Iran–United States relations http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/25124/all en UPDATE 1-U.S. urges greater diligence by banks on Iran sanctions http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-us-urges-greater-diligence-banks-iran-sanctions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury urged U.S. banks on Thursday to exercise greater diligence in dealing with foreign trading firms and exchange houses that may seek to evade sanctions on Iran.</p> <p>"The purpose of this advisory is to alert U.S. financial institutions to practices being used to evade U.S. sanctions against Iran and, accordingly, to suggest enhanced due diligence," the Treasury said in its advisory.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130110/update-1-us-urges-greater-diligence-banks-iran-sanctions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economy of Iran Iran Iran–United States relations Thomson Reuters Thu, 10 Jan 2013 16:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5732704 at http://www.globalpost.com Spain seizes valves bound for Iran's nuclear programme -ministry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/spain-seizes-valves-bound-irans-nuclear-programme-ministry <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MADRID, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Spanish police arrested two men and seized the contents of a truck bound for Iran loaded with materials destined for use in the Islamic state's nuclear programme, the Interior Ministry said on Friday.</p> <p>The truck, intercepted on a motorway in northern Spain early on Wednesday, was carrying highly corrosion-resistant valves, the ministry said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130111/spain-seizes-valves-bound-irans-nuclear-programme-ministry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Iran Iran–United States relations Labor Law Politics of Iran Thomson Reuters Fri, 11 Jan 2013 19:45:15 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733330 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran could reach key point for nuclear bomb by mid-2014 -US experts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/iran-could-reach-key-point-nuclear-bomb-mid-2014-us-experts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Experts say U.S., allies should intensify sanctions</p> <p>* Recommend Obama should clearly threaten military action</p> <p>* Concern Iran could enrich uranium without detection</p> <p>By Tabassum Zakaria</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Iran could produce enough weapon-grade uranium for one or more nuclear bombs by mid-2014, and the United States and its allies should intensify sanctions on Tehran before that point is reached, a report by a group of U.S. nonproliferation experts said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/iran-could-reach-key-point-nuclear-bomb-mid-2014-us-experts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Iran–United States relations Nuclear technology War Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 14:45:22 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734160 at http://www.globalpost.com NEWSMAKER-Low profile no more, new US House foreign affairs chair eyes Iran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/newsmaker-low-profile-no-more-new-us-house-foreign-affairs-chai <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Rep. Royce demanding tough sanctions on Iran, North Korea</p> <p>* More legislation from committee despite party rifts?</p> <p>* New committee chair calls for Keystone pipeline approval</p> <p>By Patricia Zengerle</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) - After 20 years working on international relations in Congress, Representative Ed Royce takes over the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee with one goal firmly in mind: a harder line, with tighter sanctions, on Iran.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/newsmaker-low-profile-no-more-new-us-house-foreign-affairs-chai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Ed Royce Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Iran Iran–United States relations Politics Politics of Iran Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 20:00:43 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734355 at http://www.globalpost.com EU, Iran envoys discuss nuclear talks date, possibly in January http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/eu-iran-envoys-discuss-nuclear-talks-date-possibly-january <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Nuclear talks between Iran and 6 powers slow to resume</p> <p>* Increasing fears of conflict over Iran's nuclear drive</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - A new round of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers could still happen in January, diplomats said on Tuesday after planning discussions between senior negotiators from the Islamic Republic and the European Union.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/eu-iran-envoys-discuss-nuclear-talks-date-possibly-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> International relations Iran Iran–United States relations Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 15:15:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734763 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran says capable of jamming foes' communication systems http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/iran-says-capable-jamming-foes-communication-systems <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBAI, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Iran can disrupt enemy communication systems as part of its growing "electronic warfare" capabilities, a senior Iranian commander was quoted as saying on Tuesday.</p> <p>Western analysts say Iran has launched increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks in a growing confrontation with foes, including the United States, Israel and Gulf Arabs, at a time of rising pressure on Tehran to curb its nuclear programme.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/iran-says-capable-jamming-foes-communication-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Iran–United States relations Nuclear program of Iran Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:00:58 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734795 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran-IAEA talks to continue on Thursday - media report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/iran-iaea-talks-continue-thursday-media-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>DUBAI, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Senior U.N. nuclear watchdog officials will continue talks in Tehran on Thursday hoping to reach an agreement on access to pursue their probe into suspected military dimensions to the Iranian nuclear programme, Iranian media reported.</p> <p>The deputy director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Herman Nackaerts, and Iran's IAEA envoy Ali Asghar Soltanieh began their latest discussions on Wednesday morning, the Iranian Students' News agency reported.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130116/iran-iaea-talks-continue-thursday-media-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Iran–United States relations Nuclear proliferation Thomson Reuters Wed, 16 Jan 2013 19:24:25 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735157 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran strengthened cyber capabilities after Stuxnet -U.S. general http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/iran-strengthened-cyber-capabilities-after-stuxnet-us-general <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Iran responded to a 2010 cyber attack on its nuclear facilities by beefing up its own cyber capabilities, and will be a "force to be reckoned with" in the future, a senior U.S. Air Force official told reporters on Thursday.