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Round Of Iran Nuclear Talks Ends

The first round of talks aimed at pushing forward a final deal on Iran's nuclear program has ended in Vienna. More

Iran Protests Over Plane Interception

Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Saudi charge d'affaires in Tehran to protest Riyadh's alleged interception of Iranian planes carrying humanitarian aid to war-torn Yemen. More

Iranian Ships 'Moving Away' From Yemen

U.S. officials say Iranian ships suspected of carrying weapons for Shi’ite Huthi rebels are moving away from Yemen. More

U.S.Concerned Iran May Ship Arms To Yemen

Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the United States is “concerned” that Iranian ships may be carrying advanced weapons for the Shi’ite Huthi rebels in Yemen. More

Iran Nuclear Talks Go Into End Phase

Negotiators are meeting in Vienna in attempts to reach a deal that limits Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. More

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Prospect Of Iranian Nuclear Deal Stirs Hope For Detained Americans

The relatives of Americans detained or missing in Iran are hoping that a final nuclear deal could help them be reunitted with their loved ones. More

The European Union, The Southern Corridor, And Turkmen Gas

With the EU's Southern Gas Corridor project to bring gas from the Caspian Basin to Europe taking on increased importance, we spoke with Maros Sefcovic, the European Commission vice president "in charge of energy union" who is currently spearheading the EU's efforts to realize for the SGC. More
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Features & Commentary

Iran's Army Of Deterrence

Iran's army of deterrence was on parade during National Army Day. While armed robots and quirky tanks made the headlines, many of the country's innovative military advances and tactics are formidable.

Rogue Iranian Lawmakers Issue Nuclear Deal 'Fact Sheet'

A group of rogue lawmakers in Iran has issued their own "recommended fact sheet" on the framework nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.

Alleged Assault On Iranian Teens Stokes Anti-Arab Sentiment

The suspected sexual assault of two Iranian pilgrims at a Saudi airport has prompted strong reactions in Iran -- and brought to the surface some deep-seated prejudices about Arabs.

Russia Flexes Missile Diplomacy With Iran

Russia’s potential delivery of antiaircraft S-300 missile systems to Iran has long been shrouded in controversy and contradictions. But with Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decree allowing shipments of these high-precision systems to Tehran, will Moscow finally make good on these shipments?

Will A Nuclear Deal Bring The U.S. And Iran Together?

A nuclear deal would remove some long-standing barriers between Iran and the United States, but don't expect the walls to come tumbling down.

Washington, Tehran Spin Framework Deal Different Ways

Faced with the difficult task of selling their framework nuclear deal to naysayers at home, Tehran and Washington have come away from the negotiating table with different interpretations of what was agreed.

Nuclear Deal Sparks Mixed Reactions In Iran

A tentative nuclear deal between Iran and world powers has prompted mixed reactions in Tehran.

For Iran, Was It Worth The Wait?

Iranian officials must now be wondering why they waited so long to agree to international terms to open up their nuclear program -- terms they essentially could have had years ago. Economic sanctions cost the country billions and it's not clear what, if anything, was gained.

Framework Agreement Leaves Loose Ends

Iran and world powers may have reached a framework nuclear deal, but numerous loose ends must be addressed before a final agreement can be signed.

Explainer: Five Key Points Of Iran Nuclear Commitments

Iran and six world powers say they've reached an agreement on "key parameters" of a nuclear agreement that must be finalized by June 30. Here are five things to know about the announced commitments.
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