Saturday, 28 May, 2022
Topic2015 Iranian nuclear agreement

Topic: 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement

US Seizes 36 Iranian websites including state-run media ahead of nuclear talks in Vienna

The Justice Department said Tuesday night that the seizures were in response to the Iranian regime targeting the US electoral process by spreading disinformation online.

Antony Blinken says Iran should take first step to restart nuclear deal

Blinken said after Iran returns to the agreement the US would seek to build a 'longer and stronger' accord to address what he called 'deeply problematic' issues.

Khamenei backs efforts to revive 2015 Iran nuclear deal with incoming Biden administration

The key intervention sends clear signal to Iranian hardliners not to stand in the way of talks with US President-elect Joe Biden, who takes office next month.

Trump’s economic havoc in Iran will take more than Biden to fix

The 2015 nuclear deal inked by Obama was followed by more sanctions, ostracism from oil market, 12% slump since 2018 and Covid — scars that experts say will last a long while.

Donald Trump’s Iran policy can make negotiations easier for Joe Biden

Both Trump and Biden have said they would negotiate with Iran after the 2020 election. The Biden administration should use Trump’s 'maximum pressure' policy to its advantage.

UN Security Council rejects Trump’s plan to restore sanctions on Iran

In a sign of broad international opposition to the US effort, the UNSC chief says he hasn’t received a request to introduce a resolution rejecting the plan to 'snap back' sanctions.

Iran says it has begun ‘new era’ of expanded nuclear cooperation with IAEA

Iran’s nuclear program has been subject to the most stringent inspections in IAEA’s history. The IAEA now expects access to 2 sites suspected of hosting past nuclear activity.

Arab states aren’t backing Trump’s Iran snapback strategy

There was never going to be any help from Iraq and Lebanon. Iran exerts decisive influence in Baghdad and Beirut through its control of powerful Shiite militias and political parties.

Iran will never have a nuclear weapon, says Trump as he pushes UNSC to renew sanctions

Trump's move to force Iran back into negotiations is set to put US on collision course with other world powers who say Washington doesn’t have the authority to reimpose sanctions. 

Iran’s atomic work will survive Natanz blast, monitoring may not

The scale of the Natanz explosion, which came shortly after another at a military site near Tehran, triggered speculation that Israel might have targeted the facility.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.