Tag: nuclear


North Korea Fires ICBM-Class Missile After Condemning ‘War’ Moves

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA/TOKYO — North Korea fired an ICBM-class missile Monday with a range capable of reaching anywhere in the United States, a Japanese official said, marking its second missile launch in hours as Pyongyang condemned a U.S.-led show of force as “war” moves. The ICBM missile has the potential to travel more than 15,000 km, meaning it can reach anywhere […]


Russian Attack Cannot Be Ruled Out, Says Swedish Parliamentary Report – SVT

STOCKHOLM — A Swedish parliament defense committee report said a Russian military attack against Sweden cannot be ruled out, Swedish public service broadcaster SVT said on Sunday, citing sources. Sweden has been scrambling to bolster its defenses and applied to join NATO last year following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Sweden was invited to apply, but Turkey and Hungary are yet to […]


Ukraine Claims Russia Planning ‘Massive’ Incident At Nuclear Site

Ukraine’s defence intelligence directorate warns Russia will simulate an attack at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. Ukraine’s defence ministry has warned that Russia plans to simulate a major accident at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station, which is under the control of Russian forces, in a bid to thwart the expected counteroffensive by Ukraine to retake its territory captured by Moscow. The […]


Nuclear Watchdog Warns Iran Has Enough Material For Several Nuclear Bombs

International Atomic Energy Agency Chief Rafael Grossi warned recently that Iran has accumulated “enough nuclear material for several nuclear weapons.” Grossi told the European Parliament’s security and defense subcommittee in Brussels that his agency is no longer monitoring Iran’s nuclear program because the regime has disconnected 27 of the agency’s cameras installed at its declared nuclear sites. Grossi said he […]


With New Sanctions, US Vows To ‘Severely Restrict’ Iran Oil Sales

The Biden administration explicitly links a fresh round of US sanctions to failure to restore the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Washington, DC – The Biden administration has announced a new round of sanctions against Iran, vowing to impose financial penalties on a “regular basis” in an effort to “severely restrict” Iranian oil and petrochemical exports. The measures announced on Thursday […]


Ukraine Reports Russian Strikes Near Power Plant

Ukraine reported fresh Russian aerial attacks Monday near the site of a major nuclear power plant, while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned of potential Russian actions as Ukraine prepares to mark the anniversary of its independence. Regional governor Valentyn Reznichenko said Russian rocket strikes hit areas to the west of the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. The rockets struck houses, a […]


Russia Begins Fresh Assault In Eastern Ukraine

KYIV, UKRAINE — As Russia began an assault Saturday on two key cities in eastern Ukraine, Kyiv and Moscow blamed each other for a strike on Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia power station, Europe’s largest nuclear power plant. Russian troops have occupied the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant, located in southern Ukraine, since March. Ukraine has accused Russia of storing heavy weapons there, while Russia accused […]


Iran Says It Has New Ideas On Nuclear Deal After EU Proposes Text

It appears an impasse over the 2015 nuclear deal is continuing 15 months after negotiations began to restore it. Tehran, Iran – Iran has said it has new ideas to restore its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers after the European Union’s coordinator proposed what seems to be a final text to reach an agreement. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell […]


Sen. Bob Menendez — “No Deal Is Better Than A Bad Deal”

Speaking on the program Fox News Sunday, Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., said he wants the Biden administration to make sure Iran cannot obtain nuclear weapons but warned that any new deal with the Islamic nation must come with strong terms that would actually keep them from doing so. “We are all in agreement that Iran cannot be allowed to possess […]


Trump’s Decision Puts E.U. In A Spin

The decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to re-impose sanctions on Iran has put European countries in a spin as they scramble to find ways to safeguard huge business deals with Iran. In 2015, the U.S. along with its E.U. allies lifted sanctions from Iran in a deal that would see the country aborting plans for its nuclear development. Following […]