Rouhani: We Can be Friends with the Americans

Iranian President says the enmity with the United States can turn into friendship if both sides make an effort.Elad Benari, 1/23/2014, 1:15 AM

US Officially Approves Waiver to Lift Sanctions on Iran

It's official: the US approves waiver of select sanctions in Iran, claims Iran has begun curbing nuclear program.Tova Dvorin, 1/21/2014, 3:45 AM

Video: Khamenei Says U.S. is Greatest Violator of Human Rights

MEMRI translates Iranian Supreme Leader's speech from last week, during which he referred to the United States as “Satan.”Elad Benari, 1/13/2014, 6:15 AM

Iran Sanctions Bill Continues to Gain Steam in the Senate

59 senators back new sanctions on Iran, one short of the number of votes needed to pass it.Elad Benari, Canada, 1/10/2014, 9:47 PM

'Nuclear Bomb Necessary to Put Down Israel'

Iranian cleric and lawmaker reveals that Iran 'needs' a nuclear weapon to 'wipe Israel off the map'; also reveals US 'need' for Iran deal.Tova Dvorin, 1/7/2014, 1:13 AM

Upcoming: Informative Conference on Iran

Middle East Awareness groups to sponsor free conference on Iran, Hassan Rouhani, Iran-US relations on Capitol Hill Wednesday.Tova Dvorin, 1/6/2014, 10:10 PM

Menendez: Time to Ready Tough Sanctions Bill on Iran

Democratic senator is ruffled by Iran's statement on producing advanced centrifuges.Gil Ronen, 12/29/2013, 9:11 PM

Senators Demanding Answers on Secret Talks with Iran

Lawmakers are raising questions about the secret U.S. diplomacy with Iran that led to last month's nuclear breakthrough.Elad Benari, 12/12/2013, 4:15 AM

Senators Still Pushing for New Iran Sanctions

U.S. senators are working to pass new sanctions on Iran by end of December, are not buying Obama's warnings.Elad Benari, 12/3/2013, 6:15 AM

US Gave Iran Antiquity to Resume Talks

LA Times reports that in September, US diplomats returned an ancient Iranian chalice to officials in a bid to resume talks.Tova Dvorin, 12/1/2013, 9:07 AM

Washington Post Critical of Iran-West Deal

The deal with Iran "makes several major concessions to Tehran," warns the Washington Post.Elad Benari, 12/1/2013, 5:46 AM

Poll: 44% of Americans Support Iran Deal

Americans back the deal with Iran by a 2-to-1 margin, but also say U.S. should use military power to protect Israel.Elad Benari, 11/27/2013, 4:46 AM

U.S.: New Sanctions Will Thwart Diplomatic Talks with Iran

U.S. administration warns lawmakers that passing new sanctions on Iran would jeopardize negotiations on its nuclear program.Elad Benari, 11/27/2013, 1:14 AM

US: Eased Sanctions Only Marginally Help Iranian Economy

Official: 'this package is really quite modest and economically insignificant.'Tova Dvorin, 11/26/2013, 11:31 AM

Iran Claims U.S. Has Released Some Blocked Assets

The Iranian government claims that the U.S. released $8 billion in blocked assets. State Department: Not true.Elad Benari, 11/26/2013, 4:46 AM

Revealed: U.S., Iran Held Secret Talks for Months

AP reveals that the deal between Iran and the West was made possible due to secret talks between the United States and Iran.Elad Benari, 11/25/2013, 5:44 AM

Kerry Challenges Critics: Do You Have a Better Idea?

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says experts agree Iran deal was the best option available.Maayana Miskin, 11/24/2013, 3:33 PM

Erdan: What does Kerry Want Us to Wait For?

