The death toll from Friday's earthquake in the southeastern Iranian city of Bam has surpassed 25,000 and may continue to rise, Iranian government officials said Monday.
A powerful earthquake struck southeastern Iran Friday, toppling buildings and reportedly killing at least 5,000 and injuring some 30,000.
Iran signed an agreement with the nuclear watchdog arm of the United Nations allowing the agency to conduct unannounced inspections of its nuclear facilities, as part of a new effort to convince the world it is not covertly developing atomic…
The U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency adopted a resolution Wednesday that condemns Iran's 18-year cover-up of its nuclear program, but welcomed Iran's new openness and cooperation.
U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in Brussels Tuesday disagreed with European Union leaders over their draft resolution on Iran's nuclear program, saying it failed to find Iran in violation of its treaty obligations over the past 18 years.
An International Atomic Energy Agency report on Iran's nuclear capabilities released says the country had been secretly experimenting on materials that could be made into nuclear weapons though there is no evidence a bomb was the ultimate goal.
Iran provided key documentation of its nuclear program to the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency Thursday but apparently could not fully clarify the origins of traces of weapons-grade uranium found in the country.
Iran has "nothing to hide" and is prepared to allow more thorough inspections of its nuclear activities, Foreign Minister Kamal Kharrazi said Monday in response to mounting international pressure to cooperate with international nuclear monitors.
The United Nations nuclear watchdog voted Friday to impose an Oct. 31 deadline for Iran to outline its nuclear program and future intentions.
The International Atomic Energy Agency said in a confidential report Tuesday that IAEA inspectors have uncovered traces of enriched uranium in environmental samples taken from a nuclear facility in Natanz, Iran, according to Reuters news agency.
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