UN Invites Iran to Syria Talks, Surprising American Officials
New York Times
The announcement by Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary general, that he had invited Iran to a peace conference to end the war in Syria drew strong objections on Sunday from American officials, who suggested that Iran had not met all the ...
Syrian opposition reportedly blasts UN's Iran invitation to Switzerland talks
UN chief invites Iran to Geneva 2, Syria opposition threatens to withdraw
UN chief invites Iran to Syria peace talks
Iran Welcomes Start of Nuclear Deal
New York Times
TEHRAN — Iranian officials said they expected positive economic changes with the lifting of some sanctions against the country as part of a deal struck with world powers, which begins on Monday. The interim deal, signed in November in Geneva and ...
Iran Likely to Spend Oil Funds on Aircraft, Car Parts, Says Deputy Oil Minister
Iran prepares for start of landmark nuclear deal
Powers and Iran to activate landmark nuclear deal after IAEA nod
UN invites Iran to Syria peace talks
UN chief Ban Ki-moon has invited Iran to take part in preliminary Syrian peace talks this week in Switzerland, an offer Tehran has accepted. Mr Ban said he had received assurances that Iran would play a positive role in securing a transitional government.
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 ...
Leahy: Iran sanctions legislation a mistake
The Hill (blog)
Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) warned Sunday that a proposed Senate bill that would impose new sanctions on Iran if talks on a comprehensive nuclear deal failed could jeopardize the very negotiations they are designed to spur. ADVERTISEMENT. “I think that's a ...
The Folly of New Iran Sanctions
Iran Is Cultivating Closer Ties with Anti-American Countries in Our Hemisphere
Iran continues to actively cultivate ties among its allies in Latin America, including Cuba, Venezuela and Bolivia, a policy that some have warned could bring terrorism closer to U.S. borders. Iranian media has been filled with reports over the past ...
A Look at the Deal Between Iran, World Powers
On Monday, a deal struck between Iran and six world powers regarding the Islamic Republic's contested nuclear program will begin. Here's a look at the terms of the deal, as recently announced by the White House: ———. What Iran has committed to do:.
Iranian envoy killed in Yemen kidnap attempt
An Iranian diplomat was killed in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on Saturday when he resisted gunmen who were trying to kidnap him near the ambassador's residence, the Iranian Foreign Ministry and Yemeni security sources have said. Iranian Foreign Ministry ...
Iran Diplomat Killed In Yemen Shooting
Iran Diplomat Dies in Yemen After Shooting
An Iranian diplomat has been killed in a gun attack in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa.
Iran Asks Foreign Oil Companies for Views on Contracts
Wall Street Journal
TEHRAN—Iran is soliciting views from foreign oil companies on how the country may structure new oil contracts to ease cost-recovery and allow booking of reserves, a senior Iranian oil official said. Iran is a long way from being able to put the ...
Washington Post (blog)
Hayden on Iran: 'I like the threat of additional sanctions'
Washington Post (blog)
Former spy chief Michael Hayden said Sunday that a congressional proposal to impose new sanctions against Iran could work to the Obama administration's advantage in its negotiations with the Islamic Republic. "I think having that congressional action ...