US Troubled by Iran's Choice of Its UN Ambassador
The U.S. objected Wednesday to Iran's anticipated selection of a former hostage-taker at the American Embassy in Tehran as its newest ambassador to the United Nations. But the Obama administration stopped short of saying it would refuse him a visa to ...
US outrage at Iran's pick of 'hostage-taker' envoy
State Dept. says Iran's pick for UN ambassador 'troubling' amid outrage over ...
Making Iran captor UN ambassador 'like spitting on us'
Center for Research on Globalization
Austrian president poised for rare Western visit to Iran
Under President Hassan Rouhani, a relative moderate who was elected last year, Iran has started to improve relations with the West by engaging with world powers over its disputed nuclear program. It remains under sanctions, however, and a visit by ...
Experts Discuss Framework for a Final Iran Nuclear Agreement
Iran, powers to start expert-level nuclear talks
Dempsey: US and Israel agree on Iran threat
Iran, Russia working to seal $20 billion oil-for-goods deal: sources
"Iran can swap around 300,000 barrels per day via the Caspian Sea and the rest from the (Middle East) Gulf, possibly Bandar Abbas port," one of the Iranian officials said, referring to one of Iran's top oil terminals. "The price (under negotiation) is ...
Iran, Russia working to seal $20b oil-for-goods deal
Does the Key to Crimean Impasse Lie in Iran?
Iran And Russia Are Working To Seal A $20 Billion Oil-For-Goods Deal: Sources
One-time hostage of Iranian militants urges denial of visa to new Iran envoy ...
Former American hostage Barry Rosen, held by student extremists at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran for more than a year, said Monday it would be an “outrage” and “disgrace” if Washington gave a visa to one of the militants recently named by Iran as its new ...
Mother of Iranian passenger on Flight 370 suffers in silence
(CNN) -- The mother of passenger No. 63 aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is unable to come out of the shadows of her son's misdeed to mourn with the rest of the families whose loved ones disappeared on March 8. "As a human being, as a mother, ...
Bid to Free Ex-Marine Held in Iran Cites Father's Health
New York Times
The doctor for the terminally ill father of Amir Hekmati, the 30-year-old former Marine imprisoned in Iran, has written to the Iranian judicial authorities asking them to release Mr. Hekmati on compassionate grounds so he can return home, according to ...
Voice of America
US Experts: Modify Iran's Arak Plant to Reduce Bomb Threat
Voice of America
How to deal with Arak is one of several issues that must be tackled in negotiations between Iran and six global powers that got under way in February with the aim of reaching a long-term deal on the decade-old nuclear dispute by late July. Princeton ...
U.N. Report Details Religious Persecution in Iran
A new report from the United Nations has shed new light on the extent of persecution faced by non-Muslims in Iran. The Jerusalem Post reported on Tuesday that Ahmed Shaheed, the United Nations special rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Iran ...
Clearstream Banking and Iran Central Bank Probed by US
A U.S. grand jury is investigating possible money laundering and other violations by Clearstream Banking SA and Iran's central bank for the benefit of Iran, a federal prosecutor said in court papers filed in a New York suit involving victims of ...
US investigates Deutsche Boerse unit over Iran sanctions
US Grand Jury probing Deutsche Borse unit's ties to Iran bank
Iran says does not seek indefinite power for Assad
Iran's Deputy Minister for Arab and Foreign Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian attends a news conference in Moscow, September 10, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov (RUSSIA - Tags: POLITICS HEADSHOT) ...
Why Saudi Arabia's (Still) Upset with Obama over Iran, Syria and Egypt
Kuwait stresses Iran ties to fight extremism