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Diplomats reconvene in Vienna for Iran nuclear deal talks
Western European participants have warned that time is running out for a successful conclusion to the talks.
Iran launches rocket into space, state TV says
The reports did not say when the launch was conducted nor what devices the carrier brought with it.
Ending sanctions main focus for Iran as nuclear talks resume in Vienna
The talks are about reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which was scrapped by former US President Donald Trump.
UN atomic watchdog: Iran further raising nuclear stockpile
The United Nations' atomic watchdog says it believes that Iran has further increased its stockpile of highly enriched uranium in breach of a 2015 accord with world powers.
Talks to revive Iran nuclear deal to resume in Vienna
The 2015 agreement saw Iran agree to restrict its enrichment of uranium in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.
Germany, France, UK and US share 'concern' over Iran nuclear activity
The leaders of Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the United States shared their "grave and growing concern" over Iran's nuclear programme on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Rome.
Iran deal sparks hopes of wider nuclear talks with the US
The agreement in 2015 saw world powers promise to end international sanctions in return for Tehran ending some of its nuclear work. But the US, while under President Donald Trump, decided to pull out of the deal in 2018,
Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes emergency shutdown
An official from the state electric company Tavanir said the Bushehr plant shutdown began on Saturday and would last "for three to four days.” Without elaborating, he said that power outages could result.
Iran says inspectors may no longer get nuclear sites images
The comments by Iran’s parliament speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, aired by state TV, further underscored the narrowing window for the U.S. and others to reach terms with Iran.
Iran cautiously optimistic about nuclear deal talks in Vienna
The talks in Austria's capital are aimed at bringing the United States back into the world powers' 2015 deal with Tehran on its nuclear programme.
Iran names nuclear facility sabotage suspect
A state TV broadcast has claimed the suspect is Iranian-born and fled the country hours before the explosion at Natanz
Iran 'begins enriching uranium to 60% purity' - its highest ever level
Iran appears to have followed through on its vow to increase enrichment after a bomb attack on its nuclear facility in Natanz.
Remaining Iran nuclear deal countries meet in effort to bring back US
Officials from Iran and five other world powers who remain part of the Iran Nuclear Deal are to meet on Tuesday, amid efforts to bring the US back to the accord.
France urges Iran to avoid nuclear escalation ahead of talks
Washington and Tehran said they would take part in indirect talks in Vienna next week, nearly three years after President Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran begins restricting international inspections of nuclear plants
State TV reported the country had officially begun restrictions on nuclear inspections, in what is seen as a bid to pressure the west into lifting sanctions and restore the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran agrees to maintain nuclear surveillance temporarily
Iran’s parliament in December approved a bill that would suspend part of UN inspections of its nuclear facilities if European signatories do not provide relief from oil and banking sanctions by Tuesday, February 23.
Iran says it has started enriching uranium up to 20%
It comes amid escalating tensions with the US and marks the Middle Eastern country's largest breach of the 2015 nuclear deal it struck with several other countries.
Iran tells UN inspectors it plans to enrich uranium to 20%
This would push the country's programme a technical step away from weapons-grade levels as it increases pressure on the West over its tattered atomic deal.
Iran's president opposes bill that would boost uranium enrichment
The bill would suspend U.N. inspections and require the government to resume enriching uranium to 20% if European nations fail to provide relief from crippling U.S. sanctions on the country's oil and banking sectors.
Iran lays to rest nuclear scientist and vows to carry his forward work
Ali Shamkhani, a top Iranian security official, used the funeral to accuse Israel of using “electronic devices” to kill the nuclear scientist.
Iran vows to retaliate over top nuclear scientist's killing
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says there are 'serious indications of [an] Israeli role' in the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was shot dead on Friday
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The spread of COVID-19 has caused governments worldwide to mobilise in the face of this emergency. Countries have implemented emergency measures to protect their citizens and shown solidarity by providing supplies where appropriate. One nation is an obvious outlier to this sentiment - Iran.
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“My expectation is that they will stay for as long as Iran has nuclear activity. Independently of this agreement. There is much more in terms of nuclear activities and inspection activity than this agreement," says International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General, Rafael Mariano Grossi.
Iran injects uranium gas into centrifuges — why is this important?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that uranium gas will be injected into centrifuges at the Fordow plant later today — but why is this significant, and what comes next?
Iran scales back nuclear deal commitments as US imposes sanctions
Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's Nuclear Energy Organisation, said they were launching 30 advanced centrifuges.
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Iran Nuclear Deal: 'All sides need to re-commit'
Iran on Monday rejected a claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that Tehran had been developing nuclear weapons at a secret site and said Netanyahu was seeking a pretext for war