The Iranian File
September 28, 2013
A shoe was thrown at Iranian President Hasan Rouhani as he returned from a stirring round of diplomacy with the United States during the recently concluded U.N. General Assembly in New York.
Iranian hackers have allegedly breached an unclassified U.S. Navy computer system providing email and an intranet service.
US President Barack Obama placed a telephone call to his Iranian counterpart Hasan Rouhani. The two leaders expressed a desire to resolve a stand-off over Iran's nuclear program.
September 27, 2013
Top officials from the United States and Iran met in New York. These talks mark the highest level contacts between the two nations since the Iranian Revolution in 1979.
September 26, 2013
Iranian President Hasan Rouhani has called for Israel's alleged nuclear weapons to be put under international control.
Iranian President Rouhani wants nuclear deal with the West and Israel within a three or six-month timetable.
September 25, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the speech made by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the UN for being hypocritical, despite Rouhani offering olive branches in the form of his willingness to discuss nuclear weapons and condemning the Holocaust.
September 24, 2013
President Obama told the United Nations General Assembly that Iranian President Rowhani's “conciliatory words will have to be matched by actions that are transparent and verifiable.”
September 21, 2013
Iran and the US expected to initiate talks about Tehran's nuclear weapons at upcoming UN General Assembly meeting.
September 20, 2013
A proposed resolution to subject Israel to IAEA safeguards is narrowly defeated at the UN agency's annual conference and Israeli's Steinitz says "time has run out" to negotiate with Iran on its nuclear program.
Iran's President Rouhani called for closer ties with Saudi Arabia on Thursday, describing the kingdom as a "friend and brother." Rouhani further emphasized improving relations with neighboring countries as a top priority on his foreign policy agenda.
September 19, 2013
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tells the world that his government will not develop nuclear weapons and Khamenei calls for "flexibility" in nuclear talks with the West.
September 18, 2013
Israel charged Iran with purposefully trying to conceal its nuclear expansion programme with its recent attempts to engage in talks with the US.
During a meeting with the Revolutionary Guards, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he did not oppose Iran engaging in diplomacy with the US and that the Islamic Republic should show flexibility in any talks.
September 17, 2013
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani may be willing to shut down Fordow's nuclear facility if the West removes all sanctions on Iran.