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Iranian President: Western Media Continues 'Islamophobic Project' Against MuslimsIranian 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.”
Hundreds Protest Iran President Outside UN ComplexHundreds have gathered in New York City to protest Iran President Hassan Rouhani during his remarks before the U.N. General Assembly.
Iran Foreign Minister: Israel's Netanyahu A LiarIran's foreign minister has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a liar who requires deception to promote his policies.
Syria Says Government Fighting 'Terrorists' Who Eat Human HeartsSyria's foreign minister claimed Monday that his government is fighting a war against al-Qaida-linked militants who eat human hearts and dismember people while they are still alive, then send their limbs to family members.
Obama: 'Peace Process Is Stillborn' In SyriaPresident Barack Obama, in a planned address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday morning, said that the "peace process is stillborn" in regards to resolving civil war currently plaguing Syria.
Obama Challenging Other Countries To Help Civil Society GroupsPresident Barack Obama is challenging other countries to do more to help groups aimed at improving society carry out their work.
Obama Expected To Signal Willingness To Engage With New Iranian GovernmentSeeking to build on diplomatic opportunities, President Barack Obama is expected to signal his willingness to engage with the new Iranian government if Tehran makes nuclear concessions long sought by the U.S. and Western allies.
Obama Opens Meetings At UN With Diplomatic Opportunities On Vexing IssuesPresident Barack Obama opens meetings at the United Nations with diplomatic opportunities on three vexing issues: Iran's disputed nuclear program, Syria's chemical weapons use, and elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
Iranian President Says Nation 'Is Ready To Talk' With West Ahead Of UN TripOn the eve of a landmark trip to attend the U.N. General Assembly, Iran's president offered Sunday his most expansive vision that a deal to settle the impasse over Tehran's nuclear program could open doors for greater cooperation on regional flash points such as the Syrian civil war.
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