Israel urges IAEA to issue full report on Iran nuclear research – Haaretz

HaaretzIran’s nuclear facility in Natanz, where the regime is enriching uranium using 3,000 centrifuges. Photo by AP. Text size. Comments (0). Print Page. Send to friend. Share on Facebook. Share…

Iran’s London mission reopens doors after 2 years – Lexington Herald Leader

Lexington Herald LeaderThe national flag of the Peoples Islamic Republic of Iran flies outside its embassy in London, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. The Iranian Embassy in London reopened its doors…

Iran, powers hold “substantive” nuclear talks; US, Iranians meet – Reuters

ReutersVIENNA (Reuters) – Six world powers and Iran began “substantive” talks on Tuesday in pursuit of a final settlement on Tehran’s contested nuclear program in the coming months despite caveats…

Iran takes tough opening stand at nuclear talks, vows not to dismantle equipment – Washington Post

Washington PostAs the latest talks on Iran’s nuclear program began Tuesday, the country’s negotiators took a tough opening position, pledging never to dismantle equipment or facilities that the United States…

Difficult nuke talks begin between Iran, 6 powers – Fox News

Fox NewsVIENNA – As both sides warned against high expectations, Iran and six world powers began talks Tuesday on a comprehensive nuclear deal, trying to overcome deep differences about how…

Nuclear talks with Iran headed for collision in Austria – USA TODAY

USA TODAYIranian and U.S. negotiators meet Tuesday for a new round of talks over a nuclear program that Iranian leaders are vowing to keep despite a threat from the U.S.…

Are talks with Iran over its nuclear programme going no where? – euronews

euronewsTalks aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear programme resume in Vienna today in an atmosphere of caution. Officials representing six world powers and Tehran, plus the EU’s foreign policy chief have…

Iranian Nuclear Talks Due To Start – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyTalks between Iran and six world powers on negotiating a long-term deal to limit Tehran’s nuclear program are due to open on February 18. The talks in Vienna are the…

Iran’s Mixed Messages Ahead Of P5+1 Talks – Daily Beast

Iran’s Mixed Messages Ahead Of P5+1 TalksDaily BeastWhen it comes to Russia, is Iran also conveying another message: deal with us on our terms, or we can Cold War-like turn…

Kerry in Indonesia, Will Urge More Action on Climate Change – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia, where he plans to make a major speech Sunday on climate change and its possible impact on Asia. The…

From isolation to cooperation: Iran at Davos – Journal of Turkish Weekly

Journal of Turkish WeeklyIranian diplomacy and foreign policy is one of precise calculations, one rationally apportioned between Iran’s aims and its opportunities. In this respect, despite its former image as…

Iran to reveal detonator information in deal with UN – BBC News

BBC NewsThe Iranian government has promised to provide information on detonators as one of seven steps aimed at allaying fears over its nuclear programme. It reached agreement after two days…

Report: Obama plans Saudi Arabia visit – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe White House is declining comment on a report that President Obama is planning to visit Saudi Arabia next month and meet with King Abdullah in an effort to…

Kerry tells Iran that existing sanctions will stay in place as negotiations continue – Washington Post

Washington PostWASHINGTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry told Iran’s foreign minister Sunday that the United States will continue to enforce existing sanctions on Iran while bargaining over a…

Zarif Says Iran Ready for New Nuclear Deal After Kerry Meeting – Bloomberg

BloombergIran said it wants to strike a new, long-term nuclear deal with world powers when it returns to negotiations later this month. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian…

Set Aside Illusions on Iran N. Program, Zarif Tells West – Tasnim News Agency

Tasnim News AgencyTEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Western governments to set aside illusions that sanctions forced the Islamic Republic to negotiate on its nuclear…

Final Iran nuclear deal can be reached in a short time: Rouhani – Payvand

PayvandA final nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers can be achieved in a short period of time, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday. He made the remarks during…

Turkish central bank will not hold “additional monetary tightening days” anymore – Economic Times

