Tag: Nuclear Deal

Rouhani: Israel thwarting implementation of nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday accused Israel of thwarting the implementation of the nuclear deal his country signed with the West a year ago, The Associated Press (AP) reported.   Speaking on state TV, Rouhani claimed that world powers have not fulfilled their commitments under the landmark nuclear deal, thus harming Iranian economic growth. […]

Obama’s Iran Nuclear Deal Continues to Unravel

The steady drip of disturbing revelations about President Barack Obama’s Iran nuclear agreement continues unabated. On Monday, the Associated Press reported that key restrictions on Iran’s uranium enrichment activities will significantly ease after 10 years, long before those restrictions expire after 15 years.   The AP acquired a confidential document, leaked by an anonymous diplomat involved […]

Ynetnews News – US lawmakers still take aim at Iran nuclear deal

US lawmakers this week will consider three Republican-backed measures targeting the Obama administration’s nuclear agreement with Iran, which bitterly divides Washington a year after it was announced and could play a role in November’s elections.   One bill would impose new sanctions on Iran over any sponsorship of terrorism or human rights violations. Another would […]

Under cover of nuclear deal, Iran foments regional instability

When the administration set out to sell the Iran deal, it recognized that regional allies would have to be reassured that the United States would not stand idly by and allow Iran to wreak havoc in the region. In May 2015, President Obama invited Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders for a summit at Camp David, […]

Iran’s Khamenei threatens to ‘set fire’ to nuclear deal if West violates

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, threatened on Tuesday to “set fire” to the nuclear deal sealed with world powers if U.S. presidential candidates reneged on the agreement.   Presumptive Republican candidate Donald Trump said last August it would be hard to “rip up” the deal, but if elected president he would […]

Iran’s FM: Nuclear deal can’t be renegotiated

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said on Wednesday that the nuclear deal reached last year with world powers can’t be renegotiated, despite Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s pledge to do so if elected.   Speaking after a lecture in Stockholm and quoted by The Associated Press (AP), Zarif said the deal “is not an […]

Why the Iranian Nuclear Deal Is at Risk of Unraveling

Used clothing, toiletries and gifts worth no more than $100—for a decade, these were among the few Iranian products allowed into the U.S., thanks to crippling international sanctions. But when the Iran nuclear deal went into effect in January, Iran was suddenly allowed to resume exports of its famous Persian carpets and pistachios. Iranians also […]

Texas to ignore Iran nuclear deal and maintain sanctions, Governor says

NEW YORK – Texas will not lift its sanctions on Iran and will take no part in the Obama administration’s nuclear deal with the Islamic republic, which has made the world a “more dangerous and compromised” place, Texas Governor Greg Abbott told Jewish media at a special meeting in New York on Monday afternoon.   […]

US and Iran report some progress on Iran sanctions complaint

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reported some progress Tuesday on Iranian complaints that it’s not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year’s landmark nuclear deal.   After meeting for more than 2 1/2 hours behind closed doors, the ministers emerged saying they agreed to meet […]

Iran: U.S. Violating Nuke Deal

Iranian officials on Monday accused the United States of violating the recent comprehensive nuclear agreement by working behind the scenes to stop American companies from conducting business with Iran, according to regional media reports.   Iran has been complaining for months that it is not being granted enough sanctions relief under the agreement. These complaints […]