The Iranian File
August 28, 2014
Russia has expressed optimism about the prospects of Iran-P5+1 nuclear talks, saying the negotiations are close to fulfilling Iran's demand that all of its inalienable rights as a signatory to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty (NPT) be safeguarded.
August 27, 2014
Saudi and Iranian officials met for talks for first time since Hassan Rouhani was elected president in an effort to thaw relations between the two countries.
August 26, 2014
An Iranian official says Iran has supplied Iraq's Kurdish forces with weapons to aid them in their fight against ISIS militants.
August 25, 2014
Shi'ite Muslim Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia are enmeshed in a struggle for influence across the Middle East and back opposing sides in conflicts across the region.
August 24, 2014
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it shot down an Israeli drone over the Natanz nuclear zone.
August 21, 2014
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has issued a new report, confirming Iran’s commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with six world powers last year.
August 18, 2014
A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale shook three provinces in western Iran, injuring at least 50 people. No fatalities were reported.
August 17, 2014
The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has ruled out any negotiations whatsoever over the Islamic Republic's defensive missile capabilities.
The Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency arrived in Tehran for talks about Iran's nuclear program.
August 12, 2014
The two black boxes of an Iranian passenger plane that crashed in the country's capital, Tehran, have been found, according to Iranian officials.
August 11, 2014
According to Iranian state media, 10 of the 48 passengers and crew on board the plane that crashed in Tehran on Sunday survived.
August 10, 2014
An Iranian plane crashed Sunday near the country's capital, Tehran, killing at least 40 people including several children.
August 7, 2014
Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman said nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 may resume before September.
August 6, 2014
Iran's ambassador to Baghdad said on Tuesday the Persian state was prepared to help Iraqi Christians fleeing ISIS violence.
August 4, 2014
Iran has shut down several foreign-based channels running religious programs in the country in an effort to quell sectarian divisions they say are encouraged.