UN nuclear chief holds Iran talks as deadlines loom

Yukiya Amano held morning talks with Foreign Minister Mohammaf Javad Zarif before meeting President Hassan Rouhani, Iran`s official IRNA news agency reported.

IAEA chief to visit Iran for n-talks

Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano is scheduled to arrive in Tehran Sunday for nuclear talks.

Iran, US officials hold nuclear talks in Geneva to narrow gaps

Iranian and US officials met in Geneva on Thursday for the first time since the Islamic state and six world powers agreed to extend talks to resolve a decade-long dispute over Iran`s nuclear ambitions.

Extension of Iran nuclear deadline `likely` Friday: China

Iran and world powers are "likely" to agree on the terms of extending a Sunday deadline to reach a nuclear deal, China`s chief negotiator in talks in Vienna said.

US, Iran lay ground for nuclear talks extension

US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart have laid the groundwork for an extension of a Sunday deadline to strike a historic nuclear deal after intense talks in Vienna.

US needs to break `deadlock` in nuclear talks: Iran FM

Iran`s foreign minister on Tuesday the United States must take political decisions to end the current "deadlock" at talks in Vienna over his country`s disputed nuclear programme.

West, Iran say big gaps remain as deadline looms in nuke talks

World powers and Iran on Sunday said big differences remained in talks to build a lasting agreement on the Islamic republic`s nuclear activities by the end of next week.

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 warns could walk away from nuclear talks

Iran`s chief negotiator in nuclear talks in Vienna warned on Saturday that Tehran is ready to walk away if "excessive" Western demands cause a failure, eight days before a deadline for a deal.

Kerry, ministers to join Iran nuclear talks in Vienna: Official

US Secretary of State John Kerry and foreign ministers from the six powers negotiating with Iran on its nuclear programme will travel to Vienna this weekend to help break the logjam in the talks, a senior Western official said on Thursday.

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.

As nuclear talks resume, Iran says will not "kneel"

Iran is ready to take concrete steps to ensure its nuclear programme remains peaceful but will not "kneel in submission" to do a deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said before a resumption of talks with major powers on Wednesday.

Kerry chides Iran ahead of Vienna nuclear talks, deadline looms

Kerry warned Iran ahead of this week`s nuclear talks in Vienna that it has yet to prove that its nuclear ambitions are entirely peaceful in multiple rounds of talks with six world powers as a July 20 deadline nears.

Iran signals it may allow snap nuclear inspections

Iran may allow snap inspections of its nuclear facilities as part of a final agreement with world powers on its contentious atomic program, an Iranian official said today.

Iran position in nuclear talks `worrying`: Western diplomat

Iran`s position in critical nuclear talks is "worrying", with no change on most issues, a Western diplomat said Thursday on the sidelines of negotiations in Vienna.

Tehran, world powers `begin drafting nuclear deal`

Iran and world powers have started drafting a comprehensive nuclear agreement but still face many sticking points, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

Iran could work with US in Iraq if nuclear talks succeed: Rouhani aide

A top Iranian official said Wednesday that Tehran could consider working with the United States over the crisis in Iraq if talks on its nuclear programme are successful.

Six powers, Iran start nuclear talks after setbacks

Six world powers and Iran began their fifth round of nuclear negotiations on Tuesday in hopes of salvaging prospects for a deal over Tehran`s disputed atomic activity by a July deadline.

Senior US diplomat to take part in Iran nuclear talks this week

The No. 2 US diplomat will travel to Vienna this week to take part in talks over Iran`s nuclear program, the State Department said on Sunday.

Iran, 6 powers wrestle over text of nuke deal

Nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers moved to an ambitious new stage today, with the two sides sitting down to start writing the text of a final deal. But with major issues still unresolved, any initial draft is likely to be a patchwork affair, and agreement remains uncertain.