The Iranian File

November 19, 2014

Earlier in the day, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and EU’s Ashton attended a working lunch and discussed how to advance the talks within the next days as the November 24 deadline approaches. (AFP/File)
09:56 GMT

Iranian deputy foreign ministers have held talks with US diplomats as negotiations are expected to continue between Tehran and the P5+1 group on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

November 18, 2014

Talks between Iran and the P5+1 international group of nations are due to continue on Tuesday. (AFP/File)
06:25 GMT

A senior Obama official called a deal on Iran's nuclear program "difficult but possible" as the November 24 deadline approaches.

November 12, 2014

Iran's nuclear programme chief Ali Akbar Salehi and Rosatom Director General Sergey Kirienko sign a deal for Russia to build two reactors on Nov. 11. (AFP/ROSATOM)
07:52 GMT

The Kremlin agreed to build two new nuclear power plant units in Iran under an agreement signed on Tuesday.

November 11, 2014

"We are working hard," Kerry said of the talks. (AFP/File)
07:35 GMT

A hard-fought nuclear deal hung in the balance as Iran and the United States ended talks Monday in Oman.

November 10, 2014

Oman is hosting two-day talks in an effort to hammer out a nuclear deal. (AFP/File)
07:45 GMT

Oman voiced hope that talks between Iran, the US, and the EU regarding Iran's nuclear program will reach a final agreement soon.

November 9, 2014

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, US Secretary of State John Kerry and the EU representative, Catherine Ashton, met at Muscat’s Al Bustan Palace on Sunday morning to discuss the progress of the nuclear negotiations. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT

Representatives of Iran, the US, and the EU have kicked off a trilateral meeting in the Omani capital, Muscat.

November 7, 2014

The letter was meant to reinforce the shared interest of Iran and the United States in defeating ISIL. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

President Barack Obama sent a letter to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei that described a shared interest in defeating the Islamic State.

November 5, 2014

Kerry met with Fabius this week in Paris. (AFP/File)
18:17 GMT

Iran has the right to operate a civil nuclear program, but not create a bomb, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius have said.

November 3, 2014

Ghoncheh Ghavami went on hunger strike shortly after being detained by Iranian authorities (Image: The Independent)
07:01 GMT

The 25-year-old British-Iranian woman Ghoncheh Ghavami was sentenced to one year in prison for attempting to watch a men's volleyball game.

October 30, 2014

Rice made the comments while addressing a crowd at the Washington Ideas Forum. (AFP/File)
08:16 GMT

Chances of reaching a nuclear deal with Iran by the November 24th deadline are "50 percent or less," according to the US National Security Advisor Susan Rice.

October 26, 2014

The 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari defends herself in an Iranian court during the first hearing of her trail (File/AFP)
05:27 GMT

The US and Amnesty International slammed Tehran for the execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman who killed a man for sexually assaulting her.

October 25, 2014

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was hanged in Tehran on Saturday despite an international campaign calling for clemency. (File/AFP)
20:10 GMT

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was hanged in Tehran on Saturday.

October 21, 2014

A handout picture released by the official website of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani shows him greeting Lebanese Defense Minister Samir Moqbel (L) at the presidential office in Tehran on October 19, 2014. (Iranian Presidency Website/ AFP).
05:00 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country's support against terrorism while receiving Lebanese deputy-prime minister and Defense Minister Samir Moqbel on Sunday in Tehran.

October 17, 2014

The Vienna talks are meant to create a draft of a final agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

A senior U.S. official said the November 24th deadline on negotiations for Iran's nuclear program would not be extended.

October 15, 2014

"We will make our utmost effort to make the best use of the negotiations in these days in Vienna to settle problems,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AFP/File)
09:44 GMT

Iran and the P5+1 have agreed to extend nuclear talks in Vienna.