Iran

In this Monday, May 20, 2019 photo, released by U.S. Navy, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron.  (Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP)
(Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/U.S. Navy via AP)
May 22, 2019 - 12:20 pm
By NASSER KARIMI Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran will "under no circumstances" enter a war either directly or indirectly with the United States, a prominent reformist Iranian lawmaker said Wednesday, as both Washington and Tehran try to ease heightened tensions in the region. The reported...
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Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) slammed President Donald Trump’s approach to Iran on Twitter Monday, calling him a “schoolyard bully” and demanding, “No war with Iran!” Trump, the schoolyard bully, is threatening to take us into another war in the Middle East. Just what we need! But it will not be Trump...
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Jeff Katz
May 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm
President Donald Trump issued a public warning to Iran late Sunday on Twitter, suggesting it will be the “end” of the Islamic republic if a conflict breaks out between the two countries. If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again! — Donald...
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May 20, 2019 - 8:14 am
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight. Iran's foreign minister quickly...
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May 17, 2019 - 8:46 am
By DEB RIECHMANN and MATTHEW LEE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to...
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May 16, 2019 - 8:26 am
By AYA BATRAWY and MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's foreign minister on Thursday said sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are "unacceptable" but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising...
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May 15, 2019 - 8:27 am
By ROBERT BURNS and LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the...
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May 14, 2019 - 2:00 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf, elsewhere in Mideast, amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Iran's Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country won't negotiate with the United States and there...
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Jeff Katz
May 10, 2019 - 6:49 am
President Donald Trump said Thursday former Secretary of State John Kerry should be prosecuted for violating the Logan Act, after communicating with Iranian officials during the Trump administration. “That’s a violation of the Logan Act, and frankly he should be prosecuted on that, but my people...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a news conference on Monday, April 22, 2019, at the Department of State in Washington. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
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April 24, 2019 - 12:16 pm
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is granting major exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo outlines the exemptions in notices published in the Federal Register. A ban on travel to the U.S. stemming...
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