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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 […]

Leading Scientists Urge Trump to Honour Iran Nuclear Deal

By John Lee. Thirty-seven leading scientists, including Nobel laureates, have urged US President-elect Donald Trump not to dismantle the Iran nuclear deal, calling it a strong bulwark against any Iranian bid to make nuclear arms. In an open letter sent to Trump on Monday, they said the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has resulted in […]

CIA chief warns Trump against Scrapping Iran Deal

By John Lee. BBC News reports that the outgoing director of the CIA has warned US President-elect Donald Trump that ending the Iran nuclear deal would be “the height of folly“. John Brennan, who will step down in January after four years leading the CIA, told BBC News: “I think it would be disastrous … […]

Will Trump “Rip Up” Iran Nuclear Deal

A report from Reuters suggests that Donald Trump’s election as President of the United States raises the prospect that the US will pull out of the nuclear pact it signed last year with Iran. The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) had been opposed by Republicans in Congress. Trump has called the deal a “disaster” […]