Christian Science Monitor
US Will Ease Sanctions if Iran Halts Nuclear Program, Official Says
New York Times
GENEVA — On the eve of a new round of talks between world powers and Iran, a senior Obama administration official said Wednesday that the United States was prepared to offer Iran limited relief from economic sanctions if Tehran agreed to halt its ...
US official: We think Iran wants a nuclear deal -- and fast
Nuke Talks Must Convince Hard-Liners in Iran, US
Iran talks: Do we want a deal or a war?
Iran to relax visa requirements amid tourism boom
Tehran, Iran (CNN) -- Tour bus driver Rasoul Mousavi has been seeing less and less of his wife this month. Mousavi says a sharp increase in tourists has kept him so busy that for four nights in a row he did something his wife doesn't like very much ...
Iran's Ebadi Criticizes Rouhani's Rights Record
Iranian Nobel Peace laureate Shirin Ebadi strongly criticized the human rights record of President Hassan Rouhani, citing a dramatic increase in executions since he took office this year and accusing the government of lying about the release of ...
Iran's Ebadi Calls For National Dialogue On Nuclear Energy
Ebadi: Detente with West hasn't changed Iran human rights situation
FACT CHECK: A look at Israel's claims on Iran's nuclear program
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Israel has said it is ready to stand alone if needed to stop moves by Iran toward possessing nuclear weapons. Iran, which says its atomic program is only for energy and medical applications, has called this scare ...
Israel: Not seen but very much heard at Iran nuclear talks (+video)
Despite Netanyahu's rhetoric, Israel-US gaps on Iran closing
Netanyahu calls for more pressure on Iran over nuclear program
The answer on Iran? Yes.
Los Angeles Times
Negotiators are scheduled to meet again in Geneva this week to try to move toward an agreement that would put reliable limits on Iran's nuclear program — limits strong enough to reassure other countries that the mullahs cannot build a nuclear weapon.
Inside the Treasury Department's War on Iran - by Yochi Dreazen
Foreign Policy (blog)
Last June, the Treasury Department announced hard-hitting new sanctions against an alleged Iranian front company, its main subsidiary, the subsidiary's subsidiary, and then, for good measure, the subsidiary's subsidiary's two subsidiaries. All the ...
Iran looks to oil to ease the pressure of economic sanctions
Return of Iran crude may spark OPEC 'price war'
Oil imports from Iran drop sharply
Iran Ready to Agree on Nuclear Deal
Wall Street Journal
PARIS—Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday said Iran was ready to reach an agreement on Tehran's nuclear program during upcoming talks in Geneva without offering details on how a deal might be reached. Mr. Zarif seized on a ...
Hardliners Assail US-Iran Thaw From Both Sides
Preparing for Iran's annual rally to mark the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy, Mostafa Afzalzadeh said he wouldn't let recent overtures between the countries stop him from attending and chanting “Death to America.” “These games won't fool people ...
Iranian Minister Says Nuclear Deal Is Possible This Week
New York Times
PARIS — Two days before negotiations resume in Geneva between Iran and the United States and other Western powers aimed at ending a fight over the disputed Iranian nuclear program, the country's foreign minister sounded an optimistic note on Tuesday, ...
US looking for 'first step' from Iran in nuclear talks
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States wants Iran to agree in negotiations this week a "first step" that stops its nuclear program advancing further and starts reversing parts of it, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. In return for such ...