Iran

Brian Hook
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
December 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
The Trump administration on Thursday accused Iranian security forces of killing more than 1,000 people in crackdowns against recent protests that have swept the country. That figure is significantly higher than previously estimated death tolls from human rights groups and others, and the...
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President Donald Trump speaks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Saturday, June 22, 2019, before boarding Marine One for the trip to Camp David in Maryland. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
June 22, 2019 - 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday he's still considering military action against Iran after it downed an unmanned U.S. military aircraft, saying the use of force is "always on the table until we get this solved." Days after initially saying he found it "hard to believe" the...
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Donald Trump
Yuri Gripas/Pool/Sipa USA
May 19, 2019 - 5:45 pm
Days after saying he hoped the U.S. and Iran would not go to war, President Donald Trump threatened Iran with destruction if it seeks a fight.
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President Trump
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
November 02, 2018 - 12:22 pm
The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.
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Idlib, Syria
Courtesy of Mustafa Alabdullah via AP
September 07, 2018 - 3:54 pm
Russian airstrikes pounded rebel positions in Syria’s Idlib province Friday, and the U.S. was not happy about it.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian Presidency Office via AP
August 21, 2018 - 3:41 pm
Iran is showing off a new fighter jet.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian Presidency Office via AP
August 06, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- President Donald Trump is reimposing many sanctions on Iran three months after pulling the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal. Trump ratcheted up pressure on the Islamic Republic despite statements of deep dismay from European allies, three months after he pulled...
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
July 31, 2018 - 9:05 am
Iranian officials said that if Trump wants talks, he needs to rejoin the international nuclear deal he unilaterally pulled out of earlier this year.
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Donald Trump
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
July 23, 2018 - 7:01 am
The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with the U.S.
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Masih Alinejad
WCBS 880
May 30, 2018 - 1:24 pm
Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad is the woman behind the movement to rid her native country of the mandatory hijab.
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