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No positive developments on JCPOA but US still committed to deal: State Dept No positive developments on JCPOA but US still committed to deal: State Dept
“This administration remains categorically committed to mutual return to full implementation of the JCPOA,” a senior State Department official told reporters on a phone call.
Middle East 3 days ago
IAEA's Grossi says outstanding issues with Iran will not be wished away IAEA's Grossi says outstanding issues with Iran will not be wished away
Outstanding issues between Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog will not be wished away, agency chief Rafael Grossi said on Wednesday, while Tehran insists on the closure of the agency's probes for ...
Middle East 5 days ago
Iran president says not seeking nuclear weapons, urges US guarantees Iran president says not seeking nuclear weapons, urges US guarantees
Iran's president told the United Nations on Wednesday that his country was not seeking an atomic weapon and demanded US guarantees it would abide by any revived nuclear deal.“The Islamic Republic of ...
Middle East 6 days ago
Iran, West at odds, US sees no breakthrough on nuclear deal at UN Iran, West at odds, US sees no breakthrough on nuclear deal at UN
Iran and the West remained at loggerheads on Tuesday over UN probes of uranium traces at three Iranian sites as the US said it did not expect a breakthrough on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal at ...
Middle East 6 days ago
French FM urges Iran to accept latest offer on nuclear deal French FM urges Iran to accept latest offer on nuclear deal
France’s foreign minister called Monday on Iran to accept a proposal to revive a nuclear deal, warning that it will not get anything better.At the start of the annual UN General Assembly in New York, ...
Middle East 1 weeks ago
France’s foreign minister says nuclear deal as good as it will get for Iran France’s foreign minister says nuclear deal as good as it will get for Iran
France's foreign minister said on Monday that there would not be a better offer for Iran to revive a nuclear deal with world powers and it was up to Tehran to decide now because the window to find a ...
Middle East 19 September ,2022
Two-thirds of IAEA board backs Western statement pressuring Iran Two-thirds of IAEA board backs Western statement pressuring Iran
Two-thirds of the UN nuclear watchdog's 35-nation Board of Governors endorsed a non-binding statement by the US, Britain, France and Germany on Wednesday pressing Iran to explain why uranium traces ...
Middle East 14 September ,2022
Iran nuclear talks in ‘stalemate’: Borrell Iran nuclear talks in ‘stalemate’: Borrell
Negotiations to bring Iran and the US back into the nuclear deal curbing Tehran's nuclear programme in exchange for lifting sanctions are in “stalemate”, EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told AFP ...
Middle East 14 September ,2022
Western powers seek unity against Iran at IAEA but no resolution: Sources Western powers seek unity against Iran at IAEA but no resolution: Sources
Western powers are lobbying other states on the UN nuclear watchdog's board to jointly pressure Iran to give the agency the answers it has long sought on uranium traces found at three undeclared sites ...
Middle East 13 September ,2022
Iran nuclear talks in disarray as monitors meet on probe Iran nuclear talks in disarray as monitors meet on probe
International atomic monitors convened Monday to discuss a standoff with Iran that’s dragged efforts to revive a landmark agreement to curtail the country’s nuclear program deeper into disarray.The ...
Middle East 12 September ,2022
Iran urges IAEA ‘not to yield to Israel's pressure’, says ready to cooperate Iran urges IAEA ‘not to yield to Israel's pressure’, says ready to cooperate
Iran is ready to continue its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani said on Monday, calling on the agency “not to yield to Israel’s pressure” over ...
Middle East 12 September ,2022
Israel sees no new Iran nuclear deal before US November mid-terms Israel sees no new Iran nuclear deal before US November mid-terms
Israel does not anticipate a renewal of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers before the US mid-term elections in November, an Israeli official said on Sunday, after European parties to the ...
Middle East 11 September ,2022
Israel’s Lapid heads to Berlin for fresh pitch against Iran nuclear deal Israel’s Lapid heads to Berlin for fresh pitch against Iran nuclear deal
Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid took off for Germany on Sunday, in his latest diplomatic effort to persuade Western powers to ditch a nuclear deal with Iran.Israel has long opposed a revival of the ...
