Latest Iran nuclear deal News

Iran bypasses Hormuz Strait to export crude oil

Jul. 22, 2021 05:07 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran Thursday began exporting crude oil for the first time in the Gulf of Oman, bypassing the strategic Strait of Hormuz. During a ceremony marking the inauguration of the project, President Hassan Rouhani called the plan “strategic.” ...

US hits Iran for delay in nuclear and prisoner swap talks

Jul. 17, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration lashed out at Iran on Saturday for accusing it of delaying a proposed prisoner swap to force a quick resumption of indirect nuclear talks. The State Department slammed as “outrageous” comments made by Iran’s deputy...

Iran's president warns weapons-grade enrichment possible

Jul. 14, 2021 04:54 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's outgoing president on Wednesday warned his country could enrich uranium at weapons-grade levels of 90% if it chose, though it still wanted to save its tattered nuclear deal with world powers. President Hassan Rouhani's comments, carried by...

After US denied deal, Iran says prisoner swap talks ongoing

Jul. 13, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's government spokesman said Tuesday that talks with the United States about a prisoner exchange are still ongoing, two months after Washington denied an Iranian report that deals had been struck. The official IRNA news agency quoted Cabinet...

European powers decry latest nuclear move by Iran

Jul. 06, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany, France and Britain are voicing “grave concern” over a further move by Iran that they say is a serious violation of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, warning that it threatens the outcome of talks aimed at bringing the United States...

Iran accuses Israel of June attack on civilian nuclear site

Jul. 06, 2021 08:14 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran accused Israel on Tuesday of mounting a sabotage attack on a nuclear facility near Tehran last month, the country's state-run news agency reported as authorities acknowledged for the first time that the mysterious assault had caused structural damage...

France, Germany, China push to revive Iran nuclear talks

Jul. 05, 2021 11:33 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed there is “a window of opportunity” now for talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, the French presidency said. The three leaders, who...

US and Iran show no move to put nuclear deal back on track

Jun. 30, 2021 16:25 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations, European Union and many Security Council members urged the United States and Iran on Wednesday to quickly put the 2015 nuclear deal aimed at reining in Tehran’s nuclear program back on track, but neither side showed any sign of movement toward an...

New Israeli foreign minister in the UAE on 1st state visit

Jun. 29, 2021 14:07 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s foreign minister kicked off the highest-level visit by an Israeli official to the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday, nine months after the two countries established relations in a deal brokered by the United States. Foreign...

Biden tells Israel president he won't tolerate nuclear Iran

Jun. 28, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden sought to assure Israel that he would not tolerate a nuclear Iran as he met with outgoing Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday amid a major shakeup in Israeli politics and growing angst in Tel Aviv over the U.S. administration's effort to reenter...