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  • White House to lobby Congress in bid to forestall Iran sanctions

    White House to lobby Congress in bid to forestall Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration will launch a lobbying push Tuesday to stop Congress from approving harsh new penalties for Iran, a move the White House warns could sink international negotiations aimed at curbing Tehran's nuclear program. A...
  • U.S. targets more companies, individuals for evading Iran sanctions

    U.S. targets more companies, individuals for evading Iran sanctions
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday blacklisted more than a dozen companies and individuals for allegedly helping Iran evade international sanctions, in a move aimed at showing it would maintain pressure on Tehran even after an interim...
  • White House adds to Iran sanctions blacklist

    White House adds to Iran sanctions blacklist
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration added 17 foreign companies and individuals to a federal blacklist Thursday for allegedly helping Iran evade economic sanctions, a move intended both to maintain pressure on Tehran during upcoming nuclear...
  • U.S. not being 'played' by Iran on nuclear issue, Kerry insists

    U.S. not being 'played' by Iran on nuclear issue, Kerry insists
    The United States would never allow itself to be "played" by Iran in negotiations about to resume on the Islamic republic's disputed nuclear programs, U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry insisted Thursday. Kerry and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met...
  • McManus: Obama's foreign policy reset

    McManus: Obama's foreign policy reset
    The appointment of Susan Rice as national security advisor sends an important signal about the kind of foreign policy President Obama wants to pursue for the remainder of his second term: activist, assertive, occasionally even pugnacious. With three years...
  • New Iran president wins approval for most Cabinet choices

    New Iran president wins approval for most Cabinet choices
    TEHRAN — Iran’s parliament handed a victory Thursday to new President Hassan Rouhani, approving 15 of his 18 proposed Cabinet ministers, including nominees to head the key ministries of oil and foreign affairs. The vote culminated four...
  • Iran nuclear talks: Congress is the elephant at the negotiating table

    Iran nuclear talks: Congress is the elephant at the negotiating table
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials hoping to end the nuclear standoff with Iran not only face a nation legendary for hard-line negotiating, they also must deal with members of Congress who may be just as unyielding. In talks with Iran set...
  • Iran's supreme leader mostly pleased with Rouhani's U.S. trip

    Iran's supreme leader mostly pleased with Rouhani's U.S. trip
    TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader on Saturday publicly endorsed President Hassan Rouhani's efforts to reconcile with archenemy Washington, but indicated his displeasure with some events during Rouhani's high-profile visit late last month to the...
  • One week later, 'Death to U.S.A.' chant back in vogue in Iran capital

    One week later, 'Death to U.S.A.' chant back in vogue in Iran capital
    TEHRAN — The emblematic “Death to U.S.A” chant resounded through the Iranian capital anew on Friday, one week after it appeared that the signature slogan could be sidelined as part of a possible thaw in long-acrimonious relations between...
  • Iran to offer 'road map' for resolving nuclear dispute with West

    Iran to offer 'road map' for resolving nuclear dispute with West
    TEHRAN -- With international talks on Iran’s nuclear program set to begin Tuesday, Iranian officials said their negotiating team would offer a broad “road map” proposal for resolving the issue, but would also seek to protect key...
  • Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting

    Obstacles to Iran nuclear deal: Secrets, lies, political infighting
    Iran and six major powers have been at odds for a decade over the Islamic republic’s development of nuclear capabilities, at the heart of negotiations set to resume Tuesday in Geneva. Hopes of budging the high-stakes diplomatic standoff from...