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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.
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.
Hammond said a deal was within reach late Saturday, adding that a successful departure from the negotiations would be in everyone's interest, making it more feasible. (AFP/File)
March 30, 2015 - 06:59 GMT
As a March 31 deadline closes in in Switzerland, EU diplomats and Iranian officials have suggested a successful nuclear deal is closer than ever, with UK Foreign Minister Philip Hammond joining the list of hopefuls late Sunday.
French-US oil services giant Schlumberger Ltd. was fined $232.7 million by the Justice Department Wednesday for violating sanctions on Iran and Sudan.
March 29, 2015 - 16:27 GMT
According to the charges, the company's Texas-based drilling and measurements unit provided services to Iran and Sudan between 2004 and 2010 and tried to hide the fact from authorities.
A handout picture released by the official website of Iran's presidency office shows Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Natanz uranium enrichment facilities some 300 kms, south of the capital Tehran on April 8, 2008. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 16:17 GMT
Western diplomats said Iran and six world powers have reached a provisional agreement on key parts of a nuclear deal Sunday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a trilateral meeting at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry canceled his trip to Boston to clinch the P5+1 deal.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) waits to start a meeting with Iranian officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 29, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
As the deadline for the P5+1 nuclear deal rapidly approaches, a senior EU official has stressed that a potential agreement has never been in closer reach.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani's regime has been criticized for its shaky record on press freedom. (Image: AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
While covering the nuclear talks in Switzerland, Amir Hossein Mottaghi, who managed Iran President Rouhani's election campaign, allegedly defects.
Saudi Brigadier General Ahmed Asiri, spokesman of the Saudi-led coalition forces, speaks to the media next to a replica of a Tornado fighter jet, at the Riyadh airbase in the Saudi capital on March 26, 2014. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 16:11 GMT
A Saudi official stated at the Arab country summit in Egypt that airstrikes in Yemen will likely continue for at least five to six months.
Launched earlier this week, the airstrike campaign in Yemen is a coalition of 10 nations led by Saudi against the Shiite rebel group whose campaign began in the capital Sanaa last September. (AFP/File)
March 28, 2015 - 11:56 GMT
Fourteen Arab leaders are holding a meeting in Egypt to address the deepening crisis unfolding in the Gulf country, where a Saudi-led bombing campaign began earlier this week.