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Remarks come as European powers, US in disagreement with Iran over how to restore nuclear deal.Remarks come as European powers, US in disagreement with Iran over how to restore nuclear deal.

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The Biden administration's early efforts to resurrect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are getting a chilly early response from Tehran. Though few expected a breakthrough in the first month of the new administration, Iran's tough line suggests a difficult road ahead.The Biden administration's early efforts to resurrect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are getting a chilly early response from Tehran. Though few expected a breakthrough in the first month of the new administration, Iran's tough line suggests a difficult road ahead.

Biden attempt to resurrect Iran nuke deal off to bumpy start | CTV News

Trump’s foreign policy was a disaster. His enablers should let Biden clean up the mess.Trump’s foreign policy was a disaster. His enablers should let Biden clean up the mess.

Opinion | If you served Trump, you have no standing to criticize Biden - The Washington Post

Iran was due to call a halt to most inspections on Sunday as it tries to persuade Joe Biden to lift crippling economic sanctions, but instead agreed only to end snap probes.Iran was due to call a halt to most inspections on Sunday as it tries to persuade Joe Biden to lift crippling economic sanctions, but instead agreed only to end snap probes.

Iran stops snap inspections of its nuclear sites as it pressures Joe Biden to lift sanctions | Daily Mail Online

<strong>Editorial: </strong>Donald Trump tried to wreck the agreement. Can the Biden administration and Tehran find a solution? Editorial: Donald Trump tried to wreck the agreement. Can the Biden administration and Tehran find a solution?

The Guardian view on the Iranian nuclear deal: hopes grow for the JCPOA, but time is tight | Iran nuclear deal | The Guardian

Biden is willing to return to Iran nuclear deal negotiations and eases some sanctions. That's not a good strategy.The administration’s strategy for getting Iran to play ball clearly involves making upfront concessions to Tehran for nothing in return.

Biden squanders leverage Trump stockpiled on Iran in pursuit of a defective nuclear deal

Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and U.S. President Joe Biden's administration to lift crippling economic sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal.Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities Tuesday, a bid to pressure European countries and U.S. President Joe Biden's administration to lift crippling economic sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran officially imposes curbs on UN nuclear inspections - World News - Castanet.net

The frozen lake of US-Iran confrontation is generating a pinging sound. The cracking of the ice is yet to produce that loud booming thunderclap. But theseThe frozen lake of US-Iran confrontation is generating a pinging sound. The cracking of the ice is yet to produce that loud booming thunderclap. But these are early days.  It was only last Thu…

US, Iran edging back to negotiating table - Asia Times

The U.S. Department of State on Monday reaffirmed the willingness to engage with Tehran over the nuclear issue, downplaying new threats by the Iranian leadership to boost uranium enrichment.

U.S. reaffirms willingness to engage Iran over nuclear issue - Global Times

TEHRAN- In a meeting with the members of Iran’s Assembly of Experts on Monday, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said the nuclear law passed by the Parliament concerning the removal of sanctions must be exactly implemented, according to Fars news agency.TEHRAN- In a meeting with the members of Iran’s Assembly of Experts on Monday, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, said the nuclear law passed by the Parliament concerning the removal of sanctions must be exactly implemented, according to Fars news agency.

Ayatollah Khamenei says Parliament's nuclear law must be implemented - Tehran Times

Iran dramatically sharpened its nuclear threat last week, but also put into place one of the last key pieces that will allow it to export crude directly to its principal oil markets in AsiaIran dramatically sharpened its nuclear threat last week, but also put into place one of the last key pieces that will allow it to export crude directly to its principal oil markets in Asia

Iran Doubles Down On Nuclear Ambitions As It Expands Oil Influence | OilPrice.com

In principle, the U.S. is again committed to inclusive international diplomacy. In practice, Trump so rattled the global order that the damage endures after he has gone.In principle, the U.S. is again committed to inclusive international diplomacy. In practice, Trump so rattled the global order that the damage endures after he has gone.

Will Biden’s Iran Diplomacy Become a Shakespearean Tragedy? | The New Yorker

Iran's leader also warns it may enrich uranium to 60%, as it steps further away from nuclear deal; top US diplomat says DC willing to reenter pact if Tehran in ‘strict compliance’Iran's leader also warns it may enrich uranium to 60%, as it steps further away from nuclear deal; top US diplomat says DC willing to reenter pact if Tehran in ‘strict compliance’

Khamenei: If we wanted nukes, nobody, including 'Zionist clown,' could stop us | The Times of Israel

WASHINGTON: Iran has commuted the sentence of an ailing 84-year-old Iranian-American but barred him from leaving, his son said Monday, urging President Joe Biden to prioritize the case. Baquer Namazi, a former UNICEF official, was detained in February 2016 when he traveled back to Iran after the arrest in Tehran of his son Siamak Namazi, a businessman. Siamak’s brother, Babak,WASHINGTON: Iran has commuted the sentence of an ailing 84-year-old Iranian-American but barred him from leaving, his son said Monday, urging President Joe Biden to prioritize the case. Baquer

