The breach has to do with Iran's stockpile of enriched uranium, which could be enriched further to weapons-grade material suitable for nuclear bombs
In a catch-22, Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei might want to postpone a new agreement to help conservatives in the upcoming Iranian presidential election, but a new conservative president might oppose a new agreement
While Iran is calling for an end to all Trump-era sanctions, the U.S. is only prepared to lift 'sanctions that are inconsistent with the JCPOA' in the latest round of indirect talks
'We are prepared to take the steps necessary to return to compliance with the JCPOA, including by lifting sanctions that are inconsistent with the JCPOA,' said the U.S. State Department
Top Iranian negotiator reiterates Tehran's position that it will not suspend uranium enrichment
In 2018 Qassem Soleimani hatched a clever idea for circumventing the U.S. sanctions. That same day, the Israeli response was also born. Now, news reports, blabbing and ego battles threaten to end it
Statement comes after Politico reports that Washington would offer a new proposal to jump-start talks
In Washington, U.S. President Joe Biden issued a Nowruz message calling for peace, prosperity and understanding
Statement comes ahead of a strategic meeting between Israel and the United States, with U.S. lawmakers putting pressure on the Biden administration to be tough on Iran
The move is part of a recent acceleration by Iran of its violations of restrictions under that deal, which granted Iran relief from financial sanctions in return for curbs to its nuclear activities
Iran Denies Involvement in Attack on Israeli-owned Ship: 'Gulf Security Is Extremely Important for Us'
Iran's foreign minister warns 'Israel knows very well that our response in the field of national security has always been fierce and accurate' after accusing the country of 'suspicious actions in the region'
The law, which expired at midnight on Monday, requires Iran to block snap inspections by the UN nuclear watchdog if sanctions are not lifted, but Iranian media isn't convinced of the benefits of escalation
FM Zarif says Iranian decision to end UN snap inspections of nuclear facilities doesn't mean abandoning deal ■ Comments come as head of the UN nuclear watchdog meets with Iran’s atomic chief
Israel’s ability to influence Biden on Iran is limited, nor is the option of clashing openly with the U.S. administration truly feasible
Iranian FM warns U.S. that nuclear deal could be further jeopardized if hardline president is elected in Iran's June elections
By telling the Biden administration that reentering the Iran nuclear accord would be a ‘bad thing,’ IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi is failing to learn the lessons of history and displaying the worst traits of Israeli security officials
Throwing baseless accusations at Biden’s envoy Rob Malley when he faces such a monumental challenge concerning Tehran’s nuclear program is futile and wrong
Talks on nuclear deal with Biden administration couldn't come soon enough for the country beset by raging COVID-19 and sanctions, but a questionable pact with China could provide Iran an alternative route
Another question is whether Biden is seeking to repair the world or whether he will get sucked into the whirlpool that Trump bequeathed him and just try to fix a few things
But sanctions should be lifted immediately, supreme leader claims, days after Tehran announced it had further breached terms of the deal
A year after the assassination of its Revolutionary Guards commander Qassem Soleimani, Tehran realizes that belated revenge would provoke an immediate, painful response, so it’s settling for posturing a-la 'hold me back' — for now
While U.S. sanctions do have specific carve-outs for medicine and humanitarian aid to Iran, banking and flight restrictions could complicate efforts to vaccinate the Middle East's worst hit country
Do strongly worded condemnations of the execution of an Iranian journalist suggest a firmer U.S. stance against Tehran than during the Obama years, or will human rights violations be compartmentalized in order to strike a deal with the Iranian regime?
The president-elect outlines in CNN interview a multilateral policy, arguing Tehran has 'increased the ability to have nuclear material' after Trump pulled out of the 2015 deal
The law pushed by hardline lawmakers would make it harder for Biden to rejoin the nuclear agreement once taking office
Germany's Bundesbank also kept a multi-billion-euro deposit facility open for Iranian banks, including two that faced fresh U.S. sanctions, giving Tehran a much-needed banking lifeline
251 lawmakers in the 290-seat chamber voted in favor of the bill which amounts to a show of defiance after the killing of a prominent Iranian nuclear scientist last month
The Trump sanctions hit Iran’s oil industry hard but for Iranian manufacturing and the Revolutionary Guard Corps, they’ve been a blessing
Elliott Abrams does not see sanctions ending, and thinks the new rapprochement between Israel and the Arab states should push Iran to 'change its conduct'