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Iran Uranium Enrichment

Iran Officially Begins To Curb Nuclear Program

Reuters | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.02.2015 | World

 DUBAI, Nov 2 (Reuters) - Iran has begun decommissioning uranium enrichment centrifuges under the terms of the nuclear deal struck with six worl...

Why Iran Might Want To Enrich Uranium, Even If They Don't Want a Bomb

Chris Lawrence | Posted 06.07.2015 | Politics
Chris Lawrence

Our back-of-the-envelope reasoning typically proceeds as follows: Iran can buy reactor fuel on the international market for cheaper than what it costs to enrich it. Thus, the only reason for Iran to enrich is to produce fuel for a bomb.

Jessica Schulberg

The Toughest Job At AIPAC: Selling Iran Diplomacy | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 03.03.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Selling nuclear diplomacy with Iran was perhaps the toughest job at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference thi...

Senators Send Tough Message To Obama

AP | BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Leading U.S. senators say Iran must end all uranium enrichment, potentially putting them at odds with the Obama admi...

Iran Reportedly Ready To Make Major Nuclear Concession

AP | JIM HEINTZ | Posted 06.18.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- Russia's foreign minister says Iran is willing to halt its 20-percent enrichment of uranium, which has been a key concession sought in inter...

IAEA Report: Iran Significantly Upgrades Nuclear Program

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 07.22.2013 | World

VIENNA — The U.N. atomic agency on Wednesday detailed rapid Iranian progress in two programs that the West fears are geared toward making nuclea...

Iran Reportedly Speeding Up Nuclear Program

Reuters | Posted 06.17.2013 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, April 17 (Reuters) - Iran is increasing the number of advanced uranium enrichment centrifuges installed at its...

Iran Finds Significant Uranium Deposits, Will 'Put Them To Use In The Near Future'

Reuters | Posted 04.25.2013 | World

By Marcus George DUBAI, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Days before resuming talks over its disputed atomic programme, Iran said on Saturday it had...

Iran Official: Can't Stop, Won't Stop Enriching Uranium

Reuters | Posted 04.19.2013 | World

DUBAI, Feb 17 (Reuters) - Iran will never shut down its Fordow uranium enrichment plant, a senior legislator was quoted as saying on Sunday, brushin...

We're Not... But We Could Be

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 02.16.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's Supreme Leader said Saturday that his country was not seeking nuclear weapons, but that if Tehran intended to build them, the U...

Iran Easing Nuclear Fears By Converting Uranium To Fuel

Reuters | Posted 04.14.2013 | World

By Yeganeh Torbati DUBAI, Feb 12 (Reuters) - Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that it was converting some of its higher-grade enriched ura...

Tensions Flare Over Iran's Nuke Program

Reuters | Posted 10.24.2012 | World

By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA, Aug 24 (Reuters) - The U.N. nuclear watchdog pressed Iran on Friday to address suspicions about nuclear bomb ...

Iran: West Nuclear Talks 'Bullying' And 'Dishonest'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's leaders have accused the West of "enmity" and "bullying" policies after recent nuclear talks with world powers in Moscow e...

All Proposals On The Table

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 08.13.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Proposals from both Iran and the group of six world powers will be on the table for nuclear talks in Moscow next week, not just t...

Iran: Why Stop Now?

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 07.27.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's nuclear chief said Sunday there are no reasons at the moment for his country to halt production of uranium enriched to 20 perce...

Iran: Enriched Uranium Traces A 'Technical Issue'

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 07.26.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — A top Iranian nuclear official said that traces of enriched uranium discovered at an underground bunker came from a "routine tech...

'Iran Must Stop Uranium Enrichment'

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 07.09.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel on Wednesday accused Iran of stalling in negotiations over its nuclear program with the international community, and said an ...

Iran and the Non Proliferation Treaty

Renee Parsons | Posted 05.28.2012 | World
Renee Parsons

Soon after President Obama's speech before AIPAC's annual convention, the potential attack on Iran, which just a few weeks earlier had seemed so imminent, faded quietly into the background.

Iran Claims Important Developments In Nuclear Program

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 04.16.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — In defiant swipes at its foes, Iran said Wednesday it is dramatically closer to mastering the production of nuclear fuel even as ...

Iran Reportedly Begins Uranium Enrichment At Underground Site

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran has begun uranium enrichment at a new underground site built to withstand possible airstrikes, a leading hard-line newspaper...

Iran Continues Uranium Enrichment Program

AP | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran won't stop uranium enrichment activities the U.N. has demanded it halt, the country's nuclear chief said Monday. Iran says ...

U.S. Spy Plane Shot Down In Iran: Report

AP | By ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down an unmanned U.S. spy plane that was trying to gather information on an underground uranium enrich...

Iran To Triple Output Of Higher Enriched Uranium

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 08.08.2011 | World

VIENNA — An article praising the idea of Iran testing a nuclear bomb on a Revolutionary Guard website is raising alarms in western intelligence ...

Ahmadinejad: Iran May End Uranium Enrichment

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

NEW YORK — Iran would consider ending higher level uranium enrichment, the most crucial part of its controversial nuclear activities, if world p...

Iran Approves Building 10 Uranium Enrichment Sites In Defiance Of UN Demands

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran approved plans Sunday to build 10 industrial scale uranium enrichment facilities, a dramatic expansion of the program in def...