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Boeing’s Iran Deal Puts Trump in Tough Spot

Boeing’s planned multibillion-dollar aircraft sales to Iran are facing a growing backlash from Republicans in Washington, but one key politician has stayed silent: Donald Trump. 1,299 more words


Election of New Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Is a Win for the US

When Americans see a bearded Iranian cleric wearing a turban and raising his hands in triumph, it is normally not a good thing. But Hassan Rouhani’s… 835 more words

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Iran doesn't need US permission to conduct missile tests, says Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said today that Iran does not need the permission of the United States to conduct missile tests, which would continue “if technically necessary”. 53 more words

Trump Keeps the Iran Deal Alive, For Now

The Trump administration said Wednesday it will renew sanctions relief for Iran promised under a 2015 nuclear deal but also announced new punitive measures against Iranian officials over the country’s ballistic missile program. 646 more words

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Trump Mulls Squeezing Iran With Tougher Sanctions

The Trump White House is poised to ratchet up existing sanctions against Iran and is weighing a much stricter interpretation of the nuclear agreement between Tehran and major world powers. 1,430 more words

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A Turkish Banker’s Arrest Puts Spotlight on Erdogan’s Circle at Awkward Time

A new U.S. court case tying a Turkish bank to a multimillion-dollar scheme to help Iran evade U.S. sanctions may throw a wrench into Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plans to seize more power. 683 more words

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