Tag: Iran government

US hits Iran for delay in nuclear and prisoner swap talks

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration lashed out at Iran on Saturday for accusing it of delaying a proposed prisoner swap to force a quick...

Iran’s president warns weapons-grade enrichment possible

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's outgoing president on Wednesday warned his country could enrich uranium at weapons-grade levels of 90% if it chose, though it...

Feds charge 4 in Iran plot to kidnap US journalist, 4 others

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NEW YORK — An Iranian intelligence officer and three alleged members of an Iranian intelligence network have been charged in Manhattan with plotting to...

Iran anger at US, European support for opposition group

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BERLIN — The Iranian government has expressed anger over the appearance of senior European and U.S. politicians at a rally in support of an...

Iraqi militia commander vows to avenge deaths in US strike

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BAGHDAD — The leader of an Iran-backed Iraqi militia has vowed to retaliate against America for the deaths of four of his men in...

Iran president warns of possible new wave of COVID cases

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TEHRAN, Iran — President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that Iran may face another wave of coronavirus infections, as health officials warned of the spread...

Iran oil workers strike for better wages as economy suffers

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Thousands of workers in Iran’s vast energy industry have gone on strike over the past week to press demands...

Iran: No decision on camera deal with UN nuclear inspectors

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has not made a decision yet about whether to extend an agreement with the U.N. atomic watchdog over access to...

Biden tells Israel president he won’t tolerate nuclear Iran

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden sought to assure Israel that he would not tolerate a nuclear Iran as he met with outgoing Israeli President...

Blinken, Lapid meet in Rome amid reset US-Israel relations

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ROME — Hush-hush diplomacy. In-person visits. And a very public no-surprises agreement on Iran. ...