US says chance of Iran deal '50/50'

The White House admitted that the chances of reaching a deal to curb Iran's nuclear program were only 50 percent.

New US sanctions would `unravel` Iran nuclear deal: Zarif

Iran warned the US Congress on Friday against imposing new sanctions, saying this would lead to a collapse of negotiations over Iran`s controversial nuclear programme.

Iran warns West to keep expectations realistic on nuclear compromise

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned Western powers to curb their demands on limiting his country`s nuclear activities in order to guarantee a landmark settlement, which he said was "within reach".

EU extends freeze on some Iran sanctions

The European Union on Tuesday extended a freeze on certain sanctions against Iran after negotiations aimed at curbing the country`s nuclear programme were prolonged by seven months.

EU likely to extend freeze on some Iran sanctions

The European Union is likely to extend a freeze on certain sanctions against Iran after negotiations over the country's nuclear programme were prolonged by seven months, a diplomatic has source said.

France says Iran nuclear talks progressed on key issues including enrichment

  France`s foreign minister said on Tuesday talks between Iran and the major powers over its nuclear programme had been "pretty positive" and there was progress on key issues including Iran`s capacity to enrich uranium. 

Iran talks 'tense', deal 'very difficult': Russia

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme are being held in a tense atmosphere and getting a deal will be very difficult, Russia's chief negotiator told Russian agency RIA Novosti as a deadline loomed.

Israel warns against 'bad' Iran deal as deadline looms

Israel's intelligence minister on Thursday pressed world powers not to sign a "bad" deal with Iran, as a deadline nears for an agreement on the Islamic republic's controversial nuclear programme.

US think-tank says Iran may have violated nuclear deal with powers

A U.S. think-tank says Iran may have violated last year`s interim nuclear deal with world powers by stepping up efforts to develop a machine that could enrich uranium faster, but another expert group said it saw no breach.

Iran denies claim that nuclear deal 'finalised'

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

Slim chances of Iran nuclear deal by deadline: Diplomat

A deal on Iran`s contested nuclear programme before a November 24 deadline is highly unlikely, a Western diplomat close to negotiations said on Monday.

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 moved nuclear research body to dodge UN inspections?

An exiled Iranian opposition group said on Wednesday that a facility in Tehran that the United States suspects is involved in nuclear weapons research has been moved to avoid detection by the United Nations atomic watchdog.

Tehran continues nuke arms work: Iran dissidents

Iranian dissidents say that Tehran is still researching nuclear arms at facilities it relocated to escape detention.

'No significant progress' in Iran nuclear talks: French FM

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday that six-power talks with Iran being held at the United Nations had failed to yield progress on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme.

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.

US, Iran to resume N-talks in Geneva

US and Iranian officials are set to resume talks Thursday in Geneva over Tehran`s controversial nuclear programme, the state department said in a statement.

Windows OS loophole resurfaces, says IT security co Kaspersky

IT security firm Kaspersky Cyber security firm Kaspersky Wednesday claimed it has detected an old, widely known vulnerability that was used in a cyber attack to sabotage
Iran`s nuclear programme in some versions of Windows platform across 19 million computers, including in India.

Kerry says had good talks with Iran`s Zarif, EU`s Ashton

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday he had a good meeting with his Iranian counterpart and a senior European Union official over Tehran`s nuclear programme ahead of a July 20 deadline for an agreement.