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Europe urges Iran to cooperate with UN nuclear watchdog

Britain, France, Germany and the EU have issued a joint statement warning Iran to stick to its commitments under the 2015 deal on its nuclear program. Tehran's recent actions and activities were "deeply concerning."...

Europe urges Iran to cooperate with UN nuclear watchdog

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Britain sees "small window" to salvage nuclear deal, Iran urges Europe to act Britain said on Monday there was a "small window" of time to save the Iran nuclear deal, as Tehran signaled it would ramp up its nuclear program -- seen by the West as a cover for making atomic bombs -- if Europe failed to do more to salvage the pact....
15:48, 07/15/2019

Iran's Nuclear Material Stocks Still Within Limits: UN Nuclear Watchdog Iran's stocks of key nuclear materials have increased but are still within the limits set by a 2015 deal with world powers, the latest International Atomic Energy Agency report on the matter said......
03:16, 06/02/2019

U.S. and Iran to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action as parties to the deal consider their next move....
12:00, 07/10/2019

U.S. and Iran set to clash at U.N. nuclear watchdog The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action as parties to the deal consider their next move....
14:32, 07/10/2019

UN atomic watchdog head urges dialogue with Iran The head of the U.N. atomic watchdog is urging world powers to continue dialogue with Iran to keep it in the landmark 2015 deal aimed at preventing the country from building nuclear weapons....
14:32, 06/10/2019

Iran Installing Advanced Centrifuges, Says UN Nuclear Watchdog The UN's nuclear watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran was installing advanced centrifuges as the troubled 2015 deal with world powers over Tehran's nuclear programme threatens to fall apart....
17:01, 09/09/2019

U.N. nuclear watchdog's board to meet on Iran at request of U.S The United States has called an emergency meeting of the U.N. atomic watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday, after Tehran breached its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers....
19:16, 07/05/2019

U.S. requests U.N. nuclear watchdog's board meet on Iran The United States has requested a special meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors to discuss Iran, the U.S. mission to the agency said on Friday....
18:32, 07/05/2019

UN nuclear watchdog: 'Time is of the essence' on Iran cooperation The IAEA has urged Iran to cooperate as the agency gathers information on Tehran's nuclear program. It confirmed Tehran was preparing to use more advanced centrifuges — further breaching a fragile 2015 nuclear deal....
05:00, 09/10/2019

Iran complies with nuclear deal limits, UN watchdog says Iran remains within the limits set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, the IAEA has said. The accord has unraveled after the US withdrew from the deal, sanctioned Iran and sent more troops to the Middle East....
21:16, 05/31/2019

Iran to cut nuclear commitments 'strongly' if Europe does not keep promises: Iran MP If European countries do not meet their commitments under a nuclear deal then Iran will "strongly" take more steps to reduce its own obligations, a senior Iranian parliamentarian said on Thursday, according to the semi-official Fars news agency....
14:16, 07/11/2019

Iran Has Accelerated Enriched Uranium Production, Says Nuclear Watchdog Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was......
19:32, 06/11/2019

US To Pressure Iran Over Nuclear Deal Breach At UN Watchdog Meeting The United States will use an emergency meeting of the U.N. nuclear watchdog's board on Wednesday to raise pressure on Iran over breaches of its nuclear deal, but diplomats expect no concrete action......
13:48, 07/10/2019

Iran still violating 2015 nuclear deal, UN watchdog finds A report from the United Nations atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stockpile low-enriched uranium beyond the limitations outlined in the 2015 nuclear deal, the Associated Press reported Friday....
06:48, 08/31/2019

U.S. accuses Iran of ‘nuclear extortion’ at emergency meeting of atomic energy watchdog  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani also criticized a U.S. request for an emergency meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency's board of governors....
18:32, 07/10/2019

EU urges Iran to halt further measures undermining nuclear deal The European Union on Sunday strongly urged Iran to stop actions that would undermine a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, saying it was in touch with other parties to the deal and may set up a joint commission to look into the issue....
18:32, 07/07/2019

Germany urges Iran to reverse its latest nuclear plans Germany on Sunday urged Iran to stop taking measures that undermined the non-proliferation deal it agreed in exchange for eased sanctions after Tehran announced it would boost nuclear enrichment above agreed limits....
18:32, 07/07/2019

EU urges Iran to respect nuclear deal, regrets US sanctions BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is urging Iran to respect the international agreement curbing the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions and says it aims to continue trading with the country despite U.S. sanctions. The EU and major European powers — Britain, France and Germany — said on Thurs...
12:16, 05/09/2019

US urges world powers to reject Iran’s ‘nuclear extortion’ The United States is urging world powers involved in the nuclear deal with Iran not to give in to “extortion” by providing Tehran with new economic incentives to get it to back off its recent escalation of its atomic program...
19:16, 07/10/2019

What Europe Can and Can’t Do to Save the Iran Nuclear Deal European countries were key to negotiating the landmark 2015 international accord that restricted Iran’s nuclear program in return for relief from sanctions that had strangled its economy. ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in 'lawless' Iran over nuclear deal UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear dealUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness”, as Tehran took the first conditional steps to extricate itself from the landmark nuclear...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Europe is failing to save nuclear deal, Iran says Iran already has crept past limits the deal imposed on nuclear enrichment and its uranium stockpile. It is trying to pressure Europe to find a way to sell crude oil abroad despite U.S. sanctions....
16:00, 09/08/2019

Europe Broadens Support for Iran Nuclear Deal Several European Union countries said they were working with Britain, France and Germany to open up trade channels to Iran to cushion the impact of U.S. sanctions, broadening the bloc’s efforts to save the nuclear deal....
15:16, 06/28/2019

Europe rejects Iran 'ultimatums' on nuclear deal The EU said it still backs the nuclear deal with Iran, but would not be held ransom to keep it alive. Iran said it hopes to bring the deal "back on track" after saying it will stop some curbs on its nuclear program....
11:16, 05/09/2019

Iran urges Europe to normalize economic ties with it or face consequences Iran said on Sunday that Europe was not in a position to criticize Tehran for its military capabilities, and called on European leaders to normalize economic ties with the Islamic Republic despite U.S. sanctions or face consequences....
09:32, 06/09/2019

Kremlin blames U.S. for Iran nuclear deal roll-back, urges restraint The Kremlin said on Wednesday that Iran had been provoked into rolling back some of the terms of a 2015 nuclear deal due to external pressure which it blamed on the United States....
13:48, 05/08/2019

France urges Iran to reverse nuclear move, China hits at U.S. pressure France on Tuesday urged Iran to rapidly reverse its first major breach of a nuclear pact, a move denounced by President Donald Trump as "playing with fire", as world powers try to pull Washington and Tehran back from confrontation....
14:48, 07/02/2019

Trump urges Iran to talk over nuclear program, cannot rule out military action U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday urged Iran's leadership to sit down and talk with him about giving up Tehran's nuclear program and said he could not rule out a military confrontation given the heightened tensions between the two countries....
01:48, 05/10/2019

Iran challenges Europe and China to stand up to US over nuclear deal Iran is now giving them 60 days to take significant strides or face a potentially severe new crisis in the Middle EastBy taking a couple of small, carefully calibrated steps towards the exit from the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran has given Europe and China a two-month ultimatum to stand up to the US on th...
04:48, 05/09/2019

Iran says it will take "stronger step" from nuclear deal if Europe doesn't act Iran is prepared to take a "stronger step" in reducing its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if European countries don't take action to save the pact, its foreign ministry's spokesman said on Monday....
11:48, 09/02/2019

Iran says it will take 'stronger step' from nuclear deal if Europe doesn't act Iran is prepared to take a "stronger step" in reducing its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if European countries don't take action to save the pact, its foreign ministry's spokesman said on Monday....
19:48, 09/02/2019

Iran says it will take 'stronger step' away from nuclear deal if Europe doesn't act Iran is prepared to take a "stronger step" in reducing its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if European countries don't take action to save the pact, its foreign ministry's spokesman said on Monday....
13:16, 09/02/2019

France sends top diplomat to Iran as Europe urges uranium enrichment cutback France dispatched a top diplomat to Iran Tuesday while joining Germany and Britain in calling for the Tehran regime to scale back its recent uranium enrichment activities "without delay."...
02:00, 07/10/2019

Japan minister, meeting Iranian counterpart, urges Iran to abide by nuclear deal Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said he urged Iran to abide by a 2015 nuclear deal during a meeting on Tuesday with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif....
15:48, 08/27/2019

Europe demands Iran reverse course as Tehran violates the nuclear deal Drew Angerer/Getty Images The European signatories fighting to save the Iran nuclear deal in the wake of America's unilateral withdrawal last year expressed concern in response to repeated violations of the 2015 agreement by Tehran this past week. The European Union, the United Kingdom, France, and...
10:16, 07/08/2019

Iran puts pressure on Europe to save nuclear deal within 60-day deadline Tehran leverages use of advanced centrifuges to call for urgent European counter-measures to US sanctionsIran has announced it has started using more advanced centrifuges that could accelerate the development of an atomic weapon in its latest attempt to pressure European powers to salvage a 2015 nuc...
02:16, 09/08/2019

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu: Europe must keep promise to leave Iran nuclear deal European leaders must exit the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and renew international sanctions on Tehran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, comparing the regime's activities to the Nazi occupation of the Rhineland....
07:48, 07/09/2019

Rouhani: Iran will further pull out of nuclear deal Thursday unless Europe buys Persian oil Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that if European nation signatories to an Obama-era multinational nuclear deal don't agree by Thursday to buy Persian oil, Iran would further renege on its commitments....
15:48, 09/03/2019

Iran to scale back nuclear deal compliance unless Europe moves: diplomat Iran may further scale back compliance with its nuclear deal soon unless European countries shield it from U.S. sanctions through a trade mechanism, the head of Tehran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations was quoted as saying on Sunday....
12:16, 06/23/2019

'We reject any ultimatums': Europe responds firmly to Iran's nuclear deal threat The EU has responded firmly to Iran's threat to roll back its 2015 nuclear deal commitments, saying in a statement Thursday that it rejects any ultimatums but remained committed to the multilateral pact....
10:32, 05/09/2019

Tehran will 'take a strong step' away from nuclear deal if Europe doesn't offer new terms, Iran says Iran will "take a strong step" away from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers if Europe cannot offer the country new terms by a deadline at the end of this week, a government spokesman said Monday as top Iranian diplomats traveled to France and Russia for last-minute talks....
13:16, 09/02/2019

Europe ready to reimpose sanctions if Iran breaches nuclear deal: French official Europe would have to reimpose sanctions on Iran if Tehran reneged on parts of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a French presidency source said on Tuesday....
18:16, 05/07/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear program in response to the U.S. withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news agency reported on Monday....
22:16, 05/06/2019

US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US national security adviser: There’s ‘no reason’ for Iran to breach nuclear deal unless it’s to seek nuclear weapons....
08:16, 05/29/2019

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief Yukiya Amano Dies U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Yukiya Amano has died, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said on Monday in a note to member states obtained by Reuters....
18:32, 07/22/2019

UN Nuclear Watchdog Chief To Step Down Next Year: Diplomats The head of the UN's nuclear watchdog Yukiya Amano will step down in March for health reasons, diplomatic sources said Wednesday, as the agency navigates verification of the increasingly fragile Iran......
23:00, 07/17/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief: no evidence that Russia is violating test ban US general said Moscow had ‘probably’ violated moratoriumLassina Zerbo contradicts claims of testing at remote islandThe head of the international watchdog that monitors signs of nuclear testing has said there is no evidence to support a US allegation that Russia has conducted low-yield tests in vio...
00:00, 05/31/2019

Yukiya Amano, Head of the I.A.E.A. Nuclear Watchdog Group, Dies at 72 Mr. Amano led the agency for nearly a decade, including a critical period during which it monitored Iran’s nuclear activities under a deal signed in 2015....
14:16, 07/22/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate President Donald Trump’s “perceived enemies.”In a letter sent Friday to Inspector General Michael Ho...
03:32, 05/04/2019

