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  • Iran urges nuclear weapon-free Korean peninsula 
    Updated: May-02-16 7:19 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Monday pushed for a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons, the official IRNA news agency reported.

  • Iran's nuclear chief visits Prague to talk business 
    Updated: May-02-16 5:30 am

    PRAGUE - The sanctions lifted, the head of Iran's nuclear program is coming to talk business with Czech leaders.

  • South Korean president visits Iran to boost ties story has photos
    Updated: May-01-16 10:49 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - South Korea's president arrived in Tehran on Sunday for the first summit between the two countries since they established diplomatic ties in 1962.

  • Iran calls on UN to help with US court asset award 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 7:54 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Iran asked the United Nations on Thursday to intervene with the U.S. government over a Supreme Court ruling that allows nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian assets to be paid to victims of terrorist attacks for which the Middle Eastern country has been blamed.

  • Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal story has photos
    Updated: Apr-22-16 5:54 pm

    NEW YORK - The Obama administration moved Friday to try to address Iranian complaints that U.S. financial regulations are denying Iran the sanctions relief it deserves under last year's landmark nuclear deal.

  • GOP warily eyes Kerry-Zarif meeting on Iran sanctions relief 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 3:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart will meet Friday for a second time this week over complaints from Iran that it's not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year's nuclear deal. The meeting drew concern from Republicans who said Kerry should not announce changes to U.S. sanctions that go beyond what Iran is entitled to.

  • US and Iran report some progress on Iran sanctions complaint 
    Updated: Apr-19-16 5:57 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reported some progress Tuesday on Iranian complaints that it's not getting the sanctions relief it deserves under last year's landmark nuclear deal.

  • Turkey and Iran seek closer economic cooperation story has photos
    Updated: Apr-16-16 1:15 pm

    ISTANBUL - Turkey and Iran agreed Saturday to boost economic cooperation between their neighboring nations, aiming to triple their trade to reach $30 billion annually, Turkey's president said.

  • Islamic leaders pledge to combat terrorism, sectarianism story has photos
    Updated: Apr-15-16 3:32 pm

    ISTANBUL - A two-day summit bringing together leaders of the Islamic world concluded in the Turkish city of Istanbul with a pledge to combat terrorism and overcome sectarian divide.

  • Kerry asks about Iranian reportedly in Russia despite UN ban 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 3:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry is concerned a general of Iran's hardline Revolutionary Guard Corps may be visiting Moscow in violation of a U.N. travel ban.

  • Capitol Hill Buzz: Republicans want answers on visit to Iran story has photos
    Updated: Apr-13-16 6:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - Stop us if you've heard this one. Three guys walk into ... the Iranian Interests Section in Washington.

  • Iran and Italy sign several deals during visit by PM Renzi story has photos
    Updated: Apr-12-16 2:41 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran and Italy signed a series of bilateral agreements during a visit by Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi to Tehran on Monday, signaling both countries' desire to restore ties following this year's implementation of the Iran nuclear deal.

  • Report: 4 Iranian commandos killed in Syria 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 1:47 pm

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that four members of the Iranian Special Forces were killed in Syria while fighting against the Islamic State group.

  • Iran to hold 3-day military drill 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 4:12 am

    TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's Revolutionary Guards will begin a ground forces drill Tuesday near the Pakistani border in the southeastern part of the country.

  • In Bahrain, Kerry treads carefully on human rights story has photos
    Updated: Apr-07-16 11:12 am

    MANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry dealt delicately on Thursday with concerns about persistent human rights abuses in Bahrain, stressing America's close military ties to one of several Persian Gulf countries with which it wants to enhance cooperation on fighting the Islamic State and containing Iran.

  • US says Iran forces pulling back in Syria; others say no 
    Updated: Apr-04-16 5:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is making the case that Iran is drawing down its elite fighting force from Syria in an effort to allay fears that Tehran is using its powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Syria to strengthen its influence across the Middle East. Yet the Iranian government said Monday it has dispatched commandos to the war and it is still taking high-ranking casualties.