The Iranian File
December 10, 2013
Israeli President Shimon Peres offered to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The offer was declined by Rouhani.
The Iranian parliament has been pushing to improve Tehran's diplomatic ties with US and European states by forging direct relationships with lawmakers in each country.
December 9, 2013
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani made a defensive statement on Monday in which he said that the West's efforts to curb Iran's nuclear sector were not working, and that the world had been forced to see the might of Iran's capabilities.
December 8, 2013
Israeli President Shimon Peres said Sunday he would be prepared to meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rowhani, Agence France-Presse reported.
US President Barack Obama on Saturday defended nuclear diplomacy with Iran, saying talks can achieve greater peace for Israel and the United States than could military action.
December 7, 2013
Hagel promises US will maintain 35000-strong force in Gulf region despite recent deal with Tehran.
December 6, 2013
The military wing of Syria’s foreign-sponsored opposition says it will not take part in the upcoming Geneva conference on the crisis in Syria, Press TV reports.
California Republican Duncan Hunter says that if the U.S. goes to war with Iran, it should use "tactical" nukes.
December 5, 2013
Israel’s security is a top priority in talks with Iran on its controversial nuclear program, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said during his Jerusalem visit Thursday.
December 4, 2013
A newly appointed envoy from the UK made a historic visit to Tehran on Tuesday breaking the two year lapse in connection.
December 3, 2013
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on current president Hassan Rouhani Tuesday to debate "baseless and unfair" allegations that he is responsible for Iran's dire economic situation.
Amid rumors that US President Obama is planning a visit to Iran, the White House issued a statement denying that Obama has any plans to drop into the region in 2014.
Britain’s new envoy to Tehran will visit Iran Tuesday for the first time since a thaw in relations between the two countries who severed ties two years ago, reported Agence France-Presse.
December 2, 2013
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Saudi Arabia Monday to cooperate with Tehran on "[achieving regional] stability."
December 1, 2013
Iran and six world powers will meet next week to develop steps to implement the historic deal reached in late November on Tehran's nuclear program.