The Iranian File
October 12, 2013
As part of its diplomatic outreach to the West, the administration of Iran’s new President Hassan Rouhani has cancelled an anti-Israeli conference.
October 10, 2013
An Iranian lawmaker denied reports Iran agreed to shut down the Fordow uranium enrichment facility if sanctions are lifted.
A recent report has revealed that the Iranian Revolutionary Guards have trained more than 30,000 Hezbollah fighters in Iran and Lebanon since the 1980s.
Iran's parliament announced Thursday that reports indicating that the country has a surplus of uranium that it plans to use as a "bargaining tool at nuclear talks" are false.
A video posted on the internet showing members of Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia executing wounded Syrian rebels may reignite political and social tensions throughout the Middle East, particularly in Lebanon.
October 9, 2013
Israeli UN Ambassador Ron Prosor sent a letter of protest to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon over the appointment of Iran to the UN General Assembly's Committee on Disarmament and International Security.
October 8, 2013
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that his country has the "absolute right" to enrich uranium.”
October 6, 2013
Prime Minister Netanyahu urges UN to consider progress of current sanctions in Iran.
In preparation for upcoming meetings between world powers, Iran expresses desires for new proposals regarding nuclear weapons program.
Iran has arrested four people for allegedly trying to sabotage a nuclear site, the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Ali Akbar Salehi said Sunday.
October 5, 2013
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced early Saturday that President Rouhani's remarks at the UN last week were not completely "appropriate," but his approval of Rouhani's New York trip highlights new flexibility within Iran's foreign policy.
Israel’s prime minister said Friday that the international community must not be “tempted” by Iran’s new diplomatic push and lift sanctions imposed over its controversial nuclear program.
October 4, 2013
The United States has said that it plans to pursue sanctions against Iran.
October 3, 2013
Kerry responds to questions about Netanyaho's speech at the recent UN meeting regarding US openness to a relationship with Iran.
230 out of 290 Iranian parliamentarians signed a statement Wednesday expressing their support for Rouhani for presenting the image of a "powerful and peace-seeking Iran, which seeks talks and interaction for the settlement of regional and international issues."