Daily Iran News


August 1, 2014: "Iran denies agreement over Arak, Fordow facilities", Eurasia Review
A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has dismissed allegations of Iran’s consent to scale down its uranium enrichment program.
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July 31, 2014: "Iran’s Missiles a Simmering Area of Disagreement in the Nuclear Talks", Patrick Goodenough, CNS News
Testifying before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday, Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman was asked once again about the failure to include an unambiguous reference to Iran’s missile program in the interim agreement reached with Iran in Geneva.
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July 30, 2014: "U.S. nuclear negotiator declines setting deadline on Iran deal", Patricia Zengerle, Reuters
The lead U.S. nuclear negotiator declined to give a final deadline on Tuesday for negotiating a final nuclear agreement with Iran, but said participants mean to finish the international talks at the end of the current four-month extension.
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July 30, 2014: "Lawmakers Not Happy With Iran Talks–but Aren’t Meddling", Stacy Kaper, Gobal Security Newswire
There is little faith on Capitol Hill that the administration's negotiations with Iran will thwart its nuclear-weapons objectives—but there also appears to be little appetite to interfere.
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July 29, 2014: "U.S. Pushes to Expedite Some Humanitarian Shipments to Iran", Benoit Faucon and Joel Schectman, The Wall Street Journal
Deal is Part of Temporary Sanctions Easing Program.
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July 29, 2014: "Iran Legislators Eye Bigger Role in Atomic Talks", Global Security Newswire
Iran's legislature may take a more active role in nuclear diplomacy, potentially reducing Tehran's flexibility in talks on a global standoff, Asharq al-Awsat reports.
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July 28, 2014: "Clinton: Any Enrichment by Iran Could Trigger Arms Race", Amy Harder, WSJ
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Sunday that any Iranian uranium enrichment could trigger a nuclear-arms race in the Middle East.
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July 25, 2014: "IAEA says needs more money to monitor Iran nuclear deal extension: document", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
The U.N. atomic watchdog said it needs 1 million euros in extra funding to help pay for its monitoring of a four-month extension of an interim nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers.
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July 24, 2014: "U.S. Republican lawmakers seek greater say on Iran nuclear deal", Patricia Zengerle, Reuters
U.S. Republican lawmakers introduced legislation on Wednesday that would force President Barack Obama to submit quickly to Congress any comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran and give lawmakers the chance to reject the deal and reimpose sanctions.
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July 24, 2014: "Missed deadline on Iran nuclear talks sparks a blame game", Ramin Mostaghim, Los Angeles Times
The latest snag in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program has set off a round of finger-pointing between the country's hard-liners and reformists.
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July 23, 2014: "Iran nuclear talks to resume in early September: state TV", Reuters
Iran said on Wednesday nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September, according to state television, after both sides agreed to continue talking for four more months to try to reach a final agreement on Tehran's nuclear program.
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July 23, 2014: "IAEA worried about slow progress in Iran nuclear probe: sources", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
The U.N. nuclear watchdog is concerned about Iran's current lack of engagement with an investigation into its suspected atomic bomb research, ahead of a deadline next month for Tehran to step up cooperation, diplomatic sources said on Tuesday.
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July 22, 2014: "West still struggles to cut feared bomb risk in Iran nuclear talks", Fredrik Dahl and Louis Charbonneau, Reuters
Major powers appear to have made only limited headway in making sure Iran will not be able to build an atomic bomb any time soon, underlining the uphill task they face after talks that began in February were extended by four months.
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July 22, 2014: "Iran’s leader appears unbending on core nuclear issues, say experts", Paul Richter, LA Times
Iran’s agreement last year to join international negotiations over its disputed nuclear program stirred a new debate about the country’s enigmatic supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei..
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July 21, 2014: "Iran Wanting What Argentina Got Shows Nuclear Market Precedent", Jonathan Tirone, Bloomberg
War with an industrial power and nuclear technology developed under military rule doesn’t preclude a country from enriching uranium.
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