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Iran's nuclear department has reportedly asked the UN's nuclear watchdog to abstain from publishing details on its nuclear program which could sow confusion among the international community - without elaborating.

The EU said it looks forward to working soon with US President-elect Joe Biden on resurrecting the Iran nuclear deal, and rejected Tehran's accusations it had aligned with Washington's sanctions.

Iran to expel nuclear inspectors 'unless sanctions are lifted'

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Iran to expel nuclear inspectors 'unless sanctions are lifted'

Iran will expel United Nations nuclear watchdog inspectors unless US sanctions are lifted by a Feb. 21 deadline set by the hardline-dominated parliament, a lawmaker said on Saturday.

Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

Iran is pushing yet more uranium enrichment beyond the threshold established in the nuclear deal in 2015.

Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

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Amid US tensions, Iran steps up uranium enrichment

Iran said it had started the process to enrich uranium to 20 percent purity, well beyond the threshold set by its 2015 nuclear deal with major ...

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EU warns Iran enrichment would threaten nuclear deal

EU spokesman Peter Stano said Iran's move to enrich uranium to 20% - well above the 3.7% cap set in the nuclear deal - would have "serious non-proliferation implications".

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Iran says will enrich uranium up to 20%: IAEA

Tehran continues to retaliate to US sanctions by progressively abandoning limits on its nuclear activity laid down in the deal.

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Iran rejects IAEA call for new nuclear agreement

Iran’s ambassador to the IAEA has rejected the need for a new nuclear deal and admonished the agency for exceeding its remit.

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Iran builds at underground nuclear facility amid US tensions

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

<em>IAEA</em> chief calls for a new nuclear deal

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IAEA chief calls for a new nuclear deal

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi says that that a new nuclear agreement between the US and Iran is needed to replace the abandoned 2015 JCPOA ...

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Iran nuclear deal parties try to defuse tensions

The meeting of the 'joint commission' included China, France, Russia, Iran, Germany and Britain and was chaired by senior EU foreign affairs ...

Qatar joins <em>IAEA</em> convention on nuclear safety

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Qatar joins IAEA convention on nuclear safety

Qatar has joined the International Atomic Energy Agency convention on nuclear safety on Monday, after repeated calls to protect the environment.

Iran centrifuge plan alarms European trio

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Iran centrifuge plan alarms European trio

France, Germany and the UK expressed concern over plans by Iran to install advanced centrifuges at its main nuclear enrichment plant in Natanz.

Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

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Iran mulls response to killing of nuclear scientist

Debate raged in Iran over how and when to respond to a top nuclear scientist's assassination, blamed on arch-foe Israel, as his body was ...

Israel raises alert level in embassies following Iran assassination

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Israel raises alert level in embassies following Iran assassination

Israel has been accused of carrying out the assassination of top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on Friday.

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Trump deploys US aircraft carrier, warships to Gulf region

Trump's administration deployed a US aircraft carrier and warships to the Gulf region as tensions increased over the killing of a top Iranian nuclear scientist.

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Iran's president vows revenge over slain military scientist

The slaying threatens to renew tensions between the US and Iran.

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Iran accuses Israel after assassination of top nuclear scientist

Iranian media reported that Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahbadi was shot and killed in the city of Absard near Tehran, as Iranian officials accused ...

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Iran admits another breach of 2015 nuclear deal

IAEA inspectors reported that Iran had been feeding uranium hexafluoride (UF6) gas feedstock into advanced IR-2m machines.

Iran to meet nuclear commitments if Biden lifts sanctions

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Iran to meet nuclear commitments if Biden lifts sanctions

Iran will return to its nuclear commitments if Joe Biden lifts sanctions imposed in the past two years

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US moves F-16 fighter jets from Germany to UAE

A squadron of US fighter jets have made their way from Germany to the UAE.

Outgoing Trump 'mulled strike' on Iran nuclear site: report

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Outgoing Trump 'mulled strike' on Iran nuclear site: report

Outgoing US President Donald Trump reportedly asked top aides about the possibility of striking Iran's nuclear facilities, The New York Times ...

Iran's response over undeclared site 'not credible': UN agency

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Iran's response over undeclared site 'not credible': UN agency

The UN's nuclear watchdog deemed Iran's explanations over the presence of nuclear materials in an undeclared site "not credible".

US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

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US lawmakers propose sale of bunker-busting bombs to Israel

The proposal aims at supplying Israel with 30,000lb bombs capable of destroying underground Iranian nuclear facilities.

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