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The Trump ‘chaos’: America needs hope and change now more than ever


Special to By Sheda Vasseghi What does chaos theory have to do with Donald Trump and are both just what America needs at this moment in history? In his Sept. 29, 2015, article, Mark Leibovich of The New York […]

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House bill would block lifting of Iran sanctions until U.S. terror victims paid

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Special to The U.S. House of Representatives on Oct. 1 passed a bill that would block President Barack Obama from ending sanctions on Iran until American victims of Iranian-backed terrorism are compensated. An aide to Rep. Patrick Meehan, Pennsylvania […]

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Iran bank’s appeal over 1983 Lebanon attack

Rescuers at the U.S. Marine barracks a day after a suicide truck bomb exploded at the site near the Beirut airport in October 1983. / Zouki / AP

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by Iran’s central bank against a $1.75 billion judgment over a 1983 bomb attack on a U.S. Marines barracks in Lebanon. […]

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Netanyahu slams UN’s ‘deafening silence’ in a speech punctuated by his own 40 seconds of silence

Israel's Netanyahu gave the UN the silence treatment.

Special to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a blunt address to the United Nations General Assembly, slammed the world body for its indifference to Iranian threats to destroy Israel. Netanyahu said that the Iran deal “doesn’t make peace […]

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Russia will ‘consider’ expanding its air offensive to Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.  /Reuters/Azad Lashkari

Special to Russia is said to be considering Iraq’s offer to allow it to carry out air strikes on Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) in Iraqi territory. Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Sept. 30 he […]

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Handshake with Obama generates uproar back in Iran

U.S. President Barack Obama meets Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at the UN on Sept. 28.

Special to The “handshake with the enemy” has created a storm of controversy in Iran’s parliament. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shook hands with U.S. President Barack Obama on Sept. 28 at United Nations headquarters in New York, […]

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Netanyahu warns he will not allow use of Syria as Iran base to threaten Israel

Special to Israel will never allow Syria to become a base for Iran to launch attacks against the Jewish state, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said. Netanyahu made the statement on Sept. 29 in New York ahead of his address […]

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Sisi takes control, eclipses Obama, restores Egypt’s regional clout

Egyptian President President Abdul Fatah Sisi at the opening ceremony of the New Suez Canal. / Reuters

Special to Sol W. Sanders President Abdul Fatah Sisi is rapidly resuming Egypt’s role as leader of the Arab world, nosing out U.S. Mideast leadership under President Barrack Obama’s “leading from behind”. Initially snubbed by Obama after his military […]

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Obama: U.S. willing to work with Russia and Iran to resolve Syrian war

President Barack Obama speaks during the opening session of the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York on Sept. 28.

Special to Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. President Barack Obama said Washington will work with any nation on resolving the war in Syria, specially singling out Russia and Iran. But Obama, speaking at the UN General Assembly […]

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New war on terror: Iraq joins Russia, Iran, Syria against ISIL

Iraqi militiamen battle ISIL near Fallujah.  /AP Photo/Hadi Mizban

Special to Iraq’s military said on Sept. 27 that it will coordinate with Russia, Iran and Syria on “security and intelligence” details in the ongoing battle against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). Iraq will “help and cooperate […]

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