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Iran has rejected direct overtures from top U.S. diplomats, including Secretary of State John F. Kerry, to cooperate with Washington in the battle against Islamic State extremists in Iraq, Iran's supreme leader said Monday.
In an isolated corner of northeastern Iraq, a foreign power has been a crucial contributor in a little-noticed front against the militant Islamic State - and it's not the United States.
As the United States pivots back onto a war footing in the Middle East, President Barack Obama's strategy is rooted in at least three basic assumptions, all of them highly questionable.
Iraq's new prime minister said Saturday that his nation's warplanes would no longer attack areas where civilians are present, a step meant to ease tensions between the Shiite Muslim-dominated central government and the Sunni Muslim minor...
Secretary of State John F. Kerry visited Turkey on Friday, seeking to persuade a reluctant leadership in Ankara to participate in a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.
BEIRUT-U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Friday that it "would not be appropriate" for Iran to participate in a global security conference scheduled for next week in Paris.