Iranian playing in NBA scores with America Hamed Haddadi, left, is the NBA’s first Iranian basketball player. STORY HIGHLIGHTS Hamed Haddadi began playing for Tennessee’s Memphis Grizzlies in August 2008 Despite U.S.-Iran tensions, strains appear absent with teammates, fans alike NBA had to apply to the U.S. government for a license to let Haddadi play […]
Iran ridicules Obama’s “cowboy” nuclear strategy Iran’s hard-line president on Wednesday ridiculed President Barack Obama’s new nuclear strategy, which turns the U.S. focus away from the Cold War threats and instead aims to stop the spread of atomic weapons to rogue states or terrorists. Obama on Tuesday announced the new strategy, including a vow not […]
On the morning of the inauguration of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to his second term, the regime knew it had the upper hand. Baharestan Square, next to the Majlis, the Iranian parliament, is not a good place to hold a protest rally
The families of two U.S. journalists imprisoned in North Korea asked former President Bill Clinton to travel to the Communist country and seek the release of the two women, a senior administration official said
Former President Clinton met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il on Tuesday in North Korea, according to South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, citing North Korean state-run media reports. Clinton is in Pyongyang trying to negotiate the release of two American journalists, according to the White House
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is headed to North Korea to negotiate the release of two American journalists imprisoned there since March, a source with detailed knowledge of the former president’s movements said Monday. The women, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, are reporters for California-based Current TV, a media venture of former U.S.
The United States on Thursday imposed economic sanctions on a North Korean company that the United Nations said is linked to the country’s nuclear weapons program.
The introductory phase of Barack Obama’s foreign policy ambitions concluded Saturday before the Ghanaian parliament, when a solo trombonist sounded a few ceremonial notes.
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The United States will not accept North Korea as a nuclear-armed state, Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Saturday at an international conference. “We will not stand idly by as North Korea builds the capability to wreak destruction on any target in the region — or on us,” said Gates, speaking at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore