| Sep 20, 2013
| 4:00 PM
For a weakened but still ambitious President Obama, the biggest foreign-policy opportunity and danger of his presidency rolls into New York next week with the arrival of Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani.
The Iranians have been signaling through various...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani embarked on a five-day visit to New York on Monday with a vow to press for sanctions relief by showing the peaceful and cultured "true face" of Iran at the annual U.N. General Assembly, Iranian news agencies reported....
| Sep 24, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani — who this week is attempting to charm the pants off the United Nations, President Barack Obama, world Jewry and Charlie Rose — may succeed in convincing many people that the supreme leader of Iran, Ayatollah...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 4:31 PM
UNITED NATIONS -- Iran’s new president, Hassan Rouhani, told world leaders Tuesday that his government is prepared to “engage immediately in result-oriented” talks with the United States, but also complained about American economic...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 1:10 PM
TEHRAN -- Iranians pored over news accounts Wednesday of President Hassan Rouhani's speech to the United Nations General Assembly, with those eager to break out of Iran's isolation expressing disappointment that their new leader didn't meet with President...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's debut on the world stage this week got mixed reviews on both sides of the Atlantic but succeeded in bringing U.S. and Iranian officials together on the issue that most bitterly divides them: Tehran's nuclear ambitions....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:35 PM
WASHINGTON — Iran's foreign minister said Sunday that his country was willing to negotiate with the United States over its nuclear program but that Washington needed to reciprocate by stopping the sanctions that have crippled Iran’s economy....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
What's this -- different news, hopeful news, real news out of Teheran? A candidate described as a "moderate" has won a bare majority of the millions of votes cast in that country's presidential election over a splintered coalition of the usual...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sounded an alarm Tuesday over Iran's recent claims to want a nuclear accord with the West, accusing the Islamic Republic's moderate new president of waging a "charm offensive" to get sanctions lifted while still...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:13 PM
There are two main reasons to doubt the possibility of an Iran-U.S. rapprochement, an idea that gained new life after Iran's charm offensive at the United Nations last week and a phone call between the presidents of the two countries on Sept. 27. The...