The Iranian File
March 19, 2014
Iran officials told reporters this week that Tehran is trying to first reach common ground with the so-called P5+1 group of wolrd powers during the latest round of nuclear talks rather than sealing the deal prematurely.
March 18, 2014
Mohsen Naziri Asl, Iran's Ambassador to the UNHRC, rejected a U.N. report on human rights in Iran Tuesday.
In recent comments, Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon hints that Israel could take action against Iran with or without U.S. approval.
A new round of nuclear talks begins today in Vienna. The P5+1 and Iran will meet at U.N. headquarters in Vienna.
Javad Zarif said Iran is willing to help with any "logical attempts" to end the conflict in Syria.
March 17, 2014
Iran has come up with a four-point plan for UN-Arab League envoy to Syria Lakhdar Brahimi that aims to secure peace in war-torn Syria.
March 16, 2014
Iran's Foreign Minister told reporters Sunday that Tehran does not expect to reach a permanent deal with world powers over its nuclear program during the upcoming round of nuclear talks.
March 14, 2014
US Secretary of State John Kerry explained on Thursday that sanctions against Iran are still in place and are being enforced
March 13, 2014
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran "extends a hand of friendship and brotherhood to all regional countries...particularly to the Gulf" during his meeting in Oman this week.
U.S. President Barack Obama renewed sanctions against Iran this week via the National Emergency Act.
March 12, 2014
Iran and Russia agreed to a preliminary deal Wednesday for the construction of two more nuclear power plants in Iran's port city of Bushehr.
March 10, 2014
Israel recently intercepted a ship flying a Panamanian flag because officials believed it was carrying weapons from Iran to the Gaza Strip. Weapons were found aboard.
March 9, 2014
European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton says there is no guarantee for the achievement of a final nuclear agreement between Iran and the six world powers, as she called the ongoing negotiations "difficult".
March 8, 2014
Rouhani has accepted an official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia.
March 6, 2014
Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan announced Wednesday that Iran has obtained missiles equipped with multiple warheads.