Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of new generation Iranian centrifugals are seen on display during Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran April 10, 2021. Iranian Presidency Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it are stalled Iran had made … Read more

US tightens sanctions on Iran, targets Chinese, Emirati firms over oil

US tightens sanctions on Iran, targets Chinese, Emirati firms over oil

WASHINGTON, July 6 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a network of Chinese, Emirati and other companies that it accused of helping to deliver and sell Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products to East Asia, pressing Tehran as it seeks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The US Treasury Department said … Read more

IAEA warns of ‘fatal blow’ to nuclear deal as Iran removes its cameras

IAEA warns of 'fatal blow' to nuclear deal as Iran removes its cameras

Tehran had warned of retaliation at IAEA board resolution Iran now removing IAEA cameras installed under 2015 deal IAEA chief Grossi sees 3-4 week window of opportunity If that window is not seized, 2015 deal is dead, he says VIENNA, June 9 (Reuters) – Iran on Thursday dealt a near-fatal blow to chances of reviving … Read more

South Korea, US showcase air power during US official’s Seoul visit

South Korea, US showcase air power during US official's Seoul visit

SEOUL, June 7 (Reuters) – South Korea and the United States staged a joint air power demonstration on Tuesday during a visit by US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman, who said there would be a strong and clear response if North Korea were to conduct a nuclear test. The demonstration, which involved 20 warplanes … Read more

UN nuclear watchdog urged to reject Iran, a US, European draft shows

UN nuclear watchdog urged to reject Iran, a US, European draft shows

The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register IAEA reported scant progress with Iran on uranium traces Report came after three-month process to revive dialogue … Read more

North Korea reports more deaths, says taking ‘swift measures’ against COVID outbreak

North Korea reports more deaths, says taking 'swift measures' against COVID outbreak

SEOUL, May 15 (Reuters) – North Korea said on Sunday a total of 42 people had died as the country began its fourth day under a nationwide lockdown aimed at stopping the impoverished country’s first confirmed COVID-19 outbreak. North Korea’s admission on Thursday that it is battling an “explosive” COVID-19 outbreak has raised concerns that … Read more