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U.S. signals major shift on Iran nuclear program

Nuclear Iran

In what would be a significant concession, Obama administration officials say they could support allowing Iran to maintain a crucial element of its disputed nuclear program if Tehran took other major steps to curb its ability to develop a nuclear bomb.


Report: Saudi Arabia to buy nukes if Iran tests A-bomb

Saudi Arabia

Saudia Arabia would move quickly to acquire nuclear weapons if Iran successfully tests an atomic bomb, according to a report. Citing an unidentified Saudi Arabian source, the Times newspaper in the U.K. (which operates behind a paywall) said that the kingdom would seek to buy ready-made warheads and also begin its own program to enrich weapons-grade uranium.


Ahmadinejad says Iran may end enrichment

Ahmadinejad says Iran may end enrichment

Iran would consider ending higher level uranium enrichment, the most crucial part of its controversial nuclear activities, if world powers send Tehran nuclear fuel for a medical research reactor, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told reporters Friday.


Iran says might halt high-level uranium enrichment

Iran would stop higher-grade enrichment if it is assured of nuclear fuel supplies for a research reactor, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying in a Japanese newspaper on Friday.


US-Vietnam nuke deal will likely allow enrichment

The Obama administration has told U.S. lawmakers that a nuclear cooperation deal with Vietnam is unlikely to include a coveted promise by the Hanoi government not to enrich uranium, congressional aides say.


Iran nuclear offer falls short of world demands

Iran nuclear offer falls short of world demands

Iran has formally set out its terms for giving up most of its cache of enriched uranium in a confidential document, and the conditions fall short of what has been demanded by the United States and other world powers....


IAEA: Iran may be working on warhead

IAEA: Iran may be working on warhead

Iran began enriching uranium to a level at which it can sustain a nuclear reaction before United Nations inspectors arrived to monitor the process, and in defiance of a specific request that it not so do, the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency said Thursday.


3 world powers criticize Iranian enrichment

Russia joined the U.S. and France in urging Iran to stop enriching uranium to higher levels in a statement shared Tuesday with The Associated Press, suggesting the project reinforced suspicions that Tehran is seeking to make nuclear weapons.


Iran proclaims uranium success

Iran proclaims uranium success

Ahmadinejad says first batch of higher enriched uranium produced: Iran now "a nuclear state."


Rhetoric vs. reality: Iran faces nuclear setbacks

Iran is experiencing surprising setbacks in its efforts to enrich uranium, according to new assessments that suggest equipment failures could undermine its nuclear ambitions.


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