Middle East 11 September ,2022
European powers say ‘serious doubts’ over Iran’s commitment to nuclear deal European powers say ‘serious doubts’ over Iran’s commitment to nuclear deal
European mediators last month appeared to make progress in restoring the 2015 accord as Iran largely agreed to a proposed final text.But optimism dimmed when the United States sent a reply, to which ...
Middle East 10 September ,2022
Iran’s latest reply on nuclear deal is a step ‘backward,’ says Blinken Iran’s latest reply on nuclear deal is a step ‘backward,’ says Blinken
Iran’s latest reply on a nuclear deal is a step “backward,” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday, insisting Washington would not rush to rejoin at any cost.European mediators last month ...
Middle East 09 September ,2022
Iran’s near weapons-grade uranium stock grows, probe stuck: IAEA reports Iran’s near weapons-grade uranium stock grows, probe stuck: IAEA reports
Iran’s stock of uranium enriched to up to 60 percent, close to weapons-grade, has grown to well above the amount that by one definition is enough, if enriched further, for a nuclear bomb, a quarterly ...
Middle East 07 September ,2022
Cash from new deal with Iran will give boost to Lebanon’s Hezbollah: Report Cash from new deal with Iran will give boost to Lebanon’s Hezbollah: Report
The US State Department said in 2020 that Iran was providing Hezbollah with about $700 million per year.
Middle East 06 September ,2022
EU's Borrell ‘less confident’ Iran deal can be quickly saved EU's Borrell ‘less confident’ Iran deal can be quickly saved
The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell, who is shepherding attempts to save the suspended Iran nuclear deal, said Monday that recent exchanges left him “less confident”.Borrell said ...
World News 05 September ,2022
Iran says has not received US response on nuclear proposal Iran says has not received US response on nuclear proposal
Iran has not received the United States’ official response to its last proposal on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said Monday.“Iran is waiting to ...
Middle East 05 September ,2022
White House rejects linking Iran nuclear deal, IAEA probes White House rejects linking Iran nuclear deal, IAEA probes
There should be no conditionality between the re-implementation of the Iran nuclear deal and verifying whether Tehran has upheld its obligations under the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty, the White ...
Middle East 02 September ,2022
US still hoping for Iran nuclear deal, ‘but we’re not going to stay at it forever’ US still hoping for Iran nuclear deal, ‘but we’re not going to stay at it forever’
“Sanctions relief are a part of this deal in return for not allowing Iran to have a nuclear weapon,” a White House official tells Al Arabiya.
Middle East 02 September ,2022
Western powers can strike better Iran deal, Israeli lawmaker says Western powers can strike better Iran deal, Israeli lawmaker says
Israel believes Western powers can reach a better nuclear deal with Iran, a senior Israeli lawmaker said on Friday, as attempts to revive a 2015 pact seemed near finalizing.“We must draft a much ...
Middle East 02 September ,2022
White House pessimistic after receiving Iran’s response to JCPOA draft White House pessimistic after receiving Iran’s response to JCPOA draft
“We are studying it and will respond through the EU, but unfortunately, it is not constructive,” a National Security Council official said in a statement to Al Arabiya English.
Middle East 02 September ,2022
Show US Congress full text of Iran nuclear deal, 50 lawmakers tell Biden Show US Congress full text of Iran nuclear deal, 50 lawmakers tell Biden
“Strengthened with an estimated one trillion dollars in sanctions relief over a decade, Iran and the IRGC would be an enormous danger to Americans at home and abroad, and to our allies,” the bipartisan group of lawmakers says.
Middle East 01 September ,2022
Iran enriching uranium with more IR-6 centrifuges at Natanz: IAEA Iran enriching uranium with more IR-6 centrifuges at Natanz: IAEA
Iran has begun enriching uranium with the second of three cascades, or clusters, of advanced IR-6 centrifuges recently installed at an underground plant at Natanz, a report by the UN nuclear watchdog ...
Middle East 31 August ,2022