Iran Supreme Leader says not opposed to extension of nuclear talks

Iran`s supreme leader made clear on Thursday he backed extended nuclear talks with world powers, shoring up Tehran`s negotiating team against attacks by his hardline acolytes for failing to secure a deal that could have meant major relief from sanctions.

Iran Supreme Leader says not opposed to extension of nuclear talks

Iran`s supreme leader made clear on Thursday he backed extended nuclear talks with world powers, shoring up Tehran`s negotiating team against attacks by his hardline acolytes for failing to secure a deal that could have meant major relief from sanctions.

Significant gaps with Iran on possible nuclear deal: Obama

 US President Barack Obama on Sunday said there are significant gaps with Iran on the negotiations of a possible nuclear deal and he is looking forward to the possibility of a permanent deal.

Iran considers extending nuclear talks up to one year: Iranian source

Iran is prepared to have nuclear negotiations with world powers extended by up to a year if no agreement is struck later Sunday, an Iranian source told AFP.

West not expected to demand Iran atom bomb "mea culpa" in deal

World powers are pressing Iran to stop stonewalling a UN atomic bomb investigation as part of a wider nuclear accord, but look likely to stop short of demanding full disclosure of any secret weapon work by Tehran to avoid killing an historic deal.

Deadlocked Iran nuclear talks enter cliffhanger final weekend

Iran and world powers appeared set on Saturday for a fresh round of cliffhanger nuclear talks in a bid to break the deadlock two days ahead of a deadline.

`Still very significant gap` in Iran talks: Britain

 There is still a "very significant gap" in nuclear talks between Iran and world powers, Britain`s foreign secretary said Friday before leaving intense talks underway three days before a deadline for a deal.

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.

Iran, US, French officials to leave nuclear talks as deadline looms

Iran`s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif may return later Friday to Tehran for consultations on the nuclear talks he is having in Vienna with world powers, an Iranian source told AFP.

Iran nuclear talks hang in the balance

A final round of talks on Iran`s nuclear programme before a looming deadline hung in the balance on Thursday as Britain expressed pessimism a deal could be done in time and foreign ministers stayed away.

Iran, US go face-to-face in crunch nuclear talks

Iran and the US held one-on-one talks on Wednesday as a deadline loomed to reach a mammoth nuclear deal, seeking common ground on the two crucial remaining issues: uranium enrichment and sanctions relief.

Much to lose for Iran`s Rouhani if no nuclear pact

The Iranians conducting nuclear talks with world powers seem loath to use the word "compromise", but with much to lose President Hassan Rouhani may yet be pushing for a last-minute deal.

Iran nuclear talks get down to nitty-gritty

Iran and six world powers got down to business in Vienna on Wednesday, groping for the elusive magic formula to secure a milestone nuclear deal that satisfies hardliners in Tehran and Washington.

Iran, West eye chances of historic deal as final nuclear talks start

Iran and the West put the onus for reaching a historic deal over Tehran's nuclear programme on each other today, as a final round of talks geared up in Vienna despite big gaps remaining ahead of a November 24 deadline.

Final deal in Iran nuclear talks unlikely by deadline: Sources

Despite nearly a year of negotiations, Iran and six major powers are unlikely to meet a Nov. 24 deadline to reach a final deal to lift international sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program, officials say. 

Iran ready for ''more transparency'' in N-programme

 Iran is ready for further transparency in its nuclear programme within the international regulations, semi-official ISNA news agency quoted President Hassan Rouhani as saying Wednesday.

US, Iran nuclear deal in balance as Kerry, Zarif meet

 The United States and Iran started a second day of talks aimed at breaking the deadlock on a nuclear deal Monday, with the clock ticking down to a November 24 deadline.

Iran, EU, US meet in Oman for nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, US Secretary of State John Kerry and European Union`s (EU) nuclear coordinator Catherine Ashton started their tripartite talks here Sunday.

US, Iran seek nuclear breakthrough as deadline nears

 The United States and Iran began high-level talks in Oman Sunday ahead of a looming deadline for a deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme, with both sides under pressure at home.

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.