The U.S. is sending 1,000 more troops to the Middle East as tensions in the Persian Gulf mounted Tuesday over Iran's announcement it will not comply with the international agreement that keeps it from making nuclear weapons. At the same…
By Associated Press
U.S. officials say the Pentagon is sending about 1,000 additional American troops to the Middle East, as commanders try to bolster security for forces and allies in the region from what authorities say is a growing threat from Iran.
In our news wrap Monday, Iran warns that it will exceed its limit on stockpiling uranium in the next 10 days. A spokesman for the country’s atomic energy agency said it is “suspending” the commitments established by the 2015 nuclear…
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history.
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The spokesman for Iran's atomic agency warned that the country could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
By Aya Batrawy, Associated Press
Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said in remarks published Sunday that the kingdom will not hesitate to confront Iranian threats to its security. He joined the U.S. in accusing its bitter rival Iran of being behind the attacks…
By PBS NewsHour
Between the strictest U.S. sanctions in history and accusations that Iran attacked two tankers in the Gulf of Oman, tensions between the two countries are their worst in 40 years, says Barbara Slavin, director of the Atlantic Council’s Future of…
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
Here’s a week of political rhetoric in review.
After two oil tankers near the strategically critical Strait of Hormuz were damaged Thursday, the U.S. said Iran was responsible. The UN, meanwhile, has called for an independent investigation. Judy Woodruff talks to Vali Nasr, a Middle East scholar and…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The U.S. released a video it says suggests the Islamic Republic sought to remove evidence of its role in the explosion of oil tankers. Iran denies involvement.
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