White House Melts Down After Government Watchdog Urges Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Weeks after confidently crooning “Blah, blah, blah,” and “Let me know when the jail sentence starts” when asked by reporters about repeated Hatch Act violations, a top internal government watchdog recommended the firing of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway for doing exactly that....
22:16, 06/13/2019

Nuclear watchdog chief to meet top Iranian officials in Tehran on Sunday The acting chief of the U.N. nuclear watchdog policing Iran's nuclear deal with major powers, Cornel Feruta, will meet senior Iranian officials in Tehran on Sunday, a spokesman for the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday....
17:48, 09/06/2019

‘Deep sadness’ at passing of UN nuclear watchdog agency chief, Yukiya Amano The head of the UN body that oversees nuclear activities across the world has died aged 72, it was announced on Monday. In a statement, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed the passing of Director General Yukiya Amano, with “deepest sadness”....
18:16, 07/22/2019

U.S., Iran tensions unyielding, Europeans reject Iran 'ultimatums' over nuclear deal European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran relaxed restrictions on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the 2015 international pact....
01:48, 05/10/2019

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20:16, 06/26/2019

Malaysian PM urges Britain to 'break with Europe' on palm oil: Bloomberg Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday called on Britain to engage with palm oil growers to incentivise sustainable production, rather than pursuing boycotts after its scheduled exit from the European Union (EU) on Oct. 31....
15:00, 08/19/2019

UN atomic watchdog raises questions of Iran’s centrifuge use U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, but reports its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Chernobyl writer urges Instagram tourists to 'respect' nuclear disaster site Spike in visitors, including some who pose in little more than a g-string, prompts writer of HBO hit to speak outThe writer of the acclaimed HBO drama series Chernobyl has spoken out about the proliferation of lewd and inappropriate selfies taken by tourists visiting the nuclear disaster site in Ukr...
08:16, 06/12/2019

Uranium Traces Found At "Secret Warehouse" In Iran, Says UN Watchdog Samples taken by the UN nuclear watchdog at what Israel's prime minister called a "secret atomic warehouse" in Tehran showed traces of uranium that Iran has yet to explain, two diplomats who follow......
20:00, 09/08/2019

EDF to cut output at Tricastin 2 and 4 nuclear reactors as heatwave hits Europe French utility EDF will curb electricity generation at its Tricastin 2 and 4 nuclear reactors in the south of France on Thursday, which is expected to be the hottest day in the second heatwave to hit France in as many months....
19:48, 07/24/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: Palestine demolitions, nuclear watchdog chief dies, UK troops to Mali, Afghan journalist murder condemned, Somalia sexual violence pledge Our main stories today: UN condemns Israel’s destruction of Palestinian property; the head of the IAEA dies at 72; UK troops will bolster Mali mission; UNESCO chief condemns Afghan journalist’s murder; Somalia commits to ending conflict-related sexual violence.  ...
05:32, 07/23/2019

U.N. Atomic Watchdog Reports Iran’s Stockpiles of Low-Enriched Uranium are Growing (VIENNA) — The U.N. atomic watchdog said Friday that Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, but reported its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing and raised questions for the first time about Iran’s adherenc...
03:32, 06/01/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group. ...
18:32, 04/28/2019

US Nuclear Weapons Location In Europe Accidentally Revealed By NATO Body A recently released - and subsequently deleted - document published by a NATO-affiliated body has sparked headlines in Europe with an apparent confirmation of a long-held open secret: U.S. nuclear......
08:00, 07/17/2019

Indian Airlines To Avoid Iran Airspace Amid Tensions: Aviation Watchdog Amid rising geopolitical tensions between the US and Iran, India's aviation regulator DGCA Saturday said Indian airlines have decided to avoid the "affected part of the Iranian airspace" and reroute......
15:32, 06/22/2019

EXCLUSIVE: Senator says report’s inclusion of U.S. nuclear weapons locations in Europe ‘not an accident’ The senator behind a NATO-affiliated report getting international attention stands by the initial decision to include locations of U.S. nuclear weapons....
20:48, 07/17/2019

Mysterious radiation cloud over Europe traced to secret Russian nuclear accident A vast cloud of nuclear radiation that spreadover continental Europe in 2017 has been traced to an unacknowledged nuclear accident in southern Russia, according to an international team of scientists....
12:16, 07/31/2019

Qatar urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar and other countries have been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
21:32, 06/09/2019

Germany urges US to talk with Iran German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks about the 2015 nuclear deal. European leaders have struggled to prevent Iran suffering under crippling new US sanctions....
01:16, 08/31/2019

UK in regular contact with U.S. over Iran, urges de-escalation Britain is in regular contact with the United States over the situation in Iran and has continuously called for de-escalation on all sides, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday....
13:00, 06/21/2019

Iran’s Nuclear Program Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been the subject of global hand-wringing for more than two decades. While Iran’s leaders long insisted the country was not building nuclear weapons, its enrichment of uranium and history of deception created deep mistrust. After more than two years of negotiations an...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Israel's Netanyahu urges support for U.S. against Iran's 'aggression' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday called on the international community to support the United States against Iran as tensions between the two countries escalated after the downing of a U.S. drone by Iran....
20:48, 06/20/2019

Qatari foreign minister urges de-escalation in U.S.-Iran row Qatar has been talking to both Iran and the United States about de-escalation, Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters in London on Sunday, urging both sides to meet and find a compromise....
19:16, 06/09/2019

The Latest: China urges US, Iran to avoid further escalation WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on developments as the U.S. and Iran edge toward a flashpoint amid escalation in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:35 a.m. China’s top diplomat has warned the United States against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after a re...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Top EU official urges talks to ease strain between U.S., Iran The European Union's top diplomatic leader said Thursday the alliance urges talks between the United States and Iran and wishes to preserve the 2015 nuclear agreement abandoned by the Trump administration....
07:16, 08/30/2019

Iran's UN Envoy Urges US To Stop "Economic War" Against Iranians Iran's UN ambassador said Monday that conditions were not ripe for a dialogue with the United States after President Donald Trump imposed new sanctions on Tehran....
02:16, 06/25/2019

| Britain urges Iran to free seized tanker Britain has urged Iran to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf by releasing a UK-flagged ship it said had been illegally seized in Omani waters in an "utterly unacceptable" gambit....
11:00, 07/21/2019

India urges Iran to free all its crew after nine released Iran has freed nine Indian crew members of a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this month, the Indian foreign ministry said on Saturday, and it appealed for the release of three remaining crew members held from the same ship....
10:00, 07/27/2019

Iran to Breach Nuclear Deal Again Iran said it would abandon constraints on nuclear research set out in the 2015 nuclear deal, in another violation of the accord that raises the risk of its collapse as Europe pursues efforts to salvage it with sanctions relief for Tehran....
13:48, 09/06/2019

Iran violates nuclear deal — what comes next? Although Iran has increased its uranium stockpile, experts say Tehran is still a long way from a nuclear weapon. However, more uranium enrichment risks EU and UN sanctions, and renewed tension between Iran and the world....
17:48, 07/03/2019

Trump: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon US President Donald Trump has issued a warning to Iran after the country moved to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold reached in a landmark nuclear deal Washington pulled out of last year....
18:00, 07/08/2019

Iran nuclear deal: what has Tehran said and what happens next? Hassan Rouhani’s move to alter commitments amid crippling US sanctions outlinedLive: follow the latest US politics newsIran has suspended commitments it made under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal, which lifted sanctions on the country in exchange for limits on Tehran’s nuclear programme. The deal...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Iran says it will never build a nuclear weapon Minister says Islam forbids such a move as country prepares to breach nuclear dealIran will never pursue a nuclear weapon, its foreign minister has claimed, saying Islam prevented the country from doing so.Iran has previously said it is ideologically opposed to acquiring nuclear weapons and seeks nu...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Iran urges U.S. to ‘abandon warmongering’ after firing of John Bolton Hassan Rouhani’s remarks signaled approval of U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt dismissal of John Bolton as national security adviser. Bolton had been hawkish on Iran and other global challenges....
14:48, 09/11/2019

Iran Calls Ship Attacks Off UAE "Alarming", Urges Probe Iran on Monday called attacks on ships in the Gulf "alarming", after the UAE and Saudi Arabia said several vessels including oil tankers were damaged in acts of sabotage off the Emirati coast....
18:32, 05/13/2019

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
02:32, 06/12/2019

No 10 urges Iran to let Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s family visit Labour MP raises fears British-Iranian woman being tortured into signing forced confessionDowning Street has urged Iran to allow the family of a detained British-Iranian woman to visit amid fears that she is being tortured to sign a forced confession after she was moved to an isolated psychiatric wa...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Germany's Merkel urges political solution in Iran crisis The international community must seek a political solution on Iran, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he had aborted a military strike to retaliate against Tehran's downing of a U.S. drone....
13:48, 06/22/2019

Iran Curbs U.N. Probe Into Nuclear Site Iran is stifling a United Nations probe of its alleged storage of nuclear equipment and radioactive material, diplomats say, leading to fresh concerns about Tehran’s nuclear activities at a critical moment....
08:00, 09/03/2019

US Accuses Iran Of 'Possible Undeclared Nuclear Activities' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused Iran of "possible undeclared nuclear activities," as the UN's nuclear watchdog presses Tehran for answers on its atomic safeguards....
20:48, 09/10/2019

Iran: No more 'deadlines' to save nuclear deal Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatories of the deal to find ways around US sanctions....
20:48, 07/08/2019

Iran to further reduce compliance with nuclear deal Foreign minister says Iran has been withdrawing in stages since US pulled out last yearIran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, said on Saturday, according to parliamentary news agency Icana.Iran has r...
21:00, 08/03/2019

UK's Hunt says if Iran breaks nuclear deal we are out as well If Iran breaks the nuclear deal then Britain is out of it as well, British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Monday after Tehran said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 agreement with major powers....
22:16, 07/01/2019

The Latest: Israel says it won’t let Iran get nuclear weapon TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on Iran’s decision to step away from embattled nuclear deal (all times local): 2 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is responding to Iran’s decision to withdraw partially from the nuclear deal with world powers. Netanyahu spoke Wednesday at a st...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Why It Matters That Iran Is Busting Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by breaking a key covenant restricting its stockpile of nuclear material. International inspectors confirmed that the country has accumulated more than the 3...
14:48, 07/08/2019

The Latest: FM says Iran is committed to nuclear deal Iran’s foreign minister says his country is committed to an international nuclear deal and criticized escalating U.S. sanctions “unacceptable” as he met with Japanese officials...
06:48, 05/16/2019

Iran hints at further steps against nuclear deal Iran’s deputy foreign minister says that his nation will take another step impacting its compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers in 60 days. Abbas Araghchi told a news conference Sunday that he cannot elaborate now on the nature of the next step. Iranian officials also announce...
15:00, 07/07/2019

Iran: EU failing to save nuclear deal The EU has "failed to act on their promises" within the 2015 nuclear deal, said Iran's atomic energy chief. Germany's foreign minister has warned against escalation of the dispute, saying "everyone must act responsibly."...
06:16, 09/09/2019

EU and Britain condemn U.S. oil and nuclear sanctions on Iran The United States' allies in Europe have criticized its recent decisions to restrict oil trade with Iran and to limit the extension of waivers for nuclear non-proliferation projects....
18:16, 05/04/2019

Iran's Zarif warns EU over nuclear commitments Iran said on Monday it would further scale back its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal if European parties failed to shield Tehran's economy from sanctions reimposed by the United States since President Donald Trump exited the deal last year....
14:48, 09/02/2019

Why It Matters If Iran Busts Its Nuclear Caps A little over a year after President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from a landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, Tehran’s government responded by breaking a key covenant restricting its stockpile of nuclear material. International inspectors confirmed on July 1 that the Persian Gulf country had accu...
15:00, 07/05/2019

Opinion: Iran must save P5+1 nuclear deal — not the EU Iran has waited for the EU to react as it reneges on its obligations under the international nuclear agreement. The ball, however, is in Iran's court, writes Rainer Hermann, of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung....
05:48, 09/08/2019

Iran Threatens to Extend Nuclear Breaches Iran warned it will take further steps to breach the 2015 nuclear accord in early September if it doesn’t receive long-sought relief from U.S. economic sanctions, as it began enriching uranium above limits set out in the deal....
09:32, 07/09/2019

