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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, walks alongside Israel President Reuven Rivlin during a formal reception ceremony at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Tuesday Jan. 23, 2018. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool via AP)

Pence in Jerusalem Urges Europeans to Fix Iran Nuclear Deal

US Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday urged Europe to agree to open the Iranian nuclear deal, threatening that Washington will quit the landmark pact if its “sunset provisions” are not entirely removed.

President Donald Trump ranked 248th on the Forbes list of 400 billionaires, with his wealth slipping by $600 million due to a weakening New York retail and office real estate market, and new information about his assets, according to the magazine

Clare Lopez: Trump Takes Aim at Iran’s ‘Clandestine Nuclear Weapons Program’

President Donald J. Trump put the Iranian regime on notice with his speech last week: the time when the United States (U.S.) government would turn a blind eye to its decades-long drive for deliverable nuclear weapons is over. Citing a long litany of destabilizing, rogue behavior on the part of Tehran, the president announced he would not re-certify Iranian compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) or Iran nuclear deal.

A picture taken on August 20, 2010 shows the test firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of a surface-to-surface Qiam missile, entirely designed and built domestically and powered by liquid fuel according to Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi, a day before the Islamic republic was due to launch its Russian-built …

Iranian General Boasts Increased Production Of Higher Quality Missiles

TEL AVIV – Amid ongoing Iranian threats to “retaliate” if the U.S. pursues a decade-long sanctions extension, Iran has managed to enhance both the quality and quantity of ballistic missiles, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps’ air and missile force boasted.

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Ayatollah Khamenei: Iran Will ‘Hit Hard’ Against U.S. ‘Aggression’

Barack Obama’s billion-dollar gifts still are not buying any love from Iran, as Ayatollah Khamenei promised devastating counterattacks to U.S. aggression on Sunday, a day after the naval commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boasted of achieving naval superiority over the United States in the Persian Gulf.

Oil derricks are silhouetted against the rising sun at an oilfield in the Baku October 16, 2005. Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Sunday that the rise in oil prices to a record high had been determined by market forces. REUTERS/DAVID MDZINARISHVILI

Saudi Arabia Wages Oil Price War on Iran

Talk of a production cap to stabilize oil prices seems like a distant memory now, as Iran continues ramping up post-sanctions production and Saudi Arabia cuts oil prices to Europe to compete.

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Spirit of ‘Cooperation’ Between Iran and West Leaves Kurds Uneasy

The Kurds are a major factor in the uneasy politics of Turkey and Iraq, and they have been holding the front lines against ISIS in Syria. There are Kurds in Iran, too, and they are nervous about the end of sanctions against Tehran, fearing the mullahs will use their increased wealth and power to further oppress the Kurdish minority.

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Poll: Americans Think Hillary Clinton Lied about Her Emails

In a new Fox News poll, Hillary Clinton came in for some harsh criticism for her actions with the illicit private email server she used while secretary of state. Asked if Clinton was telling the truth about the emails, 58 percent were sure she knowingly lied.

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Netanyahu: Americans Turning Against Iranian Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has consistently opposed the Iranian nuclear deal that President Barack Obama has championed, told diplomatic correspondents that an American public increasingly aware of the deal’s dangers is growing more hostile to the agreement.

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Kerry ‘Disturbed’ by Iranian Dictator’s Annihilationist Rhetoric

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday that he is “disturbed” by the tone set by Iranian dictator Ali Khamenei in his speech over the weekend to commemorate the end of Ramadan, an Islamic holy month. In his address, the despotic ruler of the Islamic Republic called for the destruction of the state of Israel and asked fellow Muslims to resist the wishes of the “arrogant” world powers.

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Israeli PM Launches Twitter Account For Iranians

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister opened a Twitter account in Farsi on Monday, seeking to reach out to the Iranian public as world powers were getting closer to a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. Benjamin Netanyahu strongly opposes