Pentagon says US 'able to respond' if needed after Iran seizes cargo ship
WASHINGTON – The Pentagon said Wednesday that the U.S. would "be able to respond" if necessary to help a Marshall Islands-flagged ship that was diverted, and boarded, a day earlier by Iran -- though it remains unclear how far the U.S. Navy might be ...
Iran accuses seized foreign ship of 'peculiar' activity
Iran Intercepts Cargo Ship, US Moves to Respond
Crew of Iran-Seized Maersk Tigris Are 'In Good Spirits,' Company Says
Marco Rubio wont back away from Iran amendments that could scuttle deal
Marco Rubio is refusing to back down from his fight to force Iran to recognize Israel, a stance that threatens to disrupt a delicately negotiated bipartisan bill that would allow Congress to review any nuclear deal with Tehran. In an interview on ...
Wall Street Journal
Iran says respects navigation freedom, day after ship is seized in Gulf
The vessel was anchored at 1658 GMT (12:58 p.m. EDT) on Wednesday not far off Iran's mainland and close to the major Iranian port of Bandar Abbas, according to Reuters ship tracking data. Maersk said in a statement that it was in communication with the ...
Contact Made With Crew of Ship Detained by Iran
Crew of ship seized by Iran is safe, company says, but motive is unclear
Iran fires at, boards Marshall Islands cargo ship; U.S. sending defense
Iran's Zarif Says Congress Can't Stop Obama
In a set of blustery and self-righteous remarks, Iran's top diplomat assured the crowd at New York University that President Barack Obama would be compelled to stop enforcing sanctions only days after any nuclear agreement was signed and would have to ...
Obama might revive Iran bill veto threat
Iranian official suggests Post reporter was asked to spy for US
Iran nuclear deal: Obama's desperation is showing. And it's dangerous
Kerry says Iran, world powers closer than ever to historic nuclear deal
Zarif and Kerry met later on Monday at the Iranian U.N. ambassador's residence across from Central Park and discussed efforts to secure a final agreement between Iran and the six powers by a June 30 deadline. The meeting was "productive," a senior U.S. ...
Senate votes against making Iran nuclear deal a treaty
Iran insists Israel 'give up the bomb' as Tehran seeks nuclear-free Middle East
Amendment to Iran legislation fails
EU Envisions Role for Iran in Peace Talks
New York Times
UNITED NATIONS — The European Union's top diplomat said Tuesday evening that she hoped a final nuclear deal with Iran would clear the way for Tehran to play a “major but positive role” in the conflicts roiling the Middle East, particularly in Syria.
EU wants Iran to play 'major but positive role' in Syria
Iran foreign minister: Don't thank the sanctions
Top EU diplomat: Iran could play major role in Syria talks
Iran says Saudi Arabia 'deserves punishment' over Yemen strikes
There is growing tension between Iran and Saudi Arabia after the Yemeni capital Sanaa was again bombarded by Saudi-led forces. Black smoke rose from the airport after warplanes attacked it, destroying what Shi'ite Houthi rebels said was a private jet.
US asks Iran to help bring Yemeni parties into talks
Iran plane carried only medicine to Yemen
Saudi-Led Coalition Bombs Airport In Yemen's Sanaa To Stop Iran Plane Landing
Iran Tells Syria to Attack Israel on the Golan Heights
Syrian Defense Minister General Fahd al-Freij arrived in Iran on Tuesday for a rare two-day visit, the first since civil war broke out in Syria in 2011, and was reportedly told by his Iranian backers to attack Israel. As the Syrian regime continues to ...
The Marco Rubio Amendment That Could Kill the Iran Deal
At issue is a one-page amendment from the Florida Republican and 2016 presidential candidate that would certify as part of the deal that Iran's leaders have publicly accepted Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state, a proposal earlier pushed by ...
Republicans push Senate Dems toward hard votes on Iran
Boehner: Congress Doesn't Have Votes to Stop Iran Deal
Marshall Islands ship seizure shows perils of an unrestrained Iran
New York Observer
'Party' to showcase 1000 Hangings in Iran Held at NYU by Human Rights Group
New York Observer
The scene outside New York University this morning is of a celebratory and sarcastic nature. A “massive party” is taking place to bring awareness to the Islamic Republic of Iran's recent milestone of 1,000 hangings in the just the past 18 months. Your ...