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  • Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

    June 15, 2015 | 9:06 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused world powers on Sunday of stepping up concessions to Iran to enable a deal by June 30 on curbing its nuclear program even as Tehran balks at demands for heightened U.N. inspections.

    Netanyahu has argued that the agreement in the...

  • Israel-linked computer virus attacked hotels where Iran nuclear talks held

    June 10, 2015 | 8:35 am

    Three European hotels that hosted the Iran nuclear talks reportedly were targeted by a computer virus widely believed to be used as spyware by Israel.

    Each of the unnamed hotels was targeted by a version of the Duqu virus about two weeks before hosting the negotiations between...

  • Obama makes pitch for Iran deal, promises to stand by Israel

    April 6, 2015 | 11:14 am

    President Obama promised to defend Israel in making his most comprehensive case yet for a diplomatic resolution of the standoff over Iran’s nuclear program.

    In a lengthy interview Saturday with Thomas Friedman of The New York Times, Obama made his pitch for the framework accord...

  • U.S., Iran resume talks on preliminary nuclear deal as deadline looms

    March 26, 2015 | 9:10 am

    The United States and Iran resumed negotiations on Thursday aimed at clinching a nuclear deal before a March 31 deadline, and officials close to the talks said some kind of preliminary agreement between Tehran and six powers was possible.

    As the talks began, Washington and Tehran...

  • Israeli officials deny report that Israel spied on U.S.-Iran talks

    March 24, 2015 | 10:42 am

    Israeli officials denied a report that Israel spied on closed-door talks held between the United States and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program.

    Israel provided the inside information to Republican members of Congress in order to turn them against the deal, The Wall Street...

  • Israel reaches out to France before resumption of Iran nuclear talks

    March 23, 2015 | 9:16 am

    Top Israeli envoys were sent to confer with French officials on Sunday about preventing what Israel considers an unfavorable nuclear deal with Iran after tensions surfaced between France and the United States ‎over negotiation strategy.

    Though France has demanded more stringent...

  • Iran, U.S. line up technical options as push for deal intensifies

    March 17, 2015 | 9:26 am

    Iran and major world powers have been making headway in identifying technical options for a historic nuclear deal as an end-March deadline nears but difficult issues must still be addressed, U.S. and Iranian officials said on Tuesday.

    Iran and six world powers are seeking an...

  • Netanyahu favorable rating plummets among U.S. Democratic voters

    March 12, 2015 | 12:56 pm

    U.S. favorability ratings for Benjamin Netanyahu among likely U.S. voters dropped dramatically among those who lean Democratic in the aftermath of the Israeli prime minister’s speech to the U.S. Congress, a Gallup poll showed.

    Netanyahu’s overall favorable ratings dropped to 38...

  • Obama extends sanctions on Iran while noting its improved behavior

    March 12, 2015 | 12:45 pm

    President Barack Obama noted improved Iranian behavior while nuclear talks are underway, but said a yearlong extension of sanctions is still merited.

    On Wednesday, Obama extended the status of national emergency for Iran, which perpetuates existing sanctions on the regime for a...

  • Kerry says will know soon if U.S., Iran can reach nuclear deal

    February 24, 2015 | 9:18 am

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday he expected to know soon whether Iran is willing to agree to a nuclear deal, and he appeared to take a swipe at Israel's prime minister over the issue.

    "We expect to know soon whether or not Iran is willing to put together an...

  • Iran has stopped questionable nuclear centrifuge testing: IAEA

    February 20, 2015 | 8:46 am

    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, a U.N. report shows, allaying concerns it might be violating the accord.

    Tehran's development of advanced centrifuges is sensitive...

  • What is the importance of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress?

    February 19, 2015 | 9:07 am

    At the moment it appears that some members of Congress are angry that Speaker of the House John Boehner took it upon himself to invite Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address Congress.  Usually these types of invitations are left to the discretion of the President of...

  • Obama administration: Israel must quit distorting details of Iran talks

    February 19, 2015 | 9:01 am

    Israel is distorting the U.S. negotiating position in nuclear talks with Iran and must stop, Obama administration officials said.

    “The United States is mindful of the need to not negotiate in public and to ensure that information that is discussed at the negotiating table is not...

  • Beneath the ‘chickenshit,’ political and diplomatic uncertainty fuel U.S.-Israel divide

    November 3, 2014 | 2:39 pm

    What lies beneath “chickenshit”?

    The coarseness of the epithet for cowardice used by an anonymous Obama administration official to describe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has seized the attention of Jerusalem and Washington. The snipe, reported by The Atlantic’s...

  • Kerry sees ‘finite’ time for Iran nuclear talks

    March 4, 2013 | 3:33 am

    Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday there was "finite" time for talks between Iran and world powers on its disputed nuclear program to bear fruit, but gave no hint how long Washington may be willing to negotiate.

    Israel, Iran's arch-enemy and convinced Tehran is secretly...