April 01, 2020 3:55 pm
Trump has adopted a "maximum pressure" policy on Iran aimed at persuading Tehran to negotiate a broader deal that further constrains its nuclear programme, limits its missile programme and curbs its use of proxy forces in Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon.
January 09, 2020 7:54 am
Donald Trump began his address to the nation by saying that as long as he is President, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.
November 01, 2019 11:55 am
President Donald Trump's administration last year pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal in which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for the lifting of sanctions that crippled its economy.
September 17, 2019 3:34 am
While traders said that US sanctions on Iran, which is a big importer of Basmati from India, was the reason behind the slump, the farmers blamed the arhtiyas of ganging up to show less demand in order to keep the prices artificially lower.
September 08, 2019 5:44 pm
"Unfortunately the European parties have failed to fulfil their commitments... The deal is not a one-way street and Iran will act accordingly as we have done so far by gradually downgrading our commitments," said Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's nuclear energy agency.
August 08, 2019 3:21 pm
Traffic through the Strait has become the focus for a standoff between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump last year quit a 2015 nuclear pact and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.
July 01, 2019 8:49 pm
"We can confirm that IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has informed the Board of Governors that the Agency verified on 1 July that Iran's total enriched uranium stockpile exceeded (the deal's limit)," an IAEA spokesman said in a statement.
June 24, 2019 9:25 am
Last year Trump withdrew the United States from a 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for easing sanctions. Relations in the region have worsened significantly since then.
June 23, 2019 3:11 pm
The online attacks, which had been planned for several weeks, were ultimately meant to be a direct response to both the tanker attacks this month and the downing of a US drone this week, according to the people briefed on the operations.
June 23, 2019 7:09 am
Speaking in Washington on Saturday before heading to the US presidential retreat at Camp David, Trump indicated the government was taking a diplomatic path to put pressure on Tehran by moving to impose new sanctions.
June 22, 2020 6:30 pm