Iran candidate: Nuclear deal failed to lift sanctions

2017-04-23 17:27

An Iranian presidential candidate says the landmark 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers has failed to lift sanctions or improve the country's economy.

Iran president: Trump won't be able to harm the nuclear deal

2016-12-06 12:46

Iran's president says his country will not allow incoming US President Trump to "tear up" Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers.

No Iranian violations of nuclear deal - IAEA

2016-05-27 18:58

The UN nuclear agency has reported no new Iranian violations of a landmark nuclear deal Tehran signed with six world powers that limits its atomic prowess in exchange for sanctions relief.

Missiles, not talks key to Iran security - Khamenei

2016-03-30 20:01

Iran's supreme leader says missile power is key to the country's future security, slapping down moderates who say the focus should be on diplomacy.

US: UN should provide detailed reports on Iran nuke programme

2016-03-09 16:05

The US is urging the UN agency to provide detailed reporting on Tehran's compliance to a landmark nuclear deal crimping its atomic programmes.

Iranian, US focus on clinching nuclear deal

2016-01-16 14:12

Iranian, US foreign ministers are focusing on a landmark nuclear deal with Tehran as the UN nuclear agency prepares to release a report on whether Iran has met commitments under the accord.

Kerry: Iran nuke deal likely implemented in 'coming days'

2016-01-13 21:57

US Secretary of State John Kerry says that Iran will likely be in compliance with a landmark nuclear deal within days.

US accuses Iran of conducting tests near warships

2015-12-30 14:02

The US military has accused Iran of conducting rocket tests near US warships and commercial traffic in the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran dismantling nuclear facilities - IAEA

2015-11-19 05:31

Iran has begun dismantling parts of its nuclear programme, as agreed under July's landmark deal with major powers, a UN atomic watchdog report shows.

Russia sending S-300 systems to Iran

2015-11-09 17:52

Russia is sending an undisclosed number of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran, the head of Russian defence corporation Rostec has told reporters at an air show in Dubai.


'No sense' in renegotiating nuclear deal: Iran president

2017-01-18 06:10

President Hassan Rouhani says there was no chance of Iran renegotiating the nuclear deal with world powers if US President-elect Donald Trump demands it.

Secret document lifts Iran nuke constraints

2016-07-19 06:57

A document obtained by The Associated Press says key nuclear restrictions on Iran will ease in a little more than a decade, halving the time Tehran would need to build a bomb if it chose to do so.

Israel lambastes Iran's Holocaust-themed cartoon contest

2016-05-15 19:04

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at Iran for staging a Holocaust-themed cartoon contest. Many of the cartoons portrayed Israel as using the Holocaust to distract from the suffering of the Palestinians.

Iran fires 2 missiles marked 'Israel must be wiped out'

2016-03-09 19:19

Iran has reportedly test-fired two ballistic missiles with the phrase 'Israel must be wiped out' written in Hebrew on them, as US Vice President Joe Biden visited Israel.

Iran hails 'new chapter' in relations with world

2016-01-17 17:41

The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran after a decade of international isolation has opened a "new chapter" in the country's history, President Hassan Rowhani says.

Iran says it has removed core of nuclear reactor

2016-01-14 17:13

Iranian state TV says nuclear experts have finished removing the core of the country's only nuclear heavy water reactor as part of Tehran's obligations under its nuclear deal with world powers.

Iran dismantles reactor core at Arak facility - report

2016-01-11 22:40

Iran has dismantled the core of the heavy water reactor at its Arak nuclear facility and encased the reactor in concrete, according to Fars news agency.

UN: Iran worked on developing nuclear weapons

2015-12-02 22:20

The UN atomic agency says it believes that Iran worked in the past on nuclear weapons, but its activities did not go past planning and basic component experiments.

Obama, Netanyahu emphasise need for Mideast peace

2015-11-09 18:16

President Barack Obama says it's "no secret" that the security situation in the Middle East has deteriorated, and that he wants to work with Israel to "get back on a path towards peace".

Iran grants UN nuclear watchdog greater access

2015-10-18 20:03

Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency that it would apply a protocol granting inspectors greater access to its nuclear sites, a further step in the implementation of a historic deal struck with world powers.

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