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UPDATE 1-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table

U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....

UPDATE 1-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table

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UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, a...
16:16, 06/23/2019

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapo...
17:48, 06/22/2019

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for th...
18:32, 06/22/2019

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table a...
22:32, 06/22/2019

President Trump: Military Action Against Iran Still ‘on the Table’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. mil...
07:16, 06/23/2019

Military action against Iran still ‘on the table’ President Donald Trump said Saturday he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned US military aircraft, saying...
00:16, 06/23/2019

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step tha...
18:48, 07/04/2019

Retired four-star general: Trump must 'play chess, not checkers' with Iran, keep military option on the table Retired four-star Army Gen. David Perkins said the Trump administration shouldn’t play checkers with Iran and instead work on a long-term plan to box ...
18:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. sanctions networks it says are connected to Iran's government, military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade U.S. and international sanction...
00:48, 08/29/2019

US Sanctions Networks It Says Are Connected To Iran Government, Military The United States imposed sanctions on Wednesday on two networks it says helped boost Iran's nuclear program and evade US and international sanctions ...
21:48, 08/28/2019

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the militar...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Putin says US military action against Iran would be a ‘catastrophe for the region’ Russia’s President Vladimir Putin warned the U.S.  Thursday not to take military action against Iran following the recent downing of an American drone...
01:48, 06/21/2019

UK PM candidate Johnson: I would not back U.S. military action against Iran The leading candidate to become Britain's next Prime Minister, lawmaker Boris Johnson, said on Monday he would not currently back the United States if...
22:32, 07/15/2019

Trump prepared to talk to Iran but says always a chance of military action U.S. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to talk to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but that there was always a chance of U.S. military actio...
08:16, 06/05/2019

Justin Amash demands congressional approval for any 'offensive military action' against Iran Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., joined Democrats on Friday in calling on President Trump to seek Congressional approval for military action against Iran. ...
01:48, 06/22/2019

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President...
15:32, 06/15/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he cou...
00:32, 05/10/2019

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared president...
15:32, 05/05/2019

What’s on the table as Congress weighs action on guns The latest wave of mass shootings is fueling a new push to curb gun violence — but it’s not clear what, if anything, can get passed by a divided Congr...
00:16, 08/13/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Rising Sanctions The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions against Iran's foreign minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, effectively slamming the door on the country's...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Despite Turkey's assurances, U.S. still eyes sanctions, F-35 exit The Trump administration still plans to impose sanctions on Turkey and remove it from a critical fighter jet program if the NATO ally acquires Russian...
08:00, 07/03/2019

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
00:16, 06/24/2019

'Locked and loaded': Military options on table in response to Saudi oil attack as Trump seeks to avoid war As the plumes of smoke settle over two of Saudi Arabia’s critical oil production facilities – which came under crippling drone strikes over the weeken...
02:48, 09/17/2019

Spy drones are U.S. military's eyes in the sky The U.S. military uses the RQ-4A Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System for real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions  ...
15:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. Treasury eyes action on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac by month's end -Mnuchin U.S. housing regulators and the Treasury Department were actively negotiating a profit sweep of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, U.S. Treas...
16:16, 09/12/2019

Pompeo says Iran needs to 'come to the table' for talks U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the United States needed Iran to "come to the table" for negotiations, amid rising tensions be...
20:16, 07/19/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security ad...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Pompeo says Iran needs to 'come to the table' for talks as tensions rise U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that the United States needed Iran to "come to the table" for negotiations, amid rising tensions be...
23:00, 07/19/2019

With Tougher U.S. Sanctions on Venezuela, Bolton Says ‘Now is the Time for Action’ At a conference meant to find a solution to the standoff in Venezuela, John R. Bolton, the Trump administration’s national security adviser, pushed a ...
16:48, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Trump says auto tariffs never off the table in EU trade talks President Donald Trump on Friday blasted the European Union for its use of trade barriers and revived his threat to impose U.S. tariffs on European a...
00:16, 08/03/2019

Pence: 'All options remain on the table' after nixed Iran strike Vice President Mike Pence joined National Security Adviser John Bolton in warning Iran not to interpret American military restraint as a sign of weakn...
18:48, 06/23/2019

‘Do something’; UN relief chief urges Security Council action to stop the Syrian carnage unfolding ‘in front of your eyes’ Bombing and shelling in Syria for more than 90 days by the Government and Russia have led to “carnage in the so-called de-escalation zone” of Idlib, t...
03:16, 07/31/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate, U.N. investigator says Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
12:48, 07/18/2019

U.S. sanctions on Myanmar military leaders inadequate: U.N. investigator Sanctions imposed this week by the United States on Myanmar's military leaders over human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims do not go far enough,...
05:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. offer to sell Patriot system to Turkey 'off the table' - State Dept official The U.S. offer to sell Raytheon Co's Patriot missile defense system to Turkey is "off the table," having expired following Ankara's decision to accept...
22:48, 08/22/2019

The Latest: Trump says still considering military action DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald...
18:32, 06/22/2019

US imposes sanctions on Myanmar's military leaders over Rohingya abuses Steps are the strongest the country has taken in response to massacres of minority Rohingya in 2017Mike Pompeo, the US secretary of state, has announc...
11:32, 07/17/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Myanmar military leaders over Rohingya abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were resp...
09:32, 07/17/2019

U.S. hits four Venezuelan military officers with sanctions after captain's death The United States on Friday stepped up its response following the death of a Venezuelan navy captain, sanctioning four top officials in Venezuela's mi...
20:16, 07/19/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Myanmar Military Leaders Over Rohingya Abuses The United States announced sanctions on Tuesday against the Myanmar military's Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders it said were resp...
11:00, 07/17/2019

UN warns more Idlib military action will overwhelm aid needs UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The deputy U.N. humanitarian chief is warning that further military operations in northwest Syria’s Idlib province will ov...
21:16, 05/28/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Roh...
08:00, 07/17/2019

China vows to impose sanctions on US firms supplying Taiwan military US approved sale of tanks and missiles to Taiwan this weekBeijing calls sales ‘a serious violation of international law’China has said it will impose ...
20:16, 07/12/2019

Trump threatens sanctions on Cuba over military support for Venezuela's Maduro President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States would hit Cuba with sanctions and an embargo if it continued its military support for the gov...
00:32, 05/01/2019

U.S. military took defensive action against second Iranian drone last week A U.S. Navy ship took defensive action against a second Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz last week, but did not see the drone go into the water, ...
23:32, 07/23/2019

U.S. military says it took defensive action against drone in Strait of Hormuz The Pentagon said on Thursday that the USS Boxer took defensive action against a drone after it came within a "threatening range" in the Strait of Hor...
23:16, 07/18/2019

We need to use persuasion rather than military action in Venezuela, Colombia's president says Daily pressure should be exerted on Venezuela's military regime to defect from the Maduro regime rather than international military intervention,...
23:00, 06/18/2019

