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#Nuclear Programme

# nuclear-programme - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Talks on Iran's nuclear programme could drag on for another year

Nov 23rd 2014, 10:08 AM 3,807 Views 27 Comments

Tomorrow is the deadline to reach agreement.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

David Cameron calls Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
# Hello
# Hello

David Cameron calls Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Nov 19th 2013, 8:35 PM 5,663 Views 22 Comments

It was the first time in over a ten years that a British PM has called his counterpart in Tehran.

# nuclear-programme - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Timeline: Iran's controversial nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Timeline: Iran's controversial nuclear programme

Feb 27th 2013, 6:45 AM 2,787 Views 59 Comments

Yesterday Iran and six world powers met for talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

World powers begin talks with Iran over nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

World powers begin talks with Iran over nuclear programme

Feb 26th 2013, 1:30 PM 2,925 Views 63 Comments

Iran has said that it’s their right to enrich uranium, but experts fear that it could be turned into a nuclear warhead in a matter of months.

# nuclear-programme - Sunday 21 October, 2012

US denies agreement to meet Iran, but says it is prepared to do so
# Iran
# Iran

US denies agreement to meet Iran, but says it is prepared to do so

Oct 21st 2012, 9:48 AM 2,284 Views 30 Comments

The New York Times reported that the US had agreed one-on-one talks with Iran after the November presidential election but the White House has denied this.

# nuclear-programme - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Video: Israeli PM uses 'bomb' diagram to warn of Iran nuclear threat
# Israel
# Israel

Video: Israeli PM uses 'bomb' diagram to warn of Iran nuclear threat

Sep 27th 2012, 7:37 PM 9,116 Views 310 Comments

Benjamin Netanyahu used a white card with a cartoon-style bomb on it to illustrate the threat he says is posed by Iran’s uranium enrichment programme.

# nuclear-programme - Monday 2 July, 2012

Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iran prepares for 'war games' as sanctions take effect

Jul 2nd 2012, 11:19 AM 2,614 Views 25 Comments

Three-day drill starts days after EU and US imposed new sanctions.

# nuclear-programme - Thursday 24 May, 2012

Iran nuclear talks continue despite fears of impasse
# Nukes
# Nukes

Iran nuclear talks continue despite fears of impasse

May 24th 2012, 8:18 AM 645 Views 3 Comments

Representatives of six world powers are holding talks with Iran in Baghdad over Iran’s nuclear fuel production.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

UN nuclear chief says deal with Iran reached on probe
# Nuclear
# Nuclear

UN nuclear chief says deal with Iran reached on probe

May 22nd 2012, 12:27 PM 751 Views 2 Comments

A deal has been reached with Iran that will allow the UN nuclear agency to restart a long-stalled probe into suspicions that Tehran has secretly worked on developing nuclear arms.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex
# Iran
# Iran

Iran to grant UN nuclear inspectors access to military complex

Mar 6th 2012, 1:32 PM 1,283 Views 31 Comments

IAEA inspectors had previously been banned from examining the facility they suspect is carrying out secret atomic work.

# nuclear-programme - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

Iran threatens pre-emptive strike against 'enemies'
# Iran
# Iran

Iran threatens pre-emptive strike against 'enemies'

Feb 22nd 2012, 1:32 PM 3,827 Views 74 Comments

The warning comes amid speculation in some quarters that the US or Israel could launch military action against the Middle Eastern power.

# nuclear-programme - Monday 20 February, 2012

Iran says it may extend oil cut to more EU countries
# Iran
# Iran

Iran says it may extend oil cut to more EU countries

Feb 20th 2012, 2:13 PM 1,687 Views 18 Comments

Iran halted oil shipments to Britain and France yesterday, in an apparent pre-emptive blow against the EU after it imposed sanctions on Iran’s crucial fuel exports.

# nuclear-programme - Saturday 18 February, 2012

Diplomats reveal: Iran 'poised for major nuclear expansion'
# Iran
# Iran

Diplomats reveal: Iran 'poised for major nuclear expansion'

Feb 18th 2012, 6:51 PM 3,552 Views 148 Comments

Anonymous diplomats have told the Associated Press that Iran has readied an underground site for thousands of centrifuges.

EU, US cautiously optimistic on Iran's offer for nuclear talks
# Iran
# Iran

EU, US cautiously optimistic on Iran's offer for nuclear talks

Feb 18th 2012, 10:42 AM 1,309 Views 11 Comments

The EU is “optimistic but cautious” over a letter from Iran that indicates it is willing to return to nuclear talks without preconditions.

# nuclear-programme - Friday 17 February, 2012

Govt backs sanctions against Iran on nuclear issues, but not Israel
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Govt backs sanctions against Iran on nuclear issues, but not Israel

Feb 17th 2012, 7:00 AM 2,035 Views 42 Comments

Speaking in the Dáil this week, Eamon Gilmore ruled out Irish support of military action against Iran.

# nuclear-programme - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Iran announces advancement of nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Iran announces advancement of nuclear programme

Feb 15th 2012, 5:06 PM 3,156 Views 72 Comments

The reports come as Iranian media says Tehran has warned several EU countries that it will stop their oil supply ahead of the EU ban taking effect.

# nuclear-programme - Friday 27 January, 2012

Iran to renew talks over nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

Iran to renew talks over nuclear programme

Jan 27th 2012, 3:02 PM 1,214 Views 37 Comments

Iran and UN nuclear inspectors are due to start discussions regarding the country’s controversial nuclear programme this weekend.

