| Nov 27, 2013
If economic sanctions were key to forcing Iran to accept limits on its nuclear program, wouldn't more sanctions have an even greater effect?
Critics of last week's interim nuclear deal with Tehran certainly think so.
It didn't take long for them to...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Days after completing a landmark deal with Iran to freeze its nuclear program, the White House publicly called Tuesday for the release of retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who was taken captive in Iran more than six years ago.
In the statement, the...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry opened the administration’s efforts to sell its interim agreement with Iran as key members of Congress signaled skepticism but a willingness to allow the deal to proceed.
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:45 PM
GENEVA — Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement early Sunday to curb Tehran's disputed nuclear program after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of diplomatic stalemate.
After four days of talks that...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 8:30 PM
BEIRUT — The interim accord hammered out between Iran and global powers focuses narrowly on Tehran's nuclear ambitions but the reaction across the Middle East points to a broader significance: the prospect of a geopolitical shift with...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 5:09 PM
WASHINGTON -- Negotiations on Iran’s nuclear capabilities this week will focus on reaching an interim deal that halts the program during the months it may take for a comprehensive agreement to be worked out, a senior Obama administration official...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:39 AM
JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned the Obama administration’s strategy in ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, saying any deal based on the approach would be a “mistake of historic proportions.”...
| Nov 6, 2013
After years of fruitless negotiations, the United States may soon face an unfamiliar problem in its long confrontation with Iran: Are we willing to take yes for an answer?
Negotiators are scheduled to meet again in Geneva this week to try to move toward...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:42 AM
WASHINGTON -- Iranian officials appear to be trying to sharply lower expectations for the round of international nuclear negotiations set to begin Thursday in Geneva.
In an interview in a reformist newspaper, Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi...
| Oct 29, 2013
This month in Geneva, at the first negotiations over its nuclear program since the election of President Hassan Rouhani, Iran took an unprecedented step: It negotiated. For the first time, Tehran presented an actual vision of the endgame for the talks...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 7:06 PM
WASHINGTON — France's role in the unraveling of an international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program brought angry reactions Sunday from Tehran, glowing praise from Iran's detractors and a whirl of speculation about what the French motive might be....