Pence says 'all options remain on the table' for US response to Iran, signaling uncertainty on circumstances leading to downed drone AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Vice President Mike Pence doubled down on President Donald Trump's response to Iran military forces that shot down a US Nav...
23:48, 06/23/2019

China vows military action if Taiwan, sea claims opposed SINGAPORE (AP) — China’s defense minister is warning its military will “resolutely take action” to defend Beijing’s claims ove...
06:16, 06/02/2019

Pakistan PM accuses India of planning military action in Kashmir Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan used an address celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday to accuse India of planning military action in the disput...
14:32, 08/14/2019

UPDATE 1-Ackman eyes more gains for his fund with help of Berkshire, others Billionaire investor William Ackman, whose portfolio has gained almost 50% this year, said his fund can keep delivering "high, long-term" returns, and...
02:32, 08/16/2019

Russia's Lavrov, after Pompeo talks, warns against U.S. military action in Venezuela Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held talks with his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo in Finland on Monday after which he warned that U.S. military ...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Kremlin rebuffs Trump on Syria, says military action in Idlib is justified The Kremlin rebuffed criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump of Russian and Syrian government military action in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province,...
18:00, 06/03/2019

UN warns more military action in Syria’s Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts The U.N. deputy humanitarian chief warned Tuesday that further military operations in northwest Syria's Idlib province will overwhelm aid efforts, str...
09:00, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 2-Shell eyes dividend and spending boost after 2020 Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday outlined plans to increase spending and dividends after 2020 in a show of confidence despite an uncertain outlook for oil...
10:32, 06/04/2019

Iran Disparages U.S. Over Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani said that the latest sanctions were pointless. Separately, the U.S. national security adviser accused Iran of being “a source...
14:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. will keep looking to do more Iran sanctions: envoy The United States will continue with its maximum pressure campaign against Iran until Tehran changes its behavior, and will look for ways to impose ev...
15:00, 06/25/2019

What U.S. Sanctions on Iran’s Top Ayatollah Mean With the U.S. already sanctioning almost 1,000 Iranian entities, President Donald Trump had limited choices when he opted to impose new penalties to p...
19:48, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey will never bow to U.S. sanctions over its agreement to purchase Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile defence systems, Vice President Fuat Oktay...
20:00, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-'Five Eyes' security alliance calls for access to encrypted material The U.S.-led "Five Eyes" intelligence alliance said on Tuesday that tech firms must allow law enforcement agencies access to encrypted material, warni...
21:48, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-Brewer AB InBev eyes minority listing of Asian business Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world's largest brewer, confirmed reports on Tuesday that it was looking into listing a minority stake in its Asian operatio...
08:16, 05/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey's Erdogan says no setbacks in S-400 deal with Russia, "eyes on delivery" Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday there were no setbacks in a deal to procure Russian S-400 missile defence systems, and added that "e...
07:00, 06/29/2019

Iran slams new US sanctions, says they mean end of diplomacy Iran on Tuesday slammed the Trump administration over new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials....
04:32, 06/26/2019

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants ...
23:48, 09/11/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.       &...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions End Any Chance of Diplomacy Iran said new U.S. sanctions on its supreme leader closed the door on diplomacy and threatened global stability, as American officials renewed efforts...
14:48, 06/25/2019

Iran: US 'must lift sanctions' before we talk Iran's president has urged Washington to drop paralyzing sanctions as a confidence-building measure for direct talks. The US has increased pressure ag...
16:16, 08/06/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran are biting: Bolton Iran is feeling the effects of existing U.S. sanctions as President Donald Trump prepares to impose more of them from Monday, his National Security Ad...
13:32, 06/23/2019

Futures Now: Oil rebounding after US-Iran sanctions "Futures Now" Brian Stutland, Equity Armor Investments, and Anthony Grisanti, GRZ Energy, discuss oil and their price targets with CNBC's Leslie ...
02:48, 08/03/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U....
20:32, 05/08/2019

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts ...
07:48, 08/29/2019

U.S. Delays Petrochemical Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration has delayed new, tougher sanctions on Iran’s petrochemical sector as it seeks to balance pressure on Tehran against rising te...
13:32, 05/31/2019

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration ordered new sanctions that aim to freeze the assets of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office and several Iranian military comm...
03:00, 06/25/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy New U.S. sanctions against Iran's supreme leader and foreign minister have closed off diplomacy, Iran said on Tuesday, blaming the United States for a...
15:00, 06/25/2019

| Iran tells US to take 'first step', end sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donal...
06:16, 08/28/2019

New US sanctions on ayatollah mean the end of diplomacy, Iran says Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path...
09:32, 06/25/2019

House Armed Services lawmaker says US military action in Venezuela would be in supporting, logistical capacity Florida Republican Rep. Mike Waltz weighed in Thursday on the possibility of U.S. military action in Venezuela, saying it would take the form of "a su...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other c...
12:48, 06/01/2019

UPDATE 1-Ryanair says Boeing eyes MAX flights by Oct, cites 2020 growth risk Ryanair may have to trim plans to grow its capacity in the summer of 2020 if the grounded 737 MAX is not flying again by November because of the rate ...
23:48, 07/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil govt to cut 2019 GDP growth forecast, eyes budget freezes Brazil's government is set to slash its 2019 economic growth forecast, a senior Economy Ministry official said on Monday, warning that weak growth is ...
18:48, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 1-Brazil development bank BNDES eyes sale of $27 bln in listed assets Brazilian development bank BNDES is looking to expedite the sale of nearly 100 billion reais ($26.62 billion) in listed assets, its newly named chief ...
20:32, 07/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Mantle Ridge buys stake in Aramark, eyes talks with management Activist investor Paul Hilal's Mantle Ridge LP has bought nearly 10% of Aramark's common stock to push for changes at the U.S. food services company, ...
01:16, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil eyes stimulus package to mark 200 days of Bolsonaro's government Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday his government will announce an economic stimulus package this week to revive flagging growth, co...
03:16, 07/18/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institu...
03:48, 05/03/2019

Iran's Rouhani says no talks with U.S. unless sanctions lifted Iran has no intention to talk to the United States unless all sanctions imposed on Tehran are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday, a day ...
08:16, 08/27/2019

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nucl...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy: Tweet Iran said on Tuesday that U.S. sanctions imposed on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top officials in the country permanently closed th...
15:00, 06/25/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Space Agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance ...
07:00, 09/04/2019

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack o...
01:48, 06/23/2019

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Iran’s foreign minister hit with U.S. financial sanctions The highly unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation comes a month after U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order p...
03:48, 08/01/2019

