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With Bolton whispering in Trump’s ear, war with Iran is no longer unthinkable | Owen Jones

Antiwar activists must do everything they can to prevent it, and that includes pressuring US alliesIt was a deception that would lead to millions of civilian de...

With Bolton whispering in Trump’s ear, war with Iran is no longer unthinkable | Owen Jones

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How to stop climate change? Nationalise the oil companies | Owen Jones Extinction Rebellion got the ball rolling, but more radical action is now necessary if humanity is to surviveIf only the Daily Express was right. That is not a sentence I ever expected to type. “Extinction Rebellion protests have WORKED as MPs succum...
22:00, 05/01/2019

John Bolton Is So Close to War With Iran He Can Taste It On Sunday night, the White House announced that the Pentagon will deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region “in response to a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnin...
08:13, 05/06/2019

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...
14:13, 05/22/2019

Trump says he doesn't want war with Iran. Is John Bolton driving the US into a conflict anyway? John "Bolton in many ways is from central casting if you were looking for a consummate hawk," said Mark Dubowitz, an Iran analyst who advised Trump.        ...
04:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from Iran and to show the United States will retaliate with "unrelenting force" to any attack, national se...
14:52, 05/06/2019

Bolton: The US will deploy carrier and bombers to Middle East in warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. interests or its allies will be met with force, the U.S. national security advisor said....
03:39, 05/06/2019

Sen. McSally defends John Bolton on Iran, says US doesn't want war: 'Stop playing politics' U.S. Sen. Martha McSally on Wednesday blasted those who've criticized National Security Adviser John Bolton as a "war monger" amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran....
06:13, 05/16/2019

An incovenient truth: The road to retirement means working longer and longer The days of traditional retirement may be over. Potential retirees at the lower and middle end of the economic spectrum simply can't afford to stop working given the higher costs of health care and housing....
00:13, 05/07/2019

‘A demanding perfectionist’: how Gino Pozzo did the unthinkable at Watford Watford have gone from winding-up order to an FA Cup final under Pozzo but at his other club, Udinese, fans are unhappyAt the Maracanã on Wednesday Fluminense found themselves 1-0 down to Cruzeiro in the Copa do Brasil with a few minutes remaining. A...
18:26, 05/17/2019

A Great New Reason to Bleed the Trumps Dry A new Guardian report published on Monday found that new New York City environmental regulations are set to begin costing the Trump Organization millions of dollars in fines unless they renovate their buildings....
00:00, 05/14/2019

CREW: Trumps meetings with Putin, Kim broke the law President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, White House Adviser Jared Kushner, allegedly broke the law by "intentionally" failing to keep records of meetings with foreign government officials, according to court documents...
11:13, 05/08/2019

10,000 bogus claims: Trump’s assault on the truth reaches an unthinkable milestone One of the ways Trump has rewritten the political playbook: He has made a substantial portion of the country believe that, as long as you agree on policy or have a common enemy, the truth doesn't matter....
21:39, 04/29/2019

The Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump and his wife Melania paid tribute to military mothers at the White House on Friday. (May 10)        ...
02:00, 05/11/2019

Jake Owen and Erica Hartlein Welcome a Baby Girl Monday was a day of gold for Jake Owen. The country crooner and his girlfriend Erica Hartlein have officially welcomed their first child together, the star sweetly confirmed on Twitter......
18:52, 05/02/2019

After Two Decades, Owen Hart's Death Is Still WWE's Darkest Hour If you were a wrestling fan on May 23rd, 1999, you were probably doing one of three things. One of those was watching WWE’s latest pay-per-view event, Over the Edge. Another was using “scramblevision” to listen to that event by tuning a TV or VCR wit...
20:26, 05/23/2019

Trumps honor military mothers at White House President Donald Trump called military mothers "the backbone of America" on Friday when he and first lady Melania Trump welcomed them to the White House for a celebration....
05:39, 05/11/2019

John Bolton: the man driving the US towards war … any war Donald Trump’s national security adviser is stoking tensions with North Korea, Iran and Venezuela, in line with decades of taking the most hawkish position on any given issueThe US is now engaged in three major confrontations around the world that ha...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Bassini's proposed takeover off, say Bolton "Bolton Wanderers have ended discussions with Laurence Bassini over a proposed takeover, the Championship side have said, after the former Watford owner failed to present a funding package to the English Football League (EFL) despite a deadline exten...
10:52, 05/03/2019

U.S. Agreed to Pay for Warmbier Release but Never Did, Bolton Says National security adviser John Bolton acknowledged that the U.S. had promised to pay North Korea for the release of American college student Otto Warmbier in 2017, but he said the U.S. never made any payment....
00:52, 04/29/2019

Trump says Bolton doing a good job but has to temper him U.S. President Donald Trump, facing the possibility of military confrontations with both Iran and Venezuela, said on Thursday that he sometimes serves as a counterbalance to his hard-charging national security adviser, John Bolton....
05:13, 05/10/2019

Trump says Pompeo and Bolton are 'doing a great job' President Trump on Friday reassured his audience that his relationship is solid with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton, despite what he said were "false messages" from the media....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Is John Bolton the most dangerous man in the world? | Ben Armbruster The US is closer to war with Iran than it has been since the Bush years, or perhaps ever. And Bolton is largely to blameDonald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton wants the United States to go to war with Iran. Related: Merkel: Europe must ...
13:39, 05/16/2019

Bolton's postponed game will not be played this week - EFL "Bolton Wanderers\u0027 postponed Championship fixture against Brentford will not be played this week, the English Football League (EFL) said on Tuesday."...
15:13, 05/01/2019

Shanahan, Pompeo and Bolton meet on Venezuela Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he and other senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team have met with the commander of U.S. Southern Command to discuss Venezuela....
19:52, 05/03/2019

Bolton placed into administration after rejecting Bassini takeover • Championship club’s winding-up order adjourned again• Chairman critical of former Watford owner’s ‘time wasting’Bolton have been given more time to sort out their financial affairs by a judge at an Insolvency and Companies Court hearing in London o...
14:26, 05/08/2019

Bolton: US calling for halt to Venezuelan violence National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. does not want a repeat of the violence that marred protests Tuesday. (May 1)        ...
18:26, 05/01/2019

Bolton's Championship game against Brentford called off - EFL "Bolton Wanderers\u0027 home Championship game against Brentford will now not take place and the visitors will be awarded three points on the basis of a 1-0 victory, the English Football League (EFL) said on Friday."...
22:39, 05/03/2019

Bolton will start next season in League One with a 12-point deduction • Points deduction enforced after Bolton appoint administrators• EFL confirms sanction with club owing more than £1m to HMRCBolton Wanderers will start next season in League One with a 12-point deduction after going into administration, the EFL has a...
23:52, 05/13/2019

Pompeo to speak with Russian counterpart on Venezuela: Bolton U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to speak with his Russian counterpart on Wednesday amid tensions over the political situation in Venezuela, White House national security adviser John Bolton said in television interviews....
15:39, 05/01/2019

English soccer club Bolton set for bankruptcy protection BOLTON, England (AP) — One of English soccer’s most historic clubs is set to be placed in bankruptcy protection after a failed takeover bid. If financially stricken Bolton is placed under the management of administrators, it would result in a p...
16:52, 05/08/2019

Bolton say proposed takeover of club by Laurence Bassini is off • Wanderers will not enter into further discussions with Bassini• Brentford match to be played after end of seasonThe proposed takeover of Bolton Wanderers by the former Watford owner Laurence Bassini is off after the club issued a statement saying “...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Bolton presses key aides to Venezuela's Maduro to abandon him U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Tuesday singled out three senior aides to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro who he said must make good on commitments they purportedly made to the opposition for a peaceful transition away from Maduro'...
00:13, 05/01/2019

Bolton plunges into deeper crisis after takeover scrapped BOLTON, England (AP) — Bolton has been plunged into a deeper crisis after a potential takeover of the financially stricken English team was scrapped. The northern club, which was one of the founding members of the English league, says it has ended ne...
23:00, 05/02/2019

How John Bolton Became Trump’s Attack Dog on Foreign Policy The tip came in from Israeli intelligence: Iran was preparing to attack U.S. or allied forces in Iraq and Syria. U.S. military commanders’ responded by rushing a flotilla of American warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf — enough firep...
18:00, 05/07/2019

Bolton Wanderers set up emergency food bank to help unpaid staff Staff have gone without wages for two weeks‘It has hit home hard,’ says Bolton’s club chaplainBolton Wanderers have set up an emergency food bank to help staff who have gone unpaid for two weeks.The club’s Community Trust has received food and essent...
14:39, 05/14/2019

| Relegated Bolton confirm administration and face 12-point penalty Relegated Championship side Bolton Wanderers have announced the appointment of administrators, with the club set for a 12-point penalty at the start of next season....
20:26, 05/13/2019

John Bolton on violent clashes in Venezuela: 'There’s a lot at stake' for 'the hemisphere as a whole' As the unrest continued in Venezuela on Wednesday, National Security Adviser John Bolton said on “Fox & Friends,” “There’s a lot at stake here for the people of Venezuela but for the hemisphere as a whole.”...
19:13, 05/01/2019

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security a...
10:26, 05/22/2019

U.S. envoy signed North Korea document to pay for Warmbier's care: Bolton The United States signed a document agreeing to pay North Korea for the care of American Otto Warmbier but never paid the $2 million Pyongyang demanded, White House national security adviser John Bolton said on Sunday....
21:39, 04/28/2019

Ajax, Messi, Bolton and a weekend preview – Football Weekly Extra Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Paul Doyle and Paolo Bandini discuss Ajax’s whirlwind win at Spurs, Liverpool’s defeat to a Messi masterclass, Football League permutations, Bolton and detectives at the snookerJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitte...
19:26, 05/02/2019

Trump praises Bolton amid suggestions he's frustrated with his hawkish adviser President Trump on Thursday indicated that talk he is growing frustrated with national security adviser John Bolton is untrue, describing his famously hawkish aide as giving him "good advice."...
22:52, 05/09/2019

How to Make Your Weekends Seem to Last Longer Weekends can be a bit of a let-down. You’ve had a long week, so you want to relax. But there’s also laundry to catch up on, grocery shopping to do and soccer games to attend. Before you know it, Sunday evening is creepin’ up and you feel anything but...
00:26, 05/17/2019

Russia on top of WADA agenda but maybe not much longer Russia will again be at the top of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) agenda when the Foundation board meets on Thursday but maybe not for much longer....
22:00, 05/15/2019

Crude Oil and U.S. Stocks: No Longer in Sync? There was a time (not long ago) when market observers talked about a correlation between oil and stocks. Recently, however, oil seems to be doing its own thing. ElliottWaveTV asked our Energy Pro Service editor, Steve Craig, for his take....
14:52, 05/01/2019

Snakeybus Challenges You To Drive A Bus That Keeps Getting Longer In Snakeybus, as in life, you are your own greatest enemy. The game, in which you drive a winding, multi-sectioned bus that grows longer every time you drop off passengers, skillfully communicates a busload of resonant platitudes. Don’t look back, le...
06:52, 05/16/2019

