News and updates about IAEA

'A further escalation':

France, Germany, Britain condemn Iran's latest nuclear steps

France, Germany and Britain condemn Iran following latest IAEA reports which found it is further expanding its nuclear program.

France, Germany, Britain condemn Iran's latest nuclear steps

IAEA:

Iran has activated new advanced centrifuges

UN's atomic energy agency says Iran has started up new cascades of advanced centrifuges and plans to install others in the coming weeks.

Iran has activated new advanced centrifuges

IAEA report:

Iran installed more centrifuges at Fordow plant

State Department says Washington and its allies are prepared to continue to increase pressure on Iran if it does not cooperate with the IAEA.

Iran installed more centrifuges at Fordow plant

IAEA board passes resolution censuring Iran

International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors passes resolution calling on Iran to step up cooperation with the organization.

IAEA board passes resolution censuring Iran

European powers seek to censure Iran at IAEA

Britain, France and Germany submit resolution to International Atomic Energy Agency’s Board of Governors, censuring Iran over its lack of cooperation with the agency.

European powers seek to censure Iran at IAEA

IAEA report:

Iran increases its uranium enriched to near weapons-grade level

New report by UN's nuclear watchdog finds Iran has further increased its stockpile of uranium enriched up to 60%.

Iran increases its uranium enriched to near weapons-grade level

IAEA chief:

'Talk in Iran about change in nuclear policy must stop'

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi: The loose talk about nuclear weapons in Iran is extremely serious for me. And I think it should stop.

'Talk in Iran about change in nuclear policy must stop'

Iranian lawmaker claims:

'We already have nuclear weapons'

Iranian lawmaker claims the Islamic Republic of Iran possesses atomic weapons but isn't officially announcing it.

'We already have nuclear weapons'

IAEA chief:

'Iran's cooperation is completely unsatisfactory'

UN atomic watchdog chief Rafael Grossi blasts Iran over its continued failure to cooperate with the IAEA's probe of its nuclear program.

'Iran's cooperation is completely unsatisfactory'

IAEA chief arrives for a visit in Tehran

International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi expected to speak at a conference and meet officials for talks on Tehran's nuclear program.

IAEA chief arrives for a visit in Tehran

IAEA chief to visit Iran

The visit comes amid ongoing tensions between Iran and the IAEA over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.

IAEA chief to visit Iran

IAEA chief:

'Situation in Iran is business as usual'

IAEA Director General Rafael Grossi says the agency is still on alert over possible Israeli attack on Iran's nuclear facilities.

'Situation in Iran is business as usual'

IAEA chief:

'Concerned Israel will attack Iran's nuclear facilities'

Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says Iran closed its nuclear facilities on Sunday over "security considerations".

'Concerned Israel will attack Iran's nuclear facilities'

For the first time in 13 years

IAEA chief visits Syria to restart talks

IAEA inspectors last visited Syria in 2011, seeking to revive a stalled investigation into activity at a nuclear site in Syria's eastern desert which Israel bombed in 2007.

IAEA chief visits Syria to restart talks

US threatens IAEA action against Iran

US threatens future action against Iran at UN nuclear watchdog if it continues its failure to cooperate in probe of uranium traces.

US threatens IAEA action against Iran

US to Iran:

'Dilute all your highly enriched uranium'

Responding to latest IAEA report, US calls on Iran to dilute all of the uranium it has enriched to up to 60% purity.

'Dilute all your highly enriched uranium'

IAEA report:

Iran has further increased its stockpile of uranium

UN nuclear watchdog says Iran continues to bar its most seasoned inspectors from monitoring its nuclear program.

Iran has further increased its stockpile of uranium

IAEA chief:

'Iran's uranium enrichment activity remains high'

Rafael Grossi, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, says Iran continues to enrich uranium well beyond the needs for commercial nuclear use.

'Iran's uranium enrichment activity remains high'

IAEA chief:

'Iran not entirely transparent on nuclear program'

IAEA Director-General Rafael Grossi warns about Iran after senior official says the country has all it needs to build a weapon.

'Iran not entirely transparent on nuclear program'

IAEA chief:

'Iran is barely cooperating with us'

Rafael Grossi says the International Atomic Energy Agency feels it is being held "hostage" to Iran's disputes with Western countries.

'Iran is barely cooperating with us'

'Reckless behavior':

Four countries condemn Iran over uranium enrichment

France, Germany, Britain and US condemn Iran after IAEA report said it increased its production rate of highly enriched uranium.

