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Iran and US Try to Salvage 2015 Nuclear Deal in Vienna

Iran and US Try to Salvage 2015 Nuclear Deal in Vienna

Iran and the United States held indirect talks in Vienna on Friday in a last ditch effort to reinstate a 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian state media reported. Few expect a breakthrough. Each side has called on the other to compromise, while Tehran's nuclear program surges forward.

Republicans Urge Biden to Deny Entry Visa for Iran’s Raisi

Republicans Urge Biden to Deny Entry Visa for Iran’s Raisi

Several Republican senators have urged the US administration to deny visas for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and his delegation to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York City in September.

Iran Nuclear Negotiations Resume, Breakthrough Unlikely

Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington resumed in Vienna with a meeting between Iran's chief nuclear negotiator and the EU's Enrique Mora, who coordinates the talks aimed at salvaging a 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian state media reported on Thursday.

A Year on, Iran’s Raisi Faces Economy in Trouble

A Year on, Iran’s Raisi Faces Economy in Trouble

A year after Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi took power, his government has curbed the Covid pandemic but faces a sharp downturn of the sanctions-hit economy as nuclear talks remain stalled. Having pledged to help especially the poor, the ultraconservative cleric now faces runaway consumer prices

Crackdown Seeks to Stifle Iran’s Critical Voices

Crackdown Seeks to Stifle Iran’s Critical Voices

Executions on a scale not seen for years. Mass arrests of regime critics including top film-makers.

Crisis in Iraq Tests its Stability and Iran’s Sway

Crisis in Iraq Tests its Stability and Iran’s Sway

A power struggle in Iraq between the Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr and rivals aligned with Iran is testing Tehran's ability to stave off a conflict that could damage its interests and further destabilize the oil-rich country.

Iran Says Border Guards Have Clashed with Afghan Taliban

Iran Says Border Guards Have Clashed with Afghan Taliban

Iranian border guards clashed Sunday with the Afghan Taliban, Iranian media reported, the latest cross-border exchange since the former insurgents seized power in neighboring Afghanistan a year ago.

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