Obama Admin: Iran Nuke Deal Nonbinding

John Kerry

State Department officials have acknowledged again to Congress that the recently adopted Iran nuclear agreement is not a legally binding document and was not formally signed by any party, according to another in a series of letters sent by the administration to Congress.

U.S. Grants Reprieve to Firm Aiding Iran in Evading U.S. Sanctions

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani smiles while replying to a question during a news conference on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly at United Nations Headquarters in New York September 26

An Italian company penalized for violating U.S. sanctions on Iran has been de-listed by the Obama administration, prompting criticism from experts who believe the United States is caving to the Islamic Republic’s demands before it upholds its end of the recent nuclear deal, according to information provided by the Treasury and State Departments.

Iran Says Washington Post Reporter Rezaian Sentenced to Prison

Jason Rezaian

DUBAI (Reuters) – An Iranian court has sentenced Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to a prison term, the state news agency said on Sunday quoting a judiciary spokesman, a case that is a sensitive issue in contentious U.S.-Iranian relations.

Iran’s Uranium Stockpile Has Grown

Members of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' (IRGC) Aerospace Force salute at an underground missile base with launcher units in an undisclosed location / Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran’s stockpile of low-enriched uranium has increased in the past three months even though Tehran is supposed to reduce it significantly under a deal with major powers, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Wednesday in a confidential report seen by Reuters.

Iran Threatens to Walk
Away from Nuke Deal


Iran has threatened to walk away from the recently inked nuclear deal and stop rolling back its nuclear enrichment program, according to recent comments by Hassan Rouhani, the Islamic Republic’s president.

Rouhani, in comments on Thursday, threatened to break the deal if the United States imposes any new sanctions on Iran, even ones concerning the country’s human rights abuses and its ballistic missile program