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A revival of the Iran nuclear deal could help lower global oil prices by bringing a major producer back to market, the Irish foreign minister has said. Simon Coveney, who is playing a big role in the bid to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, said he hoped progress could be made …

Citing news reports about the yet-to-be-finalized deal, which could be torpedoed by the Russian opposition, lawmakers said in a statement that Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration could reach a deal to weaken sanctions and reduce restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program. They pledged to do everything in their power to overturn a deal that does not …

Wear face masks in Hong Kong on Tuesday. Two years after the declaration of the pandemic, the city is experiencing its worst outbreak to date.Credit…Dale De La Rey/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The World Health Organization, often criticized for being too slow to declare in 2020 that a pandemic was underway, now declares – two …

MIAMI (AP) — The United States quietly seized the cargo of two tankers suspected of carrying Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-busting scheme that involved forging documents and painting a ship’s deck to conceal illegal shipments. Details of the seizure, which have not previously been reported, were contained in an unsealed federal civil …

Talks bog down after Russia demands trade guarantee Sanctions against Ukraine must not affect its activities in Iran Differences remain between Iran and the United States VIENNA, March 7 (Reuters) – Iran and the United States must reach a political decision within days to avoid the collapse of indirect talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has likely suffered another failed launch of a rocket carrying a satellite as it tries to reinvigorate a program criticized by the West, even as Tehran faces negotiations last-minute deal with world powers to salvage his tattered nuclear deal in Vienna. On Sunday, satellite images from Maxar Technologies …

Joe Biden ignores questions after statement on Russia Joe Biden, 79, has come under fire from a former GOP governor after the 46th president announced the United States would impose sanctions on Russia. The POTUS decision to introduce sanctions came just a day after Russian President Vladimir Putin, 69, said Moscow had recognized two regions …

Separately, Iran’s top security official, Ali Shamkhani, said talks with European negotiators were ongoing and would continue as long as negotiations with the United States were not on the agenda as they would not be the source of “any breakthrough”. Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington have been held in Vienna since April amid fears …

WASHINGTON — Israel pressured the Biden administration to designate Yemen’s Houthi rebels as a terrorist group, at the request of the United Arab Emirates, two officials familiar with the matter told The Times of Israel. The Iran-backed Houthis have been blamed for a series of drone and missile attacks against the United Arab Emirates and …

Iranian President Tells Irish Minister Iranian People’s Rights Must Be Respected in Vienna Negotiations Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian (right) and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney before their meeting in Tehran. —AP By AFP Published: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 20:35 Iran said on Monday that a deal to reinstate the 2015 nuclear deal was “within …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A fire has broken out at a military base in western Iran, state-linked media reported on Monday, the latest in a series of fires and other incidents. affecting the country’s infrastructure in recent months. The fire broke out at a warehouse full of motor oil and flammable materials at a …

In this file photo taken May 1, 1998, a worker holds up a sign condemning the US economic embargo against the communist nation during the traditional Labor Day parade in downtown Havana. AFP PARIS — Cuba, living under a US embargo for six decades, is one of many countries to have been targeted by sanctions …

Iran said cameras at the site were damaged in what it called an Israeli “sabotage” operation. Vienna: Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has halted production at one of its nuclear facilities attacked last June and transferred work to another site, the watchdog said on Monday. . This decision responded to …

By ISABEL DEBRE, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s iconic president traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions mount in the region. The United Arab Emirates and Israel …

WASHINGTON- As the United States warns that Iran is only weeks away from developing the capability to make a nuclear weapon, Washington experts disagree on the likelihood of Iran rushing to build such a weapon and how the United States and its allies should manage this risk. . “[Iran] is getting to the point where …

Tehran: Iran is in talks with Russia on building two new units at its only nuclear power plant, the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday. “Negotiations are underway between Tehran and Moscow to build the second and third units of the Bushehr power station,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy …

Iran’s nuclear power plants are disasters waiting to happen because they are vulnerable to potential drone attacks that could trigger a disastrous meltdown. A Chernobyl-style nuclear disaster and the potential for a devastating regional conflict to ignite are hanging over the sites, a new report has warned. 6 Dr. Bahram Ghiassee, a research fellow at …

The Biden administration is preparing for the end of Iran nuclear deal talks by stepping up criticism of former President Donald Trump and blaming him for the current situation. In recent days, State Department spokesperson Ned Price and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki have attacked Trump for pulling the United States out of the 2015 …

