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Argentina Questions U.S. On Iran General

Argentina's foreign minister is asking U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to clarify whether Washington's nuclear deal with Iran includes removing from Interpol's list an Iranian wanted in a major bombing in the South American country. More

U.S. 'Military Options Remain' Against Iran

U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter has told U.S. lawmakers that the recently signed nuclear agreement with Iran would not limit U.S. ability to respond with military force if needed. More

Iranian President Invited To France

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says President Francois Hollande has invited Iranian President Hassan Rohani to visit France in November. More

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on July 28.

Kerry: Alternative Iran Deal Is ‘Unicorn Fantasy’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has warned members of Congress that walking away from the nuclear deal reached with Iran would mean giving Tehran a “green light” to return to its enrichment efforts. More

Iran, EU To Start 'High-Level Talks'

Iran and the European Union have agreed to begin high-level talks, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on July 28 after meeting European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in Tehran. More

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Video Russia And Iran Are Trading Places

After decades as an isolated rogue state, Iran appears to be finally coming in from the cold. And after decades of pretending to be a partner to the West, Russia has gone rogue. More

Video A Bad Deal For Moscow

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Features & Commentary

Iranian Sanctions -- Some Go, Some Stay

The Vienna nuclear deal would provide Iran with only partial relief from decades-old sanctions, many of which would still remain in place.

What The Nuclear Deal Means For Iranians

Iranians are hoping to see positive effects from the nuclear deal -- and quickly. But experts warn that they should temper their expectations.

Obama Faces Fight In U.S. Congress Over Iran Deal

After the announcement of a historic deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program, the battle over the accord's implementation now moves to the U.S. Congress.

Netanyahu, Other Politicians Slam Iran Nuke Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and politicians from the ruling coalition and the opposition rushed to slam the Iranian nuclear deal as it was announced on July 14.

Israelis React To Agreement After Officials Slam It

As Israeli politicians rushed on July 14 to blast the international powers' nuclear deal with Iran, some Israelis took to social media to express more nuanced views, as well as fatigue over Iran in the media.

Photogallery Iranians Express Jubilation At Historic Nuclear Deal

Ordinary Iranians, officials, and prominent figures appear to have reacted with jubilation following a historic nuclear deal with world powers.

Iran Deal: Access To Military Sites Still A Potential Sticking Point

Although an historic Iran nuclear deal has been reached, at least one thorny issue remains.

How The Iran Deal Could Be A Game Changer

The landmark deal reportedly reached on Iran’s nuclear program could have far-reaching implications, from freeing up a huge source of oil and gas supplies, to potentially stoking a Middle East arms race, to undermining Russia’s geopolitical leverage.

Nuclear Noise: Iran Hard-Liners' Music Video Takes Shot At Vienna Talks

Iranian hard-liners have launched a viral-video offensive likening Tehran's counterparts in tense nuclear negotiations to wolves and stoking memories of bitter chapters in U.S.-Iranian history.

Nuclear Deal Would Boost Rohani But Turn Up Pressure From Hard-Liners

For Iranian President Hassan Rohani, a nuclear deal with global powers would be a double-edged sword.
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