| Jul 19, 2014
| 10:21 PM
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran faced Western pressure on Saturday to make concessions over its atomic activities after it and six world powers failed to meet a July 20 deadline for a deal to end the decade-old dispute but agreed to keep talking.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Iran’s agreement last year to join international negotiations over its disputed nuclear program stirred a new debate about the country’s enigmatic supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Was the cleric an implacable revolutionary, as he...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The Obama administration and Iran signaled Tuesday that they were prepared to extend international negotiations over the latter’s nuclear program beyond the Sunday deadline, buying time for the struggling effort but leaving its future cloudy....
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:14 PM
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers have agreed to a four-month extension of negotiations on a nuclear deal with Tehran after failing to meet a July 20 deadline due to "significant gaps" between the two sides, the European Union and Iran said...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Dan Gaspar's unforgettable World Cup moment arrived not in one of Brazil's frenzied stadiums, filled with their uninhibited joy and extra-time heartache. It came with security forces surrounding the Iranian soccer team.
It also isn't what you probably...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:48 AM
VIENNA (Reuters) - Failure to solve Iran's nuclear dispute by a Sunday deadline may dismay weary negotiators in Vienna and stir fresh Middle East tension, but an extension of talks could reap political gains at home for the Islamic Republic's supreme...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:12 AM
In the heat of the Tehran summer, jeweler Ali Mosavi was anxiously scanning precious-metal and currency prices, worrying about what would happen if negotiators in Vienna failed to complete a deal on Iran's nuclear program.
If talks collapse before the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:34 PM
President Barack Obama told Congress on Monday the United States was deploying up to 275 military personnel to provide support and security for U.S. personnel and the country's embassy in Baghdad after militants seized control of the north of the country....
| Jun 21, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Iranians danced in the streets and honked car horns late Saturday to celebrate the national soccer team’s robust performance in a World Cup match against powerhouse Argentina in Brazil.
Though Iran lost 1-0 on a sensational late goal by Lionel...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:17 PM
President Obama said Thursday that he will send as many as 300 military advisors to help Iraq's beleaguered armed forces "take the fight" to Islamist insurgents, although he insisted that only a political solution can resolve the crisis.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Concern is mounting in the international film community over Iranian director, actress and women's rights activist Mahnaz Mohammadi who on June 7th reportedly began serving a five year sentence in Iran's Evin Prison, on the outskirts of Tehran, on charges...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that Tehran was ready to protect Shiite Muslim shrines in neighboring Iraq under threat from Sunni insurgents.
The nation’s top military official, however, said the Islamic Republic had no...