The Iranian File
February 13, 2014
A senior Iranian lawmaker has rejected U.S. claims that Iran’s defense capabilities would be part of the nuclear negotiations, saying the nation’s missile program is not a threat to the region.
February 12, 2014
Iran's armed forces chief of staff told reporters Wednesday that Iran is "prepared for a decisive battle" against Israel and the U.S. if attacked.
President Obama warns that business rushing to get in first with Iran are doing so at their own risk.
February 11, 2014
Iranian military officials announced the unveiling of two domestically made missiles, something U.S. defense officials said they're monitoring Tuesday.
Millions of Iranians attended nationwide demonstrations marking the 35th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iran stands firm on its right to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity even after recent Atomic Energy meetings over the weekend.
February 10, 2014
Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, a member of Iran's team of nuclear negotiators, said the republic's defensive capabilities are non-negotiable during talks with six major world powers.
A senior official from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has hailed “good” progress in talks with Iran over its nuclear energy program.
Iranian official Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has accused the United States of resorting to "excuses" over Tehran's nuclear energy program.
February 9, 2014
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the United States is lying when it says it is not pursuing an agenda of regime change in Tehran.
Iran has deployed two ships to the Atlantic Ocean.
February 8, 2014
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei defended the moderate President Hassan Rowhani Saturday, demanding tolerance from opponents who have criticized him over talks with world powers on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program, Agence France-Presse reported.
February 7, 2014
A Jewish hospital in the Iranian capital has received about $400,000 from the government of President Hassan Rowhani, in an attempt to further unite “all ethnic groups and religions” in the Islamic republic, the New York Times reported Thursday.
February 6, 2014
A senior Iranian official has reiterated Tehran’s desire to improve ties with its neighbor Saudi Arabia, calling for serious efforts by both sides to that end.
February 5, 2014
After a recent meeting with Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iran's President Rouhani claims to be ready for final nuclear talks with world powers.