WATCH: Celebrities back the Iran Deal

July 29, 2015

Celebrities including Jack Black, Morgan Freeman and Natasha Lyonne have come together in a video call urging Americans to back the Iran deal.

Other proponants of the deal on the video include former CIA agent Valerie Plame, retired U.S. Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Queen Noor of Jordan.


Pro-Israel activists in London protest against Iran deal

By Josh Jackman, July 27, 2015

Activists opposing the nuclear deal between Iran and western powers have delivered a letter outlining their objections to 10 Downing Street.

After a demonstration in Whitehall on Sunday attended by more than 30 supporters, pro-Israel grassroots group Campaign For Truth (C4T) handed over the message, which compared the agreement to appeasement of the Nazis.


Iran deal is a blow to the credibility of Netanyahu

By Anshel Pfeffer, July 16, 2015

Benjamin Netanyahu's response on Tuesday morning to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear programme was hardly surprising.


Iran nuclear talks extended again

By Sandy Rashty, July 10, 2015

Iran’s foreign minister has said that nuclear negotiations will continue over the weekend.

Mohammad Javad Zarif made the announcement at a news conference in Vienna on Friday.

"I doubt [a deal] will happen today,” he reportedly said after a meeting with United States Secretary of State John Kerry.


Iran nuclear deadline passes and still no deal

By Anshel Pfeffer, July 9, 2015

As what was supposed to be the final round of talks between the P5+1 group of world powers and Iran over a comprehensive agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme was heading to the end of its second, unscheduled week, it was unclear whether a deal could be reached, or whether a deadline to achieve one still existed.


Iran nuclear talks set to continue until Friday

By Marcus Dysch, July 7, 2015

Negotiations over a nuclear deal with Iran are to continue, after the original deadline for an agreement passed.

Diplomats from the world powers have extended discussions with Iranian counterparts in Vienna until Friday.

The talks were due to conclude on Tuesday evening.


Iran deadline pushed back amid last-minute tension

By Anshel Pfeffer, July 2, 2015

The final round of talks in Vienna on Iran's nuclear programme, which were originally slated to end on Tuesday, have been extended by seven days, as new "red lines" drawn up by Iran's Supreme Leader have greatly complicated matters.

The difficulty of reaching a deal was underlined this week when it emerged that both International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano and Ira


Questions must be asked over Iran nuclear deal, say MPs

By Marcus Dysch, June 17, 2015

The government must reveal what concessions have been made to Iran in the pursuit of a deal over its nuclear intentions, MPs have said.

The United States and five other nations are negotiating with Iran to curb its nuclear programme. Diplomats have until June 30 to conclude a deal.


Royal snub signals US disarray on Iran

May 14, 2015

Last Saturday, White House officials were boasting about the significance of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud's presence at a summit of Gulf leaders at Camp David, Maryland.