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The Wall Street Journal reported that the United States and Iran were exploring the option of a 10-year nuclear freeze as part of talks over Tehran's nuclear program.
By HERB KEINON,REUTERS
Israel's foremost challenge, Netanyahu says, is Iran's attempts to strengthen its foothold on Israel's borders, even as it tries to arm itself with nuclear weapons.
By HERB KEINON
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet on Sunday for yet another round of intensive talks.
By MICHAEL WILNER
Liberman calls on Jews to leave Europe soon.
Cylance Chief Executive Stuart McClure said the FBI warning suggested that the Iranian hacking campaign may have been larger than its own research revealed.
A UN member state, which several diplomats identified as the United States, said that it "had observed no recent downturn in procurement by Iran."
The former US secretary of state referred to Israel and the US as "two raucous democracies" who "sometimes get carried away."
By JPOST.COM STAFF
“We will not allow conditions in Iraq to descend to the level of Syria," says Iraq's deputy foreign minister.
An Argentine federal court last year struck down the controversial deal, which would have allowed the interrogation of Iranian suspects.
Peace Index poll taken by the Israel Democracy Institute and Tel Aviv University shows Israelis have varying degrees of trust in Obama.
By GIL HOFFMAN
Cruz (R-Texas) told the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs thatKhamenei appears confident that "there is no credible deterrence from the US."
PM warns that Ayatollah Khamenei's recent verbal attacks against the US show true nature of Islamic Republic.
Barack Obama a préféré éluder la nature antisémite de l’attaque contre l’Hypercacher. Un choix révélateur des intentions du président américain
By CAROLINE B. GLICK
The US role has now expanded in size and scope, involving more detailed "vetting" of targeting information prepared by the Saudis, with a particular interest in helping the Saudis to avoid civilian casualties, according to the US officials.
Iranian negotiator denies discussion of 2-3 page nuclear deal, according to local media.
The document would include the maximum number and types of uranium enrichment centrifuges Iran could operate, the size of uranium stockpiles, and type of atomic research Iran can conduct.
Decision comes after US gov't injects state secrets privilege.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The International Atomic Energy Agency is investigating allegations of explosives tests and other activity by Iran.
Obama administration on the offensive against "incorrect," "destructive" prime minister.
Rice says that politics had not been injected into the US-Israel relationship until Netanyahu's Congress invitation.
State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki says "not everything you're hearing from the Israeli government is an accurate depiction of the talks."
By MICHAEL WILNER,HERB KEINON
Iranian supreme leader takes to Twitter, claiming Muslims don't enjoy physical safety in western countries.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker (R-Tennessee) is looking to introduce a bill that may cause problems for the White House.
Salehi and her husband Jason Rezaian were picked up from their home in Tehran on July 22 and detained.
Robert Levinson, 66, disappeared while reportedly working for the CIA in a rogue operation.
Hekmati originally arrested in 2011 in Tehran while visiting family; report claims Tehran secretly retried him after conviction was appealed.
Negotiations set to begin as US lawmakers still skeptical of process; Menendez calls on Obama to put Iran 'on notice' for skirting interim deal.
State Department: Parties have together agreed not to divulge details of the issues laid on the negotiating table.
General Hassan Firouzabadi also warned Iran's neighbors in the Gulf not to allow a US attack on Iran from their territory.
Obama made a plea for time to explore diplomacy in his annual State of the Union address on Tuesday night.
By Michael Wilner
"One thing does not change, the slogan of 'death to Israel' that is scrawled on the missiles."
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
Obama warned Republican lawmakers not to "prejudge" the agreement or "try to use a procedural argument essentially to screw up the possibility of a deal."
By REUTERS,JPOST.COM STAFF
A number of leading US senators remain unswayed following months of intense and controversial Israeli efforts to block a nuclear deal with Iran.
"They always try to slander the state of Israel and undermine its foundation," foreign minister says.
Premier sends condolences to Jordan after murder of pilot by ISIS, warns against 'bad agreement' with Iran.
Army Radio: Possible deal includes understanding whereby Iran would be allowed to keep centrifuges in exchange for maintaining regional stability in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria.
"For us to undermine diplomacy at this critical time for no good reason is a mistake," Obama tells CNN on subject of new Iran sanctions.
Israeli intelligence officials have apparently come around to the same view shared by both the Obama administration as well as American spy agencies.
The two sides remain divided on such issues as lifting United Nations sanctions and on research and development using advanced centrifuges.
Amad Khatami claims if nuclear deal does not pass, Obama will fall into crisis.
Iranian Admiral: "The Americans have realized today that if they embark on war they will sustain defeat, given the Islamic Revolution's capabilities."
Pentagon: No US citizens aboard Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship at which Iran fired shots.
"They created the myth of nuclear weapons so they could say the Islamic Republic is a source of threat. No, the source of threat is America itself."
Addressing worshipers in Tehran, Iranian leaders decried Saudi Arabia's "blood bath" in Yemen and warned the US of deceitful behavior in negotiations over the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.
Israel's diplomatic efforts to keep Russia from selling the air defense system to Iran have failed to keep Moscow from worrying about its own interests.
By YOSSI MELMAN
Officials in the administration are said to be ramping up their efforts for congressional support before a March 31 deadline.
