(NEW YORK) -- Eight months after Iran banned imports of any vaccines developed in the United States or the United Kingdom, the country is in the grips of its deadliest coronavirus surge yet, prompting criticism of the government for prioritizing politics over public health. Over... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Despite an alleged plot to lure and kidnap her, the arrest of her brother in Iran and ongoing death threats, Iranian American activist and journalist Masih Alinejad refuses to be silenced. Eight months ago, the FBI arrived at Alinejad's Brooklyn, New York,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — In the wake of Iran's presidential election, where ally of the country's supreme leader, the conservative cleric Ebrahim Raisi, emerged as the new president-elect, national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Sunday that the United States is staying the course on negotiations to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An attack on one of Iran's most sensitive nuclear facilities has threatened to unravel President Joe Biden's diplomatic efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal -- and to inflame tensions in a region already on edge. The sabotage on Iran's underground site Natanz... Read More.
By Conor Finnegan, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Iran are holding indirect talks on Tuesday in what could be the first step toward reviving the 2015 deal that constrains Tehran's nuclear facilities in exchange for sanctions relief.The... Read More.
By LUCIEN BRUGGEMAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The chief U.S. intelligence office has concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw sweeping efforts aimed at "denigrating" President Joe Biden’s candidacy ahead of the 2020 election, according to a declassified report on foreign... Read More.
By JAMES GORDON MEEK and CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- This week marked 14 years since retired FBI Special Agent Bob Levinson vanished almost without a trace on Iran's Kish Island, and one year since his family finally accepted U.S. assessments... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- One hundred-forty U.S. lawmakers from both parties urged the Biden administration on Tuesday to aim for bipartisan consensus and seek a "comprehensive" deal with Iran that addresses not just its nuclear program, but a range of... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News (LONDON) -- Iran's Alpine ski coach, Samira Zargari, couldn't join her team for the world championships in Italy last week.The reason? Her husband barred her from leaving the country.The reaction on social media was... Read More.
By CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. and Iran are inching closer toward diplomatic talks over Tehran's nuclear program, even as the Iranian government moved further outside the original nuclear deal on Tuesday by curtailing international inspections of its nuclear sites.
BY: KIRIT RADIA, ABC NEWS (TEHRAN, Iran.) — The United Nations' nuclear watchdog said Friday that Iran has informed them that it plans to enrich uranium up to 20% purity, the level it reached before the 2015 nuclear deal -- and an amount... Read More.