# nuclear-programme - Monday 23 January, 2012

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran
# Iran
# Iran

UN nuclear watchdog to visit Iran

Jan 23rd 2012, 2:44 PM 992 Views 3 Comments

The IAEA says it is heading to Iran next week to clear up “outstanding substantive issues” with Tehran over its nuclear programme.

# nuclear-programme - Monday 16 January, 2012

'Arrests made' over magnet-bomb assassination
# Iran
# Iran

'Arrests made' over magnet-bomb assassination

Jan 16th 2012, 3:36 PM 2,039 Views 14 Comments

An Iranian official has said that several people are being held over the killing of a scientist last week.

# nuclear-programme - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

North Korea keeps door open for food-nuke deal with US
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea keeps door open for food-nuke deal with US

Jan 11th 2012, 7:43 PM 3,404 Views 9 Comments

North Korea has today signalled that it remains open to suspending uranium enrichment in exchange for US food aid.

Iranian nuclear facility official killed in 'magnetic bomb' attack
# Iran
# Iran

Iranian nuclear facility official killed in 'magnetic bomb' attack

Jan 11th 2012, 8:15 AM 2,927 Views 30 Comments

Killing bears strong similarities to earlier attacks on nuclear scientists in Iran.

# nuclear-programme - Thursday 5 January, 2012

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute
# Oil
# Oil

EU gears up for Iranian oil ban over nuclear dispute

Jan 5th 2012, 9:17 AM 1,226 Views 12 Comments

The move will build pressure on Iran, which is already facing a currency crisis and a tense naval standoff with the US.

# nuclear-programme - Friday 16 December, 2011

Russian customs seize Iran-bound radioactive metal
# Iran
# Iran

Russian customs seize Iran-bound radioactive metal

Dec 16th 2011, 4:01 PM 1,805 Views 7 Comments

Luggage destined for Iran that was seized at Moscow airport contained 18 pieces of highly radioactive metal – however it is not clear whether they could be used in Iran’s controversial nuclear programme.

# nuclear-programme - Thursday 1 December, 2011

European powers pressure Iran following embassy attack
# Iran
# Iran

European powers pressure Iran following embassy attack

Dec 1st 2011, 8:40 AM 936 Views 5 Comments

France, Germany and the Netherlands have all recalled their ambassadors to Iran, while Italy and Norway are taking precautions. EU foreign ministers are to meet in Brussels today to discuss Iran and its disputed nuclear programme.

# nuclear-programme - Wednesday 30 November, 2011

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy
# Iran
# Iran

UK withdraws diplomatic staff attack on Tehran embassy

Nov 30th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,144 Views 16 Comments

British diplomatic staff in Iran have been withdrawn following an attack on its embassy in Tehran yesterday – during which protesters shouting “Death to England” smashed windows, burned British flags and set a car alight.

# nuclear-programme - Monday 13 June, 2011

Berlusconi admits Italian referendum on nuclear power may not go his way
# Nuclear Power
# Nuclear Power

Berlusconi admits Italian referendum on nuclear power may not go his way

Jun 13th 2011, 2:58 PM 142 Views 1 Comment

The Italian leader has conceded that the government will “probably” be dropping its plans for nuclear energy after the referendum.

# nuclear-programme - Thursday 26 May, 2011

Sellafield to undergo EU stress tests
# Nuclear Stress Tests
# Nuclear Stress Tests

Sellafield to undergo EU stress tests

May 26th 2011, 9:20 AM 821 Views 0 Comments

Would stress testing reassure you about the safety of Sellafield?

# nuclear-programme - Monday 23 May, 2011

EU tightens sanctions on Iran over nuclear programme
# Iran
# Iran

EU tightens sanctions on Iran over nuclear programme

May 23rd 2011, 2:25 PM 232 Views 0 Comments

The EU is to impose asset freezes and travel bans on additional Iranian officials and companies over the country’s nuclear programme – meanwhile, Iran has announced it is to impose sanctions on the US over its “human rights violations”.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

Iran invites world powers to tour nuclear sites
# Iran
# Iran

Iran invites world powers to tour nuclear sites

Jan 4th 2011, 3:37 PM 295 Views 0 Comments

Iran invites the EU and several other powers to tour the country’s contentious nuclear sites, buts snubs its greatest critic – the United States.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Iran digs mass graves for US troops
# Mass Graves
# Mass Graves

Iran digs mass graves for US troops

Aug 10th 2010, 5:40 PM 199 Views 0 Comments

Iran reacts angrily to reports of a US “contingency plan” to attack the country.

# nuclear-programme - Friday 6 August, 2010

Cameron criticised for Iran nuke gaffe
# Oops
# Oops

Cameron criticised for Iran nuke gaffe

Aug 6th 2010, 2:06 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

The British Prime Minister’s latest diplomatic blunder – accusing Iran of possessing a nuclear weapon – is criticised as “dangerous”.

# nuclear-programme - Tuesday 27 July, 2010

Iran agrees to talks after EU imposes further sanctions
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Iran agrees to talks after EU imposes further sanctions

Jul 27th 2010, 11:55 AM 131 Views 0 Comments

Iran gets hit with further sanctions from the EU on trade, transport and oil sectors.