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.
Iran no longer irate (VIDEO)
Rouhani speaks English to Americans on CNN.
Poll: Americans disapprove of how Obama is handling Syria, Iran
A new CBS/New York Times poll found that more Americans disapprove than approve of their president's foreign policy decisions.
Hassan Rouhani calls for WAVE: 'World against violence and extremism'
At the United Nations General Assembly, Hassan Rouhani called Iran a 'harbinger of just peace and security.'
Misreading the domestic politics and mood of Iran over the years
Commentary: After years of negative views of Iran, reconciliation would be a hard sell in the US.
Hollande urges 'concrete gestures' by Iran (LIVE VIDEO)
Iranian President Rouhani is paying a closely watched visit to the United Nations, which US President Barack Obama is also attending.
Obama focuses on Syria, Iran in UN speech, calls for 'diplomatic path'
With intense focus on the Middle East, President Obama called on the UN to enforce a ban on chemical weapons in Syria and diplomatic engagement with Iran.
President Rouhani promises to present 'true face' of Iran at UN
Before flying to New York City for the UN General Assembly, Iranian President Rouhani said he would seek to end the dispute over Iran's nuclear program.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offers to broker Syria talks
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Friday in a Washington Post op-ed that his country is ready to "facilitate dialogue between the Syrian government and the opposition."
White House: Obama open to meeting with Iran's Rouhani at UN
US President Barack Obama and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, are both due to address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.
By rescuing Obama, Putin invites US-Russia collaboration
Commentary: The two countries’ strategic interests would be the focus of joint diplomatic efforts.
Rouhani says Iran will 'never' develop nuclear weapons (VIDEO)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he has 'sufficient political latitude' to make a deal with the West and resolve the dispute over Tehran's atomic program.
Nasrin Sotoudeh, prominent human rights defender, among prisoners freed in Iran
Sotoudeh and 11 other political prisoners have reportedly been released from jail in Iran.
Iran confirms Obama, Rouhani exchanged letters
Although the US and Iran cut formal diplomatic ties in 1980, Iran's Foreign Ministry confirmed the nation's leaders have had direct communication.
Iran mulls sending Persian cat to space
Iranian space-cadets are thinking of sending a fluffy Persian cat into orbit, to the horror of animal rights groups.
Among Syria's rebels, anger at US about-face
Hopes are dashed as Washington backs off strikes against government forces.
Among many, another way forward to an end game in Syria
Commentary: Like other plans, this one carries its own share of risks.
Fumbles abound as Russians intercept Kerry’s desperation pass
Commentary: No rules govern this international game of dealing with Syria’s chemical weapons.
Russia to offer Iran S-300 missiles, nuclear reactor: report
Russian President Vladimir Putin will offer to supply Iran with air defense missile systems and a second nuclear reactor when he meets his Iranian counterpart on Friday, according to Russian media.
Here's what the main players want in the standoff over Syria
Analysis: Why did a seemingly offhand remark by Secretary of State John Kerry become the back-from-the-brink solution for Syria? A look at who wants what in this increasingly bizarre standoff.
What are the economic risks if Syria goes south?
Analysis: Would airstrikes spark global anarchy — or is that what looms without them?