The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran's low-enriched uranium "production rate is increasing," but it wasn't clear yet whether it has exceeded the limitations set in the Iran nuclear deal.
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Mohammad Javad Zarif offered a series of threats as he described an "economic war" against Tehran, taking a hard-line stance amid a visit by Germany's top diplomat seeking to defuse tensions.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Israel will have to hold an unprecedented second election in September. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a coalition government after 42 days of trying, despite his party's making a strong showing in…
By Jon Gambrell, Philip Issa, Associated Press
It's the latest sign of tensions sweeping the Persian Gulf region over still-unspecified threats that the Trump administration says are linked to Iran.
By Jon Gambrell, Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
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.
By Amir Vahdat, Associated Press
The semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted Gen. Yadollah Javani as saying that "there will be no negotiations with America."…
By Lorne Cook, Associated Press
The EU statement comes a day after a new deadline from Tehran on finding a solution to make up for last year's unilateral U.S. withdrawal from the accord and re-imposed U.S. sanctions on Iran.
Iran said it plans to cease complying with portions of the nuclear deal it signed with Western powers in 2015, though it didn't withdraw from the agreement altogether. But the announcement increases already escalating tensions with the U.S. Nick Schifrin…
Iran announced its partial withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear treaty on Wednesday, citing the failure of other member nations to deliver promised economic relief after the U.S. pulled out of the deal a year ago. What does the development mean…
On the first anniversary of the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Iranian nuclear deal, Iran's government announced it will follow suit with a partial pullout from the agreement. Iran curtailed its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, but the…
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