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After world powers held a fourth round of talks aimed at bringing Washington back to the 2015 deal, Russia delegate Mikhail Ulyanov tweeted that participants agreed to 'intensify the process'.

Reviving the historic nuclear deal could be within reach ahead of the Iran elections, a Washington official said on Thursday.

Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq

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Saudi-Iran discussions occurred ‘more than once’ in Iraq

Recent discussions between Saudi Arabia and Iran were not the first instance of talks between the two countries in Iraq, Iraqi President Barham Salih has said.

Iran nuclear talks in <em>Vienna</em> 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

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Iran nuclear talks in Vienna 'not collapsing': Russian ambassador

A Russian ambassador has pushed back against claims the talks in Vienna are collapsing, and instead said that good progress is being ...

US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

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US denies reports Iran poised to free four Americans

A senior White House official on Sunday denied reports from Tehran that an agreement had been reached with Iran for the release of four ...

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Khamenei says remarks by Zarif in audio leak 'mistake'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday slammed as a 'big mistake' remarks by his foreign minister.

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Iran FM asks Soleimani family for 'forgiveness' after leak

Iran's foreign minister on Sunday asked the family of Qasem Soleimani for 'forgiveness' following his leaked comments.

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Hopes for Iran nuclear breakthrough 'within weeks'

Representatives of the parties still in the Iran agreement noted "indisputable progress" in talks to revive the historic accord after adjourning ...

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Iran, US nuclear talks to resume in Vienna

The Vienna talks aim to achieve a concrete result 'by the end of May', according to diplomats.

Iranian conservatives call for Zarif's execution following audio-leak

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Iranian conservatives call for Zarif's execution following audio-leak

Following the leak of an audio recording in which Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticised the power of assassinated commander Qasem ...

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US eyes major sanctions rollback to revive Iran deal

American officials have reportedly become increasingly expansive about what they might be prepared to offer Iran.

Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

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Iran audio-leak aimed at 'discord' amid nuclear talks: president

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says leaked audio of Foreign Minister Javad Zarif criticising assassinated commander Qasem Soleimani aimed to ...

Iran wants freedom for jailed nationals amid nuclear talks

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Iran wants freedom for jailed nationals amid nuclear talks

Cabinet spokesman Ali Rabiei did not offer details on how many Iranians are held in the US, only that their number is 'bigger than that of ...

US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

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US Navy fired warning shots on Iran boats: Pentagon

The crew of the USS Firebolt fired warning shots towards three attack craft operated by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, after they sped close to ...

Iran nuclear deal talks to 'speed up': Tehran

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Iran nuclear deal talks to 'speed up': Tehran

Iran's foreign ministry said that participants in the third round of talks to bring Washington back to the 2015 nuclear deal have agreed to ...

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Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal to resume

Parties to the Iran nuclear agreement are expected to resume their negotiations on Tuesday in Vienna.

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Iranian warships 'aggressively' approached US vessels

Warships from Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps 'aggressively' approached two American vessels in Gulf waters earlier this month.

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Explosive-laden 'drone' boat targets Saudi port of Yanbu

The Saudi port of Yanbu experienced an 'incident' in the Red Sea, with warnings of a possible attack.

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Israel national security adviser to meet US counterpart: report

Israel's Meir Ben Shabbat has reportedly been instructed to present Israel's opposition to reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

Could Saudi-Iran talks finally defuse the region's biggest rivalry?

Giorgio Cafiero

Could Saudi-Iran talks finally defuse the region's biggest rivalry?

Analysis: Few expect major changes in Saudi-Iranian relations any time soon, but recent talks in Iraq signal a potential de-escalation after ...

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Iran's Zarif to visit Qatar, Iraq Sunday

The trips are 'in the framework of developing bilateral ties', Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said. They come after reported talks brokered ...

US gives Iran 'examples' of sanctions it could lift

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US gives Iran 'examples' of sanctions it could lift

The United States has revealed a set of possible sanctions it could lift if Iran under a return to a nuclear accord.

Europe powers warn against jeopardising Iran talks progress

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Europe powers warn against jeopardising Iran talks progress

Escalatory moves could jeopardise any progress made at Vienna talks between world powers and Iran, a diplomat has warned.

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Thomas O. Falk

Israel and Iran's escalating shadow war at sea

Analysis: Israel and Iran have been engaged in a covert war for years. Now ships are coming under attack at sea.

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