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Barr, Blackburn want to slow path to rejoining Iran nuclear deal

Proposal complicates the Biden Administration’s path to rejoin the Iranian Nuclear Deal

UK will monitor students’ spring break travel due to coronavirus

The University of Kentucky will keep close tabs on students' travel plans for spring break next week and take extra precautions because of the coronavirus.

Iran’s top leader strikes defiant tone amid month of turmoil

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed “American clowns” who he said pretend to support the Iranian nation but would stick their “poisoned dagger” into its back.

IS gloats at Iran general’s death, says it pleased Muslims

The first IS comments since the general's killing say his death “pleased the hearts of believers.”

House nears vote on restraining Trump’s actions against Iran

The House of Representatives is moving toward approving a measure aimed at restricting Trump's ability to take military action against Iran.

Trump vows new sanctions on already heavily sanctioned Iran

Trump says new sanctions will be imposed on Iran in response to missile strikes on U.S. bases in Iraq.

US stocks recover, oil prices sink as Iran-US tensions ease

As Iran-US tensions ease, stock are recovering and oil prices are lowering.

Iran launches missiles at US military facilities in Iraq: US official

Multiple missiles have been launched at Iraq from Iran targeting American military facilities, according to a U.S. official.

Iraq’s outgoing prime minister says US troops must leave

Iraq's prime minister said Tuesday he wants to avoid further escalation. If U.S. troops don't leave, he says America faces an impeding crisis.

Trump says US not looking to start war with Iran

Trump says the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani was not meant to cause conflict with Iran, but the leader should have been taken out years ago.

Attack on US Embassy exposes widening US-Iraq divide on Iran

Pentagon leaders said the Iraqi government must do more to control Iran-backed militia fighters.

US calls for Iran crackdown videos, internet slowly returns

The internet slowly is being revived across Iran after a dayslong, government-imposed shutdown amid demonstrations.

Pompeo in Mideast talks on building a coalition against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with the Saudi king and crown prince about countering the military threat from Iran by building a broad, global coalition that includes Asian and European countries.

Lawmakers getting briefed on Iran at White House

Top administration officials and lawmakers are arriving at the White House for a briefing about Iran's downing of an American surveillance drone in the Middle East amid mounting tension between the U.S. and Iran.

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment.

McConnell: US not trying to start war with Iran

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Trump administration is "certainly not trying to start a war with Iran."

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal

The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing.

US imposes new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate

The United States is announcing new sanctions on Iran as tensions escalate between Washington and Tehran.

US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.

Iran, Russia, Turkey presidents meet in summit

Syrian pro-government media reported that nine civilians have been killed by shells fired from rebel areas south of the province of Idlib on a government-held town.

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