Tag: nuclear

NEWS

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

POLITICS

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 […]

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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 […]

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Trump Urges Dropping The Nuclear Option To End Shutdown

Contrary to President Trump’s urging, the U.S. Senate Republicans oppose changing the chamber’s rules so that legislation to fund the government and end the current shutdown could pass with a simple majority, a spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday. The spokesman was responding to a question about President Donald Trump’s comment on Twitter that if the […]

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Kim Jong Un Warns It’s Business As Usual

North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un started the new year with a bang and was in no mood to make nice with the U.S. In his new year’s speech, he made it clear to the U.S. that his nuclear button is on hand at all times. “The United States can never fight a war against me and our state,” Kim […]

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Leaders Seek To Force North Korea

To “Alter Its Misguided Calculus” Three leaders, U.S. President Barack Obama, South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe joined together in a show of strength and a united front to warn North Korea against its “provocations” in its recent nuclear and missile tests. The meeting among the leaders took place while they were at the global […]

EDITORIAL

Is Iran Nuclear Deal The Same As The Wooden Horse Of Troy?

Man to man is so unjust, children: Ya don’t know who to trust. Your worst enemy could be your best friend, And your best friend your worse enemy. – Bob Marley Today, the level of distrust among countries is growing more than ever before. The evidence of this is seen no where better than in the current long drawn out […]