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World - Region
3/4/2023 11:50:13 AM
The UN nuclear watchdog chief said Saturday he had "constructive" meetings with Iranian officials in Tehran after the discovery of uranium particles enriched to near weapons-grade level.

World - Region
3/3/2023 1:47:14 PM
UN nuclear watchdog chief Rafael Grossi arrived in Tehran Friday for discussions with officials after his agency's inspectors in Iran found uranium particles enriched to just under weapons-grade level.

World - Region
2/20/2023 2:59:22 PM
Iran on Monday denied reports that it has enriched uranium up to 84 percent, just below the 90 percent needed to produce an atomic bomb.

World - Region
8/4/2022 1:08:30 PM
Iranian officials now speak openly about something long denied by Tehran as it enriches uranium at its closest-ever levels to weapons-grade material: The Islamic Republic is ready to build an atomic weapon at will.

World - Region
6/9/2022 9:57:40 AM
Iran plans to install two new cascades of advanced centrifuges that will allow Tehran to rapidly enrich more uranium, the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog said Thursday, the latest escalation in the standoff over the country's atomic program.

World - Region
12/14/2021 7:19:22 PM
The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog warned Tuesday that the restrictions faced by his inspectors in Iran threaten to give the world only a ``very blurred image'' of Tehran's program as it enriches uranium closer than ever to weapons-grade levels.

World - Region
7/14/2021 4:50:47 PM
Rouhani's remark is his second such public comment this year about 90% enrichment - a level suitable for a nuclear bomb - underlining Iran's resolve to keep breaching the deal in the absence of any accord to revive it

World - Region
4/22/2021 10:16:42 PM
Iran announced the shift to 60%, a big step towards weapons-grade from the 20% it had previously achieved, in response to an explosion and power cut at Natanz last week that Tehran has blamed on Israel

World - Region
4/17/2021 11:26:19 AM
Iran on Friday said it had begun enriching uranium to 60%, its highest level ever and a step closer to the 90% that is weapons grade, at its Natanz plant

World - Region
4/13/2021 5:50:00 PM
Iran warned Tuesday it will start enriching uranium up to 60 percent purity .Such a move would bring Iran closer to the 90 percent purity threshold for military use

World - Region
1/28/2021 4:38:13 PM
Uranium enriched to 20% is a short technical step away from weapons-grade 90% enrichment

World - Region
1/1/2021 7:27:02 PM
Iran's 2015 deal with major powers on curbing its nuclear activities says it can only enrich up to 3.67%, far short of the 90% that is weapons-grade

World - Region
10/29/2013 10:05:02 AM
With Israel still skeptic about Iran's nuclear intentions, the US continues diplomacy with the country in hopes that it would not convert uranium into weapons-grade material

World - Region
9/19/2011 2:24:16 PM
The United States took a renewed swipe at Iran Monday, telling the annual gathering of the UN atomic agency Tehran was creeping "still closer" to producing nuclear weapons-grade uranium