Global trend to end death penalty is accelerating dramatically
Commentary: China, Iran, North Korea and the US are among the world’s most prolific executioners. Which nation will be the last, lonely outpost of state killing?
Iran oil minister already in talks with western energy firms
Many of Europe's biggest oil and gas companies had planned multi-billion dollar investments to help develop Iranian reserves. But US pressure drove them away.
US asks Iran for help locating Robert Levinson, the longest-held US hostage abroad
The United States government is seeking the return of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, who disappeared in Iran in 2007.
Why Israel and Saudi Arabia really hate the Iran deal
Analysis: Israeli and Saudi condemnation of the current first steps on the agreement with Iran goes beyond cynicism.
EU set to lift some Iran sanctions next month
France says European ministers are preparing to discuss a 'limited, targeted and reversible' reduction in sanctions on Iran as part of a deal to rein in the country's nuclear program.
Israel's 50 shades of dismay over Iran nuke deal
Across the political spectrum, Israeli ministers condemned the Geneva deal.
Iran nuclear deal: 3 Questions with Ambassador Nick Burns
Iran has agreed to halt its nuke program. Big deal. Or is it? Here's what GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist has to say.
Middle East needs WMD experts to push the cause of arms control
Commentary: Training network focuses on building wide regional understanding of need for arms control and nonproliferation.
Iran nuclear talks hint at progress as Kerry heads to Geneva
US Secretary of State Kerry will join Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov in Geneva for the nuclear talks, in a sign that Iran and the world powers made progress.
Second day of Iran nuclear talks in Geneva yields no deal, no progress
Iran and the six world powers have said talks so far had been serious, detailed and constructive, but there was no deal in sight.
Bibi must know something Obama doesn't
Commentary: Can Obama withstand Netanyahu’s hard-line opposition to a deal with Iran?
Iran won't step back 'one iota' from nuclear rights, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as talks resume
The supreme leader's comments came as negotiators from Iran and P5+1 nations resumed nuclear talks in Geneva on Wednesday.
Iran unveils new long-range drone
Iran claims to have developed a drone with a 1,200 mile range, capable of reaching the Middle East and Israel.
Iran nuclear talks: Israel and the US sound like an old married couple
Analysis: Two old allies are squabbling over how to achieve an urgent, shared goal.
It's time for Obama to show some backbone on Iran nuclear deal
Commentary: Kerry made a shrewd diplomatic move designed to win back French support at the negotiating table. Now Obama needs to make his case.
Iran virtually halted uranium enrichment expansion: IAEA report
The quarterly report by the UN's nuclear watchdog agency showed that Iran's stockpile of higher-grade enriched uranium had risen by about 5 percent.
Israel, Hezbollah agree failed Iran nuclear talks could lead to war
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah offer dire predictions on Middle East conflict.
Yellow Dogs shooting: Musician kills 3 bandmates, self (VIDEO)
A musician shot and killed several members of an Iranian indie rock band in their Brooklyn apartment before killing himself on the roof, police said.
Iran to allow inspectors to visit nuclear sites after talks fail to end in deal
US Secretary of State John Kerry said it was Iran that could not accept a deal after weekend talks in Geneva over its nuclear program.
Oil prices rise after Iran nuclear talks stall
Oil prices rose in Asian trade Monday after talks aimed at convincing Iran to halt its disputed nuclear programme ended without agreement.
Iran nuclear talks: No deal this time (UPDATE)
Kerry early tried to temper expectations of the talks, which will have to recommence later this month after no deal was reached.
Boogeyman diplomacy: ‘Great Satan’ making nice with ‘Mad Mullahs’
Analysis: Iran may be on the verge of a historic nuclear deal with the West … or, not.
Iran nuclear talks: Closing in on a deal
News Analysis: Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu is irate. An agreement must be near.
Iran nuclear talks: 3 Questions with Ambassador Nick Burns
What's happening right now in Geneva is a big deal. Here's why, according to GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist.
Kerry stresses there is no agreement in Iran nuclear talks at this time
Fresh off his trip to the Middle East, US Secretary of State John Kerry joined foreign ministers in Geneva Friday to participate in nuclear negotiations with Iran.
Iran nuclear talks need 'first step,' American official says
America increasing pressure on Iran to agree to "first step" nuclear deal that would see it halt expansion, reverse parts of atomic program.
Iran’s culture minister wants ban on social media lifted
Iran’s Culture and Islamic Guidance Minister Ali Jannati wants Iranians to be able to freely access Facebook.
Hardliners chant 'Death to America' on Iran hostage crisis anniversary
The rally outside the former embassy complex is an annual rite in Iran but took on extra resonance this year as a barometer of hardline conservative opposition to Rouhani.
Iranians still wish 'Death to America' on embassy takeover day
Despite the new president's perceived overtures toward Washington, Iran is celebrating the anniversary of the hostage crisis.
Attention shifts from Gaza, but silence won’t make this disaster disappear
Commentary: As aid is diverted to Syria, Gaza is known for little more than terrorists and tunnels.
5 things Rouhani can do to show Iran is serious about rapprochement
Commentary: Despite a show of courtesy, President Hassan Rouhani gives no sign of moderating Iran’s ideology.