Iran and the US

Who killed the #039spirit#039 of the Iran deal?

Who killed the 'spirit' of the Iran deal?

Trump administration disappointed that Iran has given it no cause to withdraw from JCPOA

Iran#039s UN Ambassador: US tries to remove Palestinian issue instead of solving

Iran's UN Ambassador: US tries to remove Palestinian issue instead of solving

Iran's UN Ambassador Gholamali Khoshroo accused the US and Israel of seeking "to remove the Palestinian issue that is central to all the conflicts in the Middle East from these open debates." …

Tillerson: Iran exports terror and violence to Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon

Tillerson: Iran exports terror and violence to Syria, Yemen, Iraq and Lebanon

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused Iran of 'alarming ongoing provocations' to destabilize countries in the Middle East. "An unchecked Iran has the potential to travel the same path as North Korea …

Is US preparing to abandon nuclear deal with Iran?

Is US preparing to abandon nuclear deal with Iran?

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday criticized the nuclear deal, saying it would fail to prevent Iran from someday purchasing a nuclear weapon. He stressed that the JCPOA fails to achieve the objective …

U.S. says Iran complies with nuke deal but orders review on lifting sanctions

U.S. says Iran complies with nuke deal but orders review on lifting sanctions

The Trump administration said it was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States' national security interests, while acknowledging that Tehran was complying with a deal to rein in …

Trump orders review of Iranian nuclear deal

Trump orders review of Iranian nuclear deal

US National Security Council  was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States' national security interests, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in …

Boeing Battles Airbus For Billions In Iran

Boeing Battles Airbus For Billions In Iran

Boeing has just announced its second major airliner sale to Iran since the Shah era

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

Perfect Timing To Raise The Tone On Iran

With presidential elections scheduled for May the 19th, this rise in the tone of the international community couldn’t come at a worst timing for Iran

Bahram Qassemi: US’s own allies sponsoring terror, not Iran

Bahram Qassemi: US’s own allies sponsoring terror, not Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has called on the United States to pressure its regional allies into abandoning their support for terrorism and not to level “malicious” allegations against the Islamic Republic. Iranian …

Would U.S. lebel Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group?

Would U.S. lebel Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group?

Coul the Donald Trump administration sanction the IRGC without labeling it a "specially designated global terrorist"?

Hossein Dehghan: US troops in Persian Gulf act like armed robber

Hossein Dehghan: US troops in Persian Gulf act like armed robber

Iranian Defense Minister General Hossein Dehghan compared the US Navy in the Persian Gulf with a mindless armed robber. "What is the business of US troops in the Persian Gulf? It is better they leave the …

Iran sanctions 15 US firms

Iran sanctions 15 US firms

Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for alleged human rights violations and cooperating with Israel, Reuters reported citing the state news agency IRNA. The agency quoted Iran's foreign ministry as saying the …

US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran, Syria and North Korea

US sanctions 30 individuals, entities for ties with Iran, Syria and North Korea

The United States sanctioned 30 individuals and entities in China, North Korea and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) this week for supplying goods and services in support of Iran’s ballistic missile program and other …

Will US tighten sanction against Iran?

Will US tighten sanction against Iran?

Iran would face tighter US sanctions over ballistic missile launches and other non-nuclear activities under a bill announced on Thursday by a bipartisan group of senators. It would set mandatory sanctions for anyone involved with …

America#039s REAL target in Middle East is Iran

America's REAL target in Middle East is Iran

The US should back Khalifa Haftar, an expert says

North Korea#039s missile explodes within seconds of launch

North Korea's missile explodes within seconds of launch

North Korea's latest missile launch appears to have ended in failure, Seoul's Defense Ministry said in a statement. The North fired a missile from the eastern coastal town of Wonsan on Wednesday, but the launch ended in a …

Tehran: U.S. Safe Zones in Syria a Pipe Dream

Tehran: U.S. Safe Zones in Syria a Pipe Dream

An Iranian lawmaker says a plan to establish "safe zones" in Syria will get U.S. nowhere

Iran postpones rocket carrier launch fearing US threats

Iran postpones rocket carrier launch fearing US threats

Iran has put off a planned launch of a rocket carrier fearing threats from the United States, the Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said. …

More than 100 Iranians import cars from US despite Khamenei’s order

More than 100 Iranians import cars from US despite Khamenei’s order

New records from the Iranian Customs Administration has shown that despite much controversy, some Iranians have in fact imported cars from the US over the past year. During the 11 months of the current Iranian fiscal year (which started …

Trump reacts sharply to Iranian warships getting close to US warships

Trump reacts sharply to Iranian warships getting close to US warships

The speaker of the White House Sean Spicer said that the US President Donald Trump will not tolerate Iran's "provocative actions". "The USNS ship that was in close proximity is …

U.S. ship changed course toward Iranians on Saturday: Iran commander

U.S. ship changed course toward Iranians on Saturday: Iran commander

A U.S. Navy ship changed course toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a guard commander was quoted as saying on Wednesday while issuing a warning, Reuters reported. A U.S. official told Reuters …

Americans can open bank accounts in Iran

Americans can open bank accounts in Iran

Americans who live in Iran can open bank accounts in the country, the lawyer from the Central Bank of Iran's (CBI) Legal Studies Department Hamid Ghanbari, said. He noted that according to the US Department of the …

Defining Objectives for the U.S.-Iran Relationship

Defining Objectives for the U.S.-Iran Relationship

Iran has attempted to expand its influence across the Middle East

Velayati: Iranian missile program aimed for self-defense

Velayati: Iranian missile program aimed for self-defense

Iran’s missile program is solely aimed at self-defense, the head of the Center for Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council, Ali Akbar Velayati, said. "Iran will not seek …

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

The alliance between the United States and Israel is unbreakable, the US President Donald Trump said during his address to a joint session of Congress tonight. At the same time, the President stressed the sanctions he imposed …

Iranian Foreign Ministry has no plans to establish contacts with US

Iranian Foreign Ministry has no plans to establish contacts with US

Iranian Foreign Ministry has no plans to establish bilateral contacts with the United States, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said. "No, we have not established any contacts yet, but …

Iranian Foreign Ministry denies Zarif#039s letter to Tillerson

Iranian Foreign Ministry denies Zarif's letter to Tillerson

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denied claims that its chief, Mohammad Javad Zarif, had written a letter to US State Secretary Rex Tillerson. "The wrong, baseless and again new claim of Javad …

Iran#039s #039The Salesman#039 wins Oscar

Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar

The 89th Annual Academy Awards were held today at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Iran's The Salesman won the award for the best foreign-language film after the nomination stirred controversy after President Trump's …

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Iran's ex-president Mahmud Ahmadinejad published Sunday an open letter to Donald Trump, welcoming his criticism of the US political system but taking issue with his visa ban and attitude to women, NDTV …

Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at Oscars

Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at Oscars

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has chosen an Iranian-American female engineer and a former NASA scientist to represent his film "The Salesman" at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, which he is boycotting in protest over U.S. …