Topic: United Nations Security Council
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks are likely to remain elusive after Israeli officials said they could reject the settlement freeze Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas listed as a necessary precondition for any negotiations.
08/16/2010 11:23 am
Trade sanctions can only impoverish the tens of thousands of Iranians who form part of the political opposition in Iran, thereby forcing them to look for protection in the arms of the very regime they oppose - Ahmadinejad's.
08/13/2010 10:38 am
Iran mass graves have been dug for US troops if they attack, a former Revolutionary Guard commander has said.
08/10/2010 04:57 pm
The UN inquiry into Israel's Gaza flotilla raid, which left 8 Turks and one Turkish-American dead, opens today. Analysts say incentives are strong for both Turkey and Israel to repair their tattered alliance.
08/10/2010 11:13 am
Despite fresh UN sanctions on Iran, China beefs up trade and investment. Does it know something the US doesn't about Israel's intentions to stop Iran's nuclear program?
08/06/2010 02:58 pm
The US has committed $35 million thus far to battle the worst Pakistan floods in 80 years. Meanwhile, a militant group has some 3,000 volunteers working around the country.
08/06/2010 01:14 pm
New North Korea sanctions will target the banking sector in order to curtail the purchase and sale of weapons. The US-imposed sanctions also aim to stop the import of luxury goods for the elite surrounding leader Kim Jong-il.
08/02/2010 11:39 am
Hans Blix is the former UN weapons inspector who testified Tuesday before the British board of inquiry looking into the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
07/28/2010 12:43 pm
North Korea was sent a clear message from the United States over the past four days of joint war games with South Korea, whose commanders were buoyed by the massive display of American support.
07/28/2010 11:01 am
Iran sanctions agreed to by Europe significantly increase pressure on Iran to return to the nuclear negotiating table. But while talks are good, quick results are what matter.
07/27/2010 04:07 pm