U.S. imposes sanctions on Iran space agencies The United States imposed sanctions on Iran's civilian space agency and two research organizations on Tuesday, saying they were being used to advance ...
22:32, 09/03/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear row - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran says it has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, a move which ultimately could lead to the ...
16:48, 07/02/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarre...
10:48, 05/10/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's foreign minister The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Forei...
00:48, 08/01/2019

Iran claims right to respond to ‘unacceptable’ US sanctions Iran’s foreign minister says it has the right to respond to “unacceptable” sanctions imposed by the Trump administration after the U.S. withdrew from ...
14:16, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executiv...
18:48, 06/24/2019

Iran’s foreign minister says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ TOKYO (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal but that the escalating U.S. sanctions are &...
08:00, 05/16/2019

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is announcing new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran. President Donald Trump iss...
22:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices...
05:32, 04/29/2019

Russia says it will counter new U.S. sanctions on Iran: reports Russia and its partners will take steps to counter new sanctions that Washington has said it will impose on Iran, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabk...
11:16, 06/24/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's policy...
14:00, 05/01/2019

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security is...
07:48, 07/15/2019

Iran to ask Japan's Abe to mediate over U.S. oil sanctions: officials Iran will ask Japan to mediate between Tehran and Washington to ease oil sanctions imposed by the United States, Iranian officials said ahead of a vis...
12:48, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkey preparing for possible U.S. sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey's defence minister said it was preparing for potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defence systems, even while he...
10:16, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Medallion Resources eyes North America for rare earths extraction plant Canada's Medallion Resources Ltd said on Tuesday it was looking at sites across North America to develop an extraction plant for rare earths, as the o...
21:32, 07/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reportin...
19:16, 05/06/2019

RPT-UPDATE 3-Tyson Foods beats Q2 profit estimates, eyes boost from fatal hog virus Tyson Foods Inc projected on Monday that it could reap significant financial gains from an incurable hog disease spreading across Asia, after reportin...
19:16, 05/06/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda arm...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Iran inches away from nuclear deal amid US sanctions Iran’s president says it will stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program as stipulated by the 2015 atomic accord and set a...
09:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wha...
06:16, 06/24/2019

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic hea...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian Pre...
17:48, 07/14/2019

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Se...
06:00, 06/15/2019

Ready To Deal With Impact Of US Sanctions On Iran, Says India India is ready to deal with the impact of US sanctions against Iran and will get extra supplies from other oil producing countries to compensate for l...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, ...
17:48, 07/10/2019

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
21:32, 07/14/2019

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Tehran comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from ...
16:32, 06/23/2019

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapon...
06:32, 06/23/2019

US waives Iran sanctions on civil nuclear projects Without the waivers, the US would have to sanction European firms working on civil nuclear projects, White House officials said. European guarantors o...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an e...
01:32, 07/11/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian...
11:48, 05/14/2019

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​r...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by ...
12:32, 06/19/2019

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear wha...
07:48, 05/06/2019

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after ...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to import...
15:16, 06/15/2019

Trump targets Iran’s leaders with new round of sanctions President Trump signed an executive order Monday to slap “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran that would also target the country’s supre...
19:32, 06/24/2019

Man charged with shipping sanctions-controlled machines to Iran Federal authorities have accused a man of scheming to export metal-processing machines to Iran in violation of U.S. non-nuclear proliferation and terr...
07:48, 08/21/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support ...
20:32, 05/18/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawk...
10:00, 05/01/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top d...
02:48, 05/18/2019

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctio...
00:00, 07/11/2019

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednes...
11:48, 06/20/2019

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
08:48, 07/10/2019

Rouhani: U.S.-Iran relations won't improve until sanctions are lifted A day after U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he'd be open to talks with Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said there will be no progress in U.S.-Ira...
08:48, 08/28/2019

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanc...
14:16, 08/27/2019

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks....
12:48, 08/27/2019

Iran says ‘idiotic’ new US sanctions shut doors of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of diplo...
21:48, 06/25/2019

U.S. sanctions Chinese oil buyer over alleged Iran violations The United States has sanctioned the China's state-run energy company Zhuhai Zhengrong Co Ltd for allegedly violating restrictions imposed on Iran's o...
19:48, 07/22/2019

Latest US sanctions against Iran boost gold price The latest round of US sanctions on Iran has seen the gold price surge even further. Central banks in quite a number of emerging countries are hoardin...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
23:00, 06/26/2019

Iran declares ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy with US after sanctions Iran responded to President Trump’s decision to impose tough sanctions on Tehran by declaring a “permanent closure” of a path of dip...
13:16, 06/25/2019

Iran Says Talks With Trump Depend on Lifting U.S. Sanctions (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump u...
09:48, 08/29/2019

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had agr...
13:00, 07/05/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “...
03:00, 05/09/2019

Iran says exercising restraint despite 'unacceptable' escalation of U.S. sanctions Iran is committed to its obligations under an international nuclear deal despite the U.S. withdrawal from the landmark agreement, its foreign minister...
09:16, 05/16/2019

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells CN...
14:32, 06/26/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochem...
11:00, 06/08/2019

Iran says U.S. sanctions on its oil industry will damage market stability U.S. sanctions against Iran's oil industry will damage the stability of global oil markets, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying on Monday....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial meta...
22:16, 05/08/2019

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both...
05:16, 08/28/2019

Trump orders U.S. to ‘substantially increase’ sanctions on Iran Trump did not give additional details on the move, which follows weekend attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia that some U.S. officials have blame...
15:49, 09/18/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep s...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump adminis...
10:32, 05/16/2019

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said th...
21:16, 08/27/2019

Will Outline Increased Iran Sanctions Within 48 Hours, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told reporters that he would provide more details about increased U.S. sanctions on Iran within 48 hours, aft...
00:50, 09/19/2019

Treasury targets Iran's most profitable oil refiners with new sanctions The Treasury Department imposed broad sanctions Friday on Iran's petrochemical and refinery industry for contributing funds to the financial arm of Ir...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreemen...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Trump says he has ordered substantial increase of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to "substantially increase sanctions" imposed on Iran, ...
16:33, 09/18/2019

Iran: New US sanctions permanently close road for diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says the new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and othe...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Iran calls U.S. sanctions 'economic war', says no talks until they are lifted Iran called U.S. sanctions "economic war" on Monday, and said there could be no talks with the United States until sanctions are lifted, a day after W...
22:16, 06/03/2019

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his ...
12:16, 08/27/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union...
18:32, 05/07/2019

Iran says path to diplomacy ‘permanently closed’ following U.S. sanctions The Trump administration imposed restrictions on Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Monday and said further sanctions were planned against Iran’s foreign minister...
10:00, 06/25/2019

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: 'Thousands' could die because of Trump's sanctions on Iran CNN host Fareed Zakaria warned President Trump on Monday night that "thousands" could potentially die due to the new sanctions his administration has ...
09:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Turkey will retaliate if U.S. imposes sanctions over S-400s -minister Turkey would retaliate against what it called an unacceptable threat of U.S. sanctions over Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 missile defences, its f...
14:00, 07/22/2019

