US working to recover 10 US sailors from Iran

US officials were scrambling to recover US Navy personnel who lost radio contact and were apprehended after straying into Iranian waters. Senior US officials said yesterday they had received assurances from Tehran that the crews -- take to Farsi island -- would be allowed to sail onwards come first light.

Iran complains to UN about Saudi Arabia's "provocations"

Iran complains to UN about Saudi Arabia's "provocations"

A diplomatic crisis between Iran and Saudi Arabia entered its second week.

Iran nuclear deal implementation may be 'days away': John Kerry

 John Kerry said today that implementation of the Iran nuclear deal may be only "days away".

Iran missile launch violated UN resolution: UN experts' report

Britain, France, Germany and the United States had asked a UN Security Council sanctions committee to investigate the launch of the Emad missile on October 10.

Russian jet downing 'wrong signal to the terrorists': Iran

Turkey's downing of a Russian fighter jet "sends the wrong message to the terrorists" in Syria, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has told his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

Obama, Iran's Zarif shake hands, but not a planned gesture: Iranian official

 President Barack Obama and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif shook hands at the United Nations, an Iranian official told Reuters on Tuesday, adding that the historical event on Monday "was not preplanned". 

Assad`s ouster `unacceptable` as Syria peace precondition: Russia

Russia`s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday insisted Moscow did not accept the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a prerequisite for launching any peace process in the war-torn country.

UN expresses `horror` as Syria air strikes kill nearly 100

UN expresses `horror` as Syria air strikes kill nearly 100

The death toll in Syrian government air strikes on a rebel-held town outside Damascus neared 100 on Monday, with UN officials expressing horror at the "unacceptable" attack.

Iran, India discuss 'new threat' of ISIS in Afghanistan

Terming infiltration of ISIS in Afghanistan a "new threat" which was "very alarming", Iran on Friday sought India's cooperation in tackling the menace which it said was used by some countries in the region for "tactical gains".

Iranian FM calls on PM Modi, Sushma Swaraj; Chabahar port, Indian prisoners figure in talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who affirmed India's commitment to work with Tehran for development of Chabahar Port that is expected to have far reaching benefit for India, Iran and the entire Central Asian region.

We want Iran cooperation, not meddling, Gulf Arabs tell Kerry

 Iran`s nuclear deal should bring stability and "good neighbourliness" rather than interference, Gulf Arab states told US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday as they began talks on the merits of its historic accord with world powers.

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius arrives in Tehran for talks

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius arrives in Tehran for talks

France`s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius arrived in Tehran for a one-day visit on Wednesday and was due to meet President Hassan Rouhani and several ministers, Iran`s state news agency IRNA said.

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius says will visit Iran `next week`

 France`s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Tuesday he would visit Iran "next week", after the historic deal on its nuclear programme.

India will benefit from Iran nuclear deal, but will face more competition: Expert

Iran has finally struck the contentious nuclear deal with the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.

Iran to implement nuclear deal in four months' time

Iran will implement in around four months` time the landmark nuclear deal agreed with major world powers, Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Wednesday.

Iran MPs to make "constructive" study of nuclear deal: Larijani

 Iran`s conservative-dominated parliament wants Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to brief it on a nuclear deal he negotiated with world powers and will examine the agreement in a "constructive spirit", official media reported on Wednesday.

Iran, world powers push for Tuesday nuclear deal

Nuclear negotiations between Tehran and six world powers were set to miss a midnight deadline on Monday to reach a final deal, but diplomats from all sides said they hoped for a breakthrough in the coming hours.

Iran nuke deal edges closer but Mohammad Javad Zarif says talks may go on

Iran nuke deal edges closer but Mohammad Javad Zarif says talks may go on

Iran and six world powers appeared close to a deal on Monday to give Tehran sanctions relief in exchange for limits on its nuclear programme, but Iranian officials said talks could run past their latest midnight deadline and success was not guaranteed.

Iran foreign minister says can continue nuclear talks "as long as necessary"

Iran foreign minister says can continue nuclear talks "as long as necessary"

Iran`s foreign minister said on Monday he was open to continuing nuclear talks with major power for as long as necessary hours before another deadline to end more than the 12-year dispute was due to expire.

P5+1 countries changing positions in n-talks: Iran

 The P5+1 group of world powers is shifting positions and pressing excessive demands on Tehran as marathon talks over Iran`s nuclear energy programme are nearing an endgame, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said.