Washington Post (blog)
Iran threatens counter measure to Senate's proposed new sanctions
Los Angeles Times
TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers Friday threatened retaliation for a Senate bill that proposes tough new sanctions on Iran if the Islamic Republic fails to cooperate in upcoming negotiations aimed at curbing its nuclear program. Mehdi Moussavinejad, a senior ...
Four rotten excuses to oppose Iran sanctions
Obama facing Hill rebellion on Iran sanctions
On Iran and Syria, Diplomatic Tests Intertwine
Iran 'unwelcome' at Syria peace talks - US
International negotiators have failed to reach an agreement on whether Iran should be invited to Syria peace talks in Geneva next month. The United Nations' joint special representative for Syria told a news briefing that the US were refusing to let ...
Iran part in Geneva 2 still undecided
US Blocking Iran From Syria Geneva II Talks
US blocking Iran participation at Syria peace talks
War with Iran? Sherrod Brown Is the Firewall
On December 19, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez introduced new sanctions on Iran in open defiance of the Obama Administration's demand that Congress hold off on new sanctions on Iran while the Administration works to negotiate a comprehensive ...
Syria crisis: 'No deal' on Iran presence at peace talks
International negotiators have failed to agree on whether to invite Iran to peace talks over the Syrian conflict, the UN-Arab League envoy on Syria said. Lakhdar Brahimi said the US remained unconvinced that Iran's participation "would be the right ...
Obama plan uses Hollywood to lure Iran toward peace
The proposed easing of sanctions against Iran represents the most visible enticement by which the United States and five other nations intend to guide the Islamic regime toward peace. The Obama administration, however, has another tool in its ...
UN envoy says Iran could attend Syria talks
Whether or not Iran will be among the nations invited to attend Syrian peace talks in Switzerland is still a source of disagreement between the UN and the United States, peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has said. Speaking at a news conference in Geneva on ...
Christian Science Monitor
How far can any US-Iran rapprochement go?
Christian Science Monitor
Analysts say any broader US-Iran understanding will depend on progress in nuclear talks with world powers to prevent Iran from ever being able to produce a bomb. A six-month interim agreement signed in Geneva in November freezes Iran's program in ...
Surplus Means Decision Time for Iran
Iran lures European investment to boost economy
Iran Threats To Quickly Restart Advanced Enrichment Reignite Concerns Over ...
The Times of Israel
Iran: Talks with West Are Making 'Slow Progress'
Technical talks between Iran and world powers on how to implement a landmark nuclear deal clinched last month are making progress but slowly, a senior Iranian negotiator said Saturday, according to AFP. The negotiations resumed on Thursday in Geneva ...
Iran pessimistic over chances of Geneva nuclear talks
Little progress in expert-level Geneva talks: Iran
Iran says "slow" progress in nuclear deal talks
On Iran and Syria, Tests of Diplomacy Intertwine
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Early next year, the Obama administration will embark on an extraordinary diplomatic doubleheader, trying to negotiate a comprehensive nuclear deal with Iran while seeking yet again a political end to nearly three years of civil war in Syria.
Rouhani Takes On Revolutionary Guards in Iran Power Test
Iran's Revolutionary Guards, a business empire as well as the country's most powerful military force, have been a vocal critic of recent nuclear diplomacy. President Hassan Rouhani is fighting back, setting up a contest that may shape his presidency.