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Iran’s enrichment to high levels at Natanz plant is expanding, IAEA says

By Francois Murphy VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran is expanding its enrichment of uranium beyond the highly enriched threshold of 20% purity at a Natanz plant where it is already enriching…

U.S. envoy says Iran nuclear deal effort is at ‘critical phase’

By Arshad Mohammed and Humeyra Pamuk WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Efforts to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal are at a "critical phase" and Tehran's reasons for avoiding talks are wearing thin,…

Saudi FM discusses Iran nuclear talks with EU envoy -statement

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi foreign minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud discussed the Iran nuclear talks with the European Union envoy coordinating talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal, Enrique…

U.S., European officials to discuss Iran on Friday in Paris -sources

PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. special envoy for Iran will meet British, French and German diplomats in Paris on Friday to discuss stalled efforts to get Iran to resume compliance with…

Saudi foreign minister, U.S. special envoy to Iran discuss nuclear talks – SPA

(Reuters) -Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan al-Saud and U.S. Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley met in Riyadh on Wednesday to discuss the Iranian nuclear talks, the state…

IAEA head expects news soon on when he may travel to Tehran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog said on Tuesday he anticipates news soon on when he may travel to Iran, adding that he expects to go…

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah says Beirut violence was a dangerous development

By Maha El Dahan and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) -The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Shi'ite group Hezbollah said on Monday that last week's Beirut violence in which seven Shi'ite Muslims…

U.S. says ‘intermediate step’ of meeting in Brussels not necessary for Iran talks

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States does not think talks in Brussels are necessary before the resumption of indirect negotiations with Iran on a return to the 2015 nuclear deal in…

Iran’s Raisi says nuclear talks with major powers should be result-oriented

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran backs talks with six major powers that are result-oriented, Iranian hardline President Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday, as Tehran and six powers struggled to overcome snags…

EU plays down chance of any Iran talks outside Vienna

By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) -The European Union on Monday played down the prospect of serious talks on Iran's nuclear programme outside the framework of negotiations between…

Iran’s navy thwarts pirate attack on Iranian tanker -report

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian naval forces intervened on Saturday to repel pirates who attacked an Iranian oil tanker in the Gulf of Aden, Iran's state media reported. Pirates in five…

Saudi foreign minister warns of ‘dangerous’ Iran nuclear acceleration

By Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan said on Friday that Iran's acceleration of its nuclear activities is putting the world in "a very…