The Iranian File
November 9, 2013
US President Barack Obama has briefed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the ongoing nuclear negotiations between P5+1.
High-stakes talks on Iran's controversial nuclear program to enter an unscheduled third day in Geneva.
November 8, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Friday that he "utterly rejects" the emerging nuclear deal between western powers and Iran.
November 7, 2013
Israel on Thursday strongly warned the P5+1 powers against easing up its sanctions against Iran.
A US official speaking in Geneva reportedly said that the world powers are considering temporarily suspending its sanctions against Iran in return for a six-month hiatus of its nuclear program.
A recent Gallup poll shows that 46 percent of Iranians hold the US responsible for the international sanctions they say are damaging the livelihoods of their population.
November 6, 2013
Iran, Israel and Arab states participated in a secret meeting November 2nd regarding prospects for an international conference on banning nuclear weapons in the Middle East. The secret meeting precedes Iran's nuclear talks with world powers in Geneva Thursday.
November 5, 2013
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday said that all of Syria's neighbours -- including Iran -- must be invited to the Geneva II peace talks that world powers hope to hold later this month.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that he was not optimistic about the success of nuclear talks with the West,
Iran’s semiofficial Mehr news agency says a commander in its Revolutionary Guard has been killed in Syria.
November 4, 2013
Thousands of Iranians shouted 'Death to America' as they demonstrated 34 years after Islamist students stormed the embassy compound in Tehran, holding 52 American diplomats hostage for 444 days.
November 2, 2013
Iran’s more moderate new leadership has shown willingness to address concerns regardless of progress in parallel talks with world powers, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Friday.
In a sign of a thaw in an important Middle Eastern relationship, both Turkey and Iran said that they share concerns about the increasingly sectarian nature of the conflict.
November 1, 2013
The Obama administration has convinced a number of American senators to delay another round of unilateral sanctions against Iran as the most substantive nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers unfold.
October 31, 2013
The Obama administration are pushing lawmakers to hold off on new Iran sanctions