US imposes sanctions on Iran space agency after failed launch

Politics 09/04/19, 06:21

The State Department imposed sanctions on Iran's space agency on Tuesday, Sept. 3 following a failed rocket launch last week, which the United States suspects was an effort to develop its ballistic missile program. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement that Iran's recent attempt to launch a space ...

U.S. sanctions Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Zarif

Politics 08/01/19, 07:29

President Trump's administration on Wednesday, July 31, imposed financial sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, amid escalating tensions between the two nations in which top officials called unacceptable provocations by Tehran. The U.S. sanctions follows Tehran's latest missile-test launch, the seizure of a British oil tanker in the Strait ...

Iran blasts US efforts to turn Europe against nuclear deal

Europe 02/17/19, 05:53

Iran's foreign minister is blasting the United States' "unhealthy fixation" with his country and condemning the Trump administration's efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mohammad Javad Zarif addressed the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, a day after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence prodded ...

Iran’s ‘revolution babies’ weigh their progress since 1979

World 02/07/19, 02:11

They were born after their parents' protests brought down the shah of Iran in 1979, when enthusiasm gave way to the hard years of U.S.-led isolation and a bloody, eight-year war with Iraq. Iran's "revolution babies" are a major force in the country today, in the wake of the overthrow of ...

Trump warns Europeans not to try to evade Iran sanctions

Politics 01/28/19, 00:57

The Trump administration is closely eyeing efforts in Europe to set up an alternative money payment channel to ease doing business with Iran and avoid running afoul of sanctions the U.S. has levied on the Islamic republic. The White House is putting the Europeans on notice, saying that if they try ...

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