Iran

February 26, 2014

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for European and American Affairs said this week that Tehran is not interested in initiating more talks with the U.S. beyond the nuclear issue (File Archive/AFP)
10:21 GMT

A top Iranian diplomat told reporters this week that Tehran is not interested in conducting bilateral talks with the U.S. and will limit its negotiations with Washington to only the nuclear issue.

February 25, 2014

Iran and Iraq allegedly signed an agreement in November 2013 worth around $195 million that would allow Tehran to sell Baghdad weapons and ammunition for the Iraqi military (Courtesy of Al Akhbar English)
18:15 GMT

Iran allegedly signed a secret arms agreement with Iraq in November last year worth around $195 million in a move that may be considered a violation of the UN Embargo on Iranian arms sales.

Bilateral trade between Iran and China amounted to $36 billion in 2012.
15:00 GMT

Establishing an industrial park in Iran and creating a joint shipping line are also part of the roadmap, ISNA quoted Behrouz Alishiri as saying.

Turkey will also import at least 5 million tons (100,000 barrels per day) of Iranian crude in 2014, the same amount that it purchased last year,
03:55 GMT

Commenting on Turkey’s complaint to the International Court of Arbitration about the price of the gas Iran supplies to Turkey, Araqi said Iran will not accept any request from Turkey to lower the price

February 23, 2014

"Iran, in fact, is getting everything and giving virtually nothing," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday. [ AFP]
19:22 GMT

The progress of nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers has provoked the ire of Israel, with the Zionist regime intensifying efforts to derail the negotiations.

All sides involved in the Vienna nuclear talks have hailed the negotiations as constructive. (AFP)
09:45 GMT

A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says the next round of the expert-level talks between the representatives of Iran and six world powers will be held in Vienna next week.

Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng, heading a delegation of more than 20 top Chinese officials and economic managers, is currently in Tehran.
23:32 GMT

The conference will also discuss opportunities for the two countries to launch joint investments in other countries.

February 21, 2014

Late last  year, Javad Zarif, Iranian Foreign Minister, met with British Foreign Secretary William Hague to discuss ways to improve relations between the two countries. (AFP/File)
10:46 GMT

Iran and the UK normalize relations by re establishing direct contact with one another for the first time since 2011.

February 20, 2014

At the start of 2014, Iraq has become one of the world’s fastest-growing emerging markets, offering huge opportunities for those fast and flexible enough to gain a foothold
19:53 GMT

The value represents 28 percent of some $519 billion that have been poured into ongoing projects or will be invested in projects in the pipeline.

The nuclear talks between Iran and the six major world powers will resume in Vienna in March. (AFP/Getty/File)
08:20 GMT

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf described the nuclear talks with Iran as “constructive and useful” following a series of negotiations in Vienna this week.

Iran and the world powers will sit down again in Vienna in March. (AFP)
06:49 GMT

Iran and the six major world powers have agreed on a decisive agenda for the negotiations over Tehran's nuclear capabilities, and will meet again in Austrian capital Vienna for talks in March, an official said Thursday.

February 19, 2014

Jordan and Iran stand on opposing sides when it comes to the Syrian conflict. (AFP/File)
10:09 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani wants to improve the "brotherly relations" between Iran and Jordan, according to Jordanian MP Atef Tarawneh.

Catherine Ashton (L), Vice President of the European Commission and Javad Mohammad Zarif (R), Iranian Foreign Minister pose for a picture prior to the EU 5+1 talks with Iran at the UN headquarters in Vienna, Austria. (AFP)
06:57 GMT

Iran and the six major world powers are set to start the second day of their fresh talks as part of efforts to reach a permanent agreement on Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

February 18, 2014

Netanyahu was visiting the Golan Heights when the rockets struck the annexed territory (File Archive)
18:28 GMT

Two rockets from Syria landed in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights Tuesday, striking the territory shortly after a Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's secret visit to the area was reported.

Iran nuclear talks between Iran and the U.S. started in 1970s (File Archive/AFP)
14:21 GMT

For 36 years, Iran and world powers have been discussing Tehran's nuclear program. As the conversation continues in a new round of talks set to commence this week, we take a look at the history of the ongoing nuclear negotiations.