The Iranian File
March 13, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama renewed sanctions against Iran this week via the National Emergency Act.
March 12, 2014
Iran and Russia agreed to a preliminary deal Wednesday for the construction of two more nuclear power plants in Iran's port city of Bushehr.
March 10, 2014
Israel recently intercepted a ship flying a Panamanian flag because officials believed it was carrying weapons from Iran to the Gaza Strip. Weapons were found aboard.
March 9, 2014
European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton says there is no guarantee for the achievement of a final nuclear agreement between Iran and the six world powers, as she called the ongoing negotiations "difficult".
March 8, 2014
Rouhani has accepted an official invitation to visit Saudi Arabia.
March 6, 2014
Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan announced Wednesday that Iran has obtained missiles equipped with multiple warheads.
March 5, 2014
The Israeli navy seized a ship in the Red Sea that was allegedly carrying dozens of Iranian-supplied rockets intended for Palestinian fighters in the besieged Gaza Strip, the IDF said on Wednesday.
Iran's Foreign Minister told the media Wednesday that Tehran will never give up its right to nuclear enrichment for peaceful purposes.
March 4, 2014
Mohammad Reza Bahonar, First Vice Speaker of Iran's Majlis, reiterated that Iran is fully capable of countering a U.S. military option.
The United States will stand by Israel’s side when it comes to the ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.
A senior Russian diplomat has said that a “favorable” groundwork has been laid for a final agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program.
March 3, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama says the partial removal of anti-Iran sanctions in light of the Geneva deal is not leading businesses to rush back to Iran.
The U.N. chemical watchdog will commence meetings in Vienna Monday, with Iran's compliance with the six-month nuclear freeze agreed upon under the historic November deal on the table for discussion.
March 2, 2014
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told reporters Sunday that U.N. inspectors have not found any evidence of "military objectives" in Iran's nuclear programming.
March 1, 2014
Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah, the head of Hezbollah, met with an Iranian parliamentary member in Lebanon this weekend.