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The Times of Israel
With Iran, uranium enrichment remains stumbling block
The issue of Iranian uranium enrichment remains as stubborn an obstacle to a nuclear deal as it was at the launch of the talks six months ago.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Iran says nuclear talks to resume in early September
PanARMENIAN.Net - Iran said on Wednesday, July 23, nuclear talks with six world powers would resume in early September, the state television reported, according to Reuters.
Arms Control and International Security: Summary of Understandings...
On January 20, 2014, Iran for the first time in nearly a decade took specific and verifiable actions that halted progress on its nuclear program and rolled it back in key respects, stopped the advance of the program, and introduced increased transparency into Iran's nuclear activities.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Zarif specifies sticking points in Iran nuclear talks
TEHRAN The Iranian foreign minister said on Tuesday that Tehran's enrichment capacity, the Arak heavy-water reactor, and the sanctions against the country are the main sticking points in the talks between Iran and the major powers.
The Washington Post
Obama in a corner on Iran
What is striking about the announced extension of the "P5 +1a 3 nuclear talks with Iran is the absence of support for the president and his hapless secretary of state.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Is Iran About to Lash Out at Its Dissidents?
The United States and five other major powers negotiating about the Iranian nuclear program agreed to a four-month extension of the talks until Nov. 24. This period is a time of peril for opponents of the Islamic Republic of Iran, who have been of great value in revealing intelligence about its nuclear cheating.
Christian Science Monitor
Iran nuclear talks: Is a comprehensive deal still on the table?
Though diplomats from Iran and six world powers are talking up the "substantial progress" that led to an extension of nuclear talks until November, crucial differences still threaten a final deal to ensure Iran can never produce a bomb.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
US, world powers agree to extend deadline for Iran to meet nuclear scale-back deal
The United States and five other countries have agreed to extend the Sunday deadline toward Iran dismantling parts of its nuclear-development program.
France: Iranian regime faces crucial choices as nuclear talks extended
France said on Saturday it hoped the extension on nuclear talks between the West and the Iranian regime would convince Tehran to make the "indispensable choices" needed to reach a long term deal, but warned that major differences still remained.
Near East: Briefing on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
MODERATOR: Great. Thank you, everyone, for joining. For those of you in Vienna, I know it's a late night here, and welcome to everyone from Washington.
The Globe and Mail
What kind of Iran are we looking for here?
Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders. RANDY QUAN FOR THE GlOBE AND MAIL Globe and Mail columnist Doug Saunders.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Q&A: Former Key Democrat Seeks New Iran Sanctions if Talks-Extension Terms Too Lax
Former House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Representative Howard Berman, as seen in July 2011 during a bill mark-up.
A View From Vienna on Extending the Iran Negotiations | Commentary
Critics of U.S. negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program were quick to jump on comments made by Secretary of State John Kerry that Washington and Tehran still need to bridge some gaps in order to reach a comprehensive nuclear agreement.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The Washington Post
Kerrya s credibility shot on Iran
Secretary of State John F. Kerry at the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv in December Evidencing a bit of panic, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf took to Twitter to bat down the errant report that Secretary of State John F. Kerry was recommending a vote on sanctions -likely to go into effect if no final Iran deal is reached .
The Globe and Mail
What do we actually know about Iran's nuclear capability?
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks to the media after closed-door nuclear talks on Iran in Vienna, Tuesday, July 15, 2014.
Threat of Nuclear Iran Looms Due to the West's Weak Resolve
The sixth and final round of talks between the Iranian regime and P5+1, which started on July 3, is quickly running its course toward its self-imposed July 20 deadline, at which time world powers and the Iranian regime are supposed to reach a final agreement on Iran's illicit nuclear program and curb the nuclear capabilities of a regime that has ... (more)
National Review Online
The Obama Administration Will Never Walk Away From Iran
On Monday , the word was that the West's negotiations with Iran weren't going well: "The mood of the talks has gone from optimistic weeks ago, as Iran made concessions on items such as the future of its Arak nuclear reactor, to pessimistic in recent days as it becomes clear a giant gap remains on the crucial question of how much capacity Iran will ... (more)
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Tehran water consumption rises by 3 percent amid water shortage crisis
Tehran, Iran, Jul. 16 By Milad Fashtami - Trend: The water consumption of Iranian capital, Tehran, has increased by 3 percent in the past three months.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Miami Herald
The sticking points in the Iran nuclear talks
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry wrapped up two days of intense talks with his Iranian counterpart Tuesday about the country's nuclear program, speaking of "tangible progress," but also of significant gaps separating the two sides.
Los Angeles Times
Kerry hints U.S. may accept extension of Iran talks
Secretary of State John Kerry declared Tuesday that international talks on Iran's nuclear program have made substantial progress, laying the groundwork for an extension of negotiations if the seven countries' representatives do not complete a deal by Sunday's deadline.