Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Nuclear Deal

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Iran’s foreign minister: Nuclear deal could falter, Holocaust deniers are like KKK

    1 week ago

    Iran’s foreign minister said the Iran nuclear deal could falter and vowed to recover whatever litigants seize in the wake of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing access to frozen Iranian funds.

    Javad Zarif in an interview with the New Yorker posted Monday also likened Holocaust...

  • Iran fires ballistic missiles, testing U.N. resolution

    March 8, 2016 | 9:36 am

    Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired several ballistic missiles on Tuesday, state television said, challenging a United Nations resolution and drawing a threat of a diplomatic response from the United States.

    Two months ago, Washington imposed sanctions...

  • Iran reformists cheer election gains, conservatives play down shift

    February 29, 2016 | 3:24 pm

    President Hassan Rouhani and his allies won big gains in elections that could deepen Iran's engagement with the world after his government ended years of sanctions by agreeing to curb its nuclear program.

    The outcome in the results for Tehran on Monday was a blow to the...

  • Kerry: Iran getting less than $50 billion in cash after nuclear deal

    February 23, 2016 | 9:43 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday that the amount of cash Iran will receive due to the implementation of the nuclear agreement is below the $50 billion level.

    "It's below the $50 billion (level)," he told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, when he was asked about...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Iran proposes nuclear power cooperation with Hungary

    February 18, 2016 | 10:24 am

    Iran has proposed a project with Hungary to design and develop a small nuclear reactor that could be sold across Asia and Africa and also built in the Islamic Republic, Tehran's top nuclear official said on Thursday.

    "We intend to fully utilise all commercial and technical...

  • Power: Iran’s compliance with deal – ‘strong’

    February 16, 2016 | 10:57 am

    Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal has been “strong,” U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power said during a visit to Israel on Monday. 

    “What this deal does if implemented – and so far the implementation has been strong but it’s very early days – is it cuts off the...

  • Iran’s windfall from nuclear deal cut in half by debts, U.S. official says

    February 11, 2016 | 2:23 pm

    Iran gained access to about $100 billion in frozen assets when an international nuclear agreement was implemented last month, but $50 billion of it already was tied up because of debts and other commitments, a U.S. official said on Thursday.

    Stephen Mull, the State Department's...

  • Republicans hammer on at Iran deal on presidential campaign

    January 19, 2016 | 3:14 pm

    Republican presidential candidates took swipes on Tuesday at the lifting of sanctions against Iran, but they disagree on how they would to handle Tehran if they win the White House at the Nov. 8 election.

    Iran can expect an abrupt shift in relations with the United States to a...

  • Hillary Clinton to ‘watch Iran like the proverbial hawk’

    January 19, 2016 | 11:12 am

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Sunday issued a more measured response to the implementation of the first phase in the Iran nuclear deal and the lifting of U.S. sanction by executive order.

    “I have said for a long time that I’m very proud of the role that I...

  • Iranian media reports final nuke deal obligation fulfilled

    January 11, 2016 | 2:02 pm

    Iran reportedly has completed the obligations required before sanctions could be lifted under the nuclear deal reached with world powers.

    According to the state-sponsored Fars News Agency, Iran finished taking out the core of its heavy water nuclear reactor in Arak and filling it...

  • Trump: Iran has violated the nuclear deal

    January 4, 2016 | 10:09 am

    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Saturday called on the U.S. to impose sanctions on Iran for violating the nuclear deal.

    Trump started off his speech at a campaign rally in Biloxi, Miss., Saturday evening by blasting the Obama administration over the...

  • Rouhani: U.N.‘s closure of probe into Iran’s nuclear past is political victory

    December 16, 2015 | 11:32 am

    President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday a U.N. watchdog's closure of investigations into Iran's past nuclear activities is a political victory for the country, lifting the main obstacle to implementing Tehran's deal with world powers.

    The 35-nation governing board of the...

  • What is Iran up to?

    December 14, 2015 | 4:19 pm

    It sounds like a Persian fairy tale in which a Janus-like leader smiles and glowers at once, depending on the angle of viewing. This is the world inhabited by Iran observers since the signing of The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on July 14, 2015.

    The deal, signed...

  • Hillary would use force if Iran breaches nuclear deal

    December 7, 2015 | 11:54 am

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Sunday promised to keep the military option on the table and act forcefully should Iran breach the terms of the nuclear deal. 

    During an appearance at the Saban Forum in DC, Hillary said, “there will have to be consequences...

  • Iran has stopped dismantling nuclear centrifuges, senior official says

    November 10, 2015 | 10:09 am

    Iran has stopped dismantling centrifuges in two uranium enrichment plants, state media reported on Tuesday, days after conservative lawmakers complained to President Hassan Rouhani that the process was too rushed.

    Last week, Iran announced it had begun shutting down inactive...

