US president says war would be ‘end’ of Iran as tensions rise

Reuters:  Tensions have risen between Iran under President Hassan Rouhani and the US under President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Iran, suggesting it will be destroyed if a conflict breaks out between the … Read More

Germany vows to save nuclear deal with Iran

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‘Germany always supports the international agreement and won’t spare any effort for its survival,’ German Envoy Michael Klor-Berchtold told Amir Abdollahian, especial aide to the Iranian parliament speaker. The Iranian official criticized Europe, especially Germany, France and the UK, the … Read More

U.S. War With Iran Would Embroil Israel, Too

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The latest U.S. saber-rattling may be mostly theater, but Israel is braced for the worst. Israel is poised for war with Iran.  Photographer: JIM WATSON/AFP A powerful American fleet is now steaming toward Iranian waters. The U.S. has publicly deployed nuclear-capable … Read More

Saudi Arabia says 2 oil tankers damaged by sabotage attacks

The crude oil tanker, Amjad, which was one of two reported tankers that were damaged in mysterious “sabotage attacks”, off the coast of the Gulf emirate of Fujairah on May 13, 2019. (Photo: Karim Sahib, AFP/Getty Images) FUJAIRAH, United Arab … Read More

Trump’s Iran Escalation Poses a Threat for Germany (Rising Tensions)

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Iran has announced its intention to begin withdrawing from parts of a 2015 nuclear agreement in 60 days. The decision could reduce the time needed to develop a nuclear weapon — if Iran chose to do so. AILSA CHANG, HOST: … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 10 May 2019

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Greetings from Tyler,          If you planned to buy some cheap sporting goods gear or anything else made in China, you might want to hurry to the store.   Trade talks appear to have reached an impasse, … Read More

Iran scraps ‘some commitments’ to nuclear deal

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Iran has announced it will stop implementing some key provisions of its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers. Russia said Iran had been provoked, due to pressure from the US. Iran on Wednesday informed signatories to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of … Read More

Iran Announces It Will Ramp Up Nuclear Activities

Iran has announced its intention to begin withdrawing from parts of a 2015 nuclear agreement in 60 days. The decision could reduce the time needed to develop a nuclear weapon — if Iran chose to do so. AILSA CHANG, HOST: … Read More

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