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Tehran agreed to quit enriching uranium at the facility as part of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Lawmakers reportedly chanted 'Death to America!' and 'Death to Israel!' after voting overwhelmingly in favour of the bill.

Iranians must have 'right to choose' at polls: Rouhani

The New Arab

Iranians must have 'right to choose' at polls: Rouhani

Controversy has been raging for the last fortnight, pitting the coalition that supports Rouhani's government against the Guardian Council, which oversees Iran's elections and is dominated by ultra-conservatives.

US hits Iran with new sanctions, keeps some exemptions

The New Arab & agencies

US hits Iran with new sanctions, keeps some exemptions

The Trump administration announced new sanctions targeting the head of Iran's nuclear program and the agency he directs.

Aramco IPO: Unanswered questions could undermine MbS' vision

Courtney Freer

Aramco IPO: Unanswered questions could undermine MbS' vision

Comment: The fate of the Aramco IPO could have huge political implications for the young crown prince's future, writes Courtney Freer.

The New Arab

US accuses Iran of 'nuclear extortion' with enrichment step

The suspension of all enrichment at the Fordow plant was one of the restrictions on its nuclear activities that Iran accepted in return for the lifting of international sanctions.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran to resume uranium enrichment at underground plant

Iran will resume uranium enrichment at the Fordow underground plant south of Tehran, President Hassan Rouhani announced.

The New Arab & agencies

Iran nuclear inspections 'must continue': US officials

US officials have said that nuclear inspections of sites in Iran must continue, despite President Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear accord ...

The New Arab & agencies

Iran deploys missiles 'to defend' nuclear facility

Recently arrived Russian-made S-300 missiles have been sent to an Iranian nuclear facility, to protect it against enemy war planes.

US planned cyber-attacks to stop Iran nuclear programme

The New Arab

US planned cyber-attacks to stop Iran nuclear programme

If diplomatic efforts failed, the Pentagon had a plan for a major cyber-attack on Tehran in its pocket.

AAAJ and agencies

Iran 'dismantling' centrifuges from nuclear plants

A UN atomic watchdog announced on Wednesday that Iran is complying with its part of a nuclear agreement and is dismantling parts of its ...

West prepares to lift Iran sanctions

AAAJ and agencies

West prepares to lift Iran sanctions

With their milestone nuclear deal now in effect, Iran and six world powers are focusing on coordinating who needs to do what first for the ...

Iran's nuclear deal countdown: What's on the table?

AAAJ and agencies

Iran's nuclear deal countdown: What's on the table?

Analysis: As the deadline looms, al-Araby looks at the details, disagreements, and challenges of the long-awaited nuclear agreement between Iran ...

Iran nuclear deal - the key points

Agencies

Iran nuclear deal - the key points

Analysis: The "framework" deal on Iran's nuclear programme will scale down enrichment activity and introduce more inspections in return for the ...

Iran and world powers announce nuclear breakthrough

AAAJ and agencies

Iran and world powers announce nuclear breakthrough

Diplomats announce understanding on "key points" of deal between Tehran and western powers, which will be thrashed out to form binding agreement ...

Said Arikat

Any deal is better than war

The P5+1 and Iran reach the moment of truth on negotiations over Iran’s nuclear programme. There are plenty of stumbling blocks, not least Israeli intransigence.

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