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Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7

President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarificati...

Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on Iran sooner; Iran leader arrives outside G7

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Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on China sooner; Iran leader outside G7 President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G7 summit in Barritz, France, comments that required a clarification from the White House about "second th...
01:00, 2019-08-27

G7 summit: Donald Trump 'regrets' not raising tariffs on China sooner President Donald Trump said Sunday he "regrets" not raising tariffs sooner against China on the second day of the G-7 summit in Barritz, France that required a clarification from the White House....
16:14, 2019-08-25

U.S. Says Trump Regrets Not Raising Tariffs Higher The White House doubled down on President Trump’s commitment to the trade war with China after the president appeared to show a glimmer of regret about escalating trade tensions at the Group of Seven summit....
20:42, 2019-08-25

Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says U.S. President Donald Trump’s only regret in hiking tariffs on China is that he didn’t raise them higher, his press secretary said Sunday after the president had earlier signaled some remorse for an escalating trade war with China....
16:14, 2019-08-25

UPDATE 1-Trump regrets not raising tariffs on China higher, White House says When President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he had second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China, he meant that he wished he had raised tariffs on Beijing even higher, the White House said....
17:56, 2019-08-25

At G7, Donald Trump indicates he's open to meeting Iran leader President Donald Trump wrapped his appearance at the G7 summit Monday, floating the idea of hosting one at his Florida resort -- and the possibility he could meet face to face with Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani....
01:00, 2019-08-27

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader | David Wearing Washington’s European allies need to ask themselves whether the US government has become a dangerous liabilityIrrespective of whether Iran is responsible for the recent attacks on Gulf shipping, the crisis now unfolding is fundamentally one manufactu...
15:14, 2019-06-19

Donald Trump: I'm not looking for war with Iran Donald Trump has said he is not seeking war with Tehran and indicated he was ready to defuse tensions by reaching a deal to bolster Iran's flagging economy....
20:56, 2019-06-23

"Can Tell You Iran Wants To Meet": Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Thursday said he believes that Iran's leadership wants a meeting, adding to expectations that he is trying to arrange a summit with his Iranian counterpart at the upcoming......
13:14, 2019-09-13

Donald Trump Says Any US War With Iran Would Not Last Long US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that any war between the United States and Iran would be swift, although he reiterated his desire to avoid a military confrontation....
16:28, 2019-06-26

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....
08:42, 2019-05-16

Donald Trump says US is not seeking war with Iran President tells UK officials he wants to engage in talks with Tehran to broaden nuclear dealDonald Trump has told British officials he is not seeking a military confrontation with Iran and is instead aiming for direct talks with Tehran over his plan ...
04:00, 2019-06-06

Too soon for Iran talks, says Donald Trump President says Macron consulted him about Iran invitation as Rouhani declares himself open to meetingDonald Trump has said it is “too soon” to hold talks with Iranian officials but confirmed he agreed to a French decision to invite Iran’s foreign min...
16:14, 2019-08-26

"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....
23:42, 2019-05-19

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."...
03:00, 2019-05-20

Opinion: Donald Trump sets US up for conflict with Iran Donald Trump nearly took the Middle East to the brink with airstrikes against Iran. The US president's aggressive stance is sabotaging his professed efforts for peace in the Middle East, DW's Peter Philipp writes....
17:28, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Right To Say US Military "Has No Business" In Gulf: Iran US President Donald Trump was right to say US forces have "no business" in the Gulf, Iran's foreign minister said Monday after Trump told other countries to protect their own oil shipments....
04:28, 2019-06-25

President Donald Trump on Iran busting 'CIA' spy ring: 'That's another lie' U.S. President Donald Trump lambasted a claim by Iran Monday, that it's rounded up and condemned a number of spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency, as "totally false."...
20:14, 2019-07-22

The Latest: Iran top leader: ‘I have no response’ to Trump DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 1:20 p.m. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says that Tehran “will in no way repeat”...
11:42, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Warns Any Conflict With Iran "Wouldn't Last Long" President Donald Trump said Wednesday he does not want a war with Iran but warned that if fighting does break out, it "wouldn't last very long," even as Iran's president tried to tamp down soaring......
20:00, 2019-06-26

US President Donald Trump's Iran embargo punishes Iraqis As a result of US sanctions, Iranians can no longer afford the yearly pilgrimage to Iraq's Shiite shrines. The holy city of Najaf is bearing the economic brunt. Judit Neurink reports from Najaf....
23:14, 2019-06-08

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
04:28, 2019-05-28

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would be the Islamic republic's new "best friend" if they......
22:56, 2019-06-22

''No Condition'' Talks With Iran Fake News, Says Donald Trump Defying the statements of his top officials, US President Donald Trump on Sunday stated that the reports of him being ready to talk to Iran without conditions are "incorrect"....
09:00, 2019-09-16

Donald Trump welcomes Japan's offer of mediation with Iran President acknowledges Abe’s close links to Tehran and says US ‘would like to talk’ Donald Trump has said he would support Shinzo Abe’s efforts to act as a mediator between the US and Iran, as reports suggested the Japanese prime minister would visit...
12:00, 2019-05-27

Trump threatens Iran with ‘obliteration’ after leader’s barb Apparently stung by the Iranian president’s barb that his White House was “mentally retarded,” an angry President Trump on Tuesday again threatened the country with “obliteration.” “Iran’s very ignorant and insulting statement, put out today, only sh...
18:28, 2019-06-25

Iran promises 'crushing response' after Donald Trump's tweet threat U.S. President Donald Trump is using the same hardline rhetoric against Iran that he used a year ago, as new tensions flare between Washington and Tehran....
19:00, 2019-05-20

Donald Trump to Iran: Attacks on 'anything American' will draw 'overwhelming' force Hours after his administration was roundly condemned by the Iranian government Tuesday, President Donald Trump delivered another verbal assault that included direct threats against Tehran amid heightened tensions...
19:14, 2019-06-25

Donald Trump calls Iran 'number one nation of terror' – video The US president has accused Iran of being the world's 'number one nation of terror', saying it was 'too soon' for talks between the two countries. He said the US would be willing to 'make Iran rich again' if it halted its nuclear programme. Trump ha...
16:14, 2019-08-26

Donald Trump: Iran strikes called off over concern for civilians' safety President Donald Trump said Friday he'd ordered attacks against three targets in Iran late Thursday, but called them off in the final minutes over concerns that 150 civilians would be killed....
22:00, 2019-06-21

Will Respond With "Great Force" If Iran Attacks Interests: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump warned on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attacked US interests in the Middle East, and government sources said Washington strongly suspects Shi'ite......
08:28, 2019-05-21

Donald Trump Orders Attack On Iran, Then Calls Off Operation: Officials US President Donald Trump ordered an attack on Iran on Thursday in retaliation for the downing of a surveillance drone in the Strait of Hormuz, officials said, but he called the operation off just......
08:00, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Approves, Then Cancels Military Strikes On Iran: Report US President Donald Trump approved military strikes on Friday against Iran in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned $130-million surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching the attacks,......
08:00, 2019-06-21

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
10:42, 2019-05-28

Donald Trump says he would send ‘120,000 troops to fight Iran’ as tensions grow DONALD Trump has said he would send soldiers to the Middle East amid reports the US is preparing to deploy 120,000 troops and fears of conflict with Iran....
23:00, 2019-05-14

Chances of war with Iran are rising. And Donald Trump is to blame | Michael H Fuchs The Trump administration is goading Iran into a conflict, and no one should expect Iran to back downDonald Trump is doing everything possible to provoke a conflict with Iran while making it look like Iran’s fault.A year ago, Trump withdrew the US fro...
18:28, 2019-05-09

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a landmark 2015 nuclear deal and easing tensions......
05:56, 2019-07-11

No Plans For Hassan Rouhani, Donald Trump Meet On UN Sidelines: Iran Iran has not made any plans for President Hassan Rouhani to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly, a spokesman said Monday....
11:28, 2019-09-16

Iran Defiant Over US Drone As Donald Trump Reportedly Calls Off Strikes Iran vowed Friday to defend its borders after downing a US drone it insisted had violated the country's airspace, as reports emerged that President Donald Trump had approved then called off......
15:56, 2019-06-21

Emmanuel Macron To Discuss Iran Tensions With Donald Trump At G20 Summit French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday said he would discuss the current flare-up of tensions between Iran and the United States with President Donald Trump at this week's G20 summit in Japan,......
20:00, 2019-06-24

Iran's Claim Of Capturing CIA Spies "Totally False", Says Donald Trump US President Donald Trump on Monday denied Iran's claim that it dismantled a CIA spy ring and arrested 17 suspects with alleged links to the US intelligence agency....
01:28, 2019-07-23

Donald Trump Signs "Hard-Hitting Sanctions" Against Iran's Ayatollah The United States imposed sanctions Monday on Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and a string of military chiefs, tightening pressure on the country that President Donald Trump threatened......
20:00, 2019-06-24

Donald Trump Says He Halted US Strike On Iran To Avoid Mass Casualties President Donald Trump said Friday he is in "no hurry" to bomb Iran, revealing that US forces were "cocked and loaded" to retaliate after the downing of a US spy drone but that he called them back in......
17:56, 2019-06-21

