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Trump: Obama lied to us

Republican presidential nominee blasts Obama over the United States' $400 million payment to Iran.Ben Ariel, 8/21/2016, 6:45 AM

GOP lawmakers blast Obama over Iran ransom saga

Republicans blast the Obama administration after it acknowledges a payment to Iran was contingent on the release of American prisoners.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/20/2016, 12:22 AM

New details emerge on U.S. 'ransom' to Iran

New details about $400 million payment made to Iran find the exchange was specifically timed to the release of prisoners held in Iran.Ben Ariel, 8/19/2016, 1:16 AM

Obama and Kerry deny U.S. paid ransom to Iran

President and Secretary of State deny reports that $400 million payment to Iran was related to four Americans who were held in Tehran.Ben Ariel, 8/5/2016, 3:14 AM

Trump blasts 'incompetent' Obama

Republican presidential nominee criticizes Obama and Clinton over report saying the U.S. funneled $400 million in cash to the Iranians.Elad Benari, 8/4/2016, 12:03 AM

Iranian commander: Americans are biggest threat

Senior Iranian commander declares the United States to be Iran's greatest enemy.Ben Ariel, 5/12/2016, 6:16 AM

Obama adviser: Public was 'misled' on Iran talks

Ben Rhodes admits the dealings behind the nuclear agreement between Iran and West were not exactly as presented to the public.Ben Ariel, 5/9/2016, 6:15 AM

United States to buy heavy water from Iran

Republicans outraged following announcement that the Obama administration is buying 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/22/2016, 7:15 PM

Iranian official blasts 'foolish' Kerry

Iran's defense minister rejects Secretary of State's comments that his country is is destabilizing the Middle East.Ben Ariel, 4/10/2016, 5:48 AM

Obama considering easing restrictions on Iran

Republicans outraged following reports that Obama is considering allowing dollars to be used in transactions with Iran.Ben Ariel, 4/1/2016, 3:11 AM

Khamenei: Americans aren't fulfilling nuclear deal

Iran’s Supreme Leader blasts the United States for imposing new sanctions over his country's ballistic missile tests.Elad Benari, 3/21/2016, 6:15 AM

Iran arrests father of jailed American citizen

Iran arrests 80-year-old Baquer Namazi, father of Siamak Namazi who was himself arrested in October. Both are being held in the Evin prison.Ben Ariel, 2/25/2016, 4:43 AM

Khamenei: 'Zionist network' dictates policy

Iran’s Supreme Leader claims Zionists dictate the United States’ and many EU members' policies vis-a-vis Iran.Elad Benari, 2/18/2016, 5:43 AM

'Death to America' in Tehran

Nuclear deal or not, Iranians wave "Death to America" banners at rally marking 37 years since the Islamic revolution.Ben Ariel, 2/12/2016, 5:12 AM

Khamenei: U.S. supporting 'child-killing Israel'

Iran’s Supreme Leader in yet another tirade against the United States, accuses it of supporting "the child-killer Zionist regime".Ben Ariel, 2/9/2016, 6:16 AM

Rouhani invites American firms to invest in Iran

The Great Satan? Iran's president says he has no problem with American companies investing in his country.Ben Ariel, 2/3/2016, 5:44 AM

Iranian drone films American carrier

Iran says it flew a surveillance drone over an American aircraft carrier in the Gulf and took photographs of it.Ben Ariel, Canada, 1/29/2016, 9:54 PM

Iranian cleric: America is still 'the Great Satan'

Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami blasts American sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile program, tells Iranians the U.S. is still hostile.Ben Ariel, 1/24/2016, 5:01 AM

Former Marine comes home after Iran release

Amir Hekmati, freed as part of a prisoner swap between the United States and Iran, arrives home in Flint, Michigan.Ben Ariel, 1/22/2016, 6:45 AM

Obama promises cooperation with Iran on Levinson

Obama says the United States and Iran would “deepen cooperation” in efforts to locate former FBI agent Robert Levinson.Ben Ariel, 1/18/2016, 5:59 AM