Four countries condemn Iran over uranium enrichment

Iran dismisses IAEA report:

'There's nothing new here, we didn't change anything'

Iran claims there is "nothing new" in IAEA report which said it had accelerated production of highly enriched uranium.

'There's nothing new here, we didn't change anything'

US 'greatly concerned' by Iran's uranium enrichment

US responds to IAEA report which found that Iran has increased its production of highly enriched uranium.

US 'greatly concerned' by Iran's uranium enrichment

IAEA:

Iran increasing production of highly enriched uranium

New IAEA report finds Iran has reversed the slowdown in its production of uranium to 60% purity.

Iran increasing production of highly enriched uranium

IAEA report:

Iran has enough uranium enriched to 60% purity

UN's nuclear watchdog says Iran is still stonewalling the agency on key issues in latest report.

Iran has enough uranium enriched to 60% purity

State Department spokesman:

'Iran must take de-escalatory steps on its nuclear program'

State Department spokesman Matthew Miller calls on Iran to resume cooperation with IAEA if it wants to make space for diplomacy with the US.

'Iran must take de-escalatory steps on its nuclear program'

Iran urged to reverse its decision to ban IAEA inspectors

US, Britain, France and Germany call on Iran to "immediately reverse" decision to withdraw accreditation from nuclear watchdog inspectors.

Iran urged to reverse its decision to ban IAEA inspectors

EU to Iran:

'Reconsider ban on IAEA inspectors'

European Union criticizes Iran's decision to withdraw accreditation from several inspectors from the United Nations nuclear watchdog.

'Reconsider ban on IAEA inspectors'

IAEA chief:

'Int'l community losing interest in Iran's nuclear program'

Rafael Grossi, head of International Atomic Energy Agency: There is a certain routinization of what is going on in Iran.

'Int'l community losing interest in Iran's nuclear program'

IAEA report:

Iran slowing uranium enrichment

The confidential report comes as Iran and the US are negotiating a prisoner swap and the release of billions of dollars in Iranian assets.

Iran slowing uranium enrichment

Iran:

'We gave IAEA new details on uranium at two sites'

Iran says it gave detailed answers to UN watchdog about two sites that inspectors say bore traces of man-made uranium.

'We gave IAEA new details on uranium at two sites'

IAEA:

No indications of explosives at Zaporizhzhia plant

Experts from IAEA say they have yet to observe any indications of mines or explosives at the Russian-held plant.

No indications of explosives at Zaporizhzhia plant

IAEA chief:

'We will never politicize our work in Iran'

Rafael Grossi pushes back on Israel’s claims that his agency capitulated to Iranian pressure.

'We will never politicize our work in Iran'

Israel blasts IAEA:

'The yielding to political pressure is very disappointing'

Israel blasts UN's atomic agency over decision to close two probes of highly enriched uranium in Iran.

'The yielding to political pressure is very disappointing'

IAEA:

Iran has resolved two outstanding inquiries on nuclear program

IAEA closes two probes over uranium found at Iranian nuclear sites.

Iran has resolved two outstanding inquiries on nuclear program

Iran:

'We'll cooperate with IAEA inspectors on any new activities'

The statement follows an AP report on Tehran's new underground system near the Natanz facility.

'We'll cooperate with IAEA inspectors on any new activities'

Iran 'satisfied' with progress in talks with IAEA

Iranian Foreign Minister calls on IAEA to put aside its political approach toward Iran.

Iran 'satisfied' with progress in talks with IAEA

Czech President to Min. Cohen:

'We will promote sanctions on Iran'

President of Czech Republic promises to act to impose sanctions at the IAEA's next board meeting.

'We will promote sanctions on Iran'

Minister Eli Cohen:

'We are promoting cooperation in Europe against Iran'

Foreign Minister speaks to French counterpart, departs for Czech Republic to promote decisions against Iran's nuclear program.

'We are promoting cooperation in Europe against Iran'

Libya says uranium reported missing by IAEA has been found

The announcement comes a day after the IAEA reported that 2.5 tons of natural uranium had gone missing from a Libyan site.

Libya says uranium reported missing by IAEA has been found

IAEA:

2.5 tons of natural uranium missing from site in Libya

IAEA to conduct activities to clarify circumstances of the removal of nuclear material from a site in Libya.

