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 ...

U.S. cancels civil nuclear cooperation waiver for Iran

World / Politics Nov 19, 2019

U.S. cancels civil nuclear cooperation waiver for Iran

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is canceling one of four sanctions waivers that had allowed foreign companies to work with Iran's civilian nuclear program without U.S. penalties. The waivers are one of the last remaining components of the 2015 nuclear deal the Trump administration withdrew ...

'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 ...

IAEA asks Saudis for safeguards on first nuclear reactor

World Apr 6, 2019

IAEA asks Saudis for safeguards on first nuclear reactor

The head U.N. nuclear inspector said Friday that his agency is asking Saudi Arabia to agree to safeguards on nuclear material that could arrive by the end of the year for its first atomic reactor. Satellite imagery recently emerged of the Argentine-built project on the ...