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Iran, World Powers Hold Fresh Talks In Geneva

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 20:22
Iran and world powers began a new round of talks in Geneva to discuss Tehran's nuclear program. Representatives from Iran and the so-called P5+1 group of nations -- China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, plus Germany -- met for closed-door talks at the EU diplomatic mission in the Swiss city on January 18.
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Iran, powers make 'limited' progress at nuclear talks, to meet in February

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 19:31
By Stephanie Nebehay and Marina Depetris GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran and major powers will meet again next month to try to narrow differences over Tehran's nuclear programme after making limited progress on Sunday, as Washington lobbied to stave off fresh sanctions, diplomats said. "The mood was very good, but I don't think we made a lot of progress," France's negotiator Nicolas de la Riviere told ...
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Iran, powers make "limited" progress at nuclear talks, to meet in Feb.

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 19:29
* Progress deemed minimal, but fresh round planned next month * Araqchi - "still trying to bridge the gap between two sides" * Talks culminate week of diplomacy on Iran's nuclear programme * Obama administration tries to stave off new U.S. sanctions (Adds fresh quotes throughout after talks end) By Stephanie Nebehay and Marina Depetris GENEVA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Iran and major powers will meet ...
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US lawmakers unveil more toned down Iran sanctions bill

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 18:47
Supporters of Iran sanctions in the US Senate have unveiled a toned-down bill aimed at gaining enough votes to override a presidential veto. President Barack Obama has argued forcefully against any new measures against the Islamic Republic, saying Iran was already chafing under existing sanctions and imposing new ones could torpedo ongoing talks on an agreement to prevent Tehran from developing ...
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Iran minister's Saudi visit delayed due to oil price fall: Tehran

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 16:16
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has postponed a visit to Saudi Arabia in protest against Riyadh's reluctance to cut oil production, a senior Iranian official said on Sunday. Oil prices have fallen 60 percent from their June 2014 peaks, driven down by rising production, particularly of U.S. shale oil, and weaker-than-expected demand in Europe and Asia. Last week, Iranian President ...
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Iran and world powers take stock of views on nuclear programme

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 15:19
Leaders meet on Sunday to assess differences as West thinks plan is aimed at developing atomic weapons while Iran says it’s for civilian purposes Iran and major powers met on Sunday to take stock of their differences over its nuclear programme, as the Obama administration lobbied to stave off fresh sanctions. The Geneva negotiations, held at the level of political directors, are the culmination ...
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Iran, world powers resume nuclear talks

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 14:11
Geneva, Jan 18 (IANS): The six major world powers resumed talks with Iran Sunday over its controversial nuclear programme after the failure to meet a deadline last year for a comprehensive nuclear deal.
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Iran, world powers resume nuclear talks

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 13:46
Geneva, Jan 18 (IANS) The six major world powers resumed talks with Iran Sunday over its controversial nuclear programme after the failure to meet a deadline last year for a comprehensive nuclear deal. The meeting between Iran and the P5+1 group, comprising the permanent members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) -- China, France, Russia, Britain and the US -- and Germany, began Sunday morning, a ...
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Iran, world powers review nuclear positions at latest talks

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 12:01
GENEVA (Reuters) - Iran and major powers met on Sunday to take stock of their differences over its nuclear programme, as the Obama administration lobbied to stave off fresh sanctions against the Isla...
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Iran, world powers review nuclear positions at latest talks

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:57
* Talks culminate week of diplomacy on Iran's nuclear programme * Obama administration tries to stave off new U.S. sanctions * Deadline for elusive deal is June 30 GENEVA, Jan 18 (Reuters) - Iran and major powers met on Sunday to take stock of their differences over its nuclear programme, as the Obama administration lobbied to stave off fresh sanctions against the Islamic Republic. The Geneva ...
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Iran talks: Moving beyond 'worn out' policies

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:10
Without more flexible red lines, this round of Iran nuke talks will fail like all the others.
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Iran talks: Moving beyond 'worn out' policies

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 11:10
Without more flexible red lines, this round of Iran nuke talks will fail like all the others.
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Iran eclipses U.S. as Iraq's ally against militants

Sun, 01/18/2015 - 06:28
BAGHDAD -- In the eyes of most Iraqis, their country's best ally in the war against the Islamic State group is not the United States and the coalition air campaign against the militants. It's Iran, which is credited with stopping the extremists' march on Baghdad.
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Nuclear talks will succeed only if pressure on Iran stops: Tehran

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 20:01
A complex deal on Iran's nuclear programme can be reached only if global powers stop pressuring Tehran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Saturday evening. "If the Western countries want to negotiate with the Islamic Republic of Iran, they must make a political decision, which for some could be difficult, and stop with the pressure," Zarif told Iranian state television. His comment ...
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Iran bans paper for 'I am Charlie' headline

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 17:43
Iran has banned a reformist newspaper for publishing on its front page the headline "I am Charlie", state news agency IRNA reported Saturday. Mardom-e Emrouz published the slogan next to a picture of Hollywood star George Clooney who had said it at the weekend's Golden Globes. The words have come to symbolise the fight for freedom of expression after a January 7 deadly attack on the French ...
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Everything You Need to Know About the Iran Nuclear Talks

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 12:07
The negotiations with Iran are back on. Experts weigh in on what to expect and watch for in the nuclear talks.
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President Obama Vows to Veto New Iran Sanctions

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 00:47
President Obama says he will veto proposed bipartisan legislation to impose new sanctions on Iran so long as diplomatic negotiations over a nuclear deal remain underway. "I will veto a bill that comes to my desk," Obama said in response to a question from ABC News at a joint news conference with visiting British Prime Minister David Cameron. "There is no good argument for us to undercut ...
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Iran's Zarif meets U.S., French counterparts to narrow nuclear gaps

Sat, 01/17/2015 - 00:21
PARIS (Reuters) - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Jawad Zarif met his U.S. and French counterparts separately on Friday to try to narrow gaps over Iran's nuclear programme, with just over two months left before a deadline to reach a deal.
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Obama warns U.S. Congress against more sanctions on Iran

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 23:37
By Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama warned lawmakers on Friday not to trigger new sanctions against Iran over its nuclear program, saying such a move would upset diplomatic talks and increase the likelihood of a military conflict with Tehran. In a joint news conference at the White House, Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron urged ...
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Obama, Cameron warn Congress that more sanctions could endanger talks with Iran

Fri, 01/16/2015 - 23:37
The leaders said such a move could derail talks with Iran.
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