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Trump’s Options on the Nuclear Deal with Iran

By Seyed Hossein Mousavian for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. While President Donald Trump’s State Department has twice now certified Iranian compliance with the July 2015 nuclear deal, there are indications that Trump is intent on scuttling his predecessor’s signature foreign policy achievement. However, […]

Iranians Support Restarting Nuclear Program if US backs out of Deal

By Barbara Slavin for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. Iranians Support Restarting Nuclear Program if US backs out of Deal Iranians’ approval of the 2015 nuclear deal is growing, but so is their appetite for restarting the country’s suspended program if the Donald Trump […]

New Trump Sanctions Against Iran – FULL LIST

The United States announced new sanctions against 18 Iranian individuals, groups and networks on Tuesday, over the Islamic Republic’s missile program. The move comes just one day after the Trump administration certified the Iranian government’s compliance with the nuclear deal. Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned the new measures and said it will respond to the US […]

UK: Iran Nuclear Deal “Best Option for the Int’l Community”

By John Lee. The United Kingdom’s Minister for Foreign Affairs has argued that the Iran nuclear deal — officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) — is working, and represents “the best option for the international community.” Writing in The Washington Post, Boris Johnson says: “In the troubled landscape of the Middle […]

UN confirms Iran’s Compliance with Nuclear Deal

By John Lee. A report from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says that Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord. UN atomic watchdog said Iran’s nuclear activities remain much reduced, making any push to make an atomic bomb much harder than before the agreement, according to AFP. The quarterly assessment added that […]

Iran to buy Uranium Ore from Kazakhstan

By John Lee. Reuters reports that Iran plans to buy 950 tons of uranium ore from Kazakhstan over three years. The Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) says Iran expects to get Russian help in producing nuclear fuel. The 2015 nuclear deal did not set limits on Iran’s supplies of uranium ore. (Source: Reuters)

Iranians believe Trump will Violate Nuclear Deal

By Barbara Slavin, for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. If Donald Trump preserves the Iran nuclear deal, that will surprise many Iranians. That’s one finding of a new poll by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) & IranPoll.com, which have […]

Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Status Report

From International Crisis Group. Re-published with permission by Iran Business News. Implementing the Iran Nuclear Deal: A Status Report  One year since its “implementation day”, 16 January 2016, the July 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany (the P5+1) – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of […]

Video: Iran Nuclear Deal at Trump’s Mercy

From AFP. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iran Business News. The future of the nuclear deal between Iran and six powers, including the United States, which came into effect a year ago, now depends on the policies of America’s president-elect Donald Trump, who has […]

Kerry Praises Nuclear Agreement with Iran in Departure Memo

The US Secretary of State said the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran cut off all pathways for the country to develop a nuclear weapon. In his departure memo on Thursday, John Kerry said: “In 2009, Iran was marching forward on the path toward being able to acquire enough fissile material for a nuclear weapon, and […]