Iranian-American Baquer Namazi’s sentence commuted but blocked from leaving | Arab News

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei repeated his claim that the Islamic Republic is not pursuing nuclear weapons, but, notably, qualified thatIranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei repeated his claim that the Islamic Republic is not pursuing nuclear weapons, but, notably, qualified that if he wanted to acquire the bomb then no na

Iranian Supreme Leader: Israel Can't Stop Us From Getting Nukes; PA Paid Terrorists Over $150 Million in 2020 | HonestReporting

For many former senior security officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should work with the Biden administration, not against it, for a rapid nuclear deal with Iran.For many former senior security officials, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should work with the Biden administration, not against it, for a rapid nuclear deal with Iran.

Former Israeli security officials call on Netanyahu to dialogue with US on Iran deal - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran's uranium enrichment level would not be limited to 20 percent; it will be increased to whatever level the country needs.Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Iran's uranium enrichment level would not be limited to 20 percent; it will be increased to whatever level the country needs.

Khamenei: Iran may enrich uranium to 60 percent purity if needed

The scrutiny of the Biden-Israel relationship is just beginning.The scrutiny of the Biden-Israel relationship is just beginning.

Biden and Netanyahu talked, but what does it all mean? The scorecard - The Jerusalem Post

Iran said Sunday it estimates unilateral sanctions by the United States has caused $1 trillion worth of damage to its economy, and it any new deal must include compensationIran said Sunday it estimates unilateral sanctions by the United States has caused $1 trillion worth of damage to its economy, and it any new deal must include compensation

Iran Claims U.S. Sanctions Cost $1 Trillion, Demands Compensation | OilPrice.com

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday accused Western leaders and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of hypocrisy for targeting the Islamic Republic's nuclear programm...

Iran FM slams West, IAEA hypocrisy over Israel’s expanding nuclear site – Middle East Monitor

Iran officially started restricting international inspections of its nuclear facilities, state TV reports, in a bid to pressure European countries and Biden to lift economic sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal***

Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20 percent purity, UN watchdog says - Iran - Haaretz.com

Biden needs to change the preferences of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates if he is to make them useful partners in negotiations with Iran.Biden needs to change the preferences of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates if he is to make them useful partners in negotiations with Iran.

The Real Regional Problem With the Iran Deal | Foreign Affairs

Biden is more interested in appearing to negotiate with Iran than in actually moving forward in any tangible way.Biden is more interested in appearing to negotiate with Iran than in actually moving forward in any tangible way.

Is Biden Faking it on Iran to Attract Europe?

Iranian Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan, a former Revolutionary Guard commander and defence minister, is now serving as a military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In an exc…Iranian Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan, a former Revolutionary Guard commander and defence minister, is now serving as a military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In an exc…

Iranian military adviser urges US to return to 2015 nuclear deal - The Interview

A majority of Iranian lawmakers voted on Monday to pass a motion condemning the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, for agreeing a deal between his government and the UN nuclear watchdog, and called for his prosecution. A majority of Iranian lawmakers voted on Monday to pass a motion condemning the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, for agreeing a deal between his government and the UN nuclear watchdog, and called for his prosecution. 

Iranian parliament calls for President Rouhani to be prosecuted over ‘illegal’ agreement with IAEA — RT World News

Washington is willing to go back to the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran shows "strict compliance" with the accord. But new signs indicate that Tehran is moving away from — not toward — compromise.Washington is willing to go back to the Iran nuclear deal if Tehran shows "strict compliance" with the accord. But new signs indicate that Tehran is moving away from — not toward — compromise.

US wants to ′strengthen′ Iran nuclear deal | News | DW | 22.02.2021

PM meets with Gantz and Ashkenazi to present a united front on the matter to Biden administration, with whom Netanyahu expects discord, and prevent out of turn remarks from rivals during election campaignPM meets with Gantz and Ashkenazi to present a united front on the matter to Biden administration, with whom Netanyahu expects discord, and prevent out of turn remarks from rivals during election campaign

Political activists in Iran condemned the fatwa, calling it 'toxic'.Political activists in Iran condemned the fatwa, calling it 'toxic'.

Female TV cartoon characters must wear hijab, Iran's Khamenei decrees | Hindustan Times

The UN nuclear watchdog said on February 23 that it is "deeply concerned" that Iran secretly kept "undeclared nuclear material" at an "undeclared location" as the agency warned that Tehran continued to exceed "many limits" set by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.The UN nuclear watchdog said on February 23 that it is "deeply concerned" that Iran secretly kept "undeclared nuclear material" at an "undeclared location" as the agency warned that Tehran continued to exceed "many limits" set by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers.

