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Main sticking points in Iran nuclear talks

Main sticking points in Iran nuclear talks

Vienna: The broad outlines of an unprecedented deal between Iran and global powers to put a nuclear bomb out of Tehran’s reach are known. But the devil is in the details. Here are some of the thorniest sticking points which […]


Deadline in doubt in tense Iran nuclear talks

Deadline in doubt in tense Iran nuclear talks

Iran and the US admitted during tense talks Sunday they are highly likely to miss a looming deadline to nail down a historic nuclear deal as they struggled to overcome major differences. Officials in Vienna said however that Tuesday’s target […]


Iran leader restates red lines on nuclear deal

Iran Nuclear Plant

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei restated his red lines for a nuclear deal with world powers in a sudden intervention Tuesday after discord surfaced between his government and lawmakers. Khamenei, who will have the last word for Iran in […]


France to study building nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia

France to study building nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia

Paris: France said Wednesday it would look into building two nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia as part of a multi-billion-euro package of deals, days before the deadline of nuclear talks with the kingdom’s rival, Iran. A feasibility study will be […]


Russia cites ‘threats’ as nuclear arsenal boosted

Russia cites ‘threats’ as nuclear arsenal boosted

Moscow: President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that Russia must defend itself if threatened, as the US warned against a return to a “Cold War status” after Moscow announced plans to boost its nuclear arsenal. The declaration from the Kremlin strongman […]


Computer worm enabled spying on Iran talks: researchers

Computer worm enabled spying on Iran talks: researchers

A computer worm designed to gather foreign intelligence and widely linked to Israel was used to spy on negotiations with Iran on curtailing its nuclear program, security researchers said Wednesday. A report by the Russian-based security firm Kaspersky Lab said […]


Tricky drafting of Iran nuclear deal begins

Tricky drafting of Iran nuclear deal begins

Iran and major powers on Wednesday began the difficult process of finalizing by June 30 a historic deal putting an Iranian nuclear bomb out of reach, three weeks after agreeing the main outlines. Following a negotiating marathon in Switzerland, Iran […]


Sanctions must go on ‘same day’ nuclear deal implemented: Rouhani

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. “We will not sign any agreements unless on the first day of the […]


Netanyahu wants Iran deal to cover missile capacity

Netanyahu wants Iran deal to cover missile capacity

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kept up his offensive against the framework nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday, saying it fails to address Tehran’s long-range missile arsenal. “Why doesn’t the framework address Iran’s intercontinental ballistic missile program whose sole purpose […]


Nuclear sanctions on Iran to be lifted if it meets deal

Nuclear sanctions on Iran to be lifted if it meets deal

A raft of biting global sanctions imposed on Iran for its suspect nuclear activities will be lifted over time, if the Islamic republic sticks to the terms of a final deal with global powers. Under a framework struck Thursday, the […]


 
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