Israel could attack Iranian nuclear sites in two or three years, its defense minister said on Wednesday, in unusually explicit comments about a possible timeline.
A new think tank report obtained by The Jerusalem Post warns of the possibility of Iran launching an accelerated effort to achieve a few “crude” nuclear weapons in six months.
Iran has conducted at least 16 separate attacks on international vessels in the Gulf and Red Sea in the past five years and can reach a significant quantity of enriched uranium for one nuclear bomb (SQ1) at 90% in only two weeks, Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Thursday.
The UN atomic watchdog said Thursday it believes that Iran has further increased its stockpile of highly enriched uranium and criticized Tehran for continuing to bar the agency’s officials from accessing or monitoring Iranian nuclear sites.
Russia has warned that the accelerated deployment of modernized U.S. nuclear weapons in Europe next month could lower the “nuclear threshold” for an outbreak of atomic warfare.
The UN’s nuclear watchdog said Wednesday it could not guarantee the peaceful nature of Iran’s nuclear program, saying there had been “no progress” in resolving questions over the past presence of nuclear material at undeclared sites.
As the Vienna talks on reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) Iran nuclear agreement appear to have faltered yet again, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid warned Tuesday that Israel will act as it sees fit to thwart Iranian efforts to obtain a nuclear bomb, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
The United Nations’ International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has reported that Iran is upgrading its advanced uranium enrichment program and is now using state-of-the-art IR-6 centrifuges installed at the underground Fuel Enrichment Plant (FEP) in Natanz, the Jewish News Syndicate (JNS) reports.
The Biden administration on Wednesday inched closer to restarting a controversial nuclear deal with Iran, brushing aside stark warnings from key American ally Israel and sidestepping mounting evidence that Tehran and its proxies have not moderated their behavior on other fronts and remain intent on targeting U.S. troops, officials, allies and interests.
The Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps on Saturday said that it can develop a nuclear weapon within a rapid-fire amount of time and obliterate New York with ballistic missiles.
Iran is technically capable of making a nuclear bomb but has not decided whether to build one, a senior adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Qatar’s al Jazeera TV on Sunday.
The Iranian regime said Monday that, although the US imposed new sanctions on it last week, the “train has still not derailed” in its stalled talks with world powers about restoring the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
The head of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) stated Thursday that Iran is removing 27 surveillance cameras from its nuclear sites, in a move that may kill off all hope of reviving the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
The European Union canceled plans to impose sanctions against Russian Orthodox Church leader Patriarch Kirill after Hungary threatened to veto the bloc’s latest round of measures against Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.
European Union leaders say they will block most Russian oil imports by the end of 2022 to punish Moscow for invading Ukraine. But the EU embargo will only affect oil that arrives by sea following opposition from Hungary.
Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz is in Washington to meet US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, amid Israeli-Russian tensions and Iran’s close proximity to producing a nuclear bomb, i24 News reports. The meeting will be held on Thursday and will focus on joint Israeli-US security cooperation.
Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz said Tuesday that Iran is just a few weeks away from producing enough enriched uranium to make a nuclear bomb, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
The European Union’s chief executive left Budapest empty-handed Monday after failing to convince Hungary to agree on an EU oil embargo against Russia.
Hungary said Sunday it would not support European Union plans to freeze the assets of Patriarch Kiril, head of the Russian Orthodox Church.
The US warned Friday that North Korea could be ramping up its nuclear activities.