  • Iran to meet Rouhani timetable on ending sanctions, Iranian nuclear chief says

    November 5, 2015 | 3:57 pm

    Iran will fulfill its commitments under the July nuclear agreement with major powers in time to have sanctions, that have crippled its economy, lifted by the end of the year, its atomic energy chief said on Thursday.

    President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed last week he expected...

  • Why the U.S. may still have to go to war against Iran

    October 26, 2015 | 2:14 pm

    Effective enforcement of the Iranian nuclear deal remains a conundrum. Enshrined in the agreement is “snapback” – the restoration of international economic sanctions against Tehran should it violate the deal’s terms. Yet the expected rush of European, Russian and Chinese businesses...

  • Nuclear deal on Iran program to be implemented this year, says Iranian official

    October 19, 2015 | 11:46 am

    Iran's nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said on Monday he expected a deal with six world powers on shrinking Tehran's atomic program in exchange for sanctions relief to be implemented by year-end.

    "Hopefully before the end of this year certainly we would have the implementation...

  • U.N. says Iran meets deadline for investigation of nuclear past

    October 15, 2015 | 2:34 pm

    Iran has met a deadline to give the U.N. nuclear watchdog information it needs to assess whether Tehran sought to develop nuclear weapons in the past, the agency said on Thursday, a step towards carrying out a deal between Tehran and world powers.

    The apparent progress reported...

  • Iran’s parliament OKs nuclear deal it may have violated

    October 13, 2015 | 10:34 am

    The parliament of Iran voted to approve the nuclear deal that its country’s negotiators reached with six world powers two days after it reportedly may have violated the agreement.

    Lawmakers backed legislation on Tuesday to implement the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or...

  • Iran’s supreme leader bans negotiations with the United States

    October 7, 2015 | 9:30 am

    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday banned any further negotiations between Iran and the United States, putting the brakes on moderates hoping to end Iran's isolation after reaching a nuclear deal with world powers in July.

    Khamenei, the highest authority...

  • Skepticism on Iran still fills the Gulf

    September 29, 2015 | 3:40 pm

    The nuclear deal with Iran will shortly come into effect and the world powers will lift their economic sanctions on Tehran. For many, this third and final phase of the nuclear agreement represents a moment of hope for the Middle East. Supporters of the pact believe that the...

  • Rouhani: U.S.-Iran ties better but ‘still a long road to travel’

    September 25, 2015 | 11:25 am

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday said ties with the United States had improved, though there was "still a long road to travel" before the two estranged nations could have normal relations.

    "The situation has certainly changed," Rouhani, in New York for the United...

  • Going to bat for every Jew

    September 18, 2015 | 2:16 pm

    Last week, I traveled to Washington DC to join with a couple thousand pro-Israel activists to voice our deep concerns about the nuclear agreement with Iran. A few dozen of us met with our local Congressman Ted Lieu and were excited to hear that our calls and letters made a...

  • Stephen Mull named U.S. coordinator on Iran nuclear deal

    September 18, 2015 | 11:55 am

    Stephen Mull, a former U.S. ambassador to Poland with experience working on nuclear and sanctions issues, will be the lead U.S. coordinator for implementing the July 14 nuclear deal with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.

    "Steve will lead the interagency...

  • Obama musters more Senate votes for Iran nuclear deal

    September 8, 2015 | 12:07 pm

    President Barack Obama on Tuesday secured 42 votes in the U.S. Senate for the international nuclear deal with Iran, more than enough to keep Congress from passing a resolution disapproving of the pact.

    Democratic Senators Richard Blumenthal, Gary Peters, Ron Wyden and Maria...

  • Key lawmaker opposes Iran nuclear deal in blow to Obama

    September 4, 2015 | 2:20 pm

    Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) said on Friday he would vote against the nuclear agreement with Iran, lessening the chances that President Barack Obama can win enough votes to avoid having to use his veto power to protect the international agreement.

    "This is a close call, but after a...

  • Refugees a sign of unraveling world order

    September 4, 2015 | 11:02 am

    As the known and secret parts of the Iran nuke deal spin into place like the uncertain number of Iranian centrifuges, President Barack Obama has succeeded in winning one-third-plus votes in the U.S. Senate to defeat attempts to overturn what he deems his legacy foreign policy...

  • Biden meets Jewish leaders in Florida to defend Iran deal

    September 3, 2015 | 2:00 pm

    Vice President Joe Biden tried to reassure Jewish leaders in south Florida on Thursday that President Barack Obama's nuclear deal with Iran would be a vital step toward making the world a safer place.

    Biden, on a two-day trip to the political swing state of Florida as he explores...

  • Netanyahu says U.S. public and Israel see eye-to-eye on Iran nuclear issue

    September 3, 2015 | 10:53 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu insisted on Thursday most Americans agreed with Israel over dangers posed by Iran, even as he lost a battle to persuade the U.S. Congress to reject Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers including Washington.

    In remarks at a Jewish New...

    Page 1     of 6 pages        1 2 3 >  Last ›
ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE