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Is Yemen the first front in Trump's confrontation with Iran? - Al-Arabiya

The Trump White House has begun stepping up action against Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen, part of a broader plan to counter Tehran by targeting its allies in the impoverished Gulf state, according to Foreign Policy. On Thursday, the United States ...and more »

Statement by National Security Advisor Michael T. Flynn on Iran - The White House (blog)

Today, the United States sanctioned twenty-five individuals and entities that provide support to Iran's ballistic missile program and to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps' Quds Force. The Islamic Republic of Iran is the world's leading state ...and more »

French Role in EU Outreach to Iran Highlighted - Financial Tribune

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesperson underscored the role France, as an elite European Union member, can play in boosting the bloc's ties with Iran, particularly by countering the anti-Iran policies of the new US administration. During the campaign ...and more »

Did Iran's Ballistic Missile Test Violate A UN Resolution? - NPR

In the days leading up to today's announcement of additional U.S. sanctions on Iran, the U.S. and Iran have made claims and counter-claims as to whether Iran's ballistic missile test on Sunday violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and the 2015 ...and more »

US slaps new sanctions on Iran over missile test - Aljazeera.com

Iran's foreign ministry responds to US sanctions by announcing reciprocal measures as Washington-Tehran tensions mount. 4 Feb 2017. The United States has announced new sanctions against Iran after its recent missile test, a move denounced by Tehran ...and more »

Europe should act fast to preserve the Iran nuclear deal - European Council on Foreign Relations

As Tehran and Washington are relapsing into the rhetoric of war and conflict, Europe should focus on minimizing confrontation between them. This commentary was first published on thebulletin.org on 2nd February 2017. US President Donald Trump has ...and more »

How Iran-US relations plummeted in a week - CNN

(CNN) US President Donald Trump's fledgling administration has spent the past week trading barbs with Iran, marking a sudden escalation of tensions between two nations whose icy relationship was just beginning to thaw. Travel bans, missile tests ...and more »

Is Trump Trying to Tweet Us Into a War With Iran? - Foreign Policy (blog)

Even if the Trump administration wants to walk away from the nuclear agreement or provoke the Iranians to walk away, criticizing the nuclear deal was unwise. By Ilan Goldenberg, Elizabeth Rosenberg. | February 2, 2017, 9:51 AM. The bright orange ...and more »

Trump administration imposes new sanctions on Iran - The Guardian

Michael Flynn, the national security adviser, warned on Wednesday that 'we are officially putting Iran on notice' after Iranian-backed Yemeni Houthis attacked a Saudi warship. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP. The Trump administration has announced ...and more »

Column one: The Trump way of war - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Unlike his predecessors, Trump is serious about winning. To do so, he is even willing to take the radical step of accepting Israel as an ally. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Trump Putin. President Donald Trump, joined by (left to right) Chief of ...and more »