Latest Iran nuclear deal News

British Council worker freed from Iranian prison, back in UK

Jan. 12, 2022 08:29 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian employee of the British Council detained for more than three years in Iran and sentenced to a decade in prison over widely criticized espionage charges has been freed and returned to the United Kingdom, the organization said Wednesday. ...

Iran displays missiles amid nuclear talks with world powers

Jan. 07, 2022 07:28 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran displayed three ballistic missiles at an outdoor prayer esplanade in central Tehran on Friday as talks in Vienna aimed at reviving Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers flounder. The missiles — known as Dezful, Qiam and Zolfaghar —...

Israeli PM says not opposed to 'good' nuclear deal with Iran

Dec. 28, 2021 11:13 AM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said Tuesday he is not opposed to a “good” nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, but voiced skepticism that such an outcome would emerge from the current negotiations. Bennett spoke a day after negotiators...

Iran presses on oil exports as nuclear talks resume

Dec. 27, 2021 13:45 PM EST

VIENNA (AP) — Negotiators from Iran and five world powers resumed negotiations Monday on restoring Tehran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal, with Iran insisting that the United States and its allies promise to allow it to export its crude oil. The latest round of talks in Vienna, the...

Iran says it fired 16 ballistic missiles during annual drill

Dec. 24, 2021 07:45 AM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s paramilitary Revolutionary Guard fired more than a dozen surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, the official IRNA news agency reported on Friday. The report said the Guard fired 16 missiles during an ongoing major military exercise across the...

Iraqi FM calls for direct Iran-US talks on nuclear deal

Dec. 23, 2021 13:44 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iraq's foreign minister on Thursday called for direct negotiations between Iran and the United States, Iranian media reported, a rare appeal just days before world powers are set to resume talks over the tattered nuclear accord in Vienna. Fuad Hussein spoke at a...

Talks on Iran nuclear deal to resume in Vienna on Monday

Dec. 23, 2021 09:14 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Negotiators from Iran and five world powers that are trying to revive a tattered 2015 nuclear deal will resume talks in Vienna next week, the European Union said Thursday. The talks were adjourned nearly a week ago after a round marked by tensions over new demands...

White House adviser seeks common Iran strategy with Israel

Dec. 22, 2021 14:12 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The United States and Israel need a “common strategy” as world powers negotiate a new nuclear deal with Iran, the White House's national security adviser said Wednesday. Jake Sullivan spoke ahead of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and...

Iran's Revolutionary Guard holds military drill amid tension

Dec. 20, 2021 12:48 PM EST

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard staged a major military exercise across the country's south on Monday amid heightened tensions over Tehran's nuclear program, state TV reported. The Guard’s aerospace division, ground troops and naval forces joined in...

Iran nuke talks adjourn, Europeans say pause disappointing

Dec. 17, 2021 18:34 PM EST

VIENNA (AP) — Talks aimed at salvaging Iran's tattered 2015 nuclear deal with world powers adjourned Friday to allow the Iranian negotiator to return home for consultations after a round marked by tensions over new demands from Tehran. European diplomats said it was “a...