Iran scraps 'some commitments' to nuclear deal Iranian state media says Tehran has sent letters reducing its commitments under the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran was said to be placing the blame on some signatories that it said had capitulated to US pressure....
07:32, 05/08/2019

Factbox: Iran's commitments under its nuclear deal Iran's president on Wednesday threatened to reduce his country's implementation of its nuclear commitments under its landmark 2015 deal with major powers....
13:48, 05/08/2019

Beginning of the end for Iran nuclear deal, expert says Lina Khatib, head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, discusses Iran's announcement that would stop complying with parts of the Iranian nuclear deal....
14:00, 05/08/2019

| World powers won't get a better nuclear deal - Iran Iran warned world powers they won't be able to negotiate a better deal than the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, as the United States vowed the Islamic Republic will never acquire an atomic weapon....
16:32, 07/09/2019

Iran Edges Toward Nuclear Stockpile Limits The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran remains in compliance with its main commitments under the 2015 nuclear agreement despite Tehran’s warning it would disregard limits on its stockpile of materials that can be used in the production of nuclear weapons....
21:48, 05/31/2019

Iran says progress made in nuclear talks is still not enough Expectations are not being met in discussions with world powers, claims Iranian envoyIran said some progress had been made at a meeting with world powers on its nuclear accord – but probably “still not enough” to keep the landmark 2015 deal alive.“It was a step forward, but it is still not enough an...
19:32, 06/28/2019

Iran to EU: This is the 'last chance' to save nuclear deal Iran warned the European Union on Friday that it will further reduce its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal if the payment system meant to bypass U.S. sanctions doesn't materialize....
19:16, 06/28/2019

'We only want to sell our oil,' Iran official says before nuclear talks Iran's main demand in talks aimed at saving its nuclear deal is to be able to sell its oil at the same levels that it did before Washington withdrew from the accord a year ago, an Iranian official said on Thursday....
00:32, 06/28/2019

Rouhani says Iran to develop nuclear centrifuges Iran's next step in its nuclear program involves the development of centrifuges, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech on Wednesday....
21:32, 09/04/2019

Iran nuclear-deal crisis: Is war with the US ahead? Iran has canceled parts of the nuclear deal and threatened to blockade access to oil in the Persian Gulf. The US has sent a fleet into the area. Is a third Gulf War in the making? Udo Bauer answers some big questions....
11:16, 05/09/2019

Trump: I don't want Iran to have nuclear weapons President Trump spoke about Iran in an interview on Fox. Trump emphasized that he isn't looking for war, but he just doesn't want Iran to have nuclear weapons.        ...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Iran To Suspend Some Nuclear Deal Commitments Iran has decided to suspend some of its commitments under a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with major powers abandoned by Washington last year, the foreign ministry announced on Wednesday....
10:48, 05/08/2019

| Iran nuclear deal in danger of 'disintegration' Iran's announcement that it expects to break limits on its stockpile on enriched uranium this week has once again highlighted the fragility of the hard-won 2015 international deal to rein in its nuclear programme....
07:16, 06/26/2019

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
07:48, 06/18/2019

France's Macron urges more dialogue with Iran, regrets announcements on enrichment French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he regretted Iran's announcement that it would exceed the allowed enriched uranium limit, but that Paris would hold talks with Iran and its partners to avoid any further escalation in the region....
19:48, 06/17/2019

Saudi offers 'proof' of Iran's role in oil attack and urges US response Defence spokesman calls on ‘international community to hold Iran responsible’Saudi Arabia has ramped up the pressure on Donald Trump to respond to a devastating strike on two major oil installations, displaying drone and missile technology it insisted showed the attack was “unquestionably sponsored ...
06:16, 09/19/2019

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to exceed an enriched uranium limit set by a 2015 nuclear deal....
16:32, 06/17/2019

Iran says it will break nuclear deal and stockpile more uranium Iran has said its stockpile of low-enriched uranium will exceed internationally agreed limits within 10 days - a move that could heighten tensions with the US....
14:16, 06/17/2019

US "Bullying" Behind Escalation Of Iran Nuclear Crisis: China China on Monday said "unilateral bullying" by the United States was the cause behind the escalating Iran nuclear crisis, after Tehran announced it was set to breach its uranium enrichment cap....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Rouhani: Breaking nuclear deal is the least Iran can do to counter U.S. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday plans to violate the 2015 nuclear deal by adding to Tehran's uranium stockpile is the least possible step it can take....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Britain says Iran must stop and reverse its nuclear activities Iran has broken the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal and must immediately stop and reverse its activities, a spokesman for Britain's Foreign Office said on Sunday....
18:32, 07/07/2019

Oil rises 0.3% amid worries over Iran's nuclear program Oil prices firmed on Monday on tensions over Iran's nuclear program but gains were capped by concerns about global economic growth and consequently oil demand....
09:32, 07/09/2019

Trump: I'll be Iran's 'best friend' if it acquires no nuclear weapons Trump says Iran will prosper without nuclear weaponsOpinion: Trump is trying to make war with Iran inevitableDonald Trump has said that if Iran does not acquire a nuclear weapon, it will be prosperous and have the US president as “a best friend” – but also warned that the Islamic Republic would be “...
19:32, 06/22/2019

Iran to develop nuclear centrifuges in defiance of JCPOA Iran announced it would begin developing centrifuges to hasten its uranium enrichment, the latest move by the Middle Eastern country to distance itself from a landmark 2015 nuclear accord....
20:32, 09/05/2019

Iran Set To Exceed Nuclear Deal Uranium Enrichment Cap Iran said Sunday it was set to breach the uranium enrichment cap set by an endangered nuclear deal within hours as it seeks to press other parties into keeping their side of the bargain....
04:48, 07/08/2019

Trump: Iran 'better be careful' after backing away further from nuclear deal President Trump lobbed a strong warning to Iran on Sunday after the rogue nation announced it had ratcheted up its uranium enrichment beyond the limit allowed by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers....
06:48, 07/08/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as US' Pompeo visits German, French and British foreign ministers have met in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit....
20:32, 05/13/2019

U.S. cracks down on Iran uranium production, nuclear plant The United States acted on Friday to force Iran to stop producing low-enriched uranium and expanding its only nuclear power plant, intensifying its campaign aimed at halting Tehran's ballistic missile program and curbing its regional influence....
00:48, 05/04/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Pompeo visits The German, French and British foreign ministers have met to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a surprise visit, as the EU called for restraint....
04:16, 05/14/2019

U.N. nuclear agency says still verifying Iran enrichment announcement The U.N. atomic watchdog policing Iran's nuclear deal with major powers is still verifying Iran's announcement that it has enriched uranium beyond the maximum purity allowed under the deal, the agency said on Monday....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Iran must be persuaded to stick to nuclear deal: Germany Iran must be persuaded to stick to its commitments set by the 2015 nuclear deal, a spokesman for the German Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Tehran announced it would boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by the accord....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Iran to further scale back compliance with nuclear deal Iran's Atomic Energy Organization will announce moves to increase stocks of enriched uranium and production of heavy water at Arak, Tasnim reported....
20:48, 06/16/2019

Iran announces second breach of 2015 nuclear deal Tehran says it is raising its enrichment of uranium beyond the limit of the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. It will be the second time the landmark accord has been violated in a week....
10:48, 07/07/2019

Iran to announce partial withdrawal from nuclear deal A year after Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 agreement, Iran takes ‘reciprocal measures’Iran will announce its partial withdrawal from the nuclear deal signed with world powers, a year after Donald Trump pulled out of the agreement signed in 2015, Tehran has announced.Wednesday’s “reciprocal mea...
05:00, 05/08/2019

Four questions ahead of Iran's nuclear deal announcement Iran is expected to partially withdraw from the landmark nuclear deal it signed with the United States and five other nations in 2015, following Washington's own reneging on the agreement and increased diplomatic and military pressure on Tehran....
06:48, 05/08/2019

The Latest: Iran steps away from parts of nuclear deal Iran’s president says the Islamic Republic will keep its excess enriched uranium and heavy water, setting a 60-day deadline for new terms for its nuclear deal...
08:32, 05/08/2019

Iran says it will scale back its commitment to nuclear deal The President of Iran on Wednesday said the country will scale back their commitment to the 2015 Iran-nuclear deal, a year to the day the US unilaterally withdrew from the agreement. In letters to other countries in the pact, including Britain, China, the European Union, France and Germany, Presiden...
10:48, 05/08/2019

It may become impossible to tell if Iran starts making a nuclear bomb US hostility to arms control treaties has put Iran back on a path to building nuclear weapons, and inspectors could be left blind if the deal collapses...
20:00, 05/09/2019

The world is more dangerous after Iran's nuclear deal announcement All the ingredients are in place for a confrontation that could be the most significant outbreak of warfare since the 2003 US-led invasion of Iraq, with some of the same players leading the charge....
23:32, 05/08/2019

Iran to develop centrifuges in further step away from nuclear deal Tehran has announced efforts to speed up its uranium enrichment, a third breach of its faltering nuclear deal with world powers. As Iran gave European countries more time to save the pact, the US imposed fresh sanctions....
03:00, 09/05/2019

EU rejects any ultimatums after Iran's move on nuclear deal The European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain on Thursday said they were still committed to the Iran nuclear deal but would not accept ultimatums after Iran announced it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Iran says progress at last-ditch nuclear deal talks 'not enough' European countries offered too little at last-ditch talks on Friday to persuade Iran to back off from its plans to breach limits imposed by its nuclear agreement with world powers, Iran's envoy said....
02:48, 06/29/2019

Iran Hasn't Breached Limits of Nuclear Deal Yet Iran is still several days away from enriching enough uranium to violate the 2015 nuclear deal, diplomats said, failing to meet its self-imposed timeline and giving Europe more time to salvage the agreement....
15:16, 06/27/2019

Iran announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian President Hassan Rouhani declared Wednesday that the country would partially stop complying with a landmark nuclear deal signed by six other nations....
04:48, 05/09/2019

Germany: Want to maintain Iran nuclear deal, it's key for security The German government is concerned about Iran's announcement that it will scale back curbs to its nuclear program, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Wednesday, adding any action that could jeopardize regional stability should be avoided....
16:32, 05/08/2019

Progress Made At Nuclear Deal Meeting But Still Not Enough: Iran Diplomats meeting in Vienna made "one step forward" in efforts to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal but the outcome "was still not enough", Iran's deputy foreign minister said Friday....
19:32, 06/28/2019

Here’s where Iran’s nuclear program stands as the deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
22:00, 05/08/2019

Iran says it has broken stockpile limit set by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says it has surpassed the limit on its stockpile of low-enriched uranium set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The state-run IRNA news agency quoted Mohammad Javad Zarif as making the announcement Monday. The deal limited Iran to 300 kilogr...
15:00, 07/01/2019

Iran says it has exceeded uranium limits set in nuclear deal Iran has exceeded the limits for its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, the country’s state media reported on Monday. ​A spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization announced earlier this month that Tehran would surpass the nuclear deal’...
15:32, 07/01/2019

Iran says it has breached nuclear deal stockpile limit Iranian news agencies quoted the foreign minister as saying Iran has surpassed a 300-kilogram limit on low-enriched uranium allowed under the accord. ...
15:32, 07/01/2019

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nuclear deal with international powers as John Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser, said a fresh round of sanctions against Tehran would ser...
18:00, 06/23/2019

Iran's Zarif rules out talks with U.S. over a new nuclear deal Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday said Iran is not interested in talks with Washington, but any mediation should focus on bringing the United States back to the 2015 nuclear deal which it left last year....
15:00, 08/19/2019

Iran Says It Will Enrich Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran said it would begin to increase its enrichment of uranium—a step toward potentially making a nuclear weapon—as the country presses Europe for relief from crippling U.S. sanctions....
23:16, 07/03/2019

German FM traveling to Iran to salvage nuclear accord BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister is traveling to Iran next week to discuss the faltering nuclear accord between Tehran and leading world powers, his office said Thursday. Heiko Maas’ visit to Iran will be part of a broader trip to the Middle East starting Friday, with stops in Jo...
18:00, 06/06/2019

