Along with a change in the Iranian leadership comes a glimmer of hope for a new peace.
In an effort to create a new diplomatic relationship with Iran, Secretary of State John Kerry spearheads a top secret back channel.
With one brief call, U.S. President Obama and Iranian President Rouhani break decades of silence between the leaderships of the two nations.
The United States and Iran sit down at the negotiating table in Geneva, Switzerland to hammer out a nuclear agreement.
With peace on the line, the talks between the United States and Iran suffer a major setback and a breach of trust.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif work through the night in a last-minute effort to salvage an agreement.
A live Q&A at 2pmET explored how a combination of high-level secret negotiations and social media brought the USA and Iran back from the brink of war.
Wendy Sherman and Iran is no stranger to brokering agreements with American adversaries.
An annotated photo tour of U.S.-Iran relations.
Javad Zarif is unlike any of his predecessors, winning him praise from the West and skeptics back home.
A common yearning for change coupled with pragmatism swept Rouhani into power, ushering in a dramatic change in tone for the government of Iran.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss the differences between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The artifact was rescued from its dusty purgatory to play a supporting role in the high-stakes diplomatic drama that could end with a historic deal.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss how negotiations with Iran were only possible after months of highly clandestine meetings.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss how American Secretary of State John Kerry and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif were uniquely qualified to strike the nuclear deal.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss the painful sense of betrayal on the part of the Iranians when the deal in Geneva almost fell through.
Israel accuses Iran of using nuclear negotiations as a stalling tactic while it pursues nuclear weapons.
From 1953 to 2013, a glimpse major events involving the two countries.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss why a potential meeting between Iranian president Hassan Rouhani and Barack Obama never came together.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss how Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif managed considerable physical pain throughout the nuclear negotiations in Geneva.
Ann Curry and journalist Hooman Majd discuss a key closed-door, one-on-one meeting between Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and American Secretary of State John Kerry.
The nuclear deal between Iran and six nations, including the United States, was a small step but historic nonetheless.
Who did what on the NBC News digital documentary.