Iran nuclear talks to resume by mid-Oct: Tehran

 Difficult talks between Iran and world powers on Tehran`s nuclear programme will resume in Europe before mid-October, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying Monday.

Nuclear progress not significant: Iran President Rouhani

Iran's President has said that progress so far in nuclear talks with six major powers "has not been significant," and the pace must be speeded up if the November 24 deadline for a final agreement is to be reached.

Iran, six powers head into `very tough` nuclear talks

Iran and six world powers returned to the negotiating table on Friday with only two months left to overcome key differences hindering a deal on curbing Tehran`s nuclear program.

UN urges diplomatic accord on Iran's N-programme

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has urged a comprehensive agreement on Iran`s nuclear programme at an early date.

Iran says IAEA nuclear inquiry not stalled, will address concerns

Iran said on Tuesday it would still address concerns about its nuclear programme, even though it missed a deadline last month for providing information about its suspected atomic bomb research.

Iran arrests suspected nuclear plant saboteur

Iranian authorities have arrested a Ukrainian national suspected of sabotage at the country's sole nuclear power plant, an Iranian newspaper reported today.

Iran says never agreed to August 25 nuclear deadine

Iran said on Saturday it never agreed to a deadline to provide answers on its controversial nuclear programme, after the UN atomic watchdog accused Tehran of failing to deliver on time.

Iran, US in another round of bilateral nuclear talks in Geneva

Iran and the United States began bilateral nuclear talks in Geneva on Thursday, the second time the two sides have met since Iran and six world powers failed to meet a July 20 deadline to resolve differences in the long-standing dispute.

Iran complying with nuclear deal: UN watchdog

Iran has diluted its entire stock of medium-enriched uranium as required under a November deal with world powers, the UN atomic agency said in its latest report seen by AFP Monday. 

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.

Iran`s Supreme Leader calls for more enrichment capacity

Iran and world powers have less than two weeks to reach an agreement on the future scope of Iran`s uranium enrichment programme and other issues if they are to meet a self-imposed July 20 deadline for a deal. 

World powers determined to reach Iran nuclear deal: Official

World powers reaffirmed their commitment today to reaching agreement with Iran on its contested nuclear programme by a July 20 deadline, after Tehran lashed out at "excessive demands" made by them.

Iran says direct US talks essential for nuclear deal

Direct talks with the United States this week on Tehran`s nuclear programme hold the key to bridging gaps at a "serious phase" of negotiations and sealing a deal, a top Iranian official said on Sunday.

Senior US, Iran, EU officials to meet Monday

Iranian, U.S. and European Union officials will start two days of talks about Tehran`s nuclear programme on Monday, Iran said, giving its first word about what appears to be a bid to rescue faltering wider negotiations on ending a decade-old dispute.

US welcomes `good steps` by Iran on nuclear drive

The United States today welcomed Iran`s recent efforts to alleviate concerns about its nuclear programme, but urged it to increase the pace of cooperation.

Iran addresses nuclear bomb allegations for first time: IAEA

Iran has for the first time in six years addressed concerns about the so-called "possible military dimensions" of its nuclear programme, a new IAEA report showed.

IAEA, Iran make progress on nuclear bomb probe

IAEA, Iran make progress on nuclear bomb probe
Vienna: Iran has agreed to address some of the many long-held allegations that it conducted research into making nuclear weapons before 2003 and possibly since, the UN atomic watchdog said today.

Iran, world powers fail to make progress in nuclear talks

The fourth and final round of talks between Iran and the six world powers ended without making any progress.

Low expectations as Iran n-talks enter second day

Iranian nuclear talks entered the second day Thursday amid low expectations of a breakthrough that could resolve a decade-long dispute over Tehran`s nuclear programme.

Iran won`t accept `nuclear apartheid`: Hassan Rouhani

Iran will not accept "nuclear apartheid" but is willing to offer more transparency over its atomic activities, President Hassan Rouhani said today ahead of new talks with world powers.