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  • TOP STORIES Troubled Taiwan Shipping Line Yang Ming Cuts Iran Service | Reuters Taiwan's troubled Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp is halting its container service to Iran, becoming the first foreign shipping line to abandon the route a year after international sanctions on Tehran were lifted, according to a company...
  • TOP STORIES Trump Raps Iran As Violating 'Spirit' Of Nuclear Deal | Associated Press Iran is failing to fulfill the "spirit" of its nuclear deal with world powers, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, setting an ominous tone for his forthcoming decision about whether to pull the U.S. out of the...
  • TOP STORIES Tillerson Accuses Iran Of 'Alarming Provocations' As U.S. Reviews Policy | Reuters U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday accused Iran of 'alarming ongoing provocations' to destabilize countries in the Middle East as the Trump administration launched a review of its policy toward Tehran.Tillerson told reporters the...
  • TOP STORIES U.S. Says Iran Complies With Nuke Deal But Orders Review On Lifting Sanctions | Reuters The Trump administration said on Tuesday it was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States' national security interests, while acknowledging that Tehran was...
  • TOP STORIES Trump Mulls Squeezing Iran With Tougher Sanctions | Foreign Policy The Trump White House is poised to ratchet up existing sanctions against Iran and is weighing a much stricter interpretation of the nuclear agreement between Tehran and major world powers. The administration is inclined to adopt a "more...
  • TOP STORIES Rouhani Says Iran Needs "No One's Permission" To Build Missiles | Reuters Iran will ask "no one's permission" to build up its missile capability, President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday, in what appeared to be a defiant response to U.S. efforts to hamper the Iranian military. Facing an...
  • TOP STORIES U.S. Sanctions Brother of Iranian Military Commander | The Wall Street Journal The Trump administration on Thursday sanctioned the brother of Iran's top spy master and military strategist for alleged human-rights violations, amid growing calls by Congress for the White House to confront Tehran and bring home U.S....
  • TOP STORIES While the U.S. Wasn't Looking, Russia And Iran Began Carving Out A Bigger Role In Afghanistan | Washington Post Iran and Russia have stepped up challenges to U.S. power in Afghanistan, American and Afghan officials say, seizing on the uncertainty of future U.S. policy to expand ties with...
  • TOP STORIES In Surprise Move, Iran's Ahmadinejad To Run For President | Associated Press Iran's former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday stunned the country by unexpectedly filing to run in the May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the supreme leader to stay out of the race. Ahmadinejad's decision could...