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As Trump Accuses Iran, He Has One Problem: His Own Credibility

For any president, accusing another country of an act of war presents a challenge to overcome skepticism at home and abroad. For a president known for falsehoods and bombast, it is far more daunting....

As Trump Accuses Iran, He Has One Problem: His Own Credibility

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Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the Strait of Hormuz....
15:17, 2019-06-14

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran as the two adversaries take steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a flashpoint. Iran says it’s breaking compliance with the international agreement that keeps i...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Beto pushes for peace with Iran, accuses Trump admin of 'gunning for war' Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, accused President Trump's administration of pursuing war with Iran as tensions mounted in the Middle East and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the rogue nation for an assault on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
19:34, 2019-06-15

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms Bolton also claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”        ...
11:34, 2019-05-29

Trump adviser John Bolton accuses Iran of seeking nuclear arms; claims it 'almost certainly' sabotaged ships Bolton claimed – without offering evidence – that the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates came from naval mines placed “almost certainly by Iran.”        ...
12:34, 2019-05-29

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (June 14)        ...
03:00, 2019-06-15

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
21:00, 2019-07-10

US accuses Iran of detaining crew after oil tanker attack Donald Trump says attacks on two vessels in Gulf of Oman have ‘Iran written all over it’The US has accused Iran of detaining the crew of one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman this week, as video footage emerged that purportedly shows an Iranian boat removing an unexploded mine from one...
19:51, 2019-06-14

Russia accuses U.S. of pushing Iran situation to brink of war: RIA Russia accused the United States on Friday of deliberately stoking dangerous tensions around Iran and pushing the situation to the brink of war, the RIA news agency reported....
12:17, 2019-06-21

U.S. accuses Iran of nuclear extortion but remains open to talks The United States said on Wednesday Iran's breaches of its nuclear deal are an attempt at extortion, warning Tehran that it is isolating itself while at the same time repeating that Washington is open to talks....
15:34, 2019-07-10

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears Tehran could further disrupt shipping traffic in the Mideast....
18:34, 2019-07-18

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month, describing it as part of a "campaign" by Tehran driving new U.S. deployments....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Iran accuses Britain of ‘piracy’ for seizing its oil tanker and warns of retaliation The British navy’s seizure of the tanker transporting Iranian oil to Syria heightened tensions surrounding the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and the safety of shipping in the Persian Gulf....
16:34, 2019-07-05

UAE accuses 'state actor' for tanker attacks, but stops just short of Iran The United Arab Emirates stopped just short of blatantly blaming Iran for “sabotage attacks” on four tankers off its coast on May 12, but told the UN Security Council in a closed meeting this week that a “state actor” was almost the orchestrator....
22:17, 2019-06-07

Pompeo accuses Iran of spreading ‘blatant disinformation’ on downing of drone The remarks came as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo headed to the Middle East to build a “global coalition” against Iran after it shot down a U.S. drone it said entered its airspace....
00:34, 2019-06-24

Saudi crown prince accuses rival Iran of tanker attacks DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront threats to its security and joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being behind the attacks on two vessels traveling near ...
16:51, 2019-06-16

U.S. accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ at emergency meeting of atomic energy watchdog  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors....
21:17, 2019-07-10

National Security Adviser John Bolton Accuses Iran of Seeking Nuclear Weapons (ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser warned Iran on Wednesday that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a “very strong response” from the U.S., taking a hard-line approach with Tehran after his boss only two days earlier ...
17:34, 2019-05-29

Iran accuses US of “very dangerous and provocative act” and urges international community to demand US end unlawful acts UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran accuses US of “very dangerous and provocative act” and urges international community to demand US end unlawful acts. The post Iran accuses US of “very dangerous and provocative act” and urges international community to demand US end unlawful acts ap...
22:51, 2019-06-20

Gulf of Oman oil tanker attack: US accuses Iran of trying to shoot down surveillance drone during suspected attacks The US military has accused Iran of trying to shoot down a US drone to disrupt surveillance during suspected attacks oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman....
10:51, 2019-06-16

The Phillies' Leadoff Problem Is Compounding Their Even Larger Bryce Harper Problem The Washington Nationals finished off a weather-shortened three-game series sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies Thursday night. The Phillies are in a bit of a swoon, having lost eight of their last 13 games. That stretch isn’t so arbitrary as it might seem—Andrew McCutchen succumbed to a season-endin...
21:17, 2019-06-21

Deepfakes aren't a tech problem. They're a power problem | Oscar Schwartz By framing deepfakes as a tech problem we allow Silicon Valley to evade responsibility for its symbiotic relationship with fake newsIn the lead-up to the 2016 election, very few predicted the degree to which online misinformation would disrupt the democratic process. Now, as we edge closer to 2020, ...
21:34, 2019-06-27

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not as bad as China TOKYO (AP) — While in Japan, President Donald Trump can point to Tokyo’s streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations between the allies: the absence of made-in-USA vehicles. The $70 billion Japanese trade surplus with the U.S. is dwarfed by China’s $379 billion surplus, and the...
04:34, 2019-05-25

Trump said Fed 'doesn't have a clue' and is 'our most difficult problem' President Donald Trump criticized the Federal Reserve Saturday for raising interest rates, saying the U.S. economy would be "like a rocket ship" if we didn't have to pay unnecessary interest....
21:00, 2019-07-06

Why Trump's tweet about (not) going to the Moon is a problem for space exploration Just one month after proclaiming his administration's mission to go back to the moon before going to on to Mars, President Donald Trump seemed to completely shift spaceflight gears in a confusing tweet June 7....
19:34, 2019-06-11

Twitter Comes Up With a Very Weird Solution to the Problem Of Trump's Tweets Twitter announced on Thursday that it will be rolling out a new feature to notify users when *ahem* certain high profile accounts run afoul of the company’s (deeply uneven) content rules....
02:00, 2019-06-28

Editorial: Court caught in credibility crisis (again) Friends and foes of Cristina Fernández de Kirchner alike immediately interpreted the trial postponement as her virtual acquittal, which it obviously was not – even a punctual trial could not end fast enough to prevent an elected president from potentially pardoning herself at the end of the year so ...
21:17, 2019-05-21

The Guardian view of the Osaka G20 summit: bad as he is, Trump is not the only problem | Editorial The climate crisis underlines the need for effective global economic leadership. The US president makes this harder, but so do China and several othersEver since the G20 of leading global economies was founded, its summits have mostly been convergent occasions, marked by attempts to find common grou...
00:34, 2019-06-28

Trump Suggests Homelessness Problem Began 2 Years Ago, and He Is Looking to Solve It The president said he “may intercede and do something to get that whole thing cleaned up,” though he did not elaborate on what actions he or the government might take....
22:51, 2019-07-02

Kushner Sees a Problem in Trump’s Fund-Raising, but Not Everyone Agrees The involvement of the president’s son-in-law is described as something of a defensive move to prevent rivals from taking over a job with great power and proximity to the president....
02:34, 2019-06-04

UAE says Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif's credibility 'diminishing' Iranian Foreign Minister Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif's credibility is "diminishing", UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said in a tweet on Friday....
11:51, 2019-06-14

Pelosi: Mulvaney ‘no credibility’ on debt ceiling debate The acting White House chief of staff said the House speaker was holding up negotiations on a budget deal. Pelosi said he mischaracterized her remarks....
01:51, 2019-06-21

Opinion: New Signs That India's Economy - And Credibility - Is In Crisis Now, Arvind Subramanian, a well-regarded economist who was till last year one of PM Narendra Modi's most senior advisers, has argued in a Harvard working paper that the country's official figures......
10:17, 2019-06-13

CNN's Anderson Cooper accuses Trump of being 'dictator curious' CNN’s Anderson Cooper accused President Trump of being “dictator curious” after his recent meetings with Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman and North Korea’s Kim Jong un....
06:17, 2019-07-02

Watchdog accuses Ivanka Trump of violating Hatch Act A national watchdog group on Thursday asked the federal government to investigate whether first daughter and White House adviser Ivanka Trump violated the Hatch Act by using her Twitter account to promote her father’s campaign. Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington accused Ivank...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Trump accuses China of backing away from trade deal President Trump claimed Wednesday that the U.S. had a trade deal with China mostly complete in late April before Beijing tried to walk back concessions it made during the talks. Beijing has denied that it ever made the concessions and reportedly views the claim as an insult....
00:00, 2019-06-13

Judge Knocks Credibility of Qualcomm Executives in Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
22:51, 2019-05-23

Rachel Maddow's credibility and ratings at a low ebb following Mueller findings, critics say The New York Times is reportedly blocking its reporters from appearing on MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” because it’s too partisan as her ratings suffer in the process....
23:51, 2019-06-03

CNN mired in a credibility crisis as ratings continue to collapse, experts say CNN is suffering a credibility crisis as viewership for the once-proud network continues to collapse with no apparent plan in place to fix things anytime soon, according to various media watchdogs....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is seeking to avoid. Speaking at the White House, Trump...
03:17, 2019-06-21

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — charging that the nation’s top law enforcement officer has “used his position to sell the president's fals...
21:34, 2019-05-28

Trump Accuses Europe of Bolstering Its Economy at America’s Expense President Trump is increasingly viewing international economic policy through a narrow lens, seeing only how other countries decisions affect the United States....
07:00, 2019-06-19

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ The widening web of congressional investigations has demonstrated the limits of the president’s strategy to declare victory after the special counsel report....
06:51, 2019-06-13

Trump accuses Democratic congresswomen of hating America, says they can leave U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday defended his attacks against four Democratic congresswomen, saying he was not concerned if people thought his tweets toward them were racist and accused the U.S. lawmakers of hating America....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Corbyn accuses Trump of interfering in UK politics with Johnson comments UK Labour opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Saturday U.S. President Donald Trump's comments endorsing Conservative front-runner Boris Johnson as the next prime minister were an "unacceptable interference" in Britain's affairs....
22:34, 2019-06-01

China Accuses Trump Of "Gross Interference" Over Hong Kong China on Tuesday rebuked Donald Trump for "gross interference" in Hong Kong's affairs after the US president said protesters who stormed the city's legislature wanted democracy for the financial hub....
21:00, 2019-07-02

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei accuses Trump of bullying Huawei on Tuesday accused the Trump administration of “bullying,” even as the White House gave it a reprieve on US trade restrictions against the Chinese smartphone maker. Huawei executive Abraham Liu on Tuesday urged European lawmakers not to follow the lead of the White House, which on Monday had ...
01:00, 2019-05-22

