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Iraq says Iran’s shift toward West is serious

 Iraq’s foreign minister said Saturday that the new Iranian government led by President Hassan Rouhani offers “the best chance after 34 years of animosity” to improve relations with the United States and should be taken seriously. Hoshyar Zebari also told The Associated Press in an interview that he is working behind the scenes to try […] Continue reading →

The US-Russia agreement on Syria weapons

Highlights of an agreement by the United States and Russia establishing a framework for Syria to destroy all of its chemical weapons. — The U.S. and Russia agree to work together on a new, binding U.N. Security Council resolution that would ensure verification of the agreement to secure and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stocks and […] Continue reading →