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Will the Saudi Anti-Terror Coalition Work?

Saad Khan | Posted 12.16.2015 | World
Saad Khan

Saudi Arabia has -- or claims to have-- assembled an anti-terror coalition. Comprising of thirty-four Muslim states, the coalition will feature both Arab and non-Arab states and will most likely join forces to fight Daesh.

Iran Threatens To Leave Syria Talks, Issues Warning To Saudis

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 11.02.2015 | World

Iran said on Monday it would quit Syria peace talks if it found them unconstructive, citing the "negative role" of Saudi Arabia, in the latest twist ...

The Iran Deal Appears to Have Eased Some of the Conflict in the Middle East

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 08.17.2015 | World
Daoud Kuttab

AMMAN -- Contrary to what Israel and U.S. Republicans are saying, the Iran nuclear agreement has eased rather than exacerbated the conflicts in the Middle East.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Israel Strike Underscores Security Concerns In Syria Beyond ISIS, Upping Stakes For U.S. | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Israeli-linked airstrike in Syria on Sunday is drawing attention to an element of the messy Syrian civil war that the U.S. has tried ...

Tehran Says Iranian General Killed In Israeli Airstrike In Syria

AP | DIAA HADID and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 03.21.2015 | World

BEIRUT (AP) — Beating their chests in anger and chanting "Death to Israel," thousands of mourners marched Monday in a funeral procession for a promi...

Iran's Rouhani: U.S. Strikes In Syria Illegal

AP | Posted 09.23.2014 | World

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the U.S.-led coalition's airstrikes in Syria are illegal because they were not approved...

Kathleen Miles

Iran: America Helped Create ISIS And Is Taking The Wrong Approach ... Again | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq created the extremist group the Islamic State, also k...

Syria And Iran Slam U.S. Strategy In Fighting The Islamic State

AP | ALBERT AJI and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 11.11.2014 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian and Iranian officials criticized the Obama administration on Thursday for excluding them from an international coaliti...

U.N. Finds Iran Violating Arms Shipment Embargo

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, June 27 (Reuters) - A U.N. expert panel has concluded that a shipment of rockets and other weapon...

Iran, Russia Criticize UN For Syria Talks Snub

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 03.23.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Russia and Iran criticized the U.N. chief's decision to withdraw Tehran's invitation to join this week's peace conference on Syria, as...

Iran Uninvited To Syria Peace Talks

AP | RYAN LUCAS and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 03.22.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — A last-minute U.N. invitation for Iran to join this week's Syria peace talks threw the long-awaited Geneva conference into doubt Monda...

State Department Wary Of Iran Role In Syria Conference

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it remains "deeply concerned" about Iran's support of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, even after...

U.N. Invites Iran To Syria Peace Talks

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

UNITED NATIONS, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Syria's political opposition said on Monday it will withdraw from international peace talks scheduled this week unl...

Iran Prepared To Call For Withdrawal Of Foreign Troops From Syria

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister signalled on Tuesday that Tehran could use its influence to encourage non-Syrian forces fighting in...

WATCH: Iranians Dial Up Presence In Syria

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

New footage has provided further evidence that Iran is cranking up its own presence in Syria....

Rouhani: Iran Will Accept Any Elected Ruler In Syria

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's President Hasan Rouhani says his country will accept anyone as ruler of Syria who is elected by the Syrian people, the official...

Iran's Supreme Leader Warns U.S. Will 'Suffer Loss' Over Syria Intervention

Reuters | Posted 09.05.2013 | World

DUBAI, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Iran's most powerful authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Thursday the United States was using a chemical attack in Sy...

Iran, Are you Serioulsy Suing for CIA Coup?

Maryam Zar | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Maryam Zar

Dear Iran, Let me be the first to congratulate you on joining the international community, and taking to the courts to air your grievances, rather than the streets where you usually settle the score.

Russia, Iran Take Joint Position On Syria

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.29.2013 | World

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani agree that chemical weapon use is "impermissible" but oppose intervention in t...

All Is Not Lost for Obama in Egypt and Syria

Saad Khan | Posted 10.27.2013 | World
Saad Khan

The time to get on right side of the fence has not passed yet and the Obama administration could save future embarrassment by choosing the right path.

Iran Warns U.S. Against Syria Intervention

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- An Iranian commander is warning the United States over a possible military move against the Tehran-backed regime of Syrian President B...

Iran's New President Supports Assad

AP | BASSEM MROUE | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

BEIRUT — Iran's new president expressed his country's support to Syria's embattled leader Bashar Assad's regime Sunday, saying no force in the w...

Iran: Attack On Syria Is An Attack On Us

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 01.27.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran considers any attack against Syria an attack on itself, an advisor to the Islamic Republic's supreme leader was quoted as saying ...

Egypt's President Corners Iran

AP | NASSER KARIMI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 10.30.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — In a sweeping message that Iran is on the wrong side of Syria's civil war, Egypt's new president urged the world Thursday to supp...

Iran's Intervention in Syria Must Be Stopped

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 10.09.2012 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

When will the Western powers led by the U.S., the Arab states, Turkey, and Israel take the necessary and credible steps to force Tehran to stop meddling in Syria's internal affairs?