North Korea may test another intercontinental ballistic missile as early as Wednesday night, while Iran is preparing to launch a rocket into space, according to senior U.S. officials.
The Senate will likely strip a measure imposing sanctions against North Korea from a broader piece of legislation that encompasses sanctions against Russia and Iran for varying aggressions, the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee said Wednesday.
The families of four Americans imprisoned in Iran are pleading with officials in Tehran to free their loved ones as the Trump administration steps up its effort to secure their release.
The Central Intelligence Agency under President Trump is giving more authority to field operatives and cutting excessive bureaucracy in a bid to boost intelligence operations, CIA Director Mike Pompeo says.
The House on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to pass legislation that would impose additional sanctions against Russia for its interference in the 2016 election and ongoing aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
A U.S. Navy patrol boat fired warning shots toward an Iranian naval ship during a “tense encounter” in the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, according to an American defense official.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is promoting increased trade with Iran, despite clear opposition to this policy by the Trump White House, according to multiple sources who described the agency’s behavior as rogue and part of a lingering effort by the former Obama administration to promote international trade with the Islamic Republic.
The Trump administration is ratcheting up pressure on Iran as the landmark nuclear deal hits its two-year anniversary, according to senior U.S. officials who deemed Iran in violation of the agreement’s “spirit” when announcing a slew of new sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s illicit ballistic missile program and regional support for terrorism, including in Syria.
An Iranian citizen identified as a senior member of the country’s Basij military force was caught trying to enter the United States posing as a cancer researcher, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation who told the Washington Free Beacon that the Trump administration should begin investigating how the individual was granted a U.S. visa in the first place.