Iran claims it has removed core of reactor, key to nuke deal

Iran claims it has removed core of reactor, key to nuke deal

Nuclear technicians have finished removing the core of the Iran's only nuclear heavy water reactor as part of Tehran's obligations under its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian state television reported today.

UN watchdog decides to close nuclear weapons probe of Iran

UN watchdog decides to close nuclear weapons probe of Iran

In a symbolic victory for Iran, the International Atomic Energy Agency`s Board of Governors passed a resolution that would end its long-running inquiry but allows inspectors to continue to police the country`s nuclear programme.

Iran says IAEA nuclear bomb probe now 'closed'

Iran said on Wednesday it now considers a UN probe into allegations of past nuclear weapons research closed after a watchdog published its long-awaited report.

Iran did work 'relevant' to nuclear bomb pre-2003: UN watchdog

The IAEA has long suspected that such activities -- known as the "possibile military dimensions" (PMD) of Iran's civilian nuclear programme -- may have taken place.

Iran agrees to allow tougher inspections: UN nuke agency

The United Nations atomic agency on Sunday said Iran has agreed to allow greater monitoring of Tehran's commitment to the nuclear deal.

Iranian missile test sends 'worrying message', says France

Iran's recent test of a long-range missile sent a "worrying message" to the international community over Tehran's nuclear plans and violated UN resolution, the French foreign ministry said on Thursday.

Iran hands IAEA samples from suspect Parchin site: Official

Iran has given samples taken by its own experts from the suspect Parchin military site to UN nuclear monitors whose own scientists were not present, an Iranian official said Monday.

'Iran hands IAEA samples from suspect Parchin site'

'Iran hands IAEA samples from suspect Parchin site'

Iran has given samples taken by its own experts from the suspect Parchin military site to UN nuclear monitors whose own scientists were not present, an Iranian official said Monday.

IAEA chief visits Iran's sensitive military site

) The chief of UN`s nuclear agency visited Parchin, one of Iran`s most sensitive sites, which Western intelligence agencies have claimed might have been the location for conducting secret nuclear tests with possible military dimensions, a statement said.

IAEA chief heads to Tehran for nuclear talks

 The head of the UN nuclear watchdog will travel to Iran on Saturday for talks on Tehran`s nuclear programme with senior officials, the IAEA said in a statement.

Iran says UN nuclear chief to visit this week

The head of the UN nuclear watchdog is to visit Tehran this week as a December deadline looms for completion of a long-running investigation into its past activities, Iran`s nuclear chief said late Monday.

North Korea apparently building at nuclear site: IAEA

North Korea appears to be renovating and building facilities at its Yongbyon nuclear site, a central element of its atomic weapons programme, the UN nuclear agency`s head said on Monday.

Scientist S.A.V. Satya Murty to be the new director for IGCAR

 Distinguished scientist S.A.V. Satya Murty will take over as the next director of fast breeder research unit Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), said a statement.

Kazakhstan to host first IAEA-managed nuclear fuel bank

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and Kazakhstan signed an agreement on Thursday to locate the world`s first bank of low-enriched uranium (LEU) in the ex-Soviet nation to ensure fuel supplies for nuclear power stations and encourage nuclear non-proliferation.

IAEA asks for extra money to monitor Iran's N-plan

 The UN nuclear watchdog on Tuesday called for contributions to help with inspection of Iran`s nuclear programme after last month`s agreement between Iran and six world powers.

UN nuclear watchdog `disturbed` by Iran inspection claims

 The UN nuclear watchdog head said Thursday he was "disturbed" by inaccurate claims that inspections of Iran`s nuclear facilities will be the responsibility of the Iranians themselves.

UN nuclear chief to talk to Senate critics of Iran nuke deal

US Senators who accuse the Obama administration of making secret deals with Iran that go beyond the publicly known nuclear pact will get a chance next week to question the head of the UN agency said to be linked to the alleged clandestine documents.

UN endorses Iran deal, paves way to lift sanctions

The UN Security Council on Monday unanimously adopted a resolution that endorses the historic deal on Iran`s nuclear program and clears a path for international sanctions crippling its economy to be lifted.

What happens next in Iran nuclear deal?

What happens next in Iran nuclear deal?

 Following is a timeline for the implementation of a historic deal signed between Iran and six major powers on July 14 to curb Iran`s nuclear programme in exchange for relief from sanctions.

Iran MPs to make "constructive" study of nuclear deal: Larijani

 Iran`s conservative-dominated parliament wants Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to brief it on a nuclear deal he negotiated with world powers and will examine the agreement in a "constructive spirit", official media reported on Wednesday.