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Iranian Nuclear Program

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  • Iran seized ship because of business dispute, not politics, official says

    NEW YORK Iranian warships were enforcing a court order against the owner when they diverted a Marshall Islands-registered vessel to an Iranian port, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif asserted Wednesday, denying any link between the incident...
  • Shipping company says crew of vessel seized by Iran is safe

    The operator of cargo vessel boarded by Iranian forces as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz said Wednesday it has confirmed the crew is safe. Iran meanwhile downplayed the political significance of the seizure, saying it was taken because the company...
  • Iran scraps cash handouts to its wealthiest to ease burden

    Iran has scrapped the country's wealthiest citizens off a list of people receiving monthly cash handouts in a small step toward easing the burden on the budget and freeing up more government funds, an official said Wednesday. The move, which will free up...
  • Iran seizes cargo ship after firing warning shots

    Iranian forces fired warning shots across the bridge of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel as it was traversing the Strait of Hormuz, boarded the ship and directed it toward the Iranian mainland, a Pentagon official said Tuesday. The incident with...
  • White House slams GOP defense budget

    The White House is vigorously pushing back against provisions in a proposed $604 billion Republican defense budget plan that contradict President Barack Obama's national security priorities on issues ranging from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay...
  • Bill demands NC to set Iran energy divestment policy

    North Carolina government would have a defined policy of refusing to earmark public funds with anyone investing in Iran's energy business in a measure that's passed one General Assembly chamber. The Senate agreed Monday it wants to follow a 2010...
  • World 'closer than ever' to Iran nuclear deal, Kerry says

    The world is "closer than ever" to reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran but the work is far from over, with key issues unresolved, Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday told a global gathering on nuclear disarmament, where he and Iran's...
  • Changes to Iran measure would jeopardize chances, Democrat warns

    WASHINGTON A Democratic U.S. senator urged Republicans not to demand changes that might siphon off Democratic support as lawmakers opened this week's debate on a measure to give Congress a say in any nuclear deal reached with Iran. The bill, which the...
  • North Korea, Iran and bitter lessons

    North Korea, Iran and bitter lessons
    What's North Korea done lately besides rage against Hollywood over the "The Interview"? Build more nuclear bombs. According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, Chinese nuclear experts have told some American counterparts that North Korea's nuclear...
  • Kerry, Zarif meet for first time since Iran framework pact

    Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting with his Iranian counterpart for the first time since they agreed to a framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sat down Monday in New York at the...
  • Kerry to see Iranian FM as nuke talks hit end phase

    Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet this week for the first time since they laid out the framework for a nuclear deal earlier this month. The State Department said Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif...