Iran

Turkey's Erdogan urges caution over blaming Iran for Saudi attack

Turkish president says it 'is not right' to blame Iran for the September 14 attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

Turkey's Erdogan urges caution over blaming Iran for Saudi attack

Iran

No UN breakthrough as Iran snubs talks until US lifts sanctions

France's efforts to arrange a meeting between Trump and Rouhani falters after US tightens punishing sanctions on Tehran.

Iran

Iran slams US for 'merciless economic terrorism'

President Rouhani warns world leaders 'a single blunder can fuel a big fire' as threat of war grips the Middle East.

Iran

Macron says conditions in place for Trump, Rouhani talks

Iranian president adamant that US first remove sanctions before agreeing to meet with American counterpart.

Macron says conditions in place for Trump, Rouhani talks

Iran

Stage set for US, Iran showdown at UN General Assembly

Security in the Middle East expected to dominate agenda as Trump and Rouhani address annual gathering of world leaders.

Hassan Rouhani

Iran to present regional security plan at UNGA: Rouhani

President warns presence of foreign forces in Gulf creates 'insecurity', after US says it will send more troops.

United Nations

US issues visas for Iran's Rouhani, Zarif to travel to UNGA

Zarif says Pompeo tried to 'dodge the US obligation to issue visas for UN delegates'.

US issues visas for Iran's Rouhani, Zarif to travel to UNGA

Hassan Rouhani

US, Iran bicker over visa as Rouhani hints at skipping UN meeting

Tehran says lack of visas preventing top Iranian officials from attending UN General Assembly that starts on Monday.

US, Iran bicker over visa as Rouhani hints at skipping UN meeting

AJ IMPACT

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudis show attack evidence

Iran again denies involvement in Saudi oil attacks as Riyadh presents 'material evidence' from its inquiry.

Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudis show attack evidence

Turkey

Ankara summit on Syria: 'A win for Moscow and al-Assad'

Creation of committee to write Syria's constitution democratises and legitimises Syrian president, analysts say.

Ankara summit on Syria: 'A win for Moscow and al-Assad'

Iran

US 'locked and loaded' after Saudi oil attack: Trump

Iran's Revolutionary Guard warns it is ready to respond saying its missiles could hit US bases and ships within 2,000km.

Turkey

Erdogan hosts Putin and Rouhani for new round of Syria talks

Trilateral summit to focus on ensuring required conditions for voluntary return of refugees, Turkish presidency says.

Erdogan hosts Putin and Rouhani for new round of Syria talks

Iran

Avoid 'warmongers' Rouhani tells US after Bolton fired

Iran says US 'maximum pressure' has failed and vows no talks with Americans until 'economic terrorism' ends.

Donald Trump

'We'll see what happens': Trump on possible easing of Iran policy

Trump's comments follow his sacking of John Bolton - chief architect of the US president's strident stance against Iran.

'We'll see what happens': Trump on possible easing of Iran policy

Iran

Iran green-lights nuclear activity drawing condemnation

Tehran announces the go-ahead of 'whatever is needed' to jump-start nuclear programme as 2015 deal fades away.