Iran on Saturday announced sanctions against 51 Americans for the US strike that killed the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds force, General Qasem Soleimani. Iran’s Foreign Ministry cited Americans for “glorifying terrorism” and violating “basic human rights” as they announced sanctions against healers on the second anniversary of the January 2020 strike …

DUBAI: Iran on Saturday imposed sanctions on dozens of other Americans, many of whom are in the US military, for the 2020 murder of General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran’s foreign ministry said the 51 Americans had been targeted for what it called “terrorism” and human rights violations. The move allows Iranian authorities …

Today is Saturday January 8, the eighth day of 2022. There are 357 days left in the year. Today’s highlight in history: On January 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in his State of the Union Address, declared an “unconditional war on poverty in America.” To this date : In 1815, the last major engagement …

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said last year’s deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol in Washington, DC by supporters of then-President Donald Trump had many lessons for Americans. “On January # 6, the world got a glimpse of what the United States has been trying to export to other countries for decades. Chaos was …

Two drones loaded with explosives were shot down by Iraqi air defenses as they approached the Ain al-Asad air base, which houses US forces, west of Baghdad, an official said. the US-led international military coalition. In recent weeks, US officials had warned that they expected attacks on US forces in Iraq and Syria to increase, …

TEHRAN – Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani has been described as a very humble, polite and pious individual. He was admired in Iran and beyond. As more and more images slowly emerged from the battlefields in Iraq and Syria where he spent the last years of his life as a military advisor in the fight against …

Thousands of people gathered in the Iraqi capital to mark the second anniversary of the murder of a revered Iranian commander and his Iraqi lieutenant in a drone attack by the United States. Chanting “Death to America,” protesters filled a Baghdad square to honor Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, who led the Quds Force, the foreign …

The commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said the enemies were in decline and aware of Iran’s military might on the battlefield. Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks Thursday at a ceremony in the city of Qom to commemorate Iranian counterterrorism General Qassem Soleimani and his companions, who were assassinated in a …

The United States faces at least two potential national security crises that could explode in the near term. First, he must try to avoid a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine in what would be Moscow’s most daring attempt to reshape the post-Cold War order. And unless the talks bear fruit soon, Iran could cross the …

OPINION: Operating on the absurd policy that everything former President Donald Trump has done should be undone, the Biden administration has resumed indirect talks with Iran to return to the dire framework of the 2015 nuclear deal. By sending the worst possible negotiator, Bob Malley, to Vienna, President Biden promised the American people that the …

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Russia after receiving an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, an Iranian government spokesperson said on December 28. Putin invited Raisi to Moscow early next year “as part of a strategic interaction between Iran and Russia,” Ali Bahadori Jahromi said. The visit will focus on “bilateral, regional and …

A house destroyed by the December 10 tornado that ravaged Mayfield, Ky., Houses a statue of the Virgin Mary, placed there by an unknown person. The Associated Press Nation New York New Years Eve in Times Square is still underway NEW YORK – Party-goers will still be ringing in the New Year in Times Square …

TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday that the technical inspection of the new surveillance cameras at the Karaj nuclear facility began after Tehran said the previous cameras were damaged in an attack blamed on Israel. The new cameras, provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), are to replace those Iran says were damaged on June …

TEL AVIV – As diplomatic efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear program falter, Israel’s defense minister has ordered his forces to prepare a military option, warning the world that Israel will take matters into its own hands if a new nuclear deal does not did not restrict Iran sufficiently. But several current and former senior Israeli …

Grossi’s insistence that the Vienna-based IAEA remains “an auditor” to the world has come as negotiations fail in Vienna to revive Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal. Hours earlier, the head of Iran’s civilian nuclear program had insisted that his country would deny the agency access to a sensitive centrifuge assembly plant. This Karaj factory came under …

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, gives an interview to The Associated Press, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Grossi, the head of the organization United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday warned that restrictions its inspectors in Iran threaten to give the world a …

More than 3,000 people gathered in Florida last weekend for the Israel-American Council conference, an annual affair where the pro-Trump forces that so enthusiastically celebrated the group’s last convention were either absent, or particularly moderate. This 2019 conference (the group did not meet in 2020 due to COVID-19) looked a lot like a campaign rally …

