UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Barack Obama on Tuesday welcomed the new Iranian government’s pursuit of a “more moderate course,” saying it should offer the basis for a breakthrough on Iran’s nuclear impasse with the […]
DETROIT (AP) — A former U.S. Marine held in Iran for two years said in a letter to the U.S. secretary of state that he has endured “miserable prison conditions” and believes Tehran is holding […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s curious world of online politics looked a bit more crowded Monday with members of President Hasan Rouhani’s Cabinet encouraged to open their own Facebook pages — in a country where […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Mock condolences arriving by text message in Iran announce the political “death” of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Memorial services, the joke continues, are planned at the United Nations in tribute to his […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – A prominent Iranian parliament member says Egypt’s now-toppled Islamist president made a tactical blunder by not exerting stronger influence over the country’s security and intelligence services after taking office last year. […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president has discussed transferring power in a meeting with his newly elected successor, the official IRNA news agency reported Tuesday. The report said President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad congratulated Hasan Rowhani on […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s newly-elected president is promising to be more open about the country’s nuclear program. But at the same time, Hasan Rowhani is opposing any stop to Iran’s enrichment of uranium. The […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader delivered a salty rebuke to the U.S. Friday as Iranians lined up to vote in a presidential election that has suddenly become a showdown across the Islamic Republic’s […]
(The Associated Press) – Iran holds its presidential election Friday. Here are five things you should know: THE FIELD Iran’s election overseers allowed eight candidates on the ballot to succeed President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who cannot […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the screw on Iran and its nuclear program, the Obama administration imposed new sanctions Monday on Iran’s currency and auto industry, seeking to render Iranian money useless outside the country and […]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — With words of defiance, Iran announced two nuclear-related projects Tuesday that expand capabilities to extract and process uranium — modest advances in Tehran’s atomic efforts but ones symbolic of its refusal to slow nuclear work.
ALMATY, Kazakhstan (AP) – Iran and six world powers failed to reach agreement Saturday on an approach to reducing fears that Tehran might use its nuclear technology to make weapons.