Hunter floated the idea of hitting Iran with nuclear weapons.
Middle East/North Africa
"If a diplomatic solution is the responsible approach [in Syria], all parties involved are going to have to be represented in some way" in whatever deal is struck, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Wednesday.
Any plausible peace plan to end the ongoing carnage in Syria "cannot be achieved by [limiting] ourselves to narrow strips of interest," Hagel told reporters at the Pentagon.
Saeb Erekat wants Kerry to stop Israel's "continuing settlement activity" and "crimes."
The Obama administration has launched direct talks with Islamist militias in Syria that aren't aligned with al Qaeda, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Javad Zarif said sanctions have "utterly failed" and not impeded Iran's nuclear ambitions.
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House Republicans are considering various legislative options.
The comment clashes with the Obama administration's diplomatic push for a peace accord.
Six former U.S. ambassadors say diplomacy must be given a chance to work.
Rep. Ted Poe said the West was willing to sell out Israel and Saudi Arabia.
The White House says there is "no truth" to a report Obama is considering a visit.