France says Iran will gain nothing by breaking with nuclear deal Iran will gain nothing by departing from the terms of its nuclear agreement, the French foreign ministry said on Wednesday, responding to Tehran's announcement that it will boost the enrichment level of its uranium....
16:48, 07/03/2019

Iran to restart some nuclear activity in response to US sanctions Iran suggested Monday that it will restart part of its nuclear program in response to tightening US sanctions — as well as reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal that President Trump abandoned. But Iran does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, which curbed its nuclea...
02:16, 05/07/2019

Iran To Stick To Nuclear Deal For $15 Billion Oil Credit Iran said Wednesday it will resume full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal if it can sell its oil or get a $15-billion credit line guaranteed by future crude sales....
14:32, 09/04/2019

| Iran vows to ditch more nuclear curbs in war of words with US Iran said Tuesday it will further free itself from the 2015 nuclear deal in defiance of new American sanctions as US President Donald Trump warned the Islamic republic of "overwhelming" retaliation for any attacks....
09:16, 06/26/2019

Factbox: Iran nuclear dispute - could U.N. sanctions return? Iran has breached a cap on its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers and said it plans to further flout the nuclear agreement, moves which ultimately could lead to the return of all international sanctions on Tehran....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Macron calls for Iran to reduce its nuclear stockpile ​French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday called on Iran to reduce its stockpile of enriched uranium and abide by ​the ​terms of the 2015 nuclear deal. Macron, in a statement, said he had “noted with concern” Iran’s surpassing the limits set in the pact with world powers. He urg...
16:32, 07/02/2019

| Iran warns of further retreat from nuclear deal without EU action Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has warned that Tehran would further cut its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal unless European states acts to save the pact....
19:00, 09/04/2019

France warns Iran against further breaches of nuclear deal France warned Iran on Tuesday against carrying out any further measures that would put into question the 2015 nuclear deal, after Iran exceeded the limits of low enriched uranium under the terms of the agreement....
11:32, 07/02/2019

Iran says breach of threshold does not violate nuclear pact Iran said on Monday its accumulation of more enriched uranium than permitted under its nuclear deal with world powers was not a violation of the pact, since it was exercising its right to respond to the U.S. withdrawal from the agreement last year....
20:48, 07/01/2019

UN says Iran breaks nuclear deal stockpile limit FILE – This Jan. 15, 2011 file photo, shows a part of Arak heavy water nuclear facilities, near the central city of Arak, 150 miles (250 kilometers) southwest of the capital Tehran, Iran. Iran acknowledged Monday, July 1, 2019, it had broken the limit set on its stockpile of low-enriched urani...
18:48, 07/01/2019

Inspectors Say Iran Is Increasing Production of Nuclear Fuel The move, which involves low-enriched uranium, comes after President Trump abandoned the 2015 nuclear deal and as tensions between Tehran and Washington have increased....
01:16, 06/11/2019

Iran installing new centrifuges at nuclear sites, IAEA says The United Nations' nuclear agency said Monday the Iranian government has installed more equipment at its nuclear installations that's used to enrich uranium....
18:32, 09/09/2019

Khamenei says Iran to continue to cut nuclear deal commitments Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said on Tuesday Iran would continue to reduce its commitments under its nuclear deal, accusing European partners of not fulfilling their obligations....
14:00, 07/16/2019

Iran threatens to return to situation before nuclear deal Iran will return to the situation before its nuclear deal with world powers unless European countries fulfill their obligations, the spokesman for Iran's nuclear agency, Behrouz Kamalvandi, said on Monday, according to IRNA news agency....
11:00, 07/15/2019

| Iran links tanker row to ailing nuclear deal Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive....
04:16, 07/29/2019

Iran and US trade barbs at international nuclear meeting Backed by Moscow, Tehran said that Washington was using sanctions as "weapons of warfare." The US said Iran was using "nuclear extortion" to pressure other world powers by continuing to enrich uranium....
22:32, 07/10/2019

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal was 'constructive' An emergency meeting with parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans fail to salvage the pact, Iranian official Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday....
05:48, 07/29/2019

Iran's nuclear deal breach not significant, EU chief says The European Union's foreign policy chief has said that none of the signatory parties to the Iran nuclear deal believe that the country's breach of the agreement are "significant."...
05:00, 07/16/2019

Zarif says Iran not seeking nuclear arms: Twitter Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, which its supreme leader had banned in an edict, adding on Twitter that U.S. policies were hurting the Iranian people and causing regional tensions....
23:00, 05/27/2019

Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal 'constructive' An emergency meeting with parties to Iran's 2015 nuclear deal was constructive but there are unresolved issues and Tehran will continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans fail to salvage the pact, Iranian official Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday....
19:16, 07/28/2019

European powers warn on Iran nuclear deal Germany, France and Britain have called for "responsible" action to reduce tensions between Tehran and the United States. Iran has breached the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal by raising limits on uranium enrichment....
20:16, 07/14/2019

Iran floats offer on nuclear inspections; U.S. skeptical Iran on Thursday signaled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear program that met immediate skepticism in Washington....
04:00, 07/19/2019

"More For More": Iran Foreign Minister Makes Nuclear Offer To US Iran on Thursday signalled a willingness to engage in diplomacy to defuse tensions with the United States with a modest offer on its nuclear programme that met immediate scepticism in Washington....
06:32, 07/19/2019

EU works to save unraveling nuclear agreement with Iran European Union nations were throwing their diplomatic weight behind the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and tried to rescue the pact from collapsing under U.S. pressure...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Iran taking new steps to remove itself from nuclear deal Iran announced plans to take additional steps away from the 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday, in an attempt to win protections from the Trump administration’s sanctions. “The third step in reducing commitments to [the nuclear deal] will be implemented in the cur...
20:32, 08/03/2019

Iran warns it may soon suspend more provisions of nuclear deal Iranian officials are working with European leaders to try and save its landmark 2015 nuclear deal, but warned Wednesday Tehran will back away from the pact even further if they don't come up with solutions soon....
15:48, 07/31/2019

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sanctions....
21:16, 07/10/2019

Iran Says It Is Poised to Exceed Limits on Nuclear Stockpile Iranian officials said that within weeks they could exceed an internationally agreed cap on their stockpile of low-enriched uranium, as tensions between Iran and the U.S. escalated....
07:00, 05/21/2019

Will Keep Reducing Nuclear Commitments, Says Iran's Supreme Leader Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that the Islamic republic will keep rolling back its commitments under the landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
08:00, 07/17/2019

As U.S. and Iran Face Off, Europe Is Stuck in the Middle European leaders want desperately to preserve the nuclear deal, which they see as critical to regional security, but are powerless to stop the escalations that threaten it....
15:16, 06/18/2019

Iran's Khamenei urges crackdown on illegal arms, social media curbs Iran's top leader called on Sunday for a crackdown on illegal weapons after the rare shooting of a cleric, and said easy access to guns in the United States served only a "mafia of gun manufacturers", his website reported....
19:16, 04/28/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' in Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
20:00, 06/22/2019

Germany's Angela Merkel urges 'political solution' on Iran, warns against isolationism Angela Merkel has made a plea for the international community to band together to peacefully resolve the conflict between Iran and the US. Tensions in the Gulf of Oman have spiraled in recent days....
00:32, 06/23/2019

Ocasio-Cortez urges White House to ‘put down its saber’ amid Iran tensions Amid bellicose rhetoric mounting between the US and Iran, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez urged Team Trump to “put down its saber.” “This administration needs to put down its saber and pick up a phone. Diplomacy is what grants us peace and stability – not war,” AOC tweeted late Thursday. The fre...
14:32, 06/21/2019

Iran Appears Ready to Reduce Compliance With Nuclear Deal The Iranians hinted that they would reduce their compliance with the Iranian nuclear agreement on the eve of the anniversary of President Trump’s repudiation of the deal....
20:00, 05/06/2019

Iran Leader Says Has No Intention To Make Or Use Nuclear Weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
11:32, 06/14/2019

Israeli Leader Accuses Iran of Secret Nuclear Work Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran destroyed a facility this summer where it had conducted secret nuclear-weapons experiments, his latest effort to implore world powers to pressure Tehran....
07:32, 09/10/2019

Netanyahu claims Iran had secret nuclear weapons site Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims is a previously unknown site connected to Iran's nuclear program from the early 2000s....
21:32, 09/10/2019

Netanyahu says Iran destroyed site used to develop nuclear weapons Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu charged Tuesday that Iran had destroyed a remote site that was used to conduct “experiments to develop nuclear weapons” after Israel learned of its existence. A compound of several buildings, hidden in the hills near the city of Abadeh, was discovered after ...
22:00, 09/10/2019

New Iran Cut In Nuclear Commitments "Today Or Tomorrow": Hassan Rouhani Iran President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will announce a new step in scaling back its nuclear commitments by Thursday despite a diplomatic push for relief from US sanctions....
14:32, 09/04/2019

Iran To Restart Part Of Nuclear Activity After US Withdrawal From Deal Iran will restart part of its halted nuclear programme in response to the US withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal but does not itself plan to pull out of the agreement, the state-run IRIB news......
21:48, 05/06/2019

World Diplomats Recommit to Salvaging Iran Nuclear Deal (VIENNA) — Diplomats from Iran and five world powers recommitted Sunday to salvaging a major nuclear deal amid mounting tensions between the West and Tehran since the U.S. withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions. Representatives of Iran, Germany, France, Britain, China, Russia and the...
16:48, 07/29/2019

Iran stays within nuclear deal's main limits while testing another Iran has stayed within the main restrictions of its nuclear deal, a quarterly report by the U.N. atomic watchdog indicated on Friday, at a time when Tehran is threatening to break the rules in future in response to new U.S. sanctions....
19:48, 05/31/2019

Europeans warn Iran against reducing nuclear deal commitments France, Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences Tehran faces if it scales back its compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, two European diplomats said on Monday....
21:32, 06/24/2019

Trump warns Iran nuclear threats will 'come back to bite you' Caution follows Tehran’s vow to ‘put aside’ 2015 nuclear commitment on uranium enrichment levels within daysDonald Trump has warned Iran to be “careful with threats” as they can “come back to bite you” in response to Tehran’s vow that it will exceed within days its uranium enrichment level agreed un...
03:32, 07/04/2019

Iran renews nuclear pact ultimatum amid tensions with U.S. Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States escalated over tanker attacks in the Gulf region....
13:16, 06/15/2019

Iran Trying To "Blackmail" World By Violating Nuclear Deal: Israel Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday accused Iran of breaching the nuclear deal in order to "blackmail" the international community into relieving economic pressure on the Islamic......
01:32, 07/03/2019

Trump open to renewed nuclear talks with Iran under ‘right circumstances’ President Trump on Monday said he might be willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani down the road should the Muslim theocracy change its behavior. “If the circumstances were correct or right, I would certainly agree to that,” Trump said on the third and final day at the G-7 summit in Fr...
02:48, 08/27/2019

France’s Macron trying to save Iran nuclear deal by July 15 French President Emmanuel Macron says he wants Iran to renew dialogue with Western partners by July 15 to calm tensions over its renewed nuclear ambitions...
23:16, 07/06/2019

Trump willing to work with Iran on nuclear deal: 'I have very good feelings about it' President Trump on Monday addressed tensions over Iran's nuclear program as he expressed optimism about the potential to reach a new deal with the Islamic nation while insisting he does not want to go to war....
18:48, 08/26/2019

Iran voices optimism over nuclear deal after talks with France Tehran says gap is closing on views after phone conversation between Macron and Rouhani Iran and France have moved closer in their views on the future of Tehran’s nuclear deal with the west after talks between the countries’ presidents, the Iranian government has said.The French president, Emmanuel ...
01:00, 09/03/2019

Iran says it is ready to enrich uranium beyond nuclear deal levels Tehran says it will increase enrichment because Europe has ‘indirectly violated’ nuclear dealA top aide to Iran’s supreme leader says the Islamic Republic is ready to enrich uranium beyond the level set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal, just before a deadline it set on Sunday for Europe to offer new te...
13:02, 07/06/2019

