Now that Iran has agreed to limit its nuclear activities in exchange for sanctions relief, will it reap the benefits? Why 2016 is shaping up to be a important year for Iran.
Nearly 12,000 candidates, including some 1,200 women have registered to run in Iran’s parliamentary elections, the Interior Ministry said on December 25.
Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian who has been held captive by the Iranian establishment for more than 500 days, was allowed to have a Christmas dinner with his family, his paper reported.
U.S. diplomats and embassy staff who were held hostage in Tehran for 444 days following the 1979 revolution have won compensation after 36 years.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure Tehran that the White House can waive new visa requirements that have outraged Iranians, but has faced a backlash from Republican leaders in Congress.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said changes to the U.S. visa-waiver program breach the landmark nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.
A senior Iranian nuclear official says Russia will begin construction on two new nuclear reactors in Iran next week.
Tehran's foreign ministry said on December 21 that it is seeking to open a "direct dialogue" with rival Saudi Arabia to resolve regional disputes.
Iran says changes to the U.S. visa-waiver program contradict the landmark nuclear agreement between Tehran and world powers.
Iranian nuclear officials say Tehran will export most of its enriched uranium stockpile to Russia in the coming days as it implements a nuclear deal to secure relief from international sanctions.
Included in a massive spending bill passed by the U.S. Congress are numerous policy amendments that could have an impact on Washington's foreign policy in significant ways.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will chair a meeting of the United Nations Security Council December 18 in a major effort to end the four-year civil war in Syria.