Support for oil-rich Azerbaijan is critical to Western interests
Commentary: In spite of a tainted election, efforts to establish democracy must continue.
Iran man who survived hanging may not be spared
Amnesty International petitions on behalf of Iranian man who survived his execution — but may be hung again.
US praises 'seriousness' of Iran nuclear talks, but says don't expect breakthrough
Iran could reduce uranium enrichment, and agree to 'snap inspections' in exchange for reduced international sanctions against oil, banking.
Iran nuclear talks begin with 'cautious optimism'
The two-day talks in Geneva over Iran's nuclear program are the first since the election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
Israel freaks out a bit as Western powers meet with Iran
Israel is afraid that Iran's new charm will convince the West to lighten sanctions prematurely.
Iran space monkey to be blasted off on liquid-fuel carrier
The unlucky monkey will be launched "on board a liquid-fuel carrier" next month said the deputy chief of Iran's space agency.
Iran: 5 revolutionary guards reportedly killed in border clashes
Five members of Iran's revolutionary guards were reportedly killed near the Iraqi border in the worst strike against the elite unit there since April 2012.
Iranian dissidents say Tehran moving nuclear research site
An accusation it made in July about a secret underground nuclear site under construction in Iran drew a cautious international response, with France merely saying it would look into it.
Be lenient, Iran's Rouhani urges police on hijab issue
Iran's police should keep a lower profile in their enforcement of the rules for women to cover up their bodies, President Hassan Rouhani said.
UK to assign charge d'affaires for Iran in sign of warming ties
UK and Iran work to restore relations two years after an attack on the British embassy in Tehran.
Iran insists on 'absolute right' to enrich uranium
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif insisted on Monday that his country has the "absolute right" to enrich uranium on its soil.
This just in: Iranians have been wearing blue jeans for decades
But Netanyahu just learned that today.
Iran's Khamenei says part of diplomatic opening in New York 'not proper'
Despite reservations, Khamenei's endorsement will likely protect Rouhani against hardliners who oppose his overtures toward the West.
US talks with Iran must be based on concrete steps by Tehran: Kerry
Discussions would be based on a series of steps that guarantee "we have certainty about what is happening," Kerry said.
Iran: Have sanctions finally paid off?
Analysis: After decades of cat-and-mouse economic punishment of Iran, the latest round may have hit home.
If Obama was a minipig ...
... and Rouhani was a minipig. Their story might look a little like this.
Rouhani considering resuming direct flights between Iran and the US
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has asked aviation officials to look into resuming direct flights between Iran and the United States.
US-Iran thaw: Netanyahu's personal high noon
As the Israeli prime minister heads to Washington, this is the moment much of his career has led to.
The phone call that shook the world – a little
Friday’s historic phone call between the presidents of the US and Iran could be a welcome sign that decades of distrust are ending. Or not.
President Hassan Rouhani returns to Iran
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani returned to Tehran on Saturday after his trip to New York for the UN General Assembly.
The Iran breakthrough: 3 Questions with Ambassador Nicholas Burns
GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist analyzes the importance of Obama and Rouhani's phone call.
In Iran, Rouhani's overture to the West wins support despite hostility
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was welcomed back to Tehran by jubilant crowds that outsized the number of angry, egg-throwing hardliners.
What were the kids listening to as the US-backed shah fled Iran in 1979?
Chances are good it was Donna Summer.
US-Iran relations timeline: 7 major events since the Iranian Revolution
Friday's phone conversation between Obama and Rouhani mark the first high-level contact between the two nations in decades.
Great Satan through the years, or: stuff Iran likes to burn
With leaders speaking for the first time since 1979, a look back at 'Great Satan' propaganda popular in Iran since the hostage crisis.
America and Iran after '79: The big moments
A look at key events shaping the US-Iranian relationship over the last three decades.
Rouhani upbeat about US-Iranian relations, promises new nuclear deal at Geneva talks
Iranian leader welcomes Obama's United Nations speech, hails "new environment" for relations with the West.
The Holocaust diaries: Iran and Israel's war of words
Analysis: Did Iran's new president condemn the Holocaust? Did he even say the word Holocaust? To Israel, it might not matter.
Iran wants a nuclear deal within months: Rouhani (VIDEO)
Not only is Rouhani eager to negotiate, he also says having nuclear weapons contradicts Iran's "fundamental religious and ethical convictions."
At UN, Obama’s foreign policy speech signals giving peace a chance (VIDEO)
Commentary: The US president is ready to talk with Iranians in spite of resistance from the Saudis and Israel.
The United Nations non-event
Analysis: A US-Iran handshake that was 'too complicated' to take place. A breakthrough on Syria that was not reached. The UN General Assembly has been more significant for what did not happen than for what did.