Washington (AFP) – Congressional probe into the Jan.6 assault on the U.S. Capitol by a crowd loyal to Donald Trump increasingly focuses on the former president and his top aides – and what they did before the riot . Last week, an appeals court ruled that Trump could not block disclosure to investigators of his …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, according to an expert and satellite images. The likely liftoff from Iranian spaceport Imam Khomeini comes as Iranian state media offered a list of upcoming satellite launches …

WASHINGTON – Long-standing differences over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program have erupted into new tensions between the Biden administration and Israel, with two senior Israeli officials leaving Washington this week over fears that the Americans’ commitment to restore the he 2015 nuclear deal does not lead to a flawed deal allowing Tehran to speed …

LONDON – Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized countries meet for a weekend in Liverpool, with British hosts seeking elusive unity to ease growing tensions with Russia, China and Iran. UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss is due to welcome US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and other G-7 counterparts on Friday evening ahead …

When it comes to making a deal with Russia, Joe Biden has a problem. He wants to talk, Vladimir Putin wants Ukraine – and has massed 175,000 troops at the border to prove it. Biden has a similar problem with China and Iran. The president wants to talk about a series of problems and differences, …

Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster on Sunday refrained from directly answering questions about an explosion near an Iranian nuclear site the day before, saying only that he “cannot say” what hit Natanz . When asked what Israel had to say about Saturday’s explosion near the Natanz site, Schuster said: “We are not asking a man …

Iran has started the uranium enrichment process with advanced centrifuges at its Fordo plant, the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Wednesday, in a further violation of the multilateral nuclear agreement that the Iranians said. world powers are in a hurry to recover. The UN nuclear watchdog reported that Tehran had started the process of …

As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were held in Vienna on Monday, more than three years after the United States withdrew from an international deal, anti-war groups called the Biden administration “to choose the proven path of peace” and to re-enter the pact for the benefit of the Iranians, Americans and the people of the …

The parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will meet again in Vienna after nearly six months to discuss a mutual return to the deal by the United States and Iran, but the break has left time to de new obstacles to take root. Iran on Friday announced further advances in its uranium enrichment, …

The Iranian flag flies in front of the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria on March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now VIENNA, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday berated the United States for threatening to diplomatically escalate …

Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Sunday he supported a “broader, stronger and longer” nuclear deal with Iran, even as Israel would expect talks surrounding a return to multilateral agreement of 2015 is collapsing. “I support an agreement that will be broader, stronger and longer – take back Iran, dismantle its current capabilities and place …

TEHRAN – Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday they seized a contraband diesel boat in the Gulf and arrested its 11 foreign crew members. “Thanks to our intelligence services and as part of a coordinated operation, our navy seized a foreign vessel with 11 crew members in our territorial waters,” Guards Colonel Ahmad Hajian said, …

Head of UN atomic watchdog to visit Tehran next week TEHRAN, Iran – The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will visit Tehran on Monday to discuss Iran’s nuclear program, the spokesperson for the Iranian atomic agency said, as several key dates approach . The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, …

The Iranian military has started its annual war games in a coastal area in the Gulf of Oman, state television reported on Sunday, less than a month before nuclear talks with the West. The report says navy and air force units as well as ground forces were participating in the exercise in an area of …

Many observers in Iran and abroad are increasingly frustrated by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s reluctance to resume talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was halted in June due to Iranian presidential elections. However, this hesitation could end as soon as Iran announces that it will declare …

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – Vietnam was seeking more information on Thursday about a Vietnamese tanker that was seized at gunpoint last month by Iranian soldiers in the Gulf of Oman, while promising to ensure the safety and humane treatment of the ship’s crew. On October 24, powerful Iranian Revolutionary Guard paramilitary troops seized control of …

A US appeals court ruled on Friday that Turkish state-owned Halkbank could be prosecuted for violating US sanctions. The court rejected Halkbank’s offer to dismiss an indictment accusing the lender of helping Iran evade the measures. Aykan Erdemir, senior program director for Turkey at the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) and a former …

Iran is expanding uranium enrichment beyond the highly enriched 20% purity threshold at a Natanz plant where it is already enriching to 60%, but the new activity does not involve retaining the product, said Monday the UN nuclear watchdog. This move is likely to help Iran hone its knowledge of the enrichment process – something …

Times are changing ‘. Iranian leaders may not be fans of Bob Dylan, but his words are likely to resonate as they consider their next steps in Iraq, Iraqi Kurdistan, Lebanon and Azerbaijan. The same goes for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The president’s brilliance as a staunch defender of Muslim causes, except when there …

