Republican Senator Tom Cotton of Arkansas took to Twitter on Monday to warn Iran that any nuclear deal with the US could easily be wiped out once President Barack Obama leaves office. But did he and 46 other senators step beyond their authority?
When the government of Iran ordered reporters to stop covering protests that rocked the country in 2009, Nazila Fathi said no. But her refusal forced her to flee Iran with her family, and she recounts the turmoil — and her exile — in a new book.
Starting Friday, Iranians had to pay more at the gas pump. Subsidized gas there is still under a dollar a gallon, but gas prices tend to drive prices on other goods. And a price hike in 2007 led to riots.
Iran and western powers took steps on Monday to implement the nuclear deal they reached back in November. The interim deal will give both sides time to work on a long-term accord related to Iran's nuclear program.
The U.S. is continuing to move, slowly, toward military strikes on Syria, in response to the use of chemical weapons there earlier this month. But as U.S. officials move forward, some are wondering just was sort of response that might elicit from Syria.
President Obama revealed in an interview with ABC that he's corresponded with Iran's new president, Hasan Rouhani. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Suzanne Maloney, Senior Fellow at The Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institution.
Newly-elected Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has landed in the United States and quickly made a flurry of friendly gestures toward the West, including declaring Iran would not ever develop nuclear weapons. Rouhani has met with American media as he prepared for the U. N. General Assembly.