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Posts Tagged: Iran sanctions

February 13, 2017 3:38 pm

Top American Jewish Leader: Publicly Showing There Has Been a ‘Reset’ in US-Israel Relations Following Obama Era Will Be Top Priority at Trump-Netanyahu White House Meeting

A top priority for US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at their White House meeting on Wednesday will be to show...

February 6, 2017 3:17 pm

Report: Trump Administration Seeking to Break Up Russia-Iran Alliance

The Trump administration is looking to drive a “wedge” between Russia and Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing an unnamed senior US...

February 6, 2017 10:46 am

In Meeting With British Counterpart, Netanyahu Pushes for US-UK-Israel Front Against Iranian Aggression

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Monday with United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May in London, where he pushed for a US-UK-Israel united...

February 6, 2017 7:56 am

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Realign US Mideast Policy Towards Sunnis and Israel

JNS.org - President Donald Trump’s administration issued new sanctions against Iran’s ballistic missile program on Friday, marking a major step toward realigning US policy in the Middle...

February 5, 2017 11:52 am

Trump Administration Draws Praise From Major US Jewish Groups Over New Iran Sanctions

The Trump administration’s move on Friday to impose new sanctions on the Islamic Republic drew praise from numerous major US Jewish groups. “Nefarious Iranian behavior cannot go unchecked,”...

February 3, 2017 1:11 pm

Two Days After Putting Iran ‘On Notice’ Over Hostile Behavior, Trump Administration Imposes New Sanctions Targeting Islamic Republic

Two days after “officially putting Iran on notice” over its recent hostile behavior -- including a ballistic missile test -- the US government on Friday...

February 3, 2017 1:01 pm

Trump Says Iran ‘Playing With Fire,’ Doesn’t Appreciate How ‘Kind’ Obama Was to Islamic Republic

President Donald Trump on Friday morning said Iran was "playing with fire" as his administration reportedly considered new sanctions on the country. "Iran is playing with...

February 1, 2017 6:26 pm

As Trump Era Dawns, Top Congressmen Call for Stricter Enforcement of Iran Nuclear Deal

A year after the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) went into effect and just a week and a half into Donald Trump’s presidency, a...

January 11, 2017 11:09 am

Diplomats: Iran Has Decided Against Escalation of Stand-Off Over US Sanctions Extension

Iran decided not to escalate a stand-off over the extension of U.S. sanctions at a meeting of diplomats overseeing the nuclear deal it reached with...

December 31, 2016 12:08 pm

Tally of Iran Sanctions Relief Includes More Than $10 Billion in Cash, Gold

In the three years since a preliminary nuclear deal was struck with Iran, Tehran has received more than $10 billion in sanctions relief from around...

December 26, 2016 11:04 am

Iran Boasts Negotiating to Pay Half Price for New Boeing Planes in Deal Worth $16 Billion

Iran said on Sunday it had negotiated to pay only about half the announced price for 80 new Boeing airliners in an order that the...

December 23, 2016 9:03 am

Airbus, Iran Finalize Deal for 100 Planes; Delivery to Begin in Coming Months

Airbus and Iran Air have finalized a deal for 100 planes worth billions of dollars seen as an important boost for Iran's post-sanctions economy. Under the...

December 15, 2016 11:02 am

Extension of the Iran Sanctions Act Becomes Law Without Obama Signature

In an unexpected reversal, President Barack Obama declined to sign a renewal of sanctions against Iran but let it become law anyway, in an apparent...

December 9, 2016 8:27 am

Iran Working to Sign as Many Oil Deals as Possible Before Donald Trump Takes Office

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is racing to sign as many oil deals with Western companies as he can before hard-liners at home and President-elect...


Female Israeli Lone Soldiers May Finally Get Their Home Away From Home

JNS.org - Part of the widely admired strength of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)...

Israel’s Leading Counter-Terrorism Expert on His ‘Art’

JNS.org -- In 1996, when Boaz Ganor founded Israel’s International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT),...

A Muslim Woman’s Fight Against Radical Islam

If there is a single question that defines the geo-politics of our age, it might be the question that Farhana Qazi has been...


White House: President Trump ‘Deeply Disappointed and Concerned’...

President Donald Trump is “deeply disappointed and concerned” by the ongoing upsurge in antisemitism across the US, White House Press...


Heads of ‘Gaza Envelope’ Regional Councils Express Hope That Is...

The heads of local authorities in the "Gaza envelope" in southern Israel expressed hope on Monday -- in the wake...

Middle East

Egyptian Army Destroys Gaza Border Tunnels; Coptic Christians Forced to Fle...

JNS.org - The Egyptian military said it has discovered and destroyed weapons-smuggling tunnels at its border with Gaza. A military spokesperson told...