Iran ‘ready’ to sit down with Arab neighbors: Rouhani

By Middle East Affairs Iran's president said Wednesday he would be open to discussing regional security issues with Gulf Arab neighbors, AFP reports. President Hassan Rouhani listed one condition, though: Western powers must stay out of it. "We don't need foreigners to guarantee the security of our region," he said in a televised

Tunisia coast guard rescues 48 migrants from sinking boat

TUNIS: Tunisia’s coast guard has rescued 48 Tunisian migrants whose boat began sinking as they tried to reach Italy by sea, the interior ministry said Saturday. A patrol spotted the vessel on Friday night off Jebeniana, 210 kilometers (130 miles) south of Tunis. The nine-meter (30-foot) craft “was sinking after taking on