ABC News (blog)
Poll: Obama, Iran face selling job on nuclear pact
WASHINGTON — The White House and Iran face an uphill selling job to convince Americans to embrace the interim nuclear pact negotiated with Tehran last month, a USA TODAY/Pew Research Center Poll finds. In the survey, taken Tuesday through Sunday ...
US senators prepare legislation to pressure Iran
Iran, From Enemy to Ally
When Will the Iran Nuclear Deal Actually Start?
Tasnim News Agency
Iran's charm offensive belies mounting body count from executions at home
The new, moderate face Iran is showing the world belies a sinister spike in executions in the country, with hundreds killed for such crimes as “waging war against God,” according to a human rights group. At least 529 people have been put to death in ...
Report: Iran Has Executed 529 People in 2013
EU Parliament to visit Iran without preconditions
In Iran, education withheld
Iran Says It Improves Accuracy of Missiles
Iran frequently announces breakthroughs in military technology that are impossible to independently verify. But the Pentagon released a rare public report last June noting significant advances in Iranian missile technology, acknowledging that the ...
Iran says it produced laser guided ballistic missiles with increased range
Iran touts new laser that bolsters missile accuracy
New York Daily News
Obama plays down Iran deal success, saying chances for final deal could be ...
New York Daily News
President Barack Obama said Saturday he believed the chances for a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran are 50-50 or worse, yet defended diplomacy as the best way to prevent Tehran from acquiring atomic weapons. During a question-and-answer ...
Limited Support for Iran Nuclear Agreement
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
The public is reacting skeptically to last month's multilateral agreement aimed at freezing parts of Iran's nuclear program. Overall, more disapprove than approve of the deal, and there continues to be broad skepticism about whether Iranian leaders are ...
Afghan Leader Agrees to Talks on Closer Iran Ties
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — Amid highly public tensions with the United States over a long-term security deal, Afghanistan's president looked to forge closer ties with neighboring Iran, agreeing in principle to start negotiating an economic and security ...
Old foes Saudi Arabia, Iran seek common ground
Saudi Arabia and Iran are sworn enemies, but a recent panel discussion in Bahrain explored how the two Middle East rivals could find common ground. Talks at the International Institute of Strategic Studies' annual security summit in Manama focused ...
Iran, six powers meet on steps to carry out nuclear deal
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers began expert-level talks on Monday to work out nitty gritty details in implementing a landmark accord for Tehran to curb its disputed nuclear program in return for a limited easing of sanctions. The ...
Poll: More Americans dislike Iran deal than support it
Washington Post (blog)
Iran has agreed, over the next six months, to freeze many of its nuclear programs and neutralize the uranium it has produced so far that is close to weapons grade. In exchange, it has received some temporarily relief from crippling economic sanctions.
Eyes on Iran, Navy in Gulf Stays at Ready
New York Times
By ERIC SCHMITT. Published: December 8, 2013. ABOARD THE U.S.S. WHIRLWIND, in the Persian Gulf — In the past six months, this small United States Navy coastal patrol ship has engaged Iranian gunboats three times in international waters here.