Iran Nuclear Deal

NY Times Dings Trump on Hong Kong Response, Excuses Obama

Reported criticism of Obama's similar stance toward Iran as conservative 'pressure'

Trump ObamaNew York Times reporters have criticized President Donald Trump's stance toward pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Their reporting on President Barack Obama's muted stance toward similar protests in Iran a decade ago was passive.

German Refusal to Join American Anti-Iran Coalition Rankles U.S. Diplomats

U.S. Amb. to Germany: 'German participation would help deescalate the situation'

UAE-GULF-SHIPPINGTop U.S. diplomats are pressuring the German government to reverse its recent decision to decline participation in a U.S.-led coalition in the Persian Gulf aimed at combating Iran's repeated attempts to hijack international oil tankers, according to multiple U.S. officials who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon.

Cruz: ‘Deep State’ Working Behind Trump’s Back to Save Iran Nuke Deal

Texas senator: 'Staffers at Treasury and State...continue working tirelessly to preserve the Obama Iran deal'

Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) is accusing multiple senior Trump administration officials in both the Treasury and State Departments of actively working behind President Donald Trump's back to save the Iran nuclear deal and continue providing Tehran with waivers permitting the regime to conduct sensitive nuclear work at a military site that houses Iran's nuclear weapons program.

Obama’s Pro-Iran Echo Chamber Finds New Ally in Rand Paul

Paul strategizing with Iranian FM Zarif to pressure Trump into lifting sanctions

With the Iranian economy teetering on the brink of collapse, senior Iranian officials and their allies in the former administration's self-described pro-Iran echo chamber have been scrambling to drive a wedge between President Donald Trump and his national security team.

Iran Caught Smuggling Nuke Materials Out of U.S.

'Carbon fiber has many aerospace and defense applications'

An Iranian national was caught by the Trump administration attempting to smuggle materials that can be used to enrich uranium, the key component in a nuclear weapon, out of the U.S., according to the Justice Department.

Sanctions Loopholes Still Permit Iranian Nuke Research at Military Site

Battle has been raging inside Trump admin for months over status of sanctions waivers for Iran

Pressure is mounting on the State Department to nix a series of sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue some its most contested nuclear weapons research, including at a secretive military bunker known to have housed the Islamic Republic's bomb program, according to multiple U.S. officials working on the matter.

Secret Iranian Nuclear Weapons Facility Still Up and Running

Report: 'Everything required to enrich uranium to weapons grade could be quickly reconstituted'

Iran never ended critical nuclear weapons work at an underground military bunker able to "enrich uranium to weapons grade" levels, according to a new watchdog report, reigniting calls for the Trump administration to close loopholes permitting the Islamic Republic to continue nuclear research.

Trump Sanctions Hezbollah Agents in Lebanese Government

Members of terror network doing 'Iran's bidding'

The Trump administration on Tuesday issued a bevy of new sanctions on a terror network of Lebanese Hezbollah agents who have been performing "Iran's bidding" across the region, according to the Treasury Department.