Nuclear Iran

Lawmakers Demand Trump Admin Nix Loopholes Permitting Iranian Nuke Work

Members petition administration to amp up international sanctions

A delegation of 50 members of Congress petitioned the Trump administration on Wednesday to cancel a series of sanctions waivers that have permitted Iran to continue its most contested nuclear research, including at a military site known to have housed the Islamic Republic's bomb program, according to a copy of the letter exclusively obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

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.

Iran Breaches Bans on Enriched Uranium in Nuclear Escalation

Leaders issue threats to U.S., promise further breaches of nuke deal

Iran made good on Monday on its threats to violate key nuclear commitments, warning that further breaches will be coming in the next weeks unless European nations still party to the nuclear agreement help Tehran skirt tough American sanctions and provide it with cash windfalls.

Trump Admin to Sanction Iran’s Last European Lifeline

New measures will hit network established to skirt toughest U.S. sanctions

Iranian President Hassan RouhaniThe Trump administration is considering new sanctions on Iran to stop it from using backdoor financial methods as a means to skirt U.S. economic sanctions on its business dealings with leading European nations, according to multiple U.S. officials who told the Free Beacon that Tehran is operating a "nuclear racket."

Iran, Afghanistan Ink Pact to Boost Nuke Production

Iran's President Hassan RouhaniIranian officials and their counterparts in Afghanistan announced on Tuesday that the countries would be expanding their joint nuclear work, including ventures in atomic energy, according to the Tehran’s state-controlled press.