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US indicts three Florida residents with breaking Iran sanctions rules

The exterior of the US Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington, DC, US on July 14, 2009. (REUTERS) September 15, 2021 Federal authorities in the United States have charged three Florida residents with alleged unlawful export of scientific equipment to Iran and receiving around $3.5 million from overseas via multiple wire transfers. [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|North America, USA|

Iran will have enough fuel for a nuclear warhead within a month: Experts

The test-firing at an undisclosed location in Iran of a surface-to-surface missile, August 20, 2010. (AFP) September 15, 2021 Iran has gained the capability to produce enough fuel needed for a single nuclear warhead within approximately a month, analysis by the Institute for Science and International Security showed. The institute’s experts studied the [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iranian-Americans urge Biden to take a stance on Raisi’s rights record

US President Joe Biden walks from Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, July 7, 2021, (AP) September 15, 2021 Four hundred prominent American Iranian have written to President Joe Biden on September 14 asking him to take a clear stance regarding the human rights record of the [...]

By |September 15th, 2021|North America, USA|

Tehran hints at returning to nuclear talks soon

Saeed Khatibzadeh, Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman. (IRNA) September 14, 2021 In the wake of a partial understanding between Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh hinted that Tehran would soon return to the Vienna negotiating table aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear agreement. Despite saying that [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

IAEA vows ‘firm’ approach with Iran, West scraps resolution criticizing Tehran

Director-General of IAEA Rafael Grossi addresses the media during a news conference in Vienna, June 7, 2021. (AP) September 14, 2021 UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi on Monday expressed “concern” towards not receiving answers or any promises regarding cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to detect traces of uranium at [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

Iranian presidential study: Use state-backed ‘trust companies’ overseas to get around oil sanctions

An oil tanker loads gas in Assaluyeh seaport at the Gulf, 1,400 km south of Tehran, Iran May 27, 2016. (Reuters) By Behnam Gholipour September 14, 2021 The Islamic Republic of Iran is experiencing wide-ranging, crippling international sanctions at a time when a significant portion of its budget still depends on oil revenues. The Center [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|North America, USA|

US offers $7 mln for information on Hezbollah’s external security chief

Talal Hamiyah is considered to be the head of the Lebanese Hezbollah's External Security Office. (RFJ) September 14, 2021 The US has announced a reward on Monday of up to $7 mln for any information on the head of Hezbollah’s external security office responsible for the terror group’s cell operations around the world. [...]

By |September 14th, 2021|Lebanon, North America, USA|

Iran escapes rebuke at UN atomic watchdog despite no ‘promise’ on open questions

Iran's ambassador to the U.N. nuclear watchdog Kazem Gharibabadi (R) leaves after the meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission, in Vienna, May 7, 2021. (REUTERS) September 13, 2021 Western powers on Monday scrapped plans for a resolution criticizing Iran at the UN atomic watchdog after Tehran agreed to prolong monitoring of some nuclear [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

IAEA chief says most pressing issue with Iran solved

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi meets with head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization Mohammad Eslami, in Tehran, Sept 12, 2021. (Reuters) September 13, 2021 The UN nuclear watchdog has solved its most urgent issue with Iran by reaching a deal for the overdue servicing of monitoring equipment, creating room for broader diplomatic efforts, [...]

By |September 13th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|

IAEA will have no access to surveillance camera footage in Iran-state-run TV

IAEA staff installing surveillance cameras at a nuclear facility. (Supplied) September 11, 2021 Iran will not give the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) access to surveillance cameras at Iranian nuclear facilities, state-run Press TV reported on Saturday. An informed source also told semi-official Tasnim news agency that during the visit of the chief [...]

By |September 11th, 2021|Europe, North America, USA|