Concern over US concessions as Iran seeks to leverage ISIS issue in nuke talks
Republican lawmakers are raising alarm that Secretary of State John Kerry is putting too much on the table in talks over Iran's nuclear program -- as Tehran reportedly tries to leverage its cooperation in the Islamic State crisis in return for nuclear ...
Iran Digs in on Underground Nuke Facility
Iranian talks with Saudi Arabia may signal thaw in relations
France's Fabius Warns Against Mixing Islamic State Fight With Iran Nuclear Talks
Family's Video Appeals to Iran for Release of American
New York Times
Anticipating the arrival of Iran's president in New York on Monday for the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, the family of Amir Hekmati, a former United States Marine incarcerated in Tehran for three years, has called attention to ...
Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program
Iran has sent mixed signals about its willingness to cooperate on defeating Islamic State (IS), a hard-line Sunni Islamist group that has seized large swaths of territory across Syria and Iraq and is blamed for a wave of sectarian violence, beheadings ...
China and Iran to Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in the Persian Gulf
New York Times
TEHRAN — Two Chinese warships have docked at Iran's principal naval port for the first time in history, Iranian admirals told state television on Sunday, adding that both countries would conduct four days of joint naval exercises. On Sunday, Xinhua ...
Chinese Ships in Iran for Joint Exercises
Chinese warships in first call at an Iran port
Chinese Destroyer Docks in Iran, First Such Visit
A sucker's deal on Iran's nukes
Washington Post (blog)
Word that the administration is offering Iran the option to “unplug” rather than dismantle its illicit nuclear reactors has set off a firestorm. No doubted leaked by an alarmed administration official, the New York Times report told us: “The idea is to ...
Russia, Iran Considering Joining The Coalition To Fight ISIS
International Business Times
Conflicting reports have come out of Iran regarding the militant group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he had previously rejected a U.S. request to cooperate with the ...
Diplomats: Iran Receptive to New Nuke Proposal
With Iran refusing U.S. demands that it gut its uranium enrichment program, the two sides are now discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran's enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium, diplomats told The ...
Wall Street Journal
UN Representative Urges Iran Involvement in Iraq Situation
Wall Street Journal
NEW YORK—The United Nations could provide a platform bringing Iran, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iraq's other neighbors together to help stabilize the situation in Iraq, the U.N.'s special envoy to Iraq said Sunday. In an interview with The Wall Street ...
White House: No nuclear concessions to secure Iran's help against ISIS
Coalition of Unwilling and Unsavory Battles ISIS
GOP lawmaker: 'Foolish' to link Iran nuke talks, ISIS cooperation
Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.) on Monday said it would be “absolutely foolish” for the U.S. to show Iran leniency in negotiations over Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for military cooperation against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Iran Selects 'Today' for Foreign-Language Oscar Consideration
Iran has returned to the foreign-language Academy Award race with the selection of Reza Mirkarimi's “Today” (Emrooz) as its contender. The picture is the story of a Tehran taxi driver who becomes the protector of a pregnant woman after he rushes her to ...
Oscars: Iran Selects 'Today' for Foreign-Language Category
Iran's "Today" heading to Oscars