| 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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Iran’s supreme leader declared Tuesday that the nation’s enemies had failed “to bring the Islamic Republic to its knees,” as advocates and critics of a nuclear deal hastened to put their spin on the latest extension of negotiations...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:01 PM
With talks at an impasse and a deadline one day away, Iran and six world powers on Sunday began discussing how to again extend their negotiations over Tehran’s disputed nuclear program.
Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Iranian Foreign Minister...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:26 PM
I was a hawk, raised by members of the greatest generation, but the Vietnam War cured me of that infliction. I understand the precipitous nature of war and if you’re a good student of history, the ills of capitulation are readily discernible. The...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:05 PM
A failure of the gridlocked nuclear negotiations with Iran will lead to a dangerous escalation by both Tehran and the West, America's lead negotiator warned Thursday.
Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman said that if the talks end at their Nov. 24...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 5:05 PM
With talks nearly deadlocked and their deadline one month away, six world powers seeking a nuclear deal with Iran have begun discussing whether to again extend negotiations, according to Western officials.
Officials say they believe a deal is still...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:43 AM
Iranian officials are expressing new worry over the global oil price slump, which is threatening the country’s budget and could undermine its strategy in international nuclear negotiations.
As recently as Tuesday, Iran’s oil ministry was...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:27 PM
A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done.
Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 5:27 PM
Negotiations for a nuclear deal with Iran may be extended if an agreement can’t be reached by the Nov. 24 deadline, a senior Iranian official said Friday, offering the strongest signal yet that Tehran and world powers may prefer a continuation of...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:20 PM
After a summer of tension over the war in the Gaza Strip, President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu entered a new season of troubles in their often-fraught relationship with a meeting Wednesday that highlighted hard disagreements...
| 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;...