U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in Baghdad today that President Barack Obama is gathering the information he’d need if he decides to order airstrikes to counter the advance of Sunni militants in Iraq.
A deal on Iran’s nuclear program is possible by July 20 and talks will continue between Tehran and six major powers if the deadline is not met, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said today at a press conference to mark a year since the election that propelled him to power.
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei accused the U.S. of hypocrisy and of seeking to undermine his country’s independence in a speech to air force commanders in Tehran, the state-run Fars news agency reported.
Red-hot furnaces, oil rigs that glint in the sun, tankers carving through silver seas, all set to the Star Wars soundtrack. This, suggests Iran’s state television, is what an “economy of resistance” looks like.