Rohani defends interim nuclear deal

TEHRAN — Iran’s president defended an interim nuclear deal that eases some of the international community’s crippling economic sanctions in return for a freeze on part of uranium enrichment activities, saying Saturday th [Read story...]

US committed to Gulf security, says Hagel

MANAMA – The United States has a proven and enduring commitment to Middle East security, backed by diplomatic engagement and a fierce array of warplanes, ships, tanks, artillery and 35,000 troops, Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel told Gulf Arab l [Read story...]