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian hardliners, now back in charge, can regularly denounce the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to the museum of contemporary art to marvel at America Iconic soup cans by pop artist Andy Warhol. The circular floors of the Museum of Contemporary Art in …

The legislative elections in Iraq on October 10 did little to consolidate Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi’s grip on power. This was the lowest turnout in years, indicating a decline in confidence in politicians and the democratic system introduced by the Americans following the US-led invasion in 2003. It appears that the Shia ruling elite has …

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, currently in Moscow for a series of talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, insisted on Wednesday that the country would not agree to a “change of map” in the region. Caucasus, to its northwest. Although the comments were offered without reference to any nation, they likely targeted Azerbaijan, Iran’s …

TEHRAN – Amir, a master’s degree student in engineering outside Tehran University, had thought about getting into digital marketing, but was concerned the Iranian government would restrict Instagram because it had other applications. He had considered founding a start-up, but foresaw US sanctions and rampant inflation to block his path. Whenever he tried to plan …

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks at a White House press briefing in June. Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia today to meet with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman as the United States tries to pressure the kingdom to move towards a ceasefire in its multi-year war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. …

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said Tehran will not accept a “longer and stronger deal” the United States wants with world powers on its nuclear program. Iran’s top diplomat made the comments to the New York Times on Friday, adding that the 2015 deal “has a lot of harsh criticism in Iran, but we …

WASHINGTON, September 23 (Reuters) – The window is still open to relaunch the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, but Tehran has yet to say whether it is ready to resume talks in Vienna or if it will do so based on where they are stopped in June, a senior US official said Thursday. The official told …

Saudi King Salman speaks in a pre-recorded video during the United Nations General Assembly via a live broadcast in New York, United States on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Image Credit: Bloomberg Abu Dhabi: King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday expressed hope that the kingdom’s direct talks with Iran will lead to the establishment of …

TDT | Manama The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com Iran is considering ways to retaliate against the United States for the murder of force commander Quds Qassem Soleimani, and Lebanese Hezbollah is under close scrutiny for potential attacks on American soil, a senior intelligence official warned yesterday. American. “Protecting against such threats is even more important …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran’s new president has criticized US sanctions imposed on his country as a mechanism of war, using his first UN speech since taking the oath to forcefully denounce Washington’s policies in the region and the growing political schism within America. President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday presented a much more …

British, Chinese, French, German and Russian ministers will not meet Iran at the United Nations this week to discuss a return to nuclear talks, the Union’s foreign policy chief told reporters on Monday. European, Josep Borrell. Diplomats were tentatively planning a ministerial meeting of the parties to the 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday on the …

A Long Island man has been charged with several hate crimes after he picked up Hispanic day laborers from places they were known to congregate, led them to isolated areas and attacked them, police said Monday. The series of attacks began early Friday, when the man, Christopher Cella, 19, visited a location near a Latin …

WASHINGTON (AP) – In a major easing of travel restrictions in the event of a pandemic, the United States said on Monday it would allow foreigners to enter the country this fall if they have proof of vaccination and a COVID test -19 negative – changes replacing a mishmash of rules that had sidelined many …

UNITED NATIONS, September 17 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken does not plan to meet his new Iranian counterpart next week at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday . Indirect talks between Iran and the United States in Vienna …

The great Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in November 2020 in a sophisticated coup led by a Mossad team that allegedly deployed a computerized machine gun, required no agents on site, took less than a minute and was hurt no one else, including the wife of the scientist who was with him at …

President Ebrahim Raisi sends a message of regional multilateralism as Iran fully joins the influential Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Tehran, Iran – President Ebrahim Raisi said Iran wanted closer ties with its regional neighbors and rejected US “unilateralism” as his country became a full member of the influential United States Cooperation Organization. Shanghai (OCS). Iran said …

A security guard stands in front of the Mahshahr petrochemical plant in Khuzestan province, 1032 km (641 miles) southwest of Tehran, September 28, 2011. REUTERS / Raheb Homavandi / File Photo The United States imposed sanctions after leaving the nuclear pact in 2018 Sanctions hit crude sales, but not petrochemicals and fuels Iran now derives …

