In the past week, the EU has struggled to find a voice on foreign policy amid rising tensions in the Middle East. Thursday, the new EU Council President on a visit to Croatia - dismissed those claims, insisting he would be play a more important role.
A US airstrike on Iranian military leader Qassim Soleimani has brought the Middle East closer to conflict, as Iran narrows the scope of its possible responses to the assassination of a national hero.
Soleimani's death will also prove to be more significant than that of Osama Bin Laden or Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, according to one of Italy's ex-foreign ministers.
The U.S. withdrew from the accord last year and imposed crippling economic sanctions that block Iran from selling crude oil abroad.
A violent crackdown on recent protests and internet restrictions in Iran present diplomatic challenges for the EU as it attempts a balancing act of keeping the Iran nuclear deal alive while standing firm on human rights.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that uranium gas will be injected into centrifuges at the Fordow plant later today — but why is this significant, and what comes next?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said urnaium gas will be injected into centrifuges from tomorrow as part of Iran's latest step back from the 2015 nuclear treaty.
Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's Nuclear Energy Organisation, said they were launching 30 advanced centrifuges.
If the European Commission - and foreign policy chief Josep Borrell in particular - would have the EU assume a more active role in world affairs, they will be presented with a host of difficult choices, few of them black or white. Take, for example, the question of Iran.
"It is clear to us that Iran bears responsibility for this attack. There is no other plausible explanation," Britain, France and Germany said.
In an interview with "NBC Nightly News" anchor Lester Holt, the Conservative prime minister praised President Donald Trump's negotiating skills.
Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said Netanyahu was seeking a pretext for war
Whilst much of the recent attention has been on Iran's nuclear ambitions, the country's existing arsenal of ballistic missiles is also making the US wary.
After a meeting with the International Atomic Energy Agency Iran claims the EU has failed to act on assurances made after the US pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal
Euronews' Anelise Borges spoke to a group of young Iranians about their prospects for the future, the Iran nuclear deal, and their country's friends and foes.
As all eyes are on Europe's diplomatic efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal, a senior journalist in the inner circle of Ayatollah Khamenei gave an exclusive interview to Euronews.
Iran will return to nuclear deal only if the US accepts a €14 bn oil credit line proposed by France.
Iran has gone further in breaching its nuclear deal by increasing its stock of enriched uranium and refining it to greater purity than allowed, says the UN's nuclear watchdog.
There are strong indications that Tehran is in breach of its obligations. Documents seized from a warehouse in Tehran by Israel in January 2018 disclose a wealth of new information about Iran’s nuclear program that was previously unknown to the IAEA.
Hassan Rouhani said that Iran should not miss the chance to salvage nuclear deal
Iran has test-fired a new missile, Tasnim news agency cited the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, as saying.
Iran foreign minister reported to make nuclear offer; U.S. sceptical
EU foreign ministers meet on Monday to discuss the Iran nuclear deal amid fears it could collapse.
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But Israel's Netanyahu likened the EU position to the appeasement of Nazi Germany ahead of World War Two.
The European nations said they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and urged for a dialogue between all parties involved in the deal, that was signed on this day four years ago.