Iran nuclear programme

US slaps sanctions on 12 entities in connection with Iran nuclear programme

The sanctions were announced after Tehran announced earlier this month it will increase its levels of enriched uranium that can be used for bomb fuel.

Jul 19, 2019, 07:09 AM IST

Donald Trump warns Iran of 'severe consequences' if it resumes nuclear programme

I would advise Iran not to start their nuclear program, Trump said in his warning to Tehran.

May 10, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

Netanyahu warns of nuclear arms race in Middle East

Israeli PM has warned that failure to limit Iran's nuclear programme will have serious consequences. 

Mar 11, 2018, 22:54 PM IST

Iran backs India's UNSC bid, says 'we stand together' in fighting terrorism

Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Friday called for giving veto rights to India, which, he described as a peace-loving country of over one billion people.

Feb 17, 2018, 18:40 PM IST

Iran deal compliance so far 'strong': US envoy

Washington's UN ambassador Samantha Power said today that compliance with the Iran nuclear deal was so far "strong", but warned Tehran was still helping fuel conflict and remained a threat.

Feb 16, 2016, 03:06 AM IST

Iran says new US sanctions illegitimate, points to Washington's arms sales

Iran said on Monday new U.S. sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic`s ballistic missile programme were illegitimate because of Washington`s arms sales in the Middle East.

Jan 18, 2016, 13:07 PM IST

Iran leader endorses nuclear deal despite 'ambiguities'

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday endorsed the country's nuclear deal with world powers but said "ambiguities" in the agreement must be guarded against.

Oct 21, 2015, 20:00 PM IST

Iran arms embargo to remain for 5 years: Russian FM

The international arms embargo against Iran will remain for five years under the deal on Tehran`s nuclear programme, but deliveries would be possible with special permission of the UN Security Council, Russia`s foreign minister said Tuesday. 

Jul 14, 2015, 16:03 PM IST

US ''absolute embodiment'' of arrogance, says Khamenei

Though the crucial negotiations over Tehran`s nuclear programme are in the last lap, a top Iranian leader on Sunday said the US is "absolute embodiment" of arrogance and urged the nation to be prepared for a contiuning struggle.

Jul 12, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Iran talks miss new deadline, set to go to end of week

Global powers seeking to hammer home a deal to curtail Iran`s suspect nuclear programme missed another deadline Tuesday, with all sides vowing to now keep working until the end of the week.

Jul 07, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

Last few 'tough' nuclear issues in ministers hands: Iran

Only "a few" remaining hurdles need to be cleared to reach an unprecedented deal with Iran curtailing its nuclear programme, an Iranian official said on Monday.

Jul 06, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

US says Iran nuclear deal deadline may `slip`

High-stakes talks to nail down a historic deal with Iran to curtail its nuclear programme may "slip" past a June 30 deadline, a top US official admitted Thursday ahead of crunch weekend negotiations in Vienna.

Jun 26, 2015, 06:14 AM IST

Kerry cautiously hopeful before Iran nuclear talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he was hopeful about nuclear negotiations with Iran but that he did not wish to convey optimism ahead of a June 30 deadline for a deal.

Jun 26, 2015, 00:23 AM IST

Israel links ratifying nuclear test ban to Iran ties

Israel wants Iranian recognition before it ratifies an international ban on nuclear bomb tests, an Israeli official said on Wednesday, in a rare public discussion of terms for upgrading from signatory status.  

Jun 25, 2015, 02:10 AM IST

No military solution to Iran's nuclear programme: Obama

 US President Barack Obama has told skeptical Israelis that a deal between Iran and world powers is the only way to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, and that "a military solution will not fix

Jun 02, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

US threatens not to sign N-deal with Iran

 Washington has threatened "not to sign" a final nuclear agreement with Tehran unless the Iranian government gives access to its possible military dimension-related sites and nuclear scientists.

May 21, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

Iran nuclear talks resume as Tehran expresses hope over deal

Iranian nuclear negotiator Abbas Araghchi said on Tuesday he was "very hopeful" that an accord on Tehran`s nuclear programme could be reached with world powers ahead of the June 30 deadline.

May 12, 2015, 15:03 PM IST

Diplomatic push for final Iran nuclear deal in Vienna

 US Under Secretary Wendy Sherman and Tehran`s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi will resume talks about curbing Iran`s nuclear programme later on Thursday, Iranian media said.

Apr 23, 2015, 16:27 PM IST

UN nuclear watchdog says had "constructive" talks with Iran

The UN`s nuclear watchdog said it had a "constructive exchange" with Iran on two issues related to Tehran`s nuclear programme which the agency has tried to clarify but which Iran has been stonewalling since August.

Apr 16, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Sanctions must go on `same day` nuclear deal implemented: Rouhani

Iran wants international sanctions lifted on the day of the implementation of an agreement with world powers on its nuclear programme, President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday.

Apr 09, 2015, 13:47 PM IST