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Kerry 'willing to listen' to Iran's complaints about sanctions

Secretary of State says he is willing to further clarify to Iran what is and isn't allowed in terms of sanctions relief.Ben Ariel, 6/16/2016, 6:43 AM

Khamanei: Don't question the nuclear deal

Iran's Supreme Leader warns American presidential candidates against questioning his country’s nuclear deal with world powers.Ben Ariel, 6/15/2016, 3:42 AM

Iran: 'There's no difference between Clinton and Trump'

Despite Clinton's support of nuclear deal and Trump's vow to defeat it, Iran's Parliament Speaker says Tehran views them the same.Ari Yashar, 6/5/2016, 10:00 PM

Khamenei slams 'damned and cancerous Zionist regime'

Iranian Supreme Leader calls US, Britain and Israel the 'main enemies,' rejects joining the world economy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/3/2016, 2:56 PM

State Department admits deleting parts of briefing on Iran deal

State Department admits parts of footage from a 2013 press briefing on talks with Iran were intentionally deleted.Elad Benari, 6/2/2016, 4:12 AM

Iran's FM against Trump: Nuclear deal can't be renegotiated

Mohammad Javad Zarif says the nuclear deal with world powers can't be renegotiated, despite Trump's pledge to do so if elected.Ben Ariel, 6/2/2016, 3:14 AM

Trump launched presidential campaign to fight Iran deal

Republican candidate's son reveals nuke deal was a 'game-changer' for him, which made him finally say 'I'm going to give this a real shot.'Ari Yashar, 5/29/2016, 10:49 PM

Hezbollah is broke thanks to US sanctions, says official

Treasury official tells Congress that sanctions have led to Hezbollah being in “its worst financial shape in decades.”JTA, 5/27/2016, 5:33 AM

Iran pledges $70 million to Palestinian Islamic Jihad

As Iran deal critics warned, Tehran continues to up its support for terrorism with sanctions relief money. Move seen as snub to Hamas.Ari Soffer, 5/26/2016, 2:17 PM

J Street tries to defend selling Iran deal for Obama

Liberal Jewish group doesn't deny receiving $576,000 from Obama to push nuclear deal, but claims it did so for 'security of Israel.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/22/2016, 6:47 PM

J Street was paid by Obama administration to promote Iran deal

Liberal Jewish group received $576,000 to advocate for Iran nuclear deal, belying its 'pro-Israel' pretensions.Ari Soffer, 5/21/2016, 11:13 PM

Western powers encourage banks to do business with Iran

United States and European partners appeal for European banks and businesses to invest in Iran following nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 5/20/2016, 6:16 AM

Obama's 'propagandist': Iran deception was business as usual

Asked if he 'regrets' comments that he misled the public on Iran deal, Ben Rhodes says, 'that's part of what happens in Washington.'Ari Yashar, 5/18/2016, 2:49 PM

Treasury secretary: Make clear some Iran sanctions are lifted

Jacob Lew says United States is obliged to make clear certain sanctions no longer apply to non-American banks when dealing with Iran.JTA, 5/17/2016, 3:11 AM

Former sanctions officer slams Obama's 'mixed messages' on Iran

Banker who previously enforced US sanctions on Islamic Republic criticizes White House for encouraging some banks to trade with Iran.JTA, 5/16/2016, 10:25 AM

Cruz: Boost Israeli aid against the Iranian menace

In a strong op-ed, former presidential candidate demands Obama reverse 'failure' and fully fund Jewish state's defense for Iranian missiles.Ari Yashar, 5/13/2016, 2:55 PM

'Stalin could have used Obama's propagandist'

Responding to Ben Rhodes' admission of misleading the public on Iran nuclear deal, senior officer dissects the 'Chief Propagandist.'Ari Yashar, 5/9/2016, 7:55 PM

Iran tests 'pinpoint' missiles capable of reaching Israel

In latest breach of international sanctions, Iran test-fires what it says is a new kind of ballistic missile.Ari Soffer, 5/9/2016, 11:04 AM

