The Iranian File
December 3, 2013
Amid rumors that US President Obama is planning a visit to Iran, the White House issued a statement denying that Obama has any plans to drop into the region in 2014.
Britain’s new envoy to Tehran will visit Iran Tuesday for the first time since a thaw in relations between the two countries who severed ties two years ago, reported Agence France-Presse.
December 2, 2013
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Saudi Arabia Monday to cooperate with Tehran on "[achieving regional] stability."
December 1, 2013
Iran and six world powers will meet next week to develop steps to implement the historic deal reached in late November on Tehran's nuclear program.
November 30, 2013
Iran's President Rouhani calls the dismantling of his countries nuclear program a "red line" for Iran and shows no plan to move in that direction.
November 29, 2013
A 5.7 magnitude earthquake on the Gulf coast near Iran's sole nuclear power plant has killed seven people and injured 30, authorities said.
November 28, 2013
The IAEA chief Yukiya Amano said Thursday that Iran has invited the atomic energy agency to visit the Arak heavy-water plant on December 8.
The Iranian coast guard seized two Saudi fishing vessels that entered Iran's territorial waters, a provincial official said late Wednesday.
In meeting with Majid Takhat Ravanchi Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in Europe and US Affairs, Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt welcomed nuclear agreement between Iran and Group 5+1 in Geneva.
November 27, 2013
he foreign ministers of Turkey and Iran called on Wednesday for a ceasefire in Syria before proposed peace talks in Geneva scheduled for Jan. 22.
US secretary of state delivers video message on interim Iran agreement to American legislators.
Hundreds of Turks have crossed the border into Syria to fight with Al-Qaeda linked jihadists against the Damascus regime, according to a Turkish interior ministry report.
Iran’s Foreign Minister says the country’s enrichment activities at Natanz and Fordow facilities would continue, but at a range of 3.5 to 5 percent purity level, and that their capacities would not be expanded.
November 26, 2013
On a tour of the West Coast, US President Barack Obama directly addressed critics of the deal as "blusterous" players all too comfortable living under a perpetual threat of confrontation.
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.