Latest Iran nuclear deal News

UN envoy: US sanctions on Iran worsen humanitarian situation

May. 18, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Sweeping U.S. sanctions imposed on Iran have badly impacted the country’s economy and worsened the humanitarian situation in the Persian Gulf nation, a United Nations special envoy said Wednesday. According to Alena Douhan, the U.N. special rapporteur on...

EXPLAINER: Who's the Swedish doctor facing execution in Iran

May. 12, 2022 03:24 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Vida Mehrannia is trying to save her husband’s life. Iran is scheduled to put him to death within nine days — by May 21. To Iran, the 50-year-old Ahmad Reza Jalali is a spy for Israel. To his colleagues, he is a respected physician specialized...

Iran detains 2 Europeans; EU envoy in Tehran about nuke deal

May. 11, 2022 10:17 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shortly before the European Union envoy met Iran's nuclear negotiator in Tehran on Wednesday in a last-ditch attempt to salvage Iran's atomic deal with world powers, the country's Intelligence Ministry announced that authorities have detained two Europeans. ...

EU coordinator heads to Tehran in bid to save nuclear deal

May. 10, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The European Union coordinator of talks to revive Iran's nuclear accord with world powers said Tuesday he was traveling to Tehran, as the bloc makes a last-ditch effort to salvage the deal after a weekslong standstill. Enrique Mora said he'd meet with Iranian...

Tehran warns Israel on making 'tiniest move' against Iran

Apr. 18, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Monday warned that Israel will be targeted by his country's armed forces if it makes “the tiniest move” against Iran. He spoke as talks stalled in Vienna over a deal to rein in Iran's nuclear capabilities, which Tehran says...

Iran confirms centrifuge workshop moved to underground site

Apr. 17, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has confirmed it relocated a centrifuge facility to its underground Natanz nuclear site, state media reported, days after the U.N. atomic watchdog said it installed surveillance cameras to monitor the new workshop at Tehran's request. The late Saturday...

Iran supreme leader optimistic though nuclear talks stalled

Apr. 12, 2022 14:11 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader on Tuesday insisted negotiations over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal “are going ahead properly,” even after repeated comments by American officials that an agreement to restore the accord may not happen. The comments by Ayatollah Ali...

Iran's president vows to continue nuclear activities

Apr. 09, 2022 07:49 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — President Ebrahim Raisi said Saturday that Iran will continue nuclear development activities as talks to revive Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers remain stalled, state media reported. Speaking in a ceremony marking Iran's national day of nuclear...

Iran says it gave long-sought answers to UN atomic watchdog

Apr. 06, 2022 12:22 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Wednesday said it supplied the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog with documents explaining the discovery of suspect enriched uranium traces, state media reported, the first acknowledgement from Tehran that it had answered the agency's long-standing demands. ...

EU envoy in Tehran amid hopes to restore nuclear agreement

Mar. 27, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A leading European Union diplomat held talks in Tehran on Sunday, Iran's state-run media reported, amid hopes that an agreement to restore Iran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers could be completed. The meetings between the EU’s envoy, Enrique Mora,...