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Iranian nuclear talks at difficult moment: US


August 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) The US has denied that the nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers have failed, saying that they are rather at a difficult moment, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Iranian leader threatens to increase uranium enrichment


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and the West keep on pressurising Tehran with sanctions, Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi ... Read more...

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Iran not to pursue n-bomb production


May 31st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 31 (IANS) Affirming that Iran was not after nuclear weapons, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said enriching uranium to 20 percent was his country's right.Ahmadinejad said related countries should ... Read more...

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EU accepts Iran talks offer


March 6th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has accepted Tehran's offer to resume negotiations with the Iran Six amid growing international concerns over the ... Read more...

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Iran denies Greece 500,000 barrels of oil


February 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has refused to supply 500,000 barrels of oil to Greece in response to the European Union's sanctions against the Islamic Republic, the Iranian news ... Read more...

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Iran is enriching uranium at secret site, says UN


February 25th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) The UN nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has said Iran must address "serious concerns" about "possible military dimensions" to its nuclear programme after significantly ... Read more...

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Iran unveils latest nuclear achievements (Second Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) At a ceremony to unveil the country's latest nuclear achievements, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad -- clad in a white lab coat -- Wednesday fed home-made nuclear ... Read more...

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Iran to install fuel rods in n-reactor Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will insert its first domestically-produced nuclear fuel rods into a research reactor in Tehran Wednesday, a top Iranian official said Tuesday."Because western countries were ... Read more...

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Iran can produce four atom bombs: Israel


February 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has four tonnes of 20 percent enriched uranium, sufficient to prepare four crude nuclear bombs in a year, said Israeli Military's intelligence head ... Read more...

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Iran optimistic about IAEA visit


January 30th, 2012 - 8:01 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, Jan 30 (IANS) Tehran is optimistic about the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)'s visit to the country and the country is ready to reply to any concerns raised ... Read more...

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‘EU sanctions on Iran may push oil prices to $150′


January 30th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union (EU) embargo on oil imports from Iran may push world oil prices to $150 per barrel, the head of Iran's state oil ... Read more...

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US condemns Iran’s decision to start uranium enrichment


January 11th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has condemned the Iranian government's decision to begin uranium enrichment operations at a facility in the country's north.The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) ... Read more...

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Iran starts enriching uranium to 20 percent


January 10th, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow/Washington, Jan 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran has started enriching uranium to the 20-percent level, which can easily be turned into fissile ... Read more...

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Iran starts uranium enrichment at new n-plant


January 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran has begun enriching uranium at its new nuclear plant near the Qom city, Xinhua reported Sunday.The Fordo enrichment facility will start operating soon, the Kayhan ... Read more...

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Iran on brink of building nuclear weapon: IAEA


September 7th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 7 (ANI): The United Nations' nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has warned that Iran has passed a crucial nuclear threshold and could now go on to arm ... Read more...

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‘Iran has 25 kg of 20 percent enriched uranium’


August 27th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 27 (DPA) Iran has produced 25 kg of uranium enriched to 20 percent for its medical reactor in Tehran, the head of the country's atomic energy organisation said Friday. ISNA news ... Read more...

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Iran nuclear threat not imminent, says US


August 20th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US has told Israel that Iran is not a direct nuclear threat in near future, citing evidence of continuing troubles inside Tehran's atomic programme. According to American ... Read more...

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Iran to build one more n-plant


August 16th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 16 (IANS) Iran will build a nuclear enrichment plant in 2011, Iranian state-run Press TV reported Monday. Studies to find sites to set up 10 other plants have concluded, head of ... Read more...

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West’s call for nuclear talks a ruse: Larijani


July 4th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the West's call to resume negotiations with Tehran on its nuclear programme is a ruse. "The Western countries, and particularly the US, ... Read more...

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Iran could have nuclear weapons in two years: CIA


June 28th, 2010 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 28 (DPA) Leon Panetta, director of the CIA, said Sunday that Iran could have nuclear weapons within two years. International nuclear experts believe Iran has enough low-enriched uranium for two weapons, ... Read more...

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Iranian speaker backs 20 percent uranium enrichment


June 17th, 2010 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 17 (IANS) Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani Wednesday urged the government to start enriching uranium to 20 percent, the state-run Press TV reported. The remarks came as EU member-states Monday agreed ... Read more...

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Iran vows to keep enriching uranium, defying new UN curbs


June 10th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (DPA) A senior Iranian diplomat said Wednesday his country would continue its controversial uranium enrichment process, defying new UN Security Council measures aimed at halting Iran's nuclear programme. "The enrichment ... Read more...

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UN Security Council meets on Iran’s nuclear issues


June 8th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 (DPA) The UN Security Council held a closed-door meeting to discuss a revised draft resolution that its author, the US, designed to impose additional sanctions on Iran for ... Read more...

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US to review Iran-Turkey nuclear swap deal


May 25th, 2010 - 3:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (DPA) The United States will review Iran's proposal to ship enriched uranium to Turkey and plans to consult with France and Russia on the next steps, the US State ... Read more...

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President Obama reiterates international concerns over Iran’s nuclear program in call with Turkish PM Erdogan


May 20th, 2010 - 6:26 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Wednesday stressed that the international community continues to have concerns about Iran's nuclear program in a phone call with Turkish Prime Minister Recep ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad tops UN speakers’ list; US won’t meet him


May 1st, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New York, May 1 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will hold the top position of speakers when the UN opens nuclear non-proliferation talks Monday. But the US said Friday it definitely won't ... Read more...

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Iran to begin work on new nuclear plant


April 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 20 (IANS) The Iranian government has given its nod to the setting up of a new nuclear plant by the end of this year, a senior official said. "The president has ... Read more...

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Iran sanctions issue practical: Russia


April 8th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The issue of the imposition of sanctions against Iran has become "practical", Russian foreign ministry spokesman Andrei Nesterenko said Thursday. "According to IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency) information, ... Read more...

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Russia ready for selective sanctions against Iran


April 1st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 1 (DPA) Russia is ready to join in international sanctions to prod Iran to come clean on its nuclear ambitions, a foreign ministry official said Thursday. "Such measures need to be ... Read more...

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US to push for more UN sanctions on Iran: Obama adviser


February 15th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (DPA) The US is pushing for more sanctions in the UN Security Council against Iran for its continued pursuit of a nuclear programme, President Barack Obama's national security ... Read more...

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Iran succeeds in enriching uranium 20 percent: Ahmadinejad (Lead)


February 12th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Tehran/Vienna, Feb 11 (DPA) Iran has succeeded in producing its first batch of uranium enriched to 20 percent, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday. "I herewith tell you that we have succeeded in producing ... Read more...

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Iran has enriched uranium: Ahmadinejad


February 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (DPA) Iran has succeeded in producing its first batch of uranium enriched to 20 percent, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Thursday. "I herewith tell you that we have succeeded in producing ... Read more...

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Sanctions against Iran being readied: Obama


February 10th, 2010 - 4:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (DPA) The push for another round of international sanctions against Iran over its nuclear activities is moving "fairly quickly" and could be ready in the coming weeks, US ... Read more...

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Iran to build 10 nuke enrichment sites within one year


February 8th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 8 (DPA) Iran claimed that it would build 10 new enrichment sites within one year, the state media reported Monday. The head of the Iranian Atomic Organisation, Ali-Akbar Salehi, said the ... Read more...

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Iran must give guarantees on nuclear programme: say EU, US


February 6th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 6 (DPA) Iran must prove to the rest of the world that its nuclear programme is purely for peaceful purposes, even if it agrees to a nuclear-fuel swap, top European ... Read more...

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