Iran's Rouhani to Trump: 'Not the time to build walls'

Jan 28, 2017

Iran's Rouhani to Trump: 'Not the time to build walls'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, saying now was “not the time to build walls between nations.” “They have forgotten that the Berlin Wall collapsed many years ago. Even if there are walls between nations, they must be ...

Israel imposes economic sanctions against Palestinians

Apr 11, 2014

Israel imposes economic sanctions against Palestinians

Israel imposed economic sanctions against the Palestinians on Thursday in retaliation for their leadership signing international conventions, moves that further complicate U.S. efforts to keep peace talks from collapsing before an April 29 deadline. An Israeli official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the ...

Israel stops Palestinian prisoner release amid talks crisis

/ Apr 4, 2014

Israel stops Palestinian prisoner release amid talks crisis

Israel has called off the planned release of 26 Palestinian prisoners, placing already embattled peace talks in further jeopardy after both sides took steps Washington called “unhelpful.” Israel’s chief negotiator with the Palestinians has told them that the planned release cannot go ahead, a ...

U.N. Arms Trade Treaty takes leap toward entry into force

Apr 3, 2014

U.N. Arms Trade Treaty takes leap toward entry into force

The U.N. Arms Trade Treaty took a major step forward on its eventual entry into force on Wednesday as 18 countries, including five of the world’s top 10 arms exporters, delivered proof of its ratification to the United Nations. Exactly one year ago, the ...