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John Kerry Speaking

Kerry: We Do Not Want Netanyahu Speech ‘Turned Into Some Great Political Football’

Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday tried to calm tensions with Israel before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s congressional address, yet insisted the Obama administration’s diplomatic record with Iran entitles the U.S. to “the benefit of the doubt” as negotiators work toward a long-term nuclear deal.

7 hours ago

Marco Rubio Speaking

Rubio: Obama’s Foreign Policy Treats ‘Ayatollah Of Iran With More Respect Than Prime Minister Of Israel’

President Barack Obama’s health care law was the legacy of his first term and he is pursuing a nuclear deal with Iran as the hallmark of his second, Republican Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida told conservative activists on Friday.

02/27/2015

Iran Navy

Iran Blows Up Replica US Aircraft Carrier During Large-Scale Naval Drills

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launched large-scale naval and air defense drills near a strategic Gulf waterway on Wednesday in which dozens of speedboats swarmed a replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier.

02/25/2015

Courtroom

Man Sentenced to Prison for Exporting U.S. Goods to Iran

A Maryland man has been sentenced to two years in prison after he was convicted on charges of exporting American manufactured industrial products to Iran.

02/02/2015

jeffrey sterling new york times

Ex-CIA Officer Convicted Of Leaking Secrets To Reporter

Jurors convicted 47-year-old Jeffrey Sterling of giving a New York Times reporter classified details of an operation to sabotage Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

01/26/2015

The Washington Post building. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Detained Washington Post Journalist Indicted in Iran

A Washington Post journalist detained in Iran for months has been indicted and will stand trial, Iran’s state news agency reported Wednesday, without elaborating on what charges he faced.

01/14/2015

File photo of prison cell. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Ex-US Marine Held In Iran Suspends Hunger Strike

The family of an ex-U.S. Marine imprisoned in Iran says he’s temporarily suspending a hunger strike after authorities agreed to re-examine his case.

12/23/2014

ISIS Flag

CBS News: Iran Using US-Made Jets To Bomb ISIS Positions In Iraq

Iran is using American-made F-4 Phantom jets purchased during the time of the Shah to bomb positions held by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in eastern Iraq, CBS News correspondent David Martin reports.

12/02/2014

Iranians burn U.S. flags outside the former U.S. embassy in Tehran on Nov. 4, 2014, during a demonstration to mark the anniversary of its storming by student protesters that triggered a hostage crisis. (credit: ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

Thousands Chant ‘Down With America’ As Iran Celebrates 35th Anniversary Of US Embassy Hostage Crisis

Thousands of Iranians chanted “Down with America” at a major anti-U.S. rally on Tuesday marking the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, just days ahead of a key meeting between the two nations’ top diplomats over Iran’s controversial nuclear program.

11/04/2014

A picture taken on Dec. 15, 2008 at a court in Tehran shows Iranian Reyhaneh Jabbari speaking to defend herself during the first hearing of her trial for the murder of a former intelligence official. (credit: GOLARA SAJADIAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Hangs Woman Convicted Of Murdering Man She Said Tried To Rape Her

Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

10/26/2014

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