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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei Slams U.S. Republican's Letter

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei slammed a letter sent by a U.S. Republican, saying that he is worried because the United States is known for backstabbing.

Russian President Vladimir Putin (C) presides over a U.N. Security Council meeting in Moscow, March 6, 2015.

World Powers Eye Lifting Of U.N. Sanctions Vs. Iran

World powers are already considering the lifting of the United Nations' sanctions against Iran, if the Islamic country is able to come up with a deal that will regulate its nuclear activity.

Barack Obama

Iran Nuke Deal Pushes U.S. Republicans To Send Warning Letter To Iranian Officials

U.S. Republican Senators sent a warning letter to Iran in an effort to block President Barack Obama's effort to seal the Iran nuke deal.

Saudi Arabian Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal (C) in Cairo. Sept.1, 2013

Saudi Arabia Now World's Biggest Arms Importer

Saudi Arabia is now the world's biggest arms importer, surpassing the record of India, which was the world's biggest importer of arms in 2013.

A Shi'ite fighter gestures in the town of Hamrin in Salahuddin province. March 5, 2015.

Tikrit Offensive Must Not Fuel Sectarianism, U.S. Warns

The United States warns Iraq that an operation to regain control of the city of Tikrit from Islamic State militants must not fuel a sectarian conflict.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu’s U.S. Congress Speech Draws Mixed Reactions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reiterated Israel's stand against Iran during his U.S. Congressional speech on Tuesday, stirring various reactions from both the Republicans and Democrats.

Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Boehner Did Not Advise White House That Netanyahu Will Address Congress

House Speaker John Boehner is on another collision course. After incurring the ire of conservative Republicans over the Department of Homeland Security funding, this time he is going again against the White House.

Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, about 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran October 26, 2010.

Significant Gaps Remain in Iran-U.S. Nuclear Deal

Despite the high-level talks on Sunday between U.S. State Secretary John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a bid to have a comprehensive agreement by the end of February, significant gaps remain.


U.S. Surveillance Technology Spotted Overseas

U.S. surveillance has been spotted on Russian, Chinese, Iranian and Pakistani computers and networks.

Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran Pushes for Progress in Negotiations for Nuclear Program

Mohammad Javad Zarif, foreign minister of Iran, said last Sunday that Tehran did not want another extension of the talks limiting their nuclear programs, stressing that the expected economic sanctions should be lifted if an official agreement was reached.

Obama Administration Will Veto Eight Bills Passed By New Congress

President Obama threatens to veto all eight bills passed by the Republican-controlled Congress this January in what is coming out as most number of veto threats announced at the beginning of a new congress since Ronald Reagan's time.

House Speaker John Boehner

Boehner Skirts Protocol, Invites Netanyahu to U.S. Without Consulting Obama

U.S. Speaker of the House John Boehner might have violated some protocols as the White House questioned him about inviting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before the Congress regarding Iran without first consulting President Barack Obama.


FBI Warns U.S. Companies About Iranian Hackers

FBI has warned U.S. companies of hackers operating in Tehran, putting special emphasis on defense contractors, education institutions, and energy firms.

Iranian workers stand in front of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, about 1,200 km (746 miles) south of Tehran October 26, 2010.

Chinese National Extradited to U.S. for Smuggling Nuclear Parts to Iran

A Chinese man was extradited to Boston on Friday to face federal charges on suspicion of smuggling components manufactured in Massachusetts that could be used to make nuclear weapons in Iran.

John Kerry

U.S. Welcomes Iranian Offensive vs ISIS; Iran Denies Launching Air Strikes

Even if there is no U.S. military cooperation with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday welcomed reported military action from Tehran via air strikes against militant extremists in Iraq. Pentagon claimed that Iran conducted four air strikes against the Islamic State.

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