Iran FM in rare Saudi visit after king`s death: TV

Iran`s foreign minister arrived in Saudi Arabia on Saturday for a rare visit to the regional rival, bringing condolences after the death of King Abdullah, television pictures showed.

World leaders head to Saudi Arabia after king`s death

World leaders headed to Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer condolences following the death of King Abdullah, with US President Barack Obama cutting short a trip to India to pay respects.

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 nuclear talks 'in decisive phase': Germany

Germany's foreign minister said on Thursday no more deadlines must be missed in the Iran nuclear negotiations which had entered "a decisive phase", speaking at a meeting with his Iranian counterpart.

US, Iran hold talks to hasten nuclear deal

Top diplomats from Iran and the United States met Wednesday for talks aimed at speeding up negotiations for a nuclear deal as a third deadline for an historic accord looms.

Charlie Hebdo: Iran Foreign Minister says `sanctities must be respected`

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Wednesday urged "respect for each other`s values" amid anger over the new Charlie Hebdo magazine cover showing a cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed.

Iran's Zarif seeks progress in nuclear talks with Kerry

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said his pending meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday was important to see if progress could be made in narrowing differences on his country`s disputed nuclear programme.

Iran calls for greater Russian role in nuclear talks

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that a more active role for Russia could speed up talks aimed at sealing a comprehensive deal on Tehran's disputed 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".

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.