| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:01 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani found himself in a political firestorm Tuesday, the day after he denounced his hard-line critics as “political cowards” who oppose his efforts to reach an agreement with the West over the country's nuclear...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:16 PM
The lawmaker tapped to succeed Nouri Maliki as Iraq’s prime minister appeared to receive the backing Tuesday of neighboring Iran, a crucial Baghdad ally and major supporter of political factions and militias in the deeply divided nation.
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Iran’s supreme leader issued some of his toughest statements yet on international negotiations over his country’s nuclear ambitions, declaring Wednesday that talking to the Americans was “useless” and that nothing positive could...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Iran's Foreign Ministry said Wednesday that it could not provide details of what crimes several journalists, including a Washington Post reporter, were suspected of committing before they were arrested two weeks ago.
The Post correspondent, Jason...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Two senior Iranian officials told an Arabic-language television channel Monday that Tehran has supplied missile technology to Hamas for its fight against Israel.
Revolutionary Guard commander Mohammad Ali Jafari warned in an interview with the Arabic...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Hassan Rouhani won world leaders’ warm embrace a year ago when he arrived at the United Nations General Assembly in New York as Iran’s new president, speaking of reconciliation and offering a new era in relations between his nation and the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 8:20 PM
President Obama would be open to a repeat of last year’s historic conversation with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at next week’s United Nations General Assembly session, a senior administration official said Thursday.
Though no meeting is...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Six Iranians arrested for appearing in a video singing along to the American pop song "Happy" were given suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison for obscene behavior, a news website on Thursday quoted their lawyer as saying.
| 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.
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
A hollow laugh might be permitted at the alliance now announced as the result of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest journey through the Middle East, this time to construct an alliance to counterattack the latest Arab menace to America, ISIS....
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:41 PM
Iran is tacitly supporting Iraqi officials' efforts to form a government in Baghdad that includes the country's three main ethnic and religious groups, according to Iraqi and Western diplomats, an encouraging sign for U.S. efforts to forge a regional...