Sanctions against Iran

(AP Photo)

26 senators defy Obama, back Iran sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than a quarter of the Senate defied President Barack Obama on Thursday by introducing legislation that could raise sanctions on Iran, and compel the United States to support Israel if it […]

12/19/2013

Oil pumps work in the desert oil fields of Sakhir, Bahrain. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)

Iran nuke deal could push oil prices lower

NEW YORK (AP) — Oil prices could be headed lower after the preliminary nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, even though it does not allow Iran to export more oil. In the short […]

11/25/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry (AP Photo)

Kerry: Iran election unlikely to alter nuke policy

WASHINGTON (AP) – Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday he is not optimistic that Iran’s upcoming election will produce any change in the country’s nuclear ambitions, which the U.S. and others believe are aimed […]

05/31/2013

Senate passes $631 billion defense bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Senate has voted for a sweeping, $631 billion defense bill that calls for accelerating the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan and tightens sanctions on Iran. The vote was 98-0. The […]

12/04/2012