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…
Iran's semi-official news agency reported the increase citing a spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
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…
Iran's enriched uranium stockpile has passed the 300-kilogram limit set by the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian sources say.
By Jon Gambrell, Amir Vahdat, Associated Press
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.
By David Rising, Associated Press
The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran's low-enriched uranium "production rate is increasing," but it wasn't clear yet whether it has exceeded the limitations set in the Iran nuclear deal.
By Jon Gambrell, Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, meanwhile, ordered all non-essential, non-emergency government staff on Wednesday to leave Iraq immediately amid escalating tensions with Iran.
By Amir Vahdat, Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
President Rouhani also said that Iran would stop exporting excess uranium and heavy water from its nuclear program, two requirements of the deal. He did not elaborate on the degree to which Iran was prepared to enrich uranium, which at…
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