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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

Naghmeh Abedini Congress

Abedini Supporter: Unconscionable Obama Would Sign Iran Deal Without Securing Pastor Saeed’s Freedom

The wife of an Idaho pastor held prisoner in Iran said Tuesday she’s deeply disappointed that the U.S. agreed to a nuclear deal with the Mideast nation without first getting her husband released.

07/15/2015

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Obama On Iran Nuclear Deal: It ‘Is Not Built On Trust’

A landmark Iran nuclear agreement was reached Tuesday after clearing final obstacles.

07/14/2015

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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