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Iran Has Cut Higher-Enriched Uranium Stock 'By Half'

Iran Related News - 4 hours 32 min ago
Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, as per a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says. The International Atomic Energy Agency has been checking Iran's adherence to the deal, struck with six world powers.
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Iran cuts sensitive nuclear stockpile, key plant delayed: IAEA

Iran Related News - 10 hours 15 min ago
By Fredrik Dahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has acted to cut its most sensitive nuclear stockpile by nearly 75 percent in implementing a landmark pact with world powers, but a planned facility it will need to fulfill the six-month deal has been delayed, a U.N. report showed on Thursday. The monthly update by the International Atomic Energy Agency , which has a pivotal role in verifying that Iran is ...
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Iran ahead of schedule in complying with nuclear deal, UN watchdog says

Iran Related News - 12 hours 14 min ago
With little fanfare, Iran has taken faster steps than required to comply with an interim nuclear deal that substantially limits its capacity to make a nuclear weapon. Today, the United Nations nuclear watchdog reported that Iran has significantly reduced its stockpile of 20 percent enriched uranium – the material that is a few technical steps from bomb-grade – and is ahead of schedule to ...
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Iran to invest over $20b in joint oilfields with Iraq

Iran Related News - 12 hours 58 min ago
Iran will invest over $20 billion in development of the oil fields it shares with Iraq, IRNA reported on Wednesday. Iran's Oil Ministry is planning to increase oil extraction from joint oilfields with Iraq by one million barrels per day (bpd) in the current Iranian calendar year, which started on March 21, 2014.
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Iran slashes highly-enriched nuclear stock: UN watchdog

Iran Related News - 13 hours 16 min ago
Iran has cut its stock of highly-enriched uranium by 75 percent, a new report by the UN's nuclear watchdog revealed Thursday. The monthly update by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), seen by AFP, showed Tehran remained in compliance with a November interim deal made with world powers, drawn up as part of efforts to find a lasting solution to Iran's controversial nuclear drive. Under ...
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Iran cuts sensitive nuclear stockpile, key plant delayed - IAEA

Iran Related News - 17 hours 27 min ago
VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has acted to cut its most sensitive nuclear stockpile by nearly 75 percent in implementing a landmark pact with world powers, but a planned facility it will need to fulfil the six-month deal has been delayed, a U.N. report showed on Thursday.
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Iran has 'cut uranium stock' - IAEA

Iran Related News - 18 hours 2 min ago
Iran has neutralised half of its higher-enriched uranium stockpile, in keeping with a deal agreed earlier this year, the world's nuclear watchdog says.
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Iran oil exports fall for first time in five months

Iran Related News - 19 hours 6 min ago
* Iran crude shipments fall two straight months, March and April * China crude loadings jump to 552,000 bpd in April, up 33 pct on yr * Japan loads no oil in March, S.Korea takes none in April By Osamu Tsukimori and Florence Tan TOKYO/SINGAPORE, April 17 (Reuters) - Iran's crude oil exports fell for the first time in five months in March, and are slated to drop further in April, moving closer to ...
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Iran is complying with nuclear deal with powers - IAEA

Iran Related News - 19 hours 17 min ago
Iran is complying with the terms of last year's interim nuclear agreement with six world powers and is continuing to reduce its most sensitive uranium stockpile, a monthly update from the U.N. atomic agency obtained by Reuters showed on Thursday. But the report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), which has a pivotal role in verifying that Iran is living up to its part of the deal ...
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UN nuclear agency claims Iran cuts uranium stock in new report

Iran Related News - 19 hours 22 min ago
Iran has converted most of a nuclear stockpile that it could have turned quickly into weapons-grade uranium into less volatile forms as part of a deal with six world powers, the U.N. atomic agency reported Thursday.
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IAEA chief: Iran complying with nuclear scale-down commitments

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 20:43
Iran is fulfilling its commitments under a November agreement with six foreign powers to convert or dilute its stockpile of medium-enriched uranium, International Atomic Energy Agency officials reported Wednesday.
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Iran foreign minister to visit Russia next week

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 17:20
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Russia next week for a meeting of the countries that border the Caspian Sea, the official IRNA news agency reported. "Mr Zarif will arrive in Russia on Tuesday,' for the gathering of the Caspian Sea littoral states, Iran's ambassador to Russia, Mehdi Sanaei, wrote on his Facebook page. Since the formal dissolution of the Soviet Union ...
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Iran Mulls Ban on Vasectomies

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 15:15
Iran's supreme leader has encouraged the government to boost birthrates by rolling back family planning laws
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Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:26
VIENNA/DUBAI - Iran expects to get a fifth instalment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Tehran's compliance with an interim deal with world powers to curb its nuclear programme. Separately, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said "tough issues" faced the Islamic Republic and the six major powers in negotiating a ...
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Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:12
VIENNA/DUBAI - Iran expects to get a fifth instalment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Tehran's compliance with an interim deal with world powers to curb its nuclear programme. Separately, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said "tough issues" faced the Islamic Republic and the six major powers in negotiating a ...
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Iran will not discuss missile program, official says

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:06
Tehran will not discuss its ballistic missiles as part of ongoing talks with world powers on a final agreement to curb the Iranian nuclear program, the country's defense minister said Wednesday.
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Iran Expects Next Payment Under Nuclear Deal, Confirming Compliance

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:53
(Reuters) - Iran expects to get a fifth installment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Iranian compliance with a landmark deal with world powers to curb its nuclear program. Under last year's interim agreement that took effect on January 20, Iran will receive a total of $4.2 billion of such funds in eight payments ...
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Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal, signalling compliance

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 12:25
* Iran to get fifth instalment under nuclear accord - official * Tehran meeting commitments under agreement - diplomats * Iran agreed to curb nuclear work, dilute uranium stockpile * Rouhani says long-term deal possible despite "tough issues" (Adds Rouhani quotes, detail, paragraphs 2-5, 11-12) By Fredrik Dahl and Mehrdad Balali VIENNA/DUBAI, April 16 (Reuters) - Iran expects to get a fifth ...
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Iran expects next payment under nuclear deal, confirming compliance

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 10:32
Iran expects to get a fifth installment this week of previously blocked overseas funds, a senior official was quoted as saying, a payment that would confirm Iranian compliance with a landmark deal with world powers to curb its nuclear program. Under last year's interim agreement that took effect on January 20, Iran will receive a total of $4.2 billion of such funds in eight payments over six ...
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Iran Eyes Vasectomy Ban to Boost Economy Through Birthrate

Iran Related News - Wed, 04/16/2014 - 09:55
Iran's parliament is considering a ban on vasectomies as the country seeks to boost its birthrate. The 1990s saw Iran's leadership offer subsidised vasectomies and free condoms amid concerns that the country's population was growing too fast. The supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned Iran's progressive contraception policy last year, describing it as an imitation of a western lifestyle ...
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