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Posts Tagged: Trump Iran

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 -  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’ - 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 - 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...

September 12, 2017 10:39 am

Trump Considering a More Aggressive US Approach on Iran, Sources Say

President Donald Trump is weighing a strategy that could allow more aggressive US responses to Iran’s forces, its Shi‘ite Muslim proxies in Iraq and Syria,...

September 5, 2017 4:58 pm

US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley: Trump Will Move Beyond 2015 Nuclear Deal if Iran Fails Compliance Test

Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, said during an address in Washington, DC on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was not guaranteed to certify...


Israeli Program Helps Aspiring High-Tech Entrepreneurs - As a teenager, Asher Dale created a phone application called “Three Good Things -- A Happiness Journal.” The app sends...

From Start-Up Nation to Ramp-Up Nation: Israel’s New Approach to Innovation - Dan Senor and Saul Singer’s 2009 book, Start-Up Nation: The Story of...

Hamas’ Promise to End Terror Is Seen as ‘Highly Unlikely’ - Under the new unity deal brokered last week between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) ruling Fatah party, Hamas...


Israeli Reps Exit Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly After Muslim Harassmen... - In the wake of Israel announcing its withdrawal from United Nations cultural body UNESCO due to anti-Israel bias, Israeli...

Middle East

Kurds Flee Homes in Northern Iraq as Iraqi Forces Take Control

Thousands of Kurdish civilians fled their homes in northern Iraq on Wednesday, fearing harassment by government forces and Shiite militias who have taken control of a vast swath of territory from...