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US Secretary of State John Kerry waits for the start of a trilateral meeting in Lausanne
Discussing Iran's four paths to the bomb, US prioritizes one above all

A comprehensive nuclear deal would provide world powers with greater visibility into Iran - with Tehran's permission - than intelligence alone ever could.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif (R) and other members of the Iranian delegation
'Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks,' US says

Rouhani's move to reach out to the leaders of the six powers is "hopefully a sign that Iran is ready to make some of the tough decisions," a senior State Department official said.

US and Iranian negotiators meet in Lausanne for nuclear talks
Iran, six powers demand mutual concessions in tense nuclear talks

While all sides agree they have been inching closer to a deal, there are major disagreements that have prevented a resolution.

Iran nuclear talks
Western powers stress unity in Iran talks, 'won't do bad deal'

Hammond told reporters the Western ministers were all in agreement that "we will not do a bad deal that does not meet our red lines."

US President Barack Obama
Obama's 'lame duck' status looms large in Iran nuclear negotiations

The subtext of the GOP letter to the Iranians is: Think twice before signing a deal with a lame-duck president.

Snowflakes fall as Republican Guards stand in formation in the courtyard of the Elysee Palace
France signals tension among world powers on Iran nuclear talks

EU: Talks in ‘last mile’ will require political, not technical, concessions; Gaps still need to be closed, Kerry says.

Khamenei on a computer screen
Iran says it will let Google in if it accepts cultural rules

"We are not opposed to any of the entities operating in global markets who want to offer services in Iran."

Iranian military personnel participate in war games in an unknown location near the Strait of Hormuz
Iran tests naval missiles as part of fresh war games in Persian Gulf

The war games, which were given the moniker “Great Prophet 9,” began with “maritime mine operations by speedboats” and “the firing of coast-to-sea missiles” in the Persian Gulf.

US AND IRANIAN negotiators pose yesterday in Geneva before a discussion of Iran’s nuclear program
Israeli officials: The world is allowing Iran to keep enrichment centrifuges

Emerging deal also places 10-year cap on agreement; Gov’t officials say this is why Netanyahu must address Congress.

Afghan money lenders trade Iranian rial for dollars
'Dirty Money' polluting Iranian politics, interior minister says

“A large part of the moral corruption in this country comes from the introduction of dirty money into politics”.

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