Trump says fresh U.S. sanctions on Iran will target supreme leader U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order that would impose fresh sanctions on Iran, amid increased tensions between the long-time foes....
20:28, 2019-06-24

Trump imposes new U.S. sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, other top officials U.S. President Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other senior Iranian officials with new U.S. sanctions on Monday, looking for a fresh blow to Iran's economy after Tehran's downing of an unmanned American drone....
20:28, 2019-06-24

Trump Targets Iran’s Supreme Leader With Financial Sanctions (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the U.S. has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapo...
19:28, 2019-06-24

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran targeting supreme leader US President Donald Trump has signed off on a new round of sanctions against Iran amid heightened tensions between the two countries. Meanwhile, the UN Security Council urged all parties "to exercise maximum restraint."...
05:28, 2019-06-25

Trump meets with Swiss leader amid Iran tensions President Donald Trump welcomed Swiss president Ueli Maurer to the White House Thursday, amid rising tensions with Iran. Asked by reporters if the U.S. is going to war with Tehran, Trump responded, "I hope not." (May 16)     ...
20:00, 2019-05-16

Trump signs off sanctions 'targeting Iran's supreme leader' US President Donald Trump has signed off "hard-hitting" fresh sanctions on Iran which he says will target the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei....
19:28, 2019-06-24

Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump To Discuss Iran, Arms At G20 Summit: Kremlin Russian President Vladimir Putin and US leader Donald Trump will discuss arms control and Iran and Syria crises on the sidelines of this week's G20 summit in Japan, the Kremlin said Wednesday....
16:28, 2019-06-26

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Is it backfiring? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.        ...
22:28, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump vowed to raise pressure on Iran and cripple its economy. Did it backfire? Critics of Donald Trump’s Iran strategy say it has created the current crisis but the administration says Tehran will be forced to negotiate.        ...
04:28, 2019-06-21

Iran airs video of drone shooting; Donald Trump warns Tehran The Iranian government on Friday disputed a claim that the U.S. Navy shot down an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz -- a position that again brought a steely warning from U.S. President Donald Trump....
20:42, 2019-07-19

Trump and Japanese leader talk energy ahead of Iran oil deadline President Trump is set to discuss energy cooperation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe when they meet on Friday, just days before the United States' May 1 deadline for ending purchases of oil from Iran....
13:42, 2019-05-02

Macron "Asked For My Approval": Trump On Iran Leader's Surprise G7 Visit US President Donald Trump said Monday it was "too early" to meet Tehran's top diplomat who made a surprise weekend visit to the G7 summit, but insisted Washington was not looking for regime change in......
10:42, 2019-08-26

Iran Calls New US Sanctions ‘Outrageous And Idiotic’; Leader Mocks Trump In this picture released on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, by the official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks in a meeting at his residence in Tehran, Iran. President Donald Trump signed an ex...
13:28, 2019-06-25

Trump "Not Worthy Of Exchanging Messages": Iran Leader Tells Japan PM Iran's supreme leader told visiting Japanese prime minister on Thursday he does not consider US President Donald Trump "worthy" of exchanging messages with. "We have no doubt in your good will and......
18:56, 2019-06-13

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continue trading with the country despite U.S. sanctions. The EU and major European po...
13:14, 2019-05-09

The Latest: Macron ‘regrets’ Iran might break nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local): 9:05 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says he “regrets” Iran’s announcement that it cou...
19:00, 2019-06-17

Trump not 'worthy' of response, Iran's supreme leader says as Japan's Abe tries to ease tensions Iran's supreme leader said Thursday that President Trump was not “worthy” of a reply as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s effort to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran ended in a dud amid this week's attacks on oil tankers....
13:28, 2019-06-14

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
18:56, 2019-06-17

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President Barack Obama lifted as part of the nuclear deal and could further expose the Iranian dictator's corr...
06:56, 2019-06-28

Donald Trump accused of disclosing classified military image after tweeting photo of Iran rocket site US President Donald Trump has sparked concerns that he disclosed classified military information when he tweeted a photo of an apparently failed Iranian rocket launch....
12:14, 2019-08-31

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnaissance mission in the Middle East, the latest test of an escalating conflict that the President is se...
06:14, 2019-06-21

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....
21:14, 2019-05-20

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
22:42, 2019-07-08

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....
03:56, 2019-05-20

Chipotle to consider raising prices in response to Trump tariffs Chipotle Mexican Grill is considering increasing prices after 2019 costs are predicted to rise by about $15 million because of tariffs proposed last week by President Trump....
01:56, 2019-06-04

Trump's Only Regret On China Is "Not Raising Tariffs Higher" US President Donald Trump on Sunday rowed back from a suggestion made just hours earlier that he regrets his trade war with China, saying instead he's only sorry not to have raised tariffs even......
04:14, 2019-08-26

U.S. energy secretary says Saudi raising production to counter Iran sanctions impact: CNBC U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry told CNBC on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia is increasing its oil production to meet needs arising from sanctions on Iran....
20:56, 2019-05-07

President Donald Trump arrives in the U.K. U.S. President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (June 3)        ...
12:56, 2019-06-03

President Donald Trump hopes to 'sit down' with Iran over nuclear deal During a rally in Florida, President Donald Trump raised the prospect of holding talks with Iran over the nuclear deal he withdrew the U.S. from.        ...
22:00, 2019-05-09

Iran's Zarif arrives for surprise G7 talks, no plan to meet U.S. In a surprise move, Iran's foreign minister flew in for talks at the group of seven leaders' summit on Sunday as French President Emmanuel Macron ramps up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, although a U.S.-Iran meeting was not sc...
19:28, 2019-08-25

Pompeo Arrives In Saudi Arabia As Iran Threatens US Drones Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019, before boarding a plane headed to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of S...
13:14, 2019-06-24

Saudi drone attack: Donald Trump says US is 'locked and loaded' if Iran is behind oil attacks Donald Trump has said the US is "locked and loaded" and ready to respond to drone attacks on an oil facility in Saudi Arabia, saying officials already knew who was behind them....
02:42, 2019-09-17

Donald Trump warns of 'end' to Iran if it starts war with the US President Donald Trump has issued one of his most direct threats to Tehran, warning that the United States will "end" Iran if it starts a conflict with its superpower adversary....
13:42, 2019-05-20

Donald Trump Arrives In France For D-Day Ceremonies US President Donald Trump arrived in northern France on Thursday for a second day of ceremonies to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings by Allied troops....
13:28, 2019-06-06

Donald Trump arrives in the UK to pomp and protest The US president has met with the British Royal family, but excarcebated a feud with the mayor of London after arriving in the UK. Trump has been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over Brexit comments....
18:00, 2019-06-03

Donald Trump Jr. arrives for Senate testimony Donald Trump Jr. arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning for closed door testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Senators want to discuss answers he gave the panel's staff in a 2017 interview. (June 11)     ...
17:28, 2019-06-12

Donald Trump arrives in the UK, protests planned The US president has recently been accused of "entirely unacceptable interference" over his Brexit comments. London was on high alert as protests were expected to show many Britons' disapproval of the visit....
10:28, 2019-06-03

Donald Trump: US was 'cocked and loaded' to launch Iran strike but it was cancelled to save 150 lives President Donald Trump has explained his decision to call off airstrikes against targets in Iran because he was told 150 lives would be lost by one of his generals....
16:28, 2019-06-21

Iran's Zarif arrives for G7 side talks, White House says surprised Iran's foreign minister flew in for side talks at the G7 summit on Sunday as host France ramped up efforts to ease tensions between Tehran and Washington, a dramatic diplomatic move that the White House said had surprised U.S. President Donald Trump....
19:56, 2019-08-25

Mike Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia as Iran threatens US drones DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived Monday in Saudi Arabia in a hastily arranged visit amid mounting tensions between Washington and Tehran as Iran’s navy chief warned Iranian forces wouldn’t hesitate...
12:28, 2019-06-24

Trump proposes raising tariffs to a total of 25% on $575 billion in Chinese goods Trump believes the economy is thriving partly because of – not despite – the tariffs. And he vowed more taxes on Chinese imports would come this week.        ...
01:28, 2019-05-06

Iranian foreign minister arrives in G7 summit town in France: Iran official Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived on Sunday in Biarritz, southwestern France, where leaders of the G7 group of nations are meeting, an Iranian official said....
19:28, 2019-08-25

President Donald Trump arrives in Dayton, OH following mass shooting President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Dayton, OH following a mass shooting that occurred on Aug. 3.        ...
21:14, 2019-08-07

Donald Trump arrives at Buckingham Palace for Queen's welcome – video The US president, accompanied by the first lady, Melania Trump, arrived at Buckingham Palace on Monday. He was greeted by Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Queen. A protest against the visit is planned in central London on Tuesday, with...
15:56, 2019-06-03

