As Congress moves to limit or even start unwinding major arms agreements with Moscow, experts warn of a volatile new element in U.S.-Russian relations.
A former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan says the proposed antiterrorism cooperation between Islamabad and Kabul is unlikely to succeed.
Former President Mahmud Ahmadinejad has described his close ally’s recent detention as “illegal” and a “great cruelty,” calling for his immediate release.
In a new round of political muscle-flexing, President Hassan Rouhani has once again lambasted his conservative adversaries as a few “foulmouthed” who “unfortunately” and “unjustly” own “big loudspeakers.”
Public statements by two of Iranian football's luminaries could help ramp up pressure on the conservative establishment to let women into sports stadiums.
During their rule in the 1990s, Afghanistan’s hard-line Taliban banned photography, television, and the Internet by declaring that taking pictures of living things was forbidden in Islam.
An official from Iran’s Climate Agency announced that 95 percent of the country’s land mass is experiencing drought.
Some three years after its fighters stunned the world by seizing vast swaths of territory in Syria and Iraq, IS is on the run. But experts warn that the radical Sunni group is decidedly not defeated.
Russia's young Marxists take heart from a left-wing surge in the West but acknowledge it's a tough row to hoe.
Israel has voiced concerns that the new ceasefire and “de-escalation agreement” brokered by US, Russia and Jordan would create a vacuum for Iran and its proxies to gain a foothold in Syria.