‘Nuclear blackmail’: Iran threatens breach of enriched uranium cap

‘Nuclear blackmail’: Iran threatens breach of enriched uranium cap

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 Iran’s vow to exceed the cap on its stockpiles of enriched uranium before the end of this month amounts to “nuclear blackmail,” the White House said. White House National Security Council spokesman Garrett Marquis on June 17 called on the international community to step up pressure on Iran after […]

U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran, one year after Trump withdrew from nuclear deal

U.S. ramps up pressure on Iran, one year after Trump withdrew from nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, May 9, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump on May 8 announced sanctions on Iran’s trade in metals, which is the Islamic Republic’s third largest export. Trump’s executive order imposes sanctions on Iran’s iron, steel, aluminum, and copper sectors. Trump said the new sanctions target “Iran’s revenue from the export of industrial metals […]

Warsaw conference, mocked by Left, focused on regional threat posed by Iran

Warsaw conference, mocked by Left, focused on regional threat posed by Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2019 During last week’s Warsaw conference on Middle East security, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said that Iran poses the “greatest threat to peace and security in the Middle East” and explicitly called out the Islamic Republic for plotting a “new Holocaust.” Liberal U.S. media dismissed the conference as evidence […]

Iran on the defensive as U.S. presses Europe: ‘We are just against Zionists’

Iran on the defensive as U.S. presses Europe: ‘We are just against Zionists’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2019 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned European signatories of the Iran nuclear deal not to break their obligations after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had called on Germany, France and Great Britain to withdraw from the deal. One day earlier, Pence visited the site of the Auschwitz concentration […]

Iran’s Khamenei clarifies: ‘Death to America’ means Trump, Pompeo, Bolton

Iran’s Khamenei clarifies: ‘Death to America’ means Trump, Pompeo, Bolton

by WorldTribune Staff, February 10, 2019 Iran’s “Death to America” chants are aimed at President Donald Trump and the U.S.’s other “rulers,” and will continue to be used at state-organized rallies and events, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. ” ‘Death to America’ means death to Trump, [national security adviser] John Bolton, and [Secretary […]

Intelligence chiefs ‘naïve’? President says public assessment at odds with Iran policy is ‘wrong’

Intelligence chiefs ‘naïve’? President says public assessment at odds with Iran policy is ‘wrong’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 30, 2019 U.S. President Donald Trump suggested his intelligence chiefs might want to “go back to school” following their assessment of the threat from Iran, which included the chiefs’ insistence that the Islamic Republic is currently not taking steps toward becoming a nuclear state. The president tweeted on Jan. 30: “The […]

Bolton calls radical Islam ‘top transnational terrorist threat,’ demands full stop to Iran energy exports

Bolton calls radical Islam ‘top transnational terrorist threat,’ demands full stop to Iran energy exports

by WorldTribune Staff, October 5, 2018 Radical Islam represents “the pre-eminent transnational terrorist threat to the United States and to the United States’ interests abroad,” U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Oct. 4 as he presented President Donald Trump’s new counterterrorism strategy. The strategy gives greater priority to Iran, which Bolton called “the world’s […]

Pompeo to Kerry: The Iran deal failed, ‘let it go’

Pompeo to Kerry: The Iran deal failed, ‘let it go’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted former Secretary of State John Kerry for meeting recently with Iran’s foreign minister. “What @JohnKerry has done by engaging with #Iran’s regime, the world’s top state sponsor of terror, is unseemly, unprecedented, and inconsistent with U.S. foreign policy. The deal failed. Let […]

Yemen official credits Trump’s Iran strategy for reduced backing of Houthi fighters

Yemen official credits Trump’s Iran strategy for reduced backing of Houthi fighters

by WorldTribune Staff, August 10, 2018 Iran’s support of Houthi rebels in Yemen has diminished since President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal and re-imposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic, Yemeni officials said. “Any way that support from Iran is lessened is helpful in stopping the war,” Abd-Rabbo Moftah, deputy governor […]

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