The Iranian File
January 27, 2014
A minor earthquake shook southern Iran although no damages have been reported.
January 26, 2014
Former UN chief Kofi Annan arrived in Iran Sunday in a visit "aimed at boosting dialogue between Iran and the international community.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday that talks with world powers to reach a long-term nuclear deal will resume next month.
January 23, 2014
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that the Islamic Republic wants to pursue constructive relationships with its regional neighbours, and that it has no intention of acquiring nukes.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told reporters this week that Tehran will normalize relations with Europe once the interim nuclear accord is implemented.
January 20, 2014
Iran's invitation has stirred controversy ahead of the highly-anticipated Syrian peace talks. France has called on Tehran to "accept the creation of a transitional government" or forego attending the conference altogether, and the Syrian opposition announced that they will not attend if Iran is present.
Iran is looking forward to the beginning of agreements made in Geneva to include the lifting of some US sanctions.
January 18, 2014
Iran is making sacrifices for Hezbollah and will support the Lebanese group in the event it is attacked, Tehran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said Friday.
January 17, 2014
As the White House ratcheted up its effort to placate political opposition to an interim Iran nuclear deal, top U.S. nuclear negotiator Wendy Sherman failed to convince senators to hold off imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
January 15, 2014
The United States' international and domestic policy has been decided by "alien/extraterrestrial intelligence agenda” since 1945, Iran's FARS News Agency said in a recent report.
January 14, 2014
The United Nation's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) announced Tuesday that it has postponed a scheduled meeting with Iran set for next week until Feb. 8.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday called on Congress to give pursuing diplomatic relations with Tehran a chance as new sanctions on Iran were backed by Washington.
January 13, 2014
Iran's Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, will visit Amman this week for talks regarding bilateral ties and regional developments.
Iran's former ambassador to Beirut said that the Islamic Republic plays a crucial part in securing Lebanon's unity, and that it "contribute substantially" to Beirut's security.
Iran will receive $550 million in sanction relief around Feb. 1 as the first installment of nearly $4.2 billion that is set to be unblocked under its historic nuclear deal with Western powers.