Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters Saturday afternoon that “big” and “serious gaps” remain between the United States and Iran as both nations rush to ink a deal aimed at containing Tehran’s nuclear work just over 48 hours before a self-imposed deadline for the talks expires.
In between sit-downs with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, Kerry consulted with major players in the Middle East, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a senior State Department official told the Free Beacon.
VIENNA—Secretary of State John Kerry spent hours locked behind closed doors with Iran’s foreign minister early Friday as both sides rushed to reach a final nuclear agreement that sources say is becoming increasingly elusive as a result of Tehran’s intransigence.
VIENNA—Iran never halted its clandestine nuclear weapons program despite repeated assurances to the West, according to a report that sheds new light on Tehran’s current and ongoing research into the creation of a nuclear warhead.
VIENNA—The U.S. Senate is warning the Obama administration that it is poised to veto a final nuclear deal with the Iranians and impose harsher sanctions on Tehran, according to a letter sent late Wednesday to President Obama.
The United Nations late Tuesday voted to condemn Iranian human rights abuses and single it out for executing upwards of 1,000 political opponents and prisoners in the past year.
A radical pro-jihad terror site has begun offering how-to tips and advice to would be Western recruits who are preparing to travel abroad to Syria and join up with the Islamic State (IS).
An employee with a leading Jewish organization was fired after secretly planning to document an internal, off-the-record phone call with a top Jewish community official and pass the information along to a group of liberal activists critical of Israel, according to email correspondence obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
A hardline Iranian cleric affiliated with the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said Iran has used “suicide operations” in the past and will use them again “to send its message to the world,” according to a translation of his original Farsi remarks.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) will attempt to force a vote in the U.S. Senate on Thursday on a bill that would require the White House to get approval from Congress on any deal it may sign with Iran as a result of negotiations.
Iranian military officials on Wednesday said that they would gift to the United Stats one of its new armed drones that was built by Tehran based on technology it acquired from the 2011 downing on a U.S. military drone.