Iran and the US

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WTI drops as Trump speech cools Iran war worries

Oil futures fell sharply, logging lowest settlement since mid-December, as comments from U.S. President Donald Trump calmed nerves surrounding a potential war with Iran. WTI crude for February delivery CLG20, +0.22% on …

Trump backs away from further military conflict with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump backed away from further military confrontation with Iran on Wednesday after a barrage of missiles fired at American troops killed no one and Tehran indicated that would be the end of its retaliation for the killing of …

Rouhani: U.S. to be cut off from region

Iran`s President Hassan Rouhani said at the Cabinet meeting that the Islamic Republic will cut the United States off the region. “Among the goals of the United States are to create fear and discord both within …

U.S. increases security around White House

Security has been increased around the grounds of the White House tonight in light of the current tensions with Iran, a U.S. law enforcement official said. A U.S. Secret Service official declined to comment, passing along a statement …

Had U.S. forces warning before Iranian missile strikes?

U.S. forces at Iraqi bases most likely had some warning before missiles launched by Iran struck this morning, thanks to a facility devoted to detecting and providing alerts about launches anywhere in the world, according to public documents and a …

Iran attacks U.S. military facilities in Iraq

Iran has delivered missile strikes against at least two military facilities in western Iraq, where U.S. troops are deployed, a statement from Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs Jonathan Hoffman …

Angela Merkel to visit Kremlin urgently

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will arrive in Russia on a working visit on January 11 on the invitation of Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin’s press office reported. During the talks, …

Soleimani's daughter says U.S. faces 'dark day'

The daughter of the slain commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Zeinab Soleimani, told a huge crowd at his funeral ceremony in Tehran that the United States and its ally Israel faced a “dark day” for his …

Iran steps further back from JCPOA

Iran announced a further rollback of its commitments to the international nuclear accord amid anger over the U.S. killing of a top commander. The Tehran government said it would forego the "limit on the number of centrifuges" …