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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden sought to assure Israel that he would not tolerate a nuclear Iran as he met incumbent Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday amid a major upheaval in Israeli politics and growing angst in Tel Aviv over the US administration’s efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. Biden noted that …

BAGHDAD – The Egyptian president arrived in Baghdad on Sunday on a first official visit by an Egyptian head of state in more than 30 years, for tripartite talks with Jordan and Iraq to deepen economic cooperation and safe. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was greeted by Iraqi President Barham Salih upon his arrival on Sunday morning. …

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria calls on international leaders to resume talks aimed at ending the 10-year Syrian conflict between opposition forces allied with the United States and the Russian-backed Syrian government. © Getty Images UN envoy calls for resumption of talks on war in Syria In his remarks to the UN Security …

(Bloomberg) – Even as Russia gathered more than 100,000 troops on Ukraine’s borders in April, Andriy Zagorodnyuk was convinced that President Vladimir Putin would not go to war. The former defense minister in Kiev, who had also spent years on plans to modernize the Ukrainian military, felt Putin knew an invasion wouldn’t be a walk …

It has been fifty years since the United States declared one of the costliest wars in its history – a trillion dollar campaign at home and abroad that continues today. In June 1971, President Richard Nixon, alarmed by the rise of permissive hippie culture and drug use, sparked what would become the “War on Drugs,” …

Baku, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan on Saturday released 15 Armenian prisoners of war in exchange for the location of 97,000 Armenian landmines in the territory recaptured by Azerbaijan during the Nagorno-Karabakh war last fall. It was a welcome sign that American diplomacy in the Caucasus is alive and well. The victory of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan …

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s only nuclear power plant has suffered an unexplained temporary emergency shutdown, state television reported on Sunday. An official of the national electricity company Tavanir, Gholamali Rakhshanimehr, said on a talk show that the closure of the Bushehr plant began on Saturday and would last “from three to four days”. Without further …

Armenians are voting in early parliamentary elections on Sunday, after the country was defeated in a war with Azerbaijan last year over the secessionist enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Acting since April 25, reformist Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan of the Civil Contract party has called an early election in hopes of renewing his term, but he is …

TEHRAN – An assistant research professor of Gulf politics at Qatar University says Saudi Arabia’s ill-informed approach to Yemen has turned the war in Yemen into a nightmare in modern Saudi history. “The lack of a uniform approach by the GCC, which has prevented the Saudi objective of converting the war in Yemen into a …