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Syrian Airstrikes Kill Dozens in Raqqa

Syrian government warplanes struck the northern city of Raqqa, an Islamic State stronghold, Tuesday killing dozens of people, according to residents and activists. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported Syrian aircraft conducted at least 10 strikes, with the majority concentrated in the eastern portion of the city. The activist group reported 95 people ...

Negotiators Agree to Seven-Month Extension of Iran Nuclear Talks

Failing to reach an agreement by the November 24 deadline, six world powers and Iran have agreed to extend talks over Tehran’s nuclear development program for seven months. The parties aim to reach a political agreement by March 1, 2015 and to finalize the technical details of the agreement by July 1. U.S. Secretary of ...