Los Angeles Times
Rouhani faces growing threats as he begins a second term as Iran's president
Los Angeles Times
In most democracies, a resounding win at the ballot box would put a president in a strong position to deliver promised changes. But Iran is only partly a democracy. President Hassan Rouhani, who was officially sworn in for a second term Saturday, must ...
Rouhani, embarking on second term in Iran, asks Europe not to side with Trump
Sworn in for new term, Iran's Rouhani says US undermining nuclear deal
At inauguration Hassan Rouhani urges more talks
New York Times
Iran Gains Ground in Afghanistan as US Presence Wanes
New York Times
Four senior Iranian commandos were among the scores of dead, Afghan intelligence officials said, noting their funerals in Iran. Many of the Taliban dead and wounded were also taken back across the nearby border with Iran, where the insurgents had been ...
North Korea's 'No. 2' official strengthens ties with Iran as UN hits Pyongyang with new sanctions
On Saturday, the United Nations Security Council slapped sanctions banning exports of North Korean coal, lead, iron ore and seafood that could reduce the hermit regime's export revenue by one third. Iran's official IRNA news agency reported Kim Yong ...
Amid New UNSC Sanctions, Iran Welcomes North Korean Embassy
Iran can already make an ICBM any time it wants
It's time to take on the Iran-North Korea nuke alliance
Iranian Leader Praises Europe, Assails US During Swearing-In Ceremony
Iranian President Hassan Rohani hailed European officials' presence at his swearing-in ceremony, saying it showed the Continent was determined to expand ties with Tehran. Rohani on August 5 also attacked the United States, accusing it of trying to ...
Iran: US sanctions designed to derail nuclear deal
Tehran, Iran (CNN) The United States is undermining the Iran nuclear deal by imposing sanctions on the country, a ranking Iranian official said Thursday on state TV. "The main purpose of the United States in implementing the sanctions against Iran is ...
Iran calls new US sanctions a violation of nuclear deal
Iran says new US sanctions violate nuclear deal, vows 'proportional reaction'
Iran Says New US Sanctions Violate Nuclear Deal
Iran condemns its soccer players for match with Israeli team
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's soccer federation condemned two Iranians who play for a Greek team on Friday for participating in a match against an Israeli team, Iranian media reported. The federation “strongly condemns” the participation of Masoud Shojaei and ...
Iran footballers break Israel sporting 'taboo'
Europa League: Iran Condemns Its Players for Soccer Match Against Israeli Team
Iranian soccer players condemned after playing against Israeli team
The Spark to Unleash Iranian Unrest
Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution largely caught the world by surprise. Only a handful of analysts—Israel's Uri Lubrani most famously—predicted that the shah could fall. In the aftermath of Iran's upheaval, publishers scrambled to commission authors who ...
Iran's Rohani, Embarking On Second Term, Warns US Over Nuclear Deal
Iranian President Hassan Rohani has been sworn in for his second term in an open parliament session in Tehran. Speaking at the August 5 ceremony, which was attended by more than 100 foreign dignitaries, Rohani warned the United States against ...
Leading Iraqi Clerics Call For Dismantling Iran-Backed Shi'ite Militias
Leading Iraqi Shi'ite clerics are calling for the disbandment of powerful Iran-backed Shi'ite militias now that the nation has retaken its second-largest city, Mosul, from the Islamic State extremist group. Muqtada al-Sadr, an anti-American firebrand ...
“Our Allies” Film Highlights the Role of Iranian-backed Militias in America's Anti-ISIS Coalition
Iraqi Shiite cleric Sadr calls on government to disband Iran-backed militia
Trump is trying to politicize intelligence to support his Iran policy. That's dangerous.
The relationship between the intelligence community and President Trump surely has been tested in the first six months of this administration. But the president's reported demand for intelligence to support his policy preference to withdraw from the ...