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Iranian Commander Threatens to Close Strait of Hormuz to US

The Associated Press

TEHRAN, Iran — The deputy commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard said Iranian forces will close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to the United States and its allies if they “threaten” the Islamic Republic, Iranian state media reported on Wednesday. 480 more words

US to Purchase Heavy Water from Iran

Heavy water: water in which the hydrogen in the molecules is partly or wholly replaced by the isotope deuterium, used especially as a moderator in nuclear reactors. 504 more words

Current Events

Obama Admin Unsure If Iran Spent $3 Billion in New Cash on Terrorism

Obama administration officials disclosed Tuesday that Iran has been granted access to about $3 billion in unfrozen assets in the months since the nuclear agreement was implemented, but it remains unclear to the administration if the Islamic Republic has spent any of this money to fund its global terrorism enterprise, according to top officials. 118 more words

U.S.

Iran, Europe Pressuring U.S. to Grant Tehran Access to Financial Markets

Iranian and European officials say that they are pushing the United States to grant the Islamic Republic unprecedented access to American financial markets and the U.S. 93 more words

U.S.

Iran official accuses US, EU of not honoring nuclear deal

WASHINGTON — A top Iranian official on Friday accused the US and the European Union of failing to honor last year’s nuclear deal by keeping Iran locked out of the international financial system. 499 more words

Daily News

Iran says West not sticking to commitments on easing sanctions

AFP

© AFP/File | Iran’s head of Atomic Energy Organisation Ali Akbar Salehi (L) talks with the Head of the Central Bank of Iran, Valiollah Seif, as they arrive for a press conference of Iranian President on January 17, 2016… 516 more words

Iran clarifies: We have yet to receive S-300 missile system

Iran hurriedly retracted its claim Monday that the S-300 missile defense system had arrived in the country, saying instead only that an agreement for delivery had been reached, according to local media. 67 more words

Russia