Report: Obama Seeks Meeting With Iranian President

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President Barack Obama has sent two letters to senior Iranian leaders in recent months requesting a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, according to Persian language reports recently translated by a Middle East research organization.

Obama Admin Unsure If Iran Spent $3 Billion in New Cash on Terrorism

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Obama administration officials disclosed Tuesday that Iran has been granted access to about $3 billion in unfrozen assets in the months since the nuclear agreement was implemented, but it remains unclear to the administration if the Islamic Republic has spent any of this money to fund its global terrorism enterprise, according to top officials.

Anti-Israel Activist Linked to Terror Investigation Is Bernie Sanders Supporter

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A prominent Palestinian-American activist campaigning on behalf of Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has been linked to a terrorism investigations and has in the past insinuated that violence is a legitimate form of resistance against Israel, according to information compiled by the Washington Free Beacon.

Iran, Europe Pressuring U.S. to Grant Tehran Access to Financial Markets

EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini and Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif. / AP

Iranian and European officials say that they are pushing the United States to grant the Islamic Republic unprecedented access to American financial markets and the U.S. dollar, working against promises by top Obama administration officials who had claimed Iran would never be granted such access, according to recent remarks.