nuclear deal

Khamenei: Iran to keep rolling back its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal

Iran announced last week that it had enriched uranium past the 3.67 per cent limit set by the nuclear deal, and it has also surpassed the 300-kilogram cap on enriched uranium reserves.

published on : 16th July 2019

Concern grows over UAE-based oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Oil tankers have previously been targeted as the Persian Gulf region took center stage in a crisis over Iran's unravelling nuclear deal with world powers.

published on : 16th July 2019

Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says talks on ballistic missiles possible 

Iran, for long,  has maintained its ballistic missile program, under the control of its Revolutionary Guard, is for defensive purposes only. 

published on : 16th July 2019

United Nations concerned over restrictive US visa for Iran's foreign minister Javad Zarif

"The Secretariat is aware of the restrictive travel measures recently imposed by the host country on personnel of the permanent mission of Iran to the UN," said Farhan Haq.

published on : 16th July 2019

EU holds Iran nuclear crisis talks as Tehran issues fresh threats

The European Union is desperately trying to prevent the deal unravelling completely, seeing it as the best way to stop Tehran acquiring atomic weapons.

published on : 16th July 2019

Iran says ready to negotiate if US lifts sanctions

Hassan Rouhani's official website on Sunday quoted him as saying, "The moment you stop sanctions and bullying, we are ready to negotiate."

published on : 15th July 2019

UK says seized Iranian oil tanker could be released

The comments by Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt late Saturday could help de-escalate tensions that have spiked in recent days.

published on : 15th July 2019

Donald Trump scrapped Iran nuclear deal to spite Obama: New memo leak claims

According to the Mail newspaper on Sunday, the memo was written after the then Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson appealed to the US in 2018 to stick with the nuclear deal, the BBC reported.

published on : 14th July 2019

Donald Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu spoke about Iran's 'malign' acts

Trump and Netanyahu spoke on the telephone on Wednesday, with the US president warning on Twitter of forthcoming "substantially" increased sanctions against Tehran.

published on : 11th July 2019

Europe urges Iran to stick to troubled nuclear deal

The European parties to the deal along with the EU's diplomatic chief on Tuesday called on Tehran to reverse breaches of the agreement.

published on : 10th July 2019

Iran says Europe has 60 days to save nuclear deal

Iran is still open to negotiations with its European partners and expressed the hope they would 'take steps' toward implementing their commitments.

published on : 8th July 2019

UK says Iran must 'stop and reverse' plan to breach nuclear deal

Iran made the threat to breach the pact by starting uranium enrichment above the agreed limit unless a solution with the global signatories can be found in the next two months.

published on : 7th July 2019

Donald Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' after breach of nuclear deal 

US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo said that as long as Iran continues to reject diplomacy and expand its nuclear programme, the economic pressure and diplomatic isolation will intensify. 

published on : 2nd July 2019

Iran breaks uranium stockpile limit set under 2015 nuclear deal

The deal limited Iran to 300 kilograms of uranium enriched up to 3.67 per cent.

published on : 1st July 2019

US deploys F-22 stealth fighters to Qatar amid Iran tensions

Tehran and Washington have been locked in an escalating standoff since US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdrew from a multi-party 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and reimposed sanctions.

published on : 29th June 2019
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