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    July 20, 2015  

    In our news wrap Monday, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to approve the Iran nuclear deal, setting the stage for the lifting of economic sanctions in return for limits on Tehran’s nuclear capabilities. Also, a suicide bombing at a cultural center near Turkey’s border killed 31 people. Continue reading

  • Sen. Ted Cruz speaks with PBS NewsHour
    July 15, 2015  

    Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican presidential candidate and author of the new memoir “A Time for Truth,” joins Gwen Ifill to discuss what he calls the “catastrophic” nuclear deal with Iran, why he likes Donald Trump’s style, Cruz’s heritage as a Cuban American and why he’s running for president. Continue reading

  • An Iranian man flashes the victory sign as an other holds the Iranian national flag during celebration in northern Tehran on July 14, 2015,after Iran's nuclear negotiating team struck a deal with world powers in Vienna. Major powers clinched a historic deal Tuesday aimed at ensuring Iran does not obtain the nuclear bomb, opening up Tehran's stricken economy and potentially ending decades of bad blood with the West. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE        (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)
    July 14, 2015  

    To evaluate the significance and effectiveness of the Iran nuclear agreement, Judy Woodruff gets reaction from former CIA Director James Woolsey, Dennis Ross, a former Middle East peace envoy, former National Security Advisor Sandy Berger and retired Gen. Michael Hayden, also a former CIA director. Continue reading

  • EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran.A young boy stands behind a flag as he and his mother, supporters of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, wait for his arrival at Tehran's Mehrabad International Airport May 5, 2010, after his trip to attend the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference at United Nations Headquarters in New York.  REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION IMAGES OF THE DAY) - RTR2DHZS
    July 14, 2015  

    Any deal will go to the U.N. Security Council, which is expected to endorse it by the end of the month, to start the mechanics of implementation — long-term, verifiable limits on Iranian nuclear programs that could be used to make weapons in exchange for an end to sanctions on the Islamic Republic. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) meets with foreign ministers and delegations from Germany, France, China, Britain, Russia and the European Union at a hotel in Vienna, Austria July 13, 2015. Iran and six world powers were close to clinching an historic pact on Monday that would bring Iran sanctions relief in exchange for curbs on its nuclear programme, but an Iranian negotiator said he could not guarantee a deal was imminent.  REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTX1K6H6
    July 13, 2015  

    Despite hope that Iran and the world’s powers would reach a nuclear deal Monday, efforts to reach an Iranian nuclear deal were stymied once again. Gwen Ifill talks to Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg about what happened and what’s to come. Continue reading

  • on April 14, 2015 in Washington, DC.
    April 14, 2015  

    Senators wrapped up a deal on a bill that would enable Congress to weigh in on a nuclear agreement with Iran. The White House suggested that under the new revision, the president’s veto threat might go away. Meanwhile, Iran’s foreign minister announced talks for a final deal will begin in April, and insisted again on lifting sanctions all at once. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State Kerry holds a negotiation meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif over Iran's nuclear programme in Lausanne
    March 19, 2015  

    There were conflicting assessments of the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Switzerland, with some officials expressing cautious optimism and others saying the two sides are still far apart. Meanwhile, the Associated Press reported that a potential deal would cut Iran’s centrifuges by 40 percent for at least a decade, in exchange for the phasing out of U.S. economic sanctions. Gwen Ifill reports. Continue reading

  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifies at a Senate hearing on the department's FY2016 funding request in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 24. Photo by Yuri Gripas/Reuters
    March 11, 2015   BY Bradley Klapper 

    WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that U.S. lawmakers won’t be able to change the terms of any nuclear agreement with Iran because it won’t be legally binding, a statement likely to inspire greater congressional opposition.
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    November 23, 2014  

    A Monday deadline looms for a nuclear deal between Iran and the West. Hari Sreenivasan is joined by NewsHour’s William Brangham, who reported from Iran earlier this year, and David Sanger of the New York Times via Skype, who is in Vienna covering the talks. Continue reading

  • A rise in violence from terrorism groups like Boko Haram in Nigeria, above, and the Islamic State group militants, have contributed to a 35 percent spike in terror attacks between 2013 and 2014, according to new statistics released by the State Department.
    July 14, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, a new video surfaced from the militant group Boko Haram in which the group’s leader claims responsibility for attacks never reported by the Nigerian government. The militant leader also offered to trade in kidnapped schoolgirls for jailed fighters. Also, Secretary of State John Kerry met one-on-one with his Iranian counterpart in continuing talks on Iran’s nuclear program. Continue reading

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