UPDATE 3-Canadian Natural Resources eyes Alberta rail contracts amid pipeline congestion Canadian Natural Resources, the country's biggest oil and gas producer, is looking at taking on the Alberta provincial government's contracts to move ...
22:16, 08/01/2019

Trump announces sweeping sanctions on Iran's metal industries On the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump issued an executive order imposing sanctions on Iran’s ...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Israeli ambassador to UN: Iran is 'panicking' in the face of increased US sanctions Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that the Iranians are "panicking" in the face of increased sanctions, dismissing the newest rhe...
08:48, 06/26/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Departme...
17:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on ...
04:48, 07/10/2019

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry ...
09:00, 06/12/2019

Government raises oil price forecast in response to Iran sanctions The federal government is predicting higher oil prices for the rest of the year and into the next because of increased tensions with Iran and Venezuel...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new U.S. sanctions targeting Iran's revenue from export of industrial metals and threatened further action...
22:16, 05/08/2019

No link between Exxon deal and Iran sanctions waiver -Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday there was no link between an initial oil agreement his government was about to sign with Exxon M...
16:32, 05/07/2019

Trump Targets Iran’s Supreme Leader With Financial Sanctions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financia...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
16:32, 07/04/2019

US briefing: Iran sanctions, biodiversity crisis and Istanbul election Monday’s top story: Trump promises new sanctions on ‘absolutely broken’ Iran. Plus, where have our 8.3bn tons of plastic waste gone since 1950?Good mo...
12:48, 06/24/2019

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
13:48, 07/04/2019

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
12:16, 07/02/2019

U.S. threatens Iran with more sanctions, warns Europe against business with Tehran The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose more sanctions on Iran 'very soon' and warned Europe against doing business with Tehran via a syst...
18:32, 05/08/2019

Cruz bill would use Iran sanctions cash to pay for downed US drone The bill would take hundreds of millions from frozen Iranian bank accounts and use them to offset the cost of an American military drone that was shot...
03:16, 06/25/2019

Iran says latest US sanctions ends ‘channel of diplomacy forever’ A spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry said in a tweet Tuesday that the new U.S. sanctions that target Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and othe...
07:00, 06/25/2019

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says Country Won’t Change Stance Following New U.S. Sanctions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader said Wednesday that Iranians will not budge or change their stand following new U.S. sanctions targ...
21:32, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump tells Iran ‘call me’ over lifting sanctions President suggests US could help revive Iran’s economy in return for no-nuclear weapons pledgeDonald Trump has offered Iran direct talks, saying its l...
01:48, 05/10/2019

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administr...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Iran could consider talks with US only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
12:16, 07/04/2019

Trump signs off sanctions targeting Iran's supreme leader US President Donald Trump has signed off "hard-hitting" sanctions against Iran which he says will target the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Kh...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monda...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Iran Threatens Return to Nuclear Enrichment as U.S. Sanctions Bite TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for ...
11:48, 05/08/2019

Iran: Trump announces new, 'hard-hitting' sanctions – live President at the White House signs executive order that he says will hurt Iran’s economy – follow the latest liveSign up for the US briefing and get a...
21:32, 06/24/2019

US Sanctions On Supreme Leader Is "Permanent Closure" Of Diplomacy: Iran Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to d...
19:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. envoy says Iran sanctions working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a se...
22:16, 06/27/2019

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time sin...
16:00, 07/01/2019

Iran's Hassan Rouhani Tells US To Take 'First Step' By Lifting Sanctions President Hassan Rouhani Tuesday told the United States to "take the first step" by lifting all sanctions against Iran, a day after US President Donal...
19:48, 08/27/2019

US sanctions Iran space agency over alleged ballistic missiles The Trump administration has sanctioned three Iranian space organizations, alleging a cover up for missile work. The US has said the orders serve as a...
07:32, 09/04/2019

Iran president backpedals, wants Trump to lift sanctions before any possible talks Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, othe...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran targeting supreme leader US President Donald Trump signed off on a new round of "hard hitting" sanctions against Iran amid heightened tensions between the two countries. The s...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Trump administration sanctions Iran's civilian space agency The Trump administration has imposed sanctions against Iran's civil space agency, accusing the Middle Eastern country of using it as a cover to develo...
17:16, 09/04/2019

Iran could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted, Khamenei permits: minister Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, A...
12:32, 07/04/2019

Iran's hardline media say new U.S. sanctions based on 'fabricated excuses' Iranian hardline media said on Monday the new U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran were based on "fabricated excuses" while Iranian officials have not res...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
23:32, 07/10/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Economic sanctions having a 'significant effect' on Iran In the second part of an exclusive interview set to air Tuesday, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and "Fox & Friends" co-host discuss the esc...
13:16, 05/14/2019

Oil steadies after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices steadied on Monday, after a weeks-long rally was halted on Friday when the market tumbled after U.S. President Donald Trump demanded that p...
19:00, 04/29/2019

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of ...
23:16, 07/18/2019

China says it strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on Chinese firm over Iran oil China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it strongly opposes U.S. sanctions on a Chinese energy firm for allegedly violating restrictions imposed...
10:48, 07/23/2019

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wit...
09:32, 07/15/2019

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Presi...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Hassan Rouhani Says Iran Favours Talks With US If It Lifts Sanctions Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Tehran favours talks with Washington but the United States must first lift sanctions it imposed o...
13:48, 08/06/2019

Trump and John Bolton clashed over Iran sanctions before ouster Former national security advisor John Bolton reportedly clashed with President Donald Trump about United States sanctions on Iran the day before his o...
07:48, 09/15/2019

President Trump Orders New Sanctions on Iran After Saudi Attacks The news came as Iran’s president said he might skip a U.N. gathering, blaming U.S. obstacles and Saudi Arabia prepared to release what it said was ev...
17:32, 09/18/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities W...
05:16, 05/28/2019

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busines...
19:48, 07/16/2019

Donald Trump Pledges To Hit Iran With "Major" New Sanctions From Monday President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would b...
03:32, 06/23/2019

Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit U.S. warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top...
21:00, 05/17/2019

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offer...
12:00, 05/26/2019

"Gratified By Cooperation From Great Friend India": US Sanctions Iran The United States is "highly gratified by co-operation from a great friend and partner like India" on the Iranian oil sanctions, the White House said ...
07:16, 08/01/2019

Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday said "decades of bad behavior" from China have hampered free trade and prompted tariffs and other action...
05:16, 08/02/2019

Oil falls after Trump presses OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices fell on Monday, extending the Friday decline that halted a weeks-long rally, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC ...
13:48, 04/29/2019