Donald Trump arrives in Japan to cement 'powerful' ties US President Trump has touched down in Tokyo, kicking off a four-day visit to the Far East. Trade will be the main focus of the trip, but sports and a meeting with the new Japanese emperor are also on the agenda....
18:14, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump Arrives In Japan At Start Of State Visit US President Donald Trump arrived in Japan Saturday for a four-day trip likely to be dominated by warm words and friendly images, but relatively light on substantive progress over trade....
20:42, 2019-05-25

Donald Trump wades into UK's Brexit crisis as he arrives for state visit U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Britain on Monday for a state visit, with his interventions on Brexit, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May's successor and a row over China's Huawei set to overshadow the pomp and a banquet with Queen Elizabeth....
10:28, 2019-06-03

Donald Trump rocks the boat as he arrives for banquet with British queen U.S. President Donald Trump began a state visit to Britain on Monday but the pomp and formal banquet with Queen Elizabeth looked set to be overshadowed by his views on Brexit, the UK's next leader and a security row over China's Huawei....
11:42, 2019-06-03

US 'launched cyber-attack on Iran weapons system' as Donald Trump backs away from conventional military strike in response to downing of drone US military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems in retaliation for the downing of an unmanned US surveillance drone....
13:42, 2019-06-23

Donald Trump said he 'doesn't care about the Europeans' during questions on Iran crisis Donald Trump said he "doesn't care about the Europeans" amid escalating tensions in Iran, while claiming the EU has "taken advantage" of the US on trade....
10:42, 2019-06-24

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....
23:42, 2019-05-14

"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......
20:56, 2019-05-14

'We don't take it lightly': What we know about oil tanker blasts and Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric on Iran President Donald Trump's comments come amid concerns attack on oil tankers could further escalate ongoing tensions between Iran and the U.S.       ...
20:56, 2019-06-14

Donald Trump threatens 'overwhelming force' against Iran if it attacks 'anything American' Donald Trump said he would use "overwhelming force" against Iran if it attacks the U.S. again, a threat that comes days after he called off strikes.        ...
20:56, 2019-06-25

No negotiations with U.S., says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signaled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions were lifted....
23:42, 2019-05-29

No Negotiations With US, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions......
15:28, 2019-05-30

Supreme Leader Says Iran Won't Back Down From U.S. Iran’s supreme leader said his country wouldn’t back down in the face of U.S. sanctions, days after President Trump targeted him personally with a new round of measures to further isolate the country....
23:28, 2019-06-26

Trump arrives in Japan on state visit, will be first world leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito TOKYO (AP) — Trump arrives in Japan on state visit, will be first world leader to meet new Emperor Naruhito....
11:56, 2019-05-25

Iran's supreme leader says Tehran will not be bullied by US Speaking on the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said "resistance has a cost, but the cost of surrendering to the enemy is higher." He also criticized Saudi Arabia....
01:14, 2019-06-05

Iran's Supreme Leader says U.S. offer for negotiations is a 'deception' The offer by the United States to negotiate with Iran is a deception, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday in remarks published on his official website....
18:14, 2019-06-26

Iran to give no quarter in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker....
17:28, 2019-07-16

Will Keep Reducing Nuclear Commitments, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Supreme Leader: Iran will continue resisting US pressure TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says his country will continue resisting U.S. economic and political pressure on his country. Khamenei spoke Tuesday on the anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Kh...
17:42, 2019-06-04

Iran's Supreme Leader Rails Against U.S. Peace Plan Iran’s supreme leader accused Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries of betraying the Palestinians by cooperating with the U.S. and Israel, in an attempt to rally regional supporters and raise the stakes for the Trump administration’s long-awaited pla...
22:00, 2019-06-05

Iran’s Supreme Leader Vows Never to Capitulate to U.S. Sanctions Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the remarks as Iranian officials reiterated Iran was moving toward noncompliance with some parts of the 2015 nuclear deal....
01:00, 2019-06-27

Donald Trump threatens new tariffs on $4bn of EU products Whisky, cheese and olives among items that could be hit in row over aircraft subsidiesDonald Trump has threatened fresh tariffs on $4bn (£3,2bn) of European products including cheese, scotch whisky and olives, ratcheting up pressure on the EU in a lo...
13:00, 2019-07-02

The Latest: Iran supreme leader critical of FM in nuke deal As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader has said the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:00, 2019-05-22

Iran’s Supreme Leader Says Country Won’t Change Stance Following New U.S. Sanctions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s supreme leader said Wednesday that Iranians will not budge or change their stand following new U.S. sanctions targeting Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates, the latest in a torrent of sharp verbal responses f...
02:56, 2019-06-27

The Latest: Japanese leader seeks to cool US-Iran tensions The Latest: The leader of Japan is visiting Iran to warn that an “accidental conflict” could be sparked amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S....
04:00, 2019-06-13

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval....
16:14, 2019-07-04

Iran supreme leader criticizes president amid US tensions As tensions with the U.S. mount, Iran’s supreme leader says the country’s president and foreign minister didn’t act as he wished in implementing the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers...
21:00, 2019-05-22

US Sanctions On Supreme Leader Is "Permanent Closure" Of Diplomacy: Iran Iran said on Tuesday that a U.S. decision to impose sanctions on the country's supreme leader and other top officials permanently closed the path to diplomacy between Tehran and Washington....
12:28, 2019-06-25

The Latest: Iran’s leader says weapons-grade enrichment easy DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 10:30 a.m. Iran’s supreme leader claims that enriching urani...
09:00, 2019-05-15

Supreme leader criticizes Iran’s politicians amid US tension Iran’s supreme leader publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Israeli Leader Accuses Iran of Secret Nuclear Work Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran destroyed a facility this summer where it had conducted secret nuclear-weapons experiments, his latest effort to implore world powers to pressure Tehran....
23:00, 2019-09-09

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gave his approval, state......
13:28, 2019-07-04

Iran supreme leader: People's will prevail in Bahrain after protests Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday the will of the people would prevail in Bahrain after protests there following the execution of two Shi'ite Muslim Bahraini activists over the weekend....
22:28, 2019-07-31

'Blaming Iran won't end disaster' leader says after attacks on two Saudi oil plants Iran's foreign minister on Sunday refuted allegations by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo his nation was involved in drone attacks that knocked out two oil plants in Saudi Arabia and will likely cause oil prices to increase worldwide....
01:29, 2019-09-16

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
00:28, 2019-06-14

US To Hit Mexico With Tariffs Over 'Illegal Migrants': Donald Trump Washington will impose a five percent tariff on all goods from Mexico starting June 10, a measure that will last until "illegal migrants" stop coming through the country into the US, President Donald......
07:14, 2019-05-31

Will Decide On China's Tariffs After G20 Meeting: Donald Trump US President Donald Trump said that he would wait until after a G20 meeting in Japan at the end of the month before deciding whether to impose new tariffs on Chinese goods that could be worth $325......
21:28, 2019-06-06

US President Donald Trump Hits China With More Tariffs The announcement on Thursday extends US President Donald Trump's trade tariffs to nearly all of the Chinese goods the US imports and marks an abrupt end to a temporary truce in a trade row that has......
12:00, 2019-08-02

Iran’s supreme leader will continue to defy broken nuclear deal ​Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday said the Islamic Republic will continue to pull back from its commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal because the European powers that remain in the deal have been shirking their obligations. “Accord...
22:14, 2019-07-16

Iran supreme leader says has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
11:14, 2019-06-13

China warns it will retaliate if Donald Trump follows through on threat of new tariffs The counter-threat came as a Chinese trade delegation made its way to Washington amid new doubts over whether a trade deal can be reached.        ...
06:14, 2019-05-09

China To Impose Tariffs On US Goods Despite Donald Trump's Warning China's finance ministry said it plans to set import tariffs ranging from 5 per cent to 25 per cent on 5,140 US products on a target list worth about $60 billion....
20:14, 2019-05-13

Donald Trump to impose tariffs on remaining imports from China US President Trump has prepared new tariffs on billions more Chinese of goods, less than a day after ramping up duties on a range of imports. China and the US had been holding talks to avoid a trade dispute escalation....
04:42, 2019-05-11

Donald Trump Confirms Latest China Tariffs Set For Sunday Are "On" US President Donald Trump said Friday that new tariffs on Chinese goods will kick in on Sunday and that his economic pressure is forcing Beijing to take a more moderate line in Hong Kong....
01:56, 2019-08-31

Donald Trump Warns China To Not "Retaliate" Against US Trade Tariffs President Donald Trump on Monday warned China not to retaliate after Washington raised punitive duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports to 25 percent from 10 percent....
23:00, 2019-05-13

China Threatens "Countermeasures" If Donald Trump Hikes Tariffs China warned Friday it will take "countermeasures" if the United States follows through on its threat to impose tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods in an escalation of their trade war....
11:42, 2019-08-02

Leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard: Downed drone sends a ‘clear message’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says the shooting down of a U.S. drone has sent “a clear message” to America. Gen. Hossein Salami said also says that Iran does “not have any intention for war with any country...
11:56, 2019-06-20

Pompeo meets Indian leader amid trade tensions, Iran crisis Pompeo arrived in New Delhi late Tuesday after visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Afghanistan on a trip aimed at building a global coalition to counter Iran....
10:42, 2019-06-26

