The US is working on a unified strategy with the GCC countries to counter the spread of extremism and combat terrorist financing, said a top official.
They have joined forces to "prevent the world's most dangerous weapons
US forces have stepped deeper into the Iraqi government's fight to cripple Shi'ite militias, launching air strikes in the southern city of Basra and firing a Hellfire missile in the main Shi'ite stronghold in Baghdad.
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Nicholas Burns, a leading American policymaker on Iran and India, has decided to retire as the No 3 US diplomat for personal reasons, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said.
The White House quickly proposed US Ambassador to Russia Willia
The United States called on Turkey and other countries to 'sacrifice' their business ties with Iran to help prevent Tehran from possibly obtaining nuclear weapons.
Iran has defied diplomatic pressure led by the United States and European a