UN nuclear watchdog expects cooperation at last in Iran inquiry
The International Atomic Energy Agency has made it clear it now wants Iran to end what the West sees as years of stonewalling the IAEA's investigation into alleged nuclear bomb research by the country, which denies any such activity. Diplomats are ...
US warns France against business with Iran after trade trip to Tehran
Iran's President Regrets Food Ration Problems
Iran Delivers Surprise, Money, to Jewish Hospital
Iran, IAEA set to hold talks in Tehran on Feb 8
He further noted that Iran's Ambassador to the IAEA Reza Najafi and IAEA Deputy Director General and Head of the Department of Safeguards Tero Tapio Varjoranta will preside over the talks. The spokesman added the talks are scheduled for one day and ...
AP Source: US Waives Sanctions on Iran Broadcaster
The Obama administration is temporarily waiving sanctions on Iran's state broadcaster, a senior Obama administration official said late Thursday. The move could be seen as a confidence-building measure as the U.S., Iran and five other world powers ...
Rand Paul presses Barack Obama on Iran
Representative Gutiérrez to Boehner & Pelosi: Convene House Classified ...
San Francisco Chronicle
Obama pushes for release of Americans held in North Korea, Iran
President Obama called on North Korea and Iran to release two Americans held captive since 2012, using an address at the National Prayer Breakfast to demand that foreign nations respect religious freedoms and to declare that the men “deserve to be free.”.
Obama's prayer breakfast challenge to Iran
No Solution for Syria Without Iran
Voice of America
UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon invited Iran and then disinvited it when the Iranian government refused to publicly state that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad must step down as part of a political solution to the Syrian war. Ban acted under pressure ...
Iran seeking end to Mideast conflicts: Syrian official
US grants Iran a seat at the next round of Geneva II conference on Syria ...
Iranian regime FM has 'no authority' to talk on Syria
Bill Clinton, AIPAC urge delay on Iran sanctions
The White House's push to delay an Iran sanctions vote got a big boost this week when both Bill Clinton and the powerful pro-Israel lobby AIPAC urged the Senate to hold off as diplomatic talks take shape. Together, Clinton and the American Israel ...
AIPAC demonstrates muscle, then partially retreats on Iran
GOP to Reid: Sanction Iran…Or Else
Menendez Seeks Distance from GOP on Iran Sanctions
Iran nuclear deal 'not perfect' but buys time, top US official
Members of Congress have faulted the pact, arguing that it is unwise to ease sanctions before Iran takes aggressive action to rein in its nuclear program, which the United States, Israel and others suspect may aim to build bombs. Iran denies this. "We ...
The Guardian (blog)
Rouhanicare: Iran's president promises healthcare for all by 2018
The Guardian (blog)
Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, has promised healthcare for all Iranians in the next four years in a move reminiscent of Barack Obama's patient protection and affordable care act, dubbed Obamacare. In an interview broadcast live on national ...
President Obama's claim of 'unprecedented inspections' in Iran
Washington Post (blog)
Iran and six world powers, including the United States, in November agreed to a “Joint Plan of Action” (JPA) to ensure that Iran's nuclear program is peaceful in nature. The deal came after years of fruitless talks, during which Iran raced ahead with a ...
Iran Giving Food Away to Millions for Relief
New York Times
TEHRAN — The Iranian government has started handing out food packages for millions of its citizens both to help those with low income and to try to lower inflation on food, local news media reported on Monday. Across the capital, Tehran, and in the ...