UN: Growing Number Of Foreigners In Terror Groups, Social Media AidingA new United Nations report says the world is facing a challenge from foreigners traveling to fight in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.
US, Russia Set for First Talks Since Syria DealThe U.S. and Russia are set to hold their first high-level talks since sealing a deal to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons and the onset of an apparent warming between Iran and the West.
UN Urges Immediate Humanitarian Access to SyriaThe U.N. Security Council called Wednesday for immediate access into Syria to provide desperately needed aid, expressing alarm at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation.
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 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.
White House: 'Russia Is Now Putting Its Prestige On The Line' The White House tried Wednesday to pin the success or failure of a diplomatic option to secure Syria's chemical weapons on Russia rather than the United States as Secretary of State John Kerry headed for Geneva to work on a Russian proposal for international inspectors to seize and destroy the deadly stockpile.
Report: Bipartisan Group Of Senators Crafting Alternative Ultimatum For SyriaSenior congressional aides say a bipartisan group of senators is working on an alternative measure to a resolution authorizing U.S. military force against Syria.
US, EU Accuse Iran Of Ongoing Nuclear Defiance And DeceptionThe U.S. accused Iran of deception and defiance Wednesday, asserting that over the past decade it has stonewalled international demands to allow scrutiny of its nuclear programs.
Report: North Korea Could Launch Rocket By Next WeekWith all stages of a long-range rocket already complete, North Korea could be ready to launch as early as next week.