Democratic unity against Trump will be short lived, says WSJ columnist: Pelosi still has 'problem on her hands' Wall Street Journal columnist Bill McGurn said Monday any unity achieved by Democrats after President Trump's Sunday tweetstorm will be short-lived, and he predicted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will still have to deal with deep divisions within her party....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Nancy Pelosi, Trying to Walk a Middle Path, Accuses Trump of a ‘Cover-Up’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation was intended to slow the building momentum toward opening an impeachment inquiry among Democrats, but it set off the president....
20:00, 2019-05-22

Pelosi accuses Republicans of tolerating Trump's unethical behavior for 'money' "Appalled" by President Trump's comments on Wednesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., called out Republicans for refusing to hold him accountable and suggested they did so in order to make money....
23:00, 2019-06-13

Journalist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump, Moonves of sexual assault Journalist and advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump and former CBS CEO Les Moonves of sexual assault in an excerpt of her forthcoming book published Friday in New York magazine....
07:51, 2019-06-22

After Trade War Truce, Trump Accuses China of Not Buying Enough U.S. Farm Products (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday accused China of “letting us down” by not promptly buying more U.S. farm products. “They have not been buying the agricultural products from our great Farmers that they said they would,” the president said on Twitter. &#...
00:00, 2019-07-12

E. Jean Carroll accuses President Trump of sexually assaulting her in mid-1990s E Jean Carroll in New York on April 9, 2006 / julieannesmo The writer E. Jean Carroll says in a new book that President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room of the Bergdorf Goodman store in New York City in the mid-1990s. A description of the alleged attack was excerpted by New Yor...
00:51, 2019-06-22

Donald Trump Accuses China, Europe Of Currency Manipulation, Stimulus US President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China and Europe of deliberately weakening their currencies and stimulating their economies to gain competitive advantages over the United States....
21:51, 2019-07-03

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disability to avoid serving in the Vietnam war.The US pres...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group and bomber task force to the region in recent weeks....
04:51, 2019-05-22

In Firing Central Bank Chief, Turkey’s Leader Trades Credibility for Growth The move by Recep Tayyip Erdogan dealt a new blow to the central bank’s credibility while threatening to intensify the nation’s wrenching economic crisis....
21:34, 2019-07-06

Trump EPA chief accuses California of bad faith in broken fuel efficiency talks Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler accused California’s top air pollution regulator Mary Nichols on Thursday of being "unwilling to be a good faith negotiator" over fuel efficiency standards that the Trump administration wants to roll back....
20:51, 2019-06-20

Jason Chaffetz accuses Dems of 'projection' in criticizing Trump's declassification plan Democrats were puffing hot air and criticized the Trump administration because they feared his declassification plan would uncover their dirty deeds....
18:17, 2019-05-25

Magazine columnist accuses Trump of sexual assault more than two decades ago, an allegation he denies E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer, said Trump attacked her in a dressing room of an upscale department store. The president called her account “fake news.”...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Pelosi hits Trump’s deal with Mexico, accuses him of ‘threats and temper tantrums’ House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., on Saturday hit parts of President Trump’s deal with Mexico on stopping migrant flows after he threatened to slap tariffs on the country -- saying that Trump was engaged in “threats and temper tantrums.”...
03:00, 2019-06-09

Democratic lawmaker Nadler accuses Trump of lying, doesn't rule out impeachment U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings....
21:34, 2019-05-29

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
00:34, 2019-05-29

Michael Wolff Accuses Trump of Making Anti-Semitic Remark in New White House Tell-All Michael Wolff, the infamous grifter/writer whose bestselling book Fire and Fury both shocked White House insiders and flopped on the speaking circuit, is back....
01:34, 2019-05-29

Longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of sexual assault in 1990s A longtime advice columnist has accused President Trump of sexually assaulting her in a New York City dressing room two decades ago, saying the episode ended only after “a colossal struggle” with the then-businessman....
23:34, 2019-06-21

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual treason' over Russia cyber warfare report US president again accuses journalists of being ‘the enemy of the people’US President Donald Trump on Saturday accused the New York Times of “a virtual act of treason” after it reported the US is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid.Current and former government officials...
09:00, 2019-06-16

Schiff requests info from intel community, accuses Trump of endangering national security House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., criticized the administration on Friday for dangerously politicizing the Intelligence Community (IC) and requested that agencies provide more information about the president's order allowing them to declassify information related to the Ru...
22:34, 2019-06-01

Columnist E. Jean Carroll Accuses Trump of Violent Sexual Assault In Harrowing NY Mag Article New York magazine’s The Cut published an excerpt on Friday from longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s forthcoming memoir What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal on Friday. In it, Carroll—whose “Ask E. Jean” column has run in Elle magazine for more than two decades—accuses President Donald T...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Trump mocks ‘staged’ greeting for Ilhan Omar, accuses media of ‘sick partnership’ with squad President Trump on Friday mocked what he described as a “staged” greeting for “Foul Mouthed” Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., in her home district -- blasting the coverage and accusing the media of forging a “sick partnership” with the freshman congresswoman and her allies. ...
15:17, 2019-07-19

Nancy Pelosi accuses Trump admin of using citizenship census question to 'Make America White Again' Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, slammed the Trump adminisration for its ongoing efforts to include a citizenship question in the 2020 U.S. Census, suggesting there's a racial component by invoking President Trump's 2016 campaign motto. ...
03:51, 2019-07-09

President Trump Accuses the New York ‘Times’ of a ‘Virtual Act of Treason’ for an Article His Own Administration Reportedly Cleared On Saturday evening, President Donald Trump accused the New York Times of treason in response to a story the newspaper claimed his administration approved. Trump responded to a New York Times story that detailed his administration stepping up attacks on Russia’s power grid in response to Russi...
18:17, 2019-06-16

E. Jean Carroll accuses Trump of rape and calls spike to National Sexual Assault Hotline After E. Jean Carroll accused President Donald Trump of rape, there was a 53% increase in calls to the National Sexual Assault Hotline, RAINN reports.        ...
07:00, 2019-06-28

Trump accuses social media companies of ‘terrible bias’ at White House summit decried by critics President Trump’s planned social media summit on Thursday sparked widespread backlash even before it began, with critics blasting the White House for convening its most controversial online allies for a political rally aimed at the 2020 election....
00:00, 2019-07-12

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
20:51, 2019-06-04

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez accuses Donald Trump of 'relying on racism to consolidate power' amid race row Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has accused Donald Trump of "relying on racism and division to consolidate power" in the latest salvo in an ongoing race row....
06:34, 2019-07-16

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always been easier to answer from Tehran’s side. The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded in frank and vociferous opposition to the U.S. It’s a bi...
14:34, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging economy....
19:00, 2019-06-23

GOP: Trump doesn’t want war with Iran Senate Republicans say that for all his bellicose rhetoric, President Donald Trump doesn't want a war — and neither do they. Some Republican hawks are pushing for an aggressive approach with Iran, arguing that military conflict may be unavoidable. Yet their vocal warnings are obscuring the fact tha...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Iran to Trump: No negotiations with US anytime soon Iran said Tuesday there would be no negotiations with the US anytime soon. “We currently see no prospect of negotiations with America. Iran pays no attention to words; what matters to us is a change of approach and behavior,” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said, according to state ...
20:34, 2019-05-28

Trump says he's not looking for war with Iran: NBC News interview President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in "obliteration."...
02:17, 2019-06-22

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a landmark nuclear deal Washington pulled out of last year....
22:00, 2019-07-08

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. Asked during an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press” if he’d meet with Iranian...
20:34, 2019-06-23

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major downturn since he pulled the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. (May 27)        ...
22:34, 2019-05-28

Trump Says He's 'In No Hurry' to Confront Iran President Trump said he called off a retaliatory military strike on Iran just 10 minutes before its planned start after learning 150 people would be killed, saying such an action would have been disproportionate to Iran’s downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone....
20:17, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Trump says if Iran wants to talk he's available The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that if Iran wants to talk, he's available....
21:17, 2019-05-30

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
07:17, 2019-06-21

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would die US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said he cancelled an airstrike on Iran with 10 minutes to go because it would not have been proportionate to have killed 150 people in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US drone.“We were cock...
17:17, 2019-06-21

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Trump says he is not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump said the U.S. was not looking for regime change in Iran after weeks of escalating tension and the deployment of additional American troops to the region....
19:17, 2019-05-27

Trump threatens war with Iran if it tries to get nukes ​President Trump shrugged off attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as “minor” but said he would wage war if Iran tried to obtain a nuclear arsenal. “I would certainly go over nuclear weapons,” Trump told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday, “and I would keep th...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Trump: 'Iran better be careful President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the U.S. national team's win in the Women's World Cup on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
12:00, 2019-07-08

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one way of working through the contradictions in your Middle East policy, but it is very expensive and h...
20:17, 2019-06-21

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
00:51, 2019-06-22

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and more to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats to US forces or interests in the region from Tehran, Iran's capital, prompt...
00:17, 2019-05-24

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Trump: Iran’s shoot-down of US drone was a ‘very big mistake!’ President Trump issued a response Thursday to Iran’s downing of a US drone in international airspace. “Iran made a very big mistake!” Trump tweeted. White House officials are set to meet Thursday to discuss how to handle the drone attack as tensions between the two countries contin...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Trump: Iran actions will be met with great force President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate. (May 20)        ...
15:00, 2019-05-21

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran with ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financial pressure....
00:00, 2019-06-03

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Senate is taking up its annual defense bill next week — a must-pass Pentagon policy measure that will ...
06:51, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the likely deaths of 150 Iranians would have been out ...
15:34, 2019-06-22

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa May and Donald Trump today....
04:34, 2019-06-04

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
13:00, 2019-06-05

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
17:17, 2019-06-21

Trump willing to negotiate when Iran is 'ready' for talks The US would "certainly negotiate" with Iran if Tehran made a move, US President Donald Trump said after downplaying the Iran threat. Separately, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said the time was not right for talks....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted....
21:34, 2019-06-20

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
03:34, 2019-06-23

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this week, the United States came within one whim of an erratic and unstable president from l...
01:17, 2019-06-23

Trump says he halted U.S. strike on Iran over possible casualties U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he called off a planned military strike against Iran because it would have been a disproportionate response to Tehran's downing of an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone, adding that more sanctions have been imposed....
16:34, 2019-06-21

| Iran warns Trump against 'illusion' of short war Iran's foreign minister has warned US President Donald Trump he is mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington seeks Nato's help to build an anti-Tehran coalition....
23:17, 2019-06-27

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. The Trump administration has rejected the notion it's moving toward war despite deploying military as...
01:00, 2019-07-02

Fin24.com | WATCH: 'Iran better be careful' - Trump President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the US national team's win in the Women's World Cup on Sunday....
22:17, 2019-07-08

