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'Obama Handshake' Triggers Anger in Iran Parliament

4 days ago

The Iranian foreign minister’s reported handshake with U.S. President Barack Obama triggered chants of “Death to America” in Tehran’s parliament Wednesday and a warning against “another kind of spying.”

The foreign ministry has confirmed a

Russia Gave Israel Advance Notice ahead of Syria Raids

4 days ago

Moscow informed Israel Wednesday it was about to launch air strikes in Syria before the attacks, the first by Russian warplanes in the years-old conflict, an Israeli official told AFP.

Russian warplanes struck in two

U.S. Officials Say Russia Deployed 28 Combat Planes in Syria

13 days ago

Russia has deployed 28 combat planes in Syria, U.S. officials said Monday, confirming the latest move in Moscow’s increasing military presence in the war-torn nation.

“There are 28 fighter and bomber aircraft” at an

U.N. Chief 'Extremely Concerned' about Europe Migrant Crisis

13 days ago

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday he was “extremely concerned” about the treatment of migrants and refugees in Europe and called for compassion ahead of a European Union summit on the crisis.

Ban appealed “to all EU leaders to show