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Vatican Welcomes Iran Deal, Pressures Israel to Give Up Nukes

The Vatican released a statement Tuesday officially welcoming the nuclear agreement between the P5+1 world powers (U.S., UK, China, France, Russia, Germany) and Iran, stating that the Holy See believes Tehran will reduce its nuclear capabilities in exchange for sanctions relief. In calling for a Middle East free of nuclear weapons, the Vatican also appeared to target Israel, given that it is the lone nuclear power in the region.

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Sen. Robert Menendez Defies Obama, Rejects Iran Nuke Deal

Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced on Tuesday that he is not supporting President Obama’s Iran deal, becoming the second Democratic Senator to do so, joining Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) in refuting the accord.

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Surprise! Iran to Build Two New Nuclear Facilities

An Iranian nuclear official announced on Thursday that the country plans to build two new nuclear power plants in the country’s southeast, just two weeks after a nuclear deal was signed between world powers (United States, UK, France, China, Russia) and the Ayatollah’s regime in Tehran.

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Iran to Commence ‘Commercial Enrichment’ in Nuclear Facilities

Following an agreed-upon nuclear deal with world powers, the Islamic Republic of Iran is set to ramp up its nuclear program to an advanced, commercial stage, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told local state-media on Wednesday.

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Netanyahu: Iranian Nuke Deal a ‘Historic Mistake’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke out against the “historic mistake” of a nuclear deal finalized Tuesday morning between the P5+1 world powers and the Iranian regime.

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Nuclear Deal Deadline Falls on Anti-Israel Al-Quds Day in Iran

Friday’s deadline for a nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 world powers (US, UK, Germany, France, China, Russia) falls on the same day that the viciously anti-Israel al-Quds Day is celebrated in Tehran, where Iranian leaders often call for Israel’s destruction.

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Iran Nuke Talks Deadline Officially Pushed Back To July 7

Although a June 30 deadline was agreed upon by all parties as part of the P5+1 nuclear talks with the Iranian regime, officials announced Tuesday that July 7 is now the official deadline for a final agreement.

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Stand With Rand — On Iran?

On Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) raised eyebrows when he took to blaming some of his Republican colleagues for the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) terror group. In doing so, he remained almost completely indifferent to the Islamic Republic of Iran’s rapid expansion throughout the region.

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Iran Sends Conflicting Messages about Nuke Site Inspections

One of Iran’s lead negotiators in the ongoing P5+1 nuclear talks stated over the weekend that Iran was willing to allow for “managed access” to its nuclear sites as part of a final agreement with world powers.

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Iran Wants 24 Days Notice Prior to Nuke Inspections

As part of a final nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 world powers (U.S., UK, Germany, France, Russia, China), Tehran has demanded at least twenty-four days notice before inspectors are allowed to review their nuclear enrichment sites, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has reportedly disclosed.

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Report: Saudi Arabia To Buy Nukes From Pakistan

After becoming increasingly fearful of a nuclear-armed Iran, reports have stated that Saudi Arabia intends on purchasing nuclear weapons from Pakistan, following a week where some of the Kingdom’s high-ranking officials attended a Gulf summit organized by U.S. President Barack Obama.

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Bahrain King Snubs Obama to Meet Queen of England, Attend UK Horse Show

Instead of participating in a Camp David summit of Gulf leaders – which was organized by U.S. President Barack Obama to garner support from Gulf Arab leaders – the King of Bahrain decided to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show, where he met on Friday with Queen Elizabeth II and other British royalty.

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Iranian Ayatollah: We ‘Will Never Allow’ Inspections of Nuke Sites

Iran will never allow Western powers or the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to inspect Tehran’s military sites as part of a final agreement with the P5+1 world powers, Iran’s Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani said Friday in an address to Tehran University students.

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Obama Vows To Keep Arab Allies Secure Amid Iran Deal Fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charging toward an Iran nuclear agreement, President Barack Obama is assuring Arab allies that they are safe from the threat of an empowered Tehran as he seeks to shore up some of America’s most critical security partnerships.

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Report: Czechs Thwart Iranian Plot to Buy Nuclear Material from US Company

Czech Republic officials thwarted an attempt by the government of Iran to purchase a “large shipment” of nuclear material this year, using “false documentation” in an attempt to secure its safe passage to Tehran, according to unnamed United Nations experts and Western sources, who told Reuters late Wednesday.

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Obama’s Iran Adviser Followed Pro-Regime Sites Prior to Publicizing Social Media Account

Breitbart News can now reveal what is believed to be the Twitter page of Sahar Nowrouzzadeh, whom Breitbart News recently uncovered as a former staffer for the pro-Tehran National Iranian American Council (NIAC), a group that has lobbied fiercely against any new sanctions against Iran and in favor of a nuclear deal with the terror regime.

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Iranian Foreign Minister Takes Swipe at Tom Cotton during New York City Talk

Introduced by a New York University (NYU) statement as H.E. (His Excellency), Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spoke to a Manhattan crowd Wednesday about U.S.-Iran relations, the ongoing nuclear talks with world powers, his disdain for Sen. Tom Cotton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and other issues of the day.

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False Fatwa: Historic Letter from Khomeini Reveals Iran’s Nuclear Aims

It is no secret that the Iranian regime has expanded its influence in the White House, where President Barack Obama is providing talking points that sound increasingly like they are coming “straight out of Tehran.” Among these is the claim that Iran’s Supreme Leader has issued a fatwa against nuclear weapons use.

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Iranian Supreme Leader: There Is No Nuclear Deal Yet

Iranian dictator Ali Khamenei said in a speech on Thursday that he has neither endorsed nor rejected the basic framework for an agreement on Tehran’s nuclear program, which had been reported as agreed upon by both the P5+1 world powers and the Iranian regime.