Pentagon: 'Absolutely unnecessary' for Iran warships to escort vessel to Yemen
A U.S. defense official separately told CNN that the current intelligence indicates there are no weapons on board the Iranian ship, but the concern continues to center around Iranian government statements that its warships will escort the relief vessel.
Iran promises to protect alleged aid ship bound for Yemen
Iran Says Its Navy Will Protect Aid Ship Heading to Yemen
Iran should send aid ship to Djibouti, not Yemen says US
Reuters Blogs (blog)
How an Iran nuclear deal means cheaper oil and why Tehran is OK with that
Reuters Blogs (blog)
The nuclear framework agreement reached with Iran in Lausanne, Switzerland, was an important milestone. Now detailed negotiations will focus on crucial details relating to safeguards and lifting international sanctions. Ending sanctions, however, leads ...
Iran stresses end-June deadline as nuclear talks press on
AP Interview: UN Nuke Agency Head, Iranian Officials Differ
Finally, Adult Supervision on Iran
Yemen truce starts after shelling, Iran sends cargo ship
The United States said it was tracking Iranian warships accompanying the vessel bound for Hodaida port, and urged Iran instead to use a U.N. distribution hub in Djibouti to provide help to people in the war-damaged Arabian Peninsula country. "We would ...
A Cease-Fire in Yemen, but Fighting Is Persistent
Yemen ceasefire begins as Iran sends cargo ship
GOP expected to buck conservatives on Iran
One would require that Iran to “pay reparations for all U.S. servicemen killed or harmed in Iraq due directly or indirectly to the involvement of any Iranian funded or supported groups.” Another would bar the lifting of sanctions on Iran until it's ...
With Plane Delivery, Iran Sanctions Collapsing Already
With a deadline to end nuclear negotiations less than two months away, the crippling sanctions against Iran are already beginning to collapse. The latest evidence came over the weekend when nine used commercial airliners arrived in Iran to bolster the ...
Iran's Mahan airline defies sanctions in shadowy aircraft deal
Sale of planes to Iran points to crack in Iran sanctions regime
Iran: Blacklisted Airline Buys Planes
Iran hardliners cling to death penalty
The jailing of a well-known campaigner against the death penalty and a sharp rise in executions has once again put Iran's poor human rights record in the spotlight. Why has President Hassan Rouhani and his team failed to meet hopes for reform at home ...
Here's why Iran and Iraq should worry OPEC
As far as I can see, this one is about how Saudi Arabia, Iran and Iraq solve a growing problem of how you cap OPEC production – and thereby falling prices - at a time when Baghdad and Tehran are desperate to up output. Despite the rally from the mid ...
Gulf Arabs fear Iran with cash as much as Iran with the bomb
When President Barack Obama set out to strike a deal with Iran to constrain its nuclear ambitions, he anticipated that success would lead to a new equilibrium in a Middle East in turmoil from which the US sought to pull back: a self-regulating balance ...
US Will Remain Tough on Iran, Obama Tells Arab Newspaper
US summit aims to calm Arab fears over Iran
Did Saudis snub Obama over Iran deal?
New York Times
First Draft | Today in Politics: While Senate Faces Trade Vote, House Looks to ...
New York Times
Republican leaders are considering bringing the Iran nuclear measure — overwhelmingly approved by the Senate last week — and a proposed overhaul of the National Security Agency's mass surveillance program to the floor this week under special rules ...
Iran is reportedly coercing Afghan illegal immigrants to fight in Syria so ...
The Syrian government has increasingly relied upon Iran and its Lebanese proxy, Hezbollah, for manpower as the civil war drags into its fifth year. But even that hasn't been enough. Iran has started sending undocumented Afghan immigrants to Syria to ...