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Nearly 3 years since Donald Trump scrapped JCPoA, Iran and US agree on path back to nuclear deal
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Nearly 3 years since Donald Trump scrapped JCPoA, Iran and US agree on path back to nuclear deal

Iranian officials say they can return to compliance fairly quickly, but insist they want the US to lift sanctions first. Washington wants Iran to return to compliance first.

Mike Pompeo, Benjamin Netanyahu escalate pressure on EU to scrap Iran nuclear pact; Israeli PM accuses Tehran of violating NPT
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Mike Pompeo, Benjamin Netanyahu escalate pressure on EU to scrap Iran nuclear pact; Israeli PM accuses Tehran of violating NPT

Iran said this week that it had increased its supply of advanced centrifuges and reactivated a much larger number of old centrifuges that had been idle, accelerating its ability to produce enough nuclear material to make a bomb.

Iran cancels accreditation of UN nuclear inspector for allegedly carrying 'suspicious product' to uranium enrichment plant
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Iran cancels accreditation of UN nuclear inspector for allegedly carrying 'suspicious product' to uranium enrichment plant

Iran said on Thursday it had cancelled the accreditation of a UN nuclear inspector after she triggered an alarm last week at the entrance to the Natanz uranium enrichment plant.

Iran hopes UN nuclear watchdog will act ‘neutrally’ under new IAEA director-general Rafael Grossi
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Iran hopes UN nuclear watchdog will act ‘neutrally’ under new IAEA director-general Rafael Grossi

Argentina's Rafael Grossi took the helm of the International Atomic Energy Agency on Tuesday following the death of his predecessor

Japan court acquits 3 ex-Tokyo Electric Power Company execs in case of professional negligence over 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster
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Japan court acquits 3 ex-Tokyo Electric Power Company execs in case of professional negligence over 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster

A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former power company executives of professional negligence in the only criminal prosecution stemming from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown

Iran installing advanced nuclear centrifuges, says IAEA as nuclear deal with US threatens to come apart
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Iran installing advanced nuclear centrifuges, says IAEA as nuclear deal with US threatens to come apart

Iran has said that notwithstanding its reduction of commitments under the JCPOA, it will continue to allow access to IAEA inspectors , who monitor its nuclear programme

IAEA chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72: United Nation's nuclear watchdog to begin hunt for new director general
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IAEA chief Yukiya Amano dies at 72: United Nation's nuclear watchdog to begin hunt for new director general

UN's nuclear watchdog has announced it will to start the hunt for a new director general to replace Yukiya Amano, who died last week. The post of head of the IAEA is particularly important as international tensions run high over Iran's nuclear activities. The IAEA is tasked with monitoring Iran's nuclear activities to ensure they abide by the terms of the deal.

Echoing Donald Trump's remark, Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns US of 'playing with fire' over Tehran nuclear deal
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Echoing Donald Trump's remark, Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns US of 'playing with fire' over Tehran nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Monday that the United States is 'playing with fire', echoing remarks by President Donald Trump as the two sides are locked in a standoff over Tehran's nuclear programme

Iran warns of enriching uranium to 20% after breaching key limit in nuclear deal; China blames US 'bullying' behind crisis
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Iran warns of enriching uranium to 20% after breaching key limit in nuclear deal; China blames US 'bullying' behind crisis

Iran on Monday began enriching uranium to 4.5 percent, just breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers, while it is still seeking a way for Europe to help it bypass US sanctions amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington

Donald Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' after Tehran's stockpile of uranium reserves exceeds amount allowed under nuclear deal
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Donald Trump says Iran 'playing with fire' after Tehran's stockpile of uranium reserves exceeds amount allowed under nuclear deal

Donald Trump warned, on Monday that Iran is "playing with fire" after Tehran said it exceeded a limit on enriched uranium reserves under a 2015 nuclear deal

Satellite photos show dismantling of North Korea's Sohae nuclear missile engine test site halted since start of August
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Satellite photos show dismantling of North Korea's Sohae nuclear missile engine test site halted since start of August

Satellite photos from last week indicate North Korea halted work to dismantle a missile engine test site in the first part of August, in spite of a promise to US President Donald Trump at a June summit, a Washington think tank reported on Wednesday.

Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity, says move does not mean negotiations with Europe have failed
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Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity, says move does not mean negotiations with Europe have failed

Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has launched a plan to increase its uranium enrichment capacity, nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Tuesday.

IAEA ready to inspect North Korea's nuclear programme, under political agreement among States concerned
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IAEA ready to inspect North Korea's nuclear programme, under political agreement among States concerned

The UN nuclear agency has said it is ready to inspect the nuclear programme of North Korea.

Day after Benjamin Netanyahu's Iran claims, IAEA says 'no credible indications' of nuclear weapons programme after 2009
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Day after Benjamin Netanyahu's Iran claims, IAEA says 'no credible indications' of nuclear weapons programme after 2009

A spokesman for the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a statement that its board of governors had "declared that its consideration of this issue was closed" after it was presented with a report in December 2015.

Benjamin Netanyahu says he has 'proof' of Iranian nuclear programme as US considers pullout from atomic accord
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Benjamin Netanyahu says he has 'proof' of Iranian nuclear programme as US considers pullout from atomic accord

Netanyahu said in a televised address Monday he had new "proof" of an Iranian nuclear weapons plan that could be activated at any time

As Donald Trump attacks Iran and disavows nuclear deal, his statements do not seem to be rooted in fact
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As Donald Trump attacks Iran and disavows nuclear deal, his statements do not seem to be rooted in fact

Trump offered a questionable reading of Iran's past economic condition when he blamed the Obama administration for lifting sanctions just as Iran's government was facing "total collapse".

United States presses for more nuclear inspections in Iran, blames Russia for shielding Tehran
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United States presses for more nuclear inspections in Iran, blames Russia for shielding Tehran

US pressed for IAEA to carry out more nuclear inspections in Iran, warning that failure to do so would make nuclear deal with Tehran "an empty promise."

Washington 'unreliable' following nuclear deal threats, says Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif
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Washington 'unreliable' following nuclear deal threats, says Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif branded Washington "unreliable" Sunday in response to threats over the future of a nuclear deal with Iran.

Donald Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after accusing the nation of destabilising West Asia
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Donald Trump casts doubt over Iran nuclear deal after accusing the nation of destabilising West Asia

Trump gave a stark warning that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after it tested a new medium-range missile

Fukushima trial: Ex-bosses of Tokya Electric Power to face criminal court over Japan's 2011 nuclear crisis
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Fukushima trial: Ex-bosses of Tokya Electric Power to face criminal court over Japan's 2011 nuclear crisis

Three former executives at the operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant went on trial on Friday, the only people ever to face a criminal court in connection with the 2011 meltdowns that left swathes of countryside uninhabitable