Tag: Nuclear Deal

Zarif: Nuke Program Our ‘Source of Regional Power’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was a key negotiator in the nuclear deal sealed last month, said on Sunday that Iran’s nuclear program is its “source of power in the region.”   “The nuclear issue was one of our tools of power (in negotiations) and we stated that no one can decide for […]

Message to Iran? 3 years after ‘red line,’ Syria chem weapons charges unresolved

Three years after President Obama’s infamous “red line” threat to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, charges of chemical weapons use inside the war-torn country persist — in turn fueling concerns about whether Iran can be held to the newly struck nuclear deal.   Assad reportedly is developing a new type of chlorine bomb, and earlier this […]

IAEA says access to Irans Parchin military site meets demands of nuclear deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said access it will receive to Irans Parchin military site, suspected by some states to have in the past hosted atomic bomb-related experiments, will satisfy its requirements.Without IAEA confirmation that Iran is keeping its promises enshrined in a landmark nuclear deal Tehran reached with world powers on July 14, […]

‘Dangerous farce’: Lawmakers rip Iran deal over report Tehran can use own nuke inspectors

Capitol Hill opposition to the Iranian nuclear deal was stoked Wednesday by a bombshell report that Tehran will be allowed to use its own experts to inspect one of the country’s most controversial nuclear sites.   “Allowing the Iranians to inspect their own nuclear sites, particularly a notorious military site, is like allowing the inmates […]

B’nai B’rith International lobbies Congress to reject Iran nuclear deal

B’nai B’rith International became the latest Jewish organization to come out against the Obama administration’s rapprochement with the Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday, issuing a lengthy statement calling on Congress to reject the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action intended to curtail Tehran’s nuclear program.   Congress is reviewing the deal ahead of a vote […]

In a win for Obama, dozens of nuclear experts endorse Iran deal

The Arms Control Association, a nonpartisan group based in Washington, called the deal “a net-plus for international nuclear nonproliferation efforts” adding that if fulfilled by all parties “will reduce the risk of a destabilizing nuclear competition in a troubled region… and head off a catastrophic military conflict over Iran’s nuclear program.”   Among the 75 […]

Sen. Menendez Defies Obama, Rejects Iran Nuke Deal

Menendez joins a unified Senate Republican opposition. With news this week that will not support the deal, the president has likely failed to garner a single Republican vote in either chamber of Congress who favor the deal.   With Menendez, Schumer, and several House Democrats now officially opposed to the deal, President Obama’s Iran deal is […]

Hundreds of US rabbis voice support for Iran nuclear deal

More than 300 American rabbis wrote members of Congress Monday urging them to support the international nuclear deal with Iran, signalling the US Jewish community is split over the historic but controversial accord.   The religious leaders come from across the spectrum, but hail overwhelmingly from Judaism’s Conservative and Reform streams as well as other […]

ADL opposed to Iran nuclear deal, urges Congress to vote ‘No’

The Anti-Defamation League, one of the American Jewish community’s oldest and most influential advocacy groups, is urging the US Congress to vote against the Iran nuclear agreement.   The organization sent out a press release early Friday outlining the reasons that it says lawmakers should vote “no” on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.   […]

Iran: Nuke Deal ‘Historic Opportunity’ to Confront Israel

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif met Wednesday in Lebanon with Hezbollah terror chief Hassan Nasrallah, in which the two discussed how the nuke deal recently agreed upon between Iran and the United States and world powers  creates an opportunity for Tehran’s regional allies to “face threats posed by the Zionist entity,” Hezbollah’s Al Manar media […]