Iran nuclear deal

A U.S. return to the deal would be the biggest and most controversial foreign policy initiative in the early months of Joe Biden's presidency.
The decision serves as pressure ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, who has said he is willing to re-enter the Iran nuclear deal.
Any work at the Fordo facility likely will trigger new concern in the waning days of the Trump administration.
Iranian officials had downplayed the fire, which could set back the country's development of advanced centrifuge models.
Britain, France and Germany say they’ve been “left with no choice, given Iran’s actions."
The measure would restrict federal funding of any offensive military action against Iran “without congressional authorization.”
The move is Iran's latest step away from its nuclear deal with world powers since Trump withdrew from the accord over a year ago.
Iran announced it has begun using advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium.
A diplomatic conflict between Tehran and Washington has flared since the U.S. pulled out of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.
It's a major departure from the 2015 nuclear deal, a year after the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from the accord.
But first he managed to insult and attack just about everyone at the G-20 summit who could help him defuse the tensions with Iran he created in the first place.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order imposing new economic sanctions on Iran and its leaders, including Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The measure comes after Iran shot down a U.S. Navy drone over the Persian Gulf.
Ranking members of Congress have been given updates from the White House on the alleged threat from Iran after complaining they had been kept out of the loop.
Campaigning in Chattanooga, Tennessee, late on Sunday, Trump said his “maximum pressure” policy against Iran was working.
It’s the second batch of penalties that the administration has reimposed since President Donald Trump withdrew from the landmark deal in May.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has unveiled his new plan to tackle Iran’s nuclear program after the U.S. violated the Obama-era treaty designed to curb Tehran’s weapons program.
After the nuclear deal, Iran hoped to replace more than 200 of its planes. It has only received 11.
Much of the U.S. public appears not to have any deeply held convictions about the accord.
Trump has "undermined global confidence in U.S. commitments" and "alienated our closest allies," Brennan said.
Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal did not receive a positive reception from Iranian lawmakers.