Kerry 'guarantees' Israelis that US can prevent an Iranian bomb
US Secretary of State John Kerry sought to pacify Israeli worries over an emerging nuclear deal with Iran in an interview aired Sunday, dismissing some concerns as brought on by “hysteria” over the possible agreement. Israeli prime minister Benjamin ...
Palin: Obama 'flirting with the devil' on Iran
The Corker Bill Will Not Block Obamas Iran...
Kerry dismisses Israel's 'hysteria' over Iran deal
Tom Cotton, Marco Rubio face defeat on Iran
In a bid to pressure President Barack Obama to take a tougher negotiating line with Tehran, Cotton (R-Ark.) made a surprise move Thursday to try and force a vote on his amendment, which would require Iran to disclose the history of its nuclear program ...
McConnell's tough choice on Iran
AIPAC opposes amendments to Iran bill it would 'ordinarily support'
Caught Between Pledge and Poison Pills, McConnell May End Iran Debate
This fatal Porsche crash is causing an uproar in Iran
A high-speed Porsche crash has become a symbol of growing inequality in Iran, with even the country's top religious leader speaking out against corruption that has spawned extreme wealth for the 1%. The New York Times reports that in Iran, "a new class ...
Iran's legal claims for seizing the Maersk Tigris
Iran's seizure of the Marshall Islands' flagged Maersk Tigris cargo ship has lead to important discussions about the United States' legal responsibilities to respond, under treaties with its one-time trust territory and current protectorate. But first ...
Iran's dire Strait
Detained ship case purely financial, says Iran firm
U.S. Navy has accompanied four ships since Iran seized a vessel
Gulf states want weapons, promises from US for Iran nuke deal support
The demands underscore what complicated diplomatic terrain Obama is navigating as he drives toward one of his top foreign-policy goals, and they demonstrate how a nuclear deal with Iran aimed at stabilizing the Middle East risks further militarizing an ...
Gulf States Want US Assurances and Weapons in Exchange for Supporting Iran ...
Keep an eye on Iran's regional moves
White House Looks to Ease Arab Fears Over Iran Nuclear Pact
Lawmakers urge Obama to stop Russian missile system sale to Iran
“If completed, the transfer of this sophisticated weapons system would significantly bolster Iran's military capabilities and introduce new obstacles to our ability to eliminate the threat of an Iranian nuclear weapon,” wrote Committee Chairman Ed ...
New York Times
Strait of Hormuz Once Again at Center of US-Iran Strife
New York Times
The Strait of Hormuz, the slender waterway that connects the Persian Gulf to the rest of the world and is a critical conduit in the global oil supply chain, has again become a point of contention for Iran and the United States — just as they are ...
State Dept. won't say whether US asking Iran to free seized cargo ship
First on CNN: Navy to escort US commercial ships near Iran
Navy to safeguard cargo ships from Iran
Iran's Disingenuous Approach To Maritime Law
The ship, boarded and taken by force to Bandar Abbas on April 28, was turned over to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard to fulfill a court judgment in favor of Iran Ports Authority. It should surprise no one that this vacuous legal rationale is ...
Peaceful or belligerent?
TO HEAR Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, tell it, the nuclear deal with the world's powers that he is trying to conclude next month is just the start of a wider process of regional co-operation to soothe the turbulence of the Middle East ...
Iran pledges to protect shared security interests with Yemen
'No more playing with our shared security': Iran warns it will stand up for Yemen
Iran changes its tune on peace talks