Carter: Error caused sailors to enter Iran

Defense Secretary says 10 sailors briefly detained by Iran entered Iranian waters because of navigational error.Ben Ariel, 1/15/2016, 6:31 AM

White House denies there was an apology to Iran

White House spokesman says the United States "certainly" did not apologize to Iran after 10 sailors accidentally entered Iranian waters.Ben Ariel, 1/14/2016, 12:13 AM

Iran holding American Navy sailors and their boats

Iran holds sailors and their two small Navy boats which had mechanical problems and drifted into Iranian waters.Ben Ariel, 1/13/2016, 12:12 AM

Iran: Americans contacted us for a prisoner swap

Senior Iranian official says unnamed Americans have contacted Iran for a deal to swap Jason Rezaian for other detainees.Ben Ariel, 1/4/2016, 3:12 AM

Zarif: U.S. visa decision breaches nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister says he expects the Obama administration to act to cancel Congress decision to block visa-free travel by Iranians.Ben Ariel, 12/24/2015, 6:45 AM

Washington Post: Detained reporter is in danger

Washington Post warns that Jason Rezaian, who is detained in Iran, is in “immediate danger” as his health deteriorates.Ben Ariel, 12/3/2015, 6:31 AM

Iran arrests Lebanese-American

Iran arrests Lebanese-American on suspicion of having links to the American intelligence community.Ben Ariel, 11/4/2015, 2:43 AM

Rouhani: Iranians Support the Nuclear Deal

Iranian President says America is distrusted in his country but the nuclear deal will help mend ties.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2015, 6:13 AM

Obama, Kerry Appoint Iran Deal Coordinator

Senior diplomat Stephen Mull named coordinator of the implementation efforts of the Iran deal, hours after lawmakers fail to block it.Ben Ariel, 9/18/2015, 5:13 AM

Iran: The Americans Had 'No Option' Besides a Deal

Iran's foreign ministry says the United States had to strike a nuclear deal because its sanctions and threats had failed.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/12/2015, 1:09 AM

Iran Hints at Prison Swap for American Reporter

The speaker of Iran's parliament hints at the possibility of a prisoner swap to free detained Washington Post's Jason Rezaian.Ben Ariel, 9/4/2015, 5:44 AM

Iranians Arrested for Selling US, UK Merchandise

Flags deemed 'Satanic symbols' despite nuclear deal, reopening of UK embassy in Iran.Tova Dvorin, 9/2/2015, 3:13 AM

Saudi Suspect in anti-US Bombing Arrested

Ahmed al-Mughassil may also be the leader of the Saudi Hezbollah wing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/27/2015, 7:41 PM

Iran Calls on US to Release 19 Prisoners

Tehran insists US may be violating human rights in imprisoning 19 Iranians, despite imprisoning US citizens and refusing swaps.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2015, 7:21 PM

Zarif: Too Early to Discuss American Embassy

Iran's foreign minister blasts America's "illogical attitude" towards Iran when asked about the reopening of the American embassy.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2015, 4:46 AM

Iranian Accuses Americans of Violating Deal

Senior Iranian official says Washington violating nuclear deal by stating that military option is still on the table.Elad Benari, Canada, 8/1/2015, 2:05 AM

Iran: We Will Never Hold Positive View of America

Senior Iranian commander stresses that Iran will continue to view America as an enemy, even if a nuclear deal is reached.Elad Benari, 7/7/2015, 3:15 AM

US Released Iranian Prisoners as Precursor to Deal

Four prisoners released to Tehran in 2012-13 as part of 'wish list' Iran sent US for nuclear deal; three Americans still held by Iran.Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2015, 2:23 PM

Obama: Most US Jews Still Support Me

President defends policies on Iran, says there is no indication Saudis intend to pursue their own nuclear program.Gil Ronen, 5/21/2015, 9:13 PM