Obama adviser admits public was 'misled' on Iran nuclear talks

Ben Rhodes admits the dealings behind the nuclear agreement between Iran and West were not exactly as presented to the public.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 6:15 AM

Dershowitz: Obama a hypocrite, should apologize to Netanyahu

POTUS defends pushing Britain to stay in EU - but he snubbed Netanyahu for opposing the Iran Deal.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/26/2016, 10:14 PM

No dollars for Ayatollahs, urge American lawmakers

American lawmakers introduce bill prohibiting President Obama from providing Iran direct or indirect access to the financial system.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/23/2016, 12:46 AM

United States to buy heavy water from Iran

Republicans outraged following announcement that the Obama administration is buying 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/22/2016, 7:15 PM

Obama promises vigilance when it comes to Iran

During a visit to Saudi Arabia, Obama pledges to remain vigilant against Iran’s destabilizing activities in the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 4/22/2016, 4:15 AM

Iranian FM uses Holocaust to justify nuclear program

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif uses the phrase "never again" in justifying his country’s nuclear program.Ben Ariel, 4/21/2016, 1:16 AM

Kerry and Zarif to discuss nuclear deal implementation

Secretary of State will meet Iran's Foreign Minister amid Iranian complaints that it is not getting the sanctions relief it deserves.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2016, 3:44 AM

UK military expert: Israel must strike Iran - on its own

Col. Richard Kemp warns Europe is in a 'downward spiral,' calls upon Israel to strike Iran's nuclear facilities.David Rosenberg, 4/14/2016, 6:26 PM

Iran blocks Congressmen from nuclear inspections

Leading US lawmakers protest how Tehran is not letting them in to visit prisoners and inspect, even as top Iranians visit Washington.Ari Yashar, 4/13/2016, 11:32 AM

Top Iranian general: Iran preparing for all-out war with the US

America 'won't do a damn thing' to stop Iranian advances, Revolutionary Guards commander boasts.Ari Soffer, 4/5/2016, 6:17 PM

Cong. Meng demands answers on financial relief for Iran

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng asks Kerry to clarify whether reports that Iran will be allowed to use American dollars are true.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/2/2016, 12:21 AM

Obama: Iran agreement 'a substantial success'

President Barack Obama says Iran has made real progress on living up to its obligations in nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, Canada, 4/1/2016, 10:27 PM

Deal or no deal, Congress can still lead the fight against Iran

Congressman Lee Zeldin warns Iran agreement was never actually signed - so it's up to Congress to offset Obama's naive detente with Tehran.Ari Soffer, Washington DC, 3/25/2016, 2:11 PM

Khamenei: The Americans aren't fulfilling the nuclear deal

Iran’s Supreme Leader blasts the United States for imposing new sanctions over his country's ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 3/21/2016, 6:15 AM

IAEA: Iran briefly violated terms of nuclear deal

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran briefly exceeded the amount of heavy water it is allowed to have under deal with West.Elad Benari, Canada, 2/26/2016, 9:14 PM

Netanyahu: Nuclear deal enabled Iran to pay terrorists' families

Israeli PM says new package offering tens of thousands of dollars to terrorists' families made possible by western sanctions relief.Arutz Sheva, 2/25/2016, 4:16 PM

Kerry cites IDF Chief of Staff in defending Iran nuclear deal

Secretary of State quotes comments by Eizenkot in backing his claim that the Iran deal has improved Israel's security.Elad Benari, 2/24/2016, 6:15 AM

Iran space launch to prep long-range nuclear missiles

US intel officials warn Tehran's upcoming test of space vehicle this month breaches UN nuclear sanctions, paves way to nuclear weapon.Ari Yashar, 2/18/2016, 4:33 PM

Revealed: America's cyber strike plan on Iran

NYT report uncovers Nitro Zeus cyberattack plan meant to disable Iran if nuclear diplomacy failed, along with Fordo cyber assault.Ari Yashar, 2/17/2016, 8:04 AM

