Iran-US Relations

Iran president-elect outlines foreign policy, seeks de-escalation with West, praises Russia, China

Reformist politician Massoud Pezeshkian, who won Iran’s snap presidential election earlier this month, has unveiled the contour of his foreign policy principles in his administration.

Iran acting FM: Talks on easing sanctions progressing in accordance with law

Iran’s caretaker foreign minister Ali Bagheri Kani says the outgoing administration of the late President Ebrahim Raisi has pursued talks to remove Western-imposed nuclear-related sanctions on the country in strict compliance with the laws approved by the parliament.

Ex-Iranian diplomat: “We negotiated with Saddam, so we can talk to Trump too”

Kourosh Ahmadi, a former Iranian diplomat, believes that if Iran could negotiate with Saddam Hussein, the former Iraqi dictator, then it is certainly possible to engage in dialogue with Donald Trump, former US President.

US says not ready to resume nuclear negotiations with Iran under Pezeshkian

The White House has announced it did not expect any change in Tehran’s behavior after the election of the relatively moderate Masoud Pezeshkian as president.

Iran says diplomatic channels with US still open

Diplomatic channels between Iran and the United States are open and the Tehran-Washington negotiations are underway, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has told reporters.

Iran censures US support for Israel’s crimes in Gaza, sanction regime as rights violation

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has slammed the US support for the Israeli regime's crimes in the Gaza Strip, the imposition of unilateral sanctions on independent states, and its backing the suppressive regimes worldwide as clear examples of Washington's long history of human rights violations.

Iran imposes sanctions on American individuals over rights violation in US pro-Palestine protest

Iran has put sanctions on several American individuals for involvement in the violation of human rights regarding the pro-Palestine student protest movement in the United States.

US sanctions dozens of people, entities claimed to be linked to Iran military

The United States has imposed a raft of new sanctions on nearly 50 entities, companies, and people that it claims have been helping the Iranian military transfer billions of dollars between various states.

Tehran’s judiciary chief: Iran issued indictment against several US officials in Gen. Soleimani assassination case

Iran issued an indictment against dozens of US government and military officials in the case of the 2020 assassination of top anti-terror commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani, the judiciary chief for Tehran province has stated.

Iran condemns US court order to stop pro-Palestine protests

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has slammed a controversial ruling by a court in the United States that has banned pro-Palestine demonstrations and strikes, saying it flagrantly violates the right of freedom of speech.

US offers condolences to Iran over President Raisi’s demise

The United States has expressed condolences over the death of President Ebrahim Raisi and his accompanying delegation in a helicopter crash in a mountainous area of Iran's northwest.

Iran confirms holding indirect talks with US in Oman

Tehran is holding indirect negotiations with Washington's representatives in Oman, Iran’s permanent mission to the United Nations in New York has confirmed.

Families of victims of terrorist attack in southeastern Iran file lawsuit against US

The families of the victims of a 2019 bombing on the Khash-Zahedan road in southeastern Iran have filed a complaint against the US for supporting the group behind the terrorist attack.

Former Iran FM dismisses US speculations on atomic weapons

Former Iranian minister of foreign affairs and an advisor to the Leader of Islamic Revolution has clarified Iran’s position on nuclear weapons, reiterating that the country has never been after nukes.

Iran ex-foreign minister: Indirect Tehran-Washington talks going on for years

An aide to the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution and former foreign minister says the conduit for indirect talks between Iran and the US has always been open.

President Raisi says negotiations, missiles two necessary coping strategies

It is imperative for Tehran to possess missiles for defense in tandem with the continuation of talks in order to deal with problems, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said at a live televised interview on Tuesday.

Senior Iran general says US seeks targeting all Muslim world

The Commander in Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami says the US has targeted all Muslim world, and Iran will reciprocate the move by expanding its war front beyond geographical borders.

Iran slaps sanctions on British, US individuals, institutions for supporting Israeli genocide

Iran has announced new sanctions on British and US individuals and entities for complicity in the Israeli regime’s months-long genocidal campaign against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Iranian pres. slams crackdown on anti-Zionist students in US                              

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the harsh crackdown on anti-Israeli students in the US and their arrest in Western universities, especially in the US, is yet another scandal for the fake defenders of the freedom of speech.

Iranian students rally in solidarity with pro-Palestine American peers

The members of the academic board, students and employees of Tehran University held a rally to show solidarity with the US and European students who have been protesting against the Zionist regime's genocidal war on Gaza.

IRNA: No direct talks ongoing between Iran and US

Iran’s IRNA news agency has said there are currently no direct talks between the US and Iran on the lifting of sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Iranian political scientist, Zibakalam urges direct Tehran-Washington talks

A renowned Iranian political scientist says considering current situation in the region and the spiraling tensions between Iran and Israel, Tehran needs to sit down and hold direct talks with Washington in order to iron out the differences.

US, UK impose new sanctions on Iran over military operation against Israel

Washington and London in a coordinated move have imposed new sanctions on Iran’s drone and missile programs after Tehran's recent retaliatory attack against Israel.

Iran says informed US before, after reprisal operation against Israel

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Tehran informed Washington it was going to launch a retaliatory operation against the Israeli regime and sent a new message afterwards following the regime’s deadly attack on the Iranian consulate in the Syrian capital.

US says to impose new sanctions on Iran within days

Washington is planning to impose new sanctions targeting Tehran after its attack on Israel over the weekend, according to US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan.

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