Foreign Policy (blog)
How Iraq War Hawks Can Help Stop Trump from Going to War with Iran
The New Yorker
Trump has long decried the nuclear deal with Iran as the “worst in history.” In July, he grudgingly certified to Congress that Iran is implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action—the formal name of the deal, from 2015, which degraded Iran's ...
The Iran Deal Is Keeping the Middle East From Going Nuclear. Why Does Trump Want to Blow It Up?
UN nuclear agency rejects Iran's stance on off-limits military sites
Iran adhering to nuclear deal with world powers, UN watchdog says
Though they look like giant clay beehives, these structures in the deserts of Persia were used to make something much more needed and much harder to come by there than honey in ancient times: ice.
Iran sends pilgrims back to haj in test for broader dialogue
MECCA/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian pilgrims returned to haj this year for the first time since a deadly crush in 2015, in what could be an important confidence-building measure for dialogue on other thorny issues between Iran and Saudi Arabia. Nearly 800 ...
Iran pilgrims make return to hajj with bitter memories
John Bolton Urges Trump To Foment Sectarian Civil War In Iran
Madness. Madness is the word that comes to mind at the mention of John Bolton. The late under secretary that helped mastermind the disastrous war in Iraq is once again in the news for releasing a plan on how to kill the Iran deal and instigate a civil ...
Bay Area political events: Indivisible meeting, Iran deal
Iran deal: Trita Parsi, a Middle East expert who advised the Obama White House during the talks leading to the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal, discusses the pact's prospects under President Trump. Sponsored by the World Affairs Council. Admission is $20 for ...
Getting Tough on North Korea: Iran and Other Mirages
Those who believe sanctions are the answer to the North Korean problem point in particular to the sanctions regime developed against Iran's nuclear program. They assert that sanctions on Iran were more severe than they are today on North Korea. They ...
Iran and North Korea are partner threats to the US and the world
Voice of America
Somalia Seeks US Help, Says Militants Plot to Supply Uranium to Iran
Voice of America
The Somali government has asked the United States to provide "immediate military assistance" because it says al-Shabab militants are plotting to supply uranium to Iran. In a letter to U.S. Ambassador to Somalia Stephen Schwartz, Somali Foreign Minister ...
Somalia seeks US help against al-Qaeda rebels aiding Iran
Iran rejects US demand for inspection of its military sites
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran on Tuesday dismissed U.S. demands for the inspection of Iranian military sites by the U.N. nuclear watchdog, shrugging off a request by America's ambassador to the U.N. as only a “dream.” Iran's government spokesman Mohammad ...
Iran rejects US call for UN nuclear watchdog to inspect more sites
Iran rejects US demand for UN visit to military sites
Iran shrugs off US "dream" demand on nuclear deal
Reports: 12 female students killed in Iran road accident
TEHRAN, Iran — Iranian media are reporting that 12 female students have been killed in a road accident in the country's south. The Friday reports say the accident happened overnight when an intercity bus carrying 45 girls overturned on the road ...
Reports: 11 Schoolgirls Killed In Iran Road Accident
7 Iranian female students killed in bus accident in southern Iran
11 schoolgirls killed, 30 people injured in Iran bus accident
Al Qaeda affiliate mining uranium to send to Iran, Somali official ...
An Al Qaeda affiliate has seized control of uranium mines in Africa with the intent of supplying the material to Iran, according to a diplomatic letter from a top ...