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Iran: US refused to release $10 billion of our frozen funds

Iran: US refused to release $10 billion of our frozen funds

Iran's FM says he insisted the US release Tehran's frozen funds as a sign of good will ahead of nuclear talks, but the US refused.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2021 03:13
Blinken: The ball remains in Iran's court

Blinken: The ball remains in Iran's court

Secretary of State warns again: Time running out for Iran to return to the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 01/10/2021 06:33
US to Iran: Allow UN inspectors access

US to Iran: Allow UN inspectors access

US calls on Iran to stop denying UN nuclear watchdog access to a workshop making centrifuge parts or face diplomatic retaliation.Elad Benari, Canada, 27/09/2021 23:20
Iran: We'll return to nuclear negotiations 'very soon'

Iran: We'll return to nuclear negotiations 'very soon'

Iran’s Foreign Minister says country will return to nuclear negotiations but also expresses skepticism about Biden’s real intentions.Elad Benari, Canada, 25/09/2021 00:39
US official: Window still open to revive Iran nuclear deal

US official: Window still open to revive Iran nuclear deal

Senior US official says window is still open to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but won't be forever.Elad Benari, 24/09/2021 05:41
Iran warns US: Don't continue Trump's mentality

Iran warns US: Don't continue Trump's mentality

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman: US administration should know the continuation of Trump's mentality will result in "maximum failure."Elad Benari, Canada, 07/09/2021 01:05
Iran to US: Stop your addiction to sanctions

Iran to US: Stop your addiction to sanctions

Iran livid after US sanctions four Iranians who plotted to kidnap American journalist of Iranian descent.Arutz Sheva Staff, 05/09/2021 04:54
US sanctions four Iranians who plotted to kidnap journalist

US sanctions four Iranians who plotted to kidnap journalist

Treasury announces sanctions on four Iranian intelligence operatives behind failed plot to kidnap Iranian-American journalist.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/09/2021 23:41
Top US negotiator: We can't wait forever for Iran

Top US negotiator: We can't wait forever for Iran

US envoy Robert Malley makes clear that the Biden administration “can’t wait forever” for Iran to restart nuclear talks.Elad Benari, Canada, 03/09/2021 20:43
Iran: Nuclear talks won't resume for another two to three months

Iran: Nuclear talks won't resume for another two to three months

Iranian Foreign Minister says stalled talks aimed at reviving 2015 deal with world powers unlikely to resume anytime soon.Elad Benari, 02/09/2021 00:03
Iran: We won't accept negotiations for the sake of negotiations

Iran: We won't accept negotiations for the sake of negotiations

Iran's Foreign Minister: Negotiations must be aimed at serving the interests of the Iranian people, US must speak to us with respect.Elad Benari, 01/09/2021 05:00
Iran: We'll downscale nuclear activities if US complies with 2015 deal

Iran: We'll downscale nuclear activities if US complies with 2015 deal

Iranian Foreign Ministry says Iran will downscale its nuclear activities only if US fully returns to 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 31/08/2021 06:41
Former Ambassador joins State Department's Iran team

Former Ambassador joins State Department's Iran team

Dan Shapiro joins State Department's Iran team as a senior adviser, will engage in discussions with PM Bennett's office.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/08/2021 04:10
Iranian official: Biden illegally threatened us

Iranian official: Biden illegally threatened us

Senior Iranian security official responds to Biden's remarks to Bennett regarding the talks with Iran on a return to the nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/08/2021 06:48
US officials: We'll consider other means if Iran talks fail

US officials: We'll consider other means if Iran talks fail

Biden administration officials say US will consider using other means to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapons should talks fail.Elad Benari, 26/08/2021 05:05
US envoy: We're preparing contingency plans if Iran talks fail

US envoy: We're preparing contingency plans if Iran talks fail

Special envoy Robert Malley says US and European allies could sanction Iran if talks on return to 2015 nuclear deal fail.Elad Benari, 20/08/2021 05:59
US: Iran should return to negotiations on nuclear deal

US: Iran should return to negotiations on nuclear deal

United States voices alarm over IAEA report which stated that Iran is producing uranium metal.Elad Benari, 17/08/2021 06:41
US urges Iranian President to resume nuclear talks

US urges Iranian President to resume nuclear talks

US urges Ebrahim Raisi to return to talks on both nations resuming compliance with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 06/08/2021 04:35
White House spokesperson: Israel will make its own decisions

White House spokesperson: Israel will make its own decisions

White House press secretary says the Iranian attack on Israeli-managed ship will not affect nuclear negotiations with Iran.Elad Benari, 03/08/2021 05:07
US pessimistic about chances of restoring Iran nuclear deal

US pessimistic about chances of restoring Iran nuclear deal

Officials in the Biden administration have turned sharply pessimistic about their chances of quickly restoring the 2015 nuclear deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/08/2021 06:15
Report: US to sanction Iran’s drones and guided missiles

Report: US to sanction Iran’s drones and guided missiles

US officials say a sanctions campaign is planned against Iran’s capabilities for precision strikes using drones and guided missiles.Elad Benari, 30/07/2021 06:37
Blinken: Talks with Iran cannot go on indefinitely

Blinken: Talks with Iran cannot go on indefinitely

Secretary of State: We're committed to diplomacy, but this process cannot go on indefinitely. The ball remains in Iran's court.Elad Benari, 30/07/2021 04:31
US official: Iran won't get a better deal

US official: Iran won't get a better deal

Senior US official says the window for reaching a deal with Iran won't be open for much longer.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/07/2021 06:11
US condemns Iran's crackdown on protesters

US condemns Iran's crackdown on protesters

State Department spokesperson: The Iranian people have a right to voice their frustrations and hold their government accountable.Elad Benari, 29/07/2021 04:44
Iran: Nuclear talks will continue after Raisi takes office

Iran: Nuclear talks will continue after Raisi takes office

Iran's Foreign Ministry says Iran's policy on a return to 2015 deal will not change under the new administration.Elad Benari, 20/07/2021 06:41
US blasts 'outrageous' comments by Iran

US blasts 'outrageous' comments by Iran

Biden administration lashes out at Iran for accusing the US of delaying prisoner swap to force a quick resumption of indirect nuclear talks.Arutz Sheva Staff, 18/07/2021 05:57
Facebook disrupts Iran-based espionage operation

Facebook disrupts Iran-based espionage operation

Social media network says the Iran-based espionage operation targeted defense and aerospace workers in Europe and the United States.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/07/2021 00:57
Iran claims: US willing to lift major sanctions

Iran claims: US willing to lift major sanctions

Iranian government claiming that Biden is prepared to lift major sanctions as part of nuclear talks.Elad Benari, 15/07/2021 02:29
US: Iranian intelligence agents charged in plot to kidnap journalist

US: Iranian intelligence agents charged in plot to kidnap journalist

Justice Department announces charges against four Iranian intelligence agents and co-conspirator who plotted to kidnap a journalist.Arutz Sheva Staff, 14/07/2021 02:02
US will not impose deadline on talks with Iran

US will not impose deadline on talks with Iran

State Department spokesman: It is up to Iran to determine when nuclear talks will resume.Elad Benari, 13/07/2021 05:22
Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid meets US Secretary of State: I know we can count on you

Lapid to Blinken: We believe the way to discuss disagreements is through direct conversations.Ido Ben Porat, 28/06/2021 03:06
Iran condemns US 'interference' in its affairs

Iran condemns US 'interference' in its affairs

Iran accuses of US interfering in its affairs, after the State Department said last week's presidential election was neither free nor fair.Elad Benari, 23/06/2021 05:30
White House: Biden has no plans to meet Iran's new president

White House: Biden has no plans to meet Iran's new president

White House press secretary clarifies Biden currently has no plans to meet with Ebrahim Raisi.Elad Benari, 21/06/2021 23:57
US: Iranians were denied a free and fair electoral process

US: Iranians were denied a free and fair electoral process

State Department says indirect talks with Iran will continue despite Iranians not getting a "free and fair electoral process".Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/06/2021 05:57
Iranian presidential candidate willing to meet Biden

Iranian presidential candidate willing to meet Biden

Former Iranian Central Bank chief says he’d be willing to meet US President but “America needs to send better and stronger signals”.Elad Benari, 10/06/2021 05:15
Blinken: Hundreds of sanctions will remain even if US returns to nuclear deal

Blinken: Hundreds of sanctions will remain even if US returns to nuclear deal

Secretary of State says "hundreds" of US sanctions will remain on Iran even if the United States rejoins the 2015 nuclear deal.Elad Benari, 09/06/2021 03:08
US expects sixth round of indirect talks with Iran

US expects sixth round of indirect talks with Iran

State Department spokesman says hurdles remain in talks to return Iran to compliance with 2015 agreement.Elad Benari, 04/06/2021 05:01
US vessel fires warning shots at Iranian boats

US vessel fires warning shots at Iranian boats

13 Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy boats approach seven US vessels in Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 11/05/2021 05:07
Iran: US must remove the banking sanctions against us

Iran: US must remove the banking sanctions against us

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran calls on to remove banking sanctions against the Islamic Republic.Ben Ariel, 10/05/2021 06:41
Biden: Iran is approaching nuclear talks seriously

Biden: Iran is approaching nuclear talks seriously

Comments come as world powers hold fourth round of high-level talks aimed at bringing US back into the nuclear deal with Iran.Elad Benari, Canada, 08/05/2021 00:37
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
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 military ship fires warning shots at IRGC vessels in the Gulf

US military ship fires warning shots at IRGC vessels in the Gulf

US military says one of its ships fired warning shots after three vessels from Revolutionary Guard came close to it in the Gulf.Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 23:31
Kerry denies giving Iranian FM info on Israeli actions in Syria

Kerry denies giving Iranian FM info on Israeli actions in Syria

Former Secretary of State says allegations that he informed Zarif of Israeli operations in Syria are "unequivocally false".Elad Benari, 27/04/2021 04:36
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
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
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
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
US, Israeli officials to hold second round of talks on Iran

US, Israeli officials to hold second round of talks on Iran

Top national security officials from the US and Israel will convene virtually on Tuesday for strategic talks on Iran.Elad Benari, 13/04/2021 04:04
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
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