Tag: Nuclear Deal

Iran Secretly Building Missile Arsenal in Iraq That Can Hit Israel, Saudi Arabia and U.S. Troops

A senior Pentagon official said on Wednesday there were indications that Iran could potentially carry out aggressive actions in the future, amid simmering tensions between Tehran and Washington. The warning comes on the same day of new reports of Iran building up a “hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq.” “We also continue to […]

Iran Is Secretly Moving Missiles Into Iraq, U.S. Officials Say

Iran has used the continuing chaos in Iraq to build up a hidden arsenal of short-range ballistic missiles in Iraq, part of a widening effort to try to intimidate the Middle East and assert its power, according to American intelligence and military officials. The buildup comes as the United States has rebuilt its military presence […]

Iran To Have Nuclear Bomb In A Few Months?

The Iranian government is shortening its nuclear breakout time — the amount of time required to produce enough weapons-grade uranium for a single nuclear weapon. Tehran has accomplished this through several steps in the last few months. Iran’s government first increased its enriched uranium stockpile beyond the 300 kilogram limit; it enriched uranium to levels beyond the cap of […]

Russian envoy says Moscow is concerned about fate of nuclear deal

In an exclusive interview with IRNA published on Sunday, Ulyanov said the deal is very important and the parties have been working for more than 10 years to achieve it. “It showed that difficult issues in the field of non-proliferation can be resolved through diplomacy,” he noted. Iran has started to gradually reduce its commitments […]

Jerusalem Embassy Move, Exit From Iran Deal Fueled Defiance Within Trump Cabinet, Nikki Haley Writes

The Trump administration was internally divided over three key Israel-related policy decisions — moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, leaving the Iran nuclear deal and cutting funding to the United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees, Trump’s former ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, writes in a new book. The book, With All Due Respect: […]

‘YOU? Really?’: Iran’s Zarif scorns EU warning over nuclear deal

    Europeans have failed to fulfill their own commitments to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Tuesday, in response to a warning by the EU that urged Tehran to stick to the pact or face consequences. European countries have been trying to persuade Tehran to stick to the deal, […]

Iran now enriching uranium at 5%, claims it can go up to 60%

Iran said on Saturday that it is now enriching uranium to five percent and has a capacity for up to 60 percent, after a series of steps back from its commitments under the 2015 nuclear accord with major powers. Tehran also slammed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, saying it was his “biggest lie” that Iran […]

Iran begins building 2nd nuclear power reactor at Bushehr

Iran’s state TV reported Sunday that construction has begun on a second nuclear power reactor at its Bushehr plant amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal with world powers. Authorities began pouring concrete for the base of the reactor on Sunday in the presence of journalists in Bushehr, some 700 kilometers (440 miles) south […]

Iran Marks 40th Anniversary of Hostage Crisis with Fresh Nuclear Deal Violations

Iran on Monday held an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the 1979 hostage crisis at the U.S. Embassy and also announced fresh violations of the 2015 nuclear deal it arranged with former U.S. President Barack Obama, including plans to deploy a new uranium centrifuge that would work 50 times faster than the equipment it […]

Tillerson to make announcement on Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will “very shortly” make an announcement on Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Monday, according to Reuters.   Under U.S. law, the State Department must notify Congress every 90 days of Iran’s compliance with the 2015 deal. Monday is the deadline, and […]