic had no...
  • Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes

    Iranian police launch campaign to seize satellite dishes
    Iranian police have launched yet another campaign to confiscate privately owned satellite dishes, used by many Iranians to watch foreign television programs. Local news reports said police had launched operations in areas of west and southwest Tehran...
  • Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution

    Obama to send military advisors to Iraq but seeks political solution
    President Obama said Thursday that he will send as many as 300 military advisors to help Iraq's beleaguered armed forces "take the fight" to Islamist insurgents, although he insisted that only a political solution can resolve the crisis. Several special...
  • Negotiators start writing a deal on Iran's nuclear program

    Negotiators from six world powers and Iran on Friday began composing the text of a comprehensive agreement on Tehran's nuclear program, but remained far apart on key issues as they closed out a fifth round of talks. With one month to go to their...