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all o...
13:00, 07/19/2019

Iran’s President Calls U.S. Sanctions on the Foreign Minister ‘Childish’ (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president lambasted new U.S. sanctions by the Trump administration targeting the country’s foreign minister,...
13:48, 08/01/2019

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acros...
15:32, 06/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natgas pipeline President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering sanctions over Russia's Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline project -- which the United Sta...
02:00, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2 billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to...
19:32, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 3-Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. will not impose sanctions over Russian missile deal Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday the United States did not plan to impose sanctions on Ankara for buying Russian defence systems, aft...
16:32, 06/29/2019

UPDATE 2-China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms that sell arms to Taiwan China said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell $2.2-billion worth of tanks, missiles and related equipment to...
07:32, 07/13/2019

UPDATE 1-China says opposes unilateral sanctions against its entities, as U.S. blacklists Huawei China strongly opposes other countries imposing unilateral sanctions on Chinese entities, a Commerce Ministry spokesman said on Thursday in response t...
10:16, 05/16/2019

WH warns Iran it won't like the response to action White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump would like to see "behavioral change" from Iran. She also warned t...
19:16, 05/16/2019

US Sanctions "Economic Terrorism" Worse Than Pulwama: Iran Envoy To India Iranian Ambassador to India, Ali Chegini, blasted the United States for imposing sanctions on Tehran and called it as "economic terrorism" which he sa...
04:48, 08/27/2019

Iran warns US to drop sanctions as time runs out for nuclear deal Even while insisting they do not want a war, leaders of Iran and the US have again ratcheted up international tension. The EU is scrambling to salvage...
20:32, 06/26/2019

France suggests Europe will reimpose sanctions if Iran reneges on deal European countries will reimpose sanctions on Iran if it reneges on commitments under its nuclear deal, a source at the French presidency said on Tues...
19:48, 05/07/2019

"Restraint Limited": Trump Imposes New "Hard-Hitting" Sanctions On Iran The Trump administration targeted Iran's supreme leader with new sanctions on Monday, using one of the few tools available to punish Iran for downing ...
08:16, 06/25/2019

US imposes sanctions on Iran metal sectors as tension escalates between the two nations WASHINGTON (AP) — US imposes sanctions on Iran metal sectors as tension escalates between the two nations....
20:48, 05/08/2019

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran...
14:32, 07/20/2019

U.S. to renew sanctions waivers for five Iran nuclear programs: Washington Post The United States is set to announce this week it will renew sanctions waivers for five Iran nuclear programs that allow Russia, China and European co...
03:48, 07/31/2019

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fin...
15:32, 07/09/2019

US warns Europe not to develop barter system to evade Iran sanctions American officials have issued a warning to European nations that they risk falling foul of sanctions on Iran if they press ahead with a barter system...
05:32, 07/27/2019

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump...
01:16, 06/22/2019

Britain mulls sanctions in response to Iran tanker seizure: The Telegraph British ministers are making plans aimed at targeting Iran with sanctions in the aftermath of the Iranian seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in t...
00:32, 07/21/2019

Iran Calls New US Sanctions ‘Outrageous And Idiotic’; Leader Mocks Trump In this picture released on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Al...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Sanctions choke Iran's crude sales, but oil product exports booming While U.S. sanctions on Iran's oil industry have slashed the OPEC member's crude exports by more than 80%, oil product sales from the Islamic Republic...
18:00, 09/02/2019

Trump Orders Tighter Sanctions on Iran After Attack on Saudi Arabia (Bloomberg) –– U.S. President Donald Trump ordered tighter sanctions on Iran days after strikes on Saudi Arabia’s biggest oil instal...
18:48, 09/18/2019

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions ...
06:16, 07/02/2019

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to e...
14:32, 06/17/2019

As Iraq Tries to Beat the Heat, U.S. Renews Sanctions Waiver on Power From Iran The U.S. has allowed Iraq to import natural gas and electricity from Iran without risking sanctions for another four months, Iraqi officials said, as ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

Saudis may have more oil on hand to help avoid price spikes as Iran sanctions kick in Saudi Arabia's efforts to clean up its electric grid have released a good amount of spare oil for export, which would help the United States avoid pri...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Oil mixed, caught between US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela and trade dispute with China Oil prices were mixed on Tuesday as U.S. sanctions on oil exporters Iran and Venezuela kept markets on edge while concerns that an escalating Sino-U.S...
04:32, 05/07/2019

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
22:32, 06/22/2019

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary o...
00:32, 06/01/2019

Iran to resist U.S. sanctions, just as it withstood Iraqi chemical attack: Zarif The Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday that Iran would resist any U.S. sanctions, just as it persevered during the 1980s Iran-Iraq war when the...
15:16, 06/29/2019

Oil climbs, shaking off Trump calls for OPEC to offset Iran sanctions Oil prices edged higher on Monday, as the market attempted to resume a weeks-long rally that was halted on Friday when U.S. President Donald Trump dem...
20:32, 04/29/2019

Trump orders more sanctions on Iran after attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia President Trump said in a tweet Wednesday that he will step up his​ “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran by adding even more sanctions agai...
16:32, 09/18/2019

"Very Dangerous": Trump Warns Iran But Doesn't Rule Out Lifting Sanctions US President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pav...
08:49, 09/12/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran's Foreign Minister Amid Escalating Tensions The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in a dramatic step bound to further escalate ...
08:48, 08/01/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
20:00, 06/23/2019

US sanctions Iran's space program for first time over ballistic missile work In a first, the United States handed down sanctions calling out Iran’s space agency for its involvement in the regime’s ballistic missile development,...
15:32, 09/05/2019

Trump Orders Treasury Secretary to 'Substantially Increase' Sanctions on Iran President Trump said on Twitter that he has ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to “substantially increase” sanctions on Iran in the wake of att...
18:48, 09/18/2019

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against t...
22:32, 06/23/2019

Treasury Sanctions Iraqi Firm Accused of Smuggling Arms for Iran The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on an Iraqi company it said had trafficked hundreds of millions of dollars in arms for Iran’s Islamic R...
20:00, 06/12/2019

Iran's Khamenei says nation will not retreat in face of U.S. sanctions and 'insults': website Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that the Iranian nation will not retreat in the face of "cruel" U.S. sanctions and "ins...
12:48, 06/26/2019

U.S. Issues New Sanctions as Iran Warns It Will Step Back From Nuclear Deal The announcement by Iran’s president does not kill the 2015 deal, but it pushes the confrontation between Washington and Tehran into new and potential...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Donald Trump Signs "Hard-Hitting Sanctions" Against Iran's Ayatollah The United States imposed sanctions Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military chiefs, tightening pressure on the...
19:16, 06/24/2019

Donald Trump Orders Government To 'Substantially Increase' Iran Sanctions President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced what he said would be substantial new sanctions against Iran in the first response to what US officials ...
18:18, 09/18/2019

