Iran

Iran begins constructing second nuclear reactor at Bushehr plant

New reactor - and a third planned to be built - will each add more than 1,000 megawatts to Iran's power grid.

Iran begins constructing second nuclear reactor at Bushehr plant

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Iran says new oilfield found with 53 billion barrels

President Hassan Rouhani announces discovery in Khuzestan province that could boost country's proven reserves by third.

Rouhani: Iran finds new oilfield with 53 billion barrels

Middle East

Iran says enriching uranium to five percent

Current level exceeds 3.67 percent limit for uranium enrichment set by troubled 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran says enriching uranium to five percent

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Is nuclear non-proliferation still a realistic goal?

Russia hosts a conference at a time of global unease about atomic ambitions in Iran and North Korea.

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Lassina Zerbo interview: Can the world prevent a nuclear attack?

The executive secretary of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization discusses global nuclear threats.

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Lebanese banks face threats, as Hariri aims for neutral cabinet

Beset by weeks of nationwide protests, Beirut's economy is enduring its worst crisis since a brutal civil war.

Lebanese banks face threats, as Hariri aims for neutral cabinet

Iran

Iran downs 'foreign' drone, US denies it was theirs

Official says Iranian forces shot down the drone which belonged to a foreign country, state news agency reports.

Iran downs 'foreign' drone, US denies it was theirs

Iran

Deadly magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits northwestern Iran

At least six people confirmed dead, more than 300 injured when quake hit the country's East Azerbaijan province.

Deadly magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits northwestern Iran

Iran

US warns Iran is preparing a 'nuclear breakout'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounces Iranian 'extortion' and demands world powers act on nuclear deal breaches.

Middle East

US-led coalition launches operation to protect Gulf waters

Naval coalition aims to ward off perceived Iran threat to the world's oil supply following string of attacks on tankers.

US-led coalition launches operation to protect Gulf waters

Iran

New report reveals extent of Iran's growing Middle East influence

Iran's sway in the region is increasing despite renewed US sanctions and a failing nuclear deal, think-tank says.

New report reveals extent of Iran's growing Middle East influence

Middle East

EU, US criticise Iran over UN nuclear inspector incident

Iran blocked UN inspector from Natanz facility last week, claiming concerns she was carrying 'suspicious materials'.

EU, US criticise Iran over UN nuclear inspector incident

Iran

Iran pumps centrifuges with uranium gas as nuclear deal dies

Latest step means Fordow facility will move from its permitted status as a research plant to an active nuclear site.

Middle East

Iran begins process of fuelling centrifuges at Fordow

Latest move means Fordow will move from its permitted status of research plant to become an active nuclear site.

Iran begins process of fuelling centrifuges at Fordow

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Iran to inject uranium gas into 1,000 centrifuges

Resumption of uranium enrichment at the Fordow plant is Tehran's latest step back from the dying nuclear deal.

Iran's Rouhani announces another step away from 2015 nuclear deal