Lenovo's latest ThinkPads last even longer between charges Lenovo has announced the newest additions to its ThinkPad line-up, each boasting improved battery life and increased performance neatly packaged in slim models under three pounds. The T495, T495s and X395 come with up to the 2nd gen AMD Ryzen 7 Pro m...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Winter may be coming, but Dornish wine won't be for much longer Winemaker Thibault Bardet is such a fan of "Game of Thrones" that he decided to make a wine as close as possible to Dornish, the wine favored by the dwindling number of Lannisters, Starks, Baratheons and Targaryens the HBO series hasn't killed off y...
09:39, 05/08/2019

Windows dual booting no longer looking likely on Pixelbooks Enlarge / Google's Pixelbook. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Just under a year ago, there were signs that Google was modifying the firmware of its Pixelbook laptop to enable dual booting into Windows 10. The firmware was updated to give the Pixelbo...
11:26, 05/16/2019

Hugo Barra is no longer in charge of Facebook VR Facebook's executive shuffle in its VR team continues. The company's vice president of VR, Hugo Barra, is stepping down from the role to take a new position "building a global AR/VR partner ecosystem" within the company. Erick Tseng, Face...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Apple is no longer selling LG's UltraFine 5K display It looks like Apple has unceremoniously dropped another third-party display option from its online store. 9to5Mac noticed the LG UltraFine 5K display appears to be no longer available for purchase from Apple. This comes just a few weeks after Apple s...
22:26, 05/09/2019

Albert Pujols says he no longer wants his 2,000th RBI baseball "He can keep it," Albert Pujols said of the baseball that represents his 2,000th RBI, which is currently in the possession of a Tigers fan.        ...
07:00, 05/11/2019

Victoria's Secret says TV no longer 'right fit' for lingerie show The annual Victoria's Secret fashion show, known for its jewel-encrusted bras and supermodels sporting huge angel wings, is bidding farewell to network television....
03:13, 05/11/2019

Fast walkers may live longer, study says People whose body weight range from underweight to obese have a longer life expectancy if they walk more briskly compared to those in the same weight category who don't....
01:39, 05/16/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact....
07:00, 05/10/2019

Iran's top general tells Iraqi militias to prep for 'proxy war' amid US-Iran tensions A top Iranian general has told Iran-backed militias in Iraq to “prepare for proxy war” in the wake of heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S., which accused the militias of moving missiles toward American forces....
14:52, 05/17/2019

New additive yields longer-lasting lithium batteries As electric vehicles and other battery-powered technologies proliferate, scientists are searching for ways to make energy storage safer and more resilient....
14:53, 04/28/2019

Study finds fast walkers are ‘more likely’ to live longer Faster walkers are more likely to live longer, researchers say. And the theory holds true regardless of body weight or obesity status. Brisk walkers hit speeds of 3mph — about 100 steps a minute and, in general, they will overtake most other walkers....
22:00, 05/17/2019

Psychology: A happy partner is the elixir of longer life When your partner is content, you can be sure of pleasant company. But not only that — a study suggests when your partner's happy, you live longer too. So what's to do if you live with a sourpuss?...
13:52, 05/20/2019

Brainard: Fed should consider targeting longer rates in a future downturn A top Federal Reserve official said on Wednesday she wants to explore whether the central bank, in a future downturn, should begin targeting explicit levels for longer-term interest rates as a way to add more stimulus to the economy....
16:13, 05/08/2019

Keen sense of smell linked to longer life (Reuters Health) - Older adults with a poor sense of smell may die sooner than their counterparts who have keen olfactory abilities, a U.S. study suggests....
01:26, 04/30/2019

Orioles’ commentator can no longer fathom Gleyber Torres The rest of the Yankees can probably take the night off. Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez have it from here. Torres cranked his 11th and 12th homers of the season on Wednesday night in Baltimore, bringing his season-total against the lowly Orioles to ...
03:13, 05/23/2019

Anti-ageing drugs are coming that could keep you healthier for longer Longevity research is no longer aimed at prolonging lives, it is trying to keep us fit right until the end. New anti-ageing drugs may finally be here to make that happen...
14:51, 04/28/2019

Hedge Funds No Longer Stars of Their Flashiest Conference The hedge-fund standouts Ken Griffin, Steve Cohen and Paul Singer stayed away from this year’s SALT conference, organized by investor and ex-White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci....
18:00, 05/10/2019

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity KAIBETO, Ariz. (AP) — A project to connect homes on the country’s largest American Indian reservation to the electric grid is wrapping up. Utility crews from across the U.S. have volunteered their time from March through May to hook up about 30...
18:13, 05/18/2019

Democrats Are No Longer Afraid of a Trillion-Dollar Price Tag. Here’s Why When the Obama Administration set out to design a stimulus to stop the economy from a freefall in 2009, word came back from Republican and Democratic moderates in Congress that it couldn’t exceed $800 billion. That didn’t stop many of its...
04:52, 05/09/2019

One app update could make the battery on your Android phone last longer In theory, the ability for mobile apps to run in the background is a welcome one. It’s a pain to have to fully reload an app every time you want to use it, and background apps have made this issue mostly obsolete. But this functionality occasio...
08:00, 05/18/2019

On May 20th, the kilogram will no longer be defined by a lump in France On May 20th, World Metrology Day, the scientific community will officially change the definition of the kilogram. For 130 years, the kilo has been defined by a physical cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy, known as Le Grand K and stored in a vault out...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Biden's been in politics longer than any US presidential nominee ever. Here's why that matters If Democrats pick Joe Biden as their next presidential nominee, he will set a new standard for political longevity. In the process, he will provoke complex questions about relevance, age and shifting political attitudes in the US....
01:00, 05/15/2019

Vice will no longer honor parts of controversial ads blacklist Vice is whitewashing parts of its ads blacklist. For years it’s been common practice for ad agencies, trying to avoid controversy, to list certain editorial topics that they don’t want their client’s content to appear next to. The little-known list o...
16:00, 05/02/2019

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....
03:39, 05/23/2019

Trump's "Genocidal Taunts Won't End Iran," Says Iran Foreign Minister Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Monday the "genocidal taunts" of US President Donald Trump will not "end Iran", as tensions spike between the two countries....
20:52, 05/20/2019

Summer Kitchen Hacks: How To Keep Mint Leaves Fresh For Longer Kitchen Hacks: Indian mint is consumed in dishes and drinks, and used in ancient home remedies. Here's how to keep this summer essential fresh for longer....
14:53, 04/28/2019

When are Payless stores closing? It depends but some are staying open longer Payless ShoeSource originally said all U.S. stores would close by the end of May 2019. Now the footwear chain says some stores will be open in June.        ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Google's next-gen Glass eyewear lasts longer and runs on Android The third generation of Google Glass has arrived for tech-savvy workers. Google has introduced Glass Enterprise Edition 2 eyewear that largely sticks to the familiar formula on the outside, but should be far more powerful both in hardware and softwar...
21:13, 05/20/2019

ICC will no longer refer Jordan to U.N. for failure to arrest Sudan's Bashir The International Criminal Court will not refer Jordan to the U.N. Security Council for its failure to arrest Sudanese war crimes suspect Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in 2017, judges said on Monday, reversing an earlier decision....
14:52, 05/06/2019

Worries of longer, costlier U.S.-China trade war hits markets Worries that the United States and China were digging in for a longer, costlier trade war weighed on financial markets on Monday as Beijing accused Washington of harboring "extravagant expectations" for a deal to end their dispute....
03:13, 05/21/2019

Former Deadspin Boss Tim Marchman No Longer Making Queso Fundido After many years of service, first as the features editor and editor-in-chief of Deadspin and later as the head of GMG’s Special Projects Desk, Tim Marchman has left us. We come now to send him off in the only way we know how: by roasting his ass....
03:52, 05/07/2019

Total War: Three Kingdoms hands-on — Combat is no longer an imperial pain Total War: Three Kingdoms' combat felt messy in initial previews, but tweaks during the games delay have it feeling like a Total War game should.Read More...
14:39, 05/07/2019

Despite Markets' Jitters Over Trade, Signs of Longer-Term Fear Are Few Many consumers and money managers have indicated they remain upbeat about the future, despite concerns about the trade impasse between the U.S. and China crimping global growth....
16:26, 05/23/2019

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-term plan to support President Donald Trump's immigration policies....
20:13, 05/11/2019

Budget office warns of longer waits, less access under Medicare for All Act The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday released an analysis that warned a fully government-financed healthcare system could result in "increased wait times and reduced access to care" if there weren't enough providers to meet the increase in pa...
15:26, 05/02/2019

Two-thirds of the world's longest rivers are no longer free-flowing Just more than a third of the planet's longest 234 rivers are still free-flowing, according to a new survey. The majority are interrupted by dams and reservoirs....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will no longer accept gifts from Sackler family The moves comes after other leading cultural institutions, including the Guggenheim in New York and the Tate in London, said they would cut ties with the family....
15:52, 05/16/2019

Warriors’ small ball ‘lineup of death’ is no longer lethal Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Andre Iguodala and Draymond Green have shared 145 minutes of court time during the playoffs and are barely breaking even....
19:39, 05/08/2019

Tips To Keep Chapati Dough (Atta) Fresh And Soft For Longer Chapatis are wildly popular across the Indian subcontinent and are prepared at least two times in the day. This is why the dough is prepared in bulk and can be used throughout the day....
16:00, 05/13/2019

Guaido: 'The armed forces no longer back Nicolas Maduro' Venezuela's self-proclaimed interim president, Juan Guaido, says the army now backs a change of government. Guaido told DW that the military is no longer on the side of President Nicolas Maduro....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Exercise May Help Teens Sleep Longer, Better: Eat These Foods To Boost Stamina According to a recent study, published in Scientific Reports journal, workout and exercise not only helps in promoting endurance and strength, but may also help improve the quality of your sleep at......
11:39, 05/23/2019

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....
03:13, 05/20/2019

Trump tweets threat: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the end of Iran' Incendiary message follows disavowals of intent from both sidesOpinion: Trump supporters don’t want war with IranDonald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats yet to Tehran, warning that “if Iran wants to fight, that will be the official en...
01:13, 05/20/2019

Sooner or later, Americans will get fed up with the Jones Act The maritime industry may not like being compared to the Sicilian Mafia, but there is an element of truth to this analogy when considering the quick about-face President Trump made recently on the 99-year-old protectionist law known as the Jones Act....
13:26, 05/23/2019

In Jones the Giants Trust, Even if Few Others Do Who is Daniel Jones? That was the question at the N.F.L. draft Thursday night. The answer will determine whether he and the man who selected him have a future with the Giants....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Deadspin Daniel Jones, Huh? Deadspin Daniel Jones, Huh? | The Muse Taylor Swift Attempts Mary Poppins Fanfic in ‘ME!’ | Splinter Jack Dorsey Called Ilhan Omar and Refused to Do Anything Useful | The Root Redlining: The Origin Story of Institutional Racism | Film Ready to talk a...
19:13, 04/28/2019

James Beard Awards 2019 announced: NYC no longer the culinary capital Let’s just stay in tonight. The James Beard Foundation Awards were announced last night, handing out what some call the Oscars of the food world. And even though New York City may be home to the best new restaurant — congrats to Tribeca’s...
03:39, 05/08/2019

