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  • Syria may hold uranium stash, Western and Israeli experts say

    January 11, 2013 | 8:32 am

    Western and Israeli security experts suspect Syria may have tonnes of unenriched uranium in storage and that any such stockpile could potentially be of interest to its ally Iran for use in Tehran's own disputed nuclear program.

    They say natural uranium could have been acquired by...

  • Remove Israeli threat to inspect Parchin nuclear site, Iran says

    December 27, 2012 | 1:37 pm

    Iran said it would open the Parchin military complex to United Nations nuclear inspectors if threats of an Israeli attack are neutralized.

    "If external threats were defused, then they -- the IAEA -- could be enabled to inspect Parchin," Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan...

  • As Iran achieves nuclear weapons capability, a red line is passed

    November 21, 2012 | 11:23 am

    The debate about red lines on Iran appears to be over.

    With its massive increase of operative centrifuges at a secured uranium enrichment site, Iran appears to have moved beyond the question of whether capability to build a nuclear weapon or actual acquisition of a nuclear weapon...

  • Iran ready to double nuclear work in bunker, IAEA says

    November 16, 2012 | 9:58 am

    Iran is set to sharply expand its uranium enrichment in an underground site after installing all the centrifuges it was built for, a U.N. nuclear report showed on Friday, a move that could increase Western alarm about Tehran's nuclear course.

    The latest quarterly International...

  • Iran, U.N. nuclear agency to resume talks in December

    November 9, 2012 | 9:16 am

    Iran will return to talks with the International Atomic Energy Agency next month, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Friday, the latest push to seek a peaceful end to a dispute that has raised fears of a new Middle East war.

    The IAEA announcement came days after U.S. President...

  • Report: Iran nearly done installing centrifuges at nuclear plant

    October 25, 2012 | 2:23 pm

    Iran appears to be nearly finished installing centrifuges at one of its underground plants, drawing it still closer to making weapons-grade uranium.

    Reuters quoted Western diplomats who said they have heard indications that Iran finished putting in place the remaining uranium...

  • Iran further expanding enrichment capacity, Western diplomats say

    October 17, 2012 | 5:05 pm

    Iran is believed to be further increasing its uranium enrichment capacity at its Fordow plant buried deep underground, Western diplomats say, in another sign of Tehran defying international demands to curb its disputed nuclear program.

    But they said the Islamic Republic did not...

  • U.S. should heed call for a clear Iranian red line

    October 2, 2012 | 9:23 am

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a persuasive case at the United Nations General Assembly Thursday for a clear red line to ward off Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Time is running out and the United States should listen to the Israeli leader and draw a clear line for...
  • Arab nuclear ‘goodwill gesture’ fails to impress Israel, U.S.

    September 20, 2012 | 4:47 pm

    Arab states said on Thursday they had decided as a "goodwill gesture" to refrain from targeting Israel with a resolution over its assumed nuclear arsenal at the U.N. atomic agency's annual assembly this week.

    Arab envoys said the move was in support of wider efforts to rid the...

  • Report: Iran says it provided U.N. nuclear watchdog with false info

    September 20, 2012 | 1:50 pm

    The head of Iran's nuclear agency said that he provided false information to United Nations nuclear inspectors.

    Fereydoun Abbasi-Davani, who also serves as vice president of Iran, reportedly told the London-based Arabic newspaper al-Hayat that he lied to International Atomic...

  • Israel’s nuke head invites IAEA inspection

    September 20, 2012 | 9:58 am

    The head of Israel's nuclear agency invited the International Atomic Energy Agency to inspect its Soreq nuclear research center.

    Dr. Shaul Chorev, head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, during a speech Wednesday to the IAEA's General Conference in Vienna said that Israel...

  • Iran reportedly installs hundreds of new uranium enrichment machines

    August 24, 2012 | 10:30 am

    Iran may have installed as many as “hundreds of new” uranium enrichment machines in its underground nuclear facility at Fordow.

    “Our basic understanding is that they were continuing to install,” Reuters quotes an unnamed diplomat based in Vienna as saying.

    The new centrifuges...

  • Report: Iran to allow inspection of suspected nuclear site

    March 6, 2012 | 8:01 am

    Iran will allow inspectors from the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog group to visit a suspected nuclear site on a military base near Tehran.

    The International Atomic Energy Agency will be granted access to the Parchin military complex at a time to be announced, the semi-official...

  • West seeks to pressure Iran at U.N. nuclear meet

    March 2, 2012 | 8:43 am

    Western powers hope to win Russian and Chinese backing for rebuking Iran at the U.N. nuclear agency next week over Tehran’s failure to address mounting fears that it is secretly bent on acquiring nuclear weapons capability, diplomats say.

    Seeking to ward off any such diplomatic...

  • Iran says making nuclear bombs a ‘great sin’

    February 28, 2012 | 11:44 am

    Iran, facing growing international pressure over its nuclear program, called for more talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog on Tuesday and condemned production of atomic weapons as a “great sin.”

    Iran says its nuclear program is peaceful but negotiations with the International Atomic...

  • Iran defiant as U.N. nuclear talks fail

    February 22, 2012 | 7:06 pm

    The U.N. nuclear watchdog ended its latest mission to Iran after talks on Tehran’s suspected secret atomic weapons research failed, a setback likely to increase the risk of confrontation with the West.

    The United States criticized Iran on Wednesday over the failure of the...

  • Opinion: Why we should not bomb Iran

    January 18, 2012 | 10:48 am

    [Counter-point: Why we should attack Iran]

    In endorsing bombing Iran as a neat way to address Iran’s nuclear program, Matthew Kroenig makes the case that the theoretical nightmare of a nuclear Iran could be more or less eliminated, and that even if that can’t be fully...

  • Opinion: Why we should attack Iran

    January 18, 2012 | 10:21 am

    [Counter-point: Why we should not bomb Iran]

    This article has been adapted from an essay in the January/February 2012 issue of Foreign Affairs magazine.

    The United States and Iran are on a path toward direct armed conflict. In early October, U.S. officials accused Iranian...

  • U.N. nuclear watchdog board set to rebuke defiant Iran

    November 18, 2011 | 7:17 am

    The 35-nation board of the U.N. nuclear watchdog looked set on Friday to censure Iran over mounting suspicions it is seeking to develop atom bombs, after the six big powers overcame divisions on how to best deal with a defiant Tehran.

    But a draft resolution expected to win support...

  • UN nuclear chief says he “must alert world” about Iran

    November 17, 2011 | 7:47 am

    The U.N. nuclear chief said on Thursday it was his duty to “alert the world” about suspected work in Iran to develop atomic bombs, and major powers prepared to intensify the pressure on the Islamic state.

    International Atomic Energy Agency head Yukiya Amano stressed the need for...

  • UN: Iran worked on nuclear bomb design

    November 8, 2011 | 2:40 pm

    Iran appears to have worked on designing an atomic bomb and may still be conducting relevant research, the U.N. nuclear watchdog said in a hard-hitting report on Tehran’s nuclear program likely to raise tensions in the Middle East.

    Citing what it called “credible” information from...

  • IAEA makes it official: Israel hit Syrian nuclear reactor in ‘07

    April 28, 2011 | 3:25 pm

    Israel struck a nuclear reactor when it allegedly bombed a Syrian site in 2007, the head of the international nuclear watchdog said.

    Yukiya Amano, who heads the International Atomic Energy Agency, said the structure in the Syrian desert destroyed by Israeli warplanes was definitely...

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