Trump Says Shooting Of US Drone By Iran is "Very Big Mistake" President Donald Trump said Thursday that Tehran had made a "very big" error, after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz....
18:34, 2019-06-20

In Trump’s Iran Response, Some See a Dangerous Ambiguity As diplomats try to ratchet down tensions, some of them worry that hard-liners in Iran could be emboldened to further test President Trump’s resolve....
20:00, 2019-06-21

Pompeo: Trump doesn't want war with Iran On a visit to the U.S. Central Command in Florida, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump does not want war and is only seeking to re-establish a deterrent to Iranian threats. (June 18)        ...
00:17, 2019-06-19

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
16:51, 2019-06-14

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting Tehran's denial that it had any involvement....
03:34, 2019-06-15

Trump calls off Iran strikes at the last minute: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes against Iran on Friday in retaliation for the downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, but called off the attacks at the last minute, the New York Times reported....
12:17, 2019-06-21

The Latest: Trump, Abe, talk about Iran, sanctions TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): ___ 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he and Japanese Prime Minister have talked about Iran amid rising tension between Tehran and Washington. With Abe at his side, Trump told reporters at Akasaka Palace...
05:01, 2019-05-27

U.S. officials seek to tamp down Trump rhetoric on Iran U.S. officials who briefed Congress about Iran on Tuesday sought to convince lawmakers that President Donald Trump's administration wants to deter Tehran's aggression, not attack the Islamic republic, members of Congress said....
02:17, 2019-05-22

Iran says 'active resistance' is an antidote to Trump's warnings: TV Iran said on Thursday that "active resistance' was an antidote to U.S. President Donald Trump's warning over Tehran's commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, state TV reported....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Oil Tanker Attacks Put Trump’s Iran Red Line to the Test On May 19, President Donald Trump appeared to set a red line in a tweet: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!” Nearly a month later, Iran has put Trump’s red line to the test with apparent attacks on two foreign tan...
09:51, 2019-06-14

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
22:34, 2019-07-10

Tehran tense as Iran awaits Trump's next move The prospect of US retaliatory strikes has loomed over Iranian conversation for days. But with daily problems so desperate, reactions in Tehran to escalating tensions with the US have been somewhat muted....
02:17, 2019-06-22

Trump says 'a lot of progress' made with Iran to defuse crisis U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday "a lot of progress" had been made toward ending a volatile standoff with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program....
21:00, 2019-07-16

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Trump denies wanting Iran regime change President Donald Trump says he’s not intent on toppling Iran’s regime to stop it acquiring nuclear arms. His nominee for defense secretary Mark Esper says the US ‘needs to get back on the diplomatic channel.’...
04:34, 2019-07-17

Trump hints US will respond soon to Iran shooting down drone President Trump said at the White House Thursday that he would soon decide how the US would respond to the downing of a US drone by Iran. “You will soon find out,” Trump said as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a bilateral meeting. The two were expected to address reporters lat...
22:17, 2019-06-20

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seeking war with Iran and needed to “get back on the dip...
01:51, 2019-07-17

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Wednesday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. “Iran has just issued a ...
06:17, 2019-07-04

Is John Bolton trying to drive Trump to war with Iran? – podcast Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, was a key architect of the US invasion of Iraq in 2003. Now he is stoking tensions with Iran. Julian Borger describes how the standoff could get out of control. Also today: Katharine Viner on how the Guardian is updating its language when report...
06:51, 2019-05-22

Trump says Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down drone U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said Iran made "a very big mistake" by shooting down a U.S. military drone that Tehran said was on a spy mission over its territory, in an incident that fanned fears of wider military conflict in the Middle East....
18:34, 2019-06-20

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
03:17, 2019-06-15

For Trump, ‘Judgment Time Is Coming’ on How to Respond to Iran The shooting down of an American spy drone will test the president’s conflicting impulses between employing bellicose language and avoiding foreign wars....
07:34, 2019-06-21

President Trump: Military Action Against Iran Still ‘on the Table’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is “always on the table until we get this solved.” The president said he aborted a military strike...
00:17, 2019-06-23

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate floor Thursday morning. (June 20)        ...
18:34, 2019-06-20

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
22:34, 2019-07-16

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – but also warned that the Islamic Republic would be “...
01:17, 2019-06-23

U.S. warns Iran: Don’t mistake Trump’s ‘prudence’ for weakness _____ Iran should not take President Donald Trump’s decision to call off military strikes against the country as a sign of weakness, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday. Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem, Bolton said no one has granted Iran...
21:34, 2019-06-23

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
05:34, 2019-06-23

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake' after drone strike U.S. President Donald Trump condemned Iran's shootdown on Thursday of a U.S. military surveillance drone in what Washington said was international air space....
18:00, 2019-06-20

Trump says 'Iran made a very big mistake!' by shooting down US drone On Thursday, an Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz in an "unprovoked attack," U.S. officials said....
16:34, 2019-06-20

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
23:00, 2019-06-21

Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump was briefed Wednesday night and again Thursday morning about the incident. She says the administration also w...
16:34, 2019-06-20

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
17:51, 2019-06-21

Trump reportedly cancels attack on Iran as US planes were in the air BACK FROM THE BRINK: Last night all signs pointed to an imminent U.S. military response to Iran’s shootdown of an unmanned American spy plane Thursday morning. While President Trump was cagey with reporters yesterday, suggesting that perhaps “somebody who was loose and stupid” had given the orders, ...
14:00, 2019-06-21

Trump’s bizarre tweetstorm on his Iran decision, annotated The president confirmed he ordered the strikes but that he canceled them when he learned about the degree of the potential loss of life. Why wasn't that questions asked earlier?...
17:51, 2019-06-21

Trump: Iran's shootdown of drone maybe accidental Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose and stupid." He said it was a "new wrinkle" in escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (June 20)        ...
00:34, 2019-06-21

Trump Completely Undermines His Own Government's Case for War With Iran You know how everyone in the Trump administration, a bunch of hawks in Congress, and the nitwits on Fox News are trying to set the stage for war with Iran over the country’s alleged attacks on Norwegian- and Japanese-owned oil tankers, a dispute in which both Japan and Norway have been reluctant to ...
23:17, 2019-06-18

Trump halted military response to Iran because it was ‘not proportionate’ President Trump confirmed Friday that the US was “cocked & loaded” to launch a retaliatory strike against Iran shooting down a drone — but canceled it with 10 minutes to spare when told 150 people would die, saying it was not “proportionate” and he was “in no hurry.” “On Monday they shot down ...
20:51, 2019-06-21

US: Iran should still comply with nuke deal Trump derided WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history. Iran announced Monday it would break a limit on uranium stockpiles established by a 2015 agreement w...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Trump: Iran 'better be careful' after backing away further from nuclear deal President Trump lobbed a strong warning to Iran on Sunday after the rogue nation announced it had ratcheted up its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
06:00, 2019-07-08

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and when....
04:51, 2019-05-25

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
20:51, 2019-06-20

'Hope not,' Trump says when asked if the United States will go to war with Iran Members of Congress blasted the Trump administration for being left in the dark about details of the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
04:51, 2019-05-22

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but canceled the stri...
16:51, 2019-06-21

Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' with uranium enrichment Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, drawing a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran was "playing with fire."...
01:51, 2019-07-02

US resident freed by Iran to Trump: ‘Get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man and permanent U.S. resident who was released by Tehran after years in an Iranian prison is urging President Donald Trump and Western countries to “please get back your hostages.” In an interview with The Associated Press, Nizar Zakka says he was subjected to ...
15:51, 2019-06-12

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
01:34, 2019-05-25

Mark Levin: Stop blaming Trump for Iran "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin appeared on "Hannity" Thursday where he blasted Iran apologists in the media and defended National Security Advisor John Bolton....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
03:00, 2019-06-29

Trump administration officials brief Congress, say goal is to deter Iran After a day of closed-door briefings on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said their objective over recent days has been to deter Iran....
05:17, 2019-05-22

Trump says he still has confidence in John Bolton after scrapping Iran strike President Trump indicated on Saturday that he still has faith in his national security adviser after calling off a strike on Iran minutes before it was set to happen....
19:01, 2019-06-22

Fresh Nuclear Deal With Iran Is "A Possibility To Happen", Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
19:34, 2019-05-27

Trump warns Iran: Threats could 'come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before' President Trump lashed out at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Wednesday, ramping up tensions between the two nations over the crumbling nuclear agreement....
12:34, 2019-07-04

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two oil tankers in Gulf of Oman last week....
21:34, 2019-06-16

Trump warns Iran nuclear threats will 'come back to bite you' Caution follows Tehran’s vow to ‘put aside’ 2015 nuclear commitment on uranium enrichment levels within daysDonald Trump has warned Iran to be “careful with threats” as they can “come back to bite you” in response to Tehran’s vow that it will exceed within days its uranium enrichment level agreed un...
04:34, 2019-07-04

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
17:51, 2019-06-22

Trump: Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down U.S. military drone Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Thursday it shot down a U.S. military drone along the country's southern coast after it violated Iranian airspace, a claim rejected by the Pentagon....
19:34, 2019-06-21

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon...
19:51, 2019-07-10

Senate Rejects Curb on Trump’s Authority to Strike Iran The Senate shot down a measure that would have required President Trump to seek Congress’s approval before launching an offensive military strike on Iran....
23:17, 2019-06-28

Trump says US not seeking regime change in Iran, tones down rhetoric President Trump on Monday appeared to tone down his rhetoric on Iran and said the U.S. is not seeking a regime change just a week after he warned Tehran that a confrontation between the two countries would lead to its demise....
10:51, 2019-05-28

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
20:00, 2019-06-22

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
00:34, 2019-05-28

US President Donald Trump's Iran embargo punishes Iraqis As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the economic brunt. Judit Neurink reports from Najaf....
23:00, 2019-06-08

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they......
00:34, 2019-06-23

President Trump Suggests Iran’s Shooting of Drone Was a ‘Mistake’ (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone but suggested it was an accident rather than a strategic error. Asked about a U.S. response, he said repeatedly, “You’ll find out.” A few minu...
21:51, 2019-06-20

President Trump Says Iran Was Behind Oil Tanker Attacks, but He Still Hopes for Negotiation (WASHINGTON) — Calling Iran “a nation of terror,” President Donald Trump on Friday publicly accused the Persian Gulf nation of responsibility for recent attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Trump said Iran’s culpability was “exposed” by t...
19:17, 2019-06-14

Donald Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks – as it happened US president says Iran could not close the strait of Hormuz “for long”US blames Iran amid sanctions standoffUK businesses urged to step up preparations for no-deal Brexit 3.05pm BST Heightened tensions in the Gulf usually cause oil investors to sit up and listen. The attacks on two tankers in waters...
17:17, 2019-06-14

