BREAKING: United Nations rescinds invitation to Iran to take part in Syrian peace talks

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Iran nuclear deal to take effect on Jan. 20
Iran’s interim nuclear deal with the world’s major powers is scheduled to begin on January 20, officials with Iran and the European Union said Sunday.
Western powers reach deal with Iran over its nuclear program

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White House says Iran sounds serious in nuclear talks

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Two days of nuclear talks between Iran and six world powers were “substantive and forward-looking,” and a second series is set for next month, both sides said in a statement Wednesday.

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Netanyahu: Iran’s Khamenei ‘heads a cult’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged the world to insist on tough negotiations that ensure Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon — while cautioning against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s charm offensive, which he described as a strategy carried out to woo the West at the behest of the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

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Obama and Rouhani make history with phone call, thawing three decade freeze between US and Iran

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The conversation came after a whirlwind ten days, beginning with President Rouhani sitting down with NBC News’ Ann Curry in Tehran prior to a series of key diplomatic meetings.

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BREAKING: Obama speaks with Iranian President Rouhani

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Obama: Iran overtures on nukes a step toward relationship of ‘mutual respect’

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President Barack Obama said Tuesday that recent overtures from Iran on its nuclear program could start the United States and Iran down a “long road towards a different relationship — one based on mutual interest and mutual respect.”

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Exclusive: Iran president blames Israel for ‘instability,’ calls for peace

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told NBC News’ Ann Curry that Israel causes “injustice to the people” of the Middle East. He also called for peace in the region, saying Iran was “not looking for war with any nations.” The interview was broadcast on TODAY on Thursday.

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EXCLUSIVE: Iran president vows no nukes, declares ‘we consider war a weakness’

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In his first interview with a U.S. outlet since becoming president, Hassan Rouhani told Ann Curry that he and Obama have taken “subtle and tiny steps for a very important future.”

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Iran's president Rouhani: We will never develop nuclear weapons

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Can ‘diplomatic sheikh’ mend US-Iran ties?

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The upcoming U.N. General Assembly may show a thaw between the U.S. and Iran for the first time in decades. Experts say diplomatic back channels may have opened after moderate Hassan Rouhani was elected Iran’s president.

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Ex-Pentagon general target of leak investigation, sources say

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Legal sources tell NBC News that the former second-highest-ranking officer in the U.S. military is now the target of a Justice Department investigation into an alleged leak of classified information about a covert U.S. cyberattack on Iran’s nuclear program.

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Iran’s next president hints at thaw with US

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Hassan Rowhani, a moderate cleric who scored a surprise victory in Iran’s presidential election, held out the prospect of improved relations with the United States.

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BREAKING: Moderate candidate Hasan Rowhani wins Iran’s presidential election, interior minister says

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The Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Saturday that moderate cleric Hasan Rowhani has won the country’s presidential election, NBC News confirms.

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