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Posts Tagged: Trump Iran

November 15, 2017 6:17 pm

Countering Iranian Expansion ‘Must Be Bipartisan Priority,’ Says Democratic Congressman

The Democratic congressman who initiated a letter signed by 42 of his colleagues to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson protesting Iranian interference in Syria...

October 24, 2017 2:01 pm

Thanks to Obama, Iran Leads America in the Middle East

The fall of Raqqa, capital of the Islamic State’s “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq, is unarguably an important politico-military milestone, albeit long overdue. Nonetheless, ISIS,...

October 19, 2017 10:05 am

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to Accelerate Missile Program, Despite US Pressure to Suspend Activity

Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile program would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the...

October 18, 2017 10:39 am

Tehran Regime Leader Khamenei Rejects Trump’s ‘Rants and Whoppers’ About Iran’s Nuclear Activity

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday dismissed US President Donald Trump's aggressive criticism as "rants and whoppers" while vowing that Tehran would stick...

October 16, 2017 4:55 pm

Trump Should End the Iran Nuclear Deal

On the day when Jews were celebrating Simchat Torah, US President Donald Trump was making history by speaking boldly against the Iran nuclear agreement. Trump decided not...

October 15, 2017 10:18 am

After Iran Announcement, Trump Punts to Congress

JNS.org -  President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he will decertify the Iranian nuclear deal as part of a new and tougher approach towards the Islamic Republic....

October 11, 2017 4:04 pm

Should We Scrap the Iran Deal?

This week, President Donald Trump is expected to speak about Iran -- specifically, the fate of the Iran deal (JCPOA). The American Jewish Committee (AJC) has been following Iran policy...

October 9, 2017 10:51 am

Iran Promises ‘Crushing’ Response If US Designates Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Group

Iran promised on Monday to give a “crushing” response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group. The pledge came a...

September 24, 2017 11:54 am

Israel Condemns Latest Iranian Ballistic Missile Test as ‘Provocation’

JNS.org - Israel has condemned Iran’s latest ballistic missile test as a “provocation” amid growing concerns over the Islamic Republic’s behavior and US threats to end...

September 19, 2017 10:11 am

Trump: US Will Walk Away From Nuclear Deal If UN Is Not Tough Enough on Monitoring Iran

US President Donald Trump warned Monday that Washington will walk away from a nuclear deal it agreed to with Iran and five other nations if...

September 19, 2017 9:57 am

Netanyahu Says He Offered Trump a Way to Fix Iran Nuclear Deal

In a briefing with reporters, Netanyahu said that the Iranian issue was dealt with in depth, and that both Jerusalem and Washington see the issue...

September 17, 2017 12:02 pm

Trump Extends Sanctions Relief to Iran Under Nuke Deal

JNS.org - The Trump administration on Thursday extended sanctions relief for Iran as part of the 2015 nuclear deal despite campaign pledges to end the agreement. The...

September 15, 2017 11:02 am

Trump Hints at Iran Strategy That Will Preserve Nuclear Deal

President Trump kept the Iran nuclear deal alive on Thursday as a critical deadline lapsed, a sign that he is stepping back from his threat...

September 12, 2017 7:00 pm

Top Iranian Official Denounces UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano, Confirms Tehran Will Not Open Military Sites to International Inspection

A senior adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader has fiercely denounced Yukiya Amano – the head of the UN's nuclear monitoring body, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) – for...


BBC Follows Blind British Backpacker as He Visits Israel’s Western Wall

Cameras from a BBC travel series followed a blind British backpacker who is on...

‘Bachelor’ Star Has Jewish Wedding at Synagogue in Texas

A "Bachelor" alum had a traditional Jewish wedding in Houston, Texas on Sunday. Reality television star...


How Jerusalem Is Reacting to Trump’s Change in US Policy

JNS.org - Opinions in Jerusalem about President Donald Trump’s landmark policy change there is vast -- reflecting the diversity of the Israeli capital itself. In an...

Europeans Violently Protest Jerusalem Changes as Netanyahu Visits Continent

JNS.org - Anti-Israel and anti-Semitic demonstrations pervaded Europe last weekend as Israeli Prime Minister...

Trump, Often Polarizing, Draws Broad Jewish and Christian Support on Jerusalem

JNS.org - It’s not often that the American Jewish community is united on issues...


White House: Palestinians ‘Walking Away’ From Peace Talks by Snubbing P...

JNS.org - The Trump administration said Sunday that the Palestinian Authority (PA) is “walking away” from peace talks after PA President...


Netanyahu: Most European Countries Will Follow US Precedent on Jerusalem

JNS.org - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday expressed confidence that most European countries will follow the precedent set by the Trump administration’s policy changes on Jerusalem. “I believe that all...

Middle East

German Chancellor Leads Condemnation of Antisemitic Outrages in Wake Of US ...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday condemned the angry antisemitic demonstrations that broke out in various cities in her country...