Iran Rebuffs Trump Assertion That U.S. Ship Downed Drone Iran denied that the U.S. Navy downed one of its drones in the Strait of Hormuz, a day after several close encounters between American warships and the Iranian military in the vital oil shipping route further raised tensions....
14:51, 2019-07-19

Sanders rips Trump over escalating tensions with Iran, says war would be 'disaster' Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday took aim at President Trump over the rising tensions between the United States and Iran, warning on Memorial Day that a military confrontation between the two countries would be more disastrous than the Iraq war....
07:17, 2019-05-28

Republicans to Trump: Don't get carried away with retaliation for Iran drone attack Congressional allies warned President Trump Thursday evening the U.S. shouldn’t retaliate against Iran’s downing of a drone in a way that could trigger a broader conflict....
07:17, 2019-06-21

President Trump Says He Called Off Strike on Iran With 10 Minutes to Spare (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump said Friday the U.S. was “cocked and loaded’ to retaliate against Iran for downing an American drone, but he canceled the missile strikes 10 minutes before they were to be executed after being told some 150 people could die. Trump tweeted Frida...
16:17, 2019-06-21

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
05:34, 2019-05-28

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, the one-...
16:01, 2019-05-25

Trump says no preconditions to talks with Iran; warns war would lead to 'obliteration' President Trump has expressed his willingness to open talks with Iranian officials without any preconditions – saying that he doesn’t want a war with the Islamic Republic, but if it comes down to an armed conflict it will be “obliteration like you've never seen before.”...
21:51, 2019-06-23

Iran stance straight from Trump's North Korea playbook The Trump administration isn't exactly hiding the fact that it's using North Korea playbook on Iran: Use a "maximum pressure" campaign -- the same nomenclature was used for Tehran and Pyongyang -- to box the adversary into a corner, then try to negotiate....
14:38, 2019-05-21

Legislators move to limit Trump's ability to strike Iran The House and Senate are considering an amendment to block President Donald Trump's ability to strike Iran militarily without congressional approval but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pushed back on the effort....
01:34, 2019-06-29

Trump’s Twists on Confronting Iran Confound Allies in Europe President Trump has taken a middling route toward Iran, neither avidly supporting diplomacy nor wanting to be so confrontational to provoke Tehran into lashing out....
11:34, 2019-06-07

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Shinzo Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to act as a mediator between the US and Iran, amid reports that the Japanese prime minister will visit Tehran next month for talks with president Has...
08:51, 2019-05-27

Trump says 'Iran did do it,' as U.S. seeks support on Gulf oil tanker attacks The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea....
01:17, 2019-06-15

Trump Makes Fresh Threats Against Iran Over Its Nuclear Program The president’s push came as Washington began pressing members of the United Nations’ atomic agency at a meeting in Vienna to take a stronger stand against Tehran....
23:34, 2019-07-10

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of bringing stability there -- a tweak on the......
10:51, 2019-06-28

Trump: If Iran closes the Strait of Hormuz, 'it's not going to be closed for long' The president blamed Iran for the recent attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, but did not elaborate on any next steps the administration planned to take in response....
16:01, 2019-06-14

Iran hits back at Trump for tweeting 'genocidal taunts' Foreign minister urges Trump to show respect, while Iranian president says only option for Tehran is ‘resistance’The Iranian foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has hit back at Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” after a strongly worded warning from Trump that Tehran should not think of attacking the US. R...
17:51, 2019-05-21

Trump: U.S. will respond with 'great force' if Iran attacks interests President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked U.S. interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite militias with ties to Tehran were behind a rocket attack in Baghdad's Green Zone....
17:34, 2019-05-21

Joe Biden blasts Trump’s Iran policy as ‘self-inflicted disaster’ Joe Biden on Thursday blasted President Trump’s Iran policy as a “self-inflicted disaster” as tensions between the US and the Middle Eastern country continue to escalate. The 2020 Democratic candidate’s remarks come hours after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down an Am...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Doug Schoen and Kennedy disagree on 'The Five' over Trump's Iran reversal Democratic pollster Doug Schoen and Fox Business's Kennedy got into it on "The Five" Friday while debating whether or not President Trump should have retaliated against Iran Thursday....
02:17, 2019-06-22

Iran refuses Trump's offer of talks unless US shows 'respect' Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has said his country won't negotiate with President Donald Trump unless the US shows Tehran "respect" by honoring its commitments under the disputed nuclear deal....
18:00, 2019-05-21

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking action to protect oil supplies....
17:34, 2019-06-18

| Trump warns Iran made 'big mistake' shooting down US drone President Donald Trump told Iran on Thursday it made a "big mistake" by shooting down a US spy drone, an incident bringing the two countries ever closer to open conflict in the world's busiest oil shipping lane....
00:51, 2019-06-22

| Trump approved strikes on Iran but abruptly canceled it - reports US President Donald Trump has approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times has reported....
00:51, 2019-06-22

Amid Iran and trade, Trump shifts talk to Air Force One WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump and Canada’s prime minister sat down for talks at the White House, a model airplane sat on the coffee table in front of them. Before Trump answered reporters’ questions about Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone, he explained that the model i...
10:17, 2019-06-21

‘I stopped it’: Inside Trump’s last-minute reversal on striking Iran The president’s abrupt decision to call off retaliation for Iran’s downing of a U.S. drone culminated 24 frenzied hours of public inconsistencies and congressional bewilderment over Trump’s intentions....
04:17, 2019-06-22

Skeptical U.S. Allies Resist Trump’s New Claims of Threats From Iran The Trump administration is laying the groundwork for major military action against Iran, but it may have a hard time rallying domestic and international support....
18:34, 2019-05-21

Trump now says he never gave final approval on nixed Iran strike President Trump said Friday that he never gave final approval to a military strike against Iran — apparently softening his earlier statement that the US was “cocked and loaded” and ready to retaliate until he called it off with minutes to spare. The president told NBC News “Meet the Press” that ther...
20:51, 2019-06-21

Senate falls short in vote to restrain Trump on Iran The effort sought to require the president to seek congressional authorization before engaging militarily with Iran, except in cases of self-defense....
20:01, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Trump warns Iran to be careful on nuke issues President Donald Trump is issuing a warning to Iran after its announcement that it has increased its uranium enrichment above the limit set by the nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015...
01:34, 2019-07-08

Top Trump administration officials to brief Senate, House on Iran on Tuesday Top officials from President Donald Trump's administration will brief the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives about Iran on Tuesday afternoon, congressional aides said, after lawmakers clamored for more information about tension between the two countries....
20:00, 2019-05-21

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Threats Can "Come Back To Bite You", Donald Trump Tells Iran US President Donald Trump warned Iran Wednesday its threats could "come back to bite" after Tehran vowed to exceed the maximum uranium enrichment level allowed by a landmark 2015 nuclear accord....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Trump Undercuts John Bolton on North Korea and Iran During a trip to Japan, President Trump contradicted John R. Bolton, his national security adviser, on North Korean missile launches and overthrowing the government in Iran....
19:00, 2019-05-28

Trump warns Iran about 'threats' after its uranium enrichment announcement President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday to "be careful with threats" after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the country would boost its uranium enrichment beyond the cap set in a 2015 nuclear deal....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Kinzinger: Trump's Iran call will 'pale in comparison' to next response Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., said Friday on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" that Iran can expect the president to act differently if another incident occurs....
06:00, 2019-06-22

Pompeo walks back Trump’s comments threatening war with Iran Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday said the US will maintain its pressure on Iran — but that President Trump does not want war. “We have been engaged in many messages, even this moment right here, communicating to Iran that we are there to deter aggression,” Pompeo told reporters ...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Democrats call for oversight after Trump's Iran airstrikes reversal Warren accused Trump of instigating ‘another unnecessary conflict’ while Biden called it a ‘self-inflicted disaster’Follow the latest in US politics – liveSenior US Democrats led the outcry on Friday against Donald Trump’s dramatic almost-launch of military action on Iran and the last-minute pullbac...
21:01, 2019-06-21

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames....
12:17, 2019-06-23

The Trump administration's dangerous fever dream about Iran | Michael H Fuchs The Iran debate in Washington is increasingly divorced from reality – and that should worry usThe Trump administration is caught in a fever dream about Iran, and the fever is becoming dangerous.In the wake of attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman – which the US blames on Iran, though questions ...
12:34, 2019-06-18

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Iran on Friday for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf despite Tehran's denials, raising fears of a confrontation in the vital oil shipping route....
19:34, 2019-06-14

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
04:17, 2019-07-11

Europeans skeptical of Trump's claim that Iran to blame in tanker attack President Trump’s claim that the oil tanker attack near the Strait of Hormuz had “Iran written all over it” was met with skepticism in Europe, with Britain’s left-wing opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn asking to see “credible evidence.”...
12:00, 2019-06-15

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a briefing on the security situation from his acting defense secretary at the White House yesterday afternoon....
15:34, 2019-05-24

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following......
18:51, 2019-06-23

Trump slams Iran as ‘nation of terror,’ blames it for oil tanker attacks President Trump on Friday called Iran a “nation of terror” as he rejected the Islamic Republic’s denials that it was behind the attacks on a pair of oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. “Iran did do it,” Trump said on “Fox & Friends” hours after the US military released grainy footage it said show...
20:51, 2019-06-14

House Democrats lead push to restrict Trump on Iran strikes The Democratic-controlled House voted Friday to put a liberalized stamp on Pentagon policy, including a bipartisan proposal to limit President Donald Trump's authority to make war against Iran....
20:17, 2019-07-12

US needs to get back on diplomatic track with Iran: Trump's Pentagon chief nominee President Trump’s nominee for Pentagon chief told Congress that he agrees with former defense secretary Robert Gates that war with Iran would be a “catastrophe” and that Washington's dispute with Tehran needs to be resolved through diplomacy....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
23:34, 2019-05-23

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama Britain's ambassador to the US described Donald Trump's abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an "act of diplomatic vandalism", it has been revealed....
05:51, 2019-07-14

Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf It’s a matter of national security to keep President Trump golfing, Meyers said. “Otherwise, he’ll spend his time threatening to start wars on Twitter.”...
17:51, 2019-05-22

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," after Tehran announced it would breach a 2015 nuclear deal....
02:00, 2019-07-04

Leaked UK memo says Trump axed Iran deal to spite Obama A U.K. newspaper has published a leaked memo in which the British ambassador claimed President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal to spite predecessor Barack Obama...
19:34, 2019-07-14

Trump Says Iran "Playing With Fire" After Nuclear Deal Limit Breached US President Donald Trump has warned that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by Washington....
09:17, 2019-07-02