Developing new centrifuges on Tehran's agenda: Iran nuclear official Developing new types of uranium enrichment machines is on Tehran's agenda, a spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation said in a televised news conference on Saturday, adding that Iran has started injecting gas into advanced centrifuges....
12:00, 09/07/2019

Iran cleric: Tehran enriching uranium, but not for nuclear weapons Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Movahedi Kermani said Friday the Iranian government will keep moving away from the 2015 nuclear deal, enriching uranium at levels that have already exceeded the limit allowed by the pact....
18:32, 07/05/2019

Iran Will Be "Wealthy, Best Friend" If It Renounces Nuclear Arms: Trump US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he would be Iran's "best friend" and that the Islamic republic could be a "wealthy" country if it renounced nuclear weapons, amid soaring tensions between......
03:32, 06/23/2019

Iran Says Britain's Seizure Of Its Oil Tanker Breaches Nuclear Deal Iran on Sunday called Britain's seizure of an Iranian oil tanker a breach of an ailing 2015 nuclear deal, after remaining parties to the accord met in Vienna in a bid to keep it alive....
09:16, 07/29/2019

Iran says decision to decrease commitment to nuclear deal is irreversible Iran said on Sunday it would not back down from its decision to scale back some of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal with major powers, state TV quoted Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi as saying....
22:48, 06/23/2019

Iran Nuclear Commitment Cuts "Unacceptable": Mike Pompeo US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that Iran's latest reduction in commitments to a nuclear deal -- made in retaliation for US sanctions -- was "unacceptable."...
01:16, 09/07/2019

5 nations still committed to Iran nuclear deal to meet in Austria Iran and five countries that signed the 2015 Obama-era nuclear deal have agreed to meet in Austria this weekend to discuss the agreement and try to ease tensions in the Persian Gulf region....
18:32, 07/23/2019

Iran breaks nuclear deal enrichment targets for second time Tehran plans to produce uranium at 5% enrichment as tensions with the US buildUranium enrichment: the science explainedIran has broken the terms of its nuclear deal for a second time by announcing plans to enrich uranium beyond the levels allowed under the terms of the 2015 agreement.In an escalatio...
15:16, 07/07/2019

Iran supreme leader says he has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
15:16, 06/13/2019

Iran Slams US After Donald Trump Nuclear Weapons Comment Iran hit out at the United States on Monday for "causing tensions" after President Donald Trump said his government was not seeking regime change and that he would welcome talks with Tehran....
05:16, 05/28/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord....
10:00, 05/08/2019

Iran says 'concrete action' needed to save nuclear deal Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday that China, Russia and other countries must take "concrete action" to save the 2015 nuclear agreement....
18:32, 05/17/2019

Iran on course to exceed nuclear pact limit within days: diplomats Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement with world powers within days by accumulating more enriched uranium than permitted, although it has not done so yet, diplomats said, citing the latest data from U.N. inspectors....
15:00, 06/27/2019

AP EXPLAINS: Iran’s nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has set a 60-day deadline for world powers to renegotiate the terms of its 2015 nuclear deal, a year to the day after President Donald Trump pulled America from the landmark accord. President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will stop exporting its excess uranium and ...
11:32, 05/08/2019

U.S. envoy says Iran sanction working, warns against nuclear breaches The U.S. policy of maximum economic pressure on Tehran is working but the sanctions do not give Iran the right to breach its nuclear commitments, a senior U.S. official said on Monday....
20:00, 06/27/2019

Iran Threatens Return to Nuclear Enrichment as U.S. Sanctions Bite TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran threatened Wednesday to resume higher enrichment of uranium in 60 days if world powers fail to negotiate new terms for its 2015 nuclear deal a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from the accord, raising tensions as a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing depl...
12:48, 05/08/2019

Iran holds back on threat to breach nuclear deal Country may be waiting on outcome of talks setting out plans to kickstart trade with EUIran has held back on its threat to make its first breach of the nuclear deal and may be waiting for the outcome of talks with EU powers, China and Russia in Vienna.At the talks on Friday the EU countries will set...
20:48, 06/27/2019

Iran says its nuclear pact roll-back is legal and reversible - RIA Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Tehran's decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear program was legal and reversible, the RIA news agency reported....
13:48, 05/08/2019

UK and Israeli leaders agree on need to stop Iran getting nuclear weapon British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed during a meeting in London on the need to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon, Downing Street said on Thursday....
17:32, 09/05/2019

Netanyahu accuses Iran of hiding evidence of nuclear facility Israel’s opposition says prime minister’s claims are an election campaign stunt Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled what he claims was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons facility and accused Tehran of destroying the site to hide the evidence.“This is what I have to say to the tyrants of Te...
21:48, 09/09/2019

European Talks With Iran End, Leaving Nuclear Issue Unsettled Iran’s deputy foreign minister said Tehran will now decide whether to follow through on a plan to breach limits on how much nuclear fuel the country can hold....
00:48, 06/29/2019

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of materials for Iran's nuclear program....
00:00, 07/19/2019

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
21:32, 06/09/2019

| German FM meets Iran's Zarif to discuss nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has held talks with his Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on the future of the 2015 nuclear deal which he described as "extraordinarily important" for Europe....
15:00, 06/10/2019

Iran to further reduce commitments to nuclear deal: foreign minister Iran will take another step to reduce its compliance with a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday without elaborating, according to parliamentary news agency ICANA....
10:00, 08/03/2019

Iran sends letters on partial withdrawal from nuclear deal Iranian state television says letters outlining the Islamic Republic's partial withdrawal from its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers have been delivered to ambassadors....
09:00, 05/08/2019

Trump Abandoned a Nuclear Deal a Year Ago. The U.S. and Iran Are Now on a Collision Course The White House’s long-running dispute with Iran is approaching a perilous crossroads one year after President Donald Trump walked away from the multilateral nuclear deal. The Administration’s increasing pressure on Tehran has resulted in an unpredictable and tense standoff with potentia...
08:48, 05/09/2019

Iran's ultimatum on breaching nuclear deal puts EU 3 on the spot Tehran confirms it will breach 2015 accord on Thursday and take uranium stocks above limitIran has confirmed it will breach the 2015 nuclear deal for the first time on Thursday, when it starts to speed up the enrichment of uranium, taking its stocks above permitted limits.The ultimatum is both an ex...
13:16, 06/26/2019

Iran rejects U.S. accusation it long violated nuclear deal Iran rejected on Tuesday a White House accusation that Tehran was long violating the terms of its nuclear deal with world powers, after the Islamic Republic said it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under the accord....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Fresh Nuclear Deal With Iran Is "A Possibility To Happen", Says Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
19:00, 05/27/2019

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord, UN says Iran exceeded a limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, the U.N. says.        ...
01:48, 07/02/2019

Factbox: The atomic restrictions imposed by the Iran nuclear deal Iran said on Wednesday it will accelerate its enrichment of uranium as of Thursday, a date it has previously suggested could see its stock of enriched uranium exceed a cap imposed by its nuclear deal with major powers....
16:48, 06/26/2019

Report: Iran prepares to withdraw from parts of nuclear deal A sudden White House announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf to counter Iran comes just days ahead of the anniversary of President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw America from Tehran's nuclear deal....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Iran amasses more enriched uranium than allowed by nuclear deal Iran announced on Monday it had amassed more low-enriched uranium than permitted under its 2015 deal with major powers, its first major step in violation of the deal since the United States pulled out of it more than a year ago....
20:48, 07/01/2019

The Latest: France’s Macron: Iran nuclear deal must be saved BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis surrounding Iran’s decision to step away from the embattled nuclear deal with world powers (all times local): 12:10 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says the Iran nuclear deal must be saved and that the accord’s signatories should do all they...
12:16, 05/09/2019

Iran says it wants to bring nuclear deal back on track, strengthen it Iran wants to bring its nuclear deal with world powers "back on track" after the U.S. unilateral withdrawal, the spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said on Thursday, a day after Tehran said it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear programme....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Europeans reject "ultimatums" from Iran as it eases nuclear curbs European countries said on Thursday they wanted to preserve Iran's nuclear deal and rejected "ultimatums" from Tehran, after Iran scaled back curbs on its nuclear program and threatened moves that might breach the pact....
12:16, 05/09/2019

Britain extremely concerned about Iran's move on nuclear deal Britain said on Wednesday it was extremely concerned about Iran's announcement that it is scaling back curbs to its nuclear program and said that Tehran would face consequences if it backed away from its nuclear deal....
16:32, 05/08/2019

Iran Says It Breached Nuclear Pact Limits on Enriched Uranium Iran’s foreign minister said the country has breached the 2015 nuclear deal’s limits on enriched uranium, a step that marks its first intentional violation of the accord and could lead to the unraveling of the pact....
17:48, 07/01/2019

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord: UN Iran exceeded a key limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, UN says.        ...
17:32, 07/01/2019

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks in the Middle East....
23:00, 05/27/2019

EU makes last-ditch effort to keep Iran from leaving nuclear deal Europe aims to boost trade in effort to persuade Tehran not to escalate Gulf crisisEuropean states will announce a multimillion-euro credit line to ease trade between the EU and Iran in a last-minute and probably doomed effort to persuade Tehran not to take the first step to quit the 2015 nuclear de...
21:16, 06/26/2019

Iran says it has breached 2015 nuclear deal's stockpile limit Iran has breached the limit of its enriched uranium stockpile set in a 2015 deal with major powers, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday, according to the ISNA news agency, defying a warning by European co-signatories to stick to the deal despite U.S. sanctions....
14:16, 07/01/2019

Iran, nuclear deal partners to meet as accord under threat Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are set to gather in Vienna as tensions in the Persian Gulf simmer and Tehran is poised to surpass a uranium stockpile threshold...
12:32, 06/28/2019

EU supports Iran nuclear deal, wants to avoid escalation: Mogherini The European Union fully supports the international nuclear accord with Iran and wants rival powers to avoid any further escalation over the issue, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday....
09:00, 05/13/2019

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year....
15:32, 07/08/2019

France sends top diplomat to support Iran nuclear deal France has sent a top diplomat to Iran in an effort to shore up support for the fading 2015 nuclear agreement, with plans to urge leaders to scale back uranium enrichment "without delay."...
21:32, 07/10/2019

EU backs Iran nuclear deal ahead of crucial meeting German, French and British foreign ministers are meeting in Brussels to find ways to keep the pact alive amid Iran's partial withdrawal. But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making a surprise visit....
13:48, 05/13/2019

Iran Passes Uranium Enrichment Cap Set In 2015 Nuclear Deal Iran has passed the 3.67% uranium enrichment cap set by its landmark 2015 nuclear deal and may enrich at even higher levels, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation, Behrouz Kamalvandi,......
14:00, 07/08/2019

Iran Breaches Key Uranium Enrichment Limit in Nuclear Deal (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5%, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass U.S. sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington. The acknowledgement by the spo...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Iran prepares to violate uranium limit in nuclear deal The Islamic Republic has signaled its intention to exceed limits on uranium enrichment under the deal. Iranian officials said European guarantors still have time to save the accord before it surpasses "the 300 kg limit."...
17:48, 06/17/2019

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep supply lines open to the Islamic Republic's wilting economy under the threat of U.S. sanctions....
21:00, 06/18/2019

Iran takes further step to scale back nuclear commitments Iran said on Friday it had taken a step to further downgrade its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal with the world's most powerful nations, according to Iranian media, in retaliation to U.S. sanctions reimposed on Tehran....
02:32, 09/06/2019

Iran to continue nuclear enrichment despite U.S. move-parliament speaker Iran will continue uranium enrichment under its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it....
17:16, 05/04/2019

Iran's Breach of Nuclear Pact Tests European Resolve Iran confirmed that it was enriching uranium at levels that breach the 2015 nuclear agreement, leaving France, Britain and Germany with delicate decisions in the coming days over how to respond....
16:32, 07/08/2019

Test of resolve, credibility in US-Iran nuclear deal fallout WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a test of resolve and credibility for the United States and Iran as the two adversaries take steps sure to further inflame tensions in the Mideast and draw them closer to a flashpoint. Iran says it’s breaking compliance with the international agreement that keeps i...
13:00, 06/18/2019

