Iran has doubled the number of uranium enrichment machines it has in an underground bunker, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Thursday, showing Tehran’s defiance towards Western pressure to stop its atomic work and the threat of Israeli attack.
The U.N. chief and Egypt’s president delivered stinging speeches at a summit of developing nations in Iran on Thursday, damaging the host country’s quest for global prestige and support for its nuclear programme and its policy on Syria.
The head of the UN nuclear watchdog agency announced yesterday that his agency would hold talks with Iran again on June 8 and also voiced suspicions that Iran has been destroying buildings at a military site, possibly indicating a cover-up of activities there. The site in question is the Parchin military complex, to which the […]
The United Nations nuclear watchdog confirmed on Monday that Iran has started enriching uranium at an underground site and said all atomic material there was under its surveillance.
The U.N. nuclear watchdog is expected this week to issue its most detailed report yet on research in Iran seen as geared to developing atomic bombs, heightening international suspicions of Tehran’s agenda and stoking Middle East tensions.
It is not necessary for the Syrian nuclear issue now under debate at the International Atomic Energy Agency to be referred to the U.N. Security Council, a Chinese representative said in Vienna on Thursday.
UN inspectors may say in an upcoming report that a Syrian desert site bombed to rubble in 2007 was probably a covert nuclear reactor, opening the way for the UN Security Council to take up the case, diplomats said.
Signaling its growing concern over Iran’s nuclear noncompliance, the Board of Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency, the IAEA, has passed a resolution on Iran for the first time in nearly 4 years. The resolution noted with serious concern that Iran began construction of a new uranium enrichment facility at Fordo, located near Qom, […]