Iran nuclear deal

'I hope not': President Trump on US war with Iran

Tensions started to spiral last year when Trump pulled out of a deal the U.S. and other world powers signed with Iran during the Obama administration.

published on : 17th May 2019

Russia not 'fire brigade' to save Iran deal: Vladimir Putin

The Russian President said that he had urged Iran not to quit the 2015 agreement.

published on : 15th May 2019

Nuclear chief says Iran exploring new uranium enrichment

If it chooses to restart the programme, it could resume mass enrichment at its main facility in the central Iranian town of Natanz.

published on : 14th January 2019

Will not allow Iran obtain nuclear weapons: Trump

Trump told the Jewish community that the US now has "left the horrible Iran nuclear" deal.

published on : 7th December 2018

US security chief John Bolton vows to 'squeeze' Iran

President Donald Trump has dramatically increased pressure on Tehran, withdrawing from an international agreement aimed at ending its nuclear programme.

published on : 13th November 2018

US to allow eight countries including India to continue buying Iran oil after Nov 5 sanctions

Pompeo said that countries like India, if it gets the exemption, would be asked to bring down their oil imports from Iran to zero in six months' time.

published on : 3rd November 2018

US reimposes all Iran sanctions lifted under nuclear deal

The sanctions that'll come into force Monday penalize countries that don't stop importing Iranian oil and foreign companies that do business with blacklisted Iranian entities.

published on : 2nd November 2018

US President Donald Trump takes anti-Iran campaign to UN Security Council

The United States has moved to reimpose sanctions that had been lifted under the landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program and has vowed to punish foreign firms that do business with Iran.

published on : 26th September 2018

After North Korea, Donald Trump targets Iran with 'maximum pressure'

While Trump has not totally ruled out meeting with Rouhani on the sidelines of the General Assembly, the Iranian president appears in no mood to meet his US counterpart.

published on : 25th September 2018

European powers try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive amid US sanctions

Their delicate, and perhaps unrealistic, task is to build a case for Tehran to respect the deal's limits on its nuclear program even though Washington has pulled out.

published on : 21st September 2018

Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran this month

Trump in May withdrew from the accord between Iran and six world powers aimed at stalling Tehran's nuclear capabilities in return for lifting some sanctions.

published on : 5th September 2018

Iran parliament drops plan to impeach education minister

President Hassan Rouhani has faced mounting pressure from lawmakers over his handling of an economic crisis, partly triggered by the withdrawal of the United States from the 2015 nuclear deal.

published on : 2nd September 2018

US accuses Iran of bad faith over sanctions lawsuit

Iran has asked the International Court of Justice to order the United States to lift the sanctions, reimposed after US President Donald Trump pulled out of a multilateral 2015 accord.

published on : 30th August 2018

Iran's Khamenei says ready to abandon nuclear deal if needed

Khamenei said talks should continue with Europe, which is trying to salvage the 2015 agreement despite the withdrawal of the United States.

published on : 29th August 2018

International Court of Justice has no jurisdiction in Iran's nuclear-related sanctions case: US

Iran has argued that US President Donald Trump breached a 1955 treaty with his decision to reimpose the sanctions after withdrawing from a multilateral nuclear accord.

published on : 28th August 2018
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