Trump to extend sanctions relief for Iran, sources say

/ Jan 11, 2018

Trump to extend sanctions relief for Iran, sources say

President Donald Trump is expected this week to extend relief from economic sanctions to Iran as part of the nuclear deal, citing progress in amending U.S. legislation that governs Washington's participation in the landmark accord, according to U.S. officials and others familiar with the ...

Dec 13, 2017

U.S. Congress to let Iran deadline pass, leave decision to Trump

The U.S. Congress will allow a deadline on reimposing sanctions on Iran to pass this week, congressional and White House aides said on Tuesday, leaving a pact between world powers and Tehran intact at least temporarily. In October, Trump declined to certify that Iran was ...

Trump and the dismantling of Obama's legacy

/ | Oct 16, 2017

Trump and the dismantling of Obama's legacy

Brick by brick, the demolition job has begun: Since taking office less than a year ago, Donald Trump has launched an all-out assault on the legacy of Barack Obama. Climate, free trade, health care, immigration, foreign policy — the 45th U.S. president has set about ...

U.S. Congress may hold key to future of Iran nuclear deal

/ Oct 14, 2017

U.S. Congress may hold key to future of Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump dumped the fate of the Iran nuclear deal on U.S. lawmakers Friday, leaving open the question of whether they can turn the screw on Tehran without killing the accord. Unveiling an aggressive new strategy against what he called the "rogue regime" in ...

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticizes arms program

Sep 24, 2017

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticizes arms program

Iran said on Saturday it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 km (1,200 miles) and would keep developing its arsenal despite U.S. pressure to stop. The United States has imposed unilateral sanctions on Iran, saying its missile tests violate ...