</p> <p>General William Shelton, who heads Air Force Space Command and oversees the Air Force's cyber operations, declined to comment about Iran's ability to disrupt U.S. government computer networks, but said Tehran had clearly increased its efforts in that arena after the 2010 incident.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/iran-strengthened-cyber-capabilities-after-stuxnet-us-general" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Iran–United States relations Labor Nuclear program of Iran Thomson Reuters Thu, 17 Jan 2013 22:15:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735861 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Iran strengthened cyber capabilities after Stuxnet -U.S. general http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-iran-strengthened-cyber-capabilities-after-stuxnet-us- <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Andrea Shalal-Esa</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Iran responded to a 2010 cyber attack on its nuclear facilities by beefing up its own cyber capabilities, and will be a "force to be reckoned with" in the future, a senior U.S. Air Force official told reporters on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130117/update-1-iran-strengthened-cyber-capabilities-after-stuxnet-us-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cyberwarfare Iran–United States relations Labor Nuclear program of Iran War Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 04:15:27 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5735945 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia Says confident new nuclear talks with Iran will be held http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/blank-headline-received-4 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday that he was confident six world powers seeking a diplomatic solution to the longstanding dispute over Iran's nuclear programme will hold new talks with Tehran, but that a venue had not yet been agreed.</p> <p>"The talks will take place, I am convinced of that. Now technical questions are being agreed, including on the site of the meeting," Lavrov said, referring to talks between Iran and six powers seeking to ensure it does not develop atomic weapons.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/blank-headline-received-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Iran Iran–United States relations Lavrov Politics of Iran Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 09:00:04 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738194 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Iran suggests Cairo as venue for next nuclear talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-iran-suggests-cairo-nuclear-talks-powers-isna <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Talks could resume next week, but venue unclear</p> <p>* Tehran has courted Egypt's new Islamist government</p> <p>* Iran, world powers, still far from deal on nuclear issue (Adds Western officials, background)</p> <p>By Yeganeh Torbati</p> <p>DUBAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Iran has proposed Cairo as the venue for the next nuclear talks with world powers, its foreign minister said on Wednesday without indicating when the meeting, aimed at defusing a standoff with the West, would happen.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-iran-suggests-cairo-nuclear-talks-powers-isna" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EU three Iran Iran–United States relations Nuclear program of Iran Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 10:00:20 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738216 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Russia warns Israel, West against attack on Iran http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-russia-warns-israel-west-against-attack-iran <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds quotes, details, recasts)</p> <p>MOSCOW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Russia warned Israel and the West on Wednesday against any military strikes on Iranian nuclear facilities but suggested Tehran should be quicker to cooperate over inspections of its nuclear sites.</p> <p>Speaking at his annual news conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov mixed words of caution over isolating Iran or attacking it with a gentle nudge to Tehran over the inspections by the International Atomic Energy Agency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-russia-warns-israel-west-against-attack-iran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Iran Iran–United States relations Nuclear program of Iran Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 11:00:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738228 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-EU says Iran stalling on nuclear talks http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-eu-says-iran-stalling-nuclear-talks <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* EU sees Iran delaying preparations for nuclear talks</p> <p>* No venue for new round of talks agreed so far</p> <p>* Iran has suggested Cairo as possible location (Adds details and context, combines stories from Brussels and Dubai)</p> <p>By Justyna Pawlak and Yeganeh Torbati</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/update-1-eu-says-iran-stalling-nuclear-talks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Foreign relations of Iran Iran Iran–United States relations Politics of Iran Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 15:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738345 at http://www.globalpost.com (Blank Headline Received) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/kerry-would-be-totally-committed-enforcing-iran-sanctions <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE NOMINEE KERRY SAYS WOULD BE "TOTALLY" COMMITTED TO ENFORCING U.S. SANCTIONS AGAINST IRAN</p> Iran–United States relations Sanctions against Iran Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 16:36:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738852 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Iranian nuclear talks face further delay http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/new-iran-nuclear-talks-more-likely-february-diplomat <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Next round more likely in February, diplomat says</p> <p>* EU has accused Iran of stalling over new talks</p> <p>* Six powers want to present "refreshed" offer -diplomat (Adds quote, background, context)</p> <p>By Adrian Croft</p> <p>BRUSSELS, Jan 25 (Reuters) - The next talks between six global powers and Iran on its nuclear programme are likely to be delayed until February, a diplomat said on Friday, after European officials accused Tehran of stalling on fixing a time and place for a meeting.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130125/new-iran-nuclear-talks-more-likely-february-diplomat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia International relations Iran Iran–United States relations Weapons of mass destruction Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 16:15:05 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739446 at http://www.globalpost.com