Sanctions Eased, Iran Gets Feelers From Old Trading Partners
New York Times
TEHRAN — For critics of the interim nuclear agreement with Iran, Hossein Sheikholeslami might seem to embody their worst fears. Mr. Sheikholeslami has been busy in recent weeks, since the deal was agreed to in principle, shuttling back and forth ...
Some supporters of the Iran deal doubt there will be a long-term pact
Nuke Deal Reversible in 'One Day'
Senate GOP says Democrats support Iran sanctions
A Bill Stokes Debate, and Doubt, on Iran Deal
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Its Senate sponsors describe it as a “diplomatic insurance policy” that will help President Obama cut a better nuclear deal with Iran. The White House condemns it as a deal-killer that could put the United States on a path to war. At ...
Administration accused of keeping text of Iran nuclear deal 'secret'
This has fueled lawmakers' suspicions, which already are high as Iran boasts about its supposed gains in nuclear talks. President Hassan Rouhani said on Twitter earlier this week that world powers "surrendered" to Iran with the agreement. The tweet ...
Obama administration releases to lawmakers Iran nuclear deal text
IAEA asks member states to pay extra cost of Iran nuclear deal
The Iran Vote: This Really Matters, and You Should Let Your Senators Know
UN inspectors to visit Iran uranium mine January 29: Iran TV
"Based on our agreement with the agency (IAEA), their inspectors will visit the Gachin mine in southern part of the country on January 29," Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran, was quoted as saying.
As enrichment deal is struck, Iran exercises diplomatic clout in numerous UN ...
The election takes place in early March, and Iran—along with North Korea—is a member of WIPO's so-called “coordination committee”—a select group of less than half of the organization's membership. It will nominate a leadership candidate for ...
Iran action plan is no step forward
Obama administration officials have been preening since the announcement that the November 2013 “Joint Plan of Action” (JPA) deal with Iran will be implemented beginning January 20. But the credibility of the deal – and the negotiators that struck it ...
Why are congressional Democrats considering new Iran sanctions?
This week President Barack Obama met congressional Democrats, asking them to vote against sanctions on Iran and support continued negotiation. But the administration's overtures may be too little, too late. In a highly partisan atmosphere and with mid ...
Gulf states have complicated relationship with Iran
Shortly after Iran reached a short-term nuclear accord in November, its foreign minister, Javad Zarif, embarked on a regional tour of the Gulf, initially setting out to visit Kuwait, Oman, and Qatar. At the end of his tour, Zarif also tacked on an ...
Pittsburgh Symphony Mulls Return Trip to Iran
Officials with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and the American Middle East Institute are in talks with Iran about a potential trip in September, although many hurdles remain given the countries' history of strained relations, The Pittsburgh Post ...
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra exploring possibility of returning to Iran
Pittsburgh symphony, last from US to perform in Iran 50 years ago, considers a ...
Iran hangs 40 people in two weeks amid surge in executions
“The spike in the number of executions carried out so far this month in Iran is alarming. The Iranian authorities' attempts to change their international image are meaningless if at the same time executions continue to increase”, said Hassiba Hadj ...
Amnesty: Iran Has Executed 40 People So Far This Year
Iran Hangs 40 People in Two Weeks
Iran: 40 executions so far this year, with 33 in last week alone