Rich white men rule America. How much longer will we tolerate that for? | Nathan Robinson Minority rule has always been a feature of American democracy. These days, however, it is getting worseThe core democratic principle is that people should have a meaningful say in political decisions that affect their lives. In Alabama, we’ve just se...
18:39, 05/20/2019

Daniel Jones already following Eli Manning’s playbook One of the hallmarks of Eli Manning’s existence with the Giants is his unfailing refusal to point the finger at his teammates. A receiver runs a wrong route, Eli explains it another way. There is a dropped pass, Eli says he could have put the ball in...
11:39, 05/05/2019

Updates From It: Chapter 2, Jessica Jones, and More Disney+’s Lady and the Tramp will make some tweaks to one of the film’s most controversial songs. Jessica Jones’ final season gets an ominous tease. Get a new look at DC Universe’s Stargirl. Plus, what’s to come on The Twilight Zone and Krypton, and ...
16:52, 05/07/2019

What Daniel Jones’ ex-mates have to say about Giants’ new QB If you care to learn about the essence of the man and the quarterback, you talk to his Duke teammates, who will gladly tell you why they loved Daniel Jones, and why the Giants will, too: He is tough LB/roomate Ben Humphreys: “[WR] T.J. Rahming was in...
11:39, 05/05/2019

It’s time for the Giants’ first look at Daniel Jones There are always a range of emotions coursing through the building the week after the NFL draft — when the rookies selected gather for the first time at the team facility, check out the locker room, get fitted in blue Giants gear and hit the field fo...
06:26, 05/03/2019

Giants GM: 2 teams would pick Jones by No. 17 Giants general manager Dave Gettleman insists that New York couldn't have waited until pick No. 17 to take Daniel Jones, saying two other teams intended to select the quarterback earlier in the first round of the NFL draft if he had been available....
18:00, 04/28/2019

Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham are no longer concerned by finishing above Arsenal... titles are now the focus Mauricio Pochettino says it is no longer a concern of his to finish above Arsenal in the Premier League, insisting that Tottenham now have bigger priorities....
14:13, 05/03/2019

OnePlus Bullets Wireless 2 are released with longer battery life, BT 5.0, and good price Besides the new 7 Pro phone edition, OnePlus today updated its wireless earphone line, too, with the Bullets Wireless 2. A triple-driver affair they bring enhanced mids and highs, while leaving the excellent base of their predecessors on board.The ot...
04:13, 05/15/2019

Why those who know Daniel Jones best believe Giants got a QB ready for Big Apple Giants love the physical gifts and the mental makeup of QB Daniel Jones, their No. 6 pick. Those closest to Jones believe he is up to the challenge.        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

Facebook and Instagram ban Alex Jones and other far-right extremists Facebook is continuing with its stricter responses to hate and violence. Both Facebook and Instagram have banned several predominantly far-right personalities and groups, including Infowars, its creator Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan, Laura Loomer, Paul...
21:39, 05/02/2019

Leslie Jones tears into Alabama abortion law Alabama's new anti-abortion law drew the fire of "Saturday Night Live" star Leslie Jones, who proclaimed, "You can't tell me what to do with my body" on the show....
03:26, 05/20/2019

Daniel Cormier aims for third shot at Jon Jones: 'It's all I want' UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier wants one more shot at Jon Jones before he retires from MMA. Here are comments, plus the best moments from the latest episode of Ariel Helwani's MMA Show....
04:00, 05/07/2019

Bolton on Venezuela: 'All options on the table' President Donald Trump's national security adviser said the White House hopes the uprising in Venezuela will lead to a peaceful transition of power, but he says "all options are on the table." (April 30)        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Webpage showing corporate sponsors of event for anti-LGBT Brazil president no longer available The Brazilian Chamber of Commerce webpage that details corporate sponsors of its Person of the Year event honoring president Jair Bolsonaro, who has made offensive comments about the gay community, is no longer available....
23:00, 05/03/2019

Customizable Pixel phone cases are no longer a thing, as Google quietly halts sales Google had plenty of neat stuff to announce at its I/O developer conference a couple of weeks ago, from a long list of new Android features to a Nest-branded smart speaker with a large screen in tow and the company's first mid-range phones in quite s...
16:13, 05/20/2019

Texas will no longer read death row inmates final statements following lawmaker's outrage The man executed for his part in the dragging death of James Byrd gave no statement from the death chamber, but did leave final words to be read.        ...
03:00, 05/01/2019

Giants coordinator: Daniel Jones has tools to start on Day 1 The way Mike Shula sees it, on a different franchise without an Eli Manning standing in his way, Daniel Jones could have been Sam Darnold … Day 1 starter. “I think he’d be ready to go, that’s my personal opinion,” the Giants offensive coordinat...
11:00, 05/09/2019

Anna Jones’ aubergine recipes | The modern cook Reacquaint yourself with the charms of the oft-forsaken aubergine with lime- and pistachio-coated wedges, or in a curry tangy with tamarindAubergine doesn’t get much attention in my kitchen; my husband, John, doesn’t like it (though I think this is b...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, other extremist figures Facebook on Thursday designated several extremist figures as “dangerous” — including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos and conspiracy theorist Laura Loomer — and permanently bann...
00:26, 05/03/2019

Dow Jones drops over 600 points amid US-China trade war BEIJING — Sending Wall Street into a slide, China announced higher tariffs Monday on $60 billion worth of American goods in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest penalties on Chinese products. Duties of 5% to 25% will take effect on June 1 ...
01:52, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Sen. Doug Jones calls abortion ban ‘shameful’ MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on developments related to Alabama’s strictest-in-the-nation abortion ban (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Doug Jones is calling his state’s new abortion ban “shameful.” Jone...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Daniel Jones is ignoring all the heat Giants took for drafting him Daniel Jones was in Nashville at the NFL draft and not in New Jersey to hear and sense the angst and shock when his name was called out as the Giants’ selection with the No. 6 overall pick. Plenty of athletes have not exactly been welcomed with open ...
03:39, 05/03/2019

Giants’ Daniel Jones doing the extra work early on Practice was over, but not for Daniel Jones. He remained on the field late Saturday afternoon, going over routes and throwing passes to receivers Flynn Nagel and Darius Slayton and tight end Ellis Alexander. “That’s pretty standard for quarterbacks,’...
11:39, 05/05/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones and other extremist leaders Facebook on May 2 said it banned half a dozen controversial personalities, including Alex Jones and Milo Yiannopoulos, from Instagram and Facebook after deeming them “dangerous.”...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Anna Jones’ chickpea recipes | The Modern Cook Buy a jar of good-quality chickpeas and surprise yourself with a zesty turmeric stew and a herby halloumi traybakeNot all chickpeas are created equal. Many people I know say they don’t like them, but I’d argue that perhaps they haven’t tried the righ...
14:26, 05/10/2019

Leslie Jones rips Alabama abortion law on 'SNL': 'You can't tell me what to do with my body' On the heels of the Alabama state Senate passing US’ most restrictive abortion legislation, "Saturday Night Live" tackled the topic twice during its Season 44 finale....
01:13, 05/20/2019

Dow Jones Chief Expanded Journal to Asia and Europe A former Wall Street Journal editor and CEO of its publisher, Dow Jones, Warren H. Phillips broadened the newspaper’s readership domestically and overseas in the 1970s and 1980s....
22:26, 05/12/2019

After Receiving Death Threats, Chris Darden Says He Will No Longer Defend Suspected Nipsey Hussle Killer Chris Darden, an attorney best known for his part in prosecuting the O.J. Simpson double-murder trial, says he is withdrawing from his role representing Eric Holder, the man charged with gunning down Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom), citing perso...
01:52, 05/11/2019

Florida freshman QB Jalon Jones accused of sexual battery GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two University of Florida students have accused quarterback Jalon Jones of sexual battery. The university released two reports Thursday that stem from an April 6 incident at an on-campus residential housing complex. Jones has...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and other far-right figures The company has struggled to control far-right hate speech on the platform in recent yearsFacebook banned several prominent accounts promoting white nationalism on the platform on Thursday.Accounts barred from Facebook, as well as its subsidiary Inst...
22:39, 05/02/2019

How Kyle Lauletta is dealing with Daniel Jones’ Giants presence Kyle Lauletta doesn’t sound concerned about his future, even if it was swiped from under him. The Giants’ fourth-round pick a year ago, who some thought could be Eli Manning’s heir apparent before the team took Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pic...
17:13, 05/08/2019

‘This really is a war on women:’ Leslie Jones attacks Alabama abortion legislation on ‘SNL’ "This is how it starts. I'm out living my life, and I see there are a bunch of states out there trying to ban abortion and tell me what I can and can't do with my body," Jones exclaimed on the May 18 episode of SNL....
22:26, 05/19/2019

Facebook And Instagram Ban "Dangerous Individuals" Including Alex Jones Facebook and its photo-messaging service Instagram have banned several right-wing extremists it deems "dangerous" including conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and long-time Donald Trump adviser Roger......
10:00, 05/03/2019

After Picking Daniel Jones, the Giants Rush to Reassure Eli Manning The Giants’ surprising first-round pick was met by disbelief by some observers. But it also sent an unmistakable signal about a coming change at quarterback....
16:00, 04/28/2019

Anna Jones’ spring vegetable recipes | The Modern Cook An orange-dressed traybake and a zesty new-season asparagus with peanuts and breadcrumbs I’ve been revelling in some downtime recently, soaking up the spring days in beautiful corners of the country. One trip took me to the Cotswolds, where I ate my ...
13:26, 05/03/2019

Rashida and Kidada Jones Say Goodbye to Mother Peggy Lipton It was a sad Mother’s Day for Rashida and Kidada Jones after the death of their mother, actress Peggy Lipton, on Saturday, following a battle with cancer. Lipton was 72....
19:39, 05/13/2019

Facebook bans Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan for being 'dangerous' Facebook banned several high-profile people Thursday for violating its policy against "dangerous individuals and organizations," including right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones....
00:13, 05/03/2019

Griff Rhys Jones: ‘My best kiss? I kissed all the Spice Girls once’ The actor and comedian on being lazy, losing his cool and public shamingBorn in Cardiff, Griff Rhys Jones, 64, began his career on the BBC’s Not The Nine O’Clock News, which ran from 1979-82. He went on to develop a comedy partnership with Mel Smith ...
14:52, 05/01/2019

Steph Curry, Brook Lopez, Damian Lillard among NBA players taking, and making, longer-distance shots Long-distance threes have become standard in the NBA. Since 2014-15, the number of three-pointers attempted between 28-40 feet has tripled.        ...
22:39, 05/20/2019

Great Jones Cookware: High-End Performance Meets Instagram-Ready Looks I know we all cook the majority of our food in Instant Pots now, but you still need to pull out regular cookware on occasion, and no, I’m not counting that nonstick egg pan you bought in college that’s flaking off carcinogens into your omelettes ever...
09:39, 05/09/2019

Trump tells Louisiana senators he won't waive Jones Act to ship natural gas A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural ga...
13:13, 05/02/2019

