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Biden weighing unfreezing $1 billion for Iran

Biden weighing unfreezing $1 billion for Iran

Sources say Biden administration is weighing unfreezing $1 billion in Iranian funds that the country could use for humanitarian relief.Elad Benari, 07/05/2021 02:14
Iranian nuclear negotiator: Sanctions on oil, banks and most individuals will be lifted

Iranian nuclear negotiator: Sanctions on oil, banks and most individuals will be lifted

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator says Tehran expects US sanctions on oil, banks and most individuals and institutions to be lifted.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/05/2021 06:50
US National Security Adviser: Talks with Iran are in 'an unclear place'

US National Security Adviser: Talks with Iran are in 'an unclear place'

US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan says it is still uncertain if an agreement with Iran will be reached.Elad Benari, Canada, 01/05/2021 00:07
State Department: Talks with Iran not on cusp of a breakthrough

State Department: Talks with Iran not on cusp of a breakthrough

State Department spokesperson Ned Price says there is no agreement yet regarding a US return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.Elad Benari, 30/04/2021 06:11
Biden's security adviser: US and Israel have a policy of 'no surprises'

Biden's security adviser: US and Israel have a policy of 'no surprises'

White House national security adviser: US and Israel disagree about Iran deal but have an understanding to ensure there are "no surprises".Elad Benari, 29/04/2021 04:39
Report: Biden considering wholesale rollback of sanctions on Iran

Report: Biden considering wholesale rollback of sanctions on Iran

Biden administration considering a near wholesale rollback of sanctions in a bid to get Iran to return to compliance with 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/04/2021 01:02
US, Israeli officials discuss concerns over Iran's nuclear program

US, Israeli officials discuss concerns over Iran's nuclear program

US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan meets Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat and Israeli Ambassador Gilad Erdan.Elad Benari, 28/04/2021 00:53
Russia: Iran nuclear deal safeguards Israel's security needs

Russia: Iran nuclear deal safeguards Israel's security needs

Head of Russian delegation to nuclear talks: We believe nuclear deal will correspond with the security interests of all states.Ben Ariel, 27/04/2021 05:33
Mysterious audio leak of Iran's FM: Russia tried to prevent deal

Mysterious audio leak of Iran's FM: Russia tried to prevent deal

Experts say a leaked interview of Iran's FM Javad Zarif that has set off a firestorm in the country couldn't have come at a worse time.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/04/2021 21:23
Israeli officials to stress objection to US return to Iran deal

Israeli officials to stress objection to US return to Iran deal

Netanyahu instructs Israeli delegation that will visit Washington next week to stress Israel’s objection to US return to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 23:52
'You would not see yourselves bound by any agreement if you faced an existential threat'

'You would not see yourselves bound by any agreement if you faced an existential threat'

Israel’s Ambassador to the US and UN addresses Security Council, accuses UN of not acting to stop Iran's threats to Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 19:20
Iran continues violating 2015 nuclear deal but US reportedly 'ready to lift sanctions'

Iran continues violating 2015 nuclear deal but US reportedly 'ready to lift sanctions'

Negotiations to return to 2015 nuclear pact continue in Vienna, as interim agreement appears at hand despite Tehran's breach of terms.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/04/2021 10:40
Official: US presented Iran with roadmap on sanctions relief

Official: US presented Iran with roadmap on sanctions relief

Senior State Department official says the US provided Iran with outline of sanctions it is prepared to remove.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 05:19
IAEA: Iran has installed extra advanced centrifuges in Natanz

IAEA: Iran has installed extra advanced centrifuges in Natanz

UN atomic watchdog says Iran has installed extra advanced centrifuges at its underground plant and plans to add even more.Elad Benari, 22/04/2021 01:00
Saudi Arabia: Iran should avoid escalation

Saudi Arabia: Iran should avoid escalation

Saudi Arabia calls on Iran to engage in negotiations over 2015 nuclear agreement and avoid escalation.Elad Benari, 21/04/2021 06:45
US and EU: More work needed to revive Iran deal

US and EU: More work needed to revive Iran deal

Meanwhile, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the "negotiations have achieved 60-70 percent progress."Elad Benari, 21/04/2021 06:01
Danon: US Jewish leaders must choose between supporting Iran deal or Israel

Danon: US Jewish leaders must choose between supporting Iran deal or Israel

Former Israeli Ambassador to the UN calls on Jewish leadership to stand with Israel in opposition to US return to Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/04/2021 22:01
Israel disappointed in US 'folding' to Iran

