The Iranian File
October 15, 2013
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said it had a “good” response to its proposals regarding the standoff over its nuclear program and that the details would be discussed in the afternoon.
Ahead of P5+1 talks with Iran over its nuclear weapons programme in Geneva, Israel's security council has warned the international community not to ease up on Iran's sanctions or
October 14, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that easing sanctions on Iran would be a "historic mistake", while another Israeli minister called for tough Western pressure on the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday it will be “necessary” to have a new ministerial meeting with the P5+1 world powers after the Geneva talks on Tuesday.
October 13, 2013
Iran will put forward a three-stage proposal in the upcoming Geneva nuclear talks with the world powers.
In an outreach regarding Iran's nuclear weapons program, Netanyahu asks the UK and France not to support lifting sanctions on Iran.
October 12, 2013
As part of its diplomatic outreach to the West, the administration of Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani has cancelled an anti-Israeli conference.
October 10, 2013
An Iranian lawmaker denied reports Iran agreed to shut down the Fordow uranium enrichment facility if sanctions are lifted.
A recent report has revealed that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards have trained more than 30,000 Hezbollah fighters in Iran and Lebanon since the 1980s.
Iran's parliament announced Thursday that reports indicating that the country has a surplus of uranium that it plans to use as a "bargaining tool at nuclear talks" are false.
A video posted on the internet showing members of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia executing wounded Syrian rebels may reignite political and social tensions throughout the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon.
October 9, 2013
Israeli UN Ambassador Ron Prosor sent a letter of protest to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon over the appointment of Iran to the UN General Assembly's Committee on Disarmament and International Security.
October 8, 2013
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his country has the "absolute right" to enrich uranium.”
October 6, 2013
Prime Minister Netanyahu urges UN to consider progress of current sanctions in Iran.
In preparation for upcoming meetings between world powers, Iran expresses desires for new proposals regarding nuclear weapons program.