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy...
01:00, 06/23/2019

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a la...
04:16, 07/11/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities...
08:48, 05/28/2019

U.S. issues new sanctions against Iran on anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal The sanctions targeting metal exports came hours after Iran’s president said the country will pull back from some of its commitments in the 2015 landm...
06:16, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 2-Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defence bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defence law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's l...
14:48, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 1-New Venezuela sanctions protect Citgo, encourage debt talks -opposition Venezuela's opposition on Tuesday celebrated a sweeping U.S. sanctions order against the government of President Nicolas Maduro, saying the measure wo...
21:48, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 3-Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defence purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defence systems and should find a "middle g...
07:32, 07/15/2019

UPDATE 1-PDVSA partners fear reach of latest U.S. sanctions on Venezuela -sources Foreign joint venture partners with Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA are concerned the latest set of U.S. sanctions on the South American coun...
03:00, 08/15/2019

| Iran warns of further retreat from nuclear deal without EU action Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has warned that Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acts to...
19:16, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Britain says U.S. action will play a role in Huawei decision Britain cannot disregard U.S. restrictions on China's Huawei in deciding whether the equipment maker can participate in the roll-out of next generatio...
16:00, 06/13/2019

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22:32, 05/03/2019

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becaus...
23:32, 06/13/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to promise to shield Tehr...
22:32, 05/09/2019

| Trump tax returns | Sanctions on Iran: WATCH the top World news videos for today NY Senate OKs releasing Trump state tax return | Trump administration slaps new sanctions on Iran's industrial metals; here are the top World news vid...
07:32, 05/09/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in t...
02:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in t...
06:00, 05/09/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter...
13:32, 06/18/2019

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad J...
06:48, 07/19/2019

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough ...
18:32, 07/02/2019

US Slaps Sanctions On Iran Shipping Network, India-Based Entity Affected The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a shipping network it said was run by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, saying it sold millions of barr...
01:16, 09/05/2019

Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up "substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantial...
19:00, 07/10/2019

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed ur...
21:16, 07/10/2019

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from...
19:16, 07/10/2019

Bolton reportedly resigned after Trump raised possibility of relieving Iran sanctions Former national security adviser John Bolton resigned from his position this week after President Trump suggested relieving some sanctions on Iran, a ...
01:32, 09/15/2019

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions “What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran...
22:16, 07/11/2019

Trump administration sanctions Iran's foreign minister in escalation of tensions Zarif is a relatively moderate Iranian politician, and he was the chief negotiator for the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.  ...
01:48, 08/01/2019

Pompeo blames Iran for tanker attacks, says US does not want war but will take action if needed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Sunday President Trump’s claim that Iran was behind last week’s attacks on oil tankers near the strategic...
17:48, 06/16/2019

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear ...
15:48, 05/17/2019

Iran: British tanker seizure follows ‘rule of reciprocal action’ Iranian leaders said the country seized a British oil tanker on Friday in retaliation for the UK’s role in impounding an Iranian ship two weeks ...
17:48, 07/20/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says "We'd prefer a peaceful transition" from the socialist rule of Nicolas Maduro, the secretary of state says.       ...
22:16, 05/01/2019

'Military action is possible' in Venezuela, says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Pompeo's remarks appeared to mark an escalation of the Trump administration's rhetoric on Venezuela.        ...
18:48, 05/01/2019

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European s...
04:16, 07/16/2019

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s vi...
23:32, 07/06/2019

Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and i...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President ...
05:16, 06/28/2019

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
20:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gul...
06:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-Eyeing IPO riches, Uber drivers go on strike in UK ahead of U.S. action Uber drivers in Britain started a day of transatlantic strikes on Wednesday to protest at the disparity between gig-economy conditions and the sums in...
12:32, 05/08/2019

No U.S. aircraft operated over Iran, U.S. military says The U.S. military did not fly over Iranian airspace on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, after a news website run by Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard...
10:00, 06/20/2019

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea....
06:16, 06/02/2019

Iran warns U.S. of response to any action over drone attacks on Saudi oil sites Iran warned the U.S. that any action taken against it following an attack on Saudi oil installations will ``immediately'' be met with a response from ...
15:01, 09/18/2019

Trump administration weighing retaliatory action against Iran after Saudi oil attack The Trump administration is weighing a range of options for a retaliatory action against Iran, including a cyberattack or physical strike on Iranian o...
09:32, 09/18/2019

Iran warns of further retreat from nuclear deal if no European action by Thursday Iran's foreign minister said on Tuesday Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acted to salvage the...
22:32, 09/03/2019

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ of diplomacy TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman says latest US sanctions on country’s leaders mean ‘permanent closure’ o...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Cotton mocks Iran official's sanctions complaint: Won't be able to spend Iranians' money in '5-star restaurants' Sen. Tom Cotton mocked Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for lashing out against the “hard-hitting” sanctions against the regime, saying he...
15:48, 06/25/2019

GitHub is reportedly blocking access to its site for users in places like Crimea and Iran, which are under US sanctions (MSFT) Microsoft GitHub has reportedly begun restricting access to its service for people who live in areas under US trade sanctions. A programmer in the Ru...
08:16, 07/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Trump, without evidence, accuses Google of 'very illegal' action ahead of election U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stepped up his accusations against Google, claiming without offering evidence that the technology company worke...
17:48, 08/06/2019

UPDATE 1-Enbridge says open to re-route Line 5 after legal action by Wisconsin tribe Enbridge Inc on Thursday said it was open to working with the Bad River Band and will consider re-routing its Line 5 oil pipeline after the native Ame...
16:32, 07/25/2019

US military flare-up 'would be a godsend to Iran hardliners' The US has announced that it will deploy an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to give a "clear message" to Iran that it is prepared to defend its in...
18:00, 05/07/2019

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the r...
17:32, 06/14/2019

We're here to deter Iran, not go to war: US military commanders in the Gulf The U.S. Navy's 5th Fleet is tasked with patrolling an expanse of about 2.5 million square miles of water, and has seen an increase in U.S. force...
16:17, 08/12/2019

Trump says he wants talks with Iran, not a military showdown BLAMING BOLTON: The White House disputes the narrative that national security adviser John Bolton is pushing President Trump into a military confronta...
18:16, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Portugal to buy five Embraer military planes for 827 mln euros Portugal's government will buy five KC-390 military transport aircraft and a flight simulator from Brazilian aerospace company Embraer for 827 million...
16:00, 07/11/2019

UPDATE 1-Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 ...
20:00, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 1-Japan's military says pilot vertigo likely cause of F-35 crash Japan's air force said on Monday "spatial disorientation" likely caused one of its pilots to fly his F-35 stealth fighters into the Pacific Ocean in A...
10:48, 06/10/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks, calls for ‘decisive’ action "The kingdom does not want a war in the region but it will not hesitate to deal with any threats to its people, its sovereignty, or its vital interest...
03:32, 06/16/2019