Israel disappointed in US 'folding' to Iran

Jerusalem believes US has agreed to return to 2015 deal with no changes, compensate Iran for Trump sanctions.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 08:48
Iranian official confirms progress in nuclear talks

Iranian official confirms progress in nuclear talks

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister says "new understanding" appears to be taking shape in talks regarding US return to 2015 deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/04/2021 06:07
Report: US asked Israel to cut down 'chatter' on Iran

Report: US asked Israel to cut down 'chatter' on Iran

US officials reportedly demanded that Israel cut down the "chatter" concerning alleged attacks on Iran's nuclear facilities.Elad Benari, Canada, 17/04/2021 00:23
IAEA: Iran almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity

IAEA: Iran almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity

UN atomic watchdog says Iran is almost ready to start enriching uranium to 60% purity at Natanz.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 06:40
Blinken: Iran's uranium enrichment is 'provocative'

Blinken: Iran's uranium enrichment is 'provocative'

Secretary of State blasts Iran’s announcement that it intends to begin enriching uranium at 60% purity.Elad Benari, 15/04/2021 03:58
US still committed to nuclear negotiations with Iran

US still committed to nuclear negotiations with Iran

White House criticizes Tehran's "provocative" statement that it will ramp up uranium enrichment but says it remains committed to talks.Elad Benari, 14/04/2021 05:36
Question marks may disrupt nomination of Biden selection for top role in Pentagon

Question marks may disrupt nomination of Biden selection for top role in Pentagon

Pro-Israel groups had previously raised concerns regarding Colin Kahl’s role in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 13/04/2021 17:21
IAEA flags new Iran breach of 2015 nuclear deal

IAEA flags new Iran breach of 2015 nuclear deal

UN atomic watchdog's new report describes a breach related to Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/04/2021 06:04
Little progress made in talks on Iran nuclear deal

Little progress made in talks on Iran nuclear deal

Talks aimed at bringing US back into 2015 nuclear deal with Iran end in Vienna without progress.Elad Benari, Canada, 09/04/2021 21:43
US plays down expectations for talks with Iran

US plays down expectations for talks with Iran

State Department spokesman: Talks with Iran were positive but we should not allow expectations to outpace where we are.Elad Benari, 09/04/2021 06:12
State Department: US prepared to remove sanctions on Iran

State Department: US prepared to remove sanctions on Iran

State Department spokesman: We are prepared to take the steps necessary to return to compliance with the Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 08/04/2021 06:41
Mossad chief to visit US, discuss Iran

Mossad chief to visit US, discuss Iran

Yossi Cohen to meet senior US administration officials, discuss Iran's attempts to hide information on its nuclear program.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/04/2021 06:15
Netanyahu: Nuclear deal that paves the way for Iran will not bind us

Netanyahu: Nuclear deal that paves the way for Iran will not bind us

Prime Minister at Yad Vashem: History has taught us that appeasement agreements are worthless.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/04/2021 21:17
Danon: US will lose all leverage if it returns to Iran nuclear deal

Danon: US will lose all leverage if it returns to Iran nuclear deal

World Likud chairman and former Israeli Ambassador to the UN warns Biden Admin. against returning to 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/04/2021 20:30
US ready to review key sanctions on Iran

US ready to review key sanctions on Iran

State Department spokesman: US ready to review key sanctions on Iran if it comes into compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 06/04/2021 04:41
Iranian official reiterates: No direct or indirect talks with US

Iranian official reiterates: No direct or indirect talks with US

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi: Iran will not accept any step-by-step plan to revive the 2015 nuclear agreement.Elad Benari, 05/04/2021 05:39
White House press secretary Jen Psaki: US in talks on return to Iran nuclear deal

White House press secretary Jen Psaki: US in talks on return to Iran nuclear deal

White House press secretary says officials will participate in meetings with signatories to Iran Deal, marking significant policy reversal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 12:29
Former Chief of IDF Intelligence: Biden Admin. is hostile to Netanyahu

Former Chief of IDF Intelligence: Biden Admin. is hostile to Netanyahu

Former IDF Chief of Defense Intelligence, Maj. Gen. (Res.) Yadlin, says Israel will have difficulty influencing content of new Iran deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 04/04/2021 10:10
Iran rejects any talks with US

Iran rejects any talks with US

Iran says it will not hold any meeting with the US during session in Vienna next week with the remaining participants in 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 02/04/2021 20:15
'Biden must prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons'

'Biden must prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons'

Israel needs to insist that the US administration not return to the previous nuclear deal.Jay Shapiro, 02/04/2021 18:52
Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Iran and world powers to discuss nuclear agreement

