U.N. Security Council seeks aid for Syria

September 30, 2013

The U.N. Security Council delivers statement on humanitarian aid in Syria, Rouhani’s nuclear stance could be driven by financial turmoil, and Berlusconi meets with lawmakers after shoving Italy’s government over the brink. Today is Monday, September 30, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner.

Hezbollah’s big bet on Syria poses risks at home

September 26, 2013

Hezbollah rolls the dice on Syria, court upholds war criminal’s conviction, and Sudan’s Bashir may not come to NYC after all. Today is Thursday, September 26, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Syria and Iran top agenda as world leaders meet in New York

September 25, 2013

U.S.-Iran handshake a no go at the U.N., Kenya combs through mall wreckage, and Egypt shutters Brotherhood newspaper. Today is Wednesday, September 25, and this the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Gunmen hold hostages in third day of Nairobi mall siege

September 23, 2013

Kenyan officials claim progress in al Shabaab siege, Merkel wins big in weekend elections, and crises take center stage at this week’s U.N. General Assembly. Today is Monday, September 23, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Syria’s opposition risks losing West’s support

September 20, 2013

Insulted Syrian opposition could lose West’s ear, U.N. General Assembly offers a chance for U.S.-Iran relations, and Hezbollah looks to Africa for cash. Today is Friday, September 20, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Egypt security forces battle Islamists in Cairo outskirts

September 19, 2013

Egyptian forces try to regain control of Islamist town, Greek anti-racism rapper stabbed to death, and NATO investigates civilian drone strike casualties. Today is Thursday, September 19, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Obama swaps letters with Iran’s new president

September 17, 2013

Iran and U.S. open a rare line of communication, U.N. report reveals unspeakable atrocities in North Korea, Muslim guerrillas flee Philippine battle. Today is Tuesday, September 17, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Syria’s chemical attacks reopen sensitive debate in Iran

September 16, 2013

Syria’s ally laments its own chemical attack victims, engineers begin Costa Concordia salvage effort, and North and South Korea reopen their joint industrial complex. Today is Monday, September 16, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Arms deal could bolster Syria peace talks

September 13, 2013

Putin pays for U.S. PR, Delhi rapists sentenced to death, and the Taliban claim deadly strike on U.S. consulate. Today is Friday, September 13, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.

Kerry to hear Russia’s surprise Syria plan

September 12, 2013

Kerry to discuss Syria disarmament deal with Russia, white smoke rises at North Korean nuclear reactor, and officials peg peace hopes on former Taliban leader. Today is Thursday, September 12, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.