Former CIA official: 'Absolutely necessary to talk about' taking preventative action amid Iran tensions Former CIA Middle East Department Chief Daniel Hoffman reacted to a New York Times report that President Trump reviewed a military plan that would sen...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Iran just took its boldest action yet against the nuclear deal to 'blackmail' US allies and isolate Trump Ludovic Marin/Reuters Iran took its boldest step yet in violation of the landmark Iran nuclear deal on Monday when it announced it will begin increas...
01:48, 06/18/2019

Iran accuses US think tank of 'economic terrorism,' threatens action by 'security apparatuses' The Iranian government said Saturday that it had imposed sanctions in the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), a Washington-based think tank t...
15:16, 08/25/2019

UK vows 'robust' action if Iran doesn't release British-flagged oil tanker Britain reiterated warnings Saturday that it would take "robust" action if Iran did not release a UK-flagged oil tanker it seized in the Strait of Hor...
10:48, 07/28/2019

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle Eas...
21:32, 05/21/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone; airspace in dispute Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Irania...
16:32, 06/20/2019

U.S. wants military coalition to safeguard waters off Iran, Yemen The United States hopes to enlist allies over the next two weeks or so in a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters off Iran and Yemen, where...
00:48, 07/10/2019

Iran unveils latest military drone in ceremony Iran publicly unveiled its latest military drone this week -- the "Kian," which has two versions and is capable of a variety of missions -- at an even...
01:16, 09/05/2019

What a failed Iran deal would mean for oil prices and military tensions Regional stability, oil prices and potential for war will all depend on what Iran does with its nuclear program in the event of the deal's termin...
10:32, 07/19/2019

Trump Says It ‘Looks’ Like Iran Hit the Saudis, But Military Retaliation Isn’t Being Considered Yet WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil f...
07:32, 09/17/2019

U.S. Military Returns to Saudi Arabia in Response to Iran The Pentagon is sending hundreds of troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a buildup to counter potential threats from Iran and its allies, U.S. officials ...
06:16, 07/19/2019

Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region Iran has shot down a U.S. drone which the elite Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday was flying over southern Iran, raising fears that a major milita...
10:00, 06/20/2019

Donald Trump Right To Say US Military "Has No Business" In Gulf: Iran US President Donald Trump was right to say US forces have "no business" in the Gulf, Iran's foreign minister said Monday after Trump told other countr...
00:32, 06/25/2019

U.S. military says Iran shoot down of its drone was 'unprovoked attack' The U.S. military confirmed on Thursday that one of its drones was shot down but said the incident took place in international airspace, challenging I...
14:32, 06/20/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid repo...
00:32, 05/17/2019

Oil jumps 2.4% as new Saudi minister commits to output cuts, Netanyahu calls for action against Iran Oil prices rose on Monday after the new Saudi energy minister, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, confirmed expectations that there would be no radical chan...
23:48, 09/09/2019

Saudi Arabia blames Iran and vows ‘stern action’ after missile strike on airport SAUDI Arabia and its allies have blamed Iran and vowed “stern action” after a missile struck the arrival hall of an international airport injured 26....
12:00, 06/13/2019

Iran calls U.S. offer for talks 'word-play', asks for action: Mehr News Reacting to a U.S. offer to engage with Iran without pre-conditions, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Sunday that Tehran expected a change in U.S. beha...
18:00, 06/02/2019

Saudi Arabia oil attack: Trump hints at action as US officials point finger at Iran US president says he has ‘reason to believe we know the culprit’, as oil prices riseDonald Trump has said the US is “locked and loaded” and ready to r...
10:48, 09/16/2019

Grotesque tragedy unlikely to shame Fifa into action over Iran’s ban on female fans | Marina Hyde Toothless urgings followed the death of Sahar Khodayari, who – faced with prison for trying to watch football – set herself on fireThe grim tragedy of...
02:18, 09/19/2019

President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signs order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions....
19:48, 06/24/2019

US has the military might, but Iran will lean on proxies and militias if they get dragged into conflict The possibility of a military confrontation between the United States and Iran is rising as U.S. officials claim an increased threat risk to troops in...
01:32, 05/20/2019

The master behind the mask: who is Iran’s most feared and powerful military commander? He is routinely referred to as the “shadow commander” or “spymaster” and is considered one of the most powerful persons in Iran. So who is 62-year-old...
00:32, 05/08/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration des...
18:32, 05/06/2019

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Irania...
00:16, 06/21/2019

U.S. urging talks while 'holding gun' at Iran: Iranian military official A senior Iranian military official has accused U.S. President Donald Trump of dishonesty, saying Washington is calling for talks while "holding a gun"...
12:48, 05/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. Military Officials Say There Is No Actual Plan to Confront Iran The Trump Administration is turning up the heat on Iran, broadcasting a new plan to send as many as 120,000 U.S. forces to the Middle East to counter ...
18:32, 05/17/2019

Iran announces upcoming joint military drills with Russia Iran and Russia will hold joint military drills in the Persian Gulf later this year as part of a classified agreement to expand cooperation between th...
17:48, 08/05/2019

Iran Says US Military Drone It Downed "Found In Our Territorial Waters" Iran said Thursday it had recovered parts of a US spy drone in its territorial waters, after downing the aircraft in a missile strike slammed by Presi...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', military official says Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by th...
16:00, 05/25/2019

Iran military says all its drones have returned safely to base: report Iran's top military spokesman said all the country's drones had returned safely to base, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, after Presiden...
10:00, 07/19/2019

Military officer says no rise in Iran threat in Iraq, Syria A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq o...
20:32, 05/14/2019

On the ship that downed a military drone, one small mistake could cause a war with Iran With short incendiary shrieks Harrier jump jets race across the USS Boxer's deck and are soon gray dots in the sky. Seahawk and Super Stallion helicop...
20:16, 07/19/2019

Iran Downs U.S. Military Drone Amid Rising Tensions Iran shot down a U.S. military drone, U.S. and Iranian officials said, the latest in an escalating series of incidents across the Middle East that has...
16:32, 06/20/2019

Iran top military chief issues threat: ‘Our hands are on the trigger’ Iran’s highest-ranking military official offered a stark warning after reports emerged that the U.S. is considering deploying 10,000 troops to the Mid...
00:48, 05/24/2019

Iran says any external military presence in Gulf 'source of insecurity' Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter on Friday that any military presence in the Gulf from outside the region would be a "sou...
19:16, 08/09/2019

UK to step up its military presence in Gulf amid crisis with Iran MoD says second warship will be deployed within days to protect British commercial oil tankers The UK is stepping up its military presence in the Gulf...
16:00, 07/12/2019

U.S. will respond with military force if Iran attacks its interests: Hook The United States will respond with military force if its interests are attacked by Iran, the U.S. Iran envoy said on Thursday as Arab leaders gathere...
16:48, 05/30/2019

