EU, US push for JCPOA deal

The European Union announced yesterday that it has put forward a "final" text to revive the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal after conclusion of the latest round…

Lapid convenes Security Cabinet over Gaza

Tensions continue to run high between Israel and the Iranian-proxy Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group in the Gaza Strip despite extensive mediation efforts by Egypt. By Jonathan Hessen and…

Iran to US: don’t test our resolve

The warning comes as top Iranian and United States officials resume indirect talks in Vienna this week on reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear pact, although…

Israel hails IAEA censure of Iran

The International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) 35-nation Board of Governors overwhelmingly passed a resolution formally criticizing the Islamic Republic for failing to explain uranium traces found at three undeclared sites,…

Iran, Syria boost ties

The Arab Republic is hosting Iran’s top diplomat for talks in Damascus. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner "We are talking about strategic ties and today, aside from all the…

Iran releases hostages as UK pays $530m debt

British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and dual national Anoosheh Ashoori have arrived in the United Kingdom after being released from the Islamic Republic. By Erin Viner The pair were freed…

Lavrov: nuclear deal with Iran in final phase

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian that agreement on the revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is in the finishing straight. By…

JCPOA talks resume in Vienna

The 8th round of negotiations to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal between Iran and world powers continued, after envoys took a 10-day break for consultations with…

IAEA: Iran still denying access

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) detailed a number of ongoing disputes with the Islamic Republic in separate reports. By Erin Viner Tehran has still not granted IAEA inspectors the access…