Who says Iran is impervious to pressure?

Commentary / World Sep 1, 2020

Who says Iran is impervious to pressure?

by Bobby Ghosh

Critics of the Trump administration’s sanctions campaign against Iran have long argued that the Islamic Republic is impervious to pressure. This claim never had a strong foundation: After all, extreme duress — prolonged diplomatic isolation, coupled with crippling economic sanctions — forced Tehran’s theocrats ...

Iran's heavy water stock exceeds authorized limit: IAEA

World Nov 19, 2019

Iran's heavy water stock exceeds authorized limit: IAEA

The U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Monday that Iran's stock of heavy water for reactors has surpassed the limit set under its agreement with world powers. The International Atomic Energy Agency said in a statement that Iran's heavy water production plant was in operation and that ...

'Uranium particles' detected at undeclared site in Iran, IAEA says

World Nov 12, 2019

'Uranium particles' detected at undeclared site in Iran, IAEA says

The United Nations' nuclear watchdog said it had detected uranium particles at an undeclared site in Iran in its latest report on the country's nuclear program issued on Monday. The report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), seen by AFP, says: "The agency detected ...

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says

World Jun 11, 2019

Iran has accelerated enrichment of uranium, IAEA says

Iran has followed through on a threat to accelerate its production of enriched uranium, the head of the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Monday, departing from his usual guarded language to say he was worried about increasing tension. The assessment comes at a time of ...