US plans coalition of military allies to patrol waters off Iran and Yemen Pentagon’s top general says group of nations would ensure freedom of navigation in Straits of HormuzThe United States hopes to enlist allies in the co...
12:48, 07/10/2019

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: Iran deputy Guards chief The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunday q...
14:00, 05/26/2019

Iran Pairs Diplomacy with Military Pushback as Gulf Tensions Soar Ships plying the Strait of Hormuz are getting caught in the middle as Iran pushes back against U.S. sanctions and maneuvers around a more muscular Ame...
22:00, 07/21/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national sec...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligen...
19:32, 09/03/2019

Iran commander calls U.S. military in Gulf a target not a threat: ISNA A senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday the U.S. military presence in the Gulf used to be a serious threat but now represented ...
21:48, 05/12/2019

Yemen: Dozens killed in attack on military parade blamed on Iran At least 51 security personnel, including a key commander, have been killed in twin attacks in Yemen. One of the attacks reportedly involved the use o...
17:16, 08/01/2019

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance dro...
06:32, 06/21/2019

Iran Denies Claim That U.S. Military Destroyed Drone in the Strait of Hormuz The government of Iran has denied reports that the U.S. shot down an Iranian drone this week in the Strait of Hormuz, contradicting claims by the U.S....
18:32, 07/19/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
01:00, 06/22/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they w...
15:16, 06/22/2019

Europeans urge Iran to abide by nuclear pact; Israel says preparing military European signatories to a nuclear pact with Iran said on Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" by Tehran's apparent breach of the 2015 deal, as Isra...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Japanese oil tanker owner disagrees with US military that a mine caused blast near Iran "I do not think there was a time bomb or an object attached to the side of the ship," Yutaka Katada, president of Kokuka Sangyo, said at a press confe...
20:16, 06/14/2019

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
07:32, 06/21/2019

ICE: Students from Iran, Russia, China stealing military, high-tech secrets In a new warning about immigrant crime, a top ICE official Wednesday said that Iran, Russia, and China are using visiting students to steal military a...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Trump is sanctioning Iran's top diplomat and it will likely make it harder to avoid military conflict Reuters The Trump administration on Wednesday announced it's sanctioning Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. Zarif, who was educated in the US, is ...
09:48, 08/01/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against American forces, detected by U.S. inte...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Iran military commander: Armed forces stronger, U.S aircraft carriers vulnerable The new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said Sunday that the United States "does not have the ability" to wage war against Iran...
02:32, 05/13/2019

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.  ...
05:00, 07/13/2019

Gen. Keane: Likelihood of large-scale military operation in Iran is 'pretty remote' President Trump, during a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House, was asked Thursday whether the U.S. will take milita...
01:48, 06/21/2019

Trump signs 'hard-hitting' sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump signs an executive order targeting Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action th...
21:48, 06/24/2019

Iran President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 'outrageous and idiotic.'   &...
21:32, 06/25/2019

Lindsey Graham warns of ‘overwhelming military response’ if Iran attacks American interests Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that the US should attack Iran if the Islamic Republic followed through on threats against Americans or America’ s int...
23:48, 05/20/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credi...
19:32, 05/24/2019

Iran says it will respond 'firmly' to US aggression amid retaliatory cyberattack, aborted military strike Iran cautioned Saturday that it will “firmly” respond to any aggression or threat by the U.S., a warning that comes after President Trump aborted a mi...
19:48, 06/22/2019

Iran unveils new long-range missile system in latest show of military force Iran unveiled a new long-range surface-to-air missile system Thursday in its latest demonstration of military power, just two months after its forces ...
09:48, 08/23/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President ...
22:48, 05/13/2019

US: Iran sanctions lock up 'billions of dollars' After President Donald Trump signed an order targeting Iran's supreme leader and associates with additional financial sanctions, Treasury Secreta...
21:48, 06/24/2019

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran....
12:48, 06/21/2019

Iran missile tests defensive, Fars news agency cites Iranian military source as saying Iran's missile tests are part of the country's defensive needs and are not directed against any country, and Tehran does not need any power's permissi...
16:48, 07/27/2019

Pentagon chief blames Iran for 'unprecedented attack' on Saudi oil facilities as military considers options Secretary of Defense Mark Esper blamed Iran for a series of coordinated attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities following a meeting at the White House...
05:32, 09/17/2019

Donald Trump accused of disclosing classified military image after tweeting photo of Iran rocket site US President Donald Trump has sparked concerns that he disclosed classified military information when he tweeted a photo of an apparently failed Irani...
09:16, 09/01/2019

US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US military’s Central Command releases video it says shows Iran removing limpet mine from targeted oil tanker...
06:16, 06/14/2019

US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone WASHINGTON (AP) — US military says Iran sought to disrupt American ability to monitor Persian Gulf region when it shot down drone....
19:32, 06/20/2019

Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state TV’s website publishes images it says show debris from US military surveillance drone that Iran shot down....
13:16, 06/21/2019

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from...
07:32, 07/10/2019

CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile. (Corrects ...
13:16, 06/21/2019

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani calls new US sanctions 'outrageous and idiotic' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei “outrageous and idiotic,”   ...
14:48, 06/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehra...
23:00, 05/18/2019

'War with Iran would be a colossal mistake.' Lawmakers push to block military strike Trump threatened Iran with "overwhelming force” if it attacks “anything American.” But some lawmakers say a war with Iran would be a...
11:16, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports will improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in spi...
05:00, 07/08/2019

UPDATE 2-UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Roya...
19:16, 07/11/2019

US-Iran military conflict will be a 'lose-lose situation,' analysts say Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated rapidly after an American drone was shot down by Iranian forces in the Middle East on Thursday —...
13:00, 06/21/2019

Motorola One Action With Ultra Wide-Angle Action Camera Launched in India Motorola One Action price in India is set at Rs. 13,999 for the lone 4GB RAM + 128GB storage variant. Motorola One Action will go on sale via Flipkart...
10:32, 08/24/2019

'Iran did do it': Trump addresses tanker attacks, points to US military video of removing mine The U.S. released a video it said shows Iran removing an unexploded limpet mine from one of the oil tankers targeted near the Strait of Hormuz.  ...
19:32, 06/14/2019

'A colossal mistake': GOP-controlled Senate votes down measure blocking Iran military strike The GOP-controlled Senate defeated a bill that would have required Donald Trump to get explicit congressional approval for a military strike on Iran. ...
22:16, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Iran says U.S. bases and aircraft carriers within range of its missiles - Tasnim An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander said on Sunday that U.S. bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles aft...
10:00, 09/15/2019

UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court Saudi Arabia said on Sunday that it wants to avert war in the region but stands ready to respond with "all strength" following last week's attacks on ...
11:00, 05/19/2019