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IAEA, Iran Fail to Reach Deal on Nuclear Inspections

Posted January 18th, 2013 at 8:00 am (UTC-5)
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The chief United Nations nuclear inspector says no deal has been reached with Iran to investigate its controversial nuclear program, but that a meeting will take place next month. International Atomic Energy Agency team leader Herman Nackaerts and his team of U.N. inspectors arrived Friday at Vienna airport following two days of “intensive discussions” in […]

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IAEA, Iran Fail to Reach Deal on Nuclear Inspections

Posted January 18th, 2013 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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The chief United Nations nuclear inspector says no deal has been reached with Iran to investigate that nation’s controversial nuclear program, but that a meeting will take place next month on the issue. International Atomic Energy Agency team leader Herman Nackaerts said Friday that two days of “intensive discussions” in Tehran failed to produce an […]

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UN Nuclear Experts in Iran for Talks

Posted January 16th, 2013 at 5:10 am (UTC-5)
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United Nations nuclear experts are in Tehran for meetings they hope will further their investigation into Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The International Atomic Energy Agency team is holding talks with Iranian officials Wednesday. They want to address what they have called “overall, credible” evidence of work by Iran on nuclear weapons research. The leader of […]

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UN Nuclear Experts to Again Visit Tehran

Posted January 15th, 2013 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations nuclear watchdog experts will visit Tehran Wednesday with hopes of furthering their investigation into Iran’s controversial nuclear program. Officials from the International Atomic Energy Agency said they hope to address what the IAEA calls “overall, credible” evidence of nuclear weapons research work. The IAEA and the West are concerned Iran is in stages […]

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Iranian Lawmakers Demand Special Probe of Blogger’s Death

Posted January 6th, 2013 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Iranian lawmakers have called for a special investigation into the death of a dissident blogger detained by the country’s cyber police last year. In a report published Sunday, Iran’s parliamentary committee on national security and foreign policy said a new investigation is needed because of signs that Sattar Beheshti died of shock and other wounds […]

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Afghan President Meets Iran’s Security Chief

Posted January 5th, 2013 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Afghan President Hamid Karzai has met in Kabul with the director of the Security Council of Iran. Saturday’s talks with Sayeed Jaleeli took place two days before Mr. Karzai leaves for Washington, where he will hold talks with U.S. President Barack Obama. During the Kabul meeting, President Karzai said Afghanistan and Iran are two brother […]

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Report: Iran Defeats New Cyber Attack

Posted December 25th, 2012 at 2:45 pm (UTC-5)
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An Iranian civil defense official says Iran has repelled a new cyber attack on computers at an industrial site in the country’s south. Ali Akbar Akhavan told the semi-official Iranian Students News Agency Tuesday that the virus had penetrated some manufacturing industries in Hormuzgan province. He says Iranian computer experts were able to halt the […]

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Progress Reported in Iran Nuclear Talks

Posted December 14th, 2012 at 5:00 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations’ chief nuclear inspector says talks between Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency are expected to lead to an agreement, next month, on how to conduct an investigation into Iran’s controversial nuclear program. Herman Nackaerts says the IAEA made progress during talks in Tehran and more meetings had been set for January […]

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New US Sanctions on Iran

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 7:20 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has imposed sanctions on five Iranian nuclear experts and seven companies for helping Iran move closer towards enriching uranium — essential for building a nuclear bomb. The new sanctions freeze the U.S. assets of those named and forbids any U.S. citizen or body from doing business with the 12. Iran has refused […]

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UN Nuclear Inspectors Visit Iran

Posted December 13th, 2012 at 4:15 am (UTC-5)
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A team of United Nations nuclear inspectors is in Tehran seeking to renew efforts to engage Iran over its controversial nuclear program. The seven-member delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency arrived Thursday for the first talks with Iran since August. Chief inspector Herman Nackaerts said the focus of the visit is to resolve outstanding […]

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