2.5 tons of natural uranium missing from site in Libya

Netanyahu is in Europe to lessen the damage Lapid did to Israel

While working non-stop to gain support for stopping Iran, the PM has to go to Europe to do damage control after Lapid's incitement. Op-ed.

Netanyahu is in Europe to lessen the damage Lapid did to Israel

IAEA board backs second term for Rafael Grossi

UN nuclear watchdog's 35-nation board backs Grossi to serve as director general until 2027.

IAEA board backs second term for Rafael Grossi

Iran to evade censure by IAEA over uranium enrichment

Iran will evade fresh censure by UN nuclear watchdog after making commitments to be transparent.

Iran to evade censure by IAEA over uranium enrichment

Netanyahu to IAEA Director:

'Are we permitted to defend ourselves?'

PM responds to IAEA director Rafael Grossi's claim an attack on Iran's nuclear program would violate international law.

'Are we permitted to defend ourselves?'

After IAEA chief's visit:

Iran to reconnect surveillance cameras at nuclear sites

IAEA chief says he held "constructive" talks with Iranian officials after discovery of uranium enriched to near weapons-grade level.

Iran to reconnect surveillance cameras at nuclear sites

IAEA confirms:

Rafael Grossi will visit Tehran, meet senior officials

Grossi’s visit to Iran follows the IAEA report which said that inspectors found uranium particles enriched to nearly bomb grade.

Rafael Grossi will visit Tehran, meet senior officials

Report: IAEA chief to visit Tehran on Saturday

Diplomatic source says Rafael Grossi will attempt to "relaunch the dialogue" on Iran's atomic work.

Report: IAEA chief to visit Tehran on Saturday

IAEA report:

'We're pressing Iran on origin of 83.7% uranium'

In latest report, UN nuclear watchdog says it is in discussions with Iran on discoveries of uranium enriched to 83.7% purity at Fordow.

'We're pressing Iran on origin of 83.7% uranium'

Iran:

'IAEA chief to visit Tehran in the coming days'

The visit comes after IAEA inspectors recently found uranium enriched to 84-percent purity in Iran.

'IAEA chief to visit Tehran in the coming days'

Iran acknowledges IAEA claim on its uranium enrichment

Iran urges IAEA to "not fall prey to the seduction of Western countries" after its inspectors found it enriched uranium to 84 percent.

Iran acknowledges IAEA claim on its uranium enrichment

Iran:

'Reports on our uranium enrichment are slander'

Iran says reports that it has enriched uranium up to 84 percent are a distortion of the facts.

'Reports on our uranium enrichment are slander'

IAEA:

'We're discussing uranium enrichment with Iran'

UN's nuclear watchdog responds to reports that its inspectors found that Iran stepped up nuclear enrichment to 84%.

'We're discussing uranium enrichment with Iran'

Report:

Iran makes significant step toward nuclear weapons

The IAEA has detected uranium enrichment levels of 84% purity, only 6% less than the amount needed to create a nuclear weapon.

Iran makes significant step toward nuclear weapons

IAEA chief:

'If talks with Iran fail, the situation could worsen'

Head of UN nuclear watchdog underscores urgency of resuscitating efforts to limit Iran’s nuclear program.

'If talks with Iran fail, the situation could worsen'

Iran blasts IAEA's 'unprofessional and unacceptable' behavior

Iran slams IAEA over report on covert changes to equipment at the Fordow uranium enrichment plant.

Iran blasts IAEA's 'unprofessional and unacceptable' behavior

IAEA blasts Iran over changes at Fordow plant

UN nuclear watchdog says in new report Iran made an undeclared change to uranium enrichment setup at the Fordow nuclear plant.

IAEA blasts Iran over changes at Fordow plant

IAEA chief:

'Iran has enough material for several nuclear weapons'

Rafael Grossi says Iran has not yet built a nuclear weapon and the West should redouble efforts to stop it.

'Iran has enough material for several nuclear weapons'

IAEA inspectors leave Iran after short visit

IAEA inspectors meet head of Iran's nuclear energy organization, do not say whether they addressed impasse.

IAEA inspectors leave Iran after short visit

IAEA team to visit Tehran in inquiry over undeclared particles

UN nuclear watchdog team will visit Tehran on Sunday aiming to resolve impasse over inquiry into undeclared uranium particles.

IAEA team to visit Tehran in inquiry over undeclared particles