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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani expressed 'great hopes that America will fail' in a televised meeting of his cabinet on Wednesday.

The UNSC is set to reject a US resolution calling for an extension of the Iranian arms embargo.

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Sabena Siddiqui

US pressure pushes Iran into China and Russia's arms

Analysis: Iran has edged closer to China and Russia as the US exerts a strategy of maximum pressure.

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

Sabena Siddiqui

Will the UN arms embargo on Iran be extended?

In-depth: A showdown looms as the US ramps up efforts to extend a UN arms embargo on Iran.

Back to square one, as the <em>JCPOA</em> turns five

Adnan Tabatabai

Back to square one, as the JCPOA turns five

Comment: Trump's unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal has done huge damage to the prospect of any similar future agreement. It's vital we ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

EU says Iran has triggered nuclear deal dispute mechanism

The dispute mechanism provides for a period of about one month, which can be prolonged if all parties agree, to resolve any disagreement.

The New Arab Staff

US pushes for 'indefinite' Iran arms embargo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is urging the UN Security Council to extend an arms embargo against Iran indefinitely, as Russia and China ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Europe toughens stance on Iran, US over nuclear dispute

Germany, France and the UK announced their support for extending an arms embargo on Iran, while expressing their opposition to Washington's ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Nuclear watchdog 'concerned' over Iran blocking of site inspections

Iran told the agency the report was a source of "deep regret and disappointment" and hinted the queries were based on "fabricated information" ...

Iran's Zarif believes Trump can still win US election

The New Arab Staff

Iran's Zarif believes Trump can still win US election

Iran's foreign minister has weighed in the upcoming US presidential election, where he predicts a Trump victory.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran enriched uranium stockpile eight times 2015 deal limit

The United Nations nuclear watchdog has said Iran has violated all its nuclear restrictions.

Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear deal, UN says

The New Arab & agencies

Iran violating all restrictions of nuclear deal, UN says

Iran continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium, leaving the remains of the nuclear deal in tatters.

UK, France, Germany 'regret' latest US move on Iran

The New Arab & agencies

UK, France, Germany 'regret' latest US move on Iran

Britain, France and Germany "deeply regret" US decision to end three waivers covering key JCPOA nuclear projects in Iran.

Iran dismisses 'desperate' US move to end nuclear waivers

The New Arab & agencies

Iran dismisses 'desperate' US move to end nuclear waivers

Tehran said the United States ended sanction waivers in a bid 'to distract public opinion from its continued defeats at the hands of Iran'.

Pompeo to 'revive' <em>JCPOA</em> 'to justify renewing Iran sanctions'

The New Arab

Pompeo to 'revive' JCPOA 'to justify renewing Iran sanctions'

The US Secretary of State appears to have gone back in time and will push to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, even though his president ...

Sabena Siddiqui

New EU trade mechanism offers hope to pandemic-hit Iran

The recent launch of the EU's Iran-trading mechanism, Instex, offers hope to Tehran at a time when economic deadlock and the Covid-19 outbreak threaten to wreak havoc.

The New Arab

France's Macron calls on Iran to respect nuclear obligations

French President Emmanuel Macron met with Iran's Hassan Rouhani to talk about the country's nuclear promises as the world reels over Covid-19.

The New Arab & agencies

EU diplomat holds talks in Iran to de-escalate tensions

Top EU diplomat Josep Borrell held talks in the Iranian capital during a mission aimed at lowering tensions over the Islamic republic's nuclear ...

The New Arab & agencies

EU calls Iran nuclear talks next month

The European Union has called a meeting next month in a bid to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Israel, US compare Iran to Nazis at Holocaust event

The New Arab & agencies

Israel, US compare Iran to Nazis at Holocaust event

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Vice President Mike Pence have condemned Iran at an event to mark the 75th anniversary of the ...

The New Arab

Iran 'may withdraw' from nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

Tehran said it would consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if a dispute over its atomic ...

Iran insists door to nuclear negotiations 'still open'

The New Arab

Iran insists door to nuclear negotiations 'still open'

Iran's foreign ministry on Monday suggested the door to negotiations remain open as the UK, France and Germany scrambled to revive the nuclear ...

Iran warns of repercussions for IAEA over European moves

The New Arab

Iran warns of repercussions for IAEA over European moves

Since May 2019, Iran has progressively scaled back some commitments under the agreement in response to the US sanctions.

Hardline forces in Iran are poised to gain strength

Amir Delshad

Hardline forces in Iran are poised to gain strength

Comment: Opposition to Iran's regime is growing, but if there is a widespread boycott of elections, that could end up empowering its hardline ...

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