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Nation Dec 07Iran frees Chinese-American scholar for US-held scientist
Iran and the U.S. conducted a prisoner exchange Saturday that saw a detained Princeton scholar released for an Iranian scientist held by America, marking a rare diplomatic breakthrough between Tehran and Washington after months of tensions.
World Nov 05Iran to fuel centrifuges in new step away from nuclear deal
President Hassan Rouhani's announcement means that Iran's Fordo nuclear facility, publicly revealed only 10 years ago, again will become an active atomic site rather than a research facility as envisioned by the landmark 2015 accord.
World Nov 04Iran breaks further from nuclear deal on anniversary of U.S. Embassy crisis
Iran is doubling the number of advanced centrifuges it operates.
World Oct 11Iran oil tanker struck by missiles near Saudi Arabia, officials say
Iranian state television said the explosion damaged two storerooms aboard the oil tanker and caused an oil leak into the Red Sea.
World Oct 02Iran supports European plan to bolster nuclear deal
The plan includes preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, securing its support for regional peace, lifting U.S. sanctions and the immediate resumption of Iranian oil exports, according to Iran's president.
World Sep 27Iran releases British oil tanker held since July
The tanker has been held outside the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas since its July 19 seizure.
World Sep 22Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened
Iran's president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticizing a new U.S.-led coalition patrolling the region's waterways as nationwide parades showcased the Islamic Republic's military arsenal.
World Sep 18Iran promises to retaliate if U.S. targets it over Saudi oil attack
Trump tweeted Wednesday, "I have just instructed the Secretary of the Treasury to substantially increase Sanctions on the country of Iran!"…
World Sep 17Iran supreme leader rules out talks with U.S. ‘at any level’
Iran is facing allegations it is behind a devastating weekend attack on a Saudi oil field and the world's largest crude oil processing plant.
World Sep 11Iran urges U.S. to ‘put warmongers aside’ after Bolton firing
Iran President Hassan Rouhani's remarks signaled approval of President Donald Trump's abrupt dismissal of John Bolton as national security adviser.