/ Apr 19, 2017

Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the U.S. has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on its ...

Iran missile test prompts new U.S. envoy to raise alarm at U.N.

/ Feb 1, 2017

Iran missile test prompts new U.S. envoy to raise alarm at U.N.

The United States on Tuesday raised the alarm at the United Nations over Iran’s test-firing of a medium range missile, calling it “absolutely unacceptable,” after Tehran warned the United States against fueling tensions. New U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley had requested the urgent consultations at ...

Netanyahu vows to work with Trump to dismantle Iran nuclear deal

/ Dec 12, 2016

Netanyahu vows to work with Trump to dismantle Iran nuclear deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he believes U.S. President-elect Donald Trump will be a good friend to Israel and hopes the two countries can work together to dismantle the international nuclear agreement with Iran. “I know Donald Trump,” Netanyahu told CBS’s “60 Minutes” ...

Netanyahu says will discuss with Trump 'bad' Iran nuclear deal

/ Dec 5, 2016

Netanyahu says will discuss with Trump 'bad' Iran nuclear deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday he will discuss with Donald Trump the West’s “bad” nuclear deal with Iran after the U.S. president-elect enters the White House. During the U.S. election campaign, Trump, a Republican, called last year’s nuclear pact a “disaster” ...

Trump presidency puts Iran nuclear deal on shaky ground

/ Nov 10, 2016

Trump presidency puts Iran nuclear deal on shaky ground

Donald Trump’s election as president raises the prospect the United States will pull out of the nuclear pact it signed last year with Iran, alienating Washington from its allies and potentially freeing Iran to act on its ambitions. Outgoing President Barack Obama’s administration touted ...

One year on, U.S. obstacles blunt hopes from Iran nuclear deal

Jul 12, 2016

One year on, U.S. obstacles blunt hopes from Iran nuclear deal

A year ago, a landmark nuclear deal with world powers led jubilant Iranians to dream of an end to isolation and economic hardship, but critics say U.S. obstacles have soured those hopes. Despite many sanctions being lifted, the international banking system is still too ...