Stories tagged: Iran
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 11:47 a.m.
Iran suggests it will limit issuing of U.S. visas in reponse to Trump’s immigration and refugee orders
Iran’s foreign ministry is suggesting the country will limit issuing visas to American tourists in retaliation for U.S. President Donald Trump’s suspension of immigration and visas for nationals from Muslim …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
Intensive negotiations ahead of Russia-led Syria talks
Delegates from Russia, Turkey and Iran held hours-long talks in Kazakhstan Sunday on the eve of negotiations between Syrian rebels and President Bashar Assad’s government, trying to forge common ground …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 9:38 p.m.
Iran shocked by deadly fire, collapse of Tehran high-rise
A historic high-rise building in the heart of Iran’s capital caught fire and later collapsed Thursday, killing at least 30 firefighters and leaving their stunned colleagues and bystanders weeping in …
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 7:27 a.m.
Iran approved to import additional 130 tons of uranium
The U.S. and five other world powers have approved Iran importing as much as 130 tons of uranium, Iran’s English language Press TV reported Friday.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 6:08 a.m.
U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian boats
WASHINGTON – A U.S. Navy destroyer fired three warning shots at armed Iranian patrol boats as they sped toward the American warship at the entrance to the Persian Gulf, marring …
Sun., Jan. 8, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
Iran’s former leader Rafsanjani dies
Iran’s former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani died Sunday after a decades-long career in the ruling elite, where his moderate views were not always welcome but his cunning guided him through …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016
Charles Krauthammer: Aleppo’s fall signals American decline
Obama has never appreciated that the role of a superpower in a local conflict is not necessarily to intervene on the ground, but to deter a rival global power from …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 12:25 p.m.
Airbus secures Iran Air deal with list price of $18 billion
Airbus and Iran Air finalized Thursday a deal for 100 planes worth more than $18 billion dollars at list prices – a contract that’s potentially a big boost for Iran’s …
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 3:38 p.m.
Russia, Iran, Turkey cast themselves as deal-makers in Syria
Russia, Turkey and Iran cast themselves as the essential deal-makers in Syria on Tuesday, saying at a trilateral meeting in Moscow that their cooperation could pave the way for a …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016
Martin Schram: Aleppo the latest humanitarian failure
Aleppo will be remembered as yet another genocide the United States, still looked to as the world’s de facto leader, failed to act to stop.
Thu., Dec. 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Iran sanctions renewal becomes law without Obama signature
In an unexpected reversal, President Barack Obama declined to sign a renewal of sanctions against Iran but let it become law anyway, in an apparent bid to alleviate Tehran’s concerns …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:29 p.m.
Iran, angered by U.S. sanctions bill, considers atomic boats
Iran’s president on Tuesday ordered officials to draw up plans to build nuclear-powered ships and to show how the United States violated last year’s nuclear deal, a response to a …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016, 2:46 p.m.
Iran seals deal with Boeing to buy 80 planes worth $16.6 billion
Iran’s flag carrier finalized a major deal with U.S. plane maker Boeing Co. to buy $16.6 billion worth of passenger planes Sunday in one of the most tangible benefits yet …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016
Dana Milbank: Chaos is Trump’s consistent policy
But for all the promises Trump is breaking, there is one he has kept without wavering: his vow to be unpredictable.
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 2:07 p.m.
Senate votes unanimously to renew Iran sanctions law
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 …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 11:08 a.m.
Saudi-Iran rivalries could scuttle tentative OPEC deal
Up to this week, chances that OPEC countries would agree to their first cut in output in eight years were looking good. Now, not so much.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 10:02 a.m.
Iran state TV: Death toll in train collision increases to 43
A train collision in northern Iran killed at least 43 people and injured 100 on Friday, Iran’s state TV reported.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 3:58 p.m.
IS car bomb kills 56, including 20 Iranians, in Iraq
A car bomb tore through a gas station south of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least 56 people, including 20 Iranians, in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016
Trudy Rubin: Cabinet choices signal trouble
The temperamental Trump, who lacks foreign-policy experience and disdains details, is in desperate need of coolheaded staff. Yet he is veering toward a team even more erratic than he.
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:42 p.m.
Iran’s atomic chief says he doesn’t think Trump will scrap nuclear deal
Throughout the U.S. presidential election campaign, Donald Trump repeatedly articulated disgust for the nuclear deal reached last year between Iran and world powers and promised to scrap it if he …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Officials: US OKs Airbus sale of 100-plus planes to Iran
Officials say the Obama administration has green-lighted the sale of more than 100 Airbus planes to Iran.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
House votes to prohibit sale of commercial aircraft to Iran
The Republican-led House has voted convincingly to approve legislation that would bar the sale of commercial passenger aircraft to Iran.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 7:21 a.m.
Donald Trump’s victory sparks optimism in an unlikely place: Iran
Donald Trump had sharp words for Iran during his presidential campaign, but Iranian leaders see reasons for hope in a Trump presidency.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 11:55 a.m.
OPEC reopens talks on oil cuts without Iran, Iraq ministers
OPEC and Russia will meet in Doha on Thursday for another round of talks without ministers from Iran and Iraq, the two countries that pose the biggest obstacle to a …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:51 a.m.
Analysis: Giuliani was a paid advocate for Iranian dissident group
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani is reported to be in contention to be Donald Trump’s attorney general or secretary of state. Senators who will be considering his confirmation may …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 9:05 a.m.
After sanctions, Iran signs preliminary oil deal with Total
Iran has signed a preliminary $4.8 billion agreement with the French oil company Total – Tehran’s first such deal after the nuclear accord with world powers removed international sanctions that …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016
Past opinions provide perspective
Snake River dams, Nov. 9, 1936 The S-R editorial board opined on the idea of making Lewiston a seaport by constructing dams on the lower Snake River. An editorial approvingly …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 11:47 a.m.
Trump and Clinton are ‘catastrophic,’ says Iran’s supreme leader
Almost 37 years to the day that radical students overran the U.S. Embassy in Iran, the Islamic republic’s supreme leader sat with students and delivered a blistering tirade against American …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Iran’s space agency ‘interested’ in cooperating with NASA
The head of Iran’s space agency said Tuesday his country is interested in cooperating with NASA.
Wed., Sept. 21, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
U.S. grants Airbus first chance to sell airplanes to Iran
Airbus on Wednesday became the first airplane manufacturer to get U.S. government permission to sell aircraft to Iran following last year’s nuclear accord, getting final approval for a 17-plane sale …