Classified Iran briefing becomes heated as Trump team clashes with Democrats A classified Senate briefing on Iranian plots against the United States turned into a tense clash between top U.S. officials and lawmakers frustrated with President Trump’s strategy toward Tehran....
06:01, 2019-05-22

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
07:51, 2019-05-30

| WATCH: Trump quit Iran nuke deal 'to spite Obama' US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear pact to spite Barack Obama, according to Britain's Mail, citing the former UK ambassador to Washington. WATCH NOW....
05:51, 2019-07-16

Netanyahu says Trump knew in advance of Israel's Iran archive mission Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Tuesday that he informed U.S. President Donald Trump in advance of what Israel has described as a spy mission in Tehran last year to capture a secret Iranian nuclear archive....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' after exceeding nuclear deal limit U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran was playing with fire after Tehran said it had exceeded its limit for low-enriched uranium allowed under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
01:51, 2019-07-02

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against the Islamic Republic after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone. The sanctions move, announced on Twitter with no additional detail, came as Trump spent th...
19:17, 2019-06-23

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
01:17, 2019-06-16

President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone. The post President Trump tweets ‘Iran made a very big mistake’ in downing US drone appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:34, 2019-06-20

Iran exiles tied to top Trump advisers demand regime change WASHINGTON (AP) — Members of an Iranian exile group with ties to some of President Donald Trump’s top advisers are rallying for regime change in Iran. The demonstration comes amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. Trump claimed Friday that he had approved but then called off milit...
19:34, 2019-06-21

Trump’s Iran Response Underlines Republican Rift Over National Security The rift has rekindled debate over lawmakers’ roles in matters of war and peace and pointed up deep concerns among some Republicans, who are normally loath to criticize the president over national security....
02:34, 2019-06-22

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trump’s assertion in a Twitter post Friday morning. Tru......
03:17, 2019-06-22

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite......
15:01, 2019-05-21

U.S. House Speaker Pelosi says she is glad Trump called off Iran strikes U.S. House of Representatives' Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday she was glad that President Donald Trump called off planned military strikes on Iranian targets, saying the collateral damage would have been "very provocative."...
04:17, 2019-06-22

Washington wonders how Iran will respond after Trump abruptly cancels strike President Trump’s decision to cancel a retaliatory strike against Iran might only be a pause in the crisis that culminated Thursday in the regime’s downing of an American military drone....
08:51, 2019-06-22

"Were Cocked And Loaded": Trump's Take On Iran Attack Plan Faces Scrutiny US President Donald Trump on Friday described a nail-biting decision to call off an imminent attack on Iran in order to avoid disproportionate casualties, but the account is already facing scrutiny......
11:51, 2019-06-22

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
09:34, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
09:34, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 1-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions against Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
17:51, 2019-06-22

Trump approved strikes on Iran before abruptly changing his mind: report President Trump reportedly gave the order to bomb Iran on Thursday night in response to its “unprovoked” downing of a US drone — even going so far as to put planes in the air and ships in position to strike — before eventually changing his mind, officials say. The retaliation...
12:17, 2019-06-21

Trump Dials Saudi Crown Prince Over Iran, Rise In Oil Prices U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in......
01:17, 2019-06-22

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Trump says rejected killing people to retaliate for Iran drone strike President Donald Trump said on Friday he was about to approve strikes against Iran for the downing of an unmanned U.S. drone, but didn't like the idea of killing people in retaliation, according to an interview with NBC News....
21:00, 2019-06-21

'Cocked and loaded' - Trump calls off Iran strikes with minutes to spare Donald Trump has said the US was "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after Iran shot down one of its drones – but called off the strike because too many people would die....
17:51, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
08:51, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in......
21:34, 2019-06-21

Trump lifts curtain on call to nix Iran strikes: ‘Didn’t think it was proportionate’ President Trump revealed a remarkable level of detail Friday about the tense moments leading up to his split-second decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran for the downing of a U.S. drone -- saying he was worried about the casualties and "didn’t think it was proportionate."...
21:51, 2019-06-21

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President Donald Trump had approved then called off......
16:17, 2019-06-21

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? The view that John Bolton is driving Trump into military confrontation with America's principal foe in the Middle East is spreading across the globe.        ...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Iran didn’t ask for this crisis, but it won’t stand for Trump’s bullying | Hossein Mousavian Ramping up uranium enrichment was an inevitable response to US moves. A resolution is possible if the president changes course• Hossein Mousavian is a former member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating teamIn May 2018, the Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti...
01:51, 2019-07-08

Trump "Not Worthy Of Exchanging Messages": Iran Leader Tells Japan PM Iran's supreme leader told visiting Japanese prime minister on Thursday he does not consider US President Donald Trump "worthy" of exchanging messages with. "We have no doubt in your good will and......
23:51, 2019-06-13

U.S. to impose additional sanctions on Iran, military action still on the table: Trump Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a U.S. military drone....
18:17, 2019-06-22

Iran dismisses Trump report that U.S. Navy downed 'provocative' drone Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were accounted for, amid growing international concern that both sides could blunder into a war in the Gulf....
14:00, 2019-07-19

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
20:17, 2019-05-24

Marc Thiessen: 'Appalled' to see people blaming Trump for Iran situation While many on the left are blaming President Trump for the escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran, Marc Thiessen while appearing on "The Story with Martha MacCallum" told guest host Sandra Smith that the president was deescalating the situation and he was "appalled" over the accusations that p...
02:51, 2019-06-21

Brian Kilmeade Is Losing It Because Trump Didn't Start a War With Iran Last Night On Thursday night, President Donald Trump called off a retaliatory strike against Iranian regime targets at the last minute. The strike, which was meant to be a response to the Iranian downing of an unmanned surveillance drone, was already underway when Trump abruptly called it off, as the New…...
17:00, 2019-06-21

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, adding that military action was still a possibility....
02:17, 2019-06-23

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start on Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
23:34, 2019-06-22

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
00:00, 2019-07-09

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging economy, an apparent move to defuse tensions following the shooting down of an unmanned U.S. drone this week by the Islamic Republic....
22:17, 2019-06-22

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
21:00, 2019-06-21

Trump says US Navy destroyed Iranian drone in 'defensive action'; Iran denies it Iran on Friday denied President Donald Trump's assertion that the U.S. Navy has destroyed one of its drones, saying all of its unmanned planes were safe....
16:17, 2019-07-19

Trump's maximum pressure train hits buffers with Abe's doomed Iran mission Japan’s prime minister isn’t the first leader to regret trying to do Trump a favor – but he must have known he was taking a riskShinzo Abe’s trip to Tehran this week turned out to be one of the more ill-fated mediation efforts of recent times.What was billed as a grand gesture – the first Japanese l...
20:51, 2019-06-14

Trump right to take steps to 'deter' military action by Iran's 'outlaw regime', Cotton says The current Iranian government is an "outlaw regime" that has been waging "a low-level war against the United States for decades," and President Trump is making the right moves to deter Tehran from taking direct military action against the United States....
23:34, 2019-05-21

Trump's Iran intel wasn't exaggerated, Dems 'dead wrong' if they think so: top GOP lawmaker Democrats are "dead wrong" if they believe the White House overemphasized intelligence regarding potential threats from Iran, according to a top Republican senator....
23:51, 2019-05-22

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the US prepares to unveil a long-awaited plan for the Middle East....
18:17, 2019-05-31

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed uranium enrichment levels that were set by the Iran Nuclear Agreement in 2015....
21:34, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Trump blames Iran for oil tanker attacks and calls country a 'nation of terror' Iran’s foreign minister said US made allegations without ‘factual or circumstance evidence’ hours before Trump’s Fox News interviewDonald Trump has blamed Iran for recent attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, describing the country is a “nation of terror”.Speaking with Fox ...
17:51, 2019-06-14

Trump pulled out of Iran deal to spite Obama, U.K. ambassador said in leaked memo In the May 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. Ambassador Kim Darroch called Trump's decision to abandon the international accord "an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons" because the pact "was Obama's deal."...
00:51, 2019-07-15

House approves measure to block Trump from launching military strike against Iran The House proposal would bar the Trump administration from using any federal funds for military force "in or against" the Islamic Republic.        ...
06:17, 2019-07-13

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran in latest escalation of tensions – video report Donald Trump has said the US air force was 'cocked and loaded' to attack three Iranian targets, but he withdrew the order with 10 minutes to spare after being told the airstrikes might kill as many as 150 people. The strikes were planned in retaliation for Iran shooting down an unmanned US surveilla...
23:51, 2019-06-21

Iran's Zarif says Trump has been lured by allies into killing 2015 nuclear deal Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday Donald Trump's allies had tricked the U.S. president into killing off a 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers....
15:51, 2019-07-09

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
19:00, 2019-06-18

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" from within the Lebanese government....
15:00, 2019-07-10

Pompeo: Trump admin willing to talk to Iran 'with no preconditions' as tensions hit boiling point Just weeks after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced a renewed "pressure campaign" targeting Iran's energy sector, America's top diplomat said Sunday the Trump administration is willing to talk with Iran "with no preconditions"...
22:51, 2019-06-02

Ex-Bolton chief of staff says Trump 'responded with restraint' after Iran downed US drone President Trump acted responsibly after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over a key Middle East strait, according to a former National Security Council official....
10:00, 2019-06-21

Trump pulls back from launch of military strikes on Iran after initial approval: NYT U.S. President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks, the New York Times said....
08:34, 2019-06-21

Trump adviser: 'Iran is very likely a significant spoiler' to Israeli-Palestinian peace plan Iranian officials could sabotage U.S. efforts to broker a deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, according to one of President Trump’s top advisers on the issue....
04:34, 2019-07-09

Warren worried about ‘slide towards war with Iran’, says Trump needs to ‘come to Congress’ before taking military action Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she’s “very concerned about a slide towards war with Iran” and highlighted that President Donald Trump “has to come to Congress” for authorization before taking military action against Iran. Pointing to this week’s attacks on tankers in th...
19:34, 2019-06-15

Trump Discusses Iran Nuclear Standoff With Emmanuel Macron: White House US President Donald Trump discussed the standoff over Iran's nuclear program with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Monday, the White House said....
04:00, 2019-07-09

Congress briefed on Iran threat as Trump insists 'no indication that anything has happened or will happen' MAKING THE CASE: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the group of U.S. intelligence officials briefing members of Congress today on the evidence Iran is considering or encouraging attacks on U.S. interests in the Persian Gulf region....
19:17, 2019-05-21

Iran just took its boldest action yet against the nuclear deal to 'blackmail' US allies and isolate Trump Ludovic Marin/Reuters Iran took its boldest step yet in violation of the landmark Iran nuclear deal on Monday when it announced it will begin increasing its uranium stockpile. Experts say the move is designed to respond to the US's "maximum pressure" campaign with "maximum blackmail." Iran's announ...
01:34, 2019-06-18

