Rouhani, Cameron meet in historic reunion between Iran, Britain
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday at the United Nations, the first meeting between the countries’ leaders since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Russia: Legitimacy of US-led strikes against ISIL in doubt
Russia’s Foreign Ministry said the legitimacy of some US airstrikes against the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) are in doubt because of the lack of approval from Syria, where some of the strikes are being carried out, and the United Nations.
UN chief: human rights “under attack” everywhere
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned on Wednesday that human rights were “under attack” throughout the world as he opened the General Assembly debate.
EU plans for Iran gas imports
The European Union is quietly increasing the urgency of a plan to import natural gas from Iran, as relations with Tehran thaw while those with top gas supplier Russia grow chillier.
Arabs draft resolution against Israeli nuclear arsenal
A number of Arab countries circulated a draft resolution against the Israeli regime for its nuclear arsenal at an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) meeting.
Speaker: US-led airstrikes in Syria will fuel Mideast crises
Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has condemned the US-led airstrikes against ISIL terrorists in Syria, saying the move will escalate the crises in the region.
Leader: Iran said ‘No’ to powers’ bullying in 8-year war
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the eight years of defense against Iraq’s invasion was Iran’s “No” to bullying and excessive demands of global powers.
FM: UN must play impartial role in Syria
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United Nations should play an active and impartial role in Syria and help the country reach national consensus.