Iran nuclear deal talks to resume on Saturday – Iranian official

Abbas Araqchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs. (Kyodo) June 11, 2021 Talks between Iran and world powers on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal will resume in Vienna on Saturday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Friday. “The participants are expected to continue consultations on the possible [...]

By |June 11th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

European powers warn Iran over nuclear violations

Iran announced in 2019 it would begin taking steps beyond JCPOA limits in response to draconian sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump. (AFP) Jun 11, 2021 The ‘E3’ − France, Germany the United Kingdom −  Wednesday voiced deep concern(link is external) at Iran’s “continued violations” of limits set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear agreement with [...]

By |June 11th, 2021|Europe|

Merkel needs to end support for terrorist Iran’s regime

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, May 2, 2018. (REUTERS) By Benjamin Weinthal Jun 11, 2021 When it comes to matching words with action against the Islamic Republic of Iran, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the country’s political class have their heads deep in the sand. In a jaw-dropping May editorial on the [...]

By |June 11th, 2021|Europe, Opinions On Iran|

In rare move, Iran sends warships on lengthy Atlantic voyage

The ships, now in the North Atlantic, already have undertaken the Iranian navy’s longest and most challenging voyage. (AP) June 10, 2021 Iran has dispatched two warships to the Atlantic Ocean, a rare mission to demonstrate the country’s maritime power, state TV reported Thursday, without specifying the vessels’ final destination. The new domestically [...]

By |June 10th, 2021|Europe, North America|

Satellite images of Iran nuclear site raise alarms as IAEA meets in Vienna

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria. (Reuters) June 10, 2021 During a crucial IAEA board meeting in Vienna, the U.S. accused Iran of violating the very nuclear deal that U.S. negotiators are trying to reinstate. "Since this Board last met, Iran has also exceeded [...]

By |June 10th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran’s networks of influence in Britain revealed by think tank report

The IHRC organises an annual rally in London for Al-Quds Day, a festival created by Iran’s late revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. (Shutterstock) By Tim Stickings June 9, 2021 Iran has amassed considerable soft power in Britain through a series of political and religious networks, a think tank report has found. The Henry Jackson Society [...]

By |June 9th, 2021|Europe|

Iran says its stance at nuclear talks not to change after presidential vote

Iran's government spokesman Ali Rabiei speaks in a press briefing in Tehran, Iran. (AP) June 8, 2021 Iran’s policy in talks with world powers to revive Tehran’s 2015 nuclear accord will remain unchanged after its June 18 presidential election because the issue is decided by its highest leadership, a government spokesman said on [...]

By |June 8th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran nuclear deal rescue needs more time, envoys say ahead of fresh talks

Iran nuclear - Centrifuge machines in the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in central Iran, Nov 5, 2019. (AP) June 8, 2021 A host of barriers to the revival of Iran's nuclear deal remain firmly in place ahead of talks due to resume this week between Tehran and world powers, suggesting a return to [...]

By |June 8th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iran diplomat criticizes latest report by UN nuclear watchdog

Iran's ambassador to the U.N. nuclear watchdog Kazem Gharibabadi (R) leaves after the meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission, in Vienna, May 7, 2021. (REUTERS) June 8, 2021 Iran’s representative at international organizations in Vienna has criticized the latest report by the head of UN nuclear watchdog on lack of cooperation by Tehran [...]

By |June 8th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Good time for a timeout in the Iran nuclear talks

U.S. Iran envoy Robert Malley. (Getty) By Benjamin Weinthal and Alireza Nader June 8, 2021 With the U.S. moving at an astonishingly fast pace to re-enter the complex 2015 Iran nuclear deal, it is time for wiser heads to prevail. As negotiators hit pause on the talks this week, over unresolved points of [...]

By |June 8th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|