What’s coming to Netflix in June: ‘Black Mirror’ and the final 'Jessica Jones' Netflix packed May with new movies like Wine Country, the animated series Tuca and Bertie, a Ted Bundy biopic and more. Now, it's bringing just as much new content and star power to June. In just the first half of the month, Netflix will release...
19:52, 05/22/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones to be sentenced in child porn case CHICAGO — A star YouTube singer with a large teenage following is scheduled to be sentenced in Chicago federal court for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos. At Austin Jones’ Friday sentencing, prosecutors are seeking an 11-...
16:00, 05/03/2019

CBOE Holdings And S&P Dow Jones Indices Extend Licensing Agreement Through 2033 CHICAGO, NEW YORK and BOCA RATON, Fla., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) and S&P Dow Jones Indices announced today that they have finalized an amendment to their license agreement that extends Chicago Board Options Ex...
16:39, 05/04/2019

CBOE Statement on Today's Court Ruling in Favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices Against ISE CHICAGO, IL - December 18, 2013 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE ) announced today that a New York federal judge ruled in favor of S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) and dismissed an action brought by International Securities Exc...
03:13, 05/04/2019

Eli Manning, Daniel Jones debut together: ‘Healthy’ bond, Week 1 goal The first interactions between veteran Eli Manning and rookie Daniel Jones are going quite well, says Giants coach Pat Shurmur, who declared the symbiotic relationship of the quarterbacks as healthy and productive — for both players. “I think i...
20:13, 05/20/2019

Indiana Jones of climate science: the professor who escaped a 70ft crevasse After filming himself as he clambered out with a pickax, John All has resumed his Himalayan missionOne spring morning in 2014, before breakfast or even coffee, John All, 49, a Mount Everest climber and then a professor at Western Kentucky University,...
08:26, 05/16/2019

S&P Dow Jones Indices and CBOE Announce Successful Conclusion of ISE Index Litigation NEW YORK and CHICAGO, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC (SPDJI) and Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated (CBOE®) reported today that the International Securities Exchange (ISE) has not appealed a federal court decision t...
03:13, 05/04/2019

Issa Rae Options Tayari Jones’ Novel Silver Sparrow, Which Follows the Daughters of a Bigamist Imagine having one book in the hottest book club known to man and named-checked by the Obamas—and then, having another book being optioned for adaptation. Well, Tayari Jones doesn’t have to imagine it—she’s living it!...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones For Hate Speech SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and others from its main service and from Instagram, saying they violated the company’s ban against hate and violence. The company said Thursday that it has also banned right-...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Landon Collins couldn’t believe Giants took Daniel Jones over Dwayne Haskins Landon Collins went from Giants stalwart to voicing their fans’ biggest fear. Collins, in an interview with NJ.com, said he believes the Redskins got the best quarterback in the NFL draft and that decision will haunt the Giants for years. The G...
18:13, 05/10/2019

Colorado teen Joshua Jones called mom while subduing school shooter LITTLETON, Colo. — A student who helped thwart a shooting at a suburban Denver high school says he was still pinning one of the attackers down when he decided to call one of the most important people in his life — his mother. Joshua Jones, an 18-year...
09:26, 05/15/2019

Here are the five worst Dow Jones industrial average performers as trade dispute escalates The Dow turned volatile as the trade war between the US and China escalated the last two weeks, producing stock losers and winners.        ...
05:00, 05/18/2019

Trump debates waiving Jones Act to ship natural gas to New England and Puerto Rico President Trump is considering granting waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport of natural gas to the Northeast and Puerto Rico....
13:13, 05/02/2019

Alabama Dem who said 'unwanted children' should be aborted announces primary challenge against Sen. Doug Jones A Democratic state representative from Alabama who endorsed abortion as a means of "killing" unwanted children last week announced on Tuesday that he would mount a primary challenge to incumbent Alabama Democrat Sen. Doug Jones....
03:52, 05/08/2019

Giants' Evan Engram praises rookie QB Daniel Jones for picking up playbook New York Giants tight end Evan Engram says rookie quarterback Daniel Jones isn't having much trouble picking up the playbook ahead of the 2019 season....
21:52, 05/17/2019

Daniel Jones ready to stand up to criticism in debut at Giants rookie camp Daniel Jones and the Giants were both heavily criticized after New York selected the Duke quarterback with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

S&P Dow Jones Indices aims for world dairy index by year-end - company official S&P Dow Jones Indices is planning to launch an index for the global dairy industry by end of this year, a senior company official told Reuters on Tuesday....
12:13, 05/07/2019

Bowyer and Jones in post-race spat over "dumb" NASCAR Kansas move Clint Bowyer was involved in a post-race spat with Erik Jones after the Kansas Speedway NASCAR Cup Series round over a "dumb" move that Bowyer felt cost him second place...
17:52, 05/13/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos for being 'dangerous' Facebook has permanently banned several far-right or hate figures and organizations including Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Infowars host Alex Jones, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos, for being "dangerous" -- a signal that the social net...
21:13, 05/02/2019

Could Cowboys trade for safety? Stephen Jones: We're ‘getting a few calls’ The Cowboys didn't use one of their top picks in the NFL draft to select a safety, and now teams are calling about possible deals.        ...
01:52, 05/09/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones sentenced to 10 years in child porn case Former YouTube singer Austin Jones, who had a large teenage following, was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos....
10:26, 05/04/2019

Horror as boy, 15, named as Tashaun Jones is knifed to death in street in Stoke Newington A teenager was stabbed to death in the latest killing on London's streets as new figures reveal that five young people are knifed in the capital every day....
14:13, 05/02/2019

Giants Release Hype Video Of Daniel Jones Throwing Forward Passes The Giants drafted Daniel Jones at No. 6 overall because they were horny for him, and they want you to be horny for him, too. Do try to contain yourself as you watch this hype reel:...
17:26, 05/06/2019

In the SNL finale, Leslie Jones tells anti-choice lawmakers to kiss her entire ass Leslie Jones might not be the most natural sketch performer Saturday Night Live’s ever had, but she’s arguably the most immediate and personal Weekend Update correspondent ever. As herself—or the on-air version of Leslie which, one suspects, is prett...
13:39, 05/19/2019

Opinion: Daniel Jones always will be judged harshly because of Giants’ draft reach The perception persists that the Giants reached by selecting Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick of the NFL draft.        ...
00:00, 05/06/2019

Dow Jones industrial average: Stocks end higher on solid jobs, earnings reports The Dow ended higher Friday, fueled partly by a snapshot of U.S. employment, which showed job growth surged and unemployment hit a five-decade low.        ...
04:52, 05/04/2019

Black Excellence: Kenya Barris and Rashida Jones to ‘Flip the Family Sitcom’ on Netflix If you thought Kenya Barris had already redefined the black family sitcom for a new generation with ABC’s Black-ish, think again. Netflix has just announced the first offering from his recently inked overall series deal, and the writer-producer will ...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Facebook Bans 'Dangerous' Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and Others for Promoting 'Hatred and Violence' It’s not exactly a secret that Facebook has allowed conspiracy theorists, white supremacists and hate speech to run rampant on its multi-billion dollar platform. But in an effort to curtail all of the above, on Thursday, the social media juggernaut m...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Florida quarterback Jalon Jones accused of sexual assault by female student at school Florida freshman quarterback Jalon Jones has been accused of sexual battery by a female student at the school. Jones has entered the transfer portal.        ...
10:13, 05/03/2019

Watch: Diamondbacks' Adam Jones nonchalantly steals homer from Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. Adam Jones showed why he has four Gold Glove awards when he calmly robbed a homer from Ronald Acuna Jr. during an Arizona Diamondbacks win against the Atlanta Braves....
18:26, 05/10/2019

New York Giants GM Dave Gettleman uses strange fan interaction to justify Daniel Jones pick The New York Giants and general manager Dave Gettleman have taken a ton of heat for selecting quarterback Daniel Jones with the No. 6 pick of Thursday’s NFL Draft....
16:52, 04/30/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
23:52, 05/02/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company’s policies on hate speech and promoting viol...
23:00, 05/02/2019

YouTube star Austin Jones gets 10-year sentence after asking minors to send him lewd videos A former YouTube star with a large teenage following was sentenced in Chicago federal court to 10 years in prison for coercing six girls to send him sexually explicit videos.        ...
02:13, 05/06/2019

Former YouTube Star Austin Jones Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Charge Austin Jones has learned his fate. Nearly two years after his arrest on child pornography charges, the YouTube star was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday. Joseph......
11:00, 05/04/2019

NFL Draft: Minor Leaguer credits anger of Giants' Daniel Jones pick for 3 homer game A Minor League Baseball player credited his anger over the New York Giants' first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft as the reason he recently hit three home runs....
15:00, 04/28/2019

Dow Jones industrial average: Stocks rise on solid jobs, earnings reports, and Amazon news The Dow Jones industrial average rose on Friday, and stocks are on track to bounce back after a two-day slide.        ...
18:13, 05/03/2019

Bill Maher tells Dems 'stop talking, do something' about Trump; CNN's Van Jones compares left to 'Chicken Little' Liberal late-night host Bill Maher voiced his frustration on his "Real Time" show Friday night, calling on Democrats to stop talking and really do something about President Trump. Along the way, he also voiced exhaustion with the Mueller report and i...
19:13, 05/11/2019

Champions League no longer contest of champions but battle between leagues | Paul Wilson While the old format never produced a same-nation final, this will be the seventh since 2000, as England steps into the void left by Spain. But there is no point weeping over lost romanceRichard Scudamore retired too soon! No sooner had the Premier L...
16:13, 05/22/2019

Opinion: New Draymond Green no longer 'disgusting' as Warriors chase another NBA title Draymond Green seems calmer, more focused on the floor as the Golden State Warriors chase their third consecutive NBA championship.        ...
16:26, 05/19/2019

Pink will no longer post photos of her kids after social media shaming: 'I cried so hard' Pink shared how she cried after internet trolls said someone should call child services on her after she posted a photo of her son without his diaper.        ...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points NEW YORK (AP) — Worsening trade tensions between US and China rattle stock market, sending Dow Jones Industrial Average down 473 points....
22:13, 05/07/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, more for ‘dangerous’ behavior and hate speech Facebook is also removing fan pages, and groups affiliated with these individuals: Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others.        ...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Trump attacks social media sites after James Woods, Alex Jones other extremist conservatives banned President Donald Trump attacked social media websites after a number of conservatives and extremist figures were banned from platforms, saying that he was monitoring the situation.        ...
22:13, 05/04/2019

Stocks drop sharply after President Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China; Dow Jones industrials fall 400 points NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks drop sharply after President Trump threatens to increase tariffs on China; Dow Jones industrials fall 400 points....
16:26, 05/06/2019

Suranne Jones: ‘I put all the bad stuff to one side, and worked and worked’ The Doctor Foster star on why she collapsed backstage last year, and her game-changing new role in Gentleman JackThe actor Suranne Jones, a can-doer from Greater Manchester who hoiked herself up from regional musicals and the soaps to become a prized...
16:52, 05/11/2019

The Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Which Apparently Had a Manual Transmission, No Longer Has a Manual Transmission As car enthusiasts, we talk a lot about manual transmissions. We buy manual transmissions. We mourn the slow, painful death of manual transmissions. But the latest manual transmission to die is the one in the Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, which approxi...
19:13, 05/03/2019

What war with Iran would look like If the long history of military conflict teaches us anything, it’s that wars, like marriages, are easier to get into than out. War with Iran would be no exception....
15:52, 05/17/2019

US message to Iran: Don’t even think about it A POINTED WARNING: The United States deploys aircraft carriers to the Arabian Gulf all the time and regularly moves warplanes in and out of Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar, where the forward headquarters of U.S. Central Command is located....
15:13, 05/06/2019

U.S. and Iran do not want war, Iraqi PM says Neither the United States nor Iran want war and Iraq is in contact with both, Iraq's state news agency INA quoted Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi as saying on Tuesday....
18:13, 05/14/2019

It Sure Seems Like the U.S. Is Trying to Provoke Iran Into a War National Security Advisor John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo have spent the last few weeks making the case that Iran is ramping up hostility towards the U.S. and that America will need to take serious action in response. But some people—i...
20:39, 05/17/2019

Romney: War with Iran 'not going to happen' As tensions between the United States and Iran increase, Sen. Mitt Romney on Sunday expressed confidence that war with the Middle Eastern country would be averted. "Going to war with Iran, not going to happen," the Utah Republican, a member of the Se...
22:26, 05/19/2019

Iran's Supreme Leader says there will be no war with U.S. Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday Tehran does not seek war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch-enemies over Iranian nuclear capabilities and its missile program....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Trump says it would be big mistake for Iran to try anything against U.S U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would "suffer greatly" if it targeted U.S. interests after Washington deployed an aircraft carrier and more jet fighters at a time of rising tensions with Tehran....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Oil Rises Again on U.S.-Iran Tensions Oil prices increased for a third straight day as rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran fueled worries of a disruption to Middle East oil supplies and shipments....
11:39, 05/17/2019

Trump Says It Would Be Big Mistake For Iran To Try Anything Against US U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would "suffer greatly" if it targeted U.S. interests after Washington deployed an aircraft carrier and more jet fighters at a time of rising tensions......
11:52, 05/14/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mist...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Germany to mediate in Iran Envoy Jens Plötner had been involved in drawing up the 2015 JCPOA treaty and went to Tehran with the aim of seeing it preserved. He was told that Iran's patience was over....
21:26, 05/23/2019

There will be no war as we don't want war, and no can confront Iran: Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the "illusion it could confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
13:00, 05/18/2019

US-Iran tensions escalating, here's what you need to know Oil prices are on the rise after OPEC indicated it's likely to continue production cuts. CNBC's Hadley Gamble sits down with Kelly Evans to discuss on 'The Exchange'....
02:52, 05/21/2019

Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he prepared to meet with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, whose nation has served as a diplomatic conduit between the two countries....
20:26, 05/16/2019

"There Won't Be Any War" With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday there would no war with the United States despite mounting tensions between the two arch enemies over Iranian nuclear capabilities and its......
05:00, 05/15/2019

Trump Has No Idea What Iran Is or Isn't Doing Today, on his way to a Pennsylvania rally, President Trump told reporters that there’s “no indication” that Iran is threatening the U.S., according to the Washington Post. This directly contradicts the messaging about Iran by others in his administra...
06:26, 05/21/2019

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. Y...
09:13, 05/21/2019

Sen. Tom Cotton says US could win war against Iran in ‘two strikes’ GOP Sen. Tom Cotton of Arkansas predicted in a recent interview that the US would easily win a war against Iran in “two strikes.” Cotton’s comments came during an interview with PBS as tensions between the Islamic regime and the US were escalating, w...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in tensions between US and Iran As tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalate, there are concerns Iraq could once again get caught in the power play, just as it is on the path to recovery...
09:39, 05/18/2019

Israel Presses the Case Against Iran, but Not for War Israel has quietly played an instrumental role in the escalating tensions in the Middle East. But analysts say it wants to pressure Iran, not start a war....
02:00, 05/17/2019

US Americans believe war with Iran is coming: poll More then half of Americans believe that the US will go to war with Iran "within the next few years," according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Fewer than 40% approve President Donald Trump's handling of the crisis....
03:26, 05/22/2019

Trump tries to tamp down talk of war with Iran President Donald Trump said Thursday that he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
04:00, 05/17/2019

US cracks down Iran's uranium enrichment The US has renewed most of its sanction waivers for the Iran nuclear program, but it has banned two key operations. It wants to stop Iran producing enriched uranium that could be used in weapons....
10:39, 05/04/2019

Opinion: US-Iran escalation a threat, but war unlikely The world is on edge over heightened tensions between the US and Iran. But that doesn't mean military confrontation is imminent, writes Rainer Hermann of the German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
02:26, 05/13/2019

Trump tells aides he does not want U.S. war with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump has told his top advisers he does not want to get the United States involved in a war with Iran, three U.S. officials said on Thursday....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Trump says Iran, too, may be confused about war signals President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
23:26, 05/17/2019

U.S. says no more sanctions waivers for Iran oil purchases The United States will not grant any more waivers to any countries that would allow them to buy Iranian oil without facing U.S. sanctions, a senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday....
19:26, 05/08/2019

Old grudges, new weapons… is the US on the brink of war with Iran? While American hawks talk up an ‘imminent’ threat from Tehran with no hard evidence, echoing the start of the Iraq conflict, hardliners are in the ascendant in IranFor better or worse, America remains the world’s leading military superpower. In Washi...
18:39, 05/18/2019

Iran says it will continue uranium enrichment TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says it will continue uranium enrichment and heavy water production despite U.S. pressure on the country to end it. State TV quotes Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani as saying Saturday that under the 2015 nuclear deal between I...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Trump vows to ‘end’ Iran if it threatens US again President Trump threatened to destroy Iran in a tweet sent in the wake of reports that a rocket was fired into Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone less than a mile away from the US Embassy. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the off...
23:13, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says US will wait to see what Iran does U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will wait to see if Iran follows through on threats to limit its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal before deciding how to react...
21:39, 05/08/2019

Shanahan: US Iran stance for deterrence, not war Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says the United States stance on Iran is for "deterrence, not for war.' His comments come after he and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefed Congress about the situation in Iran. (May 21)  ...
09:13, 05/22/2019

Iran says now isn’t ‘suitable’ time for talks with US Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected holding talks with the US to end the standoff between the two countries even though President Trump said he’d be willing to negotiate if they called. “Today’s situation is not suitable for talks and our...
04:13, 05/22/2019

Democrats warn Trump against war with Iran The White House's sudden moves in the Mideast sparked alarm from Congress on Wednesday as key Democrats warned President Donald Trump off war with Iran and lawmakers in both parties demanded more information on the administration's strategy...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Iran’s spiritual power play Iran’s religious leaders have been moving to expand their influence over the Shiite Muslim establishment in neighboring Iraq in a gamble aimed at gaining sway over Iraq’s largest religious group....
08:13, 05/06/2019

Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat on Saturday dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region, saying Tehran did not want a conflict and that no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran", the state news agency IRNA reported....
15:52, 05/18/2019

Pompeo: 'We do not seek war' with Iran but U.S. will defend itself The United States does not want to go to war with Iran but will retaliate if the country attacks American citizens or interests, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday....
08:52, 05/10/2019

Saudis say they don’t want war, but will not hesitate to defend themselves against Iran Adel al-Jubeir, the minister of state for foreign affairs, spoke a week after four oil tankers-- two of them Saudi-- were targeted in an alleged act of sabotage off the coast of the United Arab Emirates....
17:00, 05/19/2019

Why the U.S.-Iran Conflict Is Now Coming to a Head In 2015, Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program, bowing to harsh international sanctions. For the past year, it’s continued to abide by those terms despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the accord and reimpose U.S. sanctio...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Once again Iraq caught up in U.S.-Iran tension When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you’re not going to stand with us, stand aside....
13:52, 05/18/2019

Trump more cautious than his top advisers on Iran President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Trump playing down threat of war with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to wa...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Iran nuclear deal: what has Tehran said and what happens next? Hassan Rouhani’s move to alter commitments amid crippling US sanctions outlinedLive: follow the latest US politics newsIran has suspended commitments it made under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, which lifted sanctions on the country in exchange ...
17:26, 05/08/2019

China says US ‘further aggravated’ tension on Iran BEIJING (AP) — China says the U.S. has “further aggravated” tensions over the Iran nuclear issue. Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said Wednesday that China appreciated Iran’s “strict implementation” of its 2015 nu...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran "Will Want To Talk Soon" President Donald Trump on Wednesday predicted that Iran will "soon" want to negotiate and denied any discord in the White House over moves that critics say could lead to war in the Middle East....
05:00, 05/16/2019

How the US-Iran oil standoff could hurt the economy The American economy is already absorbing a body blow from the deepening US-China trade war. A real war could be more than the decade-long economic expansion can handle....
15:52, 05/20/2019

The US is sending a ton of firepower to take on Iran — here's everything headed its way US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman In response to the threat of a possible attack on US forces by Iran, the US military decided to send additional firepower to the Middle East, an area of responsibility overseen by...
10:26, 05/08/2019

A conflict with Iran would not be like the Iraq War. It would be worse. The dispute between a U.S. administration led by a tough-talking Republican president and an embattled but antagonistic Middle Eastern power has reminded many observers of the run-up to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003....
06:00, 05/15/2019

Congress clamors for more intel on Iran The Trump administration is working to organize an all-senators briefing on a “credible” threat to U.S. interests by Iran, Senate Majority Whip John Thune said Thursday, amid broad bipartisan demands for more information on the president’s approach.S...
23:13, 05/16/2019

U.S. lawmakers lament: 'All of us are in the dark over here' on Iran Members of the U.S. Congress complained on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's administration has not shared enough information with them as tensions flared with Iran, with even some Republicans saying they have been left in the dark....
05:52, 05/15/2019

Iran says it’s not preparing attacks against US, allies Iran poses no threat to Iraq or any other state and has no intention of attacking US assets in the Middle East, a spokesman for the Iranian mission to the UN said Thursday. Alireza Miryousefi also said that Team Trump’s warning of heightened threats ...
23:52, 05/16/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
05:13, 05/22/2019

Iran-US tensions are reaching new heights – and neither is likely to blink Long-term standoff threatens to turn into crisis after alleged sabotage of two Saudi tankers A festering four-year war, crippling sanctions, threats to maritime oil trade and a US naval battlegroup steaming for the Persian Gulf. Such developments wer...
21:39, 05/13/2019

OPEC is 'likely to collapse,' warns Iran's oil minister Iran's oil minister says OPEC is "likely to collapse" because some members are targeting their fellow producers, apparently referring to Saudi Arabia....
16:26, 05/03/2019

After Oil, U.S. Weighs Sanctions on Iran's Other Dollar Sources The Trump administration is considering a more aggressive enforcement of its economic sanctions on Iran—targeting more companies and financial institutions that do business with the Islamic Republic in an attempt to cut off lucrative sources of U.S. ...
07:39, 05/03/2019

