The United States and Iran plan to hold landmark talks to thrash out security in war-torn Iraq, but will steer clear of the Islamic republic's nuclear ambitions, officials said Sunday.
The United States and Iran said Sunday that they will hold talks in Baghdad about improving Iraq's security a major step for the two countries with the most influence over Iraq's future.
The U.S. and Iran said Sunday they will hold upcoming talks in Baghdad about improving Iraq's security — a historic political turnabout for the two countries with the most influence over Iraq's future.
Iran confirmed Sunday that it has detained a prominent Iranian-American academic, and a hardline newspaper accused her of spying for the United States and Israel and trying to start a revolution inside Iran.
The United States and Iran said on Sunday they would meet in Baghdad in the next few weeks to discuss security in Iraq, one of the few face-to-face meetings for the two governments in more than two decades.
The United States and Iran will meet in Baghdad in the next few weeks to discuss Tehran taking a "productive role" in Iraq's security, the White House said on Sunday.
May 13 (Bloomberg) -- The Bush administration said it will hold direct talks with Iran in Baghdad within the next few weeks, as the White House looks for ways to quell the violence in Iraq amid calls at home for a withdrawal of American troops.
Iran confirms that it is holding in jail an Iranian-American academic who was visiting her mother.
Iran and the United States remained locked in a diplomatic struggle Sunday as officials from both countries toured the Middle East.
CAIRO, Egypt (AP) -- The U.S. said Sunday it is willing to talk to Iran if discussions deal only with Iraq, where the Bush administration says Tehran is undermining the Baghdad government and sending deadly roadside bombs.