Centrifuges that speed enrichment further shorten the time Tehran would need to have enough material available to build a nuclear weapon — if it chose to do so.
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
In our news wrap Friday, authorities in Hong Kong moved to head off new pro-democracy protests, denying permission for a planned major march. But two veteran activists who had been arrested were released, vowing to “continue to fight.” Also, Australian…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the Federal Reserve gave its strongest signal yet that an interest rate cut is coming. Fed Chair Jerome Powell said growing economic "uncertainty" makes the case for a rate reduction, which would be the first…
In our news wrap Monday, Iran announced it has begun enriching uranium to levels higher than is allowed under the 2015 nuclear accord. The new level is still far below weapons-grade, but a foreign ministry spokesman threatened that it could…
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Iran's semi-official news agency reported the increase citing a spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Israeli officials urged calm after violent protests erupted over Sunday’s fatal shooting of an unarmed Ethiopian-Israeli teenager by an off-duty police officer. Crowds blocked roads, clashed with police and lit cars on fire. Also, Iranian…
By Jon Gambrell, Amir Vahdat, Associated Press
Iran's enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian sources say.
By Nasser Karimi, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
The spokesman for Iran's atomic agency warned that the country could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step away from weapons-grade levels.
By Amir Vahdat, Aya Batrawy, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
Shinzo Abe's trip is the highest-level effort yet to de-escalate tensions between Iran and the U.S. as Tehran appears poised to break the 2015 nuclear deal.
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