Iran nuclear talks final round - Main issues

Negotiators from Iran and six world powers come together in Vienna this week for a final round of talks on securing a deal over Tehran`s nuclear programme by a November 24 deadline.

Iran, world powers meet as nuclear deal faces deadline

 Iran and world powers met in Muscat on Tuesday amid growing signs that a long-bargained deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme will not be struck by a November 24 deadline.

Iran nuclear talks `tough, direct and serious`: US

The United States said Monday that talks underway in Oman between world powers and Iran on its nuclear program have proved "tough, direct and serious."

Iran, Russia to sign nuclear plants deal Tuesday: Media

The head of Iran`s atomic energy agency will travel to Russia Tuesday to sign a construction deal for two nuclear power plants on Iran`s southern Gulf shores, media reported.

World powers to discuss final deal on Tehran nuke-issue

Representatives of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1 group)) will gather here to discuss a possible path to a final deal over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme by Nov 24, officials said Tuesday.

World powers to discuss final deal on Tehran nuke-issue

Representatives of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (P5+1 group)) will gather here to discuss a possible path to a final deal over Tehran's disputed nuclear programme by Nov 24, officials said Tuesday.

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.

Iran, world powers still far apart on core issues

Gaps have not been bridged on some key issues in the nuclear talks between Iran and the world powers due to the "inadequate and unworkable" positions Iran holds, a senior US official said.

Iran`s supreme leader reveals demands in nuclear talks

Iran`s supreme leader revealed Tuesday his country`s demands for a massive long-term increase in its nuclear enrichment capability, laying bare huge gaps between Tehran and world powers negotiating a deal.

Report: Next Iran nuclear talks to be in New York

Iran`s state news agency is reporting that the next round of expert-level talks over its contested nuclear programme will be held in New York.

Iran hopes to start drafting nuclear deal Wednesday

Iran hopes to start drafting a nuclear agreement with world powers Wednesday but accepts tough negotiations lie ahead on a raft of issues, one of its top negotiators said.

Iran hopes to start drafting nuclear deal Wednesday

Iran hopes to start drafting a nuclear agreement with world powers Wednesday but accepts tough negotiations lie ahead on a raft of issues, one of its top negotiators said.

Iran`s Zarif warns of hard work in nuclear talks

Iran`s foreign minister warned today that a "lot of effort" was still needed as he joined negotiators from six world powers in Vienna to begin drafting a potentially historic nuclear deal.

Iran, world powers gear up for nuclear talks

Top diplomats from Iran and six world powers geared up on Tuesday for a crucial round of talks aimed at forging a lasting and potentially historic agreement over Tehran`s nuclear programme.

World powers, Iran return to nuclear talks

Negotiators for Iran and world powers on Wednesday started their second day of a round of talks in Vienna aimed at hammering out a definitive deal over Tehran`s contested nuclear programme by a July 20 deadline.

Iran`s higher-grade uranium stockpile declines

Iran`s stockpile of 20 per cent enriched uranium has declined for the first time in four years after Tehran implemented a landmark deal it signed with world powers, the UN nuclear agency said Thursday in a report.

Iran, world powers aim for final nuclear deal

Iran and world powers embark on Tuesday on the Herculean task of transforming their interim nuclear deal into a long-term accord satisfying all sides and silencing talk of war for good.

Iran sanctions relief a `limited` boost: Report

The economic benefits of an interim nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers are already being felt in the Islamic republic.

Israel slams `bad` deal between Iran, world powers

Israel said on Sunday that a nuclear deal struck between Iran and world powers in Geneva was "bad" as Tehran had obtained "what it wanted", Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s office said.

Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal

Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough agreement early on Sunday to curb Tehran`s atomic ambitions in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in a first step towards resolving a dangerous decade-old standoff.