Natanz Nuclear facility


  • Natanz 2021/04/17

    By Sonja van den Ende  

    Natanz sabotage: A sign of Biden's unwillingness to revive the JCPOA

    The attack on Iran’s nuclear facility Natanz, coincidentally, happened on the day that the U.S. secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin visited Israel. Lloyd Austin, who was heavily involved in the Afghanistan and Iraq U.S. occupation (war), was the senior military commander in charge of all U.S. and remaining coalition forces in Iraq, since 2010.

  • Uranium enrichment 2021-04-16 21:31

    Iran flexes nuclear muscles with enrichment leap

    Iran can enrich uranium to 60% and beyond

    TEHRAN – In the latest move to achieve advanced nuclear technology, Iran announced on Friday that it produced the first batch of 60% enriched uranium for the first time.

  • Ambassador 2021-04-15 15:18

    Iran to get first batch of 60% enriched uranium next week: ambassador

    TEHRAN – Iran will accumulate the first batch of 60% enriched uranium within a week, a senior Iranian diplomat said on Tuesday after Iran announced that it is starting to enrich uranium to up to 60% purity in its most important step ever in the nuclear standoff between Tehran and the West.

  • Natanz 2021-04-15 15:05

    Natanz sabotage reveals Iran’s strength 

    TEHRAN – The sabotage that targeted Iran’s key nuclear enrichment facility was mainly meant to undermine Iran’s nuclear program and throw a wrench into its scientific progress but the country emerged even stronger than before this week’s