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Iran Nuclear Talks

2014: P5+1 and Iran's Nuclear Negotiations

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 12.23.2014 | Politics
Majid Rafizadeh

Despite some of the diplomatic headways that President Rouhani and his negotiating team made and despite some of the limited sanction reliefs that Iran has received, the gaps between the six world powers and Iran remain to be deep to bridge.

America and Iran's Taba Moment

Stanley Weiss | Posted 12.18.2014 | World
Stanley Weiss

When two sides take political risks and strain to reach agreement, only to see negotiations fall apart, they don't go back to where they were before - they go back to a much angrier version of where they were before. It is a vital lesson to keep in mind this week as representatives from Iran and America meet.

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Michele Bachmann Wants An Attack On Iran For Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) is retiring from Congress at the end of this year, and she wants to go out with a bang. A very specific ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Netanyahu Plays Nice On Iran, Arabs In Washington Speech

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Wondering who to thank for international progress on reining in Iran's nuclear program? It's Israel, hardly Iran's best friend, that is ...

Ali Watkins

Biden To Israel: Trust Us On Iran

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 12.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden defended the Obama administration’s nuclear talks with Iran to a room full of Israeli government officials, p...

Nuclear Extension: US and Iran's Domestic Politics

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Majid Rafizadeh

The seven months extension of the nuclear negotiations between the six world power and Iran will likely lead to a more complicated process as well as negative consequences when it comes to domestic politics and reaching a final nuclear deal.

The Nuclear Game: Win-Win Extension for US and Iran

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 12.01.2014 | World
Majid Rafizadeh

Unlike the interim nuclear deal, the extension appears to lack any clear key terms upon which prospective nuclear talks would be anchored in, or a final nuclear would be reached. By extending the nuclear negotiations, the Obama administration can save face, add to its questionable Middle East achievements.

Iran's Supreme Leader Not Opposed To Nuke Talks Extension

AP | Posted 11.27.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's top leader on Thursday said he would not stand in the way of continued nuclear negotiations with world powers and would a...

Iran's Supreme Leader Delivers Defiant Speech After Nuclear Talk Extension

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday gave his indirect approval for a continuation of talks over its disputed nuclear program, criti...

SOURCES: Iran Nuclear Talks To Be Extended

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Iran and six powers failed on Monday for a second time this year to resolve their ...

'IMPOSSIBLE'

Reuters | Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl | Posted 11.24.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers looked set to miss Monday's deadline for resolving a 12-...

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 ...

Nuclear Negotiations Between the West and Iran

S. Azmat Hassan | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
S. Azmat Hassan

These negotiations have been tortuous, and so far unfruitful. Whether in the few days remaining before the deadline the two sides can achieve success is far from certain.

Ali Watkins

With New Report, Congress Gains Ammo To Fight Iran Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Ali Watkins | Posted 11.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new report blasting Iran for its involvement in the Syrian civil war is drawing attention in the nation's capital just as U.S. officia...

Kerry To Leave Iran Nuclear Talks As Deadline Looms

AP | GEORGE JAHN and MATTHEW LEE | Posted 11.21.2014 | World

VIENNA (AP) — Contentious nuclear talks between world powers and Tehran hit a new snag Friday after Iran apparently again turned down U.S. demands f...

Iran Nuclear Talks Deadline May Be Extended To March, Say Officials

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2014 | World

By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA, Nov 20 (Reuters) - A deadline for resolving a 12-year-old dispute over Iran's nuclear program may be...

Iran: Syria and Iraq the Red Lines

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 11.18.2014 | World
Majid Rafizadeh

Currently, the US and Western allies' major campaign in the Middle East is fighting the Islamic State while ignoring to address Iran's military engagements in other countries, ignoring Tehran's determination for regional supremacy seriously.

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...

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...

Potential Breakthrough In Iran Talks

DAVID E. SANGER | The New York Times | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

WASHINGTON — Iran has tentatively agreed to ship much of its huge stockpile of uranium to Russia if it reaches a broader nuclear deal with the West,...

If Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Khamenei Dies, What Next?

Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 10.28.2014 | World
Majid Rafizadeh

There have been rumors about Khamenei's health conditions for several years. Nevertheless, in the last few weeks, more and more images of Iran's Supreme Leader are emerging, reflecting his fragile and weak physical condition.

Obama Sees An Iran Deal That Could Avoid Congress

The New York Times | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics

No one knows if the Obama administration will manage in the next five weeks to strike what many in the White House consider the most important foreign...

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...