The United States said on Tuesday that Iran’s enrichment of uranium up to 60% “has no credible peaceful purpose.”
A European Union official and poster boy of the diplomatic corp has been imprisoned in Iran for more than 500 days in the latest example of Tehran’s “hostage diplomacy” to extract concessions from the West.
The UN nuclear watchdog on Monday reported no progress in talks with Iran on sensitive issues such as reinstalling surveillance cameras and explaining uranium traces at undeclared sites, according to two quarterly reports seen by Reuters.
Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi has said that the West had failed to isolate his country, while also holding out the prospect of resuming talks on reviving a nuclear deal.
Iran's enrichment of uranium continues based on a framework established by the country's parliament, nuclear chief Mohammad Eslami said on Sunday when asked about reports regarding Tehran slowing down its 60% enrichment.
Iran on Friday launched exercises to test its “electronic warfare” capabilities against mock enemy drones, fighter jets and helicopters, state television reported.
Iran is trying hard to avoid a possible repeat of uprising ahead of the first anniversary of the death of Jina Mahsa Amini, arresting women’s rights activists and family members of people killed during last year’s nationwide protests, local and international human rights groups reported Wednesday
The Pentagon announced on Wednesday it has information that Russia is receiving materials from Iran needed to build a drone manufacturing plant inside Russia.
Iran has unveiled a new drone that it says is capable of striking targets in Israel.
The Iranian Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics unveiled the Mohajer-10 on Tuesday as part of an exhibition and ceremonies marking Defence Industry Day.
The United States believes an understanding on Iran eventually releasing five US citizens remains on track, White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan said on Tuesday but declined to offer any timeline.