| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:48 PM
It's disappointing that negotiations on Iran's nuclear program failed to produce a final agreement by Monday's deadline. But the decision by Iran and six world powers to keep talking is vastly preferable to the alternative. A rupture in the negotiations...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:48 PM
After long and intense negotiations, the so-called P5-plus-1 nations (the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council and Germany) and Iran finally agreed to extend the deadline for their ongoing talks until July 1. This was the second time both...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 4:03 PM
An intriguing new figure is gaining prominence in the Iranian government just as regional conflicts in Iraq and Syria intensify and nuclear talks with the West move toward a Nov. 24 deadline.
The newly prominent official is Ali Shamkhani, the head of...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:33 PM
International nuclear inspectors reported Friday that Iran still won't answer their questions about its past nuclear weapons research. It won't grant inspectors access to military sites. It won't allow inspectors to interview key nuclear scientists....
| Nov 11, 2014
| 5:36 PM
As the nuclear talks between Iran and the great powers unfold, there is much concern that a hawkish Republican Senate would derail the negotiations. But no matter what the new Senate does, the Islamic Republic is unlikely to walk away from the negotiating...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Iran: No extensions
At the recent United Nations summit in New York, the U.S. and Iran agreed on two things:
•The Islamic State is a menace to Iraq, Syria and the region.
•Talks to halt Iran's rogue nuclear program have stalled;...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:08 PM
After months of impasse, U.S. officials say they see signs of movement as Iranian diplomats begin meeting again with representatives of six world powers for a weeklong push aimed at reaching a deal on Tehran’s disputed nuclear program.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:27 AM
The White House is determined to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons. Secretary John Kerry and his team are working around the clock to piece together an epic deal that would prevent such a catastrophe.
There is bipartisan, as well as...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Iran is fulfilling its commitments under a November agreement with six foreign powers to convert or dilute its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, International Atomic Energy Agency officials reported Wednesday.
"I can tell you, these measures are...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:33 PM
WASHINGTON — President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States.
The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican...
| May 15, 2014
| 11:32 AM
Iran apparently missed a deadline Thursday for providing information on its past nuclear activities to the United Nations’ nuclear agency, a snag that could cloud ongoing international nuclear negotiations with major world powers.
Tehran signed an...