Nuclear Program

  • Iran, world powers reach deal opening nuke program 13-01-2014 09:37 AM

    Tehran: Iran has agreed to limit uranium enrichment and to open its nuclear program to daily inspection by international experts starting January 20, setting the clock running on a six-month deadline for a final nuclear agreement, officials said on Sunday. In exchange, the Islamic Republic will get a relaxation of...
  • Iran, six world powers reach deal on Tehran's nuclear program 24-11-2013 12:07 PM

    A historic deal over Iran's nuclear program has been reached following intense talks in Geneva. Foreign Ministers from Iran, US, UK, China, Russia and Europe held negotiations for four days before the agreement was reached. The agreement temporarily halts Iran's nuclear development and lifts some sanctions. ...
  • Iran, six world powers clinch breakthrough nuclear deal 24-11-2013 11:28 AM

    Geneva: Iran and six world powers reached a breakthrough deal early on Sunday to curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions relief, in what could be the first sign of an emerging rapprochement between the Islamic state and the West. Aimed at ending a dangerous standoff, the agreement...
  • Mojtaba Ahmadi, Iranian cyber warfare commander, shot dead: Reports 03-10-2013 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: Mojtaba Ahmadi, commander of Iran's Cyber War Headquarters, has been shot dead in a suspected assassination. Reports claimed that Ahmadi was found dead in near the town of Karaj, north-west of the capital, Tehran. Israel's external intelligence agency, the Mossad, has been accused of carrying out this assassination....
  • Obama, Iran's Rouhani hold historic phone call to end deadlock over Tehran's nuclear program 28-09-2013 07:39 AM

    President Barack Obama and new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani spoke by telephone on Friday, the highest-level contact between the two countries in three decades and a sign that they are serious about reaching a pact on Tehran's nuclear programme. The call is the culmination of a dramatic shift in tone...
  • Nuclear talks at UN a start of new era: Iranian foreign ministry 24-09-2013 04:57 PM

    A meeting between Iran's top diplomats and world powers at the United Nationsthis week will start a "new era" in efforts to end the dispute with the West over Tehran's disputed nuclear program, the Iranian foreign ministry said on Tuesday. It did not hint at any concessions by Tehran. The...
  • Iran ready to double nuclear work in bunker: IAEA 17-11-2012 12:36 AM

    Vienna: Iran is set to sharply expand its uranium enrichment in an underground site after installing all the centrifuges it was built for, a UN nuclear report showed on Friday, a move that could increase Western alarm about Tehran's nuclear course. The latest quarterly International Atomic Energy Agency report on...
  • Iran seems on track for nukes by mid-2013: France 22-10-2012 03:41 AM

    Paris: France's foreign minister says Iran appears on track to reach the ability to produce a nuclear weapon by the first half of next year. France is one of six countries that have negotiated with Tehran over its nuclear program, which Iran insists is peaceful. Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told...
  • Where anonymity is bliss, and rial-ity harsh: Welcome to Tehran!

    Smita's Space |  Smita Sharma
    I was onboard the Prime Minister's Special Air India One to report the 16th NAM summit last August. As the plane began its descent towards...

  • Iran ready to start nuclear work in bunker: sources 15-12-2011 04:12 AM

    Vienna: Iran could soon begin sensitive atomic activities in an underground facility deep inside a mountain, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday, a move that would up the ante in a stand-off with big powers demanding Tehran curb such work. Iranian experts have carried out the necessary preparations at Fordow near...
  • UN reports Iran work 'specific' to nuke arms 09-11-2011 02:02 AM

    Vienna: The UN nuclear atomic energy agency said on Tuesday for the first time that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms. The report is the strongest sign yet that Iran seeks to build a nuclear arsenal, despite claims to the...
  • Israel foreign minister: Don't take eyes off Iran 01-07-2011 01:43 AM

    Vienna: Israel's foreign minister says Iran is using the smoke screen of Mideast unrest to advance both its missile and nuclear programs. Avigdor Lieberman also urged would-be participants of the pro-Palestinian flotilla to give up their plans and deliver their aid to UN supervised ports for distribution. Lieberman spoke to...
  • UN nuclear agency sends Syria to Security Council 10-06-2011 02:54 AM

    Vienna: The UN nuclear watchdog voted on Thursday to report Syria to the UN Security Council for violating its safeguard agreements, citing Syria's undeclared construction of a covert nuclear reactor and refusal to supply information. The move by the International Atomic Energy Agency comes amid political protests in Syria, but...
  • Ban Ki-moon asks Iran to stop N-plant 27-03-2007 01:37 PM

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  • Ahmadinejad rejects UN sanctions 26-03-2007 11:52 AM

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  • New UN sanctions | Iran defiant 25-03-2007 01:37 AM

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