The Iranian File
October 26, 2013
Iranian authorities on Saturday have reportedly hanged 16 “rebels” of an unspecified armed group in retaliation for the death of 14 border guards near the frontier with Pakistan, local media said.
October 25, 2013
A new assessment by the U.S Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) says Iran could produce enough uranium to make a nuclear bomb.
October 22, 2013
Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi announced Tuesday that Tehran will open its fuel production line for its nuclear power plant within three months and Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi called on the UN to reform sanction policies on developing countries globally.
October 20, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers to maintain pressure on Iran Sunday en route to Washington to participate in a briefing on Iran's nuclear program.
October 18, 2013
Turkey denied a report by Washington Post columnist David Ignatius that claimed it exposed an Israeli spy ring by working closely with Iran.
October 17, 2013
A Washington Post article released Thursday reported that Turkey intentionally revealed an Israeli spy ring working inside Iran in early 2012.
October 16, 2013
Discussions on Iran's nuclear weapons efforts continue in Geneva.
October 15, 2013
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said it had a “good” response to its proposals regarding the standoff over its nuclear program and that the details would be discussed in the afternoon.
Ahead of P5+1 talks with Iran over its nuclear weapons programme in Geneva, Israel's security council has warned the international community not to ease up on Iran's sanctions or
October 14, 2013
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that easing sanctions on Iran would be a "historic mistake", while another Israeli minister called for tough Western pressure on the Islamic Republic.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday it will be “necessary” to have a new ministerial meeting with the P5+1 world powers after the Geneva talks on Tuesday.
October 13, 2013
Iran will put forward a three-stage proposal in the upcoming Geneva nuclear talks with the world powers.
In an outreach regarding Iran's nuclear weapons program, Netanyahu asks the UK and France not to support lifting sanctions on Iran.
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.