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Iran nuclear deal


Iran-US conflict: China says American use of force aggravating Middle East tension

January 06, 2020 3:59 pm

"Power politics are neither popular nor sustainable," Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a daily briefing. "The US's risky military behaviour in recent days goes against the basic norms of international relations," China said.

Iran steps further from nuclear deal with move on centrifuges

November 06, 2019 7:25 am

Iran said on Monday that it had started using a new set of advanced centrifuges, its latest move to build up its nuclear program, bringing the country a step closer to being able to produce enough nuclear material for a bomb.

Israel’s leader says Iran hid a nuclear weapons site

September 10, 2019 8:26 am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel displayed satellite photographs that he said showed the site, and he called upon other countries to join the United States in maintaining pressure on Tehran.

Iran's nuclear chief: European Union has failed to fulfil 2015 deal commitments

September 08, 2019 5:44 pm

"Unfortunately the European parties have failed to fulfil their commitments... The deal is not a one-way street and Iran will act accordingly as we have done so far by gradually downgrading our commitments," said Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's nuclear energy agency.

Iran will no longer honor limits on nuclear research, a core principle of accord

September 06, 2019 6:37 pm

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran had earlier signaled that the country’s atomic energy agency had been “ordered to immediately start what is needed in the field of research and development, and abandon all the commitments that were in place,” according to Iranian news accounts.

Amidst tensions with Iran, US tells commercial vessels to send Gulf transit plans in advance

August 08, 2019 3:21 pm

Traffic through the Strait has become the focus for a standoff between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump last year quit a 2015 nuclear pact and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.

When Iran and the West talked: How, why they reached the negotiating table this week

July 30, 2019 6:11 pm

Tensions began to rise in May 2018 after President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew the United States from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, commonly referred to as the Iran nuclear deal, and reimposed US sanctions on Tehran.

Iran nuclear deal parties meet after month of friction

July 28, 2019 7:43 pm

Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China and Iran have been trying to salvage the pact since the United States withdrew from it in May 2018 and re-imposed and toughened sanctions on Iran, crippling an already weak economy.

Iran releases 9 of 12 Indians held from detained ship

July 26, 2019 1:47 am

The boats have been seized amid ongoing tensions between Iran and the US since Washington began reimposing sanctions on Tehran.

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

July 08, 2019 6:36 pm

The two threats would reverse major achievements of the agreement, although Iran omitted important details about how far it might go to returning to the status quo before the pact, when Western experts believed it could build a bomb within months.


Iran celebrates historic nuclear deal, Israel irked by the progress

April 04, 2015 1:18 pm

Iran, the United States, Russia, Britain, France and Germany secured the deal to be implemented by June 30 as part of a comprehensive agreement.