Iran’s Supreme Leader Makes Veiled Threat About Uranium Enrichment in Speech (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Iran’s supreme leader issued a veiled threat in the same speech in which he stated that “no one is seeking war,” saying it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium ...
16:00, 2019-05-15

Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt An Iranian tanker headed through the Mediterranean toward Greece on Monday after it was released from detention off Gibraltar, and Tehran said that any at U.S. move to seize the vessel again would have "heavy consequences"....
11:28, 2019-08-19

US Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks In Gulf Of Oman, Iran Rejects Claims Two oil tankers were attacked on Thursday and left adrift in the Gulf of Oman, driving up oil prices and stoking fears of a new confrontation between Iran and the United States, which blamed Tehran......
05:42, 2019-06-14

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did....
11:42, 2019-06-13

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new U.S.-Iranian confrontation, but Tehran bluntly denied the allegation....
03:28, 2019-06-14

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....
10:14, 2019-05-10

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
20:56, 2019-06-02

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran?        ...
18:00, 2019-06-20

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency....
10:14, 2019-08-24

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in southern province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, which is on the Gulf, the Guards' news website Sepah News said on Thursday....
08:14, 2019-06-20

Iran observes all U.S. ships in Gulf region: Iran navy chief Iran observes all U.S. ships in the Gulf region and has an archive of images of their daily movements, the head of Iran's navy, Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi, said on Tuesday, according to the Young Journalists Club news site....
14:00, 2019-07-23

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a normal nation", U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday....
05:00, 2019-06-03

US and Mexico reach agreement to avoid tariffs, says US President Donald Trump President Donald Trump has said he has suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States....
10:28, 2019-06-08

Donald Trump delays U.S. tariffs on foreign autos, parts for 6 months President Donald Trump on Friday delayed imposing U.S. auto tariffs for foreign exporters by six months, but directed his administration to continue investigating trade imbalances and unfair practices....
15:56, 2019-05-17

Donald Trump: 'Good chance' of deal to avoid tariffs on Mexico President Donald Trump indicated there's "a good chance" of reaching a deal with Mexico to avoid imposing a 5 percent tariff on the country next week in retaliation for an influx of migrants at the southern border....
02:28, 2019-06-08

Donald Trump Lashes Out At China, Vows Quick Response To Tariffs US President Donald Trump lashed out at Beijing and vowed a quick response to China's plans for new tariffs, while ordering American companies to leave the country....
21:56, 2019-08-23

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rattled by fears of an escalation in trade tensions.“...
18:28, 2019-05-31

Tariffs: Donald Trump's trust in trade war tactic is big electoral gamble Following his instincts, the president has slapped tariffs on $200bn of Chinese imports but the consequences are unpredictableDonald Trump’s obsession with tariffs may be based on one of his few core beliefs. Or it may be part of a grand strategy to ...
11:56, 2019-05-12

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
07:00, 2019-06-12

President Donald Trump Delays Decision On Auto Tariffs For Up To 6 Months President Donald Trump on Friday announced a six-month delay in imposing steep tariffs on auto imports, seeking to pressure Europe and Japan into bargaining table concessions on trade....
11:56, 2019-05-18

Judo: Iran's Mollaei eyes Tokyo Olympic glory, uncertain of Iran return Iran judoka Saeid Mollaei is hopeful of securing a spot in next year's Tokyo Olympics even though he has refused to return to his country after defying orders from Iranian authorities to pull out of last month's world championships....
22:56, 2019-09-12

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....
15:42, 2019-05-17

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents....
05:28, 2019-06-14

Iran's supreme leader criticizes country's president and foreign minister over nuclear deal Iran's supreme leader criticized the country's president and foreign minister by name for the first time over his concerns about the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Wednesday they didn't act as he wished in carrying out the agreement with world powers....
04:28, 2019-05-23

Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says new US sanctions targeting Islamic Republic’s supreme leader, others are ‘outrageous and idiotic’...
13:28, 2019-06-25

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran ‘will in no way repeat’ negotiations with the US as atomic deal unravels TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran ‘will in no way repeat’ negotiations with the US as atomic deal unravels....
11:42, 2019-06-13

Donald Trump Becomes First Foreign Leader To Meet Japan's New Emperor Donald Trump on Monday became the first foreign leader to meet with Japan's newly enthroned Emperor Naruhito -- an honour Prime Minister Shinzo Abe hopes will help charm the US president when it comes......
08:14, 2019-05-27

"Invited" North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un To US: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Sunday he had extended an invitation to North Korean Kim Jong Un to come to the United States, adding that "at some point it will all happen"....
12:42, 2019-06-30

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he, Iran’s president ‘bluntly discussed’ how to reduce Iran-US tensions....
19:14, 2019-06-12

Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions: Iran foreign minister Iran will continue its oil exports under any conditions, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart Jeremy Hunt in a telephone call on Saturday, according to a statement on the Iranian foreign ministry website....
22:00, 2019-07-13

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation to ratchet up tension along a vital international oil shipping route....
00:00, 2019-07-20

Iran is ready to negotiate but not if negotiations mean surrender: Iran president Iran is ready for "just" negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he had in mind....
11:00, 2019-07-24

Iran will not be burdened with preserving nuclear deal: Iran's U.N. envoy Iran's United Nations envoy described his country's nuclear deal with world powers as being in "critical condition" on Wednesday and warned "Iran alone cannot, shall not and will not take all of the burdens anymore to preserve" the 2015 agreement....
19:00, 2019-06-26

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Iran warned the United States on Saturday that any aggression against the Islamic republic would have serious consequences for US interests across the Middle East....
12:00, 2019-06-22

America is trying to create 'Iran phobia': Iran's defence minister The United States is trying to create "Iran phobia", Iran’s defence minister Amir Hatami said on Friday, according to the Iranian Labour News Agency (ILNA)....
09:28, 2019-06-21

Tim Cook "Made A Good Case" That Tariffs Could Hurt Apple: Donald Trump Tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese goods, including consumer electronics, are scheduled to go into effect in two stages on September 1 and December 15....
06:14, 2019-08-19

China Trade Talks "Back On Track", New Tariffs On Hold: Donald Trump The United States and China agreed on Saturday to restart trade talks after President Donald Trump offered concessions including no new tariffs and an easing of restrictions on tech company Huawei in......
11:56, 2019-07-01

Donald Trump is the archetypal far-right charismatic leader. But his magic won’t last | Paul Jackson The US president’s extreme rhetoric appeals to his supporters. But they will lose interest because his aims are unattainableFirst “Lock her up!” and “Build that wall!”, now “Send her back!”. Donald Trump’s record of using such slogans to normalise mi...
21:42, 2019-07-19

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Huckabee....
03:28, 2019-06-15

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
22:28, 2019-06-20

Iran’s president names new CEO of national carrier, Iran Air TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media say President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new chief for the national carrier, Iran Air. The state-owned IRAN daily said on Monday that the decision to name Touraj Zanganeh the CEO of the airline was made during a ...
11:42, 2019-05-06

China hits back with new tariffs; President Donald Trump vows to 'respond' Friday The Chinese government retaliated against the United States Friday by announcing two rounds of new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of American-made products -- including a new 25 percent tariff on automobiles....
19:28, 2019-08-23

Congressman threatens to block Donald Trump's tariffs as talks with Mexico enter second day The Democratic chairman of a key congressional committee says he will take steps to block President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico.        ...
22:00, 2019-06-06

Tim Cook tells Donald Trump that U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports could hurt Apple, help Samsung President Donald Trump said he had spoken with Apple's Chief Executive Tim Cook about U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from Samsung.Read More...
18:42, 2019-08-19

Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Donald Trump becomes first US leader to enter North Korean territory after greeting Kim Jong Un....
10:00, 2019-06-30

Tariffs as a weapon? Immigration deal with Mexico may embolden Donald Trump in trade talks with China White House says threat of tariffs helped the U.S. reach an immigration deal with Mexico. Could it have the same result in trade talks with China?       ...
22:00, 2019-06-11

China slaps tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. imports, but Donald Trump insists U.S. is well-positioned in trade fight The new duties, announced Monday, will take effect on June 1, escalating a trade war as negotiations between the two countries have stalled.        ...
00:28, 2019-05-14

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday....
09:00, 2019-07-01

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr news agency....
07:56, 2019-07-08

War with Iran is the mother of all wars: Iran president War with Iran is the mother of all wars, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV, warning once again that shipping might not be safe in the Strait of Hormuz oil waterway....
12:56, 2019-08-06

Iran shoots down US drone: What we know about the tensions between the US and Iran The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.        ...
18:00, 2019-06-20

China raising tariffs on $60 billion in US goods China announced Monday that it will impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products starting June 1 – an apparent retaliation to President Trump’s decision to hike duties on goods from the country. Beijing will slam a number of US imports wi...
16:14, 2019-05-13

President Donald Trump calls Russian leader Vladimir Putin to offer help with Siberia forest fires U.S. President Donald Trump has offered assistance to the Russian government with fighting multiple forest fires that have blackened millions of acres in recent weeks, the White House said Thursday....
20:56, 2019-08-01

