The IAEA report has exposed a new divide between the United Nations inspectors and the United States over how to contain Iran's atomic program.
Iran is expanding its nuclear program in defiance of United Nations' resolutions, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Thursday.
PARIS, Aug. 30 -- The United Nations nuclear watchdog agency gave an upbeat assessment of Iranian cooperation with international inspectors in a new report Thursday that could make it more difficult for the United States to win tougher U.N. sanctions against Iran.
A man pleaded guilty in a scheme to buy thousands of submachine guns and sell them to Iranians opposed to Iran's president, court records showed.
American and Iranian leaders are boosting their belligerent rhetoric, even as the UN's nuclear watchdog reported Thursday that Iran's nuclear program is moving slower than expected and below capacity.
Iran's decision to answer key questions about its nuclear programme is "a significant step forward," the UN nuclear agency said Thursday, in a development expected to help Tehran avoid new sanctions.
The atomic energy agency praised Iran for promising to answer questions about an array of suspicious nuclear activities in the past.
The United States insisted on Iran suspending uranium enrichment in order to win international confidence, downplaying a UN report Thursday that Tehran is answering questions about its nuclear work.
Iran's uranium enrichment program is operating well below capacity and is far from producing nuclear fuel in significant amounts, according to a confidential U.N. nuclear watchdog report obtained by Reuters.
Iran's decision to answer key questions about its nuclear programme is "a significant step forward," the UN nuclear agency said Thursday, reporting on a development expected to help Tehran avoid new sanctions.