IAEA Demands Iran Explain 'Undeclared Nuclear Material'

So-called So-called voluntary transparency measures, including snap inspections of sites not under regular monitoring, are also suspended

Iran implements new restrictions on UN inspections due to US sanctions

Iran’s Supreme Leader Khamenei Issues Fatwa Mandating All Female Cartoon Characters To Wear Hijab

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday Iran could increase its level of uranium enrichment to whatever the country needs, including up to 60%, as a standoff between Iran and the United States continues over the future of the Iran nuclear deal.   State television quoted Khamenei on Monday as saying, "Americans and the European parties to the deal have used unjust language against Iran. ... Iran will not yield to pressure.Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Monday Iran could increase its level of uranium enrichment to whatever the country needs, including up to 60%, as a standoff between Iran and the United States continues over the future of the Iran nuclear deal.   State television quoted Khamenei on Monday as saying, "Americans and the European parties to the deal have used unjust language against Iran. ... Iran will not yield to pressure.

Khamenei Says Iran Could Enrich Uranium to 60% | Voice of America - English

Israel hopes to prevent personal tension between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Joe Biden over their differences on the Iranian nuclear question by delegating talks on the topic to their senior staff, an Israeli official said.Israel hopes to prevent personal tension between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. President Joe Biden over their differences on the Iranian nuclear question by delegating talks on the topic to their senior staff, an Israeli official said.

Israel aims to resolve Iran disputes with Biden at adviser level | Reuters

Iran Supreme Leader Khamenei says Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity, will not yield to U.S. pressure over nuclear activityIran Supreme Leader Khamenei says Iran might enrich uranium up to 60% purity, will not yield to U.S. pressure over nuclear activity

ISTANBUL — After a weekend visit to Tehran by Rafael Grossi, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the agency and IranISTANBUL — After a weekend visit to Tehran by Rafael Grossi, Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), the agency and Iran

Iran, U.N. Regulators Agree On Reduced — But Continued — Nuclear Verification | WUNC

Iran is highly unlikely to reverse its retaliatory steps while the U.S. is trying to crush its economy. Equally, America is addicted to sanctions and bullying, and Biden knows that he cannot voluntarily take the shortest road back into the JCPOA without losing face, especially internationally.

Biden cannot revive Iran nuclear deal without losing face - CGTN

The United States remains committed to ensuring that Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon and is prepared to engage in diplomacy with Tehran, the U.S....The United States remains committed to ensuring that Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon and is prepared to engage in diplomacy with Tehran, the U.S....

US ready for dialogue, will ensure Iran never acquires nukes: Blinken | Daily Sabah

Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran will not back down on its right to peaceful nuclear technology and will continue its progress in line with the country’s present and future needs.Ayatollah Khamenei says Iran will not back down on its right to peaceful nuclear technology and will continue its progress in line with the country’s present and future needs.

Leader: Iran will not back down on nuclear issue, will continue to advance based on its needs

Khamenei's statement comes just hours after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken signalled that Washington sought to "lengthen and strengthen" the agreement on Iran's...Khamenei's statement comes just hours after US Secretary of State Antony Blinken signalled that Washington sought to "lengthen and strengthen" the agreement on Iran's...

Iran Could Boost Uranium Enrichment Up to 60% If Needed, Supreme Leader Khamenei Warns - Sputnik International

Netanyahu’s statement comes after he convened a strategic meeting which included Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, IDF Chief of Staff...Netanyahu’s statement comes after he convened a strategic meeting which included Defense Minister Benny Gantz, Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi, IDF Chief of Staff...

Israel ‘Will Do Everything’ to Prevent Iran Getting Nuclear Weapon, Netanyahu Says - Sputnik International

The governments of France, Germany and the United Kingdom respond to Iran's suspension of the Additional Protocol.The governments of France, Germany and the United Kingdom respond to Iran's suspension of the Additional Protocol.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said his country opposes the deployment of Turkey’s military inside Syria and Iraq, saying the Turkish government’s approach towards ties with the two countries was misguided.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said his country opposes the deployment of Turkey’s military inside Syria and Iraq, saying the Turkish government’s approach towards ties with the two countries was misguided.

Iran opposes Turkey’s military presence in Syria, Iraq – foreign minister | Ahval

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said his country opposes the deployment of Turkey’s military inside Syria and Iraq, saying the Turkish government’s approach towards ties with the two countries was misguided.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said his country opposes the deployment of Turkey’s military inside Syria and Iraq, saying the Turkish government’s approach towards ties with the two countries was misguided.

Iran opposes Turkey’s military presence in Syria, Iraq – foreign minister | Ahval

The administration of former US President Donald Trump depicted a hard-line approach toward Iran, elevating tensions with the Islamic republic to unprecedented levels....The administration of former US President Donald Trump depicted a hard-line approach toward Iran, elevating tensions with the Islamic republic to unprecedented levels....

Obama Officials Reportedly Negotiated With Iran During Trump Term to Spoil Latter's Diplomacy - Sputnik International