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Trump Will Stay in Iran Deal One Last Time, Issue More Iran Sanctions

WASHINGTON, DC – Senior administration officials announced on Friday that President Donald Trump will waive, once more, the nuclear sanctions that the terms of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) require so that the United States can remain in the Iran deal.

Iranian soldiers from the Revolutionary Guards march march during the annual military parade marking the anniversary of the start of Iran's 1980-1988 war with Iraq, on September 22, 2015, in the capital Tehran. AFP PHOTO / ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Authorizes Treasury to Sanction Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he has authorized the U.S. Department of Treasury to sanction Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization under terrorism Executive Order 13224; a move the leader of the free world said was “long overdue.”

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Iran ‘Ransom:’ U.S. Delayed Cash Until Prisoners Freed

TEL AVIV – U.S. officials and others briefed on the operation have provided new details about the transfer of $400 million in cash to Tehran earlier this year, depicting what the Wall Street Journal has described as a “tightly scripted

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Iran ‘Ransom’ Mystery Deepens – Feds Won’t Divulge Timing of Critical $1.3 Billion Payment

After refusing to divulge how the payment was transferred, the State Department has now refused to answer repeated requests about when it sent to Iran a sum of $1.3 billion, which was part of the same settlement for which the Obama administration delivered $400 million in pallets of foreign currency flown aboard an unmarked jetliner in January. The cash was flown in the same day five American hostages were released from Iranian custody.