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Iran nuclear

Netanyahu to lobby world powers against Iran nuclear deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu launched an intensive campaign on Sunday to convince world powers to toughen terms of a proposed nuclear deal with Iran ahead of negotiations reconvening this week in Geneva.

Sunday, 17 November, 2013, 9:14pm 2 comments

Iran, world powers ease stance in cordial summit on nuclear stalemate

Two days of talks in the Tien Shan mountain city of Almaty concluded on Wednesday amid continued sabre-rattling from Israel and worry on world oil markets about the prospects of yet another Middle East war.

1 Mar 2013 - 4:16am

China 'a conduit' for Iran's nuclear programme

The report, by a renowned American nuclear scientist, said the operation highlighted the importance of China as a transit point for Iran's nuclear programme, and called for sanctions against any Chinese firms involved.

16 Feb 2013 - 3:21am

Iran announces nuclear talks, open to ‘authentic’ US meet

Iran on Sunday announced fresh talks with world powers on its nuclear drive and said it was open to an offer from the US for two-way discussions if Washington’s intention was “authentic”.

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi said the six world powers planned to resume talks in Kazakhstan on February 25, and he insisted that Iran had never pulled back from the negotiations.

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am