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A handout picture released by the official website of Iran's presidency office shows Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Natanz uranium enrichment facilities some 300 kms, south of the capital Tehran on April 8, 2008. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 16:17 GMT
Western diplomats said Iran and six world powers have reached a provisional agreement on key parts of a nuclear deal Sunday.
US Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a trilateral meeting at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel in Lausanne on March 28, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
US Secretary of State John Kerry canceled his trip to Boston to clinch the P5+1 deal.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) waits to start a meeting with Iranian officials at the Beau Rivage Palace Hotel March 29, 2015 in Lausanne. (AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
As the deadline for the P5+1 nuclear deal rapidly approaches, a senior EU official has stressed that a potential agreement has never been in closer reach.
Iran President Hassan Rouhani's regime has been criticized for its shaky record on press freedom. (Image: AFP/File)
March 29, 2015 - 10:25 GMT
While covering the nuclear talks in Switzerland, Amir Hossein Mottaghi, who managed Iran President Rouhani's election campaign, allegedly defects.
Iranian President Hasan Rohani shakes hands with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan at Tehran's Saadabad palace in January 2014. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
The Turkish presidential spokesman has ruled out any change in the president's scheduled visit to Iran the first week of April.
A member of the Yemeni security forces sits on debris at the site of an air strike near Sanaa Airport. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
March 26, 2015 - 17:19 GMT
The conflict echoes across the wider Middle East, bringing into play regional rivalries between Saudi Arabia and Iran that have been compared to a "Cold War" scenario.
US lawmakers, world powers and Iranian leadership are meant to create a framework deal for nuclear activities in Iran by March 31, with a final agreement deadline set at July 1. (AFP/File)
March 25, 2015 - 12:02 GMT
Negotiations to reach a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers will resume Thursday in Switzerland amid increased pressure from US lawmakers to push Obama to reach an agreement.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva, Jan. 14, 2015. (AFP/Rick Wilking)
March 25, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Israel has been spying on nuclear talks between world powers and Iran, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
The EU will be reimposing sanctions on 40 more Iranian shipping companies, a blow to the country's transport sector that was seeking fewer restrictions. (AFP/File)
March 24, 2015 - 18:37 GMT
The EU will be reimposing sanctions on 40 more Iranian shipping companies, a blow to the country's transport sector that was seeking fewer restrictions.
US Secretary of State John Kerry (L) expresses his condolences over the death the of the mother of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (unseen) before a negotiation session with Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) over Iran's nuclear program in Lausanne March 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
March 22, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated his optimism of reaching an agreement in the P5+1 nuclear talks following progress during the most recent round of discussions.
US Secretary of State John Kerry, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton are photographed during nuclear talks. (AFP/File)
March 21, 2015 - 19:00 GMT
US Republican lawmakers made a push to end funding directed towards the Iran nuclear talks, including eliminating funds for Obama's oversea travel and accommodation.