Iran and the US

Iran to consider direct JCPOA talks with U.S.

Iran to consider direct JCPOA talks with U.S.

Tehran is willing to engage in direct talks with Washington if negotiations to revive the Iranian nuclear deal reach an advanced stage that requires such dialogue, Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said. …

Biden says 'not time to give up' on Iran nuclear talks

Biden says 'not time to give up' on Iran nuclear talks

U.S. President Joe Biden said that it is "not time to give up" on talks with Iran aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal. "It's not time to give up," Biden said at a press conference to mark his first year in …

Eighth round of JCPOA talks to continue on January 3

Eighth round of JCPOA talks to continue on January 3

The eighth round of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) talks will continue on January 3, 2022, after the New Year break, Russian Permanent Representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanov said Thursday. …

U.S. negotiator: only weeks left to revive Iran nuclear deal

U.S. negotiator: only weeks left to revive Iran nuclear deal

There are only "some weeks" left to revive the nuclear deal with Iran if it continues its nuclear activities at the current pace, U.S. negotiator Rob Malley said. Malley, in an interview with CNN, warned of a "period of …

U.S. State Department: Al-Qaeda leaders reside in Iran

U.S. State Department: Al-Qaeda leaders reside in Iran

The State Department's counterterrorism coordinator John Godfrey said a number of Al-Qaeda leaders (the terrorist group banned in Russia) reside in Tehran. "We remain deeply concerned about the fact that al-Qaida …

Poll: North Korea is biggest threat to U.S. than Russia

Poll: North Korea is biggest threat to U.S. than Russia

Most Americans think of North Korea as their country’s greatest enemy, according to the latest Economist/YouGov poll. The survey of 1,500 Americans showed 58% thought North Korea was America’s greatest enemy with Iran …

U.S. fears Iran won’t scale back to 2015 nuclear deal

U.S. fears Iran won’t scale back to 2015 nuclear deal

U.S. officials have extremely low expectations as world powers resume negotiations with Iran to curb its nuclear program, believing the Iranians aren't yet ready to negotiate seriously, Axios is told. Senior officials in the U.S. …

U.S not to engage in unilateral steps on Iran nuclear program

U.S not to engage in unilateral steps on Iran nuclear program

The United States will not engage in unilateral steps on the Iran nuclear program, as it seeks mutual return to full compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iranian nuclear deal, State Department …

Iran slams US sanctions over alleged election meddling

Iran slams US sanctions over alleged election meddling

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has condemned Washington for sanctioning six Iranian nationals and one legal entity for allegedly attempting to influence the 2020 US presidential election,  …

Tehran condemns new U.S. sanctions

Tehran condemns new U.S. sanctions

Iran condemned on Friday U.S. sanctions against six Iranians and one Iranian group for trying to influence the 2020 U.S. presidential election. “Iran condemns these new U.S. sanctions as a continuation of the failed policy of …

 U.S. accuses Iran of financing terrorist activity

U.S. accuses Iran of financing terrorist activity

Acting Principal Deputy Coordinator for the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Counterterrorism Chris Landberg said that Iran is the world's leading sponsor of terrorism. According to him, Iran, and its proxies …

U.S. accuses Iran of unsafe helo maneuver near U.S. Navy ship

U.S. accuses Iran of unsafe helo maneuver near U.S. Navy ship

The Pentagon accused Iran of “unsafe and unprofessional” conduct by a naval helicopter that it said flew within about 25 yards of a U.S. Navy ship and circled it three times in the Gulf of Oman. Pentagon press secretary John …