Iran tanker seizure: Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warns Iran on 'dangerous path' after two ships seized Tanker Stena Impero seized by Iranian Revolutionary Guard in guerrilla-style attack Second vessel, the British-operated Mesdar, seized and later released Ministers preparing "considered and robust" response, says No10 Donald Trump says Iran's actions...
10:28, 2019-07-20

Take That, Trump: Aerosmith Has Asked Donald Trump To Stop Playing Their Hit 1998 Single ‘President Donald Trump Rocks’ At His Rallies One of America’s biggest rock bands has just drawn a line in the sand and made it 100% clear that they don’t want their name attached to the current presidential administration in any way. Aerosmith has asked Donald Trump to stop playing their 1998 s...
17:28, 2019-05-02

Iran claims arrest of 17 CIA spies; Pompeo: Iran has 'long history of lying' Iran claims its authorities arrested 17 spies recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the Middle East nation's nuclear and military sites.        ...
18:28, 2019-07-22

Iran is not looking for war with America: Iran president Iran is not looking for war with America, its President Hassan Rouhani told French President Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday, according to the Iranian Students' News Agency (ISNA)....
22:28, 2019-06-25

If Neither Trump Nor Iran Want War, What Do They Want Instead? Now that both Iran and the United States have announced what they do not want–war–the search is on for what they do. That’s always been easier to answer from Tehran’s side. The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded in frank and...
14:42, 2019-06-20

US warns French digital services tax targets American companies, raising tariffs threat The U.S. Trade Representative's Office announced Wednesday that it had launched an investigation into whether U.S. companies were being unfairly targeted by a tax on digital services expected to pass the French parliament Thursday, raising the threat...
03:28, 2019-07-11

USTR to accept public comment period before raising tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports The U.S. Trade Representative's office on Friday said it would hold a public comment period before raising tariffs on $250 billion in Chinese imports on Oct. 1 from 25% to 30% after China announced what the U.S. considers "unjustified tariffs."...
01:00, 2019-08-24

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....
22:42, 2019-05-13

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...
16:56, 2019-05-21

Trump says ‘I hope not’ about getting into war with Iran WASHINGTON – President Trump suggested Thursday that he wasn’t gunning for a military conflict with Iran. “I hope not,” the president responded when asked by a reporter outside the White House if the US was going to war with Iran. That answer e...
02:42, 2019-05-17

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...
07:28, 2019-05-21

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight the issue of climate change. Guterres plans to spend three days in New Zealand where he will meet wi...
10:00, 2019-05-12

'We'll see what happens,' Trump says about possible easing of Iran sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump left open on Wednesday the possibility that the United States could ease sanctions on Iran, adding he believes Iran wants to strike a deal with Washington on its nuclear program....
21:14, 2019-09-11

War With Iran Might Be More Costly Than Trump Thinks When Iranian state television broadcast images of the destroyed U.S. spy drone it shot down over the strait of Hormuz it served two purposes. One was intended to prove the RQ-4 Global Hawk had illegally entered Iranian airspace, contradicting U.S. cl...
16:28, 2019-06-26

Trump playing down threat of war with 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....
08:56, 2019-05-17

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran: What we know now President Donald Trump just announced new sanctions on Iran. Here's what we know so far about Iran-US tensions.        ...
19:56, 2019-06-24

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....
20:14, 2019-05-17

Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously President Donald Trump says Iran still takes his threats seriously even after he decided against approving strikes in retaliation for Tehran's downing of a more than $100 million American surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz. (June 25) ...
04:00, 2019-06-26

Trump: We’re not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump on Monday said the U.S. is not seeking regime change in Iran and told reporters at the G7 summit in Biarritz, France, that he hopes to see a strong Iran....
20:14, 2019-08-26

Trump threatens war with Iran if it tries to get nukes ​President Trump shrugged off attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman as “minor” but said he would wage war if Iran tried to obtain a nuclear arsenal. “I would certainly go over nuclear weapons,” Trump told Time magazine in an in...
22:42, 2019-06-18

Trump says Iran strikes would not have been 'proportionate' The US president said he did not greenlight strikes on Iran because he was told 150 people would have been killed. The US has also reportedly called for a UN Security Council meeting to discuss the crisis....
01:42, 2019-06-22

Trump says he's not looking for war with Iran: NBC News interview President Donald Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in "obliteration."...
01:56, 2019-06-22

Trump says U.S. is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the United States was very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramped up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
05:28, 2019-06-19

Trump says it is getting harder for him to want to negotiate with Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it is getting harder for him to want to make a deal with Iran and said the situation could go either way very easily....
19:28, 2019-07-22

The Latest: Trump says if Iran wants to talk he’s available JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that if Iran wants to talk, he’s available. Trump says that Iran’s economy is sufferin...
18:28, 2019-05-30

Trump: 'Iran better be careful President Donald Trump commented on Iran, the census, migrants, the British ambassador to the United States and the U.S. national team's win in the Women's World Cup on Sunday. (July 8)        ...
11:56, 2019-07-08

The Latest: Trump says if Iran wants to talk he's available The Latest on developments related to tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5:45 p.m. President Donald Trump says that if Iran wants to talk, he's available....
18:00, 2019-05-30

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....
01:56, 2019-05-17

Trump says he is not looking for regime change in Iran President Trump said the U.S. was not looking for regime change in Iran after weeks of escalating tension and the deployment of additional American troops to the region....
18:42, 2019-05-27

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a landmark nuclear deal Washington pulled out of last year....
14:28, 2019-07-08

Trump tries to tamp down talk 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. Asked Thursday if the U.S. was going to war with Iran, the president...
02:14, 2019-05-17

Trump Says Iran Is ‘Lying’ About CIA Spy Claim (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Monday said Iran is lying about having arrested 17 Iranian nationals recruited by the Central Intelligence Agency to spy on the country’s nuclear and military sites. “That’s totally a f...
02:56, 2019-07-23

Trump says U.S. is very prepared with regard to Iran President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States is very prepared with regard to Iran, as tensions ramp up after attacks on several oil tankers and Tehran's announcement it would step up uranium enrichment....
22:28, 2019-06-18

Top Republican: Iran is 'miscalculating,' Trump 'knows what he has to do' Iranian officials are blundering as they try to counter President Trump’s maximum pressure campaign without triggering a retaliation, a congressional foreign policy leader says....
07:00, 2019-06-21

| Trump backed off on Iran last time - but will he again? Donald Trump famously cancelled a missile strike on Iran in June, but Tehran will not be resting easy, following the unpredictable president's warning that the United States is again "locked and loaded"....
07:56, 2019-09-17

Trump says he’d set no pre-conditions for talks with Iran President Trump said he won’t place pre-conditions on talks with Iran to end the standoff between the two countries but remains adamant that the Islamic Republic cannot become a nuclear power. Asked during an interview on NBC’s “Mee...
18:28, 2019-06-23

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...
23:14, 2019-05-19

Pompeo: U.S. President Trump does not want war with Iran The United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday....
20:00, 2019-06-18

Trump says he stopped airstrike on Iran because 150 would die US president tweets that he intervened 10 minutes before planned retaliatory attackDonald Trump has said he cancelled an airstrike on Iran with 10 minutes to go because it would not have been proportionate to have killed 150 people in retaliation for...
16:56, 2019-06-21

Trump: 'You'll find out' how U.S. will respond to Iran Asked how the United States will respond to Iran after Iran shot down an American drone, U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters, "You'll find out."...
19:28, 2019-06-20

Trump Imposes New Sanctions on Iran The Trump administration ordered new sanctions that aim to freeze the assets of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s office and several Iranian military commanders and include plans to target Foreign Minister Javad Zarif later this week....
02:14, 2019-06-25

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....
13:14, 2019-05-17

Trump says he does not want regime change in Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he wanted to see a strong Iran and was not seeking a change of leadership in Tehran, adding that the standard of living for ordinary Iranians was unacceptable....
12:14, 2019-08-26

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...
22:42, 2019-05-15

Trump: Iran would like to make a deal President Donald Trump says Iran wants to make a deal. Trump, in a news conference in Tokyo on Monday, sais Iran's economy has taken a major downturn since he pulled the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. (May 27)      ...
23:42, 2019-05-28

Iran to Trump: No negotiations with US anytime soon Iran said Tuesday there would be no negotiations with the US anytime soon. “We currently see no prospect of negotiations with America. Iran pays no attention to words; what matters to us is a change of approach and behavior,” Iranian Foreign Ministry...
19:42, 2019-05-28

Attack On Oil Tankers Has Iran "Written All Over It", Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Friday that a mysterious attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman had Iran "written all over it," rejecting Tehran's denial that it had any involvement....
03:00, 2019-06-15

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...
04:56, 2019-05-20

No "Boots On The Ground" In Iran Dispute, Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that he was "not talking boots on the ground" should he take military action against Iran and that he had "unlimited time" to try to forge an agreement......
03:00, 2019-06-27