Trump's hard-line approach to Iran is a 'strategic mistake,' former US energy secretary says Washington's hard-line approach to Iran risks provoking Tehran not to comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement, former U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest J. Moniz said Thursday at the Ecosperity Conference in Singapore....
10:00, 2019-06-06

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this week's attacks on oil tankers....
14:00, 2019-06-14

Trump reportedly approves military strikes on Iran — then abruptly pulls back Military planes and ships were getting ready to attack Iranian targets when the strike was called off on Thursday night, The New York Times reported....
07:17, 2019-06-21

Trump tells Iran 'be careful' after Tehran vows to boost uranium enrichment U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Iran "better be careful," hours after Tehran announced it would shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
07:17, 2019-07-08

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matter, Gen. Jack Keane claimed....
08:00, 2019-06-18

UK Envoy Says Trump Ditched Iran Deal To Spite Barack Obama: Report Britain's ambassador to Washington believed US President Donald Trump pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because it was associated with his predecessor Barack Obama, leaked documents showed......
05:34, 2019-07-14

After Placing Blame for Attacks, Trump Faces Difficult Choices on Confronting Iran The president has said Tehran will suffer if American interests are threatened. But he has been vague about what his response might be, and the administration is divided....
05:34, 2019-06-14

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle pokes fun at Trump's 'Obama-like' Iran strike reversal MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle had some fun at the expense of President Trump on Friday over his dramatic last-minute decision to call off a retaliatory strike on Iran, something she said was "Obama-like."...
14:51, 2019-06-22

‘Does the president have the power to declare war?’: Democrats grill Trump official on Iran – video The US state department's expert on Iran, Brian Hook, is on the receiving end of a series of questions by Democrats, who ask how the Trump administration views its powers to declare war. Hook stresses that the administration is pursuing diplomacy with Iran. 'No one should be uncertain about our desi...
11:34, 2019-06-20

Trump mulls proposal to beef up US troops in Middle East, as tensions with Iran flare The Pentagon on Thursday presented proposals to the White House at a meeting on sending military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran, Fox News has learned....
00:34, 2019-05-24

Trump warned Iran via Oman that U.S. attack imminent, called for talks: Iranian officials Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from U.S. President Donald Trump through Oman overnight warning that a U.S. attack on Iran was imminent....
12:17, 2019-06-21

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s violation of the 2015 nuclear agreement -- and highlighted the use of a mechanism in the U.N. resolution enshrining the deal that allows for a “snapback...
17:17, 2019-07-06

How real is Iran threat? Democrats fear Trump administration using intel to justify conflict Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday briefed members of the House and Senate behind closed doors.        ...
03:00, 2019-05-22

Trump administration bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat The Trump administration on Friday informed Congress the president plans to invoke his emergency authority to bypass the approval of Congress for arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing the threat to the United States from Iran....
03:34, 2019-05-25

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President Barack Obama lifted as part of the nuclear deal and could further expose the Iranian dictator's corrupt economic empire....
03:17, 2019-06-28

Trump approves massive arms deals to Saudi Arabia and UAE amid Iran tensions The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Saudi Arabia, citing threats the kingdom faces from Iran....
01:17, 2019-05-25

Trump insists North Korea and Iran will cave on nuclear weapons through economic necessity TRUMP RETURNS READY TO DEAL: If there was a theme to President Trump’s four-day state visit to Japan, it’s that he’s ready to deal — with North Korea, Iran, China, and even Nancy Pelosi — but he insists he’s in no rush....
19:17, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump gave 'initial approval' for Iran strikes in response to drone attack Military operation was called off, New York Times reports, as Democratic leaders warn the US could ‘bumble into a war’ with IranDonald Trump reportedly gave initial approval for the military to launch strikes on Iran in retaliation for Tehran shooting down a US drone, before pulling back at the last...
09:51, 2019-06-21

House votes to end US role in Yemen, poised to block Trump from launching Iran strike Next up: a proposal that would bar Trump from launching a military strike against Iran, which supporters predict will pass in a vote set for Friday.        ...
21:51, 2019-07-11

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
15:34, 2019-06-15

'America First' allies say Trump saved presidency from John Bolton by scrapping Iran strike Non-interventionist Trump allies are cheering President Trump's Thursday night decision to buck his most senior advisers and abandon an airstrike on Iran, saying the decision could help him win reelection while preventing a major regional war....
19:51, 2019-06-21

2020 Dems won't credit Trump for blocking Iran strike: 'Like setting a fire... and then putting it out' President Trump has faced criticism from his own party for not being tough enough on Iran, and now two of his potential 2020 opponents who are against escalation refuse to credit him for exercising restraint....
21:51, 2019-06-23

In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ BEIRUT (AP) — In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ The post In interview with The Associated Press, a US resident freed by Iran calls on President Trump to ‘get back your hostages’ appeared fi...
15:51, 2019-06-12

Omar calls for US to ‘return to table’ after report on Iran’s uranium threat, blames Trump Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, one of Congress' most vocal critics of President Trump, placed the blame squarely on the White House after Iran announced it could enrich uranium up to 20 percent -- just a step below weapons-grade level....
08:00, 2019-06-18

Trump administration may use Iran threat to sell bombs to Saudis without Congress' approval: senator U.S. President Donald Trump's administration plans to use a loophole and rising tensions with Iran to sell bombs to Saudi Arabia, even though Congress blocked such sales for months over concerns about civilian deaths in the war in Yemen, Senator Chris Murphy said on Wednesday....
02:34, 2019-05-23

Best of Late Night: Seth Meyers Says Trump’s Iran Threats Are a Good Case for More Golf It’s a matter of national security to keep President Trump golfing, Meyers said. “Otherwise, he’ll spend his time threatening to start wars on Twitter.”...
16:17, 2019-05-21

The Problem With Plastic Nothing exemplifies modernity like plastic. It’s cheap. It can be molded into all sorts of shapes and textures, dyed any color or be transparent. Unlike glass or ceramics, it can be flexible and durable, and it won’t rot or corrode like wood or metal. These qualities make it ideal for use in shoppin...
00:00, 2019-07-12

What We Know About the Navy’s UFO Problem UFOS—our U.S. Navy pilots just keep seeing them! There was one instance in 2004, first written about in 2017, which made news briefly and then dropped off everyone’s collective radar, and now a New York Times report says that there was another interception in 2014-2015. Here’s what we know about the...
03:01, 2019-05-30

No Rapinoe? No Problem, for One Day at Least The U.S. star Megan Rapinoe missed her team’s World Cup semifinal against England with a minor muscle strain, but she vowed to be ready for Sunday’s final....
01:17, 2019-07-03

Did Apple fix its Mac Pro problem? Welcome to the latest episode of Upscaled, our explainer show where we look at the components and parts that make our favorite tech better. This week, we're talking about Apple's new Mac Pro, an insanely powerful new computer that's also a majo......
19:00, 2019-07-01

When Fandom Is the Problem “Fandom”—the participatory community that grows out of a piece of media—has come to dominate pop culture. Fandom is not simply being a fan of something. Fandom is performing being a fan by creating transformative works, collecting knowledge, cosplaying, attending conventions, and, ever-increasingly,...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Trump peace plan conference is blip on Israel's radar as political, Iran crises swirl A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran....
23:01, 2019-06-27

| Trump blasted over 'racism' | Iran nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today EXPLAINER: Democrats blast Trump over 'racist' attack | Britain, France and Germany issue a joint statement over fears the Iran nuclear deal could collapse; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
18:34, 2019-07-15

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader | David Wearing Washington’s European allies need to ask themselves whether the US government has become a dangerous liabilityIrrespective of whether Iran is responsible for the recent attacks on Gulf shipping, the crisis now unfolding is fundamentally one manufactured out of thin air by the Trump administration. T...
17:34, 2019-06-19

New U.K. Memo Leak Claims President Trump Pulled Out of Iran Nuclear Deal to Spite Obama (LONDON) — A U.K. newspaper published more leaked memos from Britain’s ambassador in Washington on Sunday, despite a police warning that doing so might be a crime. In one 2018 cable published by the Mail on Sunday, U.K. ambassador Kim Darroch says President Donald Trump pulled out of an ...
17:01, 2019-07-14

Retired four-star general: Trump must 'play chess, not checkers' with Iran, keep military option on the table Retired four-star Army Gen. David Perkins said the Trump administration shouldn’t play checkers with Iran and instead work on a long-term plan to box the rogue regime – all while keeping military options on the table....
18:51, 2019-06-21

Bernie Sanders 'playing' to 'radical' base with latest Trump, Iran comments: Sen. Kevin Cramer Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is playing to his "radical" base with comments he made on the possibility of war with Iran, according to Senator Kevin Cramer, R-N.D....
23:34, 2019-05-28

FAA Bans Flights Near Persian Gulf as President Trump Orders Military Strike Against Iran Then Calls It Off The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order overnight barring U.S.-based airlines from flying over some airspace controlled by Iran. The FAA order came just as news broke that President Donald Trump had ordered a military strike against Iran on Thursday, but had called it off at th...
14:51, 2019-06-21

'Moment of truth': Trump and Iran's high-stakes game of chicken could blow up nuclear deal President Trump’s standoff with Iranian Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has led to another high-stakes game of chicken: between Tehran and U.S. allies trying to save the 2015 nuclear deal....
23:17, 2019-06-27

Trump rejects Iran’s denials that it attacked tankers, citing video released by Central Command The two tankers were targeted early Thursday in what observers said marked a serious escalation in the strategic waterway used to ship oil from the Persian Gulf. ...
15:34, 2019-06-14

Despite Trump's stance, Bolton amps up accusations of Iran sabotage, desire for nuclear weapons John Bolton accused Iran of seeking nuclear weapons and said the regime was behind the alleged sabotage of four oil tankers off UAE coast.        ...
02:51, 2019-05-30

President Trump's global juggling act puts China, Iran, Venezuela and North Korea all in play Succeeding at any one of those challenges would be a major win. Score them all and President Trump's name would be written large in history books....
04:51, 2019-05-22

Formula One Has a Penalty Problem In spite of the fact that Max Verstappen was finally able to break Mercedes’ stranglehold on the 2019 Formula One season victories and score the first race win for a Honda engine in over a decade, there is a larger story in the paddock today; F1 is quick to consider any form of contretemps penalty-w...
02:17, 2019-07-01

The World Has an E-Waste Problem As a tech-hungry nation flush with cash gets ready to upgrade to the next generation of lightning-fast 5G devices, there is a surprising environmental cost to be reckoned with: a fresh mountain of obsolete gadgets. About 6 million lb. of discarded electronics are already processed monthly at recycli...
19:17, 2019-05-23

