In October, the Syrian government asked the world's major powers for armored vehicles and other security gear that it claimed were absolutely vital to safely transporting hundreds of tons of chemical agents out of the country.
Role-playing exercise shows fighting in Syria could last a decade before all sides are ready for peace.
The plan for the destruction of all Syrian chemical stockpiles outside the country will be released Dec 17, a UN spokesperson said Wednesday.
Is the "Joint Plan of Action" accord to curb Iran's nuclear program a good agreement for the West and Middle East peace, or is the agreement, signed November 24 in Geneva, just the same treacherous Iranian wine in a fancy new bottle?
The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times on Sunday, Dec. 8: Click to Continue »
TEHRAN – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that Moscow is keen to continue cooperation with Tehran to develop its nuclear energy program. “We know that Iran is working to establish new (nuclear) facilities, including (at) Bushehr.
On Nov. 20, 1917, as the First World War raged, T.E. Lawrence, a British colonial officer, travelled to the town of Deraa in modern Syria to survey the rail lines. Lawrence, a key player in the revolt in which Arabs were fighting Ottoman Turkish ...