U.S. Senate votes to admit Montenegro into NATO

/ Mar 29, 2017

U.S. Senate votes to admit Montenegro into NATO

Montenegro is set to become NATO’s newest member after the Senate voted overwhelmingly to ratify the tiny Balkan nation’s entry into the alliance. Senators on Tuesday approved a resolution of ratification, 97-2. Despite its small size, Montenegro bears strategic importance. A former ally of ...

Mar 28, 2017

Iran says Russia can use its military bases 'on case by case basis'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to launch airstrikes against militants in Syria on a “case by case basis.” Russia and Iran are both key allies of Syrian President Bashar Assad and have ...