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EU Labors to Keep Nuclear Deal Alive After New Iran Moves

BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers on Monday affirmed their support for the nuclear deal with Iran, after the Islamic Republic began enrichment work at its Fordo site in a fresh act of defiance that seems likely to spell the end of the painstakingly c...
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Iran Poised for Faster Centrifuges as Nuclear Deal Collapses

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran was poised Thursday to begin work on advanced centrifuges that will enrich uranium faster as the 2015 nuclear deal unravels further and a last-minute French proposal offering a $15-billion line of credit to compensate Iran for not being abl...
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Iranians Say US Sanctions Hurt the People, Not Government

TEHRAN, Iran — While opinions differ across Tehran's Grand Bazaar about the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal, there's one thing those in the beating heart of Iran's capital city agree on: American sanctions hurt the a...
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Iran Says It Soon Will Surpass Uranium Stockpile Limit

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran will surpass the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, the spokesman for the country's atomic agency said Monday while also warning that Iran could enrich uranium up to 20% — just a step...