In announcing these new steps, U.S. officials appeared to dampen expectations for European-led efforts to salvage the remainder of the nuclear deal.
By Matthew Lee, Associated Press
Iran's rial has been battered by escalating U.S. sanctions on the country since President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers over a year ago.
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
In March 2018, Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found unconscious on a park bench in the British town of Salisbury after being exposed to the nerve agent Novichok.
By Deb Reichmann, Associated Press
The U.S. accused them of forming part of a sophisticated scheme that stole hundreds of millions in dollars from food import contracts.
By Joshua Goodman, Luis Alonso Lugo, Associated Press
After tensions with Iran nearly resulted in U.S. airstrikes last week, President Trump has fired a different type of weapon, levying new economic sanctions specifically targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader. At the same time, top U.S. officials pursued diplomatic…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that targets Iran's supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The seizure was announced hours after the North Koreans fired two suspected short-range missiles in an apparent sign of trouble for nuclear disarmament talks.
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.
By Deb Riechmann, Ben Fox, Associated Press
President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Iran Wednesday, just days after the U.S. dispatched an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over what it described as a new threat from Tehran.
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