Economic TimesThe bank raised all of its key interest rates in dramatic fashion at an emergency midnight policy meeting, ignoring opposition from Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as it battles to…

UN inspectors in Iran to visit uranium mine – Washington Post

Washington PostTEHRAN, Iran — An Iranian official says a group of U.N. inspectors are on the way to visit a key uranium mine as part of a deal to allow…

Obama says Iran talks may not succeed but threatens veto on new sanctions … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailAny new economic sanctions that Congress tries to impose against Iran during international negotiations to limit the Islamic republic’s nuclear program will be vetoed, President Barack Obama…

2014 State of the Union Address Full Speech Text

Remarks of President Barack Obama – As Prepared for Delivery State of the Union Address Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Washington, D.C. As Prepared for Delivery – Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice…

UPDATE 3-Talks on Iran nuclear deal expected in NY in February-US – Reuters

Reuters(Adds comments from U.S. official, information about drive for new sanctions in U.S. Congress paragraphs 2-5). By Louis Charbonneau and Justyna Pawlak. UNITED NATIONS/BRUSSELS Jan 27 (Reuters) – – The…

Obama honors Holocaust Remembrance Day – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPresident Obama urged the nation and world Monday to remember the victims in honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day. “Each year on this day the world comes together to…

Netanyahu says West has ‘no chance’ of striking final nuclear deal with Iran – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post“No final status agreement with Iran will work,” the premier said hours after returning from his trip to Davos, where he took part in the World Economic Forum. Netanyahu.…

Iran urges foreign fighters to leave Syria – Al-Bawaba

Al-BawabaIran wants all foreign fighters to leave Syria, according to the country’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif, speaking at an Al Arabiya panel held in cooperation with…

Iran wants full nuclear deal and investment, Rouhani tells Davos – Reuters

ReutersDAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) – Iran is determined to negotiate a comprehensive deal on its nuclear programme with major powers so it can develop its battered economy, President Hassan Rouhani said…

Iran’s President Pledges Cooperation, Trade – ABC News

ABC NewsIranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday his country is ready to do business and honor a deal to curb its nuclear program, in a speech aimed at persuading world…

Iran’s Rouhani takes Davos spotlight – AFP

AFPDavos — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani takes centre stage at the Davos World Economic Forum Thursday, as he seeks to drum up investment for his sanctions-hit economy amid thawing relations…

US, Syrian Diplomats Clash as Conference Begins – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalMONTREUX, Switzerland—U.S. and Syrian diplomats clashed sharply at the opening of a long-awaited international conference aimed at ending the Syrian civil war, at odds over Western demands that…

Excluded Iran Says Its Role At Syria Talks Will Be Missed – New York Times

New York TimesTEHRAN — After Iran was invited to and then disinvited from a coming peace conference on Syria within the space of 24 hours, Iranian officials and commentators said…

High stakes, low expectations for Syria peace talks – CNN International

CNN International(CNN) — A new peace conference aimed at ending Syria’s civil war convenes Wednesday in Switzerland, where the international community hopes to apply a tourniquet to the Middle East’s…

Syria peace talks: Russia criticizes rescinding of Iran’s invitation – CNN

CNN(CNN) — It was a mistake for the United Nations to rescind an invitation to Iran to participate in peace talks on Syria this week, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov…

Syria summit: Geneva gears up for more historic talks – BBC News

BBC NewsAnne Thea Geiser and her colleagues at Geneva airport are, as she puts it, in “an expecting time”. They are busy preparing for the so-called Geneva II peace talks…

Obama will win over Senate in Iran row: academic – Tehran Times

Tehran TimesTEHRAN – President Obama has seriously opposed any new sanctions against Iran after a landmark nuclear deal was signed between Iran and the major powers (the five permanent members…

UN withdraws Iran invite to Syria peace talks – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAfter issuing an invitation to Iran to join the Syrian peace talks, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has withdrawn that invitation amid mounting concerns over Iran’s participation in…