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  • In this Dec. 23, 2019, file photo released by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, technicians work at the Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit, as officials and media visit the site, near Arak, Iran. (Atomic Energy Organization of Iran via AP, File)
    Iran’s president says ‘no limit’ to nuclear enrichment

    Iran’s president said Thursday that there is “no limit” to the country’s enrichment of uranium following its decision to abandon its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal in response to the killing of its top general in a U.S. airstrike.

  • This undated photo provided by the Ukrainian Presidential Press Office, shows the wreckage of the Ukraine International Airlines Boeing 737-800 at the scene of the crash in Shahedshahr, southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
    Iran announces arrests over downing of plane that killed 176

    Iran said Tuesday that authorities have made arrests for the accidental shootdown of a Ukrainian passenger plane, which killed all 176 people on board and set off protests in the country demanding accountability after officials initially concealed the cause of the crash.

  • Demonstrators set fire to a rendition of the U.S. flag during a rally in front of the former U.S. Embassy in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Nov. 4, 2019. (Vahid Salemi/AP)
    Iran spins more centrifuges on anniversary of 1979 US Embassy crisis

    Iran on Monday broke further away from its collapsing 2015 nuclear deal with world powers by doubling the number of advanced centrifuges it operates, linking the decision to U.S. President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the agreement over a year ago.

  • This photo released by the official news agency of the Iranian Oil Ministry, SHANA, shows Iranian oil tanker Sabiti traveling through the Red Sea Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Two missiles struck the Iranian tanker Sabiti traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S. (SHANA via AP)
    Iran says oil tanker struck by missiles off Saudi Arabia

    Two missiles struck an Iranian tanker traveling through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia on Friday, Iranian officials said, the latest incident in the region amid months of heightened tensions between Tehran and the U.S.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends the Eurasian Economic Council in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
    Iran supports European plan to bolster nuclear deal

    President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Iran supports a plan by European countries to bolster a nuclear deal that Tehran reached with the West in 2015 and from which the United States withdrew last year.

  • In this July 21, 2019, file photo, a speedboat of the Iran's Revolutionary Guard moves around a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized on Friday by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. The movement of the Stena Impero on Tuesday, Sept. 24, comes after a government spokesman in Iran on Monday said legal proceedings against the vessel had concluded.(Hasan Shirvani/Mizan News Agency via AP, File)
    Iran releases seized UK-flagged tanker

    The British-flagged Stena Impero left the port of Bandar Abbas on Friday morning, heading to Dubai where its crew would disembark, the vessel's Swedish-based ship-owning company Stena Bulk said.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, listens to a lawmaker after defending his proposed tourism and education ministers, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019. (Vahid Salemi/AP)
    Iran urges US to ‘put warmongers aside’ after Bolton firing

    Iran’s president urged the U.S. on Wednesday to “put warmongers aside” as tensions roil the Persian Gulf amid an escalating crisis between Washington and Tehran in the wake of the collapsing nuclear deal with world powers.