Trump not happy with North Korean, Iran President Donald Trump says he's not happy about North Korea's recent military tests. This comes at the same time says the U.S. sent an aircraft carrier group to the Persian Gulf because the Iranians "were threatening." (May 9)   ...
21:39, 05/09/2019

Global worries flare over whether US sliding toward Iran war A senior officer in the U.S.-led military coalition combating the Islamic State says there is no increased threat from Iranian-backed forces in Iraq or Syria....
01:26, 05/15/2019

Iran to Keep Exporting Crude Oil Despite US Pressure: President Iran will continue to export oil despite U.S. pressure aimed at reducing the nation's crude oil shipments to zero, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on Iranian state TV on......
11:39, 04/30/2019

The Latest: Pompeo says US pressuring Iran to act ‘normal’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 3 p.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Trump administration is intensifying pressure to “get Iran to behave like a normal nation.” Pompeo spoke to ...
21:52, 05/06/2019

Israel won't let Iran get nuclear weaponry: Netanyahu Israel will not allow Iran to obtain nuclear weaponry, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday, reiterating a long-held Israeli position after Tehran announced it was scaling back some of its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal....
10:39, 05/08/2019

US says Iran threats are ‘on hold’ after deploying bombers Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iranian threats against US forces in the Middle East have been “put on hold” after the Trump administration deployed a aircraft carrier strike group and B-52 bombers to the region. “We have p...
04:13, 05/22/2019

Trump says there’s ‘no indication’ of threatening actions by Iran “If they do something, it’ll be met with great force. But we have no indication that they will,” Trump told reporters Monday outside the White House....
04:39, 05/21/2019

US military flare-up 'would be a godsend to Iran hardliners' The US has announced that it will deploy an aircraft carrier to the Middle East to give a "clear message" to Iran that it is prepared to defend its interests. Crisis Group's Ali Vaez says the move could lead to a war....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump told Fox News Channel's The Next Revolution with Steve Hilton that he just doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons. He also said the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal has devastated Iran's economy. (May 20) ...
19:00, 05/20/2019

AP sources: Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Dems on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats will hear from former CIA director John Brennan about the situation in Iran, inviting him to speak amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration’s sudden moves in the region. Brennan is an outspoken cr...
06:52, 05/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Iran dismisses possibility of conflict, says does not want war Iran's top diplomat dismissed the possibility of war erupting in the region at a time of escalating confrontation with the United States, saying Tehran did not want conflict and no country had the "illusion it can confront Iran"....
03:13, 05/19/2019

US deploys carrier group in 'message' to Iran The White House said that sending its aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East was 'clear and unmistakable' message to Tehran that the US was prepared to defend its interests....
06:52, 05/06/2019

Futures Now: Oil jumps on rising tensions with Iran "Futures Now" Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services, and Jeff Kilburg, KKM Financial, discuss where they see crude oil prices headed amid geopolitical tensions with CNBC's Rahel Solomon....
20:52, 05/14/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister said on Saturday “there will be no war” with the US, since “nobody in the region is suffering from ...
18:39, 05/18/2019

"Would I Do That?" Trump On Report Of US Sending 120,000 Troops To Iran President Donald Trump on Monday rejected a report that he is considering sending 120,000 troops to counter Iran, but didn't rule out deploying "a hell of a lot more" soldiers in the future....
05:00, 05/15/2019

Trump says he wants talks with Iran, not a military showdown BLAMING BOLTON: The White House disputes the narrative that national security adviser John Bolton is pushing President Trump into a military confrontation with Iran, while members of Congress still complain they haven’t seen the intelligence that spa...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Iran jails Iranian national for spying for UK Worker at British Council was cooperating with British intelligence, Iran saysIran has sentenced an Iranian national to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain.“An Iranian who was in charge of Iran desk in the British Council and was cooperating wi...
13:26, 05/13/2019

US sanctions on Iran are 'deliberately provocative,' expert says U.S. President Donald Trump's sanctions on Iran and deployment of a carrier strike group to the region are "deliberately provocative," says Jarrett Blanc from the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace....
09:13, 05/10/2019

US war against Iran is impossible, claims Iranian general Revolutionary Guards chief says presence of US aircraft carrier in Gulf poses no threatThe deployment of a US aircraft carrier to Iran’s regional waters is nothing but psychological warfare and part of a plan to intimidate Tehran, the head of the Rev...
13:26, 05/13/2019

EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran The United States' allies in Europe have criticized its recent decisions to restrict oil trade with Iran and to limit the extension of waivers for nuclear non-proliferation projects....
18:52, 05/04/2019

U.S. Deploys Forces to Mideast to Deter Iran The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and a number of bombers to the Middle East to serve as a deterrent to Iran based on new intelligence that suggests allied interests and American forces could be imperiled....
06:13, 05/06/2019

Iran's Revolutionary Guard: US has started 'psychological war' After the US army sent forces into the Middle East, Iran has said it won't surrender to political and economic pressure. US President Trump said he wants to hear directly from Iran's leaders and asked them to call him....
18:39, 05/12/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn’t want direct or proxy war with US TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic “under no circumstance” will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces. Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh’s commen...
11:13, 05/22/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards says its missiles can hit US warships DUBAI — A deputy head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said even short-range Iranian missiles could reach US warships in the Gulf, and the United States could not afford a new war, the semi-official news agency Fars reported on Friday. The ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces....
13:26, 05/22/2019

Four questions about Iran's nuclear deal announcement Iran has announced it will no longer fully comply with the landmark nuclear deal it signed with the United States and five other nations in 2015, following Washington's own reneging on the agreement and increased diplomatic and military pressure on T...
09:13, 05/08/2019

Iran scraps 'some commitments' to nuclear deal Iran says it has sent letters to 2015 nuclear deal signatories that reduce its commitments to the terms of the accord. Tehran is placing the blame on some parties, claiming they have capitulated to US pressure....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Iran will be met with ‘great force’ if it moves against U.S.: Trump Trump told reporters as he departed the White House for an event in Pennsylvania that he was willing to have talks with Iran "when they're ready" but no discussions were going on now....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Iran Vows to Resist U.S. Oil Ban as Exports Fall A U.S. oil ban won’t stop Iran selling crude, the country’s oil minister said Wednesday, even as new signs emerged that Tehran’s crude exports are heading toward a collapse....
17:39, 05/01/2019

U.S. Bolsters Its Gulf Defenses to Counter Iran The U.S. military plans to deploy a Patriot antimissile system to the Persian Gulf area and will beef up its naval presence in response to growing threats from Iran, the Pentagon said....
02:39, 05/11/2019

Trump says Iran provocations will be met with ‘great force’ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with “great force,” but says he’s also willing to negotiate. Trump spoke to reporters as he left the White House Monday evening en route to a rally...
01:26, 05/21/2019

Iran Oil Sanctions Set Stage for U.S.-Saudi Showdown Riyadh and Washington face a potentially weekslong showdown over the number of extra barrels the kingdom would supply to global markets to keep crude prices stable....
19:00, 05/02/2019

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)        ...
03:26, 05/21/2019

Donald Trump threatens 'official end of Iran' In a provocative tweet, the US president described retaliation that would mark "the official end of Iran." Iran has remained defiant in the face of US threats, saying Trump is playing a "political game."...
23:13, 05/19/2019

Trump warns Iran after vessels sabotaged off UAE President Donald Trump is warning Iran, saying that if Tehran does "anything" in the form of an attack "they will suffer greatly."        ...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Iran secretly executed teens, says Amnesty Iran secretly executed two teenagers last week, according to rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
09:00, 05/01/2019

The Latest: China says US ‘aggravated’ Iran tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 3:30 p.m. China says the U.S. has “further aggravated” tensions over the Iran nuclear issue. Foreign Ministry spokesman Ge...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Iran Officials: ‘Nobody Is Going to Call’ President Trump Iranian officials rebuffed President Donald Trump’s suggestion that they call him to try to defuse frictions as the U.S. ratcheted up its actions against Tehran. Several top Iranian aides and lawmakers predicted Sunday that the current tensions...
19:26, 05/12/2019

U.S. has heard nothing from Iran on overtures for talks -official The United States is "sitting by the phone" but has heard no message yet from Iran that it is willing to accept President Donald Trump's overtures for direct talks, a senior Trump administration official said on Friday....
22:13, 05/17/2019

Using oil as a weapon a threat to OPEC: Iran oil minister Anyone who uses oil as a weapon is creating the death and collapse of OPEC, Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news site of the oil ministry....
14:00, 05/01/2019

The U.S. meant to isolate Iran, but it looks increasingly isolated itself The United States has spent almost two years trying to persuade Europe to join a “maximum pressure” campaign against Iran, but European nations have generally distanced themselves from Trump’s Iran policy....
11:52, 05/16/2019

Iran nuclear-deal crisis: Is war with the US ahead? Iran has canceled parts of the nuclear deal and threatened to blockade access to oil in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent a fleet into the area. Is a third Gulf War in the making? Udo Bauer answers some big questions....
22:39, 05/08/2019

U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil Tighter U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil planned for May are adding to a wealth of factors curbing global supply of heavy-medium crude, driving up prices for scarcer barrels and setting up a stand-off between buyers and sellers....
03:13, 04/29/2019

Moderate quake jolts Iran’s west TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian semi-official news agency is reporting that a 5.1 magnitude earthquake has jolted the western region bordering Iraq. Fars news agency reported Saturday the quake hit Ezgeleh district, which has a population of roughly 3...
15:39, 05/11/2019

Beginning of the end for Iran nuclear deal, expert says Lina Khatib, head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, discusses Iran's announcement that would stop complying with parts of the Iranian nuclear deal....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face ‘end’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump has warned Iran not to threaten the U.S. again or it’ll face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight. The tweet comes ami...
11:00, 05/20/2019

What Europe Can and Can’t Do to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal European countries were key to negotiating the landmark 2015 international accord that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from sanctions that had strangled its economy. ...
17:26, 05/14/2019

"If Iran Wants To Fight, That Will Be Official End Of It": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump issued a stern warning to Iran on Sunday, suggesting that if the Islamic republic attacks American interests, it will be destroyed....
12:00, 05/20/2019

Iran halts some commitments under nuclear deal Iran has officially stopped some commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers following an order from its national security council, an informed official in the country's atomic energy body told the ISNA news agency on Wednesday....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Iran Threat Debate Is Set Off by Images of Missiles at Sea The photographs fueled fears that Iran would fire missiles at U.S. naval ships in the Persian Gulf. But some said the moves could be defensive acts against Washington provocations....
05:00, 05/16/2019

Trump says US not ramping up for military conflict with Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is dismissing a report that the U.S. is planning for a military conflict with Iran. Trump was responding to Tuesday’s report in The New York Times that the White House is reviewing military plans against...
17:52, 05/14/2019

Saudis say they will defend themselves, as Trump warns Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia does not want war but will not hesitate to defend itself against Iran, a top Saudi diplomat said Sunday after the kingdom’s energy sector was targeted this past week amid heightened tensions in the Per...
10:39, 05/20/2019

Trump warns Iran not to threaten US or it will face 'end' President Donald Trump has warned Iran not to threaten the U.S. again or it'll face its "official end," shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight....
09:26, 05/20/2019