Officials from Iran, China, Russia, France, Germany and Britain will meet virtually to discuss possible US return to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 04:35
IAEA: Iran enriching uranium with new batch of advanced centrifuges

IAEA: Iran enriching uranium with new batch of advanced centrifuges

New IAEA report finds Iran is again breaching its 2015 deal with world powers.Elad Benari, 02/04/2021 01:15
Top Iranian general: We don't need a nuclear deal

Top Iranian general: We don't need a nuclear deal

IRGC Commander General Hossein Salami: Sanctions have been imposed on us, but their impact on our economy is rapidly fading.Elad Benari, 31/03/2021 06:40
Officials: US open to discussing wider deal with Iran

Officials: US open to discussing wider deal with Iran

Western officials believe Iran may wish to discuss a wider road map to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 31/03/2021 04:58
Report: Biden to offer Iran some sanctions relief

Report: Biden to offer Iran some sanctions relief

Sources say Biden will ask Iran to halt some of its nuclear activities in exchange for some relief from US economic sanctions.Elad Benari, 30/03/2021 04:39
US senators to Biden: Iran agreement should address other issues too

US senators to Biden: Iran agreement should address other issues too

43 senators from both parties call on Biden to work toward international agreement that addresses issues beyond just Iran's nuclear program.Elad Benari, 26/03/2021 05:33
Khamenei: The US promises have no credibility

Khamenei: The US promises have no credibility

Iran's Supreme Leader: The US will only return to its commitments under 2015 deal once Washington fully removes the sanctions.Elad Benari, 22/03/2021 04:10
IAEA: Iran enriching uranium with advanced centrifuge

IAEA: Iran enriching uranium with advanced centrifuge

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran has started enriching uranium at Natanz plant with second type of advanced centrifuge.Elad Benari, 17/03/2021 02:15
White House national security adviser: US and Iran holding indirect diplomacy

White House national security adviser: US and Iran holding indirect diplomacy

White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan reveals the US and Iran have begun indirect diplomacy on 2015 Iran deal.Elad Benari, Canada, 12/03/2021 22:54
US: We will not offer Iran unilateral incentives

US: We will not offer Iran unilateral incentives

State Department spokesman: We will not offer Iran unilateral incentives to persuade it to resume compliance with nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 12/03/2021 05:21
Report: Informal US-Iran talks to start soon

Report: Informal US-Iran talks to start soon

Biden Administration reportedly set to begin informal negotiations to return to 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran.Gary Willig, 11/03/2021 19:17
140 lawmakers to Biden: Take 'comprehensive' approach to Iran

140 lawmakers to Biden: Take 'comprehensive' approach to Iran

Bipartisan group of 140 House lawmakers say new agreement with Iran should address other threats besides the nuclear one.Elad Benari, 11/03/2021 04:10
Irish FM calls for 'engagement with all key players' in Iran deal

Irish FM calls for 'engagement with all key players' in Iran deal

Irish Foreign Minister says "engagement with all the key players" in 2015 nuclear agreement is required in order to revive the deal.Elad Benari, 10/03/2021 04:37
Rouhani to Europe: Avoid threats in negotiations with Iran

Rouhani to Europe: Avoid threats in negotiations with Iran

Iran's President meets Irish Foreign Minister, says the best way to solve problems is negotiations based on mutual respect.Elad Benari, 08/03/2021 06:06
Irish Foreign Minister to meet Iranian President

Irish Foreign Minister to meet Iranian President

Ireland’s Foreign Minister Simon Coveney to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to discuss 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/03/2021 06:06
Will Biden prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons?

Will Biden prevent Iran from getting nuclear weapons?

Israel needs to insist that the US administration not return to the previous nuclear deal.Jay Shapiro, 05/03/2021 17:22
European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

European countries drop planned condemnation of Iran

France, Britain and Germany dropped resolution criticizing Iran for suspending some IAEA inspections.Elad Benari, 05/03/2021 03:30
US, Iran in 'tug of war' for leverage in nuclear deal

US, Iran in 'tug of war' for leverage in nuclear deal

Iran continues making military provocations and claiming the US must rescind sanctions before a return to negotiating table.ILTV, 02/03/2021 22:30
European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

European countries to seek condemnation of Iran

Britain, France and Germany will put forward a resolution condemning Iran's suspension of UN nuclear inspections.Elad Benari, 02/03/2021 04:16
Iran to install new centrifuges at nuclear facilities

Iran to install new centrifuges at nuclear facilities

Atomic Energy Organization of Iran to install new generations of centrifuges at Fordow and Natanz facilities.Elad Benari, 01/03/2021 06:06