New York Times
Politics and a Ruptured Tendon Don't Faze Lead Iran Negotiator
New York Times
WASHINGTON — On her way to brief highly skeptical members of Congress about the deal she was still negotiating in secretive talks with the Iranians, Wendy Sherman, the State Department's No. 3 official and its lead negotiator with Tehran, fell and ...
The chalice that helped make possible the Iran nuclear deal
Los Angeles Times
WASHINGTON — Many paths led to the international agreement to temporarily curb Iran's nuclear program: secret meetings in Oman, formal negotiations in Geneva, and a quiet encounter in New York involving two diplomats and an exquisite silver chalice in ...
How a silver griffin chalice helped smooth US-Iran relations
The Iran deal
THE interim deal concluded on November 24th between six world powers and Iran is much better than its many critics allow. In return for six months of “limited, temporary…and reversible” relief from some international sanctions, Iran has said it will ...
Iran deal could shake up Middle East after generations of conflict
Iran: A new nuclear narrative
In Iran, human rights cannot be sacrificed for a nuclear deal
Deadly earthquake in Iran
At least eight people have been killed and scores injured when a 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck Borazjan, Iran on Thursday evening. Iranian president Hassan Rohani has issued a statement offering his condolences and appealing for emergency workers ...
Iran Envoy Says Nuclear Freeze To Start By January
Iran nuclear freeze to start by January: envoy
Ashton extends condolences over Iran quake
Syrian PM, visiting ally Iran, says government winning civil war
He was speaking during a visit to Iran, which has provided military support and billions of dollars in economic aid to Assad during a 2-1/2-year-old civil war which has killed 100,000 people and shows little sign of being halted by diplomacy. The ...
Iran nuclear deal hits gas pedal for carmakers
TEHRAN, Iran – The nuclear deal struck by Iran and world powers will put the rubber to the road for automakers in the Islamic Republic that have been stalled by sanctions. The sanctions relief, due to start in early January, allows French carmakers PSA ...
Americans Are Divided Over Deal Limiting Iran's Nuclear Ambitions, Poll Shows
Americans are divided over the deal between the United States and Iran to limit Iran's nuclear program, according to a new HuffPost/YouGov poll. But the poll also finds many are uncertain about the deal's impact on U.S. allies and about Iran's ...
Iran envoy: Tehran, Ankara have 'close' intel ties
Iranian and Turkish intelligence services maintain close cooperation and will continue efforts to boost relations, Turkish daily Hurriyet cited Iran's Ambassador to Ankara Alireza Bikdeli as saying Friday. Weeks after reports emerged alleging Turkey ...
Iran, Turkey seek to revive trade in wake of nuclear deal
Iran, Turkey Boost Intelligence Cooperation After Deal
'Iran ready to arbitrate between Turkey, Syria'
Final Iran deal needs to balance out the concessions
THE FACT sheet distributed by the Obama administration about the nuclear agreement with Iran is notable for its omissions. The 2,000-word document, like President Obama's televised statement Saturday night about the deal, stresses Iran's pledge to cap ...
UN Nuclear Inspectors Invited to Iranian Facility
New York Times
LONDON — Days after Iran struck a landmark accord with world powers on its nuclear program, the International Atomic Energy Agency announced on Thursday that Tehran had invited its inspectors to visit a heavy-water production plant linked to the deal ...
Iran sees nuclear deal implementation starting by early January
IAEA: Iran invites inspectors to visit Arak nuclear site