New Nuclear Deal on the Cards After Trump, Macron Talks

A new agreement on Iran’s nuclear program could be on the table, following talks between Donald Trump and French president Emmanuel Macron. The US President claimed a deal possible after talks with Mr Macron in Washington, after Mr Trump’s scepticism over a 2015 accord. “I think we will have a great shot at doing a…

Trump extends Iran deal, issues allies ultimatum to ‘fix’ it

US President Donald Trump has signed sanction waivers, upholding Washington’s commitments to former president Barack Obama’s deal with Iran. He did, however, issue a warning that he still wants to see the deal “fixed”. “Despite my strong inclination, I have not yet withdrawn the United States from the Iran nuclear deal,” Mr Trump said in…

Protests break out in Tehran over alleged corruption

The Iranian cities of Tehran, Kermanshah and Mashhad have had protests breaking out over the past few days, with demonstrators angry about alleged corruption and rising prices. The rallies seek to address economic issues, with unemployment at a three-year high of 12.7% last year and the price of some foods such as eggs rising by…

Thousands Homeless After Iran Earthquake

More than 70,000 people have been left homeless after an earthquake struck the western region of Iran. The 7.3 magnitude quake left survivors to camp out for a second straight night in close to freezing temperatures, which could drop to as low as 12 degrees in Sarpol-e Zahab, the worst-hit city. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani…

Trump refuses to certify Iran deal

US President Donald Trump has refused to certify that Tehran is complying with the Iran deal in a move that has been expected for weeks. He announced the new strategy in a speech saying the US will take a stronger stance to ensure that Iran never acquires nuclear weaponry. “Our policy is based on a…

Trump to announce new Iran strategy next week

US President Donald Trump is set to withdraw his endorsement of the nuclear deal his predecessor, Barack Obama, negotiated. Saying the deal does not in America’s national security interests, Mr Trump will reportedly release a new strategy for dealing with Iran. “He’s looking at all of the bad behaviour of Iran, not just the nuclear…

Iran Dismisses US Calls for UN’s Military Site Access

Iran has rejected the United States’ demand for United Nations (UN) nuclear inspectors to visit its military bases, claiming they are “off limits”. The nation rejected access after the UN’s US ambassador pressed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ensure they were not concealing activities banned by the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and…

ISIS Beheads Second US Journalist

Click on the player above to watch the video version of the story! This story is written by WAMN Journalist Daniel Edwards. A video, titled “A Second Message to America”, has emerged online of US Journalist Steven Sotloff being beheaded. “I am Steven Joel Sotloff, I’m sure you know exactly who I am right now,…

New Deal on Iran’s Nuclear Activities

This story is written by WAMN Canadian Correspondent Dustin Lo. The permanent 5 of United Nations( U.S.A. , France, United Kingdom, China, Russia) and Germany reached an agreement with Iran in Geneva that the Middle-East state needs to cut down nuclear activities while rewarded by a reversible economic relief from Western powers. It is solely…