Iran

  • President Trump agrees to waive sanctions

    President Trump will extend waivers on Iran sanctions, keeping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal alive for at least another several months despite his past vows to scuttle it, U.S. officials said Friday. It will be the last time Trump will issue such waivers without addressing what he sees as...
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake jolts Iran-Iraq border area

    A magnitude-7.2 earthquake Sunday jolted the region near the border between Iran and Iraq, killing at least two people and injuring 28, Iranian state TV reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was 19 miles outside the Iraqi city of Halabja. The semi-official Iranian ILNA news agency reported...
  • China state media: Pulling out of Iran deal would set ‘bad precedent’ for North Korea

    The U.S. won’t just hurt its own credibility if it pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal, it will also make it more difficult to pursue dialogue with North Korea, Chinese state media said in an editorial published on Friday morning. President Donald Trump said Tuesday at the U.N....
  • New US sanctions are ‘breach’ of nuclear deal, Iran says

    Iran on Thursday reiterated its assertion that new U.S. sanctions against the Muslim country constitute a “breach” of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and Western powers. Abbas Araghchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister and senior nuclear negotiator, repeated the Tehran government’s claim Thursday on the website of Iranian state...
  • Iran announced a new missile production line!

    Iran announced Saturday that it had started on a new missile production line, a move that comes amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran. Iranian state media announced the move days after the United States hit the country with new sanctions over its ballistic missile program, Reuters reported. Iranian...
  • WATCH: Twin Attacks Kill 12 In Tehran

    BREAKING: At least 12 people are dead and dozens injured after two attacks in Iran’s capital pic.twitter.com/ZBdLMw8kkV — NowThis (@nowthisnews) June 7, 2017 Source: Now This News Featured Image: The Nation...
  • 12 killed and dozens injured in Iranian parliament

    At least 12 people died and dozens were injured in gun and bomb attacks at the Iranian parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s shrine in Tehran, emergency services said, as cited by local media. Both assaults were later claimed by Islamic State. Attackers opened fire on guards inside the parliament building...
  • Iran’s leader jabs Trump’s ‘theatrical’ Saudi trip

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday dismissed President Trump’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia as a “theatrical gathering” that would not help combat terrorism. It was a “theatrical gathering with no practical or political value,” he said of Trump’s stop in Saudi Arabia over the weekend, according to CNN....