Iran`s state television broadcaster is reporting that some 100 lawmakers have introduced a bill that would force the government to increase uranium enrichment to 60 percent if new sanctions are imposed on the Islamic Republic.
As the US inched closer to an unprecedented debt default, US lawmakers on Tuesday held a flurry of negotiations and expressed optimism over a potential deal that could end the government shutdown, raise the debt ceiling and avert a crisis that may trigger a global economic turmoil.
US officials say intelligence agencies did not detect the Syrian regime readying a massive chemical weapons attack in the days ahead of the strike, only piecing together what had happened after the fact.
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault Wednesday justified the Socialists` determination to punish Syrian regime for the alleged chemical attack, saying it would pave the way to end political conflict in that country.
In an initial victory for Barack Obama, his proposal on Syria won the approval of a US Senate committee as the President repeated in Sweden that the ‘red line’ set for the use of chemical weapons, was set by the world.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday exuded confidence that the Congress will authorise his request for a military strike against the Bashar al-Assad regime for its alleged use of chemical weapons against civilians.
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday said the international community`s credibility is on the line and it cannot be silent in the face of "barbarism", even as his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin warned America and its allies against one-sided intervention in Syria.