| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:57 AM
WASHINGTON, Feb 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on
Tuesday said the United States will come down like a "ton of
bricks" on businesses that violate sanctions against Iran.
Obama, speaking at a joint news conference at the White
House with French...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 2:13 AM
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* Revolutionary Guard hardliners criticise talks with West
* Rouhani uses nuclear thaw to cut Guard presence in economy
* Tensions limited by Khamenei support for nuclear talks
By Babak Dehghanpisheh
BEIRUT, Feb 9...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:53 PM
WASHINGTON — Insiders like Edward Snowden who leak secrets about sensitive U.S. intelligence programs pose a potentially greater danger to national security than terrorists, America's spy chiefs warned Wednesday in their annual report to Congress on...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The most poignant moment in President Obama's fifth State of the Union address came near the end, when he introduced the Army Ranger severely wounded in Afghanistan sitting in the House gallery, to thundering and heartfelt applause from...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 2:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing President Obama’s opposition to new economic sanctions against Iran.
Obama announced in his State of the Union address last week that he would veto any legislation that called for such...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:55 PM
WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials insisted to a Senate panel Tuesday that a temporary deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear program is not about to destroy restraints on world trade with Tehran.
At a hearing of the Senate Foreign Relations...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:59 PM
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan this week became the first of Iran's oil buyers to make a payment for crude imports under an interim nuclear deal, sources told Reuters on Wednesday, as the West eased a year-long stranglehold on revenues that has crippled the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:40 PM
TEHRAN -- Did a presidential appearance on Iran's state broadcaster become the latest battlefield in the struggle for influence between the nation's hard-liners and reformists?
When Iranians tuned in to state television's Channel One on Wednesday...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 3:49 PM
WASHINGTON – Facing congressional demands for more details, the Obama administration Thursday released to lawmakers the nine-page text of world powers’ latest nuclear deal with Iran.
It sent the document, which lays out how the group will...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:56 AM
TEHRAN -- Iran began rolling back its nuclear program Monday as part of a landmark deal worked out last year with world powers, according to Iranian officials and the United Nations.
The Islamic Republic has started to “voluntarily suspend”...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took the annual Davos forum by storm on Thursday, touting investment opportunities on the horizon as his country works to get sanctions lifted and hailing a new day in Tehran's relations with the West.
He even deemed...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 2:57 PM
TEHRAN -- Last year he took New York by storm. This week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani continued his charm offensive at the world's most high-profile economic summit in Davos, Switzerland.
At the ritzy Alpine resort, the Iranian leader delivered a...