Iraq's foreign minister said Sunday that he expects to soon see "substantive discussions" among U.S., Iranian and Iraqi diplomats on improving security and stability in his country. But it was unclear if the United States and Iran had agreed to a meeting.
Iran kept other delegations guessing on whether it would compromise at a 130-nation nuclear meeting or continue opposing language used in its agenda, even at the risk of causing the meeting to collapse on Monday.
A 130-nation meeting on how to fix the fraying nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty faces collapse on Monday unless Iran accepts a last-minute South African proposal to overcome its objections to the agenda.
Iran on Sunday minimised the extent of contacts with arch-enemy the United States at a conference in Egypt on Iraq's security, saying the only meeting between the two sides lasted just minutes.
Iran's Central Bank has adopted a directive that would allow foreign firms to set up branches in the Islamic republic and buy stakes in Iranian banks.
What would happen if Iran announced that it had acquired nuclear weapons just before the 2008 U.S. presidential elections? To try and find out, I ran a role-playing game with this scenario in my "War on Terrorism" class Monday at George Mason University.
A former Iranian nuclear official who was part of a moderate negotiating team has been charged with spying on Iran's controversial atomic programme.
A former Iranian nuclear official who was part of a moderate negotiating team has been charged with spying on Iran's controversial atomic programme, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
The world's big powers have signalled they are willing to adopt a more flexible approach in the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme as soon as Tehran has sat down at the negotiating table.
An Israeli man reported VIP treatment after his Turkish Airlines flight was forced to land in Iran. Benny Medvediev, 32, of Rehovot, was aboard a Turkish Airlines flight en route from Istanbul to Mumbai, India, Friday when it developed mechanical probl