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted....
21:42, 2019-06-20

Trump says he hopes for no war as US-Iran tensions escalate 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....
15:28, 2019-05-17

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...
21:00, 2019-05-12

| Iran warns Trump against 'illusion' of short war Iran's foreign minister has warned US President Donald Trump he is mistaken to think a war between their countries would be short, as Washington seeks Nato's help to build an anti-Tehran coalition....
00:56, 2019-06-28

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)        ...
07:28, 2019-05-21

Trump Plans 'Major' Iran Sanctions President Trump tweeted that he plans to impose “major additional Sanctions on Iran on Monday,” following his decision to call off a military attack on the country....
01:42, 2019-06-23

China, Iran and IS: What's on the agenda for May-Trump talks Disagreements on China, Iran and the fate of captured Islamic State (IS) fighters who come from Britain will likely feature in talks between Theresa May and Donald Trump today....
03:56, 2019-06-04

The Latest: Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously Trump says Iran still takes his threats seriously even after he decided against approving strikes in retaliation for Tehran’s downing of a more than $100 million American surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz...
21:28, 2019-06-25

Trump Says Shooting Of US Drone By Iran is "Very Big Mistake" President Donald Trump said Thursday that Tehran had made a "very big" error, after Iranian forces shot down a US spy drone near the strategic Strait of Hormuz....
20:00, 2019-06-20

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....
08:28, 2019-05-21

After Iran’s Drone Attack, Trump Says He ‘Would Not Stand for It’ Iran’s destruction of the high-altitude American drone surprised some American Defense Department officials, who say it was in international airspace, an assertion Iran disputes....
19:56, 2019-06-20

Trump says he does not need congressional approval to strike Iran President Trump said on Monday that he believes he has the authority to launch a military operation against Iran without congressional approval. Trump said during an interview with The Hill that he has been consulting with Congress about the ongoing ...
06:00, 2019-06-25

"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....
20:56, 2019-05-14

"Iran Behind Saudi Attacks But Want To Avoid War," Says Trump US President Donald Trump declared Monday that Tehran was likely behind strikes on Saudi oil facilities, but that he wanted to be sure and he hoped to "avoid" war....
03:28, 2019-09-17

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)   ...
21:28, 2019-05-09

How the Trump administration got into a showdown with Iran that could lead to war Sergei Chirikov/Pool via REUTERS; GOL/Capital Pictures/MediaPunch/AP Democratic lawmakers have expressed concern about a potential war with Iran amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran. The Trump administration has rejected the notion it...
01:42, 2019-07-02

U.S. lawmakers see tamping down of 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....
23:56, 2019-05-21

Trump: Iran’s shoot-down of US drone was a ‘very big mistake!’ President Trump issued a response Thursday to Iran’s downing of a US drone in international airspace. “Iran made a very big mistake!” Trump tweeted. White House officials are set to meet Thursday to discuss how to handle the drone a...
19:00, 2019-06-20

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one way of working through the contradictions in your ...
01:42, 2019-06-22

Fox & Friends Tries Really Hard to Goad Trump Into War With Iran President Donald Trump celebrated his birthday today with a marathon call with Fox & Friends, rambling for over 50 minutes. Along the way, the Fox crew, led by Brian Kilmeade, did its absolute best to get Trump to all but declare war on Iran....
17:00, 2019-06-14

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....
11:14, 2019-05-20

Trump says Iran appears to be behind Saudi strike President Donald Trump says it appears that Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he says he doesn't want war. (Sept. 16)        ...
02:14, 2019-09-17

The Latest: Trump tightens sanctions on Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): President Donald Trump signs an executive order to increase sanctions on Iran, in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, June 24, 2019,...
18:56, 2019-06-24

Pompeo: Trump doesn't want war with Iran On a visit to the U.S. Central Command in Florida, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says President Donald Trump does not want war and is only seeking to re-establish a deterrent to Iranian threats. (June 18)        ...
22:28, 2019-06-18

| Trump says he called off Iran strikes at last minute President Donald Trump said Friday the United States was "cocked and loaded" to strike Iran but pulled back at the last minute because it would not have been a "proportionate" response to Tehran shooting down an American drone....
01:14, 2019-06-22

Trump Administration Says It Will Negotiate with Iran With ‘No Preconditions’ Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s remarks were the second softening of U.S. policy to Iran recently, even as the U.S. ratchets up military and financial pressure....
03:28, 2019-06-03

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."        ...
12:42, 2019-05-14

Trump Says There’s a ‘Chance’ of Military Action Against Iran On the last day of his visit to Britain, the president gave an interview to Piers Morgan in which he cast his ban on transgender people in the military as an economic decision....
13:14, 2019-06-05

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

Trump Warns Iran Not To Threaten US Or It Will Face ‘End’ DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran early on Monday not to threaten the United States again or it’ll face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad overnight. Trump’s tweet co...
13:00, 2019-05-20

How Iran Is Using Currency Reforms to Withstand Trump  U.S. sanctions are battering Iran’s economy. They have all but stopped Western companies from investing in the Islamic Republic, sent oil production crashing to its lowest level in more than three decades and led to a dire scarcity of foreign exchang...
00:56, 2019-08-21

Trump says 'incorrect' he is willing to meet Iran with 'no conditions' U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday appeared to play down the chances that he might be willing to meet with Iranian officials, saying reports that he would do so without conditions were not accurate....
02:14, 2019-09-16

Trump warns Iran of retaliation, but says he’s against war: official Tehran received a message from President Trump warning that a retaliatory attack was imminent after Iran shot down a US drone – but saying he was against war and wanted to hold discussions, according to a report. “In his message, Trump said he ...
16:14, 2019-06-21

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....
03:00, 2019-05-21

The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 8:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says he abruptly called off the military strikes on Iran Thursday because the ...
08:42, 2019-06-22

Trump Imposes New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear activity and curb its aggression....
20:56, 2019-06-24

Iran Rules Out Meeting Between Trump and Rouhani Iran’s Foreign Ministry dismissed the possibility of a meeting between President Hassan Rouhani and President Trump during the United Nations General Assembly....
13:00, 2019-09-16

Iran failing as a nation, but U.S. could turn that around: Trump Iran is failing as a nation after Washington imposed powerful sanctions last year, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday, adding that he could turn that around very quickly in talks with the leadership in Tehran....
18:14, 2019-06-06

Trump and Iran may be on the brink of a war that would likely be devastating to both sides Jonathan Ernst/Reuters The US could be on the brink of war with Iran after weeks of rising tensions. The US has sent bombers, an aircraft-carrier strike group, and more to the Middle East in response to unspecified threats to US forces or interests...
01:14, 2019-05-24

Trump Stopped Strike on Iran Because It Was ‘Not Proportionate’ President Trump said “we were cocked and loaded to retaliate” after Iran struck an American drone, but he said the 150 predicted deaths was not a proportionate action....
16:00, 2019-06-21

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
20:28, 2019-05-16

How Trump's sanctions are crippling Iran's economy The US move to reimpose sanctions on Iran and choke off the last remaining sources of Tehran's oil revenue has crippled the Iranian economy. For many ordinary Iranians, it's becoming increasingly hard to get by....
05:28, 2019-06-25

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...
01:56, 2019-05-21

Trump can't hide from Senate debate on Iran President Donald Trump may not want a high-profile congressional debate on war with Iran, but he might not have much say in the matter. Just as military tensions reach new heights with Tehran, the Senate is taking up its annual defense bill next wee...
02:28, 2019-06-22

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....
01:42, 2019-05-21

The Trump administration is trying to make war with Iran inevitable We should view Iran’s recent posturing for what it is: retaliation to the Trump administration’s unnecessary and deliberate provocationLast night, in response to Iran shooting down an American drone earlier this week, the United States came within on...
10:00, 2019-06-22

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...
16:42, 2019-05-16

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) ...
20:14, 2019-05-20

Trump: Iran will be met with 'great force' if it moves against U.S U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday Iran would be met with "great force" if it attempted anything against U.S. interests in the Middle East, adding that Tehran has been very hostile toward Washington....
04:28, 2019-05-21

Could Trump Use the Sept. 11 War Law to Attack Iran Without Going to Congress? Talk of purported Iran-Qaeda ties is raising questions about whether the Trump administration is laying the groundwork to claim that it needs no new legal authority to take military action....
22:42, 2019-06-19

Trump: It's 'looking like' Iran was responsible for Saudi oil attacks President Trump said Monday it’s “looking like” Iran was responsible for the weekend attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil supply and talked up the United States’ military might, but said he wanted to “avoid” war....
22:28, 2019-09-16

US point person on Iran says Trump wants to negotiate WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. special envoy says President Donald Trump’s Iran policy is ultimately aimed at bringing Tehran to the negotiating table. Brian Hook briefed lawmakers at a House panel Wednesday amid concerns from some in Congress that...
19:56, 2019-06-19

As Trump Accuses Iran, He Has One Problem: His Own Credibility For any president, accusing another country of an act of war presents a challenge to overcome skepticism at home and abroad. For a president known for falsehoods and bombast, it is far more daunting....
03:28, 2019-06-15

