This is the closest that the U.S. has been to a war with Iran in decades, and yet most Americans are either clueless or they don't seem to believe that it could actually happen.
Last week, it was Venezuela in America's gun sights. "While a peaceful solution is desirable, military action is possible," thundered Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. "If that's what is required, that's what the United States will do."
Iran celebrated the one-year anniversary of President Trump officially withdrawing the US from the JCPOA - or the Iran deal, as it's better known - by suspending its commitments under the 2015 treaty, an unprecedented escalation from Tehran that will
Last week, it was Venezuela in America's gun sights.
Pity President Donald "America First" Trump, Secretary of State (and former CIA Director) Mike Pompeo, National-Security Advisor (and Cold War fanatic) John Bolton, and Special U.S. Representative to Venezuela (and Cold War fanatic) Eliott Abrams
After what national security adviser John Bolton called "a number of troubling and escalatory indications and warnings," the U.S. government said Sunday that it was deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the
After designating Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terrorist organization, will the US make a physical attempt to shut down any oil export by citing the oil business's relationship with the Iranian Guard? Will Iran make good on its threat to shut down th
It's no secret that Beijing has chafed at American audacity to try and dictate whom Chinese refineries can and can't buy oil from. And in the latest example of just how aggravating the decision to end waivers for Iranian crude imports has been for th
US expects China to stop buying oil by May 1
Following US declarations that Washington and its allies intend to take Iranian crude exports down to "zero" by cancelling waivers previously granted to eight nations, tensions are now soaring over the Strait of Hormuz, with Iran's elite Revolutionar
Google has acted against two Iranian state broadcasters, Press TVand Hispan TV, blocking access "without warning" to their YouTube and Gmail accounts.
Update 3: Oil prices have erased their earlier gains and fallen below a key technical level after a State Department official revealed that the wind-down period for removing the waivers on Iranian crude exports would be a year.
With oil surging to a six month high after a now confirmed report that Trump will not reissue Iranian oil export waivers after they expire on May 2, removing up to 1 million barrels from the market...
The Iran nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), limits Iran's nuclear activities for 15 years. After that period Iran would still be bound by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and its Additional Protocol. But Iran would be f
Congress is making clear Trump does not have the authority for military action.
On Monday, President Donald Trump designated the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist organization, the first time the United States has designated part of another nation's government as such a threat.
For the first time ever, the United States has declared a foreign country's military force a "terrorist organization." Iran's Revolutionary Guard has most recently been fighting al-Qaeda and ISIS in Syria, but Trump has accused Iran of harboring al-Q
Israeli PM hopes declaration will boost political chances in Tuesday vote
It begins: unprecedented tit-for-tat formal "terror" designations exchanged between Washington and Tehran on Monday could soon enter a hot war on the ground. A mere hours after President Trump formally designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards C
After their failed coup plot in Venezuela, the Trump administration launched another crazy plan:
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. is designating Iran's Revolutionary Guard a "foreign terrorist organization," in an effort to increase pressure on the country that could have significant diplomatic impl
It's a neocon nightmare come true: for the first time in modern history Iran is set establish a Mediterranean port on the Syrian coast.
Iran - Let's see if I've got this straight. Iran is at peace and engages in mutual cooperation with other countries. It hasn't attacked another nation in centuries, threatening none now.
How far will the White House go to re-elect Netanyahu?