Oil steadies as demand worries offset Iran's new nuclear threats Oil prices steadied on Monday as tensions over Iran's nuclear program countered concerns about whether slowing global economic growth would hit oil demand....
00:32, 07/09/2019

Trump Makes Fresh Threats Against Iran Over Its Nuclear Program The president’s push came as Washington began pressing members of the United Nations’ atomic agency at a meeting in Vienna to take a stronger stand against Tehran....
01:32, 07/11/2019

EU presses Iran to stop violating nuclear deal 'without delay' European signatories to the Iran nuclear deal have urged Tehran to stop enriching and stockpiling uranium. After the US pulled out of the 2015 accord, Iran has said it will continue enrichment until sanctions are lifted....
04:32, 07/10/2019

France pledges to press Iran to comply with nuclear deal France will continue pressuring Iran to comply with the 2015 nuclear deal, a top official said Saturday. “We must do everything we can to contribute to ease tensions with Iran and to ensure navigation safety,” French defense minister Florence Parly said during a joint press conference with U.S. Defe...
22:32, 09/07/2019

Iran to break uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal Atomic agency chief says limit will be breached in 10 days and uranium could be enriched up to 20%Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by the nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency has said, warning that Tehran could enrich uraniu...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal Iran welcomes France's efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, the Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday as French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic adviser visited Tehran for talks to help ease the crisis....
09:32, 07/10/2019

Iran says it will surpass nuclear deal limit on uranium in 10 days Iran announced Monday that it has accelerated the production of enriched uranium and will surpass a 300 kilogram stockpile within 10 days, a move that would violate the 2015 nuclear deal....
03:32, 06/18/2019

Iran Says Scaling Back Nuclear Commitments A "Minimum" Measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from......
11:48, 06/19/2019

Iran ramps up uranium enrichment in latest nuclear breach Iran has begun work on advanced centrifuges to boost enriched uranium for its controversial nuclear program. It is the third time in the past few months that Tehran has reduced its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal....
14:32, 09/07/2019

Iran says cuts in commitment allowed under nuclear deal: Fars Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday Iran's reduction of commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal were allowed under the accord, the semi-official Fars news agency reported....
15:00, 09/08/2019

Merkel: Iran must uphold nuclear deal, or face consequences Germany is doing all it can to defuse heightened tensions with Iran in a peaceful way, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding, however, that Iran must stick to the 2015 international nuclear agreement....
19:00, 06/18/2019

Iran's top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal Iran's foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, saying that so far, it has "mainly made statements, i...
10:32, 05/17/2019

Iran Says It Will Begin Enriching Uranium Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization said on Monday that it has increased production of low-enriched uranium—of the type suitable for use in nuclear power generators, but not nuclear warheads—to levels that will exceed limits imposed in the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and other world powers by June ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

Iran refuses to end breach of nuclear deal until it gets 'full rights' Tehran meets French envoy as Rouhani warns UK of repercussions over oil tanker seizureIran has told Europe it will not reverse its decision to increase uranium enrichment beyond the limits set by the 2015 nuclear accord until it achieves its “full rights” to an economic relationship with the EU unde...
16:48, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Britain calls on Iran to abide by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – The Latest on U.S.-Iran tensions (all times local): 6:15 p.m. Britain is warning Iran to “immediately stop and reverse all activities” violating the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers. The British Foreign Office issued its warning Sunday, after Tehran’s ...
23:16, 07/07/2019

UN atomic agency: Iran in compliance with 2015 nuclear deal The U.N. atomic watchdog says Iran continues to stay within the limitations set by the nuclear deal reached in 2015 with major powers, though its stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing....
16:32, 05/31/2019

Iran nuclear deal in jeopardy after latest enrichment breach Tehran defiant in face of condemnation by European signatories to joint comprehensive plan of action The Iran nuclear deal was put on life supporton Sunday after Iran took a further step to breach its rules by taking its low-enriched uranium limit over the agreed threshold.It was the second Iranian ...
19:00, 07/07/2019

Iran Increases Uranium Enrichment Beyond Nuclear Deal Limits TEHRAN, Iran — Iran increased its uranium enrichment Sunday beyond the limit allowed by its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, inching its program closer toward weapons-grade levels while calling for a diplomatic solution to a crisis heightening tensions with the U.S. Iran’s move, coup...
02:48, 07/08/2019

As Tensions Rise Over Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo Says "Not Done" With Iran US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Monday said that the Donald Trump administration is "not done" with Iran and will continue its pressure campaign against Tehran in a bid to force it to abandon......
11:00, 07/09/2019

Iran’s top diplomat presses efforts to save nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister is pressing ahead with intense diplomatic efforts to salvage Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers at the center of a crisis unfolding between Iran and the U.S. Mohammad Javad Zarif chastised the international community, saying that so far, i...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Iran will violate nuclear deal, boost uranium stockpile Iran will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by the Obama-era nuclear deal in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic energy agency said on Monday. “Iran’s reserves are every day increasing at a more rapid rate. And if it is important for them (Europe) to safeguard t...
16:32, 06/17/2019

Iran Renews Nuclear Pact Ultimatum Amid Tensions With US Iran will continue scaling back compliance with a nuclear deal unless other signatories to the pact show "positive signals", the Iranian president said on Saturday as tensions with the United States......
15:16, 06/15/2019

As the Nuclear Deal Totters, So Do the Fortunes of Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif, the Iranian most closely associated with the 2015 pact, is under fire both at home and in Washington, which is weighing sanctions on him....
19:48, 07/04/2019

U.S. accuses Iran of nuclear extortion but remains open to talks The United States said on Wednesday Iran's breaches of its nuclear deal are an attempt at extortion, warning Tehran that it is isolating itself while at the same time repeating that Washington is open to talks....
15:48, 07/10/2019

Iran to scale back nuclear deal commitments: Tasnim Iran will announce further moves on Monday to scale back compliance with an international nuclear pact that the United States abandoned last year, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday....
15:00, 06/16/2019

Iran says it closes gaps with France in talks on nuclear deal Iran and France's views have become closer over Tehran's nuclear deal, mainly after phone calls between President Hassan Rouhani and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, Iran's government spokesman said on Monday....
11:48, 09/02/2019

Spokesman: Iran to break stockpile limit set by nuclear deal TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A spokesman for Iran’s atomic agency says the country will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days. Behrouz Kamalvandi made the comment in a news conference carried live on Iranian state television on Monday...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Official: US renews Iran sanctions waivers for nuclear work WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. official says the Trump administration is renewing five of seven sanctions waivers that allow Russia and European nations to conduct civilian nuclear cooperation with Iran. The official says the waivers will be extended for between 45 days and 90 days and will permit ...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Iran will not give Europe more time to shield it against U.S. sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
11:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on what additional sanctions would look like....
09:00, 06/24/2019

EU top diplomat says Europe will try to make sure 'escalation is avoided' between US, Iran The European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, insisted the world's largest trading bloc has a crucial role in the diffusing of military tensions between the United States and Iran....
22:16, 06/20/2019

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by protecting Tehran from US sanctions....
12:32, 06/19/2019

Europe Set to Delay Iran Dispute Decision, Despite U.S. Pressure European powers are likely to put off for weeks a decision on triggering a dispute procedure in the nuclear deal with Iran that could lead to international sanctions being reimposed, diplomats said, a delay that might further inflame tensions with the U.S. on how to deal with Tehran....
16:32, 07/12/2019

AP: Europe squeezed in Iran-US nuke deal dispute Europe is finding itself in the impossible situation of trying to salvage Iran's nuclear deal because of the maximalist US sanctions campaign. The Associated Press' Jon Gabrell explains the implications of US sanctions on Europe and Iran. (July 4)        ...
21:16, 07/04/2019

Iran breaches nuclear fuel stockpile allowed under accord: report Iran exceeded a key limitation on how much nuclear fuel it can possess under the terms of the 2015 international nuclear accord, its state media said.        ...
13:48, 07/01/2019

Iran warns US to drop sanctions as time runs out for nuclear deal Even while insisting they do not want a war, leaders of Iran and the US have again ratcheted up international tension. The EU is scrambling to salvage the landmark 2015 deal that froze Iran's nuclear weapons program....
22:32, 06/26/2019

Iran’s supreme leader will continue to defy broken nuclear deal ​Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday said the Islamic Republic will continue to pull back from its commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal because the European powers that remain in the deal have been shirking their obligations. “According to our foreign minister, Europe made 11 commit...
21:16, 07/16/2019

Iran to keep reducing nuclear deal commitments in stand-off with U.S.: supreme leader Iran's supreme leader upped the ante in a volatile stand-off with the United States on Tuesday, warning Tehran would continue removing restraints on its nuclear program and retaliate for the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker....
19:00, 07/16/2019

Iran's Zarif says Tehran not pulling out of nuclear deal: state media Iran will reduce some "voluntary" commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers as a response to members' inability to resist U.S. pressure, but will not withdraw from it, state media on Wednesday quoted Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif as saying....
01:00, 05/08/2019

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Orders Lifting Of All Nuclear R&D Limits Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ordered all limits on nuclear research and development to be lifted, the country's third step in scaling down its commitments to a 2015 deal with world......
10:32, 09/05/2019

Iran to partially withdraw from nuclear deal as tensions with U.S. rise: reports Iran on Wednesday is expected to announce it is partially withdrawing from the nuclear deal it struck with world powers, a year to the day that President Donald Trump pulled the U.S. from the accord....
03:16, 05/08/2019

World powers meet Iran in Vienna to salvage nuclear deal Experts warn that higher enrichment and a growing stockpile narrow the one-year window Iran would need to have enough material to make an atomic bomb....
18:16, 07/28/2019

Iran Threatens to Violate Nuclear Deal’s Limits on Uranium Enrichment Unless Europe helps Iran sidestep sanctions imposed by the United States, which pulled out of the deal, Iran will also stop complying, its atomic energy agency said....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Iran exceeds uranium caps set by nuclear deal, foreign minister says Iran's enriched low-grade uranium stockpiles have exceeded the 300 kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal, marking Tehran's first major breach of the landmark accord since US President Donald Trump withdrew from the agreement in 2018....
16:48, 07/01/2019

Nuclear inspectors checking Iran's stock of enriched uranium: IAEA Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog are verifying whether Iran has accumulated more enriched uranium than allowed under its deal with major powers, the agency said on Monday, after Iranian sources told Reuters and other media said this was the case....
14:16, 07/01/2019

Arrest of Academic Complicates Efforts to Save Iran Nuclear Deal Iran said it has detained a French-Iranian scholar on unspecified charges, complicating French President Emmanuel Macron’s efforts to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal and defuse tensions in the Middle East....
16:32, 07/16/2019

Iran Foreign Minister Asks China to Help Save Nuclear Deal Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif asked China to help save the nuclear deal, seeking to bolster ties as the U.S. intensifies its campaign to isolate Iran....
19:00, 05/17/2019

Iran to Breach Terms of Nuclear Deal, Putting Pact at Risk Iran said it would exceed limits on its stockpile of enriched uranium in 10 days, jeopardizing European efforts to save the international nuclear deal amid heightened military tensions in the Persian Gulf....
12:00, 06/17/2019

Parties To Iran Nuclear Deal Meet Amid Threat Of Collapse Diplomats from the remaining parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear accord are meeting in Vienna to discuss ways to stop the deal collapsing amid tension in the Persian Gulf....
19:32, 06/28/2019

Iran threatens to restart centrifuges, ramp up enrichment in next nuclear steps Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and sharply step up its enrichment of uranium to 20 percent purity as its next potential big moves away from a 2015 nuclear agreement that Washington abandoned last year....
14:00, 07/08/2019

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all international sanctions on the country....
00:32, 06/28/2019

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with the US in which it would formally and permanently accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear programme, in return for the permanent lifting of US sancti...
00:32, 07/19/2019

Timeline: Tension between Iran and the West over nuclear plans, Gulf shipping Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
15:48, 07/10/2019

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's nuclear enrichment program....
06:32, 07/19/2019

Russia and Iran blame U.S. for Tehran nuclear pact roll-back Russia and Iran condemned the United States on Wednesday, blaming it for what they portrayed as Tehran's forced decision to scale back some curbs to its nuclear program, while putting the onus on European powers to offer Iran sanctions relief....
16:32, 05/08/2019

