Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Five Reasons for the Global Pushback on New Iran Sanctions

From stable oil prices to avoiding war, the deal was working and Washington will not get a better one.Not surprisingly the Trump administration’s …

South Asia

New US sanctions on Iran: Trump ups pressure after exiting nuclear deal

US sanctions on Iran are having an impact on everything from the currency to aviation, gold and even pistachios. Donald Trump has called them the most "biting" punitive measures ever imposed. Iran's Hassan Rouhani described them as "psychological warfare" while rejecting the US president's offer of …

Donald Trump

The Path to Renewed Oil Sanctions on Iran

Trump officials can secure large reductions in Iran’s oil exports. But doing so requires the administration to navigate both complex global oil …

South Asia

Russia slams US sanctions against Iran, promises to save nuclear deal

Russia said Tuesday it will do "everything necessary" to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and protect its shared economic interests with Tehran.<p>The …

South Asia

Iran says it's willing to talk with US 'right now' amid sanctions over failed nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he's willing to talk to the U.S. "right now".<p>His statement comes as U.S. sanctions on the country are set to take effect Tuesday. They were previously relaxed under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.<p>Rouhani said Monday: "I don't have preconditions. If the U.S. …

South Asia

The Return of U.S. Sanctions on Iran: What to Know

The United States has reactivated sanctions against Iran that could trigger the collapse of the multilateral Iran nuclear deal.<p>The United States has …

South Asia

US to fully enforce reimposed Iran nuclear sanctions

<b>President Donald Trump says he will fully enforce the sanctions being reimposed on Iran as a result of the US withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal.</b><p>Measures targeting Iran's automotive sector as well as its trade in gold and other key metals will take effect from 00:01 EDT (04:01 GMT) on Tuesday.<p>Mr …

South Asia

Trump’s Iran Sanctions Reimposition Takes the JCPOA One Step Closer to Collapse

The core bargain at the heart of the JCPOA doesn't exist in the way it was designed to any longer.

South Asia

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EU condemns US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran

Brussels, Aug 6 (IANS) The European Union on Monday said it regretted the US' decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran through the Washington …

South Asia

U.S. officials: sanctions to significantly impact Iran economy

The so-called snapback sanctions would target Iran's purchases of US dollars, metals trading and other dealings, coal, industrial-related software …

World News

US-Iran sanctions: What do they mean?

The US is implementing economic sanctions on Iran after pulling out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.<p>But what are these sanctions, and what impact will they have have?<p>Paul Adams, the BBC's diplomatic correspondent, reports.

World News

UN continues to encourage support for Iran nuclear deal

The United Nations continues to encourage support for all governments for the Iran nuclear deal, a UN spokesperson said Monday, after Washington …

South Asia

US reimposing Iran sanctions after quitting nuclear deal

President Donald Trump has accused Iran of 'threatening, destabilising behaviour' ahead of reimposing sanctions. The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani …

Iran Nuclear Deal

Sanctions Reimposed: Trump Administration Continues Ferocious Tack On Iran

The White House defended recent actions on Iran Monday morning, and insisted that President Trump’s desire to meet Hassan Rouhani is consonant with a …

Trump Administration

Renewed U.S. sanctions target Iran's economy, Tehran cool on talks

WASHINGTON/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's top security adviser on Monday urged Iran to take up an offer of talks with the United States or suffer more pain from economic sanctions, but Iran's president said Washington needed first to prove it can be trusted.<p>Hours before revived U.S. …

World News

White House to detail implementation of new Iran sanctions Monday: Pompeo

ABOARD A U.S. GOVERNMENT AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - The United States intends to fully enforce sanctions due to be reimposed against Iran early this week on orders from U.S. President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday.<p>Washington's so-called "snapback" sanctions are due to be …

South Asia

Europe delivers 5 more ATR planes to Iran despite U.S. pressures

The French-Italian aircraft manufacturer ATR delivered five more turboprops to Iran on Sunday, official IRNA news agency reported.<p>The ATR 72-600 …

News (China)

Iran’s Zarif, EU’s Mogherini Discuss JCPOA In Singapore

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini met in Singapore for talks on the future of …

South Asia

China says willing to work with all parties to continue safeguarding Iran nuclear deal

Visiting Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said here on Friday that China is willing to work with all parties to continue …

South Asia

Iran's foreign minister says China 'pivotal' to salvaging its nuclear deal

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Iran's foreign minister said on Friday China was "pivotal" to salvaging a multilateral nuclear agreement for the Middle Eastern country after the United States pulled out of the pact earlier this year.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 deal in May. …

South Asia

Trump Outreach to Rogues Follows Obama Precedent

There was a time in Washington when the establishments in both major parties believed that a meeting with a U.S. president was something a foreign …

Conservative View

Iran is seen readying major exercise as tensions with U.S. simmer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States believes Iran is preparing to carry out a major exercise in the Gulf in the coming days, apparently moving up the timing of annual drills amid heightened tensions with Washington, U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday.<p>Iran has been furious over U.S. …

South Asia

Why Is Europe Underplaying Its Hand on Iran?

Following President Donald Trump's May 8 decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the United States has embarked on …

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Hassan Rouhani: No talks with Donald Trump until U.S. returns to nuclear deal

Despite President Donald Trump's offer to begin talks Iran, Tehran officials said Tuesday that can only happen if the United States returns to the …

Hassan Rouhani

Trump's Outreach to Rogues Follows in Obama's Footsteps

© Reuters. Trump's Outreach to Rogues Follows in Obama's Footsteps<p>(Bloomberg Opinion) -- There was a time in Washington when the establishments in …

Hassan Rouhani

Donald Trump says he is willing to meet with Iran without preconditions

The US president's overture to talk with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was met by calls from Iran for the US to return to the 2015 nuclear deal. It …

South Asia

UPDATE 1-Iran's Rouhani says it's up to Europe to save nuclear deal

© Reuters. UPDATE 1-Iran's Rouhani says it's up to Europe to save nuclear deal<p>(Adds more quotes, background)<p>LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Iranian …

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Iran's Rouhani says it's up to Europe to save nuclear deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the U.S. withdrawal from a nuclear deal was "illegal" and it was up to Europe to preserve the landmark accord with Tehran.<p>In May, the United States pulled out of the 2015 deal between world powers and Tehran under which …

South Asia

Iranian Adviser: US Must Return to Nuclear Deal for Talks

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An adviser to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says if President Donald Trump wants talks, he needs to rejoin the international …

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