Latest Iran nuclear deal News

Biden juggles Iran nuke talks as Iranian repression grows

Oct. 05, 2022 15:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has hit back at Iran over the government’s brutal crackdown on antigovernment protests. He’s praised the “brave women of Iran” for demanding basic rights and signaled that he'll announce more sanctions against those responsible for violence against...

US sanctions traders of Iranian oil as nuclear talks stall

Sep. 29, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Thursday imposed sanctions on a group of firms it says have played a critical role in shipping sanctioned Iranian oil. The State Department designated two Chinese companies, and Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control hit a network of companies...

Biden: Russia's Ukraine abuses 'make your blood run cold'

Sep. 21, 2022 22:09 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Joe Biden declared at the United Nations on Wednesday that Russia has “shamelessly violated the core tenets” of the international body with its war in Ukraine as he summoned nations around the globe to stand firm in backing the Ukrainian resistance. ...

With Ukraine nuke plant in peril, UN tries to broker safety

Sep. 21, 2022 21:38 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency said Wednesday he met with Ukraine's and Russia's foreign ministers in a bid to establish a safety and security zone around a nuclear plant in southeastern Ukraine that is Europe's largest. The Zaporizhzhia power plant has faced...

Iran says it's ready for new nuclear deal but asks if US is

Sep. 21, 2022 18:40 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s president insisted Wednesday that his country is serious about reviving a deal meant to prevent it from acquiring a nuclear bomb but questioned whether Tehran could trust America's commitment to any eventual accord. The U.S. had already “trampled”...

EXPLAINER: What kept Iran protests going after first spark?

Sep. 21, 2022 08:33 AM EDT

Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country's strictly enforced Islamic dress code. The death of Mahsa Amini, who had been picked up for her allegedly loose headscarf, or hijab, has...

One year later, growing global perils as Biden returns to UN

Sep. 20, 2022 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden is confronting no shortage of difficult issues as he travels to New York for the annual gathering of world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly. The Russian war in Ukraine is at a critical juncture. European fears that a recession could be just...

French foreign minister urges Iran: Accept nuclear deal

Sep. 19, 2022 21:05 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — France’s foreign minister on Monday urged Iran to take the last offer on the table to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, saying the window of opportunity “is about to close." A high-ranking European Union official said he didn't expect any progress on the issue this week at...

Germany's Scholz sees no imminent nuclear deal with Iran

Sep. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz made clear Monday that he doesn't expect an agreement with Iran in the immediate future to restore Tehran's tattered nuclear deal with world powers, though he said there's no reason for Iran not to sign up and European countries would remain...

France, Germany, Britain press Iran on renewed nuclear deal

Sep. 10, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — France, Germany and Britain have urged Iran to agree to a proposed relaunch of the agreement limiting its nuclear program, saying final texts of a deal have been readied but Iran “has chosen not to seize this critical diplomatic opportunity.” The...