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Iran steps further from nuclear deal with move on centrifuges

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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 announces new breach of nuclear deal limits and threatens further violations

The steps Iran has taken are all easily reversible. Yet the new move Iran said it was taking Sunday — to increase enrichment levels beyond the 3.67% purity that is the ceiling under the deal — is the most threatening.

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Iran celebrates historic nuclear deal, Israel irked by the progress

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