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  • Iran halts part of uranium enrichment efforts; West loosens sanctions

    TEHRAN — Iran suspended part of its uranium enrichment efforts Monday and the U.S. and European Union began loosening some economic sanctions, the first concrete steps toward a comprehensive deal to end the long confrontation over Tehran's nuclear...
  • Fate of Bashar Assad is key in Syria talks

    Fate of Bashar Assad is key in Syria talks
    MONTREUX, Switzerland — At the core of the extraordinary diplomatic push launched Wednesday to end Syria's civil war is the fate of one man: Syrian President Bashar Assad. Assad has steadfastly maintained power during nearly three years of war and...
  • Iran state TV breaks decades-long taboo against showing instruments

    Iran state TV breaks decades-long taboo against showing instruments
    TEHRAN -- A technical blunder? Or the latest episode in the culture wars between Iran's hard-liners and moderates? Confusion is rife in the Iranian capital about a recent showing of musical instruments on Iranian state television that broke a three-...
  • Rouhani shopping a new Iran at Davos in Charm Offensive Part II

    Rouhani shopping a new Iran at Davos in Charm Offensive Part II
    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took the annual Davos forum by storm on Thursday, touting investment opportunities on the horizon as his country works to get sanctions lifted and hailing a new day in Tehran's relations with the West. He even deemed...
  • Iranian President Rouhani's trip to Davos gets good reviews at home

    TEHRAN -- Last year he took New York by storm. This week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani continued his charm offensive at the world's most high-profile economic summit in Davos, Switzerland. At the ritzy Alpine resort, the Iranian leader delivered a...
  • Iranian journalists petition Rouhani to reopen press association

    Iranian journalists petition Rouhani to reopen press association
    TEHRAN -- When Iran's leader, Hassan Rouhani, held his first news conference as president-elect last summer, he pledged to reopen the country’s press association and other civil society groups that were shuttered in crackdowns during the rule of...
  • Iran, world powers closing in on preliminary nuclear deal

    Iran, world powers closing in on preliminary nuclear deal
    WASHINGTON -- Iran and six world powers appeared to close in on a preliminary agreement in Geneva on Thursday that would begin to limit Tehran’s nuclear development after a decade of frustrating negotiations, according to diplomats. They said...
  • How to negotiate with Iran

    This month in Geneva, at the first negotiations over its nuclear program since the election of President Hassan Rouhani, Iran took an unprecedented step: It negotiated. For the first time, Tehran presented an actual vision of the endgame for the talks...
  • The great U.S.-Israel rift that isn't

    In recent weeks, the media have had a field day reporting on a so-called rift in the U.S.-Israel relationship over the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The story makes for great headlines, but it's poor analysis. Despite the heated rhetoric, the pillars...
  • Iran's Rouhani: He's no Gorbachev

    Analogies between Secretary of State John F. Kerry's negotiations with Iran and the negotiations the Reagan administration undertook with the Soviet Union have become commonplace. But is Hassan Rouhani really another Mikhail Gorbachev — another...
  • Iran sanctions: Dancing with Tehran

    Iran sanctions: Dancing with Tehran
    If economic sanctions were key to forcing Iran to accept limits on its nuclear program, wouldn't more sanctions have an even greater effect? Critics of last week's interim nuclear deal with Tehran certainly think so. It didn't take long for them to...
  • The answer on Iran? Yes.

    After years of fruitless negotiations, the United States may soon face an unfamiliar problem in its long confrontation with Iran: Are we willing to take yes for an answer? Negotiators are scheduled to meet again in Geneva this week to try to move toward...