Pompeo visits Brexit Britain as Iran reduces nuclear compliance U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visited Britain on Wednesday to pitch a post-Brexit 'special relationship' as Iran said it may stop complying with some parts of the big-power nuclear deal that the United States withdrew from a year ago....
16:32, 05/08/2019

Iran says Vienna meet is 'last chance' to save nuclear deal: agency Iran said Friday's meeting in Vienna between the remaining signatories of the nuclear deal was the "last chance" to save the accord after the U.S. withdrawal last year and warned Tehran would not accept "artificial" solutions to U.S. sanctions....
09:32, 06/28/2019

With Iran nuclear deal on the brink, U.S. vows to choke off Iranian oil sales World powers warned Iran to respect the terms of their nuclear deal in talks on Friday that Tehran said were the "last chance" to save the pact, as Washington vowed to choke off all sales of Iranian oil....
15:00, 06/28/2019

Iran to Meet With Nuclear Deal Signatories in a Bid to Save the Embattled Accord (VIENNA) — Senior officials from Iran and the remaining signatories to its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers are gathering in Vienna Friday as tensions in the Persian Gulf simmer and Tehran is poised to surpass a uranium stockpile threshold, posing a threat to the accord. The regular quarter...
14:00, 06/28/2019

Iran foreign minister reported to make nuclear offer; U.S. skeptical Iran on Thursday offered to ratify a document prescribing more intrusive inspections of its nuclear program if the United States abandoned its economic sanctions, the Guardian newspaper reported on Thursday, in a proposal that drew U.S. skepticism....
00:00, 07/19/2019

France calls Iran to respect nuclear deal, warns of escalation France called on Iran on Wednesday to respect all its commitments after Tehran announced it was relaxing some curbs to its nuclear program, and warned against any action that would lead to an escalation....
02:00, 05/09/2019

Iran threatens to boost nuclear activity in 60-day ultimatum to world powers Iran has threatened to increase its uranium enrichment if new and better terms with world powers are not reached under the 2015 international nuclear deal  within the next 60 days....
14:32, 05/08/2019

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
20:32, 06/11/2019

Europeans Warn of Formal Complaint Against Iran, a Threat to Nuclear Deal The foreign ministers of France, Germany and Britain called on Iran to return to full compliance “without delay” and moved closer to filing a formal complaint, a step that could collapse the accord....
05:16, 07/10/2019

Germany fights to salvage Iran nuclear deal as deadline looms While the US is busy saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, Germany's foreign minister is working to preserve the Iran nuclear deal. DW takes a look at the timing of his visit, the various actors involved and their goals....
08:32, 06/09/2019

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities Washington has said are behind a spate of attacks......
08:16, 05/28/2019

World watches warily as Iran scales back nuclear deal European powers responded with caution to Tehran's decision to abandon parts of the 2015 nuclear deal. In the US, President Trump imposed fresh sanctions on Iran's crucial metal exports, but he also hinted at a deal....
05:00, 05/09/2019

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted European effort to preserve Iran's nuclear pact with world powers and defuse rising U.S.-Iranian tensions....
16:48, 06/09/2019

Iran rolls back pledges under nuclear pact abandoned by Washington Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program under a 2015 deal with world powers, and threatened to do more -- including enriching uranium to a higher level -- if countries did not shield it from U.S. sanctions....
13:48, 05/08/2019

Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, U.S. denounces 'blackmail' Iran announced on Monday it would breach uranium enrichment limits in 10 days in a move that drew an accusation of "nuclear blackmail" from Washington, but it added that European nations still had time to save the nuclear deal that sets those curbs....
19:48, 06/17/2019

Iran using advanced tech to speed up nuclear weapon production: experts Iran is now using technology which could allow it to produce enough material to build a nuclear weapon in less than a year, experts said. Behrouz Kamalvandi, a spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, said the nation is using an array of advanced centrifuges to enrich uranium in violat...
22:32, 09/07/2019

U.S. Issues New Sanctions as Iran Warns It Will Step Back From Nuclear Deal The announcement by Iran’s president does not kill the 2015 deal, but it pushes the confrontation between Washington and Tehran into new and potentially dangerous territory....
02:48, 05/09/2019

Iran Will Break Nuclear Deal’s Uranium Stockpile Limit in 10 Days TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will break the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country’s atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons...
17:48, 06/17/2019

U.S. issues new sanctions against Iran on anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal The sanctions targeting metal exports came hours after Iran’s president said the country will pull back from some of its commitments in the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement....
22:48, 05/08/2019

Iran Announces New Breach of Nuclear Deal Limits, and Threatens Further Violations The country’s deputy foreign minister said Iran would take additional steps over the limits of the accord in 60-day intervals unless it receives sanctions relief....
13:48, 07/07/2019

Former British ambassador says US 'deliberately provoking' Iran to dismantle nuclear deal The U.S. administration has been "deliberately provoking" Iran in order to destroy the nuclear arrangement and impose its own objectives, the former British ambassador to Iran told CNBC Tuesday....
14:16, 08/29/2019

Iran to boost uranium enrichment level in new challenge for nuclear pact Iran said on Wednesday it will soon boost uranium enrichment beyond the level set in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal it struck with world powers, in an announcement that is likely to further enflame tensions with the United States....
23:00, 07/03/2019

France, Britain and Germany say risks Iran nuclear deal could collapse France, Britain and Germany said on Sunday they were preoccupied by the escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf region and a risk of Iran's 2015 nuclear deal falling apart, calling for dialogue between all the parties to resume....
22:00, 07/14/2019

Iran Poised to Breach Parts of Nuclear Agreement, Europeans Warn European diplomats warned that Iran is preparing to abandon parts of a landmark nuclear deal in response to new U.S. sanctions, a step that risks inflaming tensions after the Trump administration dispatched warships to the Persian Gulf....
22:32, 05/06/2019

Britain's Hunt says 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Monday that there was still time to save the Iran nuclear deal and that despite the United States being Britain's closest ally it disagreed on how to handle the Iran crisis....
11:00, 07/15/2019

Iran claims they arrested 17 nationals working with CIA to spy on nuclear, military sites Iran said Monday that it arrested 17 nationals working for the CIA to spy on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear and military sites – and that some have been sentenced to death, according to reports. Authorities “successfully dismantled a (CIA) spy network,” the head of counter-intelligence a...
16:00, 07/22/2019

France warns Iran against violating nuclear commitments: foreign minister France warned Iran on Tuesday that a violation of its nuclear commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal would be a serious mistake and that France, Britain and Germany were making it clear to Tehran that it was not in its interest to do so....
17:00, 06/25/2019

Iran's nuclear chief: EU has failed to fulfill 2015 deal commitments Iran's nuclear chief said on Sunday the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal have failed to fulfill their commitments under the pact, a day after Tehran announced further breaches of limits on its nuclear activity set by the accord....
15:00, 09/08/2019

German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday....
17:32, 06/06/2019

Iran to announce "reciprocal actions" a year after U.S. quits nuclear deal Iran will on Wednesday announce "reciprocal actions" on the one-year anniversary of the U.S. withdrawal from world powers' 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran, the semi-official ISNA news agency reported on Monday, quoting “knowledgeable sources.”...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Trump tells Iran threats 'can come back to bite you' in nuclear standoff U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against making threats that can "come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before," after Tehran announced it would breach a 2015 nuclear deal....
05:00, 07/04/2019

Iran threatens to speed movement away from nuclear deal with remaining nations An Iranian official said Monday that the country will more aggressively move away from the Obama-era multinational 2015 nuclear agreement if the countries that remain part of it does not address its concerns....
15:16, 09/02/2019

Iran to announce more cuts to nuclear deal commitments on Sunday: Fars Iran's senior nuclear negotiator will announce more cuts in its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal on Sunday, a semi-official news agency reported, amid Iranian accusations that Tehran's European partners have failed to shield it from U.S. sanctions....
21:00, 07/06/2019

Iran says it is ramping up uranium enrichment, breaking nuclear deal limits Iran announced Sunday it will raise its enrichment of uranium, breaking another limit of its unraveling 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and further heightening tensions between Tehran and the U.S....
21:00, 07/07/2019

Iran Says It Will Exceed Uranium Enrichment Limits in 2015 Nuclear Deal Last year, Donald Trump made the very public decision to abandon the 2015 deal between Iran and Western nations limiting Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. Iran kept to the terms of the deal for some time regardless, but on Sunday it said it would be exceeding uranium enrichmen...
02:00, 07/08/2019

UK ambassador says Trump left Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama Britain's ambassador to the US described Donald Trump's abandonment of the Iran nuclear deal as an "act of diplomatic vandalism", it has been revealed....
04:00, 07/14/2019

Iran's Zarif says nuclear talks with Macron were 'productive': ILNA agency Iran's foreign minister said talks he held on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron about a landmark 2015 nuclear deal were "productive", according to the ILNA news agency....
16:16, 08/23/2019

Iran to breach uranium enrichment limits set by landmark nuclear deal Tehran has started to increase uranium enrichment beyond the purity threshold it agreed to as part of a landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian government announced Sunday....
16:16, 07/07/2019

Iran raise uranium enrichment beyond terms of 2015 nuclear deal Setting another unspecified 60-day deadline for the deal, Iran took further steps toward pressuring Europe while urging further diplomacy to save an agreement that President Donald Trump unilaterally pulled the U.S. from a year ago....
16:48, 07/07/2019

Iran Says It Has Surpassed Critical Nuclear Enrichment Level in 2015 Deal The country said it has enriched uranium above a 3.67 percent limit laid out in the 2015 nuclear deal. China, another signatory, accused the U.S. of “bullying” Tehran with sanctions....
12:32, 07/08/2019

Britain's Jeremy Hunt in Belgium to save Iran nuclear deal British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Monday the Western nuclear agreement with Iran "isn't dead yet," and that he remains "totally committed" to preventing a nuclear Middle East....
16:00, 07/15/2019

Iran surpasses cap on uranium enrichment in its first major breach of nuclear deal The country's known enrichment levels still remain well below weapons grade, offering possible room for negotiations with Europe and others to lower tensions....
20:16, 07/08/2019

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions on Iran after the country said it had for the first time broken the terms of the nuclear deal it signed with foreign powers in 2015.Iran’s foreign min...
01:32, 07/02/2019

U.S. to keep raising pressure until Iran abandons nuclear arms program: Bolton The United States will keep increasing pressure on Iran until it abandons its pursuit of nuclear weapons and ceases its violent activities in the Middle East, John Bolton, the White House national security adviser, said on Monday....
00:48, 07/09/2019

Trump Says Iran "Playing With Fire" After Nuclear Deal Limit Breached US President Donald Trump has warned that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal abandoned by Washington....
14:32, 07/02/2019

Iran breached its uranium stockpile limit under the nuclear deal. Here's what that actually means The breach doesn't radically change Iran's roughly one-year breakout period to weapons-grade enrichment levels, but what Iran is threatening next is what's really worrying, experts say....
15:00, 07/02/2019

Senior EU diplomat, back from Iran, shows support for nuclear deal The EU's second most senior diplomat affirmed the bloc's support for the nuclear deal between world powers with Iran, including via the use of a new payment system for barter-based trade designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions....
21:00, 06/16/2019

Experts fear ‘snowball effect’ as Iran abandons nuclear deal DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran is preparing to break through limits set by Tehran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, and each step the country takes narrows the time its leaders would need to have enough highly enriched uranium for an atomic bomb — if they chose to build one. Brea...
10:00, 06/26/2019

As tensions with U.S. rise, Iran threatens to curtail cooperation in the nuclear deal Those threats, Trump administration and defense officials said, led to the announcement by the White House late Sunday that a U.S. aircraft carrier and bombers were being deployed to the Persian Gulf region....
16:16, 05/07/2019

Iran supreme leader says has no intention to make or use nuclear weapons: Japan Iran has no intention of making or using nuclear weapons, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was quoted as saying on Thursday by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe....
10:32, 06/13/2019