The US Navy’s 5th Fleet based in the Middle East will launch a new task force that integrates aerial, sail and submarine drones after years of maritime attacks linked to continuing tensions with Iran. Navy officials have not identified the systems they will introduce from their headquarters in the island nation of Bahrain in the …

Ebrahim Raisi, who took office as Iranian president in August, speaks at a press conference in Tehran, Iran on June 21, 2021. Majid Asgaripour / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, September 8 (Reuters) – The Iranian president on Wednesday warned Western states against Tehran’s rebuke to the UN atomic …

WASHINGTON – In the chaotic finale of the United States’ 20-year war in Afghanistan, a Biden doctrine emerges: a foreign policy that avoids the aggressive tactics of eternal wars and nation-building, while uniting allies against the authoritarianism of the rising powers. President Biden began defining this doctrine on Tuesday when he declared the end of …

DUBAI – A senior Iranian security official on Saturday accused President Joe Biden of illegally threatening Iran after saying he could consider other options if nuclear diplomacy with Tehran failed. “The emphasis on using ‘other options’ against (Iran) amounts to unlawfully threatening another country and establishes Iran’s right to reciprocate (…) Biden told Israeli Prime …

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi hit each other’s elbows during a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Majid Asgaripour / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across …

“Five to six armed Iranians” hijacked the tanker in the Gulf off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, according to recorded radio traffic, AP reported Wednesday. The radio traffic was obtained by Argus Media, a commodity pricing company, according to AP. A conversation between the crew members can be heard in radio traffic, with …

FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates – Hijackers who captured a vessel off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the targeted vessel on Wednesday, the British Navy reported, as radio traffic The tape appeared to reveal a crew member on board saying Iranian gunmen stormed the asphalt tanker. The incident …

Atop a scene on the left, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi greeted the saluting troops as they passed, flanked by senior PMF leaders who had largely avoided appearing in public since the fateful state strike -United. The show was a show of force intended not only to mark an anniversary, but also to signal the …

Ebrahim Raisi, former head of the Iranian judiciary and supporter of the conservative hard line, was approved Tuesday as the country’s new president by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. After his landslide victory in the June presidential election, Raisi was officially confirmed at a ceremony in Tehran as the new president of Iran, which has …

Global Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to hear about world news. Hello. This article is an on-site version of our FirstFT newsletter. Subscribe to our Asia, Europe / Africa or Americas edition to receive it directly to your inbox every morning of the week Goldman Sachs has become the …

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a press conference as US President Donald Trump follows his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un February 28, 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam . Tuan Mark / Getty Images Mike Pompeo feared Trump would try to wage war to stay in power after losing in 2020, …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Protesters angry over water shortages marched through a troubled, oil-rich province in southwest Iran on Thursday evening and police reportedly fired weapons to disperse the crowds , showed videos online. It was not immediately clear whether anyone had been injured or arrested during protests in several towns in Khuzestan …

The US military said News week that he was aware of reports that a drone attack struck near Erbil International Airport, but said initial reports did not suggest any loss of life or property. Meanwhile, a local militia claimed to have killed a number of people in a series of similar attacks. Images were released …

To her parents, it wasn’t a big surprise. When Shahrzad Mozafar was not playing ball with her sisters in their sun-bathed family garden nestled in a barren area of ​​Khuzestan Province, Iran, she was usually indoors, dreaming of the love of her life. Soccer. An avid TV game viewer – “I’ve loved coaching since I …

The recent drone attack on an air base in Jammu made clear the reality of a technology that has rocked global conflicts for years now. On January 3, 2020, an American hunter-killer drone called Reaper fired three missiles at Iranian General Qasem Soleimani’s convoy. 6,200 miles away. Then-US President Donald Trump watched in real time, …

WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to create a select committee to investigate the Jan.6 attack on the United States Capitol by hundreds of supporters of former President Donald Trump as lawmakers certify that Democrat Joe Biden had beaten him in the election last November. The vote, formalizing the creation of the …

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden sought to assure Israel that he would not tolerate a nuclear Iran as he met incumbent Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday amid a major upheaval in Israeli politics and growing angst in Tel Aviv over the US administration’s efforts to reinstate the Iran nuclear deal. Biden noted that …

Iran has developed drones with a range of 7,000 km (4,375 miles), Iranian state media said on Sunday, citing the commander-in-chief of the Revolutionary Guards, a development that can be seen by Washington as a threat to regional stability. Tehran’s claim comes as Iran and six major powers are in talks to revive the 2015 …

