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18-day negotiation yields historic Iran nuclear accord

18-day negotiation yields historic Iran nuclear accord

After long, fractious negotiations, world powers and Iran struck a historic deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions — an agreement aimed at averting the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran and another U.S. military intervention in the Middle East. The accord marks a dramatic break from decades of animosity between the United States and Iran, countries that alternatively call each other the "leading state sponsor of terrorism" and the "the Great Satan." "This deal offers an opportunity to move in a new direction," President Barack Obama said in early morning remarks from...

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