Iran enriching more uranium at 60%, says UN nuclear watchdog
24 November 2022 | 5:04 am
The IAEA has said Iran is continuing to accelerate its nuclear program and is producing highly enriched uranium at a new site.
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EU ambassadors have agreed on a new package of sanctions against Iranian officials in response to recent drone strikes in Ukraine. Tehran has denied supplying Russian forces with arms.
The Islamic Republic has been gripped by five weeks of demonstrations and some hardliners want a stronger crackdown. Meanwhile, Germany has warned travelers of arbitrary arrests.
Eighty thousand people gathered in Berlin to show solidarity with demonstrators in Iran. Meanwhile, shopkeepers and factory workers went on strike in several Iranian cities.
In an interview with FRANCE 24, the US special envoy for Iran announced "a slew of new sanctions" on Iranian officials who are "directly involved" in the current deadly crackdown on protesters.
Amid the protests in Iran, a new Deutsche Oper music theater production explores same-sex love and artistic pursuits of Iran’s youth as they struggle for emancipation.
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President Raisi vowed a "severe response" to a massacre at a Shiite shrine that the "Islamic State" said it conducted. Meanwhile, a rights group reported that a man was killed by security forces in western Iran.
Demonstrators in Tehran called for Iran's supreme leader to be "toppled." In the southeast, an influential local cleric criticized the government's handling of the protests.
The German Foreign Ministry called on all German citizens to leave Iran immediately. The ministry cited the risk of arbitrary arrest and detention as women-led protests roil the Middle Eastern nation.
Thousands of Iranians taking part in the ongoing mass anti-regime protests have been arrested. In many cases, families and friends don't even know where the detainees are being held.
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