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put o...
23:26, 05/21/2019

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....
22:00, 05/16/2019

US aircraft carrier seen as barometer of tensions with Iran Ordered by the White House to the Persian Gulf, the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier has become a 100,000-ton barometer of the tensions between Iran and the U.S....
17:26, 05/20/2019

Saudi Arabia, Iran Appear to Ease Tensions Saudi Arabia and Iran toned down their threatening rhetoric in an attempt to avoid military conflict, after the Trump administration moved to de-escalate two weeks of crisis....
20:39, 05/19/2019

Iran oil tanker breaks down in Red Sea off Saudi coast An Iranian oil tanker carrying over 1 million barrels of fuel oil suffered a malfunction in the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia, authorities said....
21:13, 05/02/2019

Once again, Iraq caught up in escalating US-Iran tensions When U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sat down with Iraqi officials in Baghdad last week as tensions mounted between America and Iran, he delivered a nuanced message: If you're not going to stand with us, stand aside....
23:39, 05/17/2019

Former NATO head says US is in ‘dangerous’ position with Iran A former Supreme Allied Commander at NATO said the US is in a “dangerous” position in its standoff with Iran but believes ultimately the Islamic Republic will not go to war. “We’re in a kind of dangerous place right now, because of ...
19:13, 05/19/2019

The Latest: Brennan, Sherman brief Democrats on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration’s Iran policy (all times local): 12:10 p.m. House Democrats have received a closed-door briefing on Iran from former CIA Director John Brennan and former State Department official Wendy S...
19:26, 05/21/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. oil sanctions will fail in practice Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated on Wednesday that Tehran will continue selling its oil despite U.S. sanctions and said Washington's policy of putting pressure on Iran would fail in practice....
14:00, 05/01/2019

Despite Troubling Echoes of 2003, Iraqis Think U.S.-Iran War Is Unlikely American warnings and threats parallel those before the invasion of Iraq, but people on Baghdad’s streets and its halls of power think the result will be different....
21:39, 05/15/2019

Iran Accuses U.S. of Framing It for Tanker Sabotage Attacks on oil tankers and facilities in the Persian Gulf have set the Middle East on edge, as Iranian officials accused officials in the Trump administration of trying to pull it into a war with the U.S. and its regional allies....
21:26, 05/14/2019

Pompeo crashes E.U. meeting but changes few minds on Iran The unplanned visit pits Secretary of State Mike Pompeo against European foreign ministers who fear that the United States and Iran are inching toward war....
05:39, 05/14/2019

More evidence emerges of Iran-Al Qaeda ties As the Trump administration doubles down on the contention that Tehran is cooperating with Al Qaeda, another former Iranian commander has reportedly come forward with allegations about an Iran-Al Qaeda link....
04:13, 05/09/2019

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....
08:00, 05/21/2019

U.S. House speaker: Congress has not approved war against Iran The Trump administration does not have congressional authorization to go to war against Iran, the Democratic leader of the U.S. House of Representatives warned on Thursday amid escalating tensions in the region....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Iran To Suspend Some Nuclear Deal Commitments Iran has decided to suspend some of its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with major powers abandoned by Washington last year, the foreign ministry announced on Wednesday....
12:13, 05/08/2019

The debate behind Trump's move to tighten Iran oil sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's unexpected decision to ban all Iranian oil purchases after May 1 - ending exemptions for eight nations - came after hawkish economic and security advisors allayed the president's fears of an oil price hike, according to ...
09:52, 05/01/2019

Mike Pompeo talks Iran, oil, Russia and China U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sits down with CNBC's Hadley Gamble to discuss some of the most pressing geopolitical matters for the United States today....
22:00, 05/12/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over his hardline Middle East policies. “The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York T...
01:13, 05/16/2019

Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister Iran's military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to counter any threat....
00:26, 05/16/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid reports his aides are calling for military mobilization to respond to new threats in the region....
21:26, 05/16/2019

US-Iran conflict would hit energy supplies, says Iranian general Gen Saleh Jokar also says Iran’s missiles could easily reach US warships in GulfIranian missiles could easily hit US ships in the Gulf, and any conflict would threaten global energy supplies, a senior Iranian military official has said.As tensions si...
21:52, 05/17/2019

Germany’s Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to “reposition” itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers’ unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago. Merkel said...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Iran calls for investigation into incidents to ships near UAE: ISNA Iran's foreign ministry spokesman called incidents on Sunday to ships near the coast of Fujairah "worrisome and dreadful", and asked for an investigation into aspects of the matter....
07:39, 05/13/2019

President Trump Is Sounding More Cautious on Iran Than His Top Advisers WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic.Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going ...
21:13, 05/17/2019

Germany's Maas warns 'maximum pressure' won't help with Iran Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has decried US escalation and called on Iran to abide by the existing nuclear agreement. He said a "spark" could set off a "wildfire" that would have implications for Europe....
23:52, 05/15/2019

U.S. Congress to get classified Iran briefings next week: sources Officials from U.S. President Donald Trump's administration will conduct classified briefings on the situation with Iran next week, congressional sources said on Thursday, after both Democratic and Republican lawmakers asked for more information....
00:52, 05/17/2019

'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 about the situation with Iran — and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Trump lacks authority to declare war on Iran....
19:52, 05/16/2019

Iran says it has sentenced Iranian woman to 10 years for spying for UK Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
12:00, 05/13/2019

Britain warns of Iran-U.S. conflict, EU to meet Pompeo Iran and the United States could trigger a conflict by accident in an already unstable Gulf region, Britain's foreign minister said on Monday, urging a period of calm ahead of talks between the European Union and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
13:13, 05/13/2019

The Latest: Saudis want Washington to launch strikes on Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry has urged the Uni...
11:39, 05/17/2019

Iran Designates All US Troops In Middle East As Terrorists Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
17:13, 04/30/2019

Sen. Marco Rubio says war with Iran is in the hands of Ayatollah Khamenei: 'It's all on them' Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said on Tuesday that whether the U.S. goes to war with Iran is ultimately in the hands of that country's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
20:39, 05/14/2019

U.S. pulls staff from Iraq amid concerns over Iran Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran....
16:52, 05/15/2019

Iraq walks Iran-US tightrope as tensions escalate The United States claims militia with ties to Iran are planning attacks against its personnel in Iraq. Whether true or not, tensions between Iran and the US are putting Iraq in a tough position....
04:13, 05/16/2019

Germany's Merkel welcomes European unity over Iran German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Europe needs to "reposition" itself in a changing world and is welcoming EU powers' unity over Iran, a contrast with their deep divisions over the Iraq war 16 years ago....
20:39, 05/15/2019

Iran foreign minister in India for talks after U.S. sanctions Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed U.S. sanctions....
09:13, 05/14/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called for restraint....
09:13, 05/14/2019

Iran Slams U.S. Sanctions as ‘Unacceptable’ as Tensions Mount (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s foreign minister on Thursday slammed mounting U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran by the Trump administration as “unacceptable,” even as he insisted that his country is committed to an inter...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Intelligence Suggests U.S., Iran Misread Each Other, Stoking Tensions Intelligence collected by the U.S. government shows Iran’s leaders believe the U.S. planned to attack them, prompting preparation by Tehran for possible counterstrikes, according to one interpretation of the information, people familiar with the matt...
02:52, 05/17/2019

U.S. believes Iran proxies may be behind tanker attacks: official U.S. national security agencies now believe proxies sympathetic to or working for Iran may have attacked four tankers off the United Arab Emirates rather than Iranian forces themselves, a U.S. official familiar with the latest U.S. assessments said o...
18:13, 05/14/2019

U.S. suspects Iran in tanker attack but cannot prove it now: official Iran is a leading candidate for having carried out attacks on four tankers near the United Arab Emirates but the United States does not have conclusive proof Tehran was behind them, a U.S. official familiar with American intelligence said on Monday....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran....
02:26, 05/14/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times reported on Thursday, citing unidentified administration officials....
00:52, 05/17/2019

Iran’s Foreign Minister Proposes Prisoner Exchange With U.S. The foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said he had the authority to negotiate a prisoner exchange, in what seemed like an overture in a worsening relationship....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Trump says he hopes there is no war with Iran — a more cautious tone than his advisers U.S. President Donald Trump says he hopes the U.S. is not on a path to war with Iran amid fears that his two most hawkish advisers could be angling for such a conflict with the Islamic Republic....
20:13, 05/17/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
17:39, 05/13/2019

US talk of growing threat from Iran sparks worries of war International worries that the Trump administration is sliding toward war with Iran flared into the open amid skepticism about its claims that the Islamic Republic poses a growing threat to the U.S. and its allies in the Persian Gulf and beyond ....
12:00, 05/15/2019

British general in Iran controversy is a Romanian prince Chris Ghika, the British general who was rebuked by the Pentagon for saying there was "no increased threat" from Iran, is a descendant of Romanian royalty who took part in the 2011 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton....
20:00, 05/17/2019

Iran says US sanctions ‘unacceptable’ amid Gulf tensions Iran’s foreign minister says sanctions imposed by the Trump administration are “unacceptable” but that his country is committed to an international nuclear deal that has steadily unraveled amid rising tensions...
11:52, 05/16/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
19:52, 05/13/2019

Bob Menendez: We don’t need another ‘weapons of mass destruction’ moment with Iran Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., warned the Trump administration Thursday that the U.S. must avoid the same miscalculations that led up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq as U.S. forces bolster a military presence in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Trump warns Iran after vessels sabotaged off coast of UAE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Iran, saying that if Tehran does “anything” in the form of an attack “they will suffer greatly.” Trump was asked Monday about two Saudi oil tankers and a Norwegian-flagged ve...
21:52, 05/13/2019

Iran designates as terrorists all U.S. troops in Middle East Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism....
17:00, 04/30/2019

EU calls for calm, warns US-Iran of conflict ‘by accident’ European foreign ministers are urging the United States and Iran to show restraint amid fears intensifying hostility could tip easily into armed conflict...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Iran, U.S. tension is a "clash of wills": Guards commander The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a crushing response, Fars news agency reported. ...
14:26, 05/23/2019

EU rejects Iran's two-month ultimatum on nuclear deal European foreign ministers regret US sanctions but remain committed to pactThe European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain have said they are still committed to the Iran nuclear deal but would not accept ultimatums after I...
13:13, 05/09/2019

The Latest: Clerics warn Iraq could be pulled into Iran war DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Two influential Shiite figures in Iraq are warning ...
11:00, 05/20/2019

Iran Plans to Pull Out of Key Parts of Nuclear Agreement Iran said it would ignore limits on stockpiling nuclear material under the 2015 nuclear deal, in an effort to pressure European powers into aiding its economy as tensions soar with the U.S....
20:00, 05/08/2019

Iran threatens more uranium enrichment if no new nuke deal Iran has threatened to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord...
19:13, 05/08/2019

Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that the country would partially stop complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed by six other nations....
14:00, 05/08/2019

Key moments surrounding Iran’s now-threatened nuclear deal Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal, an agreement that capped over a decade of hostility between Tehran and the West over its atomic program...
13:39, 05/08/2019

