Feb 9, 2016

A turning point in Syria?

The Syrian government and its backers appear to be succeeding in their goal to wipe out moderate opposition forces that the international community could rally to replace President Bashir Assad.

Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

Jan 23, 2016

Iran, China vow tighter ties as Xi visits

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday hailed a “new chapter” in relations with China after talks with President Xi Jinping, who is touring the region to boost Beijing’s economic influence. The Asian giant and the Middle East’s foremost Shiite power aim to build economic ...