- Iran says Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian convicted Updated: Oct-12-15 12:30 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist who has been detained in Iran for more than a year on charges including espionage, has been convicted, according to Iran's judiciary spokesman in a ruling the newspaper blasted Monday as "an outrageous injustice."
- State Dept urges lifting of holds on ambassadorial nominees Updated: Oct-07-15 4:52 pm
WASHINGTON - The State Department is calling on Senate Republicans to stop blocking nominees for roughly two dozen ambassadorial and senior agency posts, saying the holds are interfering with the conduct of U.S. diplomacy.
- US airlines step up campaign against rivals from Middle East Updated: Sep-18-15 5:24 pm
The CEOs of American Airlines and Delta Air Lines met with Secretary of State John Kerry as they stepped up their fight against what they say is unfair competition from the three biggest Middle East airlines.