TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hasan Rouhani, speaking Sunday on the eve of a trip to New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly, declared his country is ready for talks with the West on its disputed
Today is Sunday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2013. There are 100 days left in the year.
Today’s Highlight in History:
On Sept. 22, 1776, Nathan Hale was hanged as a spy by the British during the
WASHINGTON (AP) — After years of estrangement, the United States and Russia are joined as partners in a bold plan to rid Syria of chemical weapons. More surprising yet, American and Iranian leaders — after an exchange of
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Interfax news agency is quoting a top Kremlin official as saying the government could drop its support for Bashar Assad if the Syrian president reneges on his commitments to give up chemical weapons.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Technical experts at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons were reviewing Saturday a further disclosure from Syria about its chemical weapons program.
A day earlier, the body that polices the global
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian activist group says government troops backed by allied militiamen have stormed a predominantly Sunni village in the center of the country, killing at least 15 people.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
WASHINGTON (AP) — A flurry of goodwill gestures has raised the possibility that President Barack Obama and Iran’s new president will meet for the first time next week in an important symbolic step toward easing their tensions between
BEIRUT (AP) — For Syria’s divided and beleaguered rebels, the creeping realization that there will not be a decisive Western military intervention on their behalf is a huge psychological blow.
President Bashar Assad’s regime has gained strength, largely
CAIRO (AP) — A human rights group says 150 refugees from Syria are being detained under poor conditions by Egyptian authorities and are in danger of being deported back to the war-torn country.
Amnesty International says the refugees
McLEAN, Virginia (AP) — A U.S. Army veteran accused of fighting alongside an al-Qaida-affiliated group of Syrian rebels has been released from jail following a secret plea deal.
Eric Harroun, 31, had been charged with providing material support