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Jeff Mason

As White House plans U.S.-China Phase 1 ceremony, still no final deal text

Jan 10 2020

WASHINGTON The Trump administration has invited at least 200 people to a Jan. 15 ceremony to witness the signing of the Phase 1 trade deal between the United States and China, but the two nations have not yet finalized what, exactly, will be signed, White House officials said on Friday.

Hoffnung auf Entschärfung der Krise zwischen USA und Iran

Jan 09 2020

- von Babak Dehghanpisheh und Jeff Mason und Ahmed Aboulenein

U.S., Iran both appear to signal desire to avoid further conflict

Jan 09 2020

WASHINGTON/BAGHDAD/DUBAI President Donald Trump on Wednesday tempered days of angry rhetoric and suggested Iran was "standing down" after it fired missiles at U.S. forces in Iraq, as both sides looked to defuse a crisis over the U.S. killing of an Iranian general. | Video

After close brush with Iran, Trump finds an off-ramp - for now

Jan 08 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump may have narrowly escaped immersing the United States in a broad war with Iran, at least for now, after his order to kill a top Iranian general sparked a crisis and prompted criticism at home and abroad.

Trump says U.S. does not have to use military against Iran

Jan 08 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States did not necessarily have to use its military power against Iran, in an apparent attempt to defuse a crisis over the American killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani.

Trump says U.S. does not have to use military against Iran

Jan 08 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the United States did not necessarily have to use its military power against Iran, in an apparent attempt to defuse a crisis over the American killing of Iranian military commander Qassem Soleimani.

WRAPUP 6-Supreme leader in tears as huge crowd mourns slain commander in Tehran

Jan 06 2020

* Tehran says it is scaling back 2015 nuclear deal commitments (Adds European Union foreign ministers planning to meet on nuclear deal)

Iraq wants foreign troops out after air strike; Trump threatens sanctions

Jan 06 2020

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON Iraq's parliament called on Sunday for U.S. and other foreign troops to leave as a backlash grows against the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general, and President Donald Trump doubled down on threats to target Iranian cultural sites if Tehran retaliates. | Video

Trump stands by threat on Iranian cultural sites, warns of 'major retaliation'

Jan 06 2020

ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday stood by his threat to go after Iranian cultural sites, warning of a "major retaliation" if Iran strikes back for the killing of one of its top military commanders. | Video

WRAPUP 5-Supreme leader weeps as vast crowd mourns slain general in Tehran

Jan 06 2020

* Tehran says it is scaling back 2015 nuclear deal commitments (Adds comments from Trump adviser)

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