{FD} Nikki Haley shames Syria after suspected chemical attack: ‘We are on the edge of a dangerous precipice’

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivered a forceful repudiation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters while delivering remarks to the UN Security Council on Monday, following an alleged chemical attack in Syria that killed at least 40 people over the weekend.

{FD} Nikki Haley on suspected Syria chemical attack: ‘We are on the edge of a dangerous precipice’

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley delivered a forceful repudiation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his supporters while delivering remarks to the UN Security Council on Monday.

{FD} Israel admits bombing Syrian nuclear site in 2007, says it’s warning to Iran

The Israeli military for the first time publicly acknowledged carrying out the 2007 airstrike that destroyed a suspected nuclear reactor in Syria, noting the mission should be a warning to Iran the Islamic Republic will not be allowed to develop nuclear weapons.

{FD} Saudi crown prince vows to get nuclear weapons if Iran develops bomb

Saudi Arabia will build a nuclear bomb "as soon as possible" if regional rival Iran succeeds in developing its own long sought-after nuke, the Saudi crown prince said Thursday.

{FD} Private plane crashes in Iran, killing socialite, her bachelorette party on board

A Turkish private jet flying a group of young women from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul crashed Sunday in heavy rain in a mountainous region of Iran, killing all 11 people on board, authorities said.

{FD} White House condemns Syria slaughter backed by Russia, Iran

The White House condemned Russia’s involvement in Eastern Ghouta, saying in a statement Sunday that the Syrian campaign backed by Russia and Iran is killing “innocent civilians under the false auspices of counterterrorism operations.”

{FD} Citing sanctions violation, Russia uses veto to protect Iran at UN

Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution sponsored by the United Kingdom Monday that would have included a promise of action against violations of a U.N. arms embargo on Yemen that showed Iran in violation in a recent U.N. report.

{FD} Netanyahu tells Iran that Israel ‘will act if necessary’ after drone incident

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran on Sunday that Israel would "will act if necessary" after an Iranian drone entered the country's airspace earlier this month and warned the country is growing its presence in the Middle East.

{FD} Syria warns Israel of ‘more surprises’ as tensions boil over following Iranian drone incident

Israel warned Syrian President Bashar Assad to stop letting his war-torn country be used by Iran as a launching pad for attacks, and tensions in the region remained high Tuesday following a weekend skirmish and a new Syrian threat of "more surprises."

{FD} Iran spends billions on weapons programs, terrorism while ignoring Iranians’ basic needs, report finds

Iran is spending billions of dollars on its weapons programs and supporting terrorism around the globe while it ignores the basic needs of its people, a new report claims.