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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

Iran's foreign minister has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a liar who requires deception to promote his policies. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Foreign Minister: Israel’s Netanyahu A Liar

Iran’s foreign minister has called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a liar who requires deception to promote his policies.

10/01/2013

Syria'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. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Says Government Fighting ‘Terrorists’ Who Eat Human Hearts

Syria’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.

09/30/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘Peace Process Is Stillborn’ In Syria

President 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.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama speaks while meeting with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Sept. 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Jin Lee-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Challenging Other Countries To Help Civil Society Groups

President Barack Obama is challenging other countries to do more to help groups aimed at improving society carry out their work.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama speaks during the International Civil Society event on Sept. 23, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Jin Lee-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Expected To Signal Willingness To Engage With New Iranian Government

Seeking 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.

09/24/2013

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) Annual Phoenix Awards on Sept. 21, 2013 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Opens Meetings At UN With Diplomatic Opportunities On Vexing Issues

President 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.

09/23/2013

On 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. (BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian President Says Nation ‘Is Ready To Talk’ With West Ahead Of UN Trip

On 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.

09/22/2013

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