Iran-U.S. relations

Britain Warns U.S.-Iran Conflict Could Begin ‘by Accident’

BRUSSELS — Britain warned Monday that conflict might break out “by accident” between the United States and Iran amid rising tensions, as European Union powers gathered to thrash out ways to keep afloat the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic.

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White House: Trump May Exit Iran Deal If It’s Not Changed

WASHINGTON — If Congress and America’s European allies are unable to amend the Iran nuclear deal, US President Donald Trump is prepared to “potentially” walk away from it, the White House said on Monday.

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Iran Minister Blasts Trump Over Oil and Gas Contracts

TEHRAN – Iran’s oil minister lashed out at the United States on Sunday, saying that hostile comments by President Donald Trump had torpedoed new oil and gas contracts for the Islamic republic.

Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (C) speaks to journalists as he attends the 173rd OPEC Conference of Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in Vienna, on November 30, 2017. ?The OPEC will discuss a possible extension beyond March of its pact with Russia and other major oil producers …

Report: U.S. Treasury Expecting New Iran Sanctions

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Thursday he expected President Donald Trump to announce new sanctions against Iran, as the European Union urged Trump to endorse the nuclear agreement.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on December 2, 2017. Mnuchin returned to Washington with US President Donald Trump was attending fundraisers in New York, New York. / AFP PHOTO / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL …

U.S. Sanctions Five Iranian Entities Tied to Missile Program

The Treasury Department on Thursday sanctioned five Iranian entities linked to the country’s ballistic missile program. The action comes amid anti-government protests in Iran, which have received vocal support from the White House.

Zolfaghar missiles (R) are displayed during a rally marking al-Quds (Jerusalem) Day in Tehran on June 23, 2017. Chants against the Saudi royal family and the Islamic State group mingled with the traditional cries of 'Death to Israel' and 'Death to America' at Jerusalem Day rallies across Iran today. / …

Klein: Six Simple Reasons Trump Should Nix the Iran Nuclear Deal

NEW YORK — President Trump is facing a looming October 15 deadline mandated by a law requiring the U.S. president to certify every 90 days that Iran is keeping its side of the Obama administration-brokered nuclear agreement and that the deal continues to be “vital to the national security interests of the United States.”

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Iran Warns U.S.: Impose No More Sanctions or Terror Labels

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s official IRNA news agency is quoting the chief of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard as saying the U.S. should move its military bases farther from Iran’s borders if it imposes new sanctions against Tehran.

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Muslim and Iranian-American Advocates File Challenge to Trump Travel Ban

BALTIMORE — A coalition of Muslim and Iranian-American advocates and a nonpartisan legal institute filed the first lawsuits against the Trump administration’s new travel restrictions for citizens of eight countries, including Iran, that were announced late last month.

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