MLB’s attendance problem is getting worse NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Rays and Miami Marlins drew 12,653 Wednesday night — combined. Baltimore, Cincinnati, Minnesota and Tampa Bay set stadium lows this year. Kansas City had its smallest home crowd since 2011 and Toronto and San Francisco since 2010. The Marlins’ average attendance is les...
08:34, 2019-05-31

The problem with buying dinosaurs Dinosaurs are in the news these days, but it’s not always for happy reasons. While paleontologists are making groundbreaking discoveries, their work is often overshadowed by outrage that yet another fossil has been auctioned off to the highest bidder. The most recent controversy involves a rare “bab...
02:00, 2019-06-22

New leaks of UK ambassador memos claim Trump pulled out of Iran deal in 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama President Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal last year in an act of "diplomatic vandalism" to spite Barack Obama, according to a new leaked diplomatic cable purportedly written by British ambassador Kim Darroch in 2018....
17:51, 2019-07-14

A wealthy Iraqi sheikh who urges a hard-line U.S. approach to Iran spent 26 nights at Trump’s D.C. hotel The unusually long stay by Nahro al-Kasnazan, who served as a paid CIA informant during the Iraq War, shows how the hotel attracts foreigners who have an agenda to pursue with the Trump administration....
22:00, 2019-06-06

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congressional approval....
14:51, 2019-07-10

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran, anti-Trump messages during 2018 election: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesday....
22:00, 2019-05-28

Ambassador to Germany: Trump deserves credit for bringing Iran to the table, is open to cutting new deal with regime The U.S. Ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, discussed America's strategy to push Iranian sanctions abroad on "Special Report with Bret Baier," and said President Trump is open to cutting a new deal with the current Iran regime....
02:51, 2019-07-17

Future Iran agreement needs 'permanent prohibition' on nukes and must address ballistic missiles, Trump's Pentagon nominee says President Trump's nominee for defense secretary said a future nuclear agreement with Iran should include a more permanent end to the country's nuclear activities and address its ballistic missile program....
21:34, 2019-07-16

The problem with sex – Science Weekly podcast Access to help for sexual problems is patchy and many fear the consequences of cuts to sexual health services could be profound. Nicola Davis investigatesPlease note: this podcast contains discussion of sexual abuseIn the UK, sexual dysfunction is far from rare: 42% of men and 51% of women reported ...
14:38, 2019-05-21

New problem discovered in Boeing’s troubled 737 Max jet A new computer problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that will further delay the plane’s return to flying after two deadly crashes, according to two people familiar with the matter. The latest flaw in the plane’s computer system was discovered by Federal Aviation Administ...
19:34, 2019-06-27

Buemi could have won Formula E title with "one less problem" Sebastien Buemi believes "one less problem" during his campaign would have been enough for the Nissan e.dams driver to win the 2018/19 ABB FIA Formula E Championship...
20:17, 2019-07-17

Starving Yemen's drug problem Noon in the Yemen. A sullen hour with the sun at its scorching zenith, the entire country is tense, on the verge of a national itch. When matters of war, and near-famine, fade to irrelevance....
22:17, 2019-05-21

A Mammoth Problem Emerges in Siberia The emergence of mammoth remains from the permafrost has turned a remote Siberian region into a magnet for scientists, tour operators and ivory traders, creating a legal challenge for authorities who want to regulate the recovery and use of the frozen remains....
19:00, 2019-07-10

Love Island has a gaslighting problem – yet again Toxic masculinity is under the microscope in the villa, with the behaviour of Michael and Curtis displaying wider societal issuesMasculinity takes many tattooed forms in Love Island and the behaviour of two housemates this week shone, once again, a TV torch on one of its darker corners: gaslighting....
16:34, 2019-07-08

The Morning After: The problem with the PlayStation Classic Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to your weekend! We'll recap a few highlight stories from the last week, plus some new items like our thoughts on Google getting out of the tablet business and a hands-on test of Tesla's latest in-car ga......
17:34, 2019-06-22

Your face is now your boarding pass. And that’s a problem. Mostly in the name of efficiency, airlines and the U.S. government are scanning the faces of people who aren’t suspected of crimes. It’s data that can be stored, tracked and, inevitably, stolen....
06:17, 2019-06-11

A.I. has a bias problem and that can be a big challenge in cybersecurity Aarti Borkar from IBM Security says artificial intelligence bias can exist at three levels: the program, the data and the people who design those AI systems....
09:17, 2019-07-17

Joy-Con Drift Is Becoming A Real Problem On The Switch For months, Nintendo Switch users have been plagued by what’s become known as “Joy-Con drift.” Although they’re not touching the joystick on their Nintendo Switch controller, the console still thinks it’s moving. With no permanent fix being offered by Nintendo, they’re just sick of it....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Election Problem Or Normal Mistake? FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18)– A new law took the Secretary of State’s power of the State Board of Election away, and it is a change she says leaves room for mistakes to be made. Some clerks are accusing her of making a big deal out of nothing. In last month’s primary, there were 50 erro...
02:34, 2019-06-07

Google Says It Will Fix Its Misleading Abortion Ads Problem This month, Google came under fire after a report revealed that it had given about $150,000 in free advertising tools to an anti-abortion organization. Google has a thorny history when it comes to providing these types of organizations with powerful platforms to reach and mislead women seeking abort...
03:17, 2019-05-22

Green bonds have a chicken and egg problem Everyone wants to buy green bonds but many issuers, concerned about cost and complexity, don’t want to sell them. Non-green issuers could be all too ready to fill the void....
00:00, 2019-06-20

YouTube has a kids problem and it's not going away The Google owned network has come under fire for showing videos to children that aren't appropriate. Children's programming is the No. 1 category on YouTube.       ...
23:00, 2019-06-19

5 brands doing their bit to combat the plastic problem As the issue of single-use plastic garners more media attention than ever before, brands are turning to eco-friendly alternative to fight the growing problem...
19:17, 2019-07-12

FAA Finds New Software Problem in Boeing's 737 MAX Boeing and federal regulators said they have identified a new software problem on the 737 MAX, further delaying the process of returning the troubled jet to service....
20:51, 2019-06-27

FX: Brazil needs to grasp the real problem The 100-day mark of Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, has recently passed; no one – not even the government itself – pretended the time had been well spent....
16:00, 2019-05-21

ESG: green bonds have a chicken and egg problem Everyone wants to buy green bonds but many issuers, concerned about cost and complexity, don’t want to sell them. Non-green issuers could be all too ready to fill the void....
14:51, 2019-06-20

| Trump hits back at UK ambassador | Iran set to break nuclear deal: WATCH the top world news videos for today Donald Trump: The ambassador has not served the UK well | Analysis: Iran to break limits on enrichment; here are the top world news videos for today....
13:51, 2019-07-08

The media has a big problem, Reuters Institute says: Who will pay for the news? News organisations are being challenged by technology giants and unsettled by a broader lack of trust but they have a much deeper problem: most people don't want to pay for online news, the Reuters Institute found....
05:51, 2019-06-12

No driver, no problem for Ariya at U.S. Women's Open A year after narrowly averting what arguably would have been the biggest ever collapse in major golf, defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn arrives at this week's U.S. Women's Open seeking to spark her game back to life....
01:51, 2019-05-29

Kemba Walker’s All-NBA nod is a problem for Knicks’ pursuit If the Knicks want to sign Kemba Walker, they might need the New York native to take quite the hometown discount. The 29-year-old Hornets guard was named to the All-NBA Third Team Thursday, making Walker immediately eligible to receive a supermax extension from the only NBA team he’s ever know...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Boeing 737 Max likely grounded until the end of the year after new problem emerges The latest holdup in the plane's troubled recertification process involves a chip failure that can cause the plane's nose to point downward....
22:34, 2019-06-28

The REDI Act: A bipartisan solution to a national problem When I graduated medical school, the joy of accomplishment quickly gave way to an uncertainty about the future. Currently, the average U.S. medical school graduate has $180,000 of debt as he or she enters residency. The figure is even worse for dental students, who graduate with over $200,000 in deb...
19:00, 2019-06-06

The Problem With 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' Niantic’s new augmented-reality game, a successor to “Pokémon Go,” brings Harry Potter wizardry to your world, but it doesn’t feel enough like a real Potter adventure....
18:00, 2019-06-30

Renault say fundamental engine problem has been fixed Daniel Ricciardo and Nico Hulkenberg can expect to be back on full power from Sunday's Monaco Grand Prix after Renault fixed a fundamental engine problem that has slowed them in recent races....
22:34, 2019-05-24

San Francisco's Office Shortage Is a Problem for Big Tech Rapid growth of big technology companies is pushing demand for San Francisco office space to new heights, leading firms to go to unusual extremes to grab workspace....
15:34, 2019-05-28

India's Single-Serve Trash Problem Plastic waste generated by the average Indian climbed 69% between 2015 and 2018, prompting the government to crack down and consumer-products giants to scramble....
20:17, 2019-07-05

Germany has a terrorism problem, foreign minister says Germany should have a weekly protest against right-wing extremism similar to "Friday's for future," Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said. He claimed that far too often, Germans turn a blind eye to right-wing terrorism....
17:00, 2019-06-22

Google’s Pixel 3a has a serious problem for some users, and there’s no fix in sight Google has been making phones for quite a few years now, both during the Nexus era when other smartphone vendors designed its devices, and especially in the Pixel era where it creates its own hardware. But even so, its Pixel phones still come with flaws, and the Pixel 3a is no exception. Some users ...
14:32, 2019-05-21

Anorexia not just a psychiatric problem, scientists find Discovery of metabolic causes opens door to new treatments for dangerous eating disorderScientists have found that the devastating eating disorder anorexia nervosa is not purely a psychiatric condition but is also driven by problems with metabolism.The finding may help to explain doctors’ poor recor...
18:34, 2019-07-15

The problem with Flash Gordon is racism – and animation won't fix it Born in an era of ‘yellow peril’ paranoia, the dagger at the heart of this story is hard to get past – a challenge Taika Waititi must overcome in the space hero’s next projectIt is not hard to pinpoint the mindset that inspired the creation of Flash Gordon’s extraterrestrial nemesis, Ming the Mercil...
02:17, 2019-06-28

My life in sex: ‘I can get an erection, no problem, but I’m simply not interested’ The man on antidepressantsI was diagnosed with a mood disorder aged 24, and have been taking antidepressants on and off ever since. I’m grateful that my medication keeps the emotional thunderstorms at bay, but what I’m not thankful for are the side-effects, which include sexual dysfunction.Friends t...
12:17, 2019-07-19

