Iran nuclear program

U.S. President Barack Obama holds a news conference in the East Room of the White House July 15, 2015 in Washington, DC. Obama took questions from reporters about the agreement between the permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany and Iran over that country's nuclear program. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Republicans in Congress oppose the deal that will lift economic sanctions against Iran and put its nuclear program on hold for 10-12 years.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Obama Defends Nuclear Deal With Iran

The president said the historic deal is the only way to avert a war with Iran and a nuclear arms race in the Middle East.

07/15/2015

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Iran Foreign Minister: Western Sanctions Useless, Only ‘Antagonize The Iranian People’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Western sanctions against Iran didn’t force the country to the negotiating table for their nuclear program ambitions.

04/29/2015

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Netanyahu Says He Gave ‘Practical Alternative’ To Iran Nuclear Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday his speech to the U.S. Congress offered a “practical alternative” to a possible Iranian nuclear deal, while opinion polls showed his party received a slight bump following his address ahead of the country’s March 17 election.

03/04/2015

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Iran Leader: US ‘Cannot Be Trusted’ For Nuclear Deal

Iran’s supreme leader has said the United States cannot be trusted to lift sanctions in a future nuclear deal and that Tehran should instead develop an “economy of resistance.”

01/07/2015

Iranian airstrikes were conducted against ISIS militants in Iraq over the past week, showing Tehran’s growing military role against the Sunni extremists, and exposing that the U.S. and Iran have a common goal despite no acknowledgement of an alliance from either country.  (credit: FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

US And Iran Both Striking ISIS, But Deny Any Official Alliance

Iranian airstrikes were conducted against ISIS militants in Iraq over the past week, showing Tehran’s growing military role against the Sunni extremists, and exposing that the U.S. and Iran have a common goal despite no acknowledgement of an alliance from either country.

12/04/2014

Iran drew a red line on Tuesday on how far it would go at landmark nuclear talks, saying as the meeting opened that it would not buckle to pressure from the U.S. and five other world powers to scrap any of its nuclear facilities.  (Photo credit should read DIETER NAGL/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Opens Talks: Dismantling Nuclear Program ‘Not On The Agenda’

Iran drew a red line on Tuesday on how far it would go at landmark nuclear talks, saying as the meeting opened that it would not buckle to pressure from the U.S. and five other world powers to scrap any of its nuclear facilities.

02/18/2014

The Democratic-led Senate will only give President Barack Obama until next month before pressing ahead with new Iran sanctions.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Senate Dems Give Obama One Month Before Iran Sanctions

The Democratic-led Senate will only give President Barack Obama until next month before pressing ahead with new Iran sanctions.

11/21/2013