U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says six world powers are united in attempts to broker a deal with Iran over its nuclear program, despite divisions between Russia and the West over Moscow’s role in Ukraine’s war.
International human rights groups say the fate of a Kurdish Iranian juvenile offender who was due to be hanged on February 19 remains unclear.
The whereabouts of an Iranian juvenile offender who was due to be hanged on February 19 are unknown amid concerns that he may have been secretly executed.
Washington says Secretary of State John Kerry will meet during the weekend with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva, where U.S. and Iranian negotiators are to resume talks on February 20.
The execution of a juvenile Kurdish offender Saman Naseem, who was due to be hanged in Iran on the morning of February 19, has reportedly not been carried out on schedule.
The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog says Iran has not addressed all suspicions that it may have researched an atomic bomb -- potentially complicating efforts by six world powers to reach a nuclear deal with Tehran by the end of June.
A U.S. negotiating team led by Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman travels to Geneva on February 19 for talks with Iranian officials over Tehran’s nuclear activities.
The University of Massachusetts at Amherst says it will accept Iranian students into its science and engineering programs.
Some Iranians are protesting against a state media ban on former President Mohammad Khatami by posting his pictures on social media under the hashtag "We will be Khatami's media."
UN human rights experts and international rights watchdogs have appealed to Iran to halt its planned execution of a young Iranian Kurdish man who was sentenced to death over a crime he committed as a minor.
The spokesman for Iran's judiciary has confirmed that Iranian media remain banned from mentioning former reformist President Mohammad Khatami and publishing his comments, statements, and pictures.
China has urged Iran to come to an agreement with six world powers over its controversial nuclear program so that Tehran can focus on its economic development.