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UPDATED: Fri., June 15, 2018, 12:29 p.m.

Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed a free kick into his own net in the fifth minute of injury time to gift Iran a 1-0 win over Morocco at the World Cup. The …


Risch has tough talk for European allies on Iran, says Trump-Kim summit offers promise with ‘2 strong personalities in a room’

Idaho Sen. Jim Risch, who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, offered a full-throated defense of President Trump in an interview with NPR this morning along with tough talk …


UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 4:05 p.m.

Obama-era license aimed to let Iran convert money in dollars

The Obama administration secretly sought to give Iran access – albeit briefly – to the U.S. financial system by sidestepping sanctions kept in place after the 2015 nuclear deal, despite …


Merkel condemns Iran tweet but still backs nuclear deal

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday she condemns a tweet from Iran’s top leader saying that Israel is a “cancerous tumor” that needs to be removed and pledged to increase …


Syria FM: Iran has no combat forces, bases in the country

Syria’s foreign minister said Saturday Iranian military advisers are embedded with Syrian troops but Tehran has no combat forces or fixed bases in the country.


UPDATED: Fri., June 1, 2018, 9:40 a.m.

EU, China vow to uphold Iran nuclear deal

The European Union and China say they will do their utmost to keep afloat an international agreement to stop Iran developing nuclear weapons despite the U.S. abandoning the pact.


Syrian official rejects U.S. demand for Iranian withdrawal

Syria on Wednesday dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and Lebanese Hezbollah militants from the war-torn country.


UPDATED: Mon., May 21, 2018, 11:40 a.m.

U.S. demands wholesale changes in Iran policies post-nuke deal

The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face “the strongest sanctions in history,” as it sought to turn up …


Fareed Zakaria: Trump just proved Iran’s hardliners right

Jeb Bush said Donald Trump would be a “chaos president.” And last week, Trump lived up to the billing, choosing to defy virtually the entire world, including America’s closest European …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018, 5:15 p.m.

Unprecedented tension between Iran and Israel

In the escalating confrontation between Israel and Iran, Israel’s defense minister called on Syria’s President Bashar Assad on Friday to rid his country of Iranian forces based there – warning …


Israel calls on Syria’s Assad to ‘get rid’ of Iranian forces

Israel’s defense minister Friday called on President Bashar Assad to “get rid” of Iranian forces in Syria, warning their continued presence would only cause trouble.


UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 7:55 a.m.

Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage

The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked nearly all of Iran’s military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the occupied …


UPDATED: Wed., May 9, 2018, 1:22 p.m.

Iran’s top leader, lawmakers lash out at U.S. on nuclear deal

Iran’s supreme leader chastised President Donald Trump on Wednesday over his decision to pull America out of the 2015 nuclear deal, while lawmakers lit a paper U.S. flag on fire …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:43 p.m.

Boeing’s $9.5 billion Iran deals, always uncertain, are now effectively dead

Following President Donald Trump’s scrapping of the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday and his imposition of what he called “powerful” sanctions, Boeing’s prospective $9.5 billion jet sale to Iran is effectively …


Boeing’s $9.5 billion Iran deal, always uncertain, is now effectively dead

Following President Donald Trump’s scrapping of the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday and his imposition of what he called “powerful” sanctions, Boeing’s prospective $9.5 billion jet sale to Iran is effectively …


UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 4:08 p.m.

Trump declares U.S. leaving ‘horrible’ Iran nuclear accord

President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran Tuesday, declaring he was making the world safer in restoring harsh sanctions. But he also dealt a …


Iran’s foreign minister says no renegotiating nuclear deal

Iran’s foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize President Donald Trump’s threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not “renegotiate or add onto” the atomic …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018, 4:54 p.m.

Nuclear experts on mission to educate young people

Two experts, including a Gonzaga University alumna who grew up in the Tri-Cities near the Hanford reactor site, are on a mission to educate young people about foreign diplomacy and …


UPDATED: Mon., April 30, 2018, 7:57 p.m.

Israel says documents prove Iran lied about nuclear program

Israel’s prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a “half ton” of Iranian nuclear documents collected by Israeli intelligence, claiming the trove of information proved that Iranian leaders …


UPDATED: Sun., April 29, 2018, 3:38 p.m.

Pompeo says U.S. stands with Israelis, Saudis against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday ratcheted up the Trump administration’s rhetoric against Iran and gave warm boosts of support to Israel and Saudi Arabia in their standoffs …


UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 8:28 p.m.

Trump, Merkel cordial, but no apparent movement on Iran

Facing imminent deadlines, President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel largely papered over their differences on trade and the Iran nuclear accord on Friday, stressing instead ties between the …


UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 9:16 a.m.

Responding to Trump, Iran’s president says nuclear deal must not be changed

Iran’s president on Wednesday ruled out any changes or additions to the 2015 nuclear deal, amid European efforts to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the landmark agreement.


Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah

Construction workers in Iran may have unearthed the mummified remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the father of the country’s last monarch, nearly four decades after the Islamic Revolution toppled the …


UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 4:24 p.m.

Iran says if U.S. exits deal, it likely will too

Iran’s top diplomat warned the Trump administration on Tuesday that a U.S. withdrawal from the nuclear deal would undermine talks with North Korea by proving that America reneges on its …


UPDATED: Sun., April 22, 2018, 4:11 p.m.

Macron to push Trump on Iran deal, says there’s no ‘Plan B’

French President Emmanuel Macron is urging U.S. President Donald Trump to stick with the Iranian nuclear accord, arguing there’s no “Plan B.”


Iranian foreign minister wants ‘respect’ from U.S.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused the U.S. government of arrogance and belligerence, saying that Washington needed “a change in attitude” before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several …


Justice Deptartment charges 9 Iranians in massive hacking scheme

The Justice Department on Friday announced charges against 9 Iranians in a government-sponsored hacking scheme that pilfered sensitive information from hundreds of universities, private companies and government agencies.


UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 12:47 p.m.

U.S. seeks to raise pressure on Europe over Iran nuclear deal

Washington wants its European allies to agree on further measures against Iran in return for keeping a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran alive, U.S. officials said Friday.


Iran signs $740 million agreement on oil project

Iran’s state-run oil company has signed a $740 million agreement with a Russian-Iranian consortium to develop two oil fields near the Iraqi border.


UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

Plane flying from UAE to Turkey crashes in Iran, killing 11

A Turkish private jet flying from the United Arab Emirates to Istanbul with at least 11 people on board crashed Sunday night in a mountainous region of Iran during a …