The Iranian File
December 19, 2014
Iran will conduct a large-scale military exercise in the south of the country beginning Dec. 25, a senior Iranian military commander announced Thursday.
December 12, 2014
The European Union has confirmed that the new round of nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 powers will resume on December 17 in Geneva.
December 11, 2014
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is committed to the "tough path" ahead as nuclear negotiations enter a seven month extension phase.
December 10, 2014
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the next round of talks between Tehran and the P5+1 group will be held at the deputy level.
December 7, 2014
Iran's telecommunications minister plans to identify all Internet users in Iran.
Washington Post correspondant Jason Rezaian was charged by an Iranian court Saturday after months of being detained, though his charges remain unclear.
December 3, 2014
Contrary to Pentagon reports, an Iranian official denied Iranian airstrikes on ISIL in Iraq.
November 27, 2014
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the entire Iranian nation will stand up to excessive demands as the Islamic Republic engages in nuclear negotiations with six world powers.
November 25, 2014
The European Union (EU) has extended a freeze on certain sanctions imposed against Iran over the country’s nuclear program after Tehran and six world powers agreed to continue talks for seven more months.
Supremem leader talks tough after extension, president hails ‘significant victory’ and says negotiations will lead to deal.
November 24, 2014
Negotiators in the Iranian nuclear talks are working on an agreement to extend the talks an additional seven months, a Western diplomat reports.
Nuclear talks in Vienna between Iran and the P5+1 nations could be extended past the November 24 deadline if an agreement isn't reached.
November 23, 2014
Officials call November 24 deadline "impossible"; Iran Navy "monitoring" foreign maneuvers after Israel renews threat of military action.
Deputy head Naim Qassem's remarks came after news emerged that Tehran has equipped Hezbollah with a new grade of medium-range missiles.
As the deadline to reach an nuclear agreement with Iran looms in Vienna, Israel threatens to strike the Islamic republic if its nuclear ambitions are not halted by world powers.