World Jul 07

AP Explains: Iran’s nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its faltering 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S. Iran made the decision a year…

Politics Nov 02

A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage after a group picture with foreign ministers and representatives of Unites States, Iran, China, Russia, Britain, Germany, France and the European Union during the Iran nuclear talks at the Vienna International Center in Vienna, Austria July 14, 2015. Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of on-off negotiations with an agreement that could potentially transform the Middle East, and which Israel called an "historic surrender". REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Trump administration reimposes all U.S. sanctions on Iran

The sanctions will take effect Monday and cover Iran's shipping, financial and energy sectors. It's the second batch of penalties that the administration has reimposed since President Donald Trump withdrew from the landmark deal in May.

Iran officials said Sunday that the country had executed a nuclear scientist for treason, claiming he leaked information to the U.S. during a mysterious disappearance in 2009 that has left questions about his ultimate loyalties unanswered.

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