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  • U.S. lawmakers greet Iran nuclear deal with skepticism and restraint

    U.S. lawmakers greet Iran nuclear deal with skepticism and restraint
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials began efforts Sunday to sell the interim agreement with Iran as key members of Congress signaled skepticism but a willingness to allow the deal to proceed. Amid Israeli denunciations of what Prime...
  • U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings

     U.S.-Iran thaw began with months of secret meetings
    WASHINGTON — In mid-March, a small team of U.S. officials boarded a military plane and flew to the tiny Persian Gulf sultanate of Oman on a diplomatic mission so sensitive — and risky — that only President Obama and his closest...
  • Israel's Netanyahu: Iran agreement a 'historic mistake'

    Israel's Netanyahu: Iran agreement a 'historic mistake'
    JERUSALEM — In his first public comments on the Geneva agreement Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the deal between the six western powers and Iran a "historic mistake" that makes the world a "much more dangerous place." He...
  • Initial agreement reached with Iran on nuclear development

    Initial agreement reached with Iran on nuclear development
    GENEVA – Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement to curb Iran’s disputed nuclear program early Sunday after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of stalemate. After four days of up-and-down...
  • Nuclear deal with Iran is only 'first step' of difficult climb

    Nuclear deal with Iran is only 'first step' of difficult climb
    GENEVA — Turning the fragile preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear program into a stringent long-term deal will require even harder negotiations than those in the arduous months leading up to Sunday's signing ceremony in Geneva. New issues...
  • Iran's leaders call nuclear deal a success

    Iran's leaders call nuclear deal a success
    TEHRAN — Iran’s leadership Sunday hailed the interim nuclear deal brokered in Geneva between Iranian envoys and representatives of the United States and five other world powers. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, thanked...
  • Syria peace talks to begin Jan. 22, U.N. says

    Syria peace talks to begin Jan. 22, U.N. says
    BEIRUT -- Long-delayed peace talks designed to end the bloody conflict in Syria will be held on Jan. 22 in Geneva, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced Monday. The so-called Geneva  2 negotiations -- sponsored by the United States...
  • Letters: Don't shut this window on Iran

    Letters: Don't shut this window on Iran
    Re "Iran agrees to nuclear limits," Nov. 24 No one disagrees that, should Iran fail to meet its obligations under the interim nuclear deal, tougher sanctions should come as a consequence. Why, then, are some members of Congress so adamant about enacting...
  • Iran deal deserves a chance

     Iran deal deserves a chance
    By definition, the interim agreement under which Iran agreed to suspend progress on its nuclear program in exchange for limited relief from economic sanctions isn't a permanent solution. But the deal worked out in Geneva over the weekend nevertheless...
  • Iran talks reverberate through web of Mideast alliances

    Iran talks reverberate through web of Mideast alliances
    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...
  • White House calls for Iran to release retired FBI agent

    White House calls for Iran to release retired FBI agent
    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...