The Iranian File
February 9, 2014
Iran has deployed two ships to the Atlantic Ocean.
February 8, 2014
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei defended the moderate President Hassan Rowhani Saturday, demanding tolerance from opponents who have criticized him over talks with world powers on Tehran’s controversial nuclear program, Agence France-Presse reported.
February 7, 2014
A Jewish hospital in the Iranian capital has received about $400,000 from the government of President Hassan Rowhani, in an attempt to further unite “all ethnic groups and religions” in the Islamic republic, the New York Times reported Thursday.
February 6, 2014
A senior Iranian official has reiterated Tehran’s desire to improve ties with its neighbor Saudi Arabia, calling for serious efforts by both sides to that end.
February 5, 2014
After a recent meeting with Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iran's President Rouhani claims to be ready for final nuclear talks with world powers.
Iran's Foreign Minister reaffirmed this week that Tehran is committed to implementing the Geneva nuclear deal ahead of the next round of nuclear talks with world powers.
February 3, 2014
Iran makes a public statement regarding its views on the Holocaust at an international security conference in Munich.
Whilst stating that Iran is "not a military aggressor", Iran's foreign minister Javad Mohammad Zarif expressed his confidence in a full nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers being struck by July 2014.
February 2, 2014
As the beginning phases of Iran's nuclear deal take shape, previously frozen funds are being released for use in the process.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the "illusions of power" surrounding the Syrian opposition -who he says has little control inside Syria - is not helping to achieve a peaceful resolution to the country's crisis.
January 31, 2014
Former U.S. ambassador Frederic Hof has revealed that Iranian officials, in private meetings, told him that Iran is not in conflict with the U.S. or Israel but rather believe Saudi Arabia to be the main threat considering its perceived tampering in Syria.
The world’s chemical watchdog called Friday for Syria to “pick up the pace” in shipping out its chemical weapons stockpile after a key deadline was missed, Agence France-Presse reported.
Iran has a chance to play a constructive role in bringing stability to Syria and the broader region, former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan said Thursday.
January 27, 2014
A report recently released by the Iranian military criticizes the US for being a violator of human rights.
Iran nuclear talks with world powers will resume in late February in New York, according to reports Monday.