While all sides agree they have been inching closer to a deal, there are major disagreements that have prevented a resolution.
Iran may be serious about a nuclear deal that ends its pariah status and the crippling sanctions. But it has been maximizing its strength across the Middle East.
Steinitz, in France to influence Iran deal, says until agreement is completed "we will point to specific loopholes and difficulties."
Bill requires Obama to submit any nuclear agreement with Iran for Congress' approval.
Obama says nuclear deal a reasonable, if fleeting opportunity for peace, in message to the Iranian people marking the Persian new year.
"Post March 24 and absent an agreement, there is no mechanism left to further delay the legislative process from moving forward."
There are fears that the case could harm relations between the two countries if the US were to provide information while Israel refused.
Ayatollah Mohammad Yazdi's selection comes in light of reports that Ayatollah Khameini was hospitalized in critical condition.
The Middle East has become the world's largest regional market for weapons amid turmoil as Russia faces sales dip due to sanctions.
Alireza Jafarzadeh, deputy director of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), said that there is a site hidden north east of Tehran.
Araqchi said that Iran would not succumb to pressure and agree to a deal that would not be a "win win situation" in the interest of both sides.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Iran's nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi spent most of the day separately negotiating technical details of curbing Iran's nuclear program
UN watchdog says Iran has refrained from expanding tests of more efficient models of a machine used to refine uranium under a nuclear agreement with six world powers.
"The enemy is using the lever of sanctions to the hilt and their goal is to stop our people's progress," Khamenei said in a public speech in Tehran carried by the official IRNA news agency.
Tehran's foreign minister warns Kerry that outcome of nuclear agreement will affect Rouhani's presidency.
“In certain cases there were a lot of gaps and differences of opinion, but the differences have narrowed at the moment,” Rouhani told Iranian reporters on Tuesday.
Revolutionary Guards Brig. Gen. Amir-Ali Hajizadeh told Press TV that Iran has been exporting missile technology.
Netanyahu's apprehensions about a bad agreement are unfounded, since it doesn't appear that Washington is showing signs of capitulating, at least not at this stage.
Top diplomats from old adversaries strolling together in a foreign land provoked an outcry among Iranian hard-liners deeply wary of rapprochement with the "Great Satan".
Writing for the online Politico newsmagazine, Ross argues that American allies in the region are growing more apprehensive over what they see as growing Iranian influence in the region.
Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the second-in-command in the Revolutionary Guards, told Iranian state media on Thursday that his troops are capable of firing Shahab-3 missiles on Israel.
In a joint news conference, Obama and Cameron urged US lawmakers to hold off on any legislation calling for further sanctions; the leaders vowed to take on 'poisonous ideology' of radical Islam
By MICHAEL WILNER,REUTERS
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif engaged in "substantive meetings" on Wednesday, the State Department said.
Tehran “condemns extremism, violence, and terrorism whether in Palestine, Lebanon and the Levant or in Paris and the United States.”
Despite the risk, Tehran's residents are still partaking in the age-old fun of dancing.
By HAGAI LAP
"Our political life has shown we can't have sustainable growth while we are isolated," said the Iranian president.
"At a time negotiations are underway with P5+1, such a move raises doubts about America's intentions and violates the good will principles,"
The falling price of oil and economic sanctions on Iran have forced budgetary cuts, but the Iranian defense expenditure will rise 33.5 percent.
Khamenei spoke to a gathering of senior navy officials during a ceremony to mark the "Navy Week" in Iran.
French foreign minister expects negotiations down to the wire on November 24, as Russia, Iran hint at extension.
The communication, confirmed in part by a senior US State Department official, may signal the estranged foes are inching toward a level of contacts rarely seen.
Tehran accuses some members of coalition of being "financial and military supporters of terrorists in Iraq and Syria"; Russia: Airstrikes without a UN mandate would be an "act of aggression."
Iran and global powers are working to strike a comprehensive agreement by November 24, with Iran agreeing to curb its nuclear activities in exchange for an easing of economic sanctions.
US secretary of state says Washington "interested in communicating" with Iran, but adds working with Tehran to stem insurgency not on the table.
Iran's chief nuclear negotiator causes uproar in Iranian parliament, calls Holocaust a "horrifying tragedy" in German TV interview.
Rabbi Shlomo Riskin has lived in Israel since 1983 and is the dean of Ohr Torah Educational Institutions as well as chief rabbi of Efrat.
By GREER FAY CASHMAN
Cruise's character William Cage shares characteristics with the Imam Mahdi, Mashregh writes.
By JOANNA PARASZCZUK
The administration’s fear of provoking actions while the nuclear negotiations are ongoing is interpreted by Iran not as pragmatism, but as an invitation to cheat on any future deal.
By ERIC R. MANDEL
Iranian society and its civil movement are very vibrant and active.
By MEHDI AMINI
US sanctions specifically allow for the sale of agricultural commodities, food, medicine and medical devices to Iran.
By DAVID IBSEN AND JULIE SHAIN
The increasing animosity between Netanyahu and Obama put an end to Israeli-Palestinian negotiations way before they reached their end on April 29, 2014.
By GERSHON BASKIN
From its earliest days, the Iranian regime has been courted by one US administration after another seeking to accommodate Tehran.