Iran and the US

US issues Iranian sanctions over alleged WMD research

The US sanctioned an Iranian organization and its chief Thursday for alleged activities related to chemical weapons research, the latest such tranche of economic penalties on Tehran in the final days of the Trump administration, Anadolu agency …

Russia requests U.N. Security Council meeting on Iran

Russia requested a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iran on Friday, diplomats said, as the United States sought to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran in a move rejected by Moscow. Russia requested a public virtual meeting …

Iran increases capacity to enrich uranium

Against the backdrop of U.S. plans to restore sanctions against Tehran, Iran has increased its capacity to enrich uranium, according to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). "Whether the dispute resolution mechanism …

U.S. restores sanctions against Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to New York City on August 20-21 to notify the United Nations Security Council that the United States will initiate the process to restore UN sanctions on Iran. Thirty days after Secretary …

US refuses to participate in online summit on Iran

The US believes that the UN Security Council is the best place to discuss the issue of extending the arms embargo against Iran, a State Department spokesman said today, commenting on Russian President Vladimir Putin's …