World | Reuters | Sunday November 23, 2014
Iran says it will not be possible by a November 24 deadline to reach a comprehensive deal with world powers aimed at resolving the stand-off over Tehran's nuclear ambitions, the Iranian Students News Agency ISNA reported today.
World | Reuters | Friday November 21, 2014
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohommad Javad Zarif will leave the nuclear talks with six world powers today and return to Tehran for discussions with top officials four days before a deadline for a final agreement expires.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 15, 2014
A senior Russian diplomat said a deal could be reached this month between world powers and Tehran on curbing Iran's nuclear programme if there is the will in Washington and Tehran.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 13, 2014
Despite nearly a year of negotiations, Iran and six major powers are unlikely to meet a November 24 deadline to reach a final deal to lift international sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program, officials say.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Russia signed a contract Tuesday to build two more nuclear reactors in Iran to be possibly followed by another six, a move intended to cement closer ties between the two nations.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Iran and world powers met in Muscat on Tuesday amid growing signs that a long-bargained deal on Tehran's nuclear programme will not be struck by a November 24 deadline.
World | Reuters | Tuesday November 11, 2014
Iran has refused five times to let a U.N. atomic agency official, believed to be an American bomb expert, into the country as part of a team investigating its disputed nuclear activities, diplomats said.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 10, 2014
The UN nuclear agency said on Friday that its attempts to probe allegations that Tehran worked on nuclear weapons were deadlocked - a finding that all but rules out hopes of full nuclear deal between six world powers and Iran by the November 24 targe...
World | Reuters | Sunday November 9, 2014
With only two weeks to a deadline for a breakthrough deal, senior envoys of Iran, the United States and European Union met in Oman on Sunday to try to advance efforts to defuse a standoff over Tehran's nuclear programme.
World | Associated Press | Saturday November 8, 2014
The top U.S. diplomat says negotiations to limit Iran's nuclear program aren't being linked to efforts to even indirectly partner with Iran on other world crises.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 8, 2014
The CIA on Friday good naturedly highlighted the inaccuracies in Oscar-winning Iran hostage drama "Argo," in a series of tweets to mark the anniversary of the 1979 crisis.
Wednesday November 5, 2014
Indian refiners completed payment of $900 million in frozen oil revenues to Iran on Wednesday under an interim deal that eased some sanctions against Tehran over its disputed nuclear work, said industry sources with direct knowledge of the matter.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 4, 2014
Several thousand Iranians gathered outside the former US embassy in Tehran on Tuesday to mark its storming by students 35 years ago, burning the American flag.
World | Reuters | Sunday November 2, 2014
An Iranian-British woman who took part in a demonstration in Tehran against a ban on women attending some men's sporting events was jailed for a year for spreading anti-state propaganda, Iranian media said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 2, 2014
A British-Iranian woman who was arrested in Tehran after trying to attend a volleyball match has been sentenced to one year in jail, her lawyer was reported as saying Sunday.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 1, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Iran's foreign minister and the European Union foreign policy chief in Oman on Nov. 9-10 to discuss the Iranian nuclear issue ahead of a looming deadline for a final agreement, the U.S. State Department said...
World | Reuters | Friday October 31, 2014
Iran defended its human rights record on Friday, striking back at the West for its criticism about a woman hanged for murder in an alleged rape case.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 30, 2014
Iran wants all Western sanctions to be lifted as part of a deal on its contested nuclear programme by a November deadline, a top official said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday October 23, 2014
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defence minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming Beijing's diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear pla...
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday October 16, 2014
A strong 5.6 earthquake rocked two cities in western Iran on Wednesday, injuring at least 16 people but causing only minor damage to homes, US and Iranian sources said.