High-gear diplomacy aims to avert U.S.-Iran conflict

World / Politics Jan 14, 2020

High-gear diplomacy aims to avert U.S.-Iran conflict

A flurry of diplomatic visits and meetings crisscrossing the Persian Gulf have driven urgent efforts in recent days to defuse the possibility of all-out war after the U.S. killed Iran's top military commander. Global leaders and top diplomats are repeating the mantra of "de-escalation" and ...

World Dec 26, 2019

U.N. condemns attack that killed 17 civilians in north Yemen

The United Nations has condemned an airstrike on a busy market that killed at least 17 people earlier this week in northern Yemen, a region which has been under control of Yemen's Iran-backed rebels known as Houthis. The office of the U.N. human rights coordinator ...