How Biden Helped Hardliner Raisi Win Iran Election

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

It was common knowledge that a U.S. failure to rejoin the Iran nuclear deal (known as the JCPOA) before Iran’s June presidential election would help conservative hard-liners to win the election. [...]

Iran Says US Has Yet To Offer Enough Sanctions Relief

By Dave DeCamp, -

The fourth round of talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal kicked off in Vienna on Friday. Iran’s top negotiator said he believes the US is “serious” about returning to the agreement but [...]

The Leaked Zarif Tape: What Western Media Heard And What He Actually Said

By Navid Zarrinnal, Mintpress News. -

Tehran, Iran - On April 25, the Saudi-funded and U.K.-backed “Iran International” released a leaked audio recording of Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, in conversation with Iranian economist [...]

For JCPOA Re-entry, Biden Must Tear Down This Sanctions Wall

By Tyler Cullis and Trita Parsi, Responsible Statecraft. -

It was clear from the outset: Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal was not a matter of nuclear technicalities or diplomatic savvy. It was and remains primarily a matter of political will and [...]

Meeting To Revive Iran Nuclear Deal Begins In Vienna

By Telesur English. -

The Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)—the Iran nuclear deal—resumed talks in Vienna on Tuesday, with the lifting of sanctions on Iran and nuclear implementation [...]

No Talks Needed For US Return To Iran Nuclear Deal

By Oleg Burunov, Sputnik News. -

Last month, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced that Tehran is in "no hurry" to return to its obligations under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and is prepared to wait until the [...]

Is Biden Committing Diplomatic Suicide Over The Iran Nuclear Agreement?

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, Popular Resistance. -

As Congress still struggles to pass a COVID relief bill, the rest of the world is nervously reserving judgment on America’s new president and his foreign policy, after successive U.S. [...]

Nuclear Agreement: Biden Wants To Strike A ‘Better Deal’ With Iran

By Ekaterina Blinova, Sputnik News. -

Washington re-joining the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), won't happen overnight and will require consultations with Israel and Gulf [...]

Iran Wants The Nuclear Deal It Made

By Mohammad Javad Zarif, Foreign Affairs. -

The new administration in Washington has a fundamental choice to make. It can embrace the failed policies of the Trump administration and continue down the path of disdain for international [...]

Assassination Strengthens Iranian Hardliners

By Medea Benjamin and Ariel Gold, Consortium News. -

Israel used all four years of Trump’s presidency to entrench its systems of occupation and apartheid. Now that Joe Biden has won the U.S. election, the assassination of Iran’s top nuclear [...]

The NYT’s Trump Iran ‘Attack’ Story

By Ben Armbruster, Responsible Statecraft. -

The New York Times published a major story this week, reporting that President Trump recently sought options for a military strike on Iran’s nuclear program in response to a new International [...]

Hands Off Iran

By The US Peace Council. -

Deeply concerned and distressed, we raise our voices against the increasing tensions in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, and express our opposition to war against Iran and the extensive [...]