Iran

An investor monitors prices at a stock brokerage in Beijing on Tuesday, April 23, 2019.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
April 23, 2019 - 1:47 pm
By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Oil prices remained near six-month highs Tuesday in the wake of the Trump administration's announcement that it would soon impose sanctions on all buyers of Iranian oil. On Monday, the Trump administration said it would no longer exempt any countries from U.S...
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Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 30, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at his intelligence chiefs on Wednesday after they told Congress that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal and that the Iran nuclear deal is working. "Perhaps Intelligence should go back to school!" Trump tweeted. Democratic...
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(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 29, 2019 - 2:53 pm
By ROBERT BURNS , AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, U.S. intelligence agencies told Congress on Tuesday that North Korea is unlikely to dismantle its nuclear arsenal, that the Islamic State group remains a threat and that the Iran nuclear...
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(SANA via AP)
January 21, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By JOSEF FEDERMAN , Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday claimed responsibility for a series of airstrikes on Iranian military targets in Syria, drifting further away from its longstanding policy of playing down or covering up its military activities in the war-torn country. For years...
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Press TV via Associated Press
January 17, 2019 - 8:22 am
by Jon Gambrell DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran kept up its criticism Thursday of the FBI's apparent arrest of an American anchorwoman from Iran's state-run English-language TV channel, with its foreign minister saying "she's done nothing but journalism." The hard-line Vatan-e Emrooz paper...
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Map highlights the eight countries receiving temporary oil sanction waivers
November 06, 2018 - 1:59 pm
By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The "largest-ever" U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on Tuesday for including mothballed Boeing 747s, a bank that closed years earlier and a sunken oil tanker that exploded off China months...
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(Ibaa News Agency, via AP)
September 08, 2018 - 8:15 am
By MATTHEW LEE and SUSANNAH GEORGE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite dire U.S. warnings and fears of a humanitarian disaster, the Trump administration has little leverage to stop Russia, Iran and Syria pressing ahead with a massive military assault against Syria's northwest Idlib...
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August 06, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three months after he pulled the United States out of the Iran nuclear deal, calling it "horrible" and "one-sided," President Donald Trump is re-imposing many sanctions on Tehran to exert "maximum economic pressure." Trump warns that other nations who don't wind down their...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 30, 2018 - 4:36 pm
By JILL COLVIN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday that he'd "certainly meet" with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and without preconditions, if the Iranian leader were willing. Speaking during a joint news conference with Italy's premier, Trump said he would...
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Associated Press
July 23, 2018 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with the U.S. Trump, who campaigned on a promise to bring a more hawkish approach to Iran...
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