Six charts that show how hard US sanctions have hit Iran

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The value of Iran’s currency hit record lows as a result of the US sanctions – AFP The United States reinstated economic sanctions on Iran after President Donald Trump abandoned a landmark nuclear deal in May 2018. Mr. Trump says … Read More

Iran’s escalation policy has backfired

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U.S. President Donald Trump’s policy of ignoring Iranian provocations while keeping up the economic pressure on Tehran has earned him considerable criticism—but appears to be working. (December 3, 2019 / JCPA) The wave of demonstrations in Iran following the regime’s … Read More

‘If Israel continues attacking, there’ll be conflict with Iran’

‘Iran decided not to keep quiet about Israel’s attacks anymore,’ News 13 analyst Zvi Yehezkeli says. Hassan Rouhani -Reuters Journalist Zvi Yehezkeli, News 13‘s Arab affairs analyst, spoke with 103 FM Radio‘s Nissim Mishal about the rising tensions on Israel’s northern border … Read More

Trump ousts National Security Adviser John Bolton, says they ‘disagreed strongly’ on policy

President Trump announced Tuesday that he has fired National Security Adviser John Bolton, saying he “disagreed strongly” with his suggestions on a range of issues. “I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House,” … Read More

‘Iran will cut more JCPOA obligations if necessary’ :Rouhani

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President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will take further steps towards suspending its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal in the future if it deems necessary. Rouhani made the remarks during a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, a few days … Read More

Iran refuses to collaborate with IAEA inspectors: report

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AP / ISNA / Hamid Foroutan 2011 © Tehran refusing to provide clarification regarding allegations, made by Netanyahu, of renewed nuclear activity Tehran is refusing to collaborate with an International Atomic Energy Agency investigation into its nuclear stockpiles, the Wall Street … Read More

Iran: Ballistic missile program not up for negotiation

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Iran denies Pompeo’s assertion that it is willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program. Iranian ballistic missile – Reuters Iran denied on Tuesday that it was willing to negotiate over its ballistic missile program after Secretary of State Mike … Read More

Iran to announce it is increasing nuclear enrichment to 5% Sunday

Tehran claims an increase for ‘peaceful’ purposes, accuses the US and Europe of breaking nuke deal commitment, but more likely to further ratchet up tensions. A view of the heavy-water production plant in the central Iranian town of Arak, August … Read More

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