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Trump-Netanyahu Phone Call is Latest Highlight of International Coordination over Iran

 By INU Staff 

INU - On Monday, the Washington Examiner reported that US President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had had an unscheduled telephone conversation, which was likely motivated by mutual concerns over developments involving the Islamic Republic of Iran. The report speculated that the unplanned communication may have had to do with the weekend incidents in which Iran test-fired two short-range ballistic missiles and positioned fast attack vessels relatively close to the intended course of an American surveillance vessel.

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Texas Republicans, Representative McCaul and Senator Cruz allege al-Qaeda ties with Iran

 

Americans have seen ballistic missile tests, harassment of U.S. forces, the kidnapping of our sailors and the unlawful imprisonment of U.S. citizens on the nightly news, and realize that Iran is not a friendly regime. 

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White House's Tone on Nuclear Deal Unchanged, but Specific Plans Remain Unclear

By INU Staff 

INU - On Monday, Agence-France Presse issued a report emphasizing the fact that the White House had apparently still not determined exactly how it would address the issue of the Iran nuclear deal spearheaded by President Trump’s predecessor. The report highlights the perceived successes of the agreement, in terms of lengthening the “breakout time” for Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon. It also notes that the other negotiating parties – the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and China – all appear to be averse to the notion of renegotiation that was put forward by Donald Trump when he was still just a candidate for office.

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Iran Nuke Deal Documents are not Classified - Officials Call for Release

 

The leaders of the Islamic Republic are facing an American national security team that knows a lot about them, and doesn’t like what it sees.

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Dual National Nuclear Deal Negotiator indicted, and Iranian-American held on fraud charges in Iran

 

On Sunday, the Iranian Judiciary said they have indicted a member of its nuclear negotiating team who was arrested last year on suspicion of spying. They have also detained an Iranian-American on charges of defrauding people under the guise of helping them emigrate. 

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Once U.N. Resolution Expires Iran Plans a ‘Weapons Shopping Spree’ 

On Wednesday, Bloomberg Politics reported that Iran was preparing to go on a international weapons “shopping spree”.  After the expiration in 2020 of a United Nations resolution prohibiting it from acquiring sophisticated weapons, Iran will be looking to aquire surface warships, submarines and anti-ship missiles, according to the U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence.

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Iran Breaking News - Protest gathering by families of political prisoners in front of Rouhani's office

 According to latest news from Iran, more than 100 families of political prisoners in Iran, in particular the families of Ward 350...

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