The Iranian File
May 5, 2014
Iran and the P5+1 group are set to resume expert-level talks on Tehran’s nuclear energy program in New York, an Iranian official says.
A delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is in Tehran to discuss with Iranian officials a safeguards approach for the country’s Arak heavy water plant in line with an agreement reached between Tehran and the IAEA.
May 4, 2014
A senior Iranian military official described south Lebanon as Iran’s first line of defense, an Iranian News Agency reported over the weekend.
May 3, 2014
Iran already banned other popular social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter in the past.
April 30, 2014
The U.S. has stepped up unilateral sanctions against Iran by banning companies from China and the UAE from having any connection with Tehran.
April 26, 2014
Three men were sentenced to death by hanging for their part in killing a senior Iranian prosecutor.
April 20, 2014
Iran has finished diluting half of its stockpile of 20-percent enriched uranium to five-percent purity and is to convert the rest to uranium oxide, an Iran nuclear official says.
It is unclear whether the plane, owned by the Bank of Utah, received clearance from the United States to land in Iran.
April 19, 2014
Western officials fear that the Arak reactor could be used to provide Tehran with nuclear bomb making capabilities.
April 17, 2014
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran diluted half of its uranium, complying with an interim agreement between Tehran and six world powers including the U.S., France, U.K. and Germany.
Iran and six world powers will meet in New York City in May to resume talks about Iran's disputed nuclear program.
April 16, 2014
The U.S. has refused to issue a visa to Iran's newly appointed ambassador to the United Nations, Hamid Aboutalebi.
April 15, 2014
Israeli intelligence minister Yuval Steinitz recently criticized U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry for his comments on Iran's nuclear program.
April 12, 2014
Iranian officials said there is no alternative to Hamid Aboutalebi, their pick for U.N. Ambassador.
April 9, 2014
Iranian negotiators told media outlets Tuesday following high-level talks in Vienna that a final nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers will be completed within the next six months.