Iran calls nuclear talks "very useful"; next meeting in Jan

Iran`s deputy foreign minister Abbas Araqchi said on Wednesday he had had "very useful and helpful" nuclear negotiations with major powers in Geneva.

US, Iran in last-ditch bid to clinch historic nuclear deal

Iran and the United States on Friday intensified efforts to overcome deep divisions in talks on Tehran`s nuclear programme days ahead of a deadline for agreement.

Iran minister cancels plan to leave nuclear talks for Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday canceled plans to depart from nuclear talks with six world powers in Vienna and return to Tehran for consultations with top officials in Iran four days ahead of a deadline for a final agreement.

US, Iran end latest nuclear talks with deal in balance

A hard-fought nuclear deal hung in the balance as Iran and the United States ended talks Monday in Oman, with signs the haggling will continue until a November 24 deadline.

US President warns Iran nuclear deal may not be reached

The United States and Iran held high-level talks in Oman Sunday as the deadline for a nuclear deal loomed closer, but President Barack Obama warned there may be no agreement.

Kerry, Zarif to hold nuclear talks in Oman: Report

US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran's foreign minister will hold nuclear talks in Oman on around November 10, the Austria Press Agency reported today.

Iran denies claim nuclear deal is `finalised`

Iran`s government was forced to deny Tuesday it had already struck a nuclear deal with the West, after a lawmaker accused its negotiators of secretly selling the country short.

Iran opposes extending troubled nuclear talks

Iran said Thursday it is against extending a November 24 deadline for troubled nuclear talks, even though major stumbling blocks remain in the way of a deal.

Iran opposes extending troubled nuclear talks

Iran's foreign minister said on Thursday that Tehran opposes extending troubled nuclear talks beyond a November 24 deadline, even though major stumbling blocks remain in the way of a deal.

Iran not in favour of extending nuclear talks: Zarif

 Iran does not want to extend its nuclear talks with world powers beyond a November 24 deadline, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday.

Powers to take stock of troubled Iran nuclear talks

Six world powers and Iran were set Thursday to take a hard look at their troubled nuclear talks amid growing calls, resisted by Washington, to extend a November 24 deadline for a deal.

Iran foreign minister hails "new chapter" in Saudi ties

Iran Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said a meeting he held with his Saudi counterpart on Sunday would bring a new chapter in ties between their countries, Iran`s official IRNA news agency reported.

John Kerry discussed ISIS militant threat with Iranian FM: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday raised the threat of Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria directly with his Iranian counterpart in rare high-level talks in New York, a US official said.

IS militants can't be defeated by air strikes: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hit out against the Islamic State group Wednesday as a "dangerous phenomenon," but warned it could not be defeated by air strikes.

Iran FM visits Iraqi neighbour at war with IS

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday began a two-day visit to Iraq, which is fighting a Sunni Muslim insurgency led by Islamic State jihadists, state news agency IRNA reported.

John Kerry seeks to work magic at Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Vienna Sunday to face off with Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif, seven days before a deadline to strike a historic but elusive-looking deal on Tehran`s suspect nuclear programme.

As nuclear talks resume, Iran says will not "kneel"

Iran is ready to take concrete steps to ensure its nuclear programme remains peaceful but will not "kneel in submission" to do a deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said before a resumption of talks with major powers on Wednesday.

Tehran, world powers begin drafting nuclear deal: Iran FM

Iran and world powers started drafting Wednesday a comprehensive nuclear agreement but still face many sticking points, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted by ISNA news agency as saying.

Iran president leads praise for team`s draw

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani took to Twitter on Tuesday to praise his country`s 0-0 draw with Nigeria, after a lacklustre football World Cup opener for Team Melli in Brazil.

Ashton, Iran`s Zarif to meet in Istanbul

EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif are to meet today in Istanbul to review progress on negotiations toward a nuclear deal, media reports said.