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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (right) shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry (left) in Geneva, January 14, 2015. (AFP/Rick Wilking)
April 01, 2015 - 13:15 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif are holding a bilateral meeting in Lausanne and the nuclear talks have hit a stalemate of sanctions framework.
Head of Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi walks with others during a break in a meeting with world powers representatives seeking to pin down a nuclear deal with Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel, on March 31, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/Brendan Smialowski)
April 01, 2015 - 11:45 GMT
The P5+1 countries have failed to agree on a framework to lift sanctions against Iran, which have been paralyzing the country's economy.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he delivers a speech during an event following the first session of the newly-elected Knesset (Israel's Parliament) on March 31, 2015 in Jerusalem. (AFP/ Gali Tibbon)
April 01, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
The PM called the nuclear deal unconscionable as it threatens the security of Israel.
Hours before the midnight deadline Tuesday, US officials said negotiations could extend through Wednesday so long as
April 01, 2015 - 07:38 GMT
After a midnight deadline passed without a deal Tuesday, officials taking part in the Iranian nuclear negotiations in Switzerland said a new deadline has been set for the end of Wednesday.
Back at home, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is facing pressure from hard-liners not to release too much to reach a deal, and to deliver on a promise to lift sanctions. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 06:56 GMT
Amid deadlocks, nuclear talks between Iran and world powers in Switzerland soar past their midnight deadline.
P5+1 European Union officials and Iranian officials wait for the start of a meeting on Iran's nuclear program at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland on March 30, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 17:49 GMT
A senior US official told AFP the talks on the nuclear deal between Iran and the world powers could go into Wednesday.
Humanitarian workers from the Iranian Red Crescent loading medical aid. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
According to state news, Iran dropped its first shipment of aid in Yemen since Saudi Arabia launched its air campaign against the Houthi rebels.
European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini (L) and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wait a meeting with officials from P5+1, the European Union and Iran at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 31, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
The final day of Iran nuclear talks among the P5+1 kicked off today in Lausanne, Switzerland. No consideration for an extension has been expressed as of yet.
Netanyahu has been very vocal regarding his disapproval of the Iranian nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 14:00 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the P5+1 countries of rewarding Iran with a nuclear deal despite disrupting the political stability of Yemen by allegedly arming the Houthi rebel movement.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs the weekly cabinet meeting at his Jerusalem office on March 29, 2015. Netanyahu denounced as
March 30, 2015 - 09:45 GMT
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanayhu voiced his concern over the P5+1 nuclear deal framework during a meeting at his West Jerusalem office with US Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell.
US Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman (L), US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz (2nd L), US Secretary of State John Kerry (C), British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (2nd R) wait to start a meeting with P5+1, European Union and Iranian officials as part of talks on Iran's nuclear program at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 30, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 08:58 GMT
A new round of talks with P5+1 countries has kicked off in the Swiss city of Lausanne to try to narrow down differences during the negotiation phase in an attempt to reach a final deal.