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Iran Nuclear Talks May Be Extended As U.S. Sees 'Big Gaps'

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2014 | World

By John Irish and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Nov 22 (Reuters) - World powers and Iran struggled on Saturday to overcome the differences prev...

Iran, U.S. Reportedly Working On New Proposals To Break Nuke Talks Impasse

Reuters | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

VIENNA, Nov 21 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are working on new proposals aimed at ...

Deadline Nears In Iran Nuclear Talks

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.18.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Iran to prove its intentions are peaceful as nuclear talks between Tehran and six world power...

Volleyball Federation Sanctions Iran in New Assertiveness on Women's Sporting Rights

James Dorsey | Posted 11.11.2014 | Sports
James Dorsey

The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has warned Iran that it would be stripped of its right to host the 2015 Under-19 men's world volleyball championship if it bans women from attending matches.

Iran and The UN Nuclear Watchdog Will Hold Talks

Reuters | Posted 12.06.2014 | World

DUBAI, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Iran and the U.N. nuclear watchdog will hold talks in Tehran on Tuesday, official media reported, their first since the cou...

Progress In Nuke Talks 'Extremely Slow'

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi UNITED NATIONS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant...

Kathleen Miles

Iran: America Helped Create ISIS And Is Taking The Wrong Approach ... Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.18.2014 | World

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Wednesday that the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq created the extremist group the Islamic State, also k...

UN: Iran Turns Nuclear Material Into More Harmless Forms

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the United Nati...

Iran May Have Had a Nuclear Weapons Program. That Doesn't Mean We Can't Make a Deal.

John Allen Gay | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
John Allen Gay

We must resist the temptation to conflate technical and legalistic questions with the political and strategic questions that are the true stakes in this decade-long crisis. Succumbing to a very similar temptation about Iraq's WMD programs helped draw us into war there.

Report: No Iran Deal In Sight

Reuters | Posted 09.14.2014 | World

VIENNA, July 15 (Reuters) - A deal on Iran's disputed nuclear program is improbable by a July 20 deadline and talks between Tehran and six world p...

The Iran Nuclear Talks Are Not Going Well, Deadline Looms

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER and GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Joint efforts by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and three other Western foreign ministers failed Sunday to advance faltering nucle...

Stumbling Toward The Finish Line: US, Iran, And The 'Peace Process'

John Tirman | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics
John Tirman

Like many conflicts, the U.S.-Iran relationship has become a "hurting stalemate," in which, for very different reasons, both publics are ready to compromise enough to reach an agreement. But how much compromise will depend on how much sway spoilers in both countries have.

Khamenei: Iran Won't Bow To Pressure In Nuke Talks

AP | By GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.13.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers moved to an ambitious new stage on Wednesday, with the two sides sitting down to start...

The Usual Suspects Aim To Spoil Iran Nuclear Deal

John Tirman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Politics
John Tirman

The longtime pattern of the U.S.-Iran relationship: spoilers never go away, they just regroup and try to despoil again and again.

UN Issues Update On Iran Nuclear Agreement

Reuters | Fredrik Dahl | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

* More funds for Iran unblocked as it curbs nuclear activity * But plant needed to implement nuclear deal faces put off * Interim pact meant to ...

Iran Says It Foiled Attempt To Sabotage Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | World

DUBAI, March 17 (Reuters) - Pumps at Iran's planned Arak reactor, seen by the West as a potential source of plutonium for nuclear bombs, were tamper...

The Iran Nuclear Accord: A Fig Leaf for the Ayatollahs or an Opening for Civil Society?

Mahmood Delkhasteh | Posted 04.01.2014 | World
Mahmood Delkhasteh

Will the nuclear accord with Iran just provide breathing space for the ayatollahs to continue ruling, or will it resuscitate the Green Movement?

Iran Takes Big Step In Curbing Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Iran has halted its most disputed nuclear activity under a ground-breaking deal with six world powers, a...

Iran Nuclear Talks To Resume In February

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | World

BRUSSELS, Jan 13 (Reuters) - World powers and Iran will very likely resume negotiations on the Islamic Republic's nuclear ambitions in February, sho...

Iran: Negotiators Reach Deal On Implementation Of Nuke Agreement

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 03.12.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Iran's nuclear envoy in Geneva said Friday that an initial agreement has been reached on how to implement a nuclear deal with six worl...

Negotiators Report Progress On Iran Nuclear Deal

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 12.31.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran and Western negotiators on Tuesday reported they were nearing an understanding on the details of implementing the landmark ...

Iran Says It Is Developing New Centrifuges

AP | BY NASSER KARIMI | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The top foreign adviser to Iran's supreme leader on Friday called for separate talks directly with the United States amid the mu...

Ryan Grim

10 Democratic Committee Chairs Warn Menendez's Iran Sanction Bill Could Blow Up Negotiations

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a remarkable rebuke to Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), 10 other Senate committee chairs are circul...

UN Inspectors Visit Iranian Site Linked To Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

DUBAI, Dec 8 (Reuters) - U.N. inspectors visited an Iranian plant on Sunday linked to a planned heavy-water reactor that could yield nuclear bomb fu...

Iran Invites UN Inspectors To Visit Key Nuclear Installation

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 11.28.2013 | World

VIENNA (AP) — After keeping away inspectors for two years, Iran has invited the U.N. nuclear agency to a facility linked to a still unfinished react...