Iran says it will scale back its commitment to nuclear deal The President of Iran on Wednesday said the country will scale back their commitment to the 2015 Iran-nuclear deal, a year to the day the US unilaterally withdrew from the agreement. In letters to other countries in the pact, including Britain, China...
13:00, 05/08/2019

Oil Edges Higher on OPEC Cuts, Iran Tensions Oil prices rose slightly on continued U.S.-Iran tensions and as major crude producers including Saudi Arabia signaled they may maintain production cuts until the end of this year....
17:39, 05/20/2019

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as it promised to complete the project in a bilateral agreement with Iran....
18:13, 05/20/2019

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday imposing new sanctions against Iran on its production of iron, steel, aluminum and copper. “With this action, the United States has now imposed sanctions on Iran’s top three exports – oil, ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

U.S. cracks down on Iran uranium production, nuclear plant The United States acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying a campaign aimed at halting Tehran's ballistic missile program and curbing its regional power....
05:26, 05/04/2019

Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry President Donald Trump on Wednesday ordered new sanctions on Iran, this time targeting the Islamic Republic's export revenues from its industrial metals sector, and vowed to keep squeezing Tehran unless it "fundamentally alters" its policies....
22:39, 05/08/2019

Europe rejects Iran 'ultimatums' on nuclear deal European powers have said they still backed the nuclear deal with Iran, but would not be held to ransom in order to keep it alive. Iran earlier announced that it would stop adhering to some limits on its nuclear program....
11:00, 05/09/2019

EU says inspectors, not announcements, determine next steps in Iran standoff Facing threats from Washington and Tehran, the European Union keeps calm and claims the middle ground when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal. Despite a tight deadline, many say there's time for a diplomatic solution....
10:26, 05/09/2019

In Iran, economic struggles trump fears of US confrontation TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Battered by U.S. sanctions and its depreciating rial currency, Iran’s 80 million people struggle to buy meat, medicine and other staples of daily life. Now they wonder aloud about America’s intentions as it sends an ai...
13:52, 05/19/2019

EU rejects any ultimatums after Iran's move on nuclear deal The European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain on Thursday said they were still committed to the Iran nuclear deal but would not accept ultimatums after Iran announced it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Saudi Says Does Not Want War With Iran, Calls For Urgent Arab Talks Saudi Arabia has called for emergency regional talks to discuss mounting Gulf tensions, saying Sunday that it does not want war with Iran but is ready to defend itself....
16:39, 05/19/2019

Here’s where Iran’s nuclear program stands as the deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
23:52, 05/08/2019

Trump administration imposes additional sanctions on Iran On the first anniversary of Washington's withdrawal from the 2015 landmark deal between Tehran and world powers, U.S. officials said they would keep squeezing Iran to force it to return to the negotiating table for a more comprehensive deal that woul...
23:52, 05/08/2019

White House official: New Iran sanctions coming ‘very soon’ On the one-year anniversary of U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, a White House official announced that additional sanctions against Iran would be coming soon....
22:39, 05/08/2019

China says Iran nuclear deal should be fully implemented China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement should be fully implemented and all sides have a responsibility to ensure it happens....
10:39, 05/08/2019

B-52 Bombers To Be Part Of US Forces Sent To Middle East Over Iran Row The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administration says are "clear indications" of threats......
08:39, 05/08/2019

Iran accuses US of 'psychological warfare' with taskforce deployment Iran supreme national security council spokesman dismisses deployment of carrier strike group and a bomber taskforce as ‘clumsy’Iran’s top security body has labeled the sudden US moves to send an aircraft carrier and bombers to the Middle East a form...
05:13, 05/08/2019

Shanahan says after Iran briefing U.S. deployment has deterred attacks Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday after briefing lawmakers on the threat from Iran that the United States had deterred possible attacks by deploying forces to the region....
02:52, 05/22/2019

Saudi officials condemn Iran over its role in Yemen The ongoing civil war in Yemen has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world today, and Saudi officials have told Fox News that Iran’s continued backing of the Houthi rebels in the country has only exacerbated the crisis....
17:13, 05/03/2019

The oil route that could be at the center of a U.S. warning of ‘unrelenting force’ against Iran While it remains unclear what prompted U.S. concerns over a possible Iranian attack, Tehran once again threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz in recent weeks....
14:13, 05/06/2019

US warns Iran of 'unrelenting force' as it deploys carrier The US has dispatched an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East after receiving "clear indications" that Iran was preparing to possibly attack US forces in the region....
11:13, 05/06/2019

Lebanon calls on Iran to release citizen who is US resident Lebanon is calling on Iran to use the upcoming holy month of Ramadan to grant amnesty to a Lebanese citizen who is also a U.S. resident imprisoned there for more than three years....
20:00, 05/03/2019

Trump planning to impose new sanctions against Iran: report The Trump administration is planning on imposing a new wave of sanctions on Iran within the coming week, Axios reported Sunday. It’s unclear what sector of the Iranian economy the penalties will target, though it won’t be the energy secto...
04:00, 05/06/2019

Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move: parliament speaker Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it....
18:52, 05/04/2019

Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated....
18:00, 05/04/2019

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....
02:52, 05/22/2019

U.S. Officials Say Military Moves to Deter Iran Are Working Lawmakers are divided ahead of intelligence briefings on Capitol Hill focused on rising tensions with Iran and America’s deployments to the Middle East....
00:00, 05/22/2019

Oil little changed as U.S.-Iran dispute supports, trade war weighs Oil futures were steady on Tuesday as the prospect of mounting U.S.-Iran tensions disrupting supply was offset by concerns that a lengthy trade war between Washington and Beijing would limit crude demand....
22:13, 05/21/2019

Iran to announce partial withdrawal from nuclear deal A year after Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 agreement, Iran takes ‘reciprocal measures’Iran will announce its partial withdrawal from the nuclear deal signed with world powers, a year after Donald Trump pulled out of the agreement signed in 2015...
05:13, 05/08/2019

US official: Intel indicates Iran moved missiles by boat A U.S. official says intelligence information that prompted the Pentagon to send an aircraft carrier and Air Force bombers to the Middle East included indications that Iran had moved short-range ballistic missiles aboard boats in or near the Persian ...
02:52, 05/08/2019

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
04:26, 05/21/2019

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
09:13, 05/21/2019

Iran says it is close to EU oil sales deal despite U.S. sanctions: report Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Russian news agency RIA on Tuesday that Iran was close to an oil sales deal with the European Union, despite the sanctions which have been re-imposed by the United States....
16:39, 05/07/2019

Oil up on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions, but trade war worries cap gains Oil prices rose on Tuesday on escalating U.S.-Iran tensions and amid expectations that producer club OPEC will continue to withhold supply this year....
12:00, 05/21/2019

Pompeo says U.S. sees activity indicating possible 'escalation' from Iran U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday the United States has seen activity from Iran that indicated a possible "escalation," one day after the United States said it would send a carrier strike group to the Middle East to counter a "credib...
03:26, 05/07/2019

US carrier and bombers deploy as tensions with Iran heat up The US is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the US Central Command region in response to "troubling" warnings from Iran, the White House announced Sunday....
00:39, 05/07/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that Hossein Fereidoun, a close confidante of the presid...
17:39, 05/04/2019

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collapses...
20:00, 05/09/2019

Iran Guards chief says Americans have started 'psychological war' The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
11:26, 05/12/2019

China's top diplomat calls for U.S. restraint on trade, Iran China's senior diplomat Wang Yi told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that recent U.S. words and actions had harmed the interests of China and its enterprises, and it should show restraint, China's foreign ministry said on Saturday....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Iran Says It Can "Easily" Hit US Warships, Works To Counter Sanctions Iran said on Friday it could "easily" hit US warships in the Gulf, the latest in days of saber rattling between Washington and Tehran, while its top diplomat worked to counter US sanctions and salvage......
02:39, 05/18/2019

U.S. Officials Say Iran Has Removed Missile Threat From Some Boats Missiles have been unloaded from at least two small boats in Iranian waters, a move that American officials said could help defuse a brewing confrontation....
03:00, 05/18/2019

The world just got a bit more dangerous after Iran's nuclear deal announcement The unraveling of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is now accelerating with Iran's announcement Wednesday that it will stop complying with some parts of the agreement....
21:52, 05/09/2019

Trump Administration Says It Is Waiting 'by the Phone' for Iran to Call Tensions between the U.S. and Iran appeared to ease after two weeks of crisis, as the White House tamped down talk of conflict and renewed a conditional offer to Tehran of diplomatic negotiations....
03:26, 05/18/2019

Report: Iran detains members of 3 modeling networks TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard has carried out its latest series of arrests targeting online modeling, part of the hard-line group’s efforts to confront what it sees as Western mores seeping into the Islamic R...
18:13, 05/18/2019

In Message To Iran, US B-52 Bombers Reach Middle East American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
07:39, 05/11/2019

U.S. does not dare attack 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....
23:00, 05/22/2019

‘Call me,’ Trump tells Iran as tensions flare WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has a message for Iran’s leaders as tensions flare over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program: “Call me.” Trump’s nuclear talks with North Korea may be stalled, but that isn̵...
04:39, 05/10/2019

Nations using oil as a weapon threatens OPEC: Iran oil minister Any country using oil as a weapon could cause the collapse of oil producer group OPEC, Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday, according to SHANA, the news outlet of the oil ministry....
15:39, 05/01/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threat DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran are beginning to arrive at a major American air base in Qatar. Images released by the U.S. Air Force...
07:39, 05/10/2019

Iran changes tactics, destinations on oil exports, maritime official says Iran has adopted new tactics and new destinations in shipping its oil exports following the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions, a senior Iranian maritime official was quoted as saying on Saturday by the semi-official ILNA news agency....
20:39, 05/18/2019

EU Fights Uphill Battle to Save Iran Deal European governments rejected Iran’s 60-day ultimatum to help it circumvent U.S. sanctions, saying they viewed Iran’s threat to abandon some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with great concern....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Worried by Iran tensions, U.S. lawmakers seek end to law of 'endless war' Rising tensions between the United States and Iran prompted some Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Wednesday to call for the repeal of a law that presidents have used for two decades to justify U.S. military action around the world....
00:26, 05/23/2019

Iran Guards Chief Says Americans Have Started "Psychological War" The United States has started a psychological war in the region, the commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said in a parliament session on Sunday, according to a parliamentary spokesman....
15:39, 05/12/2019

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
03:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. B-52 bombers reach Middle East in message to Iran American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said....
13:52, 05/10/2019

GOP lawmaker: US soldiers threatened with kidnapping and killing in Iran The decision to bolster U.S. military presence in the Persian Gulf was made after a Hezbollah proxy group received instructions to kill and kidnap U.S. soldiers, according to Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas....
20:52, 05/18/2019

US B-52 bombers land in Qatar over unspecified Iran threats DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — B-52 bombers ordered by the White House to deploy to the Persian Gulf to counter unspecified threats from Iran have arrived at a major American air base in Qatar, the U.S. Air Force acknowledged Friday. Images released b...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts Spending cutbacks by the Iran-allied Lebanese militia illustrate the profound impact of the sanctions, which are curtailing Iran’s ability to support its most powerful regional proxy.  ...
02:52, 05/19/2019