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World Jul 22Iran says it arrested 17 CIA recruits. Trump calls claim ‘totally false’
An Iranian intelligence official said at a news conference in Tehran the arrests happened over the past months.
World Jul 18Iran state TV: Revolutionary Guard seizes oil tanker and 12 crew members
The seizure is the latest in a series of dramatic developments as tensions mount between the United States and Iran.
World Jul 07Iran to raise uranium enrichment beyond nuclear deal limits
Iran announced Sunday it will increase its uranium enrichment to an unspecified level beyond the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, breaking another limit set under the accord and furthering heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S.
World Jul 03Rouhani: Iran will enrich uranium to ‘any amount we want’
Iran's president warned European partners in its faltering nuclear deal on Wednesday that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday, putting pressure on them to offer a way around intense U.S.
World Jun 25Iran’s president says latest U.S. sanctions mean ‘permanent closure’ for diplomacy
President Hassan Rouhani went on to call the sanctions against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei "outrageous and idiotic," especially as the 80-year-old Shiite cleric has no plans to ever travel to the United States.
World Jun 20Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down U.S. drone amid tensions
Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over the collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, though they disputed the circumstances of the incident.
World Jun 17Iran says it will exceed uranium stockpile limit in 10 days
The spokesman for Iran's atomic agency warned that the country could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
World May 28Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says it has no fear of war with U.S.
Tensions between Washington and Tehran have soared with America deploying an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over an unexplained threat it perceives from Tehran.
World May 17Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal
Iran's foreign minister traveled Friday to China on his Asian tour aimed at keeping world markets open to Tehran amid an intense sanctions campaign from the U.S. as tensions across the Persian Gulf remain high.
World May 15Iran’s supreme leader makes uranium enrichment threat
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, meanwhile, ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff on Wednesday to leave Iraq immediately amid escalating tensions with Iran.