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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to "valiant" Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be "irresponsible" and "morally very difficult" not to support them.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘Irresponsible’ Not To Aid ‘Valiant’ Kurds Against ISIS

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday the Obama administration decided to airdrop weapons and ammunitions to “valiant” Kurds fighting Islamic State extremists in the Syrian border town of Kobani because it would be “irresponsible” and “morally very difficult” not to support them.

10/20/2014

Former President Jimmy Carter signs copies of his new book "A Call To Action Women, Religion, Violence, And Power" at Barnes & Noble, 5th Avenue on March 25, 2014 in New York City.  (credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Jimmy Carter: ‘I Could Have Wiped Iran Off The Map’

Former President Jimmy Carter claims he “could have wiped Iran off the map” when Americans were taken hostage after armed Iranians stormed the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979.

10/02/2014

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses a High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament during the 68th United Nations General Assembly. (Photo by MIKE SEGAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian President: Western Media Continues ‘Islamophobic Project’ Against Muslims

Iranian President Hasan Rouhani said Western media continues to spout “false claims” and vilify the Islamic religion, saying that Muslims view such accusations as “part of an Islamophobic project.”

09/26/2014

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addresses a High-Level Meeting on Nuclear Disarmament during the 68th United Nations General Assembly. (Photo by MIKE SEGAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Hundreds Protest Iran President Outside UN Complex

Hundreds have gathered in New York City to protest Iran President Hassan Rouhani during his remarks before the U.N. General Assembly.

09/25/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media during a press conference at the conclusion of the AUSMIN talks at Admiralty House on Aug. 12, 2014 in Sydney, Australia. (credit: Dan Himbrechts - Pool/Getty Images)

Iranian Supreme Leader Rejects US Offer For Cooperation Against ISIS

Iranian Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Monday that Iran has privately refused U.S. requests for cooperation against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

09/15/2014

State Department says the diversion was prompted by a "bureaucratic issue" with the plane's flight plan from Afghanistan. (Photo by BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Chartered Flight With Americans On Board Diverted To Iran

Dispute over flight plan from Afghanistan to Dubai prompted Iranian jets to divert aircraft.

09/05/2014

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Reporter Among 3 Americans Believed Held by Iran

Three Americans, including a reporter for The Washington Post, appear to have been detained in Iran.

07/24/2014

A photo taken on June 24, 2014 in Lille, northern France shows the logo of the French bank BNP Paribas. (credit: PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

French Bank Agrees To Pay Billions For Violating Trade Sanctions By Processing Transactions For Clients In Iran, Cuba

France’s largest bank, BNP Paribas, has agreed to pay nearly $9 billion to resolve criminal allegations that it processed transactions for clients in Sudan and other blacklisted countries in violation of U.S. trade sanctions, the Justice Department announced Monday.

07/01/2014

House Speaker John Boehner speaks following a meeting of the House Republican conference June 18, 2014 at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

‘Absolutely Not': Boehner Opposes US Working With Iran To Help Iraq

The United States should not talk to Iran about jointly helping the Iraqi government fend off insurgents who have been overrunning large swaths of that country, House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday.

06/18/2014

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during ceremonies naturalizing 15 new US citizens from 15 countries at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Clinton: ‘Not Prepared’ to Back Working With Iran

Hillary Rodham Clinton expressed caution Tuesday about the United States working with Iran to combat fast-moving Islamic insurgents in Iraq, saying the U.S. needs to understand “what we’re getting ourselves into.”

06/17/2014

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