iran

Jason Rezaian

Detained Washington Post Bureau Chief Back In Iranian Court

The detained Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian was back in a Teheran court on Monday for the second closed-door hearing in his espionage trial, Iran’s official IRNA news agency reported.

06/08/2015

Jason Rezaian

Iran Begins Closed-Door Trial For Washington Post Reporter Detained For More Than 10 Months

The closed trial of an American-Iranian reporter for the Washington Post detained in Iran for more than 10 months got underway Tuesday in a court used to hear security cases.

05/26/2015

sanctions diplomacy

Poll: 3 Percent Of Americans Confident Iran Will Follow Through On Nuclear Deal

Many Americans like the idea of the preliminary deal that would limit Iran’s nuclear program but very few people really believe Tehran will follow through with the agreement.

05/12/2015

Obama Speaking

Most Gulf Heads Of State Skipping Camp David Summit With Obama

It is not just the Saudi king who will be skipping the Camp David summit of U.S. and allied Arab leaders.

05/11/2015

jeffrey sterling new york times

Former CIA Official May Face Long Prison Term For Leak To New York Times Reporter

A former CIA officer convicted of leaking details of a secret mission to thwart Iran’s nuclear ambitions is making his final pitch for a lenient sentence.

05/11/2015

Iran jailed journalist

Lawyer: Washington Post Reporter Faces 4 Charges In Iran

Charges against jailed Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian include espionage and “conducting propaganda against the establishment.”

04/20/2015

File photo of Sen. Robert Menendez. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Sen. Menendez Accepts Smaller Role In Iran Nuclear Agreement

Sen. Bob Menendez, who is under indictment, made the best of his diminished status in international matters Tuesday, backing bipartisan changes to a measure he had co-authored regarding Iran’s nuclear program.

04/14/2015

2016 Presidential Hopeful Marco Rubio (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rubio Backs Compromise On Iran Deal

Sen. Marco Rubio’s fiery criticism of an emerging deal over Iran’s nuclear ambitions fizzled in the cool pragmatism of the Senate, as he joined colleagues on Tuesday in backing a compromise measure during his first full day as a presidential candidate.

04/14/2015

Sergey Lavrov Speaking

Russia: Missile System Given To Iran ‘Will Not Jeopardize Security’ Of Israel

President Vladimir Putin on Monday opened the way for Russia’s delivery of a sophisticated air defense missile system to Iran, a move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic’s military capability.

04/13/2015

Scott Walker Speaking

Obama: Walker Would Be Taking ‘Foolish Approach’ Revoking Iran Nuke Deal

President Barack Obama said Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker would be taking a foolish approach if he follows through with vows to revoke a nuclear deal with Iran if elected president.

04/07/2015

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