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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.
Short positions in US crude have risen to a record high as traders bet record crude stocks in the United States will keep it under pressure relative to Brent.
March 31, 2015 - 18:55 GMT
Oil futures extended losses on Tuesday, as Iran and six world powers ramped up the pace of negotiations to reach a preliminary deal.
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.
Officials wait for 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 - 13:17 GMT
Will disagreements on enrichment research and the pace of lifting sanctions delay a final agreement among P5+1 countries regarding Iran's nuclear program?
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.
Smoke and flames rise from an alleged weapons storage depot at a Shiite Houthi rebel camp after an airstrike by the Saudi-led alliance on March 30, 2015 in the Yemeni capital Sanaa. (AFP/MOHAMMED HUWAIS)
March 31, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
The Saudi-led coalition conducted airstrikes Monday night, targeting Houthi militias in Saadaeh, Sanaa, and Yarim.
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.
Any relaxation of Iran oil sanctions could see increased exports adding to swelling global supplies and further pressuring prices.
March 30, 2015 - 09:22 GMT
Oil prices fell on Monday as Iran and six world powers tried to reach a deal that could add oil to the market if sanctions against Tehran are lifted.