In our news wrap Tuesday, Pope Francis acknowledged that the Catholic Church’s sex abuse scandals are driving people away from the church and that the church needs to address those concerns honestly. Also, Iran has issued a new threat to…
By Nick Schifrin
At the United Nations General Assembly, President Trump unapologetically rejected internationalism and trumpeted national sovereignty, leaving Europe to defend the world order and multilateralism. Nick Schifrin reports from New York.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government, rejecting bilateral talks after President Donald Trump denounced Iran's leaders and predicted stepped-up U.S. sanctions would get Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program.
Trump said in a speech Tuesday to the U.N. General Assembly he has launched an "economic pressure" campaign to deny Iran the money it needs to advance a "bloody agenda" of havoc and slaughter in Syria and Yemen.
By PBS NewsHour
After focusing on an “America First” message in his first address last year, President Trump will both continue that message and emphasize sovereignty at this year’s UN General Assembly, which begins this week. The administration will also address Iran’s missile…
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people.
By Associated Press
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he would leave "legal determinations to others" but slammed Kerry as a former secretary of state for engaging with "the world's largest state-sponsor of terror" and telling Iran to "wait out this administration."…
Syrian government and Russian forces launched airstrikes on Idlib province, where approximately 3 million people live in Syria's last rebel-held territory, on Saturday. More than 60 air raids have taken place in southern Idlib, according to the Syrian Observatory for…
By Matthew Lee, Susannah George, Associated Press
The Trump administration has little leverage to stop Russia, Iran and Syria pressing ahead with a massive military assault against Syria's northwest Idlib province.
Russia, Iran and Bashar al-Assad's regime are on the verge of launching a major assault on Idlib, the remaining Syrian holdout of both radical militants and more moderate opposition, in what is likely the last big battle of the war.
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