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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...

Christina Wilkie

Israeli PM Netanyahu: 'Iran Is Your Enemy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than 48 hours before the start of final talks on Iran’s nuclear program, set to begin Tuesday in Vienna, Israeli Prime Minister B...

An Offer Iran Can't Refuse: P5+1+Iran Fuel Fabrication Joint Venture on the Iranian Territory

Najmedin Meshkati | Posted 11.14.2014 | Politics
Najmedin Meshkati

Tight integration, inter-dependency and correlation among technologies of different countries provide much more oversight, control, and assurance than does a policy of restrictions and economic or technological embargo.

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.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

U.S., Iran Explore Renewing Diplomatic Relations: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Iran are still not certain whether they will achieve a deal on the latter's nuclear program by a deadline later this month ...

High-Level Talks Are Underway On Iran's Nuclear Program

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 11.10.2014 | World

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — The Obama administration is facing its last best chance to curb Iran's nuclear program — not just to meet an end-of-the-month ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Iran Supreme Leader Sending Top Aide To Nuclear Talks: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 11.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The prospects of striking a deal with Iran over its nuclear program appeared to brighten Saturday, with reports that Iran's Supreme Lead...

Is There a Possibility of Reaching a Nuclear Deal with Iran?

David Oualaalou | Posted 11.04.2014 | World
David Oualaalou

We cannot lose sight on how pivotal it is for American foreign policy establishment to resist the influence of foreign elements and special interest groups that tend to benefit from similar circumstances.

3 Countries That Will Be Watching the Midterms on Tueday

Daniel R. DePetris | Posted 11.03.2014 | World
Daniel R. DePetris

By virtue of America's superpower status in international affairs, millions of people around the world will be tracking the polls and watching the results. And three countries in particular, all of whom reside in the Middle East, will be glued to the television as the votes are counted.

ISIS and U.S.-Iran Relations

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
S. Azmat Hassan

It is often said that politics makes for strange bedfellows. The truth of this aphorism has been illustrated by the ostensible warming of U.S. relations with Iran.

Tehran. Waiting for Normality

Roberto Toscano | Posted 10.23.2014 | Politics
Roberto Toscano

Iran is not a nuclear file, it is a country. An important one. What one brings back from conversations in Tehran is the widespread hope that both political realism and an "ethic of responsibility" will prevail on all sides.

Israel Sounds Alarm on Threat of Islamic Republic

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 10.17.2014 | World
Majid Rafizadeh

As the deadline for the final nuclear deal between the P5+1 and the Islamic Republic becomes closer, and as the world powers appear to be softening their demands on Iran's nuclear capabilities, Netanyahu's fear in the signing of a final nuclear deal and his objective is to postpone this process between Iran and six world powers.

Iran and The UN Nuclear Watchdog Will Hold Talks

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2014 | 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...

America Must Make Its Underlying Intentions Toward Iran Clear

Massoud Khodabandeh | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics
Massoud Khodabandeh

The crisis in northern Iraq must prove a salutary lesson. That Iran can wield soft power in Iraq does not need stating, but that Iran is willing to work in military cooperation with America where they have mutual interests and benefits has been swept under the carpet by ideologues refusing to "give in" to the Iranians.

Women's Right to Attend Sports Events at Centre of Iran's Culture Wars

James Dorsey | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
James Dorsey

The arrest In June of 25-year old Ghoncheh Ghavami together with more than a dozen other women as they tried to enter a stadium where the Iranian national men's team was playing Italy was first disclosed earlier this month by The Guardian.

Iran's Covert and Quiet Military Build Up and Operations

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 11.13.2014 | Politics
Majid Rafizadeh

The Islamic Republic has exercised a tactical shift with regards to its mass strategic signaling when it comes to its military and ballistic capabilities, development of nuclear technologies, covert operations, long-range missiles and ICBM capabilities.

Will Israel Attack Iran's Nuclear Installation?

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics
Majid Rafizadeh

Israel has previously threatened to carry out attacks against Iran's nuclear installations. Nevertheless, the major dilemma is whether Israel would realistically attack Iran's nuclear facilities.

U.S. Sanctions Those Suspected Of Aiding Iran

AP | DEB RIECHMANN | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Friday sanctioned more than 25 businesses, banks and individuals suspected of working to expand Iran's nuclea...

Iran Tells UN Nuclear Chief No Talks On Missiles

AP | Nasser Karimi | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Sunday that Tehran will not discuss its ...

Iran's President Lashes Out At Critics Of Nuclear Deal

AP | Posted 08.11.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has offered his harshest criticism yet of hard-liners opposed to making a deal over its contest...

Senate Bill Would Cut Off Iran Nuclear Inspections

Ryan Costello | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Ryan Costello

For congressional hawks claiming to take a tough line against Iran's nuclear program, cutting off funding for enhanced International Atomic Energy Agency inspections over that program seems like an odd approach. Yet a new bill introduced by the top Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee would threaten to do just that.

Why the Iran Negotiations Matter in Columbus

Charleta B. Tavares | Posted 09.24.2014 | Politics
Charleta B. Tavares

Hardliners in the United States may claim that the extension buys Iran time. That is simply not the case.

GOP Senators Demand Say On Iran Nuclear Deal

AP | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican senators are insisting that the House and Senate sign off on any potential nuclear deal between Iran and six world powe...

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...