Can Hassan Rouhani break Iran nuclear impasse?
Since Hassan Rouhani's victory in the presidential election in June, there has been no shortage of optimism among ordinary Iranians over his campaign promise that better days lay ahead. This was reflected in the rise in value of Iran's battered ...
Next Steps With Iran
US Congress gestures in an unusual direction: toward diplomacy with Iran
World powers see Iran's Rouhani as chance for nuclear deal
Syria war widens rift between Shi'ite clergy in Iraq, Iran
NAJAF, Iraq (Reuters) - The civil war in Syria is widening a rift between top Shi'ite Muslim clergy in Iraq and Iran who have taken opposing stands on whether or not to send followers into combat on President Bashar al-Assad's side. Competition for ...
Iran's mullahs demand justice for Trayvon Martin
Iran's foreign ministry entered the George Zimmerman debate on Friday, scorning the not-guilty murder decision and criticizing America for obvious and widespread discrimination. “The acquittal of the murderer of the teenage African American once again ...
Edgy new play spotlights death row teens in Iran
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The curtain opens. Six nooses hang above a group of teenage inmates, who are making chairs in a prison workshop to be used as platforms in their own hangings. The audience gasps. This is theater that's raw, edgy and political ...
In Iran, a Play About Minors on Death Row
India welcomes defense cooperation with Iran: Minister
In recent years, Iran has made great achievements in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in producing essential military equipment and systems. Indian Defense Minister A. K. Antony has welcomed the expansion of defense cooperation with the ...
Iran set to sign gas export deal with Iraq in Baghdad
Tehran and Baghdad are set to officially sign an agreement for Iran to supply natural gas to neighboring Iraq's Al-Baghdad and Al-Mansouriyah power plants, an Iranian official says. Deputy Iranian Oil Minister Javad Owji said Saturday that the ...
Iran, Iraq to sign gas deal on Sunday
Iran, Iraq to sign gas deal Sunday
Official: Iran, Iraq to Sign Gas Export Deal Tomorrow
Bin Laden son-in-law accuses US of torture, collusion with Iran
In a motion seeking the dismissal of the case, lawyers for former al-Qaeda spokesman Sulaiman Abu Ghaith also claimed U.S. officials had colluded with Iran over his detention there for more than a decade after the 9/11 attacks. The move marks the first ...
Iran frees three fishing boats after two months
Umm Al Quwain: Three UAE fishing boats seized by Iranian authorities and kept on the island of Kish for nearly two months, were returned safely last Wednesday (July 17) evening, an official at UAE Coast Guard told Gulf News. The fishing boats were ...
Congress, Former Policymakers Urge Obama to Revitalize Diplomacy With Iran
After an initial hard diplomatic push at the beginning of his first term, President Obama has overwhelmingly relied on economic pressure over diplomacy in an attempt to force Iran to satisfy international concerns regarding its nuclear program. But ...
Netanyahu's crying wolf on Iran
131 House members sign letter supporting US diplomacy with Iran (Updated)
Iran's Rouhani dismisses Israeli threats
More Than 100 US Congressmen Call For Engaging With Iran
More than 100 members of the U.S. Congress have given their support to a letter calling on President Barack Obama to reengage Iran diplomatically over its nuclear program following the election of the Islamic republic's next president. As of July 18 ...