An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff report says that economic conditions are improving substantially in Iran following the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The Pentagon has warned Syria and Russia that the US is ready to shoot down their planes, which Washington claims threaten American advisers in northern Syria.
Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Friday Ankara has received "positive signals" from Washington over the demand for the extradition of Fethullah Gulen, the top US-based Turkish opposition figure.
Iran’s top nuclear official has stressed the Islamic Republic’s strong commitment to the nuclear agreement struck between Iran and six world countries in July 2015, warning the United States about the negative repercussions of violating the deal.
The US House of Representatives has canceled voting on legislation this week, including one on overriding President Barack Obama's health care veto, because of the severe winter storm that hit the eastern United States over the weekend.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says that Washington is slated to repay Iran a $400 million debt, along with an additional $1.3 billion in interest.
The US government will award millions of dollars to the Americans taken hostage at the US Embassy in Tehran in 1979.
Attacks such as the one in Paris represent an evolution of the Islamic State’s model and upend the previous view held by the United States and its allies that the group was a regional threat.
The Pentagon has seized a trove of emails from military servers as it widens an investigation of Central Command over claims that officials had painted a rosier view of the progress of strikes against the Islamic State.
The Washington-based World Bank says it has approved a plan to grant the pro-Western Ukrainian government a $500-million loan package.