A major Clinton Foundation donor sold pipelines to Iran during Hillary Clinton’s tenure a Secretary of State, Newsweek reported last week.
VIENNA (Reuters) – The timing of sanctions relief is the sticking point in nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers this week in Vienna, where negotiations kicked off on Wednesday with a meeting between delegates from Tehran and the European Union.
Three U.S. men have been charged with illegally exporting $24 million in technology to Iran, including electronics that are often used for weapons and defense systems, according to a federal indictment that was unsealed on Friday.
The State Department on Monday would not rule out giving Iran up to $50 billion as a so-called “signing bonus” for agreeing to a nuclear deal later this year, according to comments made to reporters following reports that the Obama administration had formulated a plan to release tens-of-billions of frozen Iranian funds.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told military commanders on Sunday the United States had created the “myth” of nuclear weapons to portray Iran as a threat, hardening his rhetoric before nuclear negotiations resume this week.
A bill that would allow Congress to vote down sanctions relief for Iran based on a review of a final nuclear deal unanimously passed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, despite heavy lobbying up to the last minute by senior Obama administration officials and allied advocacy groups.
North Korea supplied several shipments of missile components to Iran during recent nuclear talks and the transfers appear to violate United Nations sanctions on both countries, according to U.S. intelligence officials.
A bipartisan team of lawmakers is warning that Russia’s decision to arm Iran with advanced missile systems would significantly erode America’s ability to launch a military strike against the Islamic Republic’s contested nuclear sites, according to a letter sent Monday to the Obama administration.
Russia’s announcement on Monday that it will proceed with the sale of advanced missile systems to Iran crosses a so-called “red line” established by the Obama administration in 2010, according to comments by senior administration officials.
MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday paved the way for long-overdue missile system deliveries to Iran and Moscow started an oil-for-goods swap with Tehran, showing the Kremlin’s determination to boost economic ties with the Islamic Republic.