The Iranian File
November 26, 2013
Former Iranian president and powerful politician Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said he believes Tehran can sign a comprehensive nuclear agreement with world powers within a year, adding that Israel does not pose a threat to the Islamic Republic.
November 25, 2013
Saudi Arabia cautiously welcome a nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers, saying "good intentions" could lead to a comprehensive solution".
A poll conducted by daily Israel Hayom revealed that over three quarters of Jewish Israelis believe that Iran will still work towards its nuclear capabilities, whilst nearly 50% thought that Israel should take preemptive military action against the Islamic state.
Qatar has praised Sunday's deal between Iran and the world powers, calling it a positive step towards greater stability in the region as France said some of the sanctions on Iran would be lifted in December.
November 24, 2013
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei hailed Sunday's nuclear deal with world powers, saying that the agreement "seals Tehran's nuclear rights" and reiterating that Iran will "never" seek atomic weapons.
Iran and six world powers have reached a preliminary deal on Tehran's nuclear program and sanctions relief as of early Sunday
November 23, 2013
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said nuclear talks with the major powers had entered a critical stage Saturday and warned that Tehran would not bow to "excessive demands."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov sees a "real opportunity" for talks between Iran and six major world powers on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program to reach an agreement.
A senior White House official has said that Israel’s “all-or-nothing” posture demanding a total halt to Iran’s nuclear energy program is a path to war.
November 22, 2013
Iran and six major world powers have adjourned the first round of the third day of their negotiations over Tehran's nuclear energy program for further internal consultations.
Iran and world powers are struggling to reach an agreement over Tehran's nuclear program with Tehran saying a deal was not yet in sight in the third round of nuclear talks
November 21, 2013
Nasrallah discussed Thursday the recent deadly attack against the Islamic republic's embassy in Beirut with Iranian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Moscow Wednesday to urge Russia to take "a harder line" on nuclear negotiations with Iran has "fallen flat," and Israeli media is not going to let the PM forget it.
Catherine Ashton and Mohammad Javad Zarif are meeting in Geneva following what were described as "positive" discussions on Wednesday.
November 20, 2013
A senior US official said Wednesday that arriving at a nuclear deal with Iran in the renewed round of talks in Geneva would be "very hard", shortly after talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 ended after 10 minutes.