Defying Trump, Iran says it will boost missile capabilities

/ Sep 23, 2017

Defying Trump, Iran says it will boost missile capabilities

Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and not seek any country's permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday, rejecting demands from U.S. President Donald Trump. Rouhani spoke at a military parade where an Iranian news agency said one of the weapons on display was a ...

Defying U.S., Iran unveils new missile during parade

Sep 22, 2017

Defying U.S., Iran unveils new missile during parade

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has unveiled its latest ballistic missile with a range of 2,000 kilometers — about 1,250 miles— capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel. The unveiling came during a military parade on Friday in Tehran. The parade commemorates the 1980s ...

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report

Sep 22, 2017

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: report

Frequent breakdowns of advanced uranium enrichment devices have inadvertently helped Iran comply with restrictions in the international agreement curbing its nuclear program, according to a new report by a Washington-based think tank. Iranian compliance also is due to tougher policing by U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

At U.N., Trump's tough talk opens door for Macron's diplomacy

/ Sep 20, 2017

At U.N., Trump's tough talk opens door for Macron's diplomacy

French President Emmanuel Macron cast himself as the antithesis of U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations on Tuesday, a position that could enable him to play the honest broker in international conflicts. A few hours after Trump pugnaciously defended his unilateralist "America First" ...