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Iran Unveils New Locally Developed Air Defense System

TEL AVIV — Iran on Sunday unveiled a locally developed missile defense system that it claims can intercept six projectiles simultaneously as well as target fighter jets and enemy drones from a distance of 75 miles, state media reported.

This photo released by the official website of the Iranian Defense Ministry on Sunday, June 9, 2019, shows the Khordad 15, a new surface-to-air missile battery at an undisclosed location in Iran. The system uses locally made missiles that resemble the HAWK missiles that the U.S. once sold to the …

Officials Say Iran Quadruples Production of Enriched Uranium

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran’s atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Donald Trump and Iran’s foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter.

An Iranian technician works at a Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF) in Isfahan 20 November 2004. Representatives and ambassadors from Cuba, Algeria, South Africa and Malaysia along with IAEA`s inspectors visited the Isfahan facility and became acquainted with uranium processing in the center. AFP PHOTO/STR (Photo credit should read -/AFP/Getty Images)

World Nuclear Watchdog IAEA Ready to Send Inspectors to North Korea

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) declared on Monday that it is prepared to send nuclear weapons inspectors to North Korea, when and if the North Korea regime agrees to accept them. North Korea ejected IAEA inspectors from the country in 2009.

Academics use official footage of missile launches and visits to factories by the North's leader Kim Jong-Un to gain rare insights into the progress of the country's weapons programmes

U.N. Nuclear Watchdog: No Sign of North Korea Halting Nuclear Activities

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) published a report on Monday stating there is no indication North Korea is truly abandoning its nuclear weapons program. The U.N. watchdog agency said the few steps taken by Pyongyang so far have been largely theatrical and do not represent a meaningful dismantling of the rogue Communist nation’s nuclear capability.

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Trump Keeps Iran Nuclear Deal But Still Wants Changes

The Iran nuclear deal will apparently survive its latest 90-day review, despite President Trump’s frequent criticisms of the arrangement and requests for alternatives from his advisers, and the Trump administration’s strong criticism of the Iranian government’s crackdown on the recent popular uprising.

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Klein: Six Simple Reasons Trump Should Nix the Iran Nuclear Deal

NEW YORK — President Trump is facing a looming October 15 deadline mandated by a law requiring the U.S. president to certify every 90 days that Iran is keeping its side of the Obama administration-brokered nuclear agreement and that the deal continues to be “vital to the national security interests of the United States.”

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Haley: Iran Deal an ‘Empty Promise’ Without Inspections

NEW YORK — The United States pressed Thursday for the International Atomic Energy Agency to carry out more nuclear inspections in Iran, warning that failure to do so would make the nuclear deal with Tehran “an empty promise.”

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Haley: Trump’s Proposed Cuts Have Sent ‘Shockwaves’ Through the UN

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley defended the Trump administration’s plan to drastically cut America’s spending on the UN Tuesday, telling a House subcommittee that the proposed cuts had sent “shockwaves” through the body — and that such cuts had put the UN “on notice.”

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made a sharp speech at the U.N.’s Human Rights Council Tuesday, calling on the body to fix its “chronic” anti-Israel bias, and calling on Venezuela to step down from the council if it will not end its human rights abuses.

Iran Says Shipment Will Boost its Supply of Uranium

Iran’s nuclear chief says it will have 60 percent more stockpiled uranium than it did prior to the landmark 2015 agreement with world powers after a shipment expected later this week.

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Hours After Trump Win, Iran Again Tests Limit of Nuclear Deal

Iran has exceeded a soft limit on sensitive material set under its nuclear deal with major powers, the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Wednesday, hours after Donald Trump – who has strongly criticized the agreement – won the U.S. presidential election.

An Iranian female student holds up her hand painted in the colours of her national flag during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes …

Iran Nuclear Deal Still Fragile, UN Atomic Chief Says: DPA

The implementation of a landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and world powers is still fragile, the head of the UN agency that polices Iran’s side of the deal has said, warning that small mistakes could have grave consequences.

An Iranian female student holds up her hand painted in the colours of her national flag during a rally in Tehran's Azadi Square (Freedom Square) to mark the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution on February 11, 2014. The 35th anniversary of the revolution that ousted the US-backed shah, comes …

Iran defends Secret Document Easing Nuke Program Restrictions

TEHRAN — Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday defended a nuclear deal provision that allows Tehran to begin ramping up its nuclear program after 10 years, a day after the secret document was revealed, leading to concerns over the effectiveness of the landmark nuclear deal.

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AP: Secret Iran Nuclear Deal Docs Lift Restrictions After 11 Years

Key restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program imposed under an internationally negotiated deal will ease in slightly more than a decade, cutting the time Tehran would need to build a bomb to six months from present estimates of a year, according to a document obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

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