Iran and six powers failed for a second time this year on Monday to resolve their 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions and gave themselves seven more months to overcome the deadlock that has prevented them from clinching an histor
A deadline for resolving a 12-year-old dispute over Iran's nuclear program may be extended from Monday until March because of sharp disagreements between Tehran and world powers, officials close to the talks said on Thursday.
Iran and world powers remain far apart over Tehran's nuclear programme, and they face a "difficult road" to reach a deal by a late November deadline, a senior Iranian negotiator said.
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi spoke af
Several pharmacies in Bahrain have violated a decision to implement the unified pricing structure for the third batch of medicines which came into effect yesterday (September 1).
The move is part of a GCC-wide medicine price stand
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran hoped to reach a "positive result" in talks with world powers on its nuclear programme ahead of a November deadline, thanks in part to support from Russia.
Iran may have failed to meet a deadline for addressing UN concerns about suspected nuclear bomb research, but it could still act to influence a key report due next week, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.
The sources, who follo
Iraq's top cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, raised the pressure yesterday on MPs to agree on a prime minister before the newly elected parliament meets on Tuesday, trying to avert months of wrangling in the face of an insurgent blitz ove
A fresh crackdown has been launched on companies that refuse to pay monthly fees to employ foreign workers in Bahrain.
Businesses have been given four weeks to pay outstanding money owed to the Labour Market Regulatory Authority (
Western governments are growing impatient with Syria's failure to follow up promptly on a first small shipment of chemical weapons and fear Damascus will miss a deadline to hand over all toxins by mid-2014.
Sources at the Orga
Deadly toxins that were to have been removed from Syria by December 31 under an international effort to rid the country of its chemical arsenal have not yet been delivered to port to be put on ships, a Russian diplomat was quoted as saying on Fr