Trump reportedly cancels attack on Iran as US planes were in the air BACK FROM THE BRINK: Last night all signs pointed to an imminent U.S. military response to Iran’s shootdown of an unmanned American spy plane Thursday morning. While President Trump was cagey with reporters yesterday, suggesting that perhaps “somebod...
15:42, 2019-06-21

Why Trump shouldn't run the North Korea playbook on Iran North Korea's ongoing weapons program has shown why an imperfect nuclear deal is better than no deal at all. By applying "maximum pressure," the US has isolated Tehran and failed to stop Pyongyang....
16:42, 2019-09-13

Saudi Arabia is benefiting from Trump's Iran sanctions The Trump administration's sanctions on Iran's energy industry have been good for Saudi Arabia's oil business in Asia, the U.S. government said Wednesday....
01:56, 2019-06-20

Trump hints US will respond soon to Iran shooting down drone President Trump said at the White House Thursday that he would soon decide how the US would respond to the downing of a US drone by Iran. “You will soon find out,” Trump said as he welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for a bilateral meeti...
19:00, 2019-06-20

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah hard 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.  ...
22:14, 2019-05-18

Trump says G7 nears conclusion on Iran, Merkel says long way to go U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday there had been "great unity" among G7 leaders on the question of how to deal with Iran at a summit in France and they had "more or less" come to a conclusion....
12:14, 2019-08-26

Tehran tense as Iran awaits Trump's next move The prospect of US retaliatory strikes has loomed over Iranian conversation for days. But with daily problems so desperate, reactions in Tehran to escalating tensions with the US have been somewhat muted....
23:56, 2019-06-21

At G7, Trump Embraces Consensus Over Confrontation on China and Iran Concluding a head-spinning summit without his previous spite toward allies, President Trump left France with a fragile consensus to seek resolution on several crises....
01:00, 2019-08-27

Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' with uranium enrichment Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, drawing a warning from U.S. President Donald Trump that Tehran was "playing with fire."...
01:56, 2019-07-02

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting at Washington's request to weigh Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
22:14, 2019-07-10

Iran Says Talks With Trump Depend on Lifting U.S. Sanctions (KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its “economic terrorism” that has hurt ordinary Iranians. Zarif s...
04:42, 2019-08-30

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...
11:28, 2019-05-06

Analysts believe US, Iran remain far apart despite Trump's comments on talks Analysts doubt much headway has been made between the U.S. and Iran, despite President Donald Trump's comments that Iran would like to engage in talks....
23:56, 2019-07-16

Trump administration sanctions Iran’s foreign minister The US on Wednesday slapped financial sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, as part of its escalating campaign of pressure against the Islamic Republic. The unusual action of penalizing the top diplomat of another nation c...
00:56, 2019-08-01

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...
08:42, 2019-05-19

For Trump, ‘Judgment Time Is Coming’ on How to Respond to Iran The shooting down of an American spy drone will test the president’s conflicting impulses between employing bellicose language and avoiding foreign wars....
05:56, 2019-06-21

Iran’s Rouhani Says No Talks With Trump Until Sanctions Are Lifted President Emmanuel Macron of France is trying to get the adversaries to meet. Like President Trump, President Hassan Rouhani set conditions for talks....
23:00, 2019-08-27

Trump says his ‘gut’ tells him Iran is ready to deal on nukes READY TO DEAL: President Trump says he believes Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be ready to negotiate a new agreement to resolve the stalemate over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which Trump rejected as insufficient to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions...
23:28, 2019-08-27

Trump says he could possibly meet with Iran's Rouhani at U.N. meeting U.S. President Trump on Wednesday left the door open to a possible meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming meeting of the United Nations General Assembly....
19:42, 2019-09-04

Trump said he's open to talks with Iran's president. Even if it happens, it'll probably be another photo-op LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have signaled they'd be open to talks under certain conditions. There are numerous obstacles to these potential talks — including Trump's hawkish advis...
06:14, 2019-08-28

Trump denies friction with top aides over Iran policy U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday denied friction with his hawkish foreign policy advisers on Iran, specifically giving statements of support to White House national security adviser John Bolton and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
00:14, 2019-05-18

Oil Tanker Attacks Put Trump’s Iran Red Line to the Test On May 19, President Donald Trump appeared to set a red line in a tweet: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!” Nearly a month later, Iran has put Trump’s red line to...
07:28, 2019-06-14

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....
00:56, 2019-05-18

Trump Says It ‘Looks’ Like Iran Hit the Saudis, But Military Retaliation Isn’t Being Considered Yet WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Monday it “looks” like Iran was behind the explosive attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities. But he stressed that military retaliation was not yet on the table in response to the str...
06:14, 2019-09-17

President Trump: Military Action Against Iran Still ‘on the Table’ WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday he’s still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is “always on the table until we get this solved.̶...
22:56, 2019-06-22

Trump halted military response to Iran because it was ‘not proportionate’ President Trump confirmed Friday that the US was “cocked & loaded” to launch a retaliatory strike against Iran shooting down a drone — but canceled it with 10 minutes to spare when told 150 people would die, saying it was not “proportionate” an...
16:14, 2019-06-21

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...
01:42, 2019-05-16

Trump says Iran 'made a very big mistake' by shooting down drone U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said Iran made "a very big mistake" by shooting down a U.S. military drone that Tehran said was on a spy mission over its territory, in an incident that fanned fears of wider military conflict in the Middle Eas...
19:28, 2019-06-20

Trump Softens Tone on China, Iran at G-7 Summit President Trump sought to dial down trade tensions with China and said he was open to meeting with Iran’s president, as he struck a more conciliatory note on the final day of the Group of Seven summit....
04:14, 2019-08-27

Iran tests President Trump’s ‘America First’ pledge WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation’s many foreign entanglements and put “America First.” But as his administration eyes the prospect of military conflict with Iran, Trump...
02:28, 2019-05-18

Trump: Iran's shootdown of drone maybe accidental Donald Trump is playing down Iran's downing of an American drone, saying that it might have been a mistake executed by someone just being "loose and stupid." He said it was a "new wrinkle" in escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran. (June ...
21:42, 2019-06-20

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
16:42, 2019-06-21

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...
10:56, 2019-05-22

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....
05:28, 2019-05-09

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​removes crippling ​economic ​sanctions he imposed after withdrawing from the 2015 nuclear deal. ̶...
17:14, 2019-07-16

The Latest: Trump: US was ‘cocked and loaded’ to strike Iran WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on The United States and Iran’s tensions over the shoot-down of a massive U.S. drone (all times local): 9:25 a.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran fo...
17:28, 2019-06-21

Trump says U.S. will talk to Britain after Iran seizes oil tanker U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he would talk to the United Kingdom after Iran's Revolutionary Guards said it had seized a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf....
23:14, 2019-07-19

Trump targets Iran’s leaders with new round of sanctions President Trump signed an executive order Monday to slap “hard-hitting” sanctions on Iran that would also target the country’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, for being the architect of the country’s belligerent behavi...
23:14, 2019-06-24

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 ...
12:14, 2019-05-17

U.S. warns Iran: Don’t mistake Trump’s ‘prudence’ for weakness _____ Iran should not take President Donald Trump’s decision to call off military strikes against the country as a sign of weakness, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday. Speaking alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
19:56, 2019-06-23

Trump Administration Imposes Sanctions on Iran’s Top Diplomat Officials described the foreign minister of Iran, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who worked closely with the Obama administration, as part of a “propaganda arm.”...
00:01, 2019-08-01

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
06:28, 2019-06-23

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....
03:00, 2019-05-22

Trump, Senate leaders react to US-Iran tensions As President Donald Trump declares that "Iran made a very big mistake" in shooting down a U.S. drone, Republican and Democratic leaders publicly address the escalating tensions with Iran on the Senate floor Thursday morning. (June 20)   &#...
19:28, 2019-06-20

On eve of debate, Senator Warren rips Trump on Iran On the eve of the first Democratic presidential debate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, rising in public opinion polls, slammed President Donald Trump’s posture toward Iran at a raucous town hall on Tuesday....
08:42, 2019-06-26

‘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...
23:56, 2019-05-09

'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....
20:00, 2019-05-16

Trump Completely Undermines His Own Government's Case for War With Iran You know how everyone in the Trump administration, a bunch of hawks in Congress, and the nitwits on Fox News are trying to set the stage for war with Iran over the country’s alleged attacks on Norwegian- and Japanese-owned oil tankers, a dispute in w...
16:56, 2019-06-18

Trump calls Iran's shooting down of U.S. drone fly in ointment President Donald Trump on Thursday called Iran's shooting down of a U.S. military drone a new fly in the ointment and said it could have been a mistake....
19:28, 2019-06-20

Trump Expected to Announce New Economic Sanctions on Iran The president has said he wants to tighten sanctions in the hopes of driving Tehran into negotiations on a deal to place additional limits on its nuclear activity and curb its aggression....
16:56, 2019-06-24

Senate defeats measure to restrain Trump on Iran The U.S. Senate on Friday defeated legislation that would have barred President Donald Trump from launching an attack on Iran without first obtaining the approval of Congress, except in self-defense....
22:00, 2019-06-28

