Tagged: Iran

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Afghan Taliban says ‘post-occupation’ discussed with Iran

The Taliban discussed Afghanistan’s “post-occupation situation” with Iran in their latest meeting, the group said Tuesday, as Tehran makes a more concerted and open push for peace ahead of a possible US drawdown. The remarks come after Iran confirmed Monday that the Taliban had visited Tehran for a second round...

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Saudi Spy Met With Team Trump About Taking Down Iran

Mueller’s investigators examined a series of meetings between an Israeli social media strategist, the general blamed for Jamal Khashoggi’s murder, and Trump adviser Michael Flynn. Betsy Woodruff, Erin Banco https://www.thedailybeast.com Gen. Ahmed Al-Assiri, the Saudi intelligence chief taking the fall for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, hobnobbed in New York with...

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Donald Trump’s opening remarks at the United Nations today drew laughter from world leaders bracing for a braggadocios address.

Donald Trump will take credit at the United Nations today for increases in Western defense spending that have eased financial burden on the United States Will also highlight warmed relations with North Korea that could lead to nuclear non-proliferation pact in a keynote speech to the body’s general assembly U.S....

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Trump says he won’t meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani but lays on the flattery amid tough relations, saying he’s sure his counterpart is ‘an absolutely lovely man’

Relations are tense between the U.S. and Iran after President Trump withdrew the United States from the 2015 nuclear deal  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani cited a hostile atmosphere created by the U.S. as a reason he didn’t want to meet with Trump  ‘Despite requests, I have no plans to meet...

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‘He told them to wait out the Trump Administration! BAD!’ Trump lashes out at former Secretary of State John Kerry for ‘illegal meetings’ with ‘hostile’ Iran over the nuclear deal which were a ‘detriment to America’

Kerry told Fox News he met with Iran’s foreign minister at least three times since leaving office Obama’s top diplomat also did not deny telling the Iranians to ‘wait out’ Trump Logan Act prohibits private American citizens from engaging in diplomacy on behalf of U.S. government  By ARIEL ZILBER FOR DAILYMAIL.COM...

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Trump warns Syria, Russia and Iran against ‘reckless’ attack on Idlib: US president says Assad’s allies will make a ‘grave humanitarian mistake’ if they help his forces

BY Guardian staff and agencies Donald Trump has warned Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian president’s allies Iran and Russia not to “recklessly attack” in the rebel-held Idlib province, warning that hundreds of thousands of people could be killed. “The Russians and Iranians would be making a grave humanitarian mistake to take part...

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Now China, Iran AND North Korea may join Russia in meddling in the 2018 elections as John Bolton warns there is ‘sufficient’ concern about the three countries’ actions in the midterms

National Security Adviser John Bolton said U.S. officials had ‘sufficient’ concern China, Iran, North Korea and Russia could meddle in the 2018 election  Bolton: ‘Those are the four countries that we’re most concerned about’  Earlier this month the White House put on a show of force about election meddling amid concerns...

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Trump reimposes Iran nuclear deal sanctions

The Trump administration announced Monday the reimposition of sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of a nuclear agreement with the country. The sanctions will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday and follow through on the order President Trump gave when he withdrew from the nuclear pact in May. “The United States is...

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Trump issues threat to Iran: ‘YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES’

President Donald Trump issued an all-caps threat to Iran after the country’s president said earlier in the day that pursuing hostilities against his country could lead to “the mother of all wars.” The tweet was sent at 11:24 p.m., after the president returned to the White House from spending the weekend at his golf club in Bedminster, New...

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‘Wow’! Trump hails Supreme Court ruling UPHOLDING his travel ban on majority-Muslim countries as justice rule 5-4 that he DOES have power to ban entry for ‘national security’

Supreme Court justice rule by 5-4 that Trump’s ban on travel from a series of majority Muslim countries was legal  Proclamation just after his inauguration sparked huge protests but justices said that Trump had power in the law to impose the measure  The president acted after a ‘worldwide review process’...