Fire erupts at Afghanistan-Iran border, 100 fuel tankers destroyed

At least 100 oil and gas tankers have been destroyed by fire in a “catastrophe” at Afghanistan’s biggest trade crossing with Iran, causing millions of dollars of losses, officials said Sunday. The huge blaze, which broke out Saturday afternoon at Islam Qala port 120 kilometers (75 miles) from the western city of Herat, has largely… Continue reading Fire erupts at Afghanistan-Iran border, 100 fuel tankers destroyed

France, Russia advise Iran against uranium metal production

Russia and France on Thursday urged Iran to show restraint after it started producing uranium metal in a new breach of limits laid out in Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers. The UN’s nuclear watchdog in Vienna reported that Iran has started producing uranium metal in defiance of the landmark 2015 accord, which former US… Continue reading France, Russia advise Iran against uranium metal production

How Mossad’s automated gun eliminated Iranian Nuclear Scientist

The Jewish Chronicles, a publication based out of Britain, has revealed in a shocking report on Wednesday that the assassination of Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh on November 27 was carried out using an high-tech automated gun. The gun was smuggled into Iran piece by piece, very discreetly by a team of 20 Mossad operatives… Continue reading How Mossad’s automated gun eliminated Iranian Nuclear Scientist

In a fresh breach of 2015 nuclear deal, Iran is now producing uranium metal: IAEA

Iran has started producing uranium metal, the UN nuclear watchdog said Wednesday, in a fresh breach of the limits laid out in Tehran’s 2015 deal with world powers. The latest violation of the deal, which is aimed at preventing Tehran from developing nuclear weapons, came as Iran warned that time was running out for new… Continue reading In a fresh breach of 2015 nuclear deal, Iran is now producing uranium metal: IAEA

Iran, N. Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

North Korea and Iran resumed cooperation on the development of long-range missiles in 2020, according to a UN report that also confirmed Pyongyang continues to violate various nuclear resolutions. The annual report, produced by an independent panel of UN experts, was submitted to the Security Council on Monday and seen by AFP. It said Tehran… Continue reading Iran, N. Korea resumed missile collaboration in 2020: UN report

In Iran standoff, Biden says US won’t unilaterally lift sanctions

US President Joe Biden has made clear he will not unilaterally lift sanctions against Iran, saying it must first adhere to its nuclear deal commitments despite demands on Sunday from the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader. The exchange underscored the thorny diplomatic challenge ahead as Biden seeks to revive — without showing weakness — a key… Continue reading In Iran standoff, Biden says US won’t unilaterally lift sanctions

US ‘disappointed’ as UN court takes up to reverse Iran sanctions

The United States on Wednesday said it was “disappointed” by the top UN court’s ruling that it can take up Iran’s bid to overturn US sanctions reimposed by Donald Trump. In a sharp shift in tone from Trump’s “America First” rhetoric, President Joe Biden’s State Department said it had “great respect” for the International Court… Continue reading US ‘disappointed’ as UN court takes up to reverse Iran sanctions

UN court to decide on taking role in Iran-US sanctions case

The UN’s top court will rule Wednesday whether it can take on Iran’s bid to overturn US nuclear sanctions, reimposed by the administration of former US president Donald Trump. Tehran dragged the United States to the International Court of Justice in mid-2018, saying Washington breached a 1955 friendship treaty between the two countries. Then-president Trump… Continue reading UN court to decide on taking role in Iran-US sanctions case

Iran’s President Rouhani dismisses changes to nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday ruled out changes to Iran’s nuclear accord with world powers and dismissed calls to broaden the terms of the deal and include regional countries. US President Joe Biden has voiced support for returning to the accord, from which Donald Trump exited, but has insisted that Tehran first resume full compliance… Continue reading Iran’s President Rouhani dismisses changes to nuclear deal

Iran FM Zarif asks Europe to coordinate US return to nuclear deal

Iran’s foreign minister on Monday asked the European Union to coordinate a synchronized return of both Washington and Tehran into a nuclear deal, after a diplomatic standoff on who will act first. US President Joe Biden has voiced support for returning to the accord, from which Donald Trump exited, but has insisted that Tehran first… Continue reading Iran FM Zarif asks Europe to coordinate US return to nuclear deal