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Eighty-three senators have signed a letter to President Barack Obama outlining their demands. They tell him to push for a final deal that dismantles Iran's heavy water reactor at Arak and eliminates any uranium path toward a nuclear bomb. (Photo by Getty Images)

US Begins Easing Iran Sanctions In Response To Nuclear Shutdowns

The United States will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran after it began shutting down its most sensitive nuclear work on Monday, the White House said.

01/20/2014

Foreign Minister: Iran ‘Committed’ To Nuclear Deal

Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday that despite threats to pull out of negotiations with the U.S. and other world powers his country is “committed” to ongoing nuclear program negotiations.

12/15/2013

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

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Admin Presses To Delay Iran Sanctions In Hope Of Negotiations

The Obama administration is stepping up pressure on the Senate to hold off on another round of Iran sanctions as Western powers test Tehran’s willingness to scale back its nuclear aims.

10/31/2013