Iran criticized on Monday a reported plan by major powers to demand the closure of a uranium enrichment plant in return for an easing of sanctions on Tehran’s trade in gold and other precious metals, Iranian media reported. The Islamic Republic, which says its nuclear program is peaceful, started building the Fordow plant inside a […]
U.N. inspectors returned on Thursday from talks in Tehran with no deal on access to Iran’s nuclear sites and no date for new talks, failing to produce even a small signal of hope for wider big power diplomacy aimed at averting a war. “Despite its many commitments to do so, Iran has not negotiated in […]
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday that new centrifugesIran was installing for its uranium enrichment program could cut by a third the time needed to create a nuclear bomb. As Iran and world powers prepare to resume talks aimed at easing a dispute that has raised fears of a new Middle East war
US military commanders have warned their Israeli counterparts that any action against Iran would severely limit the ability of American forces in the region to mount their own operations against the Iranian nuclear programme by cutting off vital logistical support from Gulf Arab allies.
Iran has warned it is ready to retaliate against attack after Israel’s prime minister urged a red line to be drawn over its nuclear program. Benjamin Netanyahu told the UN time was running out to stop Iran having enough enriched uranium for a nuclear bomb.
In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday praised President Barack Obama for speaking out against a nuclear-armed Iran earlier this week at the U.N.
President Barack Obama is telling the U.N. General Assembly that he wants to resolve the dispute over Iran’s nuclear program through diplomacy but that the time to do that is not unlimited. Obama says Iran has failed time after time to demonstrate that its nuclear program is peaceful
Iran’s nuclear chief says his country is planning to build at least two new nuclear power plants next to an existing facility that became operational with Russia’s help last year.
A top Iranian nuclear official said traces of enriched uranium discovered at an underground bunker came from a “routine technical issue,” the country’s official IRNA news agency reported Saturday. Ali Asghar Soltanieh, Tehran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, was responding to a report by the U.N. nuclear watchdog that said it had found […]
Iran has significantly stepped up its output of low-enriched uranium and total production in the last five years would be enough for at least five nuclear weapons if refined much further, a U.S. security institute said. The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS), a think-tank which tracks Iran’s nuclear program closely, based the analysis […]