Iran’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Wednesday that an attack on one of its facilities early in the morning was foiled, with no casualties or structural damage at the site. The agency’s statement did not disclose the name of the site, but the targeted building was one of Iran’s main manufacturing centers for the production …

A representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency can be seen in front of a stock chart in this illustration taken on January 8, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / File Photo DUBAI, June 22 (Reuters) – Iranian police seized 7,000 computer miners from an illegal cryptocurrency farm, their biggest loot to date from power-hungry machines …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iranian President-elect said on Monday that he would not meet with President Joe Biden or negotiate over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and support for regional militias, sticking to a uncompromising position after his landslide victory last time around. the election of the week. Judicial chief Ebrahim Raisi also described …

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett opened his first cabinet meeting since his new coalition government was sworn in last week with a condemnation of the new Iranian president. He said the Iranian presidential election was a sign for world powers to “wake up” before returning to a nuclear deal with Tehran. Iranian justice chief Ebrahim …

TEHRAN – After many Iranians failed to vote in Friday’s presidential election, seeing it as rigged in favor of an ultra-conservative candidate, that candidate – outright justice chief Ebrahim Raisi – won the presidency of Iran on Saturday, paving the way for the country’s leadership to cement the conservative legacy of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali …

Raisi, who was Iran’s top judge before running for president, holds deeply conservative views on many social issues, including the role of women in public life. Ultraconservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi was declared the winner of Iran’s presidential election on Saturday, a widely anticipated outcome after many political heavyweights were barred from running. Raisi won just …

WASHINGTON – Iran’s announcement on Saturday that an ultraconservative former justice chief Ebrahim Raisi has been elected president now sets off an unpredictable diplomatic drama: The rise of a hard-line government in Iran could actually offer to the Biden administration a brief opportunity to reinstate the 2015 nuclear deal with the country. President Biden’s top …

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration dramatically cuts the number of U.S. anti-missile systems in the Middle East as part of a major realignment of its military footprint there as it focuses the armed forces on challenges from China and Russia administration officials said. The Pentagon is withdrawing around eight Patriot missile batteries from countries including …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – As Iranian state television showed people streaming their votes on Friday and presenters congratulated them for coming to vote, very different scenes unfolded on the streets of Tehran, where many polling stations seemed relatively empty. Amid mounting anger and apathy over a presidential vote in favor of Ebrahim Raisi, the …

Republicans on the House Foreign Affairs Committee attacked the Biden administration for lifting sanctions last week on three former Iranian officials and two companies, which had been involved in the Iranian petrochemical trade. The delisting, the State Department said, followed a “verified change in status or behavior.” The Washington Free Beacon, a conservative website, which …

Emily Talcott breathed a sigh of relief last month when she learned that federal student loan borrowers would get some relief under the $ 2,000 billion CARES Act, which President Donald Trump signed on March 27. to help Americans financially affected by the coronavirus pandemic. But that relief quickly turned to panic when Talcott learned …

WASHINGTON, DC – AUG 04: US President Donald Trump speaks at a press conference on August 4 … [+] 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Drew Angerer / Getty Images) Getty Images President Trump on Saturday signed an executive memorandum that purports to extend student loan relief to millions of Americans. But the memorandum is …

The Los Angeles Lakers received – and then returned – more than $ 4 million in financial support from a federal program designed to facilitate lending to small businesses to help them stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic in Classes. In one declaration issued to ESPN on Monday, the basketball team said they “qualified and …

By MARCY GORDON, AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) – A congressional comptroller of federal pandemic aid raises the possibility of a link between President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and a $ 700 million relief loan to a troubled trucking. Bharat Ramamurti, a Democratic member of the four-person Congressional Oversight Committee, raised the possibility of …

Florida could apply for a loan from the U.S. Department of Labor to cover the state portion of a plan by President Donald Trump to extend federal unemployment benefits and ask states to pay 25% of the money. Gov. Ron DeSantis said on Tuesday that the loan idea was under consideration. “We’re looking to see …

Eastman Kodak Co. shares jumped 203% on Tuesday, following news of its intention to form Kodak Pharmaceuticals in Rochester. Shares of the company (NYSE: KODK) closed at $ 7.94 per share, up from $ 2.62 on July 27. Accelerating his move is a $ 765 million loan from US International Development Finance Corp. It will …