While Donald Trump has sought to maximise pressure on Iran and isolate it globally, Biden has proposed to offer the Islamic republic a return to diplomacy
Donald Trump wrong to think 'maximum pressure' campaign will break Tehran regime, says Iran foreign minister
In recent months, Iran has steadily violated the limitations the deal placed on the amount of enriched uranium and heavy water it can stockpile, the number and type of centrifuges it can operate, and the purity of the uranium it enriches.
Iran vows ‘harsh retaliation’ against US airstrike that killed General Qassem Soleimani; China says ‘highly concerned’ about situation
Killing of General Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran's elite Quds Force, marks a major escalation in the standoff between Washington and Iran
Turkey remains defiant to international pressure on offensive against Syrian Kurdish forces as US demands ceasefire
Turkey rebuffed international pressure to curb its deadly offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria on Wednesday as US President Donald Trump dispatched his deputy Mike Pence to Ankara to demand a ceasefire
Iran opposes military action against Kurdish forces, urges Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity
Iran's top diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in a phone call that Tehran is opposed to military action in Syria, the foreign ministry has said
Iran said it had taken a step to further downgrade its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal with the world’s most powerful nations, according to Iranian media, in retaliation to US sanctions reimposed on Tehran
United States must adhere to nuclear deal, halt economic terrorism if it wants talks, says Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
The United States must observe a landmark nuclear deal and halt 'economic terrorism' against Iran if it wants to hold talks, the Islamic republic's foreign minister said on Thursday.
Donald Trump insists he's not seeking 'regime change' in Iran, says he was aware of Iranian foreign minister's G7 Summit visit
US President Donald Trump said Monday that he had agreed to the Iranian foreign minister flying in for a G7 summit
France’s invitation to Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif for G7 Summit was a ‘surprise’, says White House official
EU leaders have struggled to calm confrontation between Iran, US since Trump pulled out of 2015 nuclear deal, reimposed sanctions on Iranian economy
Iran foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to meet president Emmanuel Macron on Friday over nuclear deal; Norway next on agenda
Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is expected to visit Paris and meet with his counterpart and the French president on Friday, state news agency IRNA reported.
Amid heightened tensions with US, Iran seizes yet another foreign tanker 'carrying smuggled fuel' from Persian Gulf
Tensions between arch-enemies Iran and the US have soared this year after Washington stepped up its campaign of 'maximum pressure' against Tehran.
Iran-US tensions: 'Highly gratified' by cooperation from 'great friend' India on Iranian sanctions, says White House
The US is "highly gratified" by the cooperation from a "great friend" like India in enforcing the oil sanctions on Tehran, the White House said on Wednesday as the Trump administration slapped sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif
Hassan Rouhani says US 'afraid' of Mohammad Javad Zarif, mocks decision to freeze Iran foreign minister's American assets
Iran's president Hassan Rouhani on Thursday mocked US decision to impose sanctions on foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, saying it showed Washington was "afraid" of him as tensions again flare between the arch-enemies
US extends waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iran's nuclear facilities without penalties but hits foreign minister with sanctions
The Trump administration on Wednesday extended waivers allowing foreign firms to work at Iranian nuclear facilities without US penalties even as it hit Iran's foreign minister with sanctions
Iran says US rejected offer for robust nuclear inspection in exchange for lifting sanctions, claims Washington 'not seeking talks'
Iran said on Monday the US had rejected an offer from Tehran for more robust nuclear inspections in exchange for lifting sanctions because Washington is "not seeking dialogue
Iran contradicts Donald Trump's claim of 'destroying' drone, says it has 'no information' about incident
Tensions in the Gulf region mounted on Thursday as Donald Trump said an American naval vessel shot down an Iranian drone that threatened the ship as it was entering the Strait of Hormuz
In UN, Iran foreign minister accuses US of ‘economic terrorism’ amid growing tensions, says sanctions threaten country’s growth
Iran's foreign minister has renewed accusations that the United States was waging "economic terrorism," on a visit to the United Nations during which Washington has sharply curtailed his movements.
Donald Trump claims US not pushing for regime change in Iran, but is determined to stop it from acquiring nukes
President Donald Trump said Tuesday the United States is not pushing to topple Iran's leadership but is determined to stop it acquiring nuclear weapons.
UN raises concern over US travel restrictions on Iran foreign minister Javad Zarif, conveys issue to Washington
The United Nations voiced concern after the United States imposed unusually harsh restrictions on the movement of Iran's foreign minister, who was visiting the world body.
US deploys F-22 fighter jets in Qatar as tensions flare up with Iran, says move will defend America's forces and interests
The US has deployed F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar for the first time, its military said, adding to a buildup of US forces in the Gulf amid tensions with Iran.