Daily Iran News


September 18, 2014: "Nuclear deal elusive as Iran, six powers resume talks in New York", Louis Charbonneau, Reuters
A diplomatic breakthrough is unlikely on a nuclear deal to end sanctions against Iran when talks resume in New York this week between Tehran and six world powers deadlocked after a year of negotiations.
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September 18, 2014: "U.S., Iran to hold bilateral talks in New York this week", Reuters
The No. 2 and 3 U.S. diplomats will hold bilateral talks with Iranian officials about Tehran's nuclear program on Wednesday and Thursday in New York, the U.S. State Department said.
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September 18, 2014: "West tells Iran it must address nuclear bomb fears", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Western powers told Iran on Thursday it must step up cooperation with a U.N. watchdog investigation into suspected atomic bomb research if it wants to get a broader nuclear deal that would ease sanctions on the oil producer.
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September 17, 2014: "Iran’s current uranium enrichment not acceptable says US", AFP
Iran cannot convince the world that its current ability to enrich uranium is acceptable, the top US negotiator said ahead of new nuclear talks with global powers.
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September 17, 2014: "Iran Nuclear Haggling Resumes in New York as Deadline Approaches", Kambiz Foroohar, Bloomberg
Diplomats seeking to inject momentum into negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program will meet this week in New York with the November deadline for a permanent accord looming.
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September 16, 2014: "Iran nuclear bomb probe will not be ‘endless’: IAEA", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
A U.N. nuclear agency investigation into suspected atomic bomb research by Iran will not be an "endless process", its chief said on Monday, pressuring Tehran to step up cooperation with the long-stalled probe.
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September 16, 2014: "Iran Nuclear Arms Probe May Never Yield Verdict, IAEA Says", Jonathan Tirone, Bloomberg
The 11-year investigation into the possible military dimensions of Iran’s nuclear work may never yield conclusive evidence on whether the country sought weapons, International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Yukiya Amano said.
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September 16, 2014: "IAEA Probe of Iran Nuclear Work Inches Forward", Laurence Norman, The Wall Street Journal
An investigation into Iran's past nuclear work—which the United Nations atomic watchdog has been pursuing for more than a decade—is still making slow headway, the agency's head said Monday.
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September 15, 2014: "U.S.-led coalition seeks to exclude Iran from fight against Islamic State", Anne Gearan, The Washington Post
Two countries, Iran and Saudi Arabia, have long borders with Iraq, seat of a growing battle against Islamic State militants. Despite the huge stakes for both border countries, only Saudi Arabia is now welcome as part of a U.S.-driven coalition of nations girding for a long fight.
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September 15, 2014: "U.N. nuclear chief suggests little headway in Iran probe", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
The U.N. nuclear watchdog sought to put pressure on Iran on Monday to address suspicions it may have carried out atomic bomb research, three weeks after Tehran failed to meet a deadline for providing information about the issue.
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September 12, 2014: "ISIS Fight Raises Fears That Efforts to Curb Iran Will Slip", David E. Sanger, The New York Times
President Obama’s decision to engage in a lengthy battle to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria reorders the global priorities of his final years in office. The mystery is whether it will deprive him of the legacy he had once hoped would define his second term, or enhance it instead.
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September 12, 2014: "Iran says ‘difficult road to go’ to reach nuclear deal", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Iran and world powers remain far apart over Tehran's nuclear programme, and they face a "difficult road" to reach a deal by a late November deadline, a senior Iranian negotiator said on Thursday
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September 11, 2014: "Ahead of talks, Iran says West must drop ‘illogical’ nuclear demands", Reuters
Iran said world powers should abandon their "illogical demands" over its nuclear program, ahead of talks on Thursday to try to bridge wide differences in positions and end the decade-old dispute by late November.
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September 10, 2014: "Iran’s Talks With Russia May Strike at Sanctions", Rick Gladstone, The New York Times
Iran sent new signals on Tuesday that it was seeking to subvert the Western sanctions on its contentious nuclear energy program, adding uncertainties in advance of another round of negotiations next week in New York before the United Nations General Assembly.
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September 10, 2014: "Iran says IAEA nuclear inquiry not stalled, will address concerns", Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
Iran said on Tuesday it would still address concerns about its nuclear program, even though it missed a deadline last month for providing information about its suspected atomic bomb research.
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