Iran insists on ramping up oil sales to stay in nuclear pact: sources Iran insists on exporting at least 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, triple May's expected levels under U.S. sanctions, as a condition for staying in an international nuclear deal, sources with knowledge of Iran-EU talks said....
16:16, 05/13/2019

Trump, Macron discuss Iran's nuclear program: White House U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday spoke to French President Emmanuel Macron about Iran's threat to ramp up enrichment of uranium, the White House said....
00:48, 07/09/2019

Germany, France, UK, EU urge Iran to revert to upholding nuclear deal The foreign ministers of Germany, France, Britain and the European Union said on Tuesday that they were concerned about Iran scaling up its uranium enrichment and urged Tehran to revert to upholding the 2015 nuclear deal....
16:00, 07/09/2019

Britain sees 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal EU foreign ministers meeting in Brussels are hoping to deescalate tensions between the US and Iran. Britain's top diplomat says there's still a "small window" of time to keep the 2015 nuclear deal alive....
18:16, 07/15/2019

Iran to speed up enrichment of uranium amid faltering nuclear deal Iran will speed up enrichment of uranium and pull further out of the nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian officials said.        ...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their talks....
10:16, 05/14/2019

U.S. threatens Iran with more sanctions, warns Europe against business with Tehran The United States on Wednesday threatened to impose more sanctions on Iran 'very soon' and warned Europe against doing business with Tehran via a system of non-dollar trade to circumvent U.S. sanctions....
18:00, 05/08/2019

India And China Seen As Europe's Last Hope To Save Iran Deal The European Union will defend the Iran nuclear accord despite Tehran's decision to backtrack on its commitments in response to U.S. sanctions, diplomats believe, but European powers expect it to......
21:48, 05/09/2019

Trump’s Twists on Confronting Iran Confound Allies in Europe President Trump has taken a middling route toward Iran, neither avidly supporting diplomacy nor wanting to be so confrontational to provoke Tehran into lashing out....
11:32, 06/07/2019

Iran says Europe not cooperating in buying Iranian oil: Fars news Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Wednesday that Europe was not cooperating with Tehran to buy its oil in the face of U.S. sanctions against Iran's energy sector....
11:00, 06/19/2019

U.S. Sanctions May Overwhelm Europe's Efforts to Save Iran Deal European governments rejected Iran’s 60-day ultimatum to help it circumvent U.S. sanctions, saying they viewed Iran’s threat to abandon some of its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal with “great concern.”...
18:16, 05/09/2019

U.S. tells Europe: Choose between us and Iran as new trading system launches The U.S. special represenative for Iran defined the choice as European officials met in Vienna to discuss the beleaguered Iran nuclear deal before Tehran breaches it....
22:48, 06/28/2019

Europe cool on Iran coalition talk, seeks de-escalation European officials appear cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, saying that their top priority is to de-escalate tensions in the region...
20:16, 06/24/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; child labour case in Nepal highlights 'widespread and systematic' abuse; some 40 people drowned off the coast of Libya in Mediterranean shipwr...
11:00, 08/28/2019

Iran says it will breach nuclear deal enrichment limit, drawing Western concern Iran said on Monday it would breach internationally agreed curbs on its stock of low-enriched uranium in 10 days -- a move likely to worsen tensions with Washington -- but it added European nations could still save a nuclear deal that sets those limits....
16:32, 06/17/2019

Trump would consider military force vs Iran to prevent nuclear weapon: Time interview U.S. President Donald Trump would consider using military force to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon but left open the question if it involved protecting oil supplies, he told Time magazine in an interview published on Tuesday....
19:00, 06/18/2019

France Dangles $15 Billion Bailout for Iran in Effort to Save Nuclear Deal President Emmanuel Macron has proposed a deal to compensate Iran for lost oil sales in exchange for the country agreeing to return to compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord....
06:00, 09/03/2019

Iran seen breaking nuclear pact limit in days; Trump says 'no time pressure' Diplomats said Iran is on course to breach a threshold in its nuclear agreement within days but U.S. President Donald Trump, who has ratcheted up pressure on the Middle Eastern country, said there was "absolutely no time pressure" on the issue....
07:16, 06/28/2019

US Imposes Sanctions On Iran Metals, Tehran Eases Nuclear Deal Compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015......
00:48, 05/09/2019

IAEA report raises suspicion Iran is hiding 'undeclared nuclear material' A forthcoming report from the International Atomic Energy Agency has stoked concerns that Iran is hiding illicit nuclear activity, according to government officials familiar with the agency’s still-unpublished assessment....
15:16, 08/31/2019

Iran will leave non-proliferation pact if EU fails to save nuclear deal: lawmaker Iran will quit a treaty against the spread of nuclear weapons unless European powers save a separate 2015 atomic deal that Washington abandoned last year, a senior Iranian lawmaker told the semi-official Fars news agency on Monday....
16:32, 06/17/2019

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 international accord curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear program....
02:00, 05/09/2019

No reason for Iran to stick to nuclear commitments unilaterally: deputy foreign minister Iran has no reason left to carry out commitments under its 2015 nuclear deal without reciprocation from the remaining European signatories, Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Tuesday, according to the Fars news agency....
20:32, 06/25/2019

World Leaders Meet Iran Representatives in Vienna to Salvage Nuclear Deal (VIENNA) — Representatives from Europe, China and Russia, which are still committed to the Iran nuclear deal, were meeting Sunday with Iran’s representative in Vienna to discuss how to salvage the unraveling accord. The diplomats are examining issues linked to the implementation of the n...
17:48, 07/28/2019

EU, Britain, France, Germany reject Iran demands over nuclear deal, U.S. sanctions The European Union, Britain, France and Germany on Thursday rejected an ultimatum from Iran that gave the nations two months to protect Tehran from U.S. sanctions....
17:32, 05/09/2019

Iran Continues To Enrich Uranium Stock In Nuclear Deal Violation: Report Iran has gone further in breaching its nuclear deal with world powers, increasing its stock of enriched uranium and refining it to a greater purity than allowed, the U.N. atomic agency report said on......
21:16, 08/30/2019

Timeline: Iran's recent clashes with the West over Gulf shipping, nuclear plans Tensions between Iran and the West have escalated since U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil exports took full effect in May and British naval forces seized an Iranian supertanker....
07:48, 07/22/2019

Iran says it will break the uranium stockpile limit agreed under nuclear deal in 10 days Iran is ramping up enrichment of low-grade uranium and will pass the limit it is allowed to stockpile under the nuclear deal in 10 days, a spokesman for the Iranian atomic agency announced Monday....
13:48, 06/17/2019

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, President Trump put Iran on notice, tweeting, “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never threaten the United States again!”...
14:00, 05/20/2019

Iran's President Rouhani says scaling back nuclear commitments is a 'minimum' measure Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday pulling out of some commitments under the nuclear deal was a "minimum" measure that Tehran could adopt a year after the United States withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic....
12:00, 06/19/2019

Iran just took its boldest action yet against the nuclear deal to 'blackmail' US allies and isolate Trump Ludovic Marin/Reuters Iran took its boldest step yet in violation of the landmark Iran nuclear deal on Monday when it announced it will begin increasing its uranium stockpile. Experts say the move is designed to respond to the US's "maximum pressure" campaign with "maximum blackmail." Iran's announ...
05:00, 06/18/2019

A Senior German Diplomat Is in Iran Trying to Convince Tehran to Stick to the Nuclear Deal (BERLIN) — A senior German diplomat headed Thursday to Tehran to press Iran to continue to respect the landmark nuclear deal, despite the unilateral withdrawal of the U.S. and increasing pressure from Washington. Tensions have soared in the Mideast recently as the White House earlier this mont...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Iran is prepared to work on French nuclear deal proposals: foreign minister Iran is prepared to work on French proposals to salvage the international nuclear deal that Tehran signed with world powers in 2015, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday....
13:48, 08/22/2019

Iran intends to restart activities at Arak heavy water nuclear reactor The head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization told lawmakers on Sunday that Iran will restart activities at the Arak heavy water nuclear reactor....
18:16, 07/28/2019

Iran officially ends some of its nuclear deal commitments, local media reports Tehran is officially ending one of its key commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal, local media reported Wednesday, citing a senior official at the country's Atomic Energy Agency....
12:32, 05/15/2019

Iran surpasses uranium stockpile limit set by nuclear deal, state media says Iran has exceeded the threshold for the Islamic Republic's low-enriched uranium stockpile agreed upon in the 2015 nuclear deal, state media reported Monday....
15:16, 07/01/2019

Iran Takes Step To Further Scale Back 2015 Nuclear Deal Commitments Iran said on Friday it had taken a step to further scale back its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency reported....
04:48, 09/06/2019

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will stop complying with some parts of nuclear deal Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the nation will stop observing some parts of the 2015 landmark nuclear accord it signed with world powers.        ...
09:32, 05/08/2019

Iran to announce "diminished commitments" to nuclear deal on Wednesday: state media Iran's Foreign Ministry will announce Tehran's "diminished commitments" to the 2015 nuclear deal to envoys of the accord's five remaining signatories on Wednesday, and President Hassan Rouhani is to send a letter, state media said on Tuesday....
18:16, 05/07/2019

Europeans urge Iran to abide by nuclear pact; Israel says preparing military European signatories to a nuclear pact with Iran said on Tuesday they were "extremely concerned" by Tehran's apparent breach of the 2015 deal, as Israel said it was preparing for possible involvement in any confrontation between Iran and the United States....
22:00, 07/02/2019

Iran prepared to enrich uranium beyond limits set by nuclear accord, senior official says Iran says its actions do not violate the deal, which calls on the United States to refrain from reimposing sanctions and allows Tehran to cease performing its commitments if it believes any signatories are failing to uphold the deal....
18:16, 07/06/2019

Iran to boost uranium enrichment level, breaching nuclear pact: Rouhani Iran will boost its uranium enrichment after July 7 to whatever levels it needs beyond the cap set in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, defying U.S. efforts to force Tehran to renegotiate the pact....
13:00, 07/03/2019

France to pursue efforts to bring Iran to comply with nuclear deal: minister France will continue efforts to bring Iran into full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, French defense minister Florence Parly said, adding that U.S. and European moves to strengthen security in the Gulf must be "complementary and well coordinated"....
12:00, 09/07/2019

| European powers warn Iran nuclear deal could collapse, urge talks The European signatories to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers have warned that the landmark pact could fall apart, as they called for the resumption of dialogue amid rising tensions between Washington and Tehran....
12:32, 07/15/2019

Iran to boost uranium enrichment level above nuclear pact's limit: Rouhani Iran will boost its uranium enrichment after July 7 to whatever levels it needs beyond the cap set in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, while calling on Washington to rejoin the pact....
16:48, 07/03/2019

Iran has raised its 'intensity of malign activity' following US pullout of nuclear deal, top general says The general President Trump has picked to become the military’s next top officer says Iran has raised its “intensity of malign activity” since the U.S. pulled out of a landmark 2015 nuclear deal....
22:00, 07/11/2019

Iran rolls back nuclear pledges but stops short of violating pact Iran announced on Wednesday it was scaling back curbs to its nuclear program, announcing steps that stop short of violating its 2015 deal with world powers for now, but threatening more action if countries did not shield it from U.S. sanctions....
16:32, 05/08/2019

Iran Lifts Nuclear Research Limits, Reduces Commitments To 2015 Deal Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ordered all limits on nuclear research and development to be lifted, the country's third step in scaling down its commitments to a 2015 deal with world......
07:32, 09/05/2019

Iran's uranium stockpile breach will shorten its breakout time to a nuclear weapon Iran's announcement that it has exceeded limits on its uranium stockpile puts it one step closer to becoming a nuclear state, shortening its breakout time to producing a nuclear weapon....
23:16, 07/01/2019

Trump accuses Iran of secret nuclear enrichment, says sanctions to be cranked up 'substantially' President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and said U.S. sanctions would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting on Tehran's breach of a nuclear deal....
18:16, 07/10/2019

We want to uphold nuclear deal if all sides do, Iran's IAEA ambassador tells paper Iran intends to preserve the nuclear deal with major powers if all parties fulfill their obligations under it, its ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) nuclear body told a German newspaper in an interview published on Wednesday....
15:00, 07/10/2019