Iran

(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
July 12, 2019 - 3:36 pm
By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran. The measure passed along party lines after a series...
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eople shop at the old main bazaar in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 2, 2019.  (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
July 02, 2019 - 12:43 pm
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — While opinions differ across Tehran's Grand Bazaar about the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal, there's one thing those in the beating heart of Iran's capital city agree on: American sanctions hurt the...
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FILE - This Jan. 15, 2011 file photo, shows a part of Arak heavy water nuclear facilities, near the central city of Arak, 150 miles (250 kilometers) southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran.  (Mehdi Marizad/Fars News Agency via AP, File)
(Mehdi Marizad/Fars News Agency via AP, File)
July 01, 2019 - 12:19 pm
By JON GAMBRELL and AMIR VAHDAT Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged Monday it had broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking its first major departure from the unraveling agreement a year after the U.S. unilaterally withdrew...
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June 25, 2019 - 8:18 am
By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the "permanent closure" for diplomacy between the two nations. Iran's president described...
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June 24, 2019 - 3:22 pm
By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — European officials on Monday appeared cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, with the German foreign minister warning that "maximum pressure" without diplomacy increases the risks of a war and several others stressing that...
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June 24, 2019 - 1:58 pm
By DEB RIECHMANN and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and...
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June 24, 2019 - 8:38 am
By AYA BATRAWY Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince after days of mounting tensions following the downing of a U.S drone last week and after President Donald Trump pulled back from the brink of...
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June 21, 2019 - 10:13 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was "cocked and loaded' to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but he canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being told some...
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June 21, 2019 - 7:46 am
By LOLITA C. BALDOR and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States abruptly called off preparations for a military strike against Iran over the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, a U.S. official said, while Iran claimed Friday it had issued several warnings before...
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June 20, 2019 - 12:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose and stupid." Trump told reporters Thursday that the shoot down of the drone was a "new wrinkle" in escalating tensions between...
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