Khamenei: United States Makes Region 'Insecure'

Iran’s supreme leader lashes out at the United States, even after his country seized a ship in the Persian Gulf.Ben Ariel, 5/17/2015, 6:02 AM

'If Iranians Decide to Be Stupid, We'll Respond'

US Navy begins to accompany US ships in Hormuz Straits, following Iran’s seizure of a Marshall Islands-flagged ship this week.Gil Ronen, 5/1/2015, 8:10 AM

Iran: US Killed Two Revolutionary Guard Advisors

US offensive against ISIS in Tikrit killed two Iranian Revolutionary Guard advisors, Tehran claims; US denies.Tova Dvorin, 3/30/2015, 7:12 PM

Khamenei Agrees with 'Death to America' Slogan

Iran's Supreme Leader rejects Obama's call to reach a nuclear agreement, says America is bullying Iran.Elad Benari, 3/22/2015, 4:46 AM

Obama: An 'Historic Opportunity' to End Nuke Issue

In a message to Iranians in honor of Nowruz, Obama says this is the "best opportunity in decades" to pursue a different relationship.Ben Ariel, 3/20/2015, 4:46 AM

Kerry: 'Mutual Interest' with Iran Against ISIS

Secretary of State says Washington and Tehran have a "mutual interest" in defeating ISIS but are not working together.Ben Ariel, 2/26/2015, 5:45 AM

Iran: No Talks About Reopening American Embassy

Iran makes clear that any talks with the U.S. do not include a discussion about the reopening of the two countries’ embassies.Ben Ariel, 1/1/2015, 5:42 AM

US, Iran Deny Reports of Prisoner Swap

Both Washington and Tehran rush to reject Iranian news agency's claim of a prisoner swap deal.Tova Dvorin, 12/31/2014, 6:16 PM

Obama Not Ruling Out Opening Embassy in Iran

"I never say never," says President Obama when asked whether he could envision opening an embassy in Iran.Elad Benari, 12/30/2014, 5:12 AM

Top Iranian Official: Obama Begs to Meet Rouhani

Khamenei office official boasts that Obama is 'knocking on every door' just to meet Hassan Rouhani, and that it 'demonstrates strength.'Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 2:30 PM

Iran Charges WaPo Reporter Held For 137 Days

Correspondent stationed in Tehran since 2008 arrested in July on unspecified charges, is still in custody. Family: Iran breaks its own laws.Tova Dvorin, 12/8/2014, 10:06 AM

White House Won't Comment on Obama Letter

White House spokesman says policy toward Iran remains unchanged, refuses to address report that Obama wrote to Khamenei.Elad Benari, 11/7/2014, 6:16 AM

Iran Amused as Kerry's Jet Breaks Down in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister chuckles at 'irony' as fuel-tank problems forced top diplomat to fly home on commercial airliner.Arutz Sheva, 10/16/2014, 9:42 PM

Iran Considering New Proposal on Nuclear Program

U.S. and Iran reportedly discussing leaving much of Tehran's enriching machines in place but disconnected from uranium feeds.Ben Ariel, 9/21/2014, 5:12 AM

Khamenei: U.S. Has 'Dirty Hands'

Iran’s Supreme Leader says his country rejected a U.S. request for cooperation against the “Islamic State”.Ben Ariel, 9/16/2014, 5:12 AM

Herzog Assured U.S. Won't Back Down on Iran

Opposition leader meets White House officials who tell him that Washington will not compromise on Iran’s nuclear program.Elad Benari, 9/10/2014, 5:15 AM

U.S. Has 'No Plans' for Action With Iran

State Department clarifies that U.S. has no plans for any military coordination with Iran in the fight against Islamic State.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/6/2014, 1:20 AM

U.S. and Iranian Official Hold Talks in Geneva

U.S. and Iranian officials meet for a second day of negotiations as they work towards a full nuclear deal.Ben Ariel, Canada, 9/6/2014, 12:04 AM