Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media on the Iranian nuclear issue. Photo: AFP

Netanyahu accuses Iran of destroying secret ‘nuclear weapons site’ after Israel discovered it

  • Israeli PM says Tehran ‘wiped out’ the facility near city of Abadeh after learning it had been discovered
  • Iran rejects claims, saying Netanyahu is ‘crying wolf’ and seeking pretext for war
Topic |   Middle East

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media on the Iranian nuclear issue. Photo: AFP
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Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi speaks during a media conference in Tehran. Photo: AFP

Iran fires up advanced centrifuges to boost its enriched uranium stockpiles, in latest nuclear step

  • Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation says it has activated 20 IR-4 and 20 IR-6 centrifuges as it scales back its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal
  • However, it says it will honour commitments to give UN inspectors access to its nuclear sites
Topic |   Iran

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Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi speaks during a media conference in Tehran. Photo: AFP
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