SpaceX's internet satellites could be a problem for astronomers As helpful as SpaceX's Starlink satellites may be, they could be a pain for astronomers. The Harvard-Smithsonian Center's Jonathan McDowell and others have observed that the internet satellites are bright enough to cause a "problem" for astronomy, a......
19:17, 2019-05-28

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
03:51, 2019-06-14

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did. The post Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop I...
11:34, 2019-06-13

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
21:34, 2019-06-02

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
23:17, 2019-06-20

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents. The post Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incident...
04:01, 2019-06-14

Daily Mail: Leaked cables show British ambassador saying Trump abandoned Iran deal in act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite Obama Kim Darroch, the former United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, said the Trump administration was "set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism" in its decision to abandon the Iran nuclear deal, the Daily Mail reported Saturday, citing leaked cables....
21:51, 2019-07-14

Americans think fake news is big problem, blame politicians NEW YORK (AP) — A new survey says half of U.S. adults consider fake news a major problem, and they mostly blame politicians and activists for it. A survey from the Pew Research Center released Wednesday says a majority of Americans believe journalists have the responsibility for fixing the misinform...
17:51, 2019-06-05

America is in a financial literacy crisis, and advisors can fix the problem Financial services providers are uniquely positioned to change the conversation around literacy and address the elephant in the room: the "money talk" taboo....
01:00, 2019-05-22

Gang crime still 'a huge problem,' says top criminal investigator German police have carried out a massive raid on a biker gang suspected of illegal arms trade and human trafficking. A leading detective told DW that police must adopt a long-term plan to eradicate such crime....
07:34, 2019-05-23

Report: Japan’s 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan’s 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient capital of Kyoto with her husband, who recently abdicated as emperor...
18:00, 2019-06-10

The City of London Finally Tackles Its Drink Problem Lloyd’s of London and the London Metal Exchange are bastions of sexism and boorishness. It’s great that they’ve banned alcohol, but it’s only a start....
12:51, 2019-06-16

The problem with Joe Biden's 'chummy' politics | Nathan Robinson You can be the best friend of everyone in Washington, or you can move the country towards justice. But you can’t do bothThis week, Joe Biden attracted controversy after waxing nostalgic about working alongside segregationists in the Senate. After Cory Booker suggested Biden should apologize, Biden r...
17:51, 2019-06-23

McLaren found problem in F1 testing that will help Monaco GP form Carlos Sainz Jr says McLaren's struggles in the part of the Barcelona Formula 1 track most relevant to Monaco were accentuated by a problem that only emerged in testing...
11:17, 2019-05-23

‘Without my daughter, drinking would have been a problem’: Patton Oswalt on bereavement The comedian’s life was upended in 2016 when his wife died. He discusses her role in the Golden State Killer case, the ‘shadow slog’ of grief – and the reaction to his remarriageThe sad clown. The chronic depressive comedian. It is one of the greatest cliches in showbusiness. Patton Oswalt – ebullie...
08:51, 2019-06-11

There’s a slight problem with Russia’s proposed Federation spacecraft Enlarge / A mock-up of the next-generation manned spacecraft Federation (Federatsia, Federatsiya) at the offices of Korolev Rocket and Space Corporation in 2017. (credit: Anton NovoderezhkinTASS via Getty Images) It has been more than half a century since Russia developed its last new spacecraft f...
17:51, 2019-07-15

Twitter’s simplified policies won’t help fix its underlying abuse problem Brevity is baked into the way we tweet, but now Twitter is implementing this philosophy on its own rules. The social microblogging platform has updated, reorganized, and shortened its regulations in an attempt to make it clear for users to understand what is and isn’t acceptable on the service. “We’...
19:51, 2019-06-07

Jets facing familiar problem with Quinnen Williams The Jets draft picks are reporting on Friday, but their top selection may not be among them. NFL.com reports that the Jets were hoping defensive tackle Quinnen Williams would be on a flight to the area on Thursday night, but the unsigned No. 3 pick was not. The Jets faced a similar situation last ye...
16:00, 2019-07-19

The problem with organ transplants is not enough cold, hard cash Every day 13 Americans die while waiting for a kidney transplant. This is a problem we can solve by waving a little money around. The reason we don't is that people such as Michael Sandel think it is unethical to involve something as icky as money in something as important as a life. My own ethics a...
11:34, 2019-07-16

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
18:17, 2019-05-21

'The biggest problem is greed' says conservationist Jane Goodall A tireless advocate for conservation and one of the world's most prominent primatologists, Jane Goodall travels 300 days a year, explaining why it's important to protect our environment and wildlife....
15:34, 2019-07-12

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
00:01, 2019-06-16

UNAWA study: Corruption still a problem in reformed Afghanistan Amid peace talks between the United States and Afghanistan leaders, the United Nations mission in the war-scarred nation said in a study Monday sustained efforts are still needed to weed out corruption there....
15:34, 2019-05-21

| No Neymar, no problem as Brazil begin new Copa reign As Brazil geared up for the Copa America, a Neymar-induced pall of doom and gloom threatened to scupper the host nation's chances before a ball had been kicked....
16:17, 2019-07-09

United extends ban on Boeing 737 Max after regulator finds new problem American and Southwest airlines have also cancelled flights until autumn as planemaker hurries to find a fixShares in Boeing fell on Thursday after US regulators said they had found new flaws in the company’s grounded 737 Max models, adding to delays in bringing the plane back into service.United Ai...
00:00, 2019-06-28

Sexist trolling of Ayesha Curry is a problem that goes beyond sports Following Game 2 of the NBA Finals, one Raptors fan made vulgar comments towards the Toronto-born celebrity chef, who is married to Golden State player Steph Curry....
08:51, 2019-06-05

The yuan is creeping toward 7 against the dollar, and that could be a problem for some Chinese firms The yuan has inched toward 7 to the U.S. dollar, as the trade war worsens — and that could mean real economic costs for China and its businesses, experts say....
10:34, 2019-05-31

Why Taylor Swift Has No Problem Defending Herself--No Matter the Cost As Taylor Swift approaches her upcoming 30th birthday, happening on December 13 of this year, she's begun taking stock of the things she's learned over the course of her first three......
15:51, 2019-07-02

How fixing the Bay Area housing problem can raise wages across the US Joe Lonsdale, founding partner of 8VC, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the new wave of wealth generated by the IPO book, which is putting pressure on an already tight housing market in Silicon Valley....
17:51, 2019-05-21

Twitch Still Hasn't Fixed Its Racist Emote Problem During a recent stream hosted by prominent leftist streamer Hasan Piker, a familiar scene unfolded. He was talking about a 1985 trip Bernie Sanders took to Nicaragua when his Twitch chat started spamming the “Cmonbruh” emote, an image of a skeptical-looking man. The reason they did it? Because the m...
06:51, 2019-06-05

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World You may have heard of the famous P versus NP problem. If you can prove or disprove its cryptically short equation, you’d be a million dollars richer—and maybe even billions of dollars richer, depending on your scruples. Read more......
00:17, 2019-07-03

No grass courts? No problem, says Wimbledon king Djokovic "Lack of grass courts in Serbia will not be detrimental to Novak Djokovic\u0027s bid to defend his Wimbledon title, the world number one said in the early stages of his training for the July 1-14 tournament at the All England Club."...
21:00, 2019-06-27

The government, the biggest cause of the student loan crisis in the US, needs to fix this problem Governments need to find the resources to help families make smarter financial decisions about college during children's high school years. That way, young people will enjoy a great education with less debt and better financial outcomes....
15:17, 2019-05-21

Elon Musk says he has deleted his Twitter page. There's just one problem Elon Musk has left his 27 million followers confused by claiming he has deleted his Twitter account - despite his profile remaining live for all to see....
17:00, 2019-06-17

Social media critics no problem but not granny, says Kuchar Matt Kuchar might have been able to shrug off withering social media criticism after paying less than the going rate to his stand-in caddie, but disappointing his grandmother was a whole different matter....
05:51, 2019-07-11

Snakebites kill around 200 people per day — now the WHO plans to tackle the problem The World Health Organization has a plan to reduce deaths and disability from snakebites by half. It's ambitious but possible, snakebite experts say....
19:00, 2019-05-23

Report: Japan's 84-year-old former empress has heart problem Reports say Japan's 84-year-old former Empress Michiko has a heart problem that needs monitoring, but can go ahead with a planned trip to the ancient capital of Kyoto with her husband, who recently abdicated as emperor....
16:34, 2019-06-10

UA law students help create website to curb eviction problem TUCSON — Antonio Coronado hopes the new web tool https://hellolandlord.org/ will be a cyber middleman “It’s the beginning of the conversation, it’s opening the door of that conversation,” he said. Coronado is one of the law students at the University of Arizona’s ...
07:01, 2019-07-01

First flight for Boeing 777X delayed due to engine problem The longest passenger jetliner in the world made its debut this spring -- but we won't see the Boeing 777X take to the skies until the end of the year....
22:51, 2019-06-18

US Open’s leading amateur has no problem missing graduation PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Brandon Wu is scheduled to graduate from Stanford on Sunday, but he has other plans: attempting to finish as the low amateur in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. The 22-year-old from Scarsdale, who just completed his senior season on the NCAA-champion Stanford golf team, continue...
12:17, 2019-06-16

Five episodes in, Stranger Things 3 has a classic sequel problem “Chapter Five: The Flayed” opens with a thrill ride, there’s no denying it. As Starcourt’s “secret room” plunges (as Steve poetically puts it) “halfway to hell,” our heroes’ screams rise over the screeching of metal on metal as their elevator car drops. (Dustin’s scream alone is bloodcurdling; hats ...
19:17, 2019-07-05

Democrats want to solve an inequality problem that doesn't exist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., tells us that wealth inequality is at grotesque and immoral levels. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., has a plan to tax everyone lots and lots to solve this. The slight problem is that the Federal Reserve tells us that wealth inequality isn't at those high levels. In fact, ...
07:00, 2019-06-18

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
11:51, 2019-06-21

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
05:17, 2019-07-14

US Won't Dare Attack Iran: Iran Revolutionary Guards Commander The United States and its supporters do not dare attack Iran because of its "spirit of resistance", a senior Revolutionary Guards commander was quoted on Wednesday as saying....
04:34, 2019-05-23

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said he called off a strike at the 11th hour....
20:00, 2019-06-22

Turkey accuses Iceland of disrespect "Turkey accused Icelandic officials on Monday of showing disrespect to its visiting soccer team, after players said they were kept waiting at passport control for three hours and had their bags searched."...
19:34, 2019-06-10

U.S. Accuses Russia After a Harrowing Encounter at Sea The U.S. Navy accused Russia’s military of unsafe and unprofessional operation at sea after a Russian destroyer came within 100 feet of an American-guided missile cruiser in the Philippine Sea....
18:00, 2019-06-07