Five flash points between mortal enemies Saudi Arabia and Iran
The bitter faceoff between Iran and Saudi Arabia over the Saudis' execution of an Iranian-aligned cleric is the latest flash point in a long-simmering conflict between two Middle East powers, and it threatens to add more turmoil to an already unstable ...
Saudi Arabia Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Iran, Foreign Minister Says
Saudi Arabia Cuts Ties With Iran Amid Fallout From Cleric's Execution
Saudi Arabia cuts ties with Iran as row over cleric's death escalates
Americans seek swap in US reporter case, says Iranian official
DUBAI Unnamed Americans have contacted Iran for a deal to swap Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, convicted and jailed in Iran on spying charges, for other unspecified detainees, according to a senior Iranian official quoted on Sunday.
Iran Says Its Planned Boost in Oil Exports Won't Harm Market
In the first phase, Iran will raise exports by 500,000 barrels a day within a week after the removal of international sanctions, he said Sunday. The country will add another 500,000 barrels a day in a second phase within six months after the curbs end ...
Iran says boosting oil exports depends on future demand
Oil woes to continue in 2016 as Iran comes on stream
Not all victims represented in Supreme Court Iran terrorism case
The Supreme Court next week will consider whether Congress went too far in mandating that billions of dollars in Iranian assets seized in the United States go to Americans who suffered from state-sponsored terrorism. The beneficiaries would be 1,300 ...
Iran Plans More Missiles After Threat of Sanctions
Iran's president denounced the United States on Thursday for suggesting the possibility of new sanctions over Iranian missiles, and he ordered his Defense Ministry to respond by swiftly building more of them. Hours after circulating a draft of proposed ...
US Lawmakers Blast Delay on Iran Sanctions
White House: more time needed for new Iran missile sanctions
Foreign firms dash to get in on Iran 'gold rush' – but US companies left out ...
Executions of Sunni preachers, activists continue in Iran
“Iran's staggering execution toll for the first half of this year paints a sinister picture of the machinery of the state carrying out premeditated, judicially-sanctioned killings on a mass scale,” an Amnesty official said at the time. Executions in ...
The Hill (blog)
Trump: Iran deal was so bad it's suspicious
The Hill (blog)
Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump says the nuclear deal with Iran is so bad, he is close to wondering whether it was done poorly on purpose. “It's almost like there has to be something else going on,” he said Saturday night at a rally ...
Iran Gets Ready for Explosion in Global Gas Market
According to PressTV, Iran has already signed export agreements with neighbors including Iraq, where a pipeline from Iran will begin delivering gas this year to power plants in Baghdad and Diyala. Construction on another gas pipeline to Basra in ...
Trump rallies thousands in Mississippi with anger at media, Iran deal
BILOXI, Miss. — Forty-five minutes into his first speech of 2016, Donald Trump finally talked about the video. No, not that one. Trump spotted "Diamond and Silk," the boisterous YouTube stars from North Carolina who had become occasional campaign ...
New York Times
Iran's Missile Tests Remind the US That Tensions Have Not Ended
New York Times
The new sanctions are designed, administration officials say, to make clear that the United States remains committed to containing Iran's regional ambitions, which have so rattled its Arab neighbors. But they are also intended as a carefully calibrated ...
Iran denies firing rockets near US warships
Iran Unnerves US by Firing Rockets Close to Carrier
'Highly provocative': Iran rocket launch near US ship latest challenge for ...