Twitter says it has deleted nearly 4,800 suspect accounts linked to Iran that the company says secretly pushed that government's agenda, as well as others linked to Russia, Venezuela and the Catalonia region of Spain.
By Amir Vahdat, Aya Batrawy, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Shinzo Abe's trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the U.S. as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal.
By Bassem Mroue, Associated Press
Nizar Zakka, held in Iran since 2015 on charges of spying, is one of several prisoners with either dual nationality or links to the West held in Iran. Lebanese officials have for years asked for his release, and it was…
By David Rising, Associated Press
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.
By Sharon Cohen, Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United States will not relent in…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
President Donald Trump's national security adviser warned Iran on Wednesday that any attacks in the Persian Gulf will draw a "very strong response" from the U.S., taking a hard-line approach with Tehran after his boss only two days earlier said…
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…
In our news wrap Tuesday, a $19 billion disaster aid bill that would have brought much-needed assistance to storm-ravaged areas has stalled for a second time in the House. Republican Rep. Thomas Massie of Kentucky objected to the measure over…
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
Tensions between Washington and Tehran have soared with America deploying an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over an unexplained threat it perceives from Tehran.
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