United Nations

IAEA chief asks Iran for 'prompt access' to blocked nuclear sites

UN's nuclear agency suspects Iran is 'sanitising' two sites where it has stored or used undeclared nuclear material.

IAEA chief asks Iran for 'prompt access' to blocked nuclear sites

AJ Impact

US to end sanctions waivers on Iran nuclear sites: Sources

The move could reportedly affect Iran's Arak heavy water research reactor and its Tehran Research Reactor.

US to end sanctions waivers on Iran nuclear sites: Sources

AJ Impact

Arms control experts concerned by Saudi nuclear reactor push

im体育官网Satellite images show work progressing on Saudi reactor even though international IAEA inspectors are still frozen out.

Arms control experts concerned by Saudi nuclear reactor push

AJ IMPACT

In Chernobyl's radioactive zone, a shadow economy thrives

im体育官网In the years since the 1986 reactor explosion, an illegal economy has metastasised throughout the 'Alienation Zone'.

In Chernobyl's radioactive zone, a shadow economy thrives

Iran

Iran's enriched uranium stocks 5 times over nuke deal limit: IAEA

im体育官网Stockpile nearly triples as Tehran refuses to answer questions about possible undeclared sites, UN watchdog says.

Iran's enriched uranium stocks 5 times over nuke deal limit: IAEA

Asia Pacific

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: S Korean military

The incident is the first since North Korea declared its moratorium on long-range missile tests was over.

North Korea fires two unidentified projectiles: S Korean military

Asia Pacific

Diplomacy stalled a year after Trump-Kim Summit collapse

im体育官网Little indication talks will revive as leaders turn attention to economy, the coronavirus outbreak and US elections.

Diplomacy stalled a year after Trump-Kim Summit collapse

Middle East

Iranians vote to elect new parliament amid uncertainty

im体育官网Supreme Leader Ali Hosseini Khamenei says it is a religious obligation to vote amid concerns of low participation.

Iranians vote to elect new parliament amid uncertainty

AJ IMPACT

UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant

im体育官网When completed, the Barakah power plant will have four reactors with a total capacity of 5,600 megawatts.

UAE issues operating licence for Arab world's first nuclear plant

France

Macron: Europeans cannot remain spectators in new arms race

im体育官网Macron seeks a leading role in post-Brexit EU nuclear strategy, using France's military clout to make his point.

Macron: Europeans cannot remain spectators in new arms race

US-Iran escalation

Top EU diplomat heading to Iran amid nuclear tensions

Josep Borrell to meet President Hassan Rouhani in bid to reduce tensions over the country's nuclear programme.

Top EU diplomat heading to Iran amid nuclear tensions

AJ Impact

UAE nuclear reactor one step closer to operation: WAM

im体育官网Analysts have raised concerns over the safety of the nuclear facility and its potential to spawn a nuclear arms race.

UAE nuclear reactor one step closer to operation: WAM

AJ Impact

Could UAE nuclear reactors imperil the Gulf?

Reactor due to come online in March could elevate risk of an arms race and environmental catastrophe, says analyst.

Could UAE nuclear reactors imperil the Gulf?

Iran

'Strategic mistake': Iran blasts E3 over deal dispute

Move to launch dispute mechanism may spell the end of historic 2015 nuclear deal and reimposition of more sanctions.

Iran warns Europeans of 'consequences' in nuclear dispute

European Union

Fearing nuclear proliferation, Europe works to calm Iran tensions

At emergency meeting, European Union foreign ministers do not consider triggering dispute resolution under nuclear deal.

Fearing nuclear proliferation, Europe works to calm Iran tensions