Iran Deal
Iran's foreign minister says nuclear talks to restart 'very soon'
Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told reporters that Iran plans to return to the negotiating table after suspending its participation at the end of June.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Sep 24, 2021
(L to R) French President Emmanuel Macron, Iraq's Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrive for a group picture after the meeting in Baghdad on Aug. 28, 2021.
Iran says 'remarkable progress' made in Saudi Arabia talks
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Saeed Khatibzadeh said significant progress had been made during direct talks in Baghdad between the rival powerhouses.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Sep 23, 2021
The Takeaway: Iran nuclear diplomacy shows faint pulse at UN
Signs of life at an extraordinary meeting of senior Middle East officials; also, updates from our correspondents on Israel, West Bank, UAE, Turkey, Egypt, Iraq … and more … all in about 1,400 words!
Andrew Parasiliti, Elizabeth Hagedorn, Joe Snell | Iran | Sep 22, 2021
Iran says nuclear talks to resume in weeks
Iran's foreign minister plans to meet with top diplomats from JCPOA signatories at the UN General Assembly.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Sep 21, 2021
UK foreign secretary to press Iranian FM on prisoners, nuclear deal
In her first overseas trip as new UK foreign secretary, Liz Truss will meet with Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York City this week.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Sep 20, 2021
Israel’s Gantz keeps eye on premiership
Defense Minister Benny Gantz' statements and actions of the past few weeks indicate that he has matured politically and is still hoping to be premier one day.
Mazal Mualem | Israel | Sep 17, 2021
Gantz says Israel could accept new nuclear deal with Iran
Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz also said Israel wants to see a “viable US-led plan B” if talks between Tehran and world powers fall through.
Al-Monitor Staff | Israel | Sep 15, 2021
In Moscow, Israel’s Lapid warns against Iran nuke, presence in Syria
It was evident in the meeting in Moscow between Israel’s Foreign Minister Yair Lapid and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov that the two countries do not see eye to eye on the Iranian nuclear agreement and Syria.
Rina Bassist | Israel | Sep 10, 2021
The Takeaway: Iran nuclear diplomacy creeps forward in Moscow and Paris
Also: Taliban’s success inspires Syrian jihadis; Russia’s delicate diplomacy in Syria and Turkey; Nile dam parley peters out; IDF snared in political rift; Egypt’s Avenue of the Sphinxes; and more … in only about 1,500 words.
Andrew Parasiliti, Elizabeth Hagedorn, Joe Snell | Iran | Sep 8, 2021
US sanctions four Iranians over plot to kidnap New York activist
The newly designated Iranian intelligence operatives were charged in July with conspiring to kidnap a New York-based activist and journalist.
Elizabeth Hagedorn | Iran | Sep 3, 2021
Iran warns US against wasting time in nuclear talks  
Iran's hard-line foreign minister said Tehran will only pursue talks that bear tangible outcomes.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Aug 31, 2021
Iran, Saudi Arabia set to resume new round of talks in Iraq
Iranian officials say talks with Riyadh counterparts will resume in Baghdad soon.
Al-Monitor Staff | Iran | Aug 31, 2021
Shapiro's appointment as Iran liaison good news for Bennett-Biden relations
Ambassador Dan Shapiro is a trusted and respected interlocutor for upper echelons in both Washington and Jerusalem.
Ben Caspit | Israel | Aug 31, 2021
Biden-Bennett talks covered Iran, Palestinian economy, evictions
President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Naftali Bennett went beyond Iran to ways to support Palestinian economy.
Rina Bassist | Israel | Aug 30, 2021
Bennett, Biden meet, feature friendship and understanding on Iran
At their White House meeting, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett received from President Joe Biden almost everything he was out to get, including a public declaration on a US commitment against a nuclearized Iran.
Ben Caspit | Israel | Aug 28, 2021
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