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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Iran: Donald Trump’s Comments ‘Psychologically Affected’ Nuclear Deal

Iran’s latest assault on President Barack Obama’s nuclear deal is a report claiming that President-elect Donald Trump’s criticisms have “psychologically affected” implementation by causing “a sense of anxiety and uncertainty over the fate of the agreement” among foreign companies that might do business with the Islamic Republic.

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Rex Tillerson Refuses to Label Saudi Arabia a Human Rights Violator

During his confirmation hearing for the Secretary of State post in the U.S. Senate Wednesday, former Exxon Mobil head Rex Tillerson refused to label the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia a “human rights violator,” expressing fears that such a label would trigger a regression to more oppressive policies on the part of the Saudi ruling family.

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Trump Cabinet Nominees Begin Senate Hearings Jan. 10

The Senate is set to hold confirmation hearings for nominees to President-elect Donald J. Trump’s cabinet Jan. 10, with the goal of having at least Rex Tillerson for State Department and retired Marine Gen. James N. “Mad Dog” Mattis at Pentagon in place upon the start of the new administration.

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Jerry Falwell Jr.: Rex Tillerson’s Position on Social Issues Not Relevant

“[Tillerson’s] position on social issues I don’t believe are relevant in the position of secretary of state,” Jerry Falwell, Jr. stated during an appearance on Fox News. “I don’t think he’ll ever have to weigh in on any of those issues. I think he’s going to be out cutting deals like he did as the CEO of a global enterprise with Exxon.”

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Conway: Tillerson Will Implement Trump Doctrine of America First

Tuesday on Newsmax TV’s “The Joe Pags Show,” while discussing President-elect Donald Trump naming ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of state,  Trump’s transition team senior adviser Kellyanne Conway said Tillerson will implement the American first Trump doctrine. Conway