Power: Iran complying with nuclear deal but remains a threat

Speaking in Israel, Ambassador Samantha Power says Iran is still helping fuel conflict in the region and thus remains a threat.Ben Ariel, 2/16/2016, 3:44 AM

Iran exports crude oil to Europe

Iran announces shipment of crude oil to Europe, the first such shipment since nuclear deal was implemented.Ben Ariel, 2/15/2016, 4:42 AM

American official 'unsure' where Iran's uranium was stored

State Department official says Washington doesn't know the precise location of the uranium Iran shipped out to Russia.Elad Benari, 2/12/2016, 4:45 AM

Expert: Deal delays Iran nuclear bomb by 10-15 years

Head of defense think tank says the nuclear deal with world powers delays Iran acquisition of a bomb by a decade or more.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2016, 5:42 AM

Canada to begin lifting sanctions on Iran

In a shift of policy from the past, Canada’s Liberal-led government to begin to lift some of the sanctions on Iran.Ben Ariel, 1/27/2016, 6:14 AM

French Jewish MP urges caution with regards to Iran

Meir Habib calls on France to condition strengthening of ties with Iran on a change of policy in the Islamic Republic.Yedidya Ben Or, 1/27/2016, 4:45 AM

'Uneasy' Kerry in Riyadh to assure gulf allies over Iran

US Secretary of State meets Saudi King, Crown Prince, in an effort to reassure Sunni Arab allies following warming of ties with Iran.Nicolas Revise, 1/24/2016, 10:50 AM

Senior Iranian cleric: America is still 'the Great Satan'

Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami blasts American sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile program, tells Iranians the U.S. is still hostile.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2016, 5:01 AM

Saudis not ruling out nuclear bomb in response to Iran

Saudi Foreign Minister says his country will do whatever it needs to protect its people if Iran develops a nuclear bomb.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2016, 12:13 AM

Khamenei hails lifting of sanctions, warns of US 'deceit'

Iranian Supreme Leader congratulates President Hassan Rouhani following lifting of sanctions over weekend, attacks US critics.Ari Soffer, 1/19/2016, 1:01 PM

UN removes Iranian bank from sanctions list

Security Council cancels sanctions that were imposed on Iranian bank Sepah in 2007.Ben Ariel, 1/18/2016, 6:43 AM

Rouhani: Only the 'Zionists' are against the nuclear deal

Iran’s President hails the lifting of the sanctions on his country, lashes out at opponents of the deal - including Israel.Elad Benari, 1/18/2016, 3:16 AM

Danon: Iran is still striving for nuclear weapons

Israel's UN ambassador warns world not to be blinded by IAEA's positive report on Iran.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2016, 6:02 AM

AIPAC: This is a 'dangerous moment' for America

Pro-Israel lobby warns against implementation of the nuclear deal with Iran.Ben Ariel, 1/17/2016, 3:36 AM

Netanyahu: We will warn of any Iranian violations of deal

As sanctions on Iran are lifted, PM Netanyahu warns the Islamic Republic is still seeking nuclear weapons.Elad Benari, 1/17/2016, 1:38 AM

IAEA green lights Iran sanctions relief

International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran has fulfilled obligations under nuclear deal, paving the way for billions in sanctions relief.Ari Soffer, 1/16/2016, 11:13 PM

White House: We're not yet ready to lift sanctions on Iran

White House says Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal has not yet been verified.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/15/2016, 9:39 PM

State Department: Concrete poured into Arak nuclear reactor

State Department confirms that concrete has been poured into the core of Iran's heavy water nuclear reactor.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2016, 3:14 AM

Watch: Iran's embarrassing interview of captive US navy captain

In apparently pre-rehearsed video interview, captain of US navy crew detained by Iran 'thanks' regime for 'fantastic' treatment.Ari Soffer, 1/14/2016, 4:18 PM

House approves greater oversight of Iran deal

Republican-backed legislation would give Congress greater oversight of Iran deal. White House threatens veto.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 6:44 AM