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White House Makes Clear To Iran: U.N. Ambassador Choice 'Not Viable'

Reuters | Posted 06.08.2014 | Politics

(Adds background on U.S. ability to deny visas to diplomats, Iranian comment, paragraphs 6 and 12) WASHINGTON, April 8 (Reuters) - The...

Cruz Slams 'Slap In The Face'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Iran's selection of Hamid Aboutalebi as its ambassador at the United Nations is a "slap in the face." During a Thursda...

In Geneva, U.S. and Iran Near the Finish Line

Reza Marashi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Reza Marashi

One did not have to be in Geneva to see the obvious: more progress was made over the past three days than in the past three decades combined.

Iran's Newfound Engagement Should Extend to Human Rights

Dokhi Fassihian | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Dokhi Fassihian

The international community has the responsibility to elevate the human rights portfolio on par with other issues, and to induce Iran's cooperation with the UN Human Rights Council and its appointed mandate holder.

Iran: We Will Retaliate Against Any Attack

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 27 (Reuters) - Iran responded to Israel's "red line" for Tehran's nuclear program on Thursday by declaring it was strong enough t...

FAILED DEAL: Tensions Flare Over Iran's Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog and Iran failed on Friday to strike a deal aimed at allaying con...

U.N: Nuclear Talks 'Dissapointing'

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2012 | Home

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, June 8 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog said it made no progress in talks with Iran on Friday to seal a d...

UN Inspectors Push Iran On Military Site Access

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Home

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, May 14 (Reuters) - A senior U.N. nuclear official said Iran must give his inspectors access to information, pe...

Iran, UN To Resume Nuclear Talks

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home

VIENNA, April 28 (Reuters) - The United Nations nuclear watchdog confirmed on Saturday it will resume talks with Iran in mid-May, more than two mont...

WATCH: Live Updates From The UN General Assembly, Day Two

Posted 11.22.2011 | Home

The 66th Session of the U.N. General Assembly debate continues today in New York City with remarks expected from President of the European Council Her...

A Bad Bargain for All

Roya Boroumand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Roya Boroumand

Iran's influence on the board of UN Women is a threat to the progress achieved by women's rights movements in Muslim countries that still linger under centuries-old traditions and autocratic regimes.

Ahmadinejad Next Week at the U.N. -- What to Watch For

Alan Elsner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alan Elsner

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will address the United Nations General Assembly next Thursday. Will he deny the Holocaust? Will he demean women and African Americans?

Is the Sanctions Debate Justifying the Military Option?

Patrick Disney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Patrick Disney

To an outsider, it may seem like Washington is united in favor of imposing new sanctions on Iran. But, like in Iran itself, the internal wrangling ove...

Gates To Ahmadinejad: "Not A Chance" We'll Apologize

ABC News | George Stephanopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Ahmadinejad demanded an apology from the US for accusing Iran of violating international law with the secret uranium enrichment site discove...

Iran Slams Obama Government At UN | Louis Charbonneau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) -- Iran went on the offensive against the Obama administration on Thursday, accusing Washington's new U.N. ambassador of maki...