Iran's new president on Saturday had to defend his new deal with the U.S. and other western nations before a raucous group of students including some chanting “Death to America."
Nelson Mandela’s family released their first statement since his death.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Friday evening he doesn’t believe his country can reach a peace deal with Palestinians in the next year.
Lieberman is in Washington this weekend to participate in Brookings Institution’s Saban Forum and to meet with Secretary of State John Kerry.
“To speak frankly, I don’t believe that it’s possible in the next year, this year, to achieve comprehensive solution, to achieve some break-through. But I think that it’s crucial to keep our dialogue,” Lieberman said in an interview at the Saban Forum Friday with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius.
The new president swaped traditional clerical garb for sports gear to soften his image.
The report suggests Pentagon officials may have misled lawmakers on the 2011 purchase of helicopters.
The president thanked her for Mandela's profound influence on the world.
Vice President Biden applauded the news as a “bright piece of sunshine.”
The statement marks another milestone in the effort to remove Bashar Assad’s stockpiles.
Hillary Clinton mourned the loss of Nelson Mandela, “a giant among us,” while accepting a human rights award in Washington on Friday.