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World May 07Iran news agency says the country will withdraw from parts of nuclear deal
The terms of the withdrawal remain unclear, but President Hassan Rouhani is expected to explain Iran's decision in letters to leaders of Britain, France and Germany on Wednesday.
World Mar 10First time in Baghdad: Iran’s president to visit Iraq
Iran’s president is making his first official visit to Iraq this week as he faces mounting pressure from hard-liners at home in the wake of the Trump administration’s unraveling of the nuclear deal.
World Feb 25Iran’s foreign minister resigns amid nuclear deal turmoil
Mohammad Javad Zarif's resignation leaves Iran's relatively moderate President Hassan Rouhani without one of his main allies in pushing the Islamic Republic toward more negotiation with the West.
World Jan 09Iran says it is holding U.S. Navy veteran in prison
U.S. Navy veteran Michael R. White is the first American known to be detained under President Donald Trump's administration.
Politics Nov 05Iran president warns of ‘war situation’ as sanctions resume
Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with air defense drills and a statement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a "war situation," raising Mideast tensions as America's maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic takes hold.
World Sep 22Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25
Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people.
Politics Jul 23Trump’s tweeted threat underscores rising tensions with Iran
Trump's bellicose, all-caps challenge addressed to President Hassan Rouhani followed a speech by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in which he accused Iran's leadership of massive corruption and widespread rights abuses and urged Iranians to rise up in protest.
World May 09Iran’s top leader, lawmakers lash out at U.S. on nuclear deal
The government backlash reflected broad public anger in Iran over Trump's decision, which threatens to destroy the landmark agreement.
Politics May 08Iran president warns of ‘problems’ as Trump decision on nuclear deal looms
Iran's president on Tuesday warned the country could face "some problems," just hours before President Donald Trump was to announce whether he is pulling America out of the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.
World May 03Iran’s foreign minister says no renegotiating nuclear deal
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's foreign minister took to YouTube on Thursday to criticize President Donald Trump's threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not "renegotiate or add onto" the atomic accord.