Three officials say the administration say the certification does not prejudge the outcome of Trump's Iran policy review.
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
"One by one we are keeping the promises I made to the American people during my campaign for president," Trump said during a celebratory announcement.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
A Senate panel overwhelmingly backed bipartisan legislation that would authorize President Donald Trump to put new sanctions on Iran while keeping the landmark nuclear deal with Tehran in place.
By PBS NewsHour
Iranians head to the polls Friday to vote in a controlled but still tension-filled presidential election. It’s a two-man race between more moderate President Hassan Rouhani and Ebrahim Raisi, a hard-liner who is backed by the clerical establishment. Special correspondent…
By Josh Lederman, Associated Press
Under the 2015 deal, sanctions punishing Iran for its nuclear program were waived in exchange for Iran's commitment to roll back the program. But continuing the sanctions relief requires the renewal of a six-month waiver.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the U.S. has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic…
Gen. James Mattis was well received by the Senate Armed Services Committee, with whom he discussed threats from China and the Islamic State, as well as women in combat roles. In front of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Mike Pompeo disavowed…
By Richard Lardner and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The document offers a window into how far the incoming Trump administration may go to reverse President Barack Obama's worldview on pressing energy and climate policies. Obama's allotted more than $90 billion in stimulus money to boost the clean energy…
By PBS NewsHour
Egypt has experienced turbulent relations with the U.S. under the Obama administration, but President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was the first foreign leader to congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his victory. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner interviews Egyptian foreign minister…
Who is James “Mad Dog” Mattis, the president-elect’s choice for secretary of defense? Judy Woodruff sits down with two who know the retired general well: Michael Gordon of The New York Times and Steve Simon, a former national security council…
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