Diplomats eye interim Iran agreement

Attempt to inject urgency before the deadline of midnight on Monday

Timeline: Iran’s nuclear negotiations

Diplomatic struggles over Tehran’s intentions since 2002

West cannot afford Iran to turn to Russia

It is vital a comprehensive deal on Iran’s nuclear programme is reached, writes Ariane Tabatabai

US and Iran prepare for the blame game

Tehran hopes to break out of sanctions even if last-ditch talks on its nuclear programme fail

Iran hardliners ordered to support talks

Tories are told not to undermine nuclear negotiations

Q&A: How likely is a nuclear deal with Iran?

Negotiations may be moving forward but politicians could retreat

Detente and messages to the Ayatollah

The American president has been indulging in a correspondence with Iran’s Supreme Leader

Unvanquished US neocons surge back

Conservatives feel vindicated as Obama’s foreign policy comes under fire, says Jacob Heilbrunn

Russia agrees nuclear deal with Iran

Plan to build new reactors comes days before talks deadline

Battle for Iraq: the Iranian connection

US decision to delay its attack on Isis opened door to Tehran in Iraq

Battle for Iraq: the Iranian connection

Iraqi and Iranian insiders say the Obama administration’s decision to wait and insist on the removal of Nouri al-Maliki before taking action strengthened Iran’s position in Iraq

Weak Iran economy adds to nuclear pressure

Plunging oil prices and sanctions hit country’s revenues

Iranian general is new hero in Isis battle

Speculation officer’s rise is move to distract from intelligence failings

A move towards a nuclear deal with Iran

The midterm elections in the US must not put an accord in doubt

Empowered Republicans wary of Iran talks

GOP-controlled Congress will affect domestic policy as well as foreign affairs

StanChart faces US sanctions probe

US investigates whether transactions were concealed

Acid attacks on women spread fear in Iran

Up to eight women in city of Isfahan injured in incidents this month

Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

Death sentence sparks international condemnation

Houthi expansion threatens Yemeni strait

Interference with shipping could hit global trade through Suez Canal

Women targeted in Iran power struggle

Attacks part of campaign by hardliners to ‘propagate virtue’