Iran’s President Rouhani urges Muslim unity against US, Israel

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The 32nd International Islamic Unity Conference begins in Tehran, Iran, November 24, 2018. (Photo by IRNA) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on Muslim nations to unite and stand against hostile policies of the US and Israel. Addressing an annual international conference … Read More

Donald Trump should pursue bigger, better Iran deal: Obama diplomat

Trump is onto something. We shouldn’t walk away from the nuclear agreement but we should get more for American companies and regional security. It was my job in the Obama administration to work with Iran and our allies on implementing … Read More

Iran nuclear deal: US ‘sunset clause’ concern remains – Tillerson

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Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionAll seven countries which negotiated the nuclear deal were at the talks US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said Washington continues to have “significant issues” with the Iran nuclear deal, after his first talks with his Iranian … Read More

Trump Administration Plans New Sanctions Against Iran

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration plans to announce new sanctions against Iran as soon as Thursday while also taking steps to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran for now by extending the sanctions relief in the accord, senior administration … Read More