Nuclear program of Iran

Technicians work at the Arak heavy water reactor's secondary circuit.

US officials and signatories of the Iran deal to meet in Vienna next week

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In today’s Top of The World: Iran nuclear deal signatories will work to bring US and Iran back into compliance; Taiwan faces its deadliest train crash; Ethiopia’s northern Tigray humanitarian crisis worsens

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to reporters following a meeting with members of the U.N. Security Council, Aug. 20, 2020.

Iran nuclear deal negotiator: US lacks UN standing and ‘cannot snap back sanctions’

Commodities containers are seen at Shahid Rajaee harbor

Iran-Israel cyberattacks threaten unofficial rules of engagement

A man wearing a protective face mask and gloves, amid fear of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), jumps rope at Valiasr street in Tehran, Iran, March 26, 2020.

Should sanctions against Iran be lifted in the wake of COVID-19?

A close-up of President Donald Trump raising his index finger.

Trump wants NATO more involved in the Middle East. What does Europe want?

President Donald Trump departs from a podium, flanked by several officials

‘Neither the United States nor Iran wants to go to war,’ says former ambassador


US President Donald Trump made a statement Wednesday regarding tensions between the US and Iran. Ivo Daalder, former US ambassador to NATO, speaks with The World’s Marco Werman about the president’s remarks and the future of the US-Iran relationship.

Iranians shout slogans during a protest

A new year, a new Iran nuclear deal?

US President Donald Trump walked away from the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. As 2019 draws to an end, where does the deal stand and are we any closer to securing a stronger deal?

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

What US-Iran tensions mean for US allies in the nuclear deal

European parties to the deal are struggling to calm the deepening confrontation between Iran and the United States since US President Donald Trump pulled Washington out last year.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center), Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman (right) and Minister of Foreign Affairs Israel Katz (left), attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on July 7, 2019.

With the Iran deal falling apart, Israel faces new worries


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a fierce critic of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. But now that the deal appears to be collapsing, Israel isn’t exactly celebrating.

A man holds Iranian and American currency

Things That Go Boom: Are sanctions on Iran spurring economic resilience?


Sanctions on Iran have squeezed the economy since the 1970s, and since US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal, they have been ratcheting up. Some Iranians are ready to cut and run but others are waiting out the economic storm.