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Trump warns 'emboldened' Iran to comply with nuclear deal


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio U.S. President Donald Trump issued a veiled threat against Iran on Tuesday, warning Tehran to adhere to the terms of a nuclear deal with world powers or else face "big, big problems."

U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel

WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots when an Iranian vessel in the Gulf came within 150 yards (137 meters) on Tuesday in the first such incident since President Donald Trump took office in January, U.S. officials said. | Video

Jul 25 2017

House seen passing Russia sanctions bill limiting Trump's power

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives is expected to vote overwhelmingly on Tuesday for a bill that would slap new sanctions on Russia, Iran and North Korea, potentially complicating President Donald Trump's hopes of pursuing improved relations with Moscow.

Iran-linked cyber spies use simple yet effective hacks: report

TEL AVIV A cyber spying group with links to Iran and active for the past four years is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday.

Iran says ambassador to remain in Kuwait despite row

DUBAI Iran on Monday denied reports that Kuwait had expelled its ambassador, saying it would maintain a dialogue with the Gulf Arab state after a diplomatic row over Tehran's alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell.

Jul 24 2017

Iran top judge demands U.S. release assets, jailed Iranians

DUBAI Iran's top judge called on the United States on Monday to release Iranians held in U.S. jails and billions of dollars in Iranian assets, days after Washington urged Tehran to free three U.S. citizens.

Jul 24 2017

Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation

DUBAI Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism", Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington.

World, Iraq Jul 23 2017

U.S. lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump

WASHINGTON U.S. Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday, in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.

Free Iranian citizens, Iran tells U.S. in response to Trump

BEIRUT Iran demanded on Saturday that the United States release Iranians detained there, a day after U.S. president Donald Trump called on the Islamic Republic to release three U.S. citizens.

Jul 22 2017

Iran announces new missile production line: state media

BEIRUT Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran.