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.
By Nasser Karimi, Amir Vahdat, Associated Press
The sanctions target Iran's energy, financial and shipping sectors and are aimed at crippling the country's economy following President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
On Monday, the Trump administration is expected to take its most aggressive step in countering Iran since withdrawing from the nuclear deal. The U.S. will reimpose a massive set of sanctions targeting more than 700 entities. Nick Schifrin discusses the…
In our news wrap Tuesday, rescuers in Indonesia pulled another survivors from ruins left by Sunday's powerful earthquake. Oxfam estimates more than 20,000 are in need of shelter as thousands more camp out in the open. Also, President Trump fired…
By Nick Schifrin, Larisa Epatko
National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday criticized North Korea’s denuclearization efforts, saying leader Kim Jong Un was not living up to the commitment he made to President Donald Trump at their June meeting in Singapore. Bolton talks with Nick…
By Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Iran deal's critics argue the restrictions must cover both long- and medium-range missile tests and transfers, and that the penalties for both should be just as tough.
By Vivian Salama, Associated Press
Iranians, Lebanese, Chinese and Emirati individuals and companies also are now blacklisted from doing any business in the United States or with U.S. citizens.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
Iran will not be given access to the U.S. financial system as part of the sanctions relief granted under the landmark nuclear deal, according to a senior Obama administration official.
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
The U.S. has imposed hundreds of sanctions against Iran for more than 30 years to temper the country's nuclear ambitions. And even though the sanctions against Iran were eased with January's nuclear disarmament deal, rules about how people in the…
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