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IAEA, Iran Nuclear Talks Fail in Vienna

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 1:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Representatives from the U.N.’s nuclear watchdog agency and Iran hit an impasse Friday in talks attempting to resolve possible access to a military site that is key to Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The International Atomic Energy Agency’s chief inspector, Herman Nackaerts, told journalists in Vienna Friday the talks were “disappointing” and provided “no progress.” He […]

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IAEA, Iran Start New Talks on Nuclear Access

Posted June 8th, 2012 at 5:40 am (UTC-5)
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The United Nations nuclear watchdog has begun a new round of talks with Iran in an effort to negotiate a deal allowing the agency to resume an investigation into suspected nuclear weapons research in the Islamic state. Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency met with agency officials Friday in Vienna. The IAEA wants […]

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UN Nuclear Watchdog Wants ‘Early Access’ to Iran Military Site

Posted June 4th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The head of the United Nations’ nuclear monitoring agency has urged Iran to allow international monitors “early access” to a military site at the center of a long-stalled probe into Tehran’s controversial nuclear program. The comments of IAEA chief Yukiya Amano come after satellite images made public in recent days indicate Iran has been demolishing […]

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Khamenei: Sanctions Deepen Hatred of West

Posted June 3rd, 2012 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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Iran’s supreme leader says Western sanctions will not impede Tehran’s progress, but will instead deepen hatred of the West in the hearts of the Iranian people. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made his remarks Sunday at a ceremony to mark the 23rd anniversary of the death of the founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The […]

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Obama Knew of Cyber Attacks on Iran – N.Y. Times

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A prominent U.S. newspaper says U.S. President Barack Obama has been orchestrating secret, sophisticated cyber attacks on Iran’s main nuclear facility. The New York Times cited anonymous sources close to the program who said the order – given just after Mr. Obama took office – triggered a major expansion of America’s cyberweapons program. The Times […]

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Obama Knew of Cyber Attacks on Iran – N.Y. Times

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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A prominent U.S. newspaper says U.S. President Barack Obama has been orchestrating secret, sophisticated cyber attacks on Iran’s main nuclear facility. The New York Times cited anonymous sources close to the program who said the order – given just after Mr. Obama took office – a major expansion of America’s cyberweapons program. The Times reported […]

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Report: Obama Ordered Cyber Attacks on Iran’s Nuclear Facilities

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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A prominent U.S. newspaper is reporting that U.S. President Barack Obama — in his first months in office — secretly ordered sophisticated attacks on the computer systems that run Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facilities. The New York Times cited anonymous sources close to the program who called the order a major expansion of America’s first […]

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Images Show Alleged ‘Sanitization’ at Iran Nuclear Site

Posted May 31st, 2012 at 2:50 pm (UTC-5)
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Satellite images obtained by a U.S. research organization suggest Iran may be trying to wipe traces of nuclear weapon testing from a key military site. The Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) said the images, published on its website Thursday, show evidence “two small buildings at the same site as the suspected testing […]

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UN Agency to Issue Major Warning on Flame Virus

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 8:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A United Nations agency that aids member states in securing their national infrastructures is set to issue its most serious warning to date about the risk posed by the “Flame” computer virus, recently discovered in Iran and other Middle Eastern countries. Marco Obiso, cyber security coordinator for the U.N. International Telecommunications Union, said Tuesday the […]

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Iran Says It Can Destroy Sophisticated Data-Stealing Virus

Posted May 29th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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The Iranian government said Tuesday it has produced an antivirus program capable of fighting what computer experts are calling “the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed.” The data-stealing virus has been infecting computers in Iran and other parts of the Middle East. Iran’s Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center said Tuesday the antivirus tool can […]

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