Mideast

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks with Sayyed Amar Al-Hakim, head of Supreme Islamic Council, during a meeting in Baghdad, Monday, June 23, 2014. Kerry flew to Baghdad on Monday to meet with Iraq's leaders and personally urge the Shiite-led government to give more power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and sweeps away hopes for lasting peace. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)

Kerry urges political reform in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday urged Iraq’s top Shiite leaders to give more government power to political opponents before a Sunni insurgency seizes more control across the country and […]

06/23/2014

President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama returns to Washington from Mideast trip

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama has returned to Washington after a four-day visit to the Mideast, his first foreign trip of his second term.

03/23/2013