The Iranian File
November 19, 2013
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon strongly condemned on Tuesday the terrorist bombing near the Iranian embassy in Beirut's Bir Hassan neighborhood.
Ahead of this week's commencement of nuclear talks in Geneva aimed to finalize an agreement between Iran and six world powers, US Secretary of State John Kerry pressed Iran to reach consensus with the international community and also canceled his trip to Israel.
November 18, 2013
Saudi Arabia on Monday denied that Riyadh has agreed to allow Israel to use its airspace to attack Iran.
In a day full of diplomatic dealings, Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned Iran's president Hassan Rouhani and met with Syrian government representatives in Moscow.
November 17, 2013
French President Francois Hollande assured Israel on Sunday that France will never tolerate nuclear proliferation
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator said on Sunday that Iran has the right to enrich uranium, but does not insist others recognize that right.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will be visiting Israel Friday to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Iranian nuclear talks and the Palestinian peace process.
November 16, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pressed France to not lower its guard on Iran's nuclear program.
The OPCW met Friday to endorse a plan to destroy Syria's deadly poison gas.
Senior U.S. official said on Friday, it is "quite possible" a deal could be reached when negotiators meet November 20-22 in Geneva.
November 15, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu not convinced with IAEA reports and says Iran got enough facilities to produce atomic bomb.
John Kerry insists no dispute with Israel over nuclear deal and that the two allies share the same goal to guarantee Iran will not have nuclear weapon.
November 14, 2013
After the release of the quarterly report from the IAEA, numbers show that Iran has actually halted its nuclear production since Rouhani has taken office.
President Hassan Rouhani has ordered the country's morality police to stop arresting women considered to be dressed immodestly.
French President Francois Hollande and US President Barack Obama urged Iran to accept the deal presented during recently concluded talks in Geneva.