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

Trump threatens attacks on Iran in retaliation for strikes President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to attack Iran in retaliation for any strikes by Tehran "on anything American," after Iran said new U.S. sanctions precluded any diplomacy and called the White House actions "mentally retarded."...
18:42, 2019-06-25

The UK must stand up to Trump over Iran | Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi The US is threatening stability in the Middle East. Britain must support the Iran nuclear dealNot for the first time, nor certainly the last, the Persian Gulf is a veritable tinderbox. The immediate reason for the increase in tensions is the Royal Ma...
17:28, 2019-07-12

Mark Levin: Stop blaming Trump for Iran "Life, Liberty & Levin" host Mark Levin appeared on "Hannity" Thursday where he blasted Iran apologists in the media and defended National Security Advisor John Bolton....
07:56, 2019-06-21

Trump says Iran appears to be culprit for Saudi oil attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that it looked like Iran was responsible for attacks over the weekend on Saudi Arabian oil plants, but he was in no rush to respond and was still trying to find out who was behind the strikes....
22:28, 2019-09-16

Trump says 'not talking boots on the ground' if action taken against Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was "not talking boots on the ground" should military action be necessary against Iran, and said any conflict would not last long....
19:00, 2019-06-26

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense Secretary Ash Carter....
01:56, 2019-06-15

Iran rules out Trump meeting until sanctions lifted Iran's president has sunk the chances of imminent talks with Donald Trump by saying he won't hold discussions until the US lifts its sanctions on his country....
13:28, 2019-08-27

Trump: Iran 'better be careful' after backing away further from nuclear deal President Trump lobbed a strong warning to Iran on Sunday after the rogue nation announced it had ratcheted up its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
10:28, 2019-07-08

Trump said it appears Iran is behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities President Trump on Monday said it appears Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and suggested that if the US helps militarily the kingdom may have to pick up some of the tab. “Well, it’s looking that way,” Trump told reporters at the Whi...
23:28, 2019-09-16

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...
02:28, 2019-05-09

Trump says Iran nuclear deal possible as sanctions bite U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
13:14, 2019-05-27

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign minister says during Pakistan visit The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran Khan, was not made public....
02:42, 2019-05-25

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....
03:00, 2019-05-17

CNN's Fareed Zakaria: 'Thousands' could die because of Trump's sanctions on Iran CNN host Fareed Zakaria warned President Trump on Monday night that "thousands" could potentially die due to the new sanctions his administration has placed on Iran. ...
07:56, 2019-06-25

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and whe...
00:56, 2019-05-25

Trump threatens 'obliteration' if Iran attacks 'anything American' Donald Trump has warned Iran that an attack on "anything American" will be met with "great and overwhelming force", with parts of the country facing "obliteration"....
00:28, 2019-06-26

Iran’s President Says No Talks With Trump Unless Sanctions Are Lifted (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op. Hassan Rouhan...
16:14, 2019-08-27

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 ...
08:14, 2019-05-01

Trump says war with Iran would not involve ground troops and not last long During a television interview, the president also referenced his decision to call off a planned military strike, saying, “I’ve been very nice to them.”...
17:14, 2019-06-26

Iran's President Will Only Meet Trump If U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both leaders appeared to be opening up to possible talks....
18:14, 2019-08-27

Iran's president says no talks with Trump until sanctions are scrapped Renewed hopes for talks between US President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani were dealt a blow on Tuesday when Rouhani said there would be no meeting until economic sanctions imposed on Tehran are removed....
14:42, 2019-08-27

Trump says Iran made ‘big mistake’ in downing US drone WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Thursday that “Iran made a very big mistake” in shooting down a U.S. drone. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump was briefed Wednesday night and again Thursday morning abou...
16:42, 2019-06-20

The Latest: Trump says ‘no doubt’ Iran drone was destroyed President Donald Trump says there is “no doubt about it” that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone, despite Iranian denials that it lost an unmanned aircraft...
20:14, 2019-07-19

Trump says U.S. not involved in Iran satellite launch failure U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that the United States was not involved with a failed Iranian rocket launch, and he wished Tehran luck at finding out what went wrong....
22:42, 2019-08-30

Trump Threatens ‘Obliteration’ if Iran Attacks U.S. Interests (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — President Donald Trump says an Iranian attack on any American interest will be met with “great and overwhelming force” and in some areas, “overwhelming will mean obliteration.” Trump issue...
03:56, 2019-06-26

Trump Accuses Iran in Explosions That Crippled Oil Tankers In his first public comments since two ships were damaged by explosions, the president said “Iran did do it” and warned Tehran against closing the Strait of Hormuz....
14:56, 2019-06-14

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....
05:56, 2019-05-17

Trump insists he had 'absolute right' to tweet Iran photo Donald Trump has said he had "the absolute right" to tweet a photo of what appeared to be the site of a failed Iranian satellite launch, prompting questions over whether the president had disclosed US surveillance secrets....
08:42, 2019-08-31

US President Trump 'open to talk' to 'threatening' Iran The US president has suggested that he is willing to talk to Iranian leadership despite tensions between Washington and Tehran. But US officials have warned of "a swift and decisive US response" if Iran strikes first....
03:56, 2019-05-10

Trump issues new sanctions on Iran’s industrial metals President Trump signed an executive order 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, pet...
03:00, 2019-05-09

Iran president steps back from possible Trump talks Hassan Rouhani says US must first lift sanctions before summit can take placeIran’s president has back-pedalled on possible talks with Donald Trump and now says the US president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran.Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesd...
12:42, 2019-08-27

Trump denies wanting Iran regime change President Donald Trump says he’s not intent on toppling Iran’s regime to stop it acquiring nuclear arms. His nominee for defense secretary Mark Esper says the US ‘needs to get back on the diplomatic channel.’...
01:00, 2019-07-17

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both leaders appeared to be opening up to possible talks....
19:28, 2019-08-27

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....
22:00, 2019-05-17

Trump talks to Saudi crown prince on Iran, oil U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Friday to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Middle East stability and the oil market, the White House said, after tensions with Iran prompted a rise in oil prices....
19:42, 2019-06-21

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency......
20:14, 2019-07-10

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become the first permanent US defence secretary in more than six months, has said that the US is not seekin...
02:28, 2019-07-17

Allies See a Familiar U.S. Pattern in Trump’s Iran Reversal The move intensified global doubts about the president’s judgment and the power wielded by the United States. But some analysts also praised Mr. Trump’s restraint....
21:56, 2019-06-23

Trump pushes back on Iran nuke threat President Trump on Friday punched back at Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after he defiantly declared that his country would increase the level of enriched uranium by “any amount we want,” rejecting pleas from European powers to uphold the terms of ...
01:14, 2019-07-04

Trump says it appears Iran is behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities President Trump on Monday said it appears Iran was behind the attack on Saudi oil facilities and suggested that if the US helps militarily the kingdom may have to pick up some of the tab. “Well, it’s looking that way,” Trump told reporters at the Whi...
08:14, 2019-09-17

'We have nothing to hide', Iran envoy replies to Trump allegation All Iran's nuclear activities are monitored by the U.N. atomic watchdog policing its nuclear deal with major powers, its ambassador to the watchdog said on Wednesday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said it was secretly enriching uranium....
19:28, 2019-07-10

NBA Considers Raising Fine For Tampering To Four Times The Fine For Being Donald Sterling Tampering is the gripe of the hour among NBA owners, which explains why the NBA’s board of governors will vote on new measures this coming Friday. “It’s pointless, at the end of the day, to have rules that we can’t enforce,” reads a quote by NBA comm...
01:00, 2019-09-17

Iran's Revolutionary Guards reject talks with U.S. after Trump offer Iran's Revolutionary Guards said on Friday Tehran will not negotiate with the United States and denied any U.S. attack was likely, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump urged talks and said he could not rule out a military confrontation....
14:14, 2019-05-10

Iran Has Ties to Al Qaeda, Trump Officials Tell Skeptical Congress Some lawmakers fear briefings by Mike Pompeo, the secretary of state, and others are an attempt to provide legal cover for a military strike, echoing the Iraq War....
20:28, 2019-06-19

Schiff agrees with Trump: 'No question' Iran attacked oil tankers Rep. Adam Schiff. D-Calif., often a harsh critic of President Trump, agrees with him on one thing: the idea that Iran was behind the bombing of two oil tankers in Gulf of Oman last week....
20:56, 2019-06-16

Iran denies Trump claim that US destroyed Iranian drone Iran has denied President Donald Trump’s claim that a U.S. warship destroyed an Iranian drone near the Persian Gulf in another escalation of tensions between the two countries less than a month after Trump nearly launched an airstrike...
20:14, 2019-07-19

Iran president backpedals, wants Trump to lift sanctions before any possible talks Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op....
15:28, 2019-08-27

Trump Undercuts John Bolton on North Korea and Iran During a trip to Japan, President Trump contradicted John R. Bolton, his national security adviser, on North Korean missile launches and overthrowing the government in Iran....
21:28, 2019-05-28