Middle East|Iran's Supreme Leader Backs Further Nuclear Talks
New York Times
TEHRAN — Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, expressed support on Thursday for the extension of talks with Western powers on the country's nuclear program. “I do not disagree with the extension of the negotiations, as I have not disagreed ...
Iran nuclear talks
Failed to Cut a Deal With Iran? Better Than Making a Bad One
Surprise! Obama's 'idea factory' backs Israeli strike on Iran
Iran's nuclear programme
IN THE end it was a great anticlimax. Another deadline to reach a momentous agreement to limit Iran's nuclear programme was missed on November 24th, with a decision to keep talking: the negotiators gave themselves another four months to reach an ...
Breaking Silence, Ayatollah Says Iran Is Standing Up to West in Nuclear Talks
Here's how Iran is responding to the failure of the nuclear talks
Analysis: Extending Iran talks has benefits--and risks
New York Times
For Former Embassy Hostages, a Special Interest in Iran Talks
New York Times
WASHINGTON — When the United States agreed on Monday to extend the nuclear negotiations with Iran for another seven months, it was met with immediate protest from Republicans and some Democrats in Congress, as well as from hard-liners in Iran's ...
Iran replays the Soviet Union's bitter end-game
Well that's pretty much what happened last weekend in Vienna when Saudi Foreign Minister Saud al-Faisal emerged outside Coburn Palace and by just being there reminded U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry that a bad deal with Iran would make King ...
Iran nuclear: Drama in Vienna as talks go to the wire
"Drama is an important negotiating tool," a US official told a group of journalists last year in Washington before setting off for Geneva for talks with Iran on its nuclear programme. Indeed, it was after a particularly blockbuster bout of diplomatic ...
Domestic pressures in US, Iran threaten slow-moving nuclear talks
The West wants strict limits on Iran's uranium-enriching centrifuges and other nuclear work, in return for a gradual lifting of sanctions. Iran wants immediate termination of all sanctions, an agreement with a relatively short lifespan, and substantial ...
Jews from across Iran gather in Yazd
“We perform our rituals here and offer our charities,” she added. The leader of Iranian Jews, Rabbi Yousef Hamadani Cohen, passed away in the Iranian capital, Tehran, late in March. Mashallah Golestani Nejad replaced him as the chief rabbi. Iran is ...
New era for Iran's Jews
In Iran, Mideast's largest Jewish population outside Israel finds new ...
Iran's Jewish population finds new acceptance
End to Middle East turmoil depends on bringing Iran in from the cold
The failure to meet this week's deadline for a definitive nuclear deal between Iran and the so-called P5+1 (the US, UK, France, Russia and China, the permanent members of the UN Security Council, plus Germany) is ominous. True, the negotiations ...
Nemesis: The Shadowy Iranian Training Shia Militias in Iraq
ISIS brings US, Iran together
Iran, Saudi Arabia find common ground in Yemen
The general consensus among Western observers is that Iran is at best a minor foreign participant in the internal Yemeni struggle for power. On the other hand, Iran's Arab rivals in the region, principally Saudi Arabia, see Tehran as both an instigator ...
Ties with neighbors top priority for Iran: Diplomat
Why geopolitical shifts dictate nuclear deal with Iran
Although a week of high-level talks between Iran and world powers in Vienna made good progress, negotiators failed to reach an agreement and instead set a new deadline of March 1, 2015, for a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program and a July 1 ...