Tag: Iran

‘Skeptical’ Canada Won’t Lift its Iran Sanctions

The Canadian government has not shared US President Barack Obama’s enthusiasm over the deal reached with Iran over its nuclear program last Thursday, by which the Islamic regime continues enriching uranium at reduced levels in exchange for the removal of sanctions.   Canadian Foreign Minister Rob Nicholson responded to the deal, warning that the Islamic regime […]

Obama Sees ‘Chance for a Different Type of Relationship’ With Iran

Political developments in Iran in recent years may signal a desire to end the regime’s international isolation, and could provide an opportunity for a different type of relationship with the U.S. in the future, President Obama said in a weekend interview with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. During a conversation focusing largely on the […]

Netanyahu blasts Iran nuclear deal

Washington (AFP) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the agreement between Tehran and world powers as a “bad deal,” as Barack Obama affirmed his support for long-time ally Israel despite differences over the nuclear accord.   An outline deal agreed in Switzerland on Thursday paves the way for Tehran to curtail its nuclear activity […]

Still time to reach better nuclear deal with Iran

Netanyahu, in the first of several appearances on US Sunday news programs, said he has spoken with both Democrats and Republicans in Congress – nearly two thirds of House of Representatives members and a similar number in the US Senate – about the Iran nuclear issue. The prime minister has been strongly critical of the […]

Outline of Iran Nuclear Deal Sounds Different From Each Side

Negotiators at the nuclear talks in Switzerland emerged from marathon talks on Thursday with a surprisingly detailed outline of the agreement they now must work to finalize by the end of June.   But one problem is that there are two versions.   The only joint document issued publicly was a statement from Mohammad Javad […]

Iran’s Persian statement on ‘deal’ contradicts Obama’s claims | New York Post

“Iran Agrees to Detailed Nuclear Outline,” The New York Times headline claimed on Friday. That found an echo in the Washington Post headline of the same day: “Iran agrees to nuclear restrictions in framework deal with world powers.” But the first thing to know about the highly hyped “historic achievement” that President Obama is trying […]

US hails ‘historic’ nuclear framework deal with Iran

World powers will terminate all sanctions on Iran in exchange for its commitment to cap and roll back its nuclear program, officials announced on Thursday after two years of negotiations.   Hailed as a breakthrough by the United States, by the European Union and by Iran itself, Israel quickly criticized key tenets of the deal. […]

Iran Brags About Nuke Concessions

Iran and world powers on Thursday announced that following the latest round of nuclear negotiations, Western powers agreed to permit Iran to continue operating the core aspects of its nuclear program and that all sanctions of the Islamic Republic would be terminated.   After failing to meet a March 31 deadline for the announcement of […]

Iran Accuses U.S. of Lying About New Nuke Agreement

Just hours after the announcement of what the United States characterized as a historic agreement with Iran over its nuclear program, the country’s leading negotiator lashed out at the Obama administration for lying about the details of a tentative framework.   Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif accused the Obama administration of misleading the American people […]

Iranians on social media and in Tehran rejoice at news of nuclear deal

Celebrations broke out in Tehran on Thursday night as a landmark framework agreement for a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers was announced.   Videos posted on social media showed cars driving through the streets of Tehran with honking horns and passengers clapping.   Twitter posts described people dancing in the streets of north […]