Women press ahead with change in Iran
40 years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Israeli former minister Gonen Segev to be jailed for spying for Iran
After plea bargaining, Gonen Segev is to be jailed for 11 years. He was extradited from Africa last year for acting as an agent for a foreign power; Israel's main foe, Iran.
Yemen peace talks begin in Sweden
The Iran-backed Houthi rebels and the Saudi-backed Yemeni government have not met in UN-sponsored talks since 2016. The meeting will focus on building confidence between the two parties.
Trump is putting the pressure on China, CFR president says
Richard Haass, Council on Foreign Relations president and author of "A World in Disarray," discusses the state of U.S.-China relations and trade sanctions on Iran.
John Kerry on prospects for Iran talks, Trump's approach to China
Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry discusses his new book "Every Day Is Extra," the prospects for Iran nuclear talks and the Trump administration's approach to China.
Iran lawmakers remove economy minister
Iran’s parliament impeached the economy minister, delivering yet another blow to President Hassan Rouhani as new U.S. sanctions undermine his signature foreign policy achievement and herald even tougher penalties to come.
Oil Ministers react to Trump tweet at OPEC in Vienna
Oil Ministers from Iran, Russia and the UAE gathered in Vienna for the OPEC+ meeting react to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tweet on Friday. Trump said on Twitter: “Hope OPEC will increase output substantially. Need to keep prices down!”
U.K. Ambassador says U.S. relationship remains 'exceptionally strong'
U.K. Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch discusses the state of relations with the U.S., the business impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the latest Brexit developments, and the upcoming royal wedding.