Saturday, May 30, 2015

Latest Iran News

Kerry, Iranian FM Begin Nuclear Talks

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, have met in Geneva for talks meant to pave the way for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by the end of June. More

U.S., Iran Face 'Intense' Month To Seal Historic Nuclear Deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart May 30 and 31 will launch a high-stakes diplomatic drive to nail down an unprecedented nuclear deal in only one month. More

IAEA: Iran Partially Cooperated In Probe

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has told Iran that it needs to increase its cooperation with the nuclear watchdog in its probe assessing allegations that Tehran has worked to create nuclear weapons. More

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif answers journalists' question during a joint press conference with his Greek counterpart at the Foreign Ministry in Athens on May 28.

Iran Hopes For Deal In 'Reasonable' Time

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says he hopes Tehran and world powers can reach a final nuclear deal "within a reasonable period of time," but warned against making "excessive demands" of Iran. More

U.S. Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman answers questions during her press conference at the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo in January.

Lead U.S. Iran-Talks Envoy Leaving

The Obama administration's lead nuclear negotiator is leaving her post this summer. More

More Iran News

Latest Blog Posts

The Eyes Have It: Iran's Health Minister Performs Surgery On Opposition Figures

Iran’s top doctor has taken a personal role in treating the eyes of prominent government critics who have been under house arrest for years. More

Photogallery Revamped Khomeini Shrine Shocks Even His Fans

A debate has erupted over the merits of a grand expansion and renovation of a mausoleum to honor the late founder of Iran's Islamic republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, forcing an official defense of the project. More
Blog Archive

Features & Commentary

Iraqi Battle Plans Altered By IS Capture Of Ramadi

The fall of Ramadi to Islamic State (IS) militants has changed the way Iraq is trying to confront the Sunni-led extremists -- with Iranian-backed Shi'ite militia fighters being brought in to defend Sunni tribal lands.

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.
More Articles

About RFE/RL's Radio Farda

RFE/RL's Radio Farda is one of the few remaining sources of uncensored news and information for people in Iran. Despite severe censorship, Radio Farda's website receives 10 million page views every month.

Subscribe In English

Subscribe to Iran Report

to a weekly update of news, features, and analysis on Iran.

Most Popular