Iran nuclear

World powers: ‘serious concerns’ about Iran’s atom program

VIENNA (AP) — The world powers that remain party to the nuclear deal with Iran expressed “serious concerns” Wednesday ab...
15:28 26 February 2022

Iran: US killing of general was a miscalculation

MUNICH — The U.S. killing of a top Iranian general was a miscalculation that has had the effect of bolstering support in Iraq for the removal of Ameri...
19:01 14 February 2022

With Britain out, the unwieldy EU faces major budget battle

BRUSSELS — The Brexit drama shook the foundations of the European Union for years and laid bare the need for much-delayed political renovations at the...
7:27 14 February 2022

Stormy US-Europe relations as top officials head to Munich

WASHINGTON — Some of President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy priorities stand at pivotal moments as two high-level national security officials hea...
5:10 13 February 2022

This week’s American turmoil, seen through allies’ eyes

For American politics, it’s been a week for the ages: a bungled start to the 2020 presidential primary season, a State of the Union speech with partis...
13:21 6 February 2022

Iran may block UN inspectors if it faces a ‘new situation’

ML--Iran-Nuclear — Iran’s president said Monday that Tehran might reconsider providing U.N. inspectors with access to Iran's nuclear facilities if the...
20:11 3 February 2022

US hits Iran with new sanctions, keeps some waivers in place

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Thursday that it will continue — at least for now — its policy of not sanctioning foreign companies that wo...
19:26 30 January 2022

Bloomberg vows steadfast commitment to US aid for Israel

NEW YORK — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday made his case for the presidency to fellow Jewish Americans, vowing not to revisit U.S. aid to Israel -- an app...
22:32 26 January 2022

Iran’s top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, dismissing ...
14:10 17 January 2022

Russia’s foreign minister slams ‘aggressive’ US policies

MOSCOW — Russia's foreign policy chief on Friday blamed what he described as “aggressive” U.S. policies for growing global tensions, noting Washington...
12:03 17 January 2022

EU pressures Iran on atom deal in last-ditch bid to save it

BRUSSELS — Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday ratcheted up pressure on Iran to stop violating its landmark nuclear deal in a last-ditch effort to ...
18:45 14 January 2022

Key moments in the unraveling of Iran’s nuclear deal

The decision by European nations to trigger a dispute resolution mechanism in the Iran nuclear deal marks the latest step in the unraveling of the acc...
14:31 14 January 2022

For decades Iranians have risen up, only to be put down

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The demonstrations that erupted after Iran admitted to accidentally shooting down a passenger plane during a tense stand...
12:20 13 January 2022

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says Pelosi, Dems defended Iran general

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's relentless attacks on the impeachment investigation and Democrats' stance on Iran strained the truth on various ...
5:46 13 January 2022

On the brink: Swing county tense as Trump tangles with Iran

MONROE, Mich. — He flipped anxiously between news stations, bracing for an announcement of bombs falling and troops boarding planes destined for the M...
17:53 11 January 2022

German and Russian leaders discuss Mideast tensions

MOSCOW — German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks in Moscow on Saturday to discuss growing tensions in the Midd...
17:28 11 January 2022

The Latest: Int’l group to press Iran for plane crash probe

WASHINGTON — The latest on Iran-related developments (all times local):
1:34 11 January 2022

EU ministers support Iran deal, fear IS resurgence

BRUSSELS — European foreign affairs ministers reiterated their support for the nuclear deal brokered with Iran and expressed concerns Friday that the ...
16:55 10 January 2022

Flaring tensions could kill Iran nuclear deal; to what end?

BERLIN — The landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers aimed at preventing Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons has been teetering on the edge...
6:28 10 January 2022

Trump turns to those he has scorned for help on Iran

WASHINGTON — As tensions fester with Iran, President Donald Trump finds himself turning to the very people and entities he’s spent three years dismiss...
22:28 9 January 2022

Pence says Trump to ask European allies to scrap Iran deal

WASHINGTON — Following the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general, President Donald Trump will ask allies to scrap the Iran nuclear deal,...
14:16 9 January 2022

AP FACT CHECK: Trump minimizes IS risk, distorts Iran payout

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump wrongly dismissed the continuing threat of the Islamic State group and spread a false tale of the U.S. paying out ...
18:22 8 January 2022

Commercial airlines reroute flights amid US-Iran tensions

NEW DELHI — Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the U...
12:19 8 January 2022

Key events leading up to US-Iran confrontation

Iran's missile attack on two American bases in Iraq in response the the U.S. strike that killed its top general is the culmination of nearly two years...
9:43 8 January 2022

The Latest: Iraq seeks Security Council condemnation of US

TEHRAN, Iran — The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions in the wake of the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local):
1:39 7 January 2022

Throngs mourn, Iranian leader weeps for general slain by US

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's supreme leader wept Monday over the casket of a top general killed in a U.S. airstrike in Baghdad, his prayers joining the wails...
18:08 6 January 2022

Merkel to meet Putin in Moscow for talks on Mideast crises

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel will travel to Moscow on Saturday to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid growing tensions in the ...
12:54 6 January 2022

Blowback: Iran abandons nuclear limits after US killing

TEHRAN, Iran — The blowback over the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general mounted Sunday as Iran announced it will no longer abide by the limits cont...
20:34 5 January 2022

The Latest: Baghdad residents say 3 blasts hit Green Zone

BEIRUT — The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local):
20:05 5 January 2022