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Tricky drafting of Iran nuclear deal begins

Tricky drafting of Iran nuclear deal begins

Iran and major powers on Wednesday began the difficult process of finalizing by June 30 a historic deal putting an Iranian nuclear bomb out of reach, three weeks after agreeing the main outlines. Following a negotiating marathon in Switzerland, Iran […]


Sanctions must go on ‘same day’ nuclear deal implemented: Rouhani

Sanctions must go on ‘same day’ nuclear deal implemented: Rouhani

Iran wants international sanctions lifted on the day of the implementation of an agreement with world powers on its nuclear programme, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday. “We will not sign any agreements unless on the first day of the […]


Netanyahu wants Iran deal to cover missile capacity

Netanyahu wants Iran deal to cover missile capacity

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kept up his offensive against the framework nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, saying it fails to address Tehran’s long-range missile arsenal. “Why doesn’t the framework address Iran’s intercontinental ballistic missile program whose sole purpose […]


Nuclear sanctions on Iran to be lifted if it meets deal

Nuclear sanctions on Iran to be lifted if it meets deal

A raft of biting global sanctions imposed on Iran for its suspect nuclear activities will be lifted over time, if the Islamic republic sticks to the terms of a final deal with global powers. Under a framework struck Thursday, the […]


Obama, Congress tilt over Iran deal

Obama, Congress tilt over Iran deal

President Barack Obama now has a framework nuclear deal with America’s Iranian foe, but as he tries to build it into a binding accord he faces enemies closer to home. Can he prevent the US Congress from torpedoing his diplomatic […]


Iran, world powers agree ‘historic’ framework nuclear deal

Iran, world powers agree ‘historic’ framework nuclear deal

Iran and six world powers agreed Thursday on the framework of a potentially historic deal aimed at curbing Tehran’s nuclear drive, marking a major breakthrough in a 12-year standoff after marathon talks in Switzerland. The framework, agreed between Iran and […]


All options including military action open on Iran: Israel

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Jerusalem: Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said Thursday that all options including military action were on the table in the face of the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran. Speaking to public radio as crunch talks on Iran’s nuclear program continued […]


What an Iran nuclear deal could look like

What an Iran nuclear deal could look like

Global powers on Sunday were narrowing in on a deal to stop any Iranian bid to develop nuclear weapons, with diplomats saying some key parts of an outline had been tentatively agreed. The “framework” accord — no one knows how […]


Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran’s nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached. US Secretary of […]


 
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