The Lebanese Armed Forces Logistics brigade received on Tuesday, 69 additional Humvee vehicles through Beirut’s port as part of the US aid program planned for the LAF, LBC reported The Lebanese Marine forces also received 4 Special gunboats.
North Korea has released a new propaganda video that shows President Obama and United States troops in flames and credits Washington with leading the impoverished country to become a proud nuclear power. Songs, operas and novels that stoke hatred against the United States and belittle South Korea are daily fare for North Koreans living under […]
China surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s biggest trading nation last year as measured by the sum of exports and imports of goods, official figures from both countries show. U.S. exports and imports of goods last year totaled $3.82 trillion, the U.S. Commerce Department said last
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday reiterated his desire to engage in direct talks with the United States, on the condition that the West stop pressuring his country. “Take your guns out of the face of the Iranian nation and I myself will negotiate with you,” he said at an event attended by tens of […]
Iran’s highest authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Thursday slapped down an offer of direct talks made by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden this week, saying they would not solve the problem between them. “Some naive people like the idea of negotiating with America, however, negotiations will not solve the problem,”
Iran said on Sunday it was open to a U.S. offer of direct talks on its nuclear program and that six world powers had suggested a new round of nuclear negotiations this month, but without committing itself to either proposal. Diplomatic efforts to resolve a dispute over Iran’s nuclear program, which Tehran says is peaceful […]
US Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly met on Thursday with Lebanese President Michel Suleiman and Prime Minister Najib Mikati to discuss the bilateral relations and assistance for refugees as well as the political and security situation in Lebanon and regional events .
US Vice President Joe Biden will discuss the carnage in Syria in meetings on Saturday with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Syrian opposition chief Moaz al-Khatib, the White House said. Biden will hold the meetings on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference
They were sitting in the Security Council Hall of the United Nations, but it was the International Criminal Court that may well have been on the minds of the delegation from the new non-member state of Palestine — and, more specifically, how to send representatives of Israel there, as defendants.
US Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta took a break Wednesday from war planning and leading the world’s most powerful military to pay his respects to Pope Benedict XVI, a champion of peace. Panetta, an observant Catholic who proudly wears his Italian American heritage on his sleeve