Minister responds to Kerry’s criticism: Should we cry out only when the sword is at our necks?Maayana Miskin, 11/14/2013, 1:39 PM

Kerry’s Fear: Naftali Bennett

Kerry advice to senators to ‘ignore Israel’ part of desperate attempt to counter Bennett’s pro-sanctions campaign.Maayana Miskin, 11/14/2013, 11:52 AM

OU Concerned by Obama’s Backtrack on Iran

Orthodox Jewish group voices concern over Obama’s new policy on Iran.Maayana Miskin, 11/12/2013, 5:32 PM

Report: U.S. to Allow Iran to Continue Enriching

U.S. proposal to Iran would allow it to continue enriching uranium at low levels, says Telegraph.Elad Benari, 11/8/2013, 1:14 AM

Iran: Anti-US Billboards Removed

Government’s apparent attempts to quiet anti-U.S. rhetoric angers supporters of hard line.Arutz Sheva, 10/29/2013, 9:46 AM

U.S.: Iran Showed 'Seriousness' in Geneva Talks

Iran showed a greater level of "seriousness and substance" in nuclear talks, says White House spokesman.Elad Benari, 10/17/2013, 12:12 AM

U.S. Official: Breakthrough with Iran Won't Happen Overnight

Washington is ready to offer Iran relief from sanctions if Tehran addresses concerns over its nuclear work, says a senior U.S. official.Elad Benari, 10/15/2013, 3:46 AM

U.S. Official: We Are Ready to Talk to Iran

"The United States is ready to talk. We are ready to listen," says assistant secretary of state when referring to Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 10/10/2013, 3:44 AM

Obama Insulted the Iranian People, Says Iran's Foreign Minister

President Obama shouldn't have told PM Netanyahu that the military option was still on the table regarding Iran, says Mohammad Javad Zarif.Elad Benari, 10/6/2013, 4:56 AM

Report: Israel, Gulf States in Secret Talks over Iran

High-profile Israeli and Gulf diplomats held a series of meetings “overseen by Netanyahu.”Arutz Sheva, 10/5/2013, 8:15 PM

Obama: Iran 'a Year from Nuclear Weapon'

Ayatollah Khamenei: the U.S. government was not trustworthy and broke its promises.Gil Ronen, 10/5/2013, 7:22 PM

Iran Unhappy with Obama's Words to Netanyahu

Tehran's Foreign Ministry quotes mention of “military option,” demands "respect."Gil Ronen, 10/1/2013, 1:27 PM

Netanyahu's UN Speech 'Depends on Obama'

Prime Minister wants to hear what Obama has to say before deciding what to say to the world.Eliran Aharon, 9/30/2013, 10:07 AM

Netanyahu 'Set to Clear Iran's Smokescreen'

Prime Minister is in New York, preparing to meet Obama and storm the press with interviews, then address UN.Gil Ronen, 9/29/2013, 6:09 PM

Iranian Agent Leak 'Linked to Obama's Iran Overtures'

Security sources tell Channel 2 the leak was timed to coincide with warming of US-Iran relations, noting embassy photo.Gil Ronen, 9/29/2013, 5:24 PM

Eggs on Rouhani in Iran

200-300 supporters shouted: "Thank you Rouhani" but some 100 hardliners denounced his "softness."Arutz Sheva, 9/28/2013, 10:03 PM

Obama Speaks to Rouhani, Nukes Discussed

After Iranian refused to meet Obama at UN, he spoke with him on the phone for 15 minutes.Gil Ronen, 9/28/2013, 7:37 PM

Obama's UN Speech a Victory for Iran, Says Media

Obama's speech at the UN means a new path for Iran and isolation for Netanyahu, claims Iranian media.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/25/2013, 11:00 PM

Officials: Rouhani Refused Meeting with Obama

Iran's president turned down "an encounter" with Obama, say senior administration officials.Elad Benari, 9/25/2013, 3:16 AM

Obama: We Respect Iran’s Right to Nuclear Power

Obama supports supervised Iranian nuclear program, but warns against trying for nuclear weapons.Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2013, 6:44 PM

Kerry to Meet Iran's Foreign Minister

In the highest-level talks between the United States and Iran since the 1979 revolution, Kerry will meet with Iran's foreign minister.Elad Benari, 9/24/2013, 2:15 AM

Obama to Rouhani: Prove Your Nuclear Program is Peaceful

White House reveals the contents of the letter that President Barack Obama had sent Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/18/2013, 11:24 PM

Obama Willing to Test Rouhani's Moderate Statements

Obama says he wants to test whether Iran’s new president is serious when he says he wants to open a dialogue with the United States.Elad Benari, 9/18/2013, 4:42 AM

White House: Obama Won't Meet Rouhani

There are no plans for Obama and Iran's President to meet at the UN General Assembly, the White House says.Elad Benari, 9/17/2013, 5:13 AM

U.S.: The Ball is in Iran's Court

State Department responds to Rouhani's call for "serious" talks, says Iran needs to take steps to meet its international obligations.Elad Benari, 8/7/2013, 4:44 AM

Rouhani: We're Ready for 'Serious' Talks

Iran’s President says his country is ready for "serious" talks on its nuclear program, blasts U.S. calls for tougher sanctions.Elad Benari, 8/7/2013, 1:13 AM

Senators to Obama: Toughen the Sanctions on Iran

76 U.S. senators urge President Obama to impose tougher sanctions on Iran, even with "moderate" Rouhani in office.Elad Benari, 8/6/2013, 6:13 AM

U.S.: If Iran is Serious, We're a Willing Partner

Iran will find the United States a "willing partner" if Rouhani is prepared for serious talks on its nuclear program, says the White House.Elad Benari, 8/5/2013, 5:44 AM

Netanyahu Welcomes Tightening of U.S. Sanctions on Iran

"The House of Representatives has sent a clear message to Iran that international pressure will increase," says PM Netanyahu.Elad Benari, 8/2/2013, 5:12 AM

U.S. House Approves Tougher Sanctions on Iran

U.S. House votes 400-20 for a measure that would subject more Iranian goods and services to sanctions.Elad Benari, 8/1/2013, 4:16 AM

Khamenei: The U.S. Can't be Trusted

Iran's supreme leader says that talks with the U.S. are possible, but warns that Washington is "not trustworthy".Elad Benari, 7/22/2013, 5:42 AM

US Ex-General May Have Leaked News of Iran Cyber Attack

A former American general is under investigation for allegedly leaking details about the Stuxnet virus.Maayana Miskin, 6/28/2013, 12:47 PM

White House: Iran's New President Can Find a Partner in the U.S.

Iran's new president will find a partner in the U.S. if he comes clean on the nuclear program, says Obama's Chief of Staff.Elad Benari, 6/17/2013, 5:13 AM

Face-Off in Syria? Iran Sends 4,000 More Soldiers

Iran sends 4,000 new troops to boost Assad as Obama promises aid to rebels. Israel may be dragged in.Maayana Miskin, 6/16/2013, 10:20 AM

U.S. Allows Sales of Communications Equipment to Iranians

U.S. eases some of the sanctions on Iran in order to give Iranians access to Internet services and social media.Elad Benari, 5/31/2013, 5:42 AM

Netanyahu, Sen. Menendez, Talk Iran

Prime Minister tells key senator nuclear Iran is the greatest security threat to the United States.Gil Ronen, 5/29/2013, 7:42 PM

U.S. to Boycott Iran-Led Disarmament Conference

The U.S. says it will boycott meetings of the UN Conference on Disarmament when Iran takes over the body this month.Elad Benari, 5/14/2013, 5:42 AM

Israel 'Opting to Contain' Nuclear Iran?

Report in Sunday Times says U.S. is brokering a deal between Israel, Saudis, Jordan, Turkey and UAE.Gil Ronen, 5/5/2013, 4:32 PM

35 Former U.S. Officials to Obama: Talk Directly to Iran

Former U.S. officials call on the White House to initiate direct talks with Iran instead of relying solely on sanctions.Elad Benari, 4/18/2013, 4:46 AM

Iran's Supreme Leader: We're Open to Direct Talks with U.S.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei signals openness to U.S. offers to hold direct talks on his country's disputed nuclear drive.Elad Benari, 3/22/2013, 6:43 AM