• An Iran deal ten years late

    The only thing to lament about the agreement reached by Iran and the P5+1 (the UN Security Council's five permanent members – China, Britain, France, Russia, and the United States – plus Germany) in Vienna this month is that it was not signed and sealed a decade ago.

  • Iran's re-entry to the comity of nations

    The US Congress has 60 days to review the agreement. During that time, President Obama cannot lift the sanctions.

  • Landmark deal with Iran

    After the marathon 18-day Vienna talks a historic deal was signed on Tuesday between Iran and six global powers -- the US, Russia, China, Britain, France and Germany.

  • Iran nuclear agreement ‘reached’

    A deal on limiting Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions has been reached at talks in Vienna, diplomats say.

  • World powers in final push for Iran nuclear deal

    World powers race to clinch a landmark deal to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear bomb, with a source close to the marathon talks saying an agreement was "98-percent" completed.

  • 'Never threaten an Iranian!': How one diplomat's outburst blew up

    The weather is sultry and tempers are fraying during tense negotiations over Iran's nuclear programme - one particularly testy exchange sparked a rash of social media messages and memes.

  • Iran holds anti-Islamic State cartoon contest

    Not long after staging a cartoon contest satirizing the Holocaust, a group in Iran launched another event — this time, aimed at the Islamic State extremist group.

  • Italy coast guard rescues 70 Afghan, Iraqi migrants from crowded boat

    Seventy Afghan and Iraqi migrants have been rescued from a packed boat off the southeastern coast of Italy and brought to shore on Sunday

  • Fresh Syria talks to begin in Geneva

    Fresh efforts to revive peace talks on Syria is due to begin in Geneva.

  • IRAN AND SAUDI ARABIA

    THE airstrikes undertaken by a Saudi-led coalition against targets in Yemen may usher a new phase in one of the longest, most destructive, and most confused conflicts to affect the Middle East and much of the Muslim world: the Saudi-Iranian confrontation.

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