U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Iran’s Rouhani Demands End of Turkish Invasion of Syria ‘At the Earliest Time’

Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called upon Turkey to end its military incursion into Syria as soon as possible because Turks, Kurds, and Syrians alike are being killed. He also chastised Turkey for failing to seek permission from the Syrian government before launching the operation.

In this Sept. 26, 2017, photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington. Tillerson is making his second trip to China since taking office in February, and relations between the two world powers have rarely mattered so much. The standoff over North Korea’s nuclear weapons …

Tillerson on Reports of Ouster: ‘It’s Laughable’

Friday while welcoming Libya’s Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj to the State Department, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said reports of his pending departure were “laughable.” When asked about reports the Trump administration is seeking his resignation, Tillerson said, “It’s laughable.” (h/t

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a business meeting in Istanbul, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Turkey has told the United States it will not join in any military operations that include Kurdish fighters in Syria, Erdogan said Thursday, while vowing to strike the U.S.-backed Kurds if they threaten Turkey's security.(Presidency …

Turkey Hits Out at U.S. for Not Hosting Ramadan Dinner

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticized the U.S. State Department over reports that it would not host a dinner ending the day’s fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addresses 110,000 Basij forces (volunteers) in Tehran, Iran Friday, Oct. 20, 2000, against a backdrop depicting Jerusalem's al Aqsa mosque. Khamenei said Friday that getting rid of Israel was the only permanent solution for the Middle East crisis and that Palestinians could only liberate …

Tillerson: Iran Remains a Leading State Sponsor of Terror

The White House notified the US Congress Tuesday that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear accord negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and that sanctions relief would be extended to Iran in return for the curbing of its nuclear program.

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Russia Freezes Coordination with U.S. in Syria Following American Airstrikes

Russia reacted to U.S. military strikes on its ally Syria Friday by cutting a hotline intended to prevent midair incidents, a response that demonstrates Moscow’s readiness to defy Washington and could even put the two nuclear superpowers on a course toward military confrontation.