Iran

Analysis: Iran aims to keep nuclear deal amid sanctions

Analysts say Tehran needs tangible guarantees from Europe to protect businesses from being hit by American sanctions.

Iran seen to hang on to nuclear deal amid US sanctions, threats

Inside Story

What if Iran does not comply with US demands?

The US makes 12 sweeping demands of Iran and warns against 'the strongest sanctions in history'.

Opinion

Trump's threats are empowering hardliners in Iran

Mike Pompeo's 12 demands from Iran are giving another excuse for Iranian hardliners to come after moderates.

Massoumeh Torfeh

by Massoumeh Torfeh

Massoumeh Torfeh

Iran

'Who are you?' Iran hits back at US demands

President Rouhani rejects US demands while Iran's foreign minister dismisses Pompeo's conditions as 'sham' diplomacy.

'Who are you?' Iran hits back at US demands

Reporter's Notebook

Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

US determination to leave behind 2015 nuclear deal and pursue a harder line leaves Islamic Republic with no easy options.

Iranians look for hope in Europe's promises

Iran

Analysis: What's next for Iran?

Iranian leaders under increasing pressure to ensure the economy does not relapse following Trump's Iran deal withdrawal.

Analysis: What's next for Iran?

Counting the Cost

US pullout from Iran deal: Who will pay the economic price?

We examine Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and the implications for the global economy.

Middle East

How did Iranians react to Trump's decision on the nuclear deal?

Hassan Rouhani, Iran's president, has vowed to save the nuclear deal, even without the US, but not all Iranians support his plan.

Iran

World leaders react to Trump's nuclear deal decision

Saudi Arabia, UAE and Bahrain join Israel in applauding US president's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran

European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders

Iran and other signatories to the JCPOA say they will remain committed to the nuclear deal, despite US withdrawal.

European foreign ministers to hold summit with Iranian leaders

United States

Obama on Iran deal: US turns its back on closest allies

Ex-US president says leaving Iran nuclear deal, which is clearly working, turns Washington's back on its closest allies.

Obama reacts to Trump's pullout from Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump

Trump declares US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

Last-ditch efforts by European allies fail to persuade US president to not pull out from landmark 2015 agreement.

Iran

Rouhani: US withdrawal from nuclear deal unacceptable

Iranian president says US does not 'respect international agreements', slams Washington's 'empty signatures'.

Iran

Iran defiant ahead of Trump decision on nuclear deal

US president set to make an announcement on the nuclear deal as Iran's president tries to calm nerves over the decision.

Middle East

Rouhani: US to face historic regret if nuclear deal ends

Iranian president says Tehran is ready to confront any decision by Trump, who said he would withdraw from the agreement.

Rouhani: US to face historic regret if nuclear deal ends