Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist

U.S. 12/07/19, 04:28

Iran and the U.S. conducted a prisoner exchange Saturday that saw a detained Princeton scholar released for an Iranian scientist held by America, marking a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions. In a trade conducted in ...

Iran breaches uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal

Europe 07/01/19, 20:34

Iran has broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and international inspectors, Tehran said Monday. It's the first major departure from the unraveling agreement a year after the U.S. ...

Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talks

Europe 05/23/19, 03:50

A senior German diplomat is in Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington.The Foreign Ministry says Political Director Jens Ploetner is meeting with ...

Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf

Asia & Pacific 05/20/19, 11:57

Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf, and Tehran threatening to resume higher uranium enrichment. The tensions come a year after President Donald Trump withdrew ...

Key events raising tensions in the Persian Gulf

World 05/15/19, 10:48

Tensions between the United States and Iran have soared in recent weeks, with Washington dispatching warships and bombers to the Persian Gulf, and Tehran threatening to resume higher uranium enrichment. The tensions come a year after President Donald Trump withdrew ...

Update: Kremlin says Pompeo didn’t ease Moscow concerns

Europe 05/15/19, 05:22

The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in Middle East amid heightened tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local): 2:20 p.m. The Kremlin's spokesman said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't offer President Vladimir ...

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