Tag: Iran

Iran’s Nuclear Program – World Powers watch as Iran increases stockpile
Middle East, World

Iran’s Nuclear Program – World Powers watch as Iran increases stockpile

The  International Atomic Energy Agency says it believes that Iran has further increased its stockpile of highly enriched uranium. The United Nations’ atomic watchdog says that increasing its nuclear stockpile is in breach of a 2015 accord with world powers. The IAEA quarterly report estimates that Iran has a stock of 17.7 kilograms of uranium […]

Iran blames Israel for the killing of its top nuclear scientist near Tehran; Vows ‘harsh revenge’
Featured, Middle East, World

Iran blames Israel for the killing of its top nuclear scientist near Tehran; Vows ‘harsh revenge’

Prominent Iranian physicist and nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in a gun attack near the capital Tehran on 27 November at . A report in state-controlled Iranian news channel Press TV said that Fakhrizadeh  had been targeted on Friday in a multi-pronged attack involving at least one explosion and small fire by a number […]

Bangkok 2012 bombings: Thai government approves transfer of 3 Iranians charged with involvement in botched bomb attack
Asia, Middle East, World

Bangkok 2012 bombings: Thai government approves transfer of 3 Iranians charged with involvement in botched bomb attack

The 2012 bomb plot involving the three Iranian was exposed when an accidental explosion blew apart the Bangkok villa where they were staying. Three Iranians Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, Saeid Moradi and Mohammad Kharzei were arrested by the Bangkok police. Investigations by the Thai and Israeli security agencies revealed that those arrested were planning for a bomb attack on Israeli diplomats in Bangkok.