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Russia and Iran's top diplomats held their first talks since the change in US administrations raised hopes of Washington returning to the deal.

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has suggested that Saudi Arabia’s policy shifts in the context of a friendlier US administration could lay the groundwork for dialogue between Tehran and Riyadh.

Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

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Iran asks watchdog not to publish 'unnecessary' nuke details

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.

Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

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Iranian Guard holds anti-warship ballistic missile drill

The Revolutionary Guards launched the missiles at a simulated target in the Indian Ocean.

Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

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Iran tests missiles under 'watch' of US nuclear sub

Helicopter footage of the exercise released by Iran’s navy showed what resembled an Ohio-class guided-missile submarine.

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Iran holds missile drill in Gulf of Oman

Iran unveiled two new domestically made warships in the two-day drill, the missile-launching Zereh and the Makran, the country's largest military ship.

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EU supports US returning to Iran deal under Biden

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 ...

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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 ...

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Iran unveils underground missile base in Gulf

The new base hosts missiles with 'huge destructive power', Revolutionary Guards head Hossein Salami said.

Iran hesitant to see US return to nuclear deal

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Iran hesitant to see US return to nuclear deal

Khamenei is not insisting the return of the US to the nuclear deal, especially given its decision to increase its uranium ...

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Jordan says wants dialogue with Iran to 'end tensions'

Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Jordan "supports the launching of a dialogue with Iran on the nuclear issue".

Iran nuclear move carries 'significant' risks: Europeans

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Iran nuclear move carries 'significant' risks: Europeans

The E3 countries have expressed 'deep concern' about Iran's move to step up its uranium enrichment.

US targets Iran's steel industry with fresh sanctions

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US targets Iran's steel industry with fresh sanctions

The United States have slapped Iran with fresh sanctions as the country ramps up its nuclear program.

China: Iran nuclear issue at 'critical juncture'

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China: Iran nuclear issue at 'critical juncture'

Iran's uranium production is far higher than the 2015 nuclear deal stipulated, worrying Europe and the US.

Amid US tensions, Iran steps up <em>uranium</em> <em>enrichment</em>

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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.

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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 powers, sparking international concern.

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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 ...

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Iran says 20% uranium enrichment process started

An Iranian government official said that President Hassan Rouhani ordered the enrichment "in recent days", following a bill passed last ...

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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.

Iran, despite sanctions, has routes to vaccines

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Iran, despite sanctions, has routes to vaccines

As the Western world prepares Covid-19 vaccinations, Iran is struggling under the weight of pandemic cases.

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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.

Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

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Biden arrival won't guarantee better relations: Iran supreme leader

The remarks come as Iran approaches the first anniversary of the US drone strike that killed Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani,

Qatar joins IAEA 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 'ready' for return to nuclear deal compliance

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Iran 'ready' for return to nuclear deal compliance

Defying criticism from hardliners, President Rouhani reiterated his determination to seize the "opportunity" presented by the change of US ...

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