The Iranian File
February 11, 2014
Iran stands firm on its right to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity even after recent Atomic Energy meetings over the weekend.
February 10, 2014
Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, a member of Iran's team of nuclear negotiators, said the republic's defensive capabilities are non-negotiable during talks with six major world powers.
A senior official from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has hailed “good” progress in talks with Iran over its nuclear energy program.
Iranian official Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has accused the United States of resorting to "excuses" over Tehran's nuclear energy program.
February 9, 2014
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the United States is lying when it says it is not pursuing an agenda of regime change in Tehran.
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.