Eye on Iran News


  • TOP STORIES State: Iran is wrong, Trump can dump nuke deal | The Hill The State Department on Tuesday acknowledged President-elect Donald Trump can exit President Obama’s nuclear agreement with Iran. “It’s not a formal treaty, and, of course, no one else can prevent any party to this agreement from...
  • TOP STORIES Sanctions renewal shows US still 'enemy': Iran's Rouhani | AFP Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that Congress's decision to renew US sanctions for 10 years would elicit a "harsh reaction" and proved the United States was still an enemy. "America... is our enemy, we have no doubt...
  • TOP STORIES Iran condemns extension of nuclear-related sanctions by Senate | The Washington Post Iranian officials and clerics vowed retaliation Friday against the United States for congressional approval of an extension of nuclear-related sanctions, but Middle East analysts say they expect no substantive response from Iran in the waning weeks...
  • TOP STORIES Senate votes unanimously to renew Iran sanctions law | AP The Senate moved decisively Thursday to renew a decades-old sanctions law that lawmakers said gives the United States the clout to punish Iran should it fail to live up to the terms of the landmark nuclear deal. Senators...
  • TOP STORIES Iran claims victory in OPEC oil deal | AFP Iran claimed victory after it was spared any of the cuts in oil production accepted by other OPEC members, including its bitter regional rival Saudi Arabia, to tackle a global glut. "Iran's oil victory at OPEC" and "Failure of...
  • TOP STORIES McConnell tees up Iran sanctions extension | The Hill Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is fast-tracking an extension of key Iran sanctions as the Senate begins to wrap up its work for the year. "This week, senators will have a chance to pass the Iran sanctions extension...
  • TOP STORIES Iranian vessel points weapon at U.S. helicopter: officials | Reuters A small Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard vessel pointed its weapon at a U.S. military helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, two U.S. defense officials told Reuters on Monday, an action they described as "unsafe and unprofessional."...
  • TOP STORIES U.S., Western Allies Push Iran on New Measures to Bolster Nuclear Deal | The Wall Street Journal The U.S. and its Western allies are pressing Iran to take steps to sharply cut the amount of radioactive material it holds in a bid to shore up last year’s nuclear...
  • TOP STORIES Exclusive: U.S. grants second Airbus license to sell planes to Iran | Reuters The United States said on Tuesday it had issued a second license to France's Airbus to sell commercial planes to Iran Air, bringing Iran's flag carrier a step closer to receiving new Western jets under...