| Jun 16, 2014
| 3:36 PM
The State Department's No. 2 diplomat spoke with Iranian counterparts Monday about the crisis in Iraq, a senior State Department official said.
Deputy Secretary of State William Burns arrived in Vienna on Monday to join international negotiations on...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 1:29 PM
Relations between Britain and Iran have improved in recent months and "circumstances are right" to reopen the British Embassy in Tehran, Foreign Secretary William Hague said Tuesday.
The election a year ago of moderate Iranian President Hassan Rouhani...
| May 21, 2014
| 12:42 PM
In the immortal words of one Rodney King, “Can we all get along?” Apparently, when religion gets in the way, maybe not.
Need proof? Look over there, in inane Iran, and over here, in silly Philly.
In Tehran, people were arrested this week...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 6:08 PM
ROME — After spending four days in Europe dealing with the crisis over Russia's annexation of Crimea, President Obama now turns to a diplomatic challenge of another sort: trying to smooth relations with Saudi Arabia without making the longtime U.S....
| Mar 30, 2014
| 9:07 PM
An Iranian man parks his car in a guest spot behind his apartment. He heads inside the building and comes back out about an hour later to walk the dog.
Across the street, parked in a rental car, private investigator Sam Nassrouie tucks away his...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:38 AM
TEHRAN -- Four Iranian border guards kidnapped two months ago by Sunni Muslim militants along the nation’s southeastern frontier with Pakistan have been released in Pakistan, Iranian news agencies reported Friday.
A fifth kidnapped border guard...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 5:16 PM
TEHRAN — Iran replaced its top prison administrator Wednesday after public protests alleging excessive violence against inmates at a prison that holds inmates detained for political crimes.
The semiofficial Fars News Agency reported that Gholam...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 6:29 PM
Nine months after taking office, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani finds himself under pressure from both his reformist supporters and hard-line conservatives as efforts to spur political change and economic progress have stumbled.
Rouhani has faced a...
| May 5, 2014
| 11:01 AM
The war of words between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his conservative critics is escalating as nuclear talks between Tehran and world powers are set to enter a potentially decisive phase next week.
The president and his supporters came out...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:16 PM
TEHRAN — When Iran's leaders signed a preliminary nuclear deal with world powers in November, they promised the six-month agreement would quickly start "melting the iceberg" of Western sanctions, lead to new trade ties and lift the lives of ordinary...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:00 PM
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has told Iran that its nominee for ambassador to the United Nations is “not viable," but the White House did not outline steps it might take to derail the potential appointment.
Jay Carney, the White House...