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Iran says 90% of 'technical issues' solved in nuclear talks

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 16:22
Uncertainty reigned at crunch US-Iran nuclear talks Tuesday as US officials warned that key differences remained but Tehran said that almost all technical issues were resolved ahead of a March 31 deadline for the outlines of a deal. "We have agreed on 90% of the technical issues," Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted by state television as saying from the marathon negotiations inside ...
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Iran, U.S. line up technical options as push for deal intensifies

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 15:40
By Louis Charbonneau and Lesley Wroughton LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Iran and major world powers have been making headway in identifying technical options for a historic nuclear deal as an end-March deadline nears but difficult issues must still be addressed, U.S. and Iranian officials said on Tuesday. Iran and six world powers are seeking an agreement to curb Iran's most sensitive ...
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Iran touts growth despite nuclear sanctions

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 13:50
Western sanctions over Iran's nuclear programme cannot prevent it from growing, President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday as he inaugurated part of the giant South Pars gas field in the Gulf. Tuesday's ceremony comes with Iran and the major powers engaged in crunch talks in Switzerland as the clock ticks down on reaching an elusive deal on Tehran's disputed nuclear programme. Iran's Foreign Minister ...
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Iran sounds unusually upbeat note on nuclear talks

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 13:44
Main disagreements between Iran and the U.S. have been resolved, Iran's top nuclear official claims; is late March deadline for framework realistic?
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Factbox: Key questions in Iran nuclear talks with world powers

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 13:31
(Reuters) - Iran and six major powers are intensifying negotiations in the Swiss city of Lausanne ahead of an end-March deadline for a historic framework agreement that would curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions. Iran denies allegations by Western powers and their allies that it is seeking a nuclear weapons capability. BREAK-OUT TIME The goal of the negotiations is an ...
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Iran nuclear deal could make oil even cheaper

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 13:09
The deal the U.S. and Iran are scrambling to reach by the end of March isn't just about nuclear capabilities. It's also about oil. Iran's economy is heavily reliant on oil exports, yet sanctions have crippled ...
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Iran producing more natural gas from field shared with Qatar

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 12:31
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said it began producing more natural gas from a giant field shared with Qatar on Tuesday as part of efforts to expand gas production and alleviate setbacks caused by international sanctions.
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Iran oil supply concerns 'unduly bearish': Analyst

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:29
Concerns that a nuclear deal with Iran could end sanctions on that country and flood an oversupplied market with oil are overly bearish, analyst Kevin Book tells CNBC.
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Iran says it's producing more natural gas from giant field it shares with Qatar

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 11:12
Iran's state TV says the country has started to produce more natural gas from a giant field shared with Qatar.
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Analysis: An Iran deal could have broader implications

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:55
As world powers edge toward a possible nuclear deal with Iran, the debate has been dominated by the question of whether it leaves an opening for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. But an accord could have another profound impact: Is this the beginning of the Islamic Republic's broad acceptance by the community of nations?
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Iran nuclear deal could make oil even cheaper

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:48
The deal the U.S. and Iran are scrambling to reach by the end of March isn't just about nuclear capabilities. It's also about oil.
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Iran nuclear deal may open oil taps in months, not weeks

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:25
By Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A possible deal over Iran's nuclear program that would phase out economic sanctions against Tehran is unlikely to flood world markets with more oil any time soon, despite Iran's declared intention to claw back market share lost because of the curbs. Progress in talks in Switzerland this month has contributed to a more than 10 percent slide in oil prices ...
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Nuclear talks with Iran clouded by GOP letter

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 09:31
The talks resumed after Iranian negotiators expressed concern over a letter from Senate Republicans.
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Nuclear talks with Iran clouded by GOP letter

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 09:31
The talks resumed after Iranian negotiators expressed concern over a letter from Senate Republicans.
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Closing in on nuclear deal, U.S. demands 'tough choices' from Iran

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 03:32
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The United States and Iran inched closer to a political deal that would set the stage for a landmark nuclear agreement, but a U.S. official warned on Monday that Iran must make tough choices to allay fears about its atomic ambitions.
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Iran reportedly confronts US officials at Geneva nuclear talks over GOP letter - VIDEO: US, Iran back to negotiating

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 03:16
Iranian officials reportedly have confronted their U.S. counterparts twice over an open letter from Republican senators to Tehran that warned any agreement on Iran's nuclear program would be unlikely to last beyond President Barack Obama's term of office.
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Closing in on nuclear deal, US demands "tough choices" from Iran

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 22:35
After the Lausanne talks, a senior US official said it was not clear if an end-March deadline for a framework agreement between Iran and six major powers could be met.
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'Rollercoaster' Iran nuclear talks in the balance

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 22:33
Iran nuclear talks hung in the balance Monday with a senior US official saying it remained unclear whether the outlines of a deal could be agreed by a March 31 deadline. After a five-hour meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, the official said Iran still had "very tough choices" to make. "Iran still needs to make some very tough and necessary choices," the ...
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European powers, Iran make little progress in nuclear talks

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 22:23
BRUSSELS (AP) — European powers and Iran made little progress late Monday toward reaching an agreement to end the standoff over Tehran's nuclear program as an end-of-March deadline closes in.
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Closing in on nuclear deal, U.S. demands 'tough choices' from Iran

Mon, 03/16/2015 - 21:18
By Lesley Wroughton and Parisa Hafezi LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The United States and Iran inched closer to a political deal that would set the stage for a landmark nuclear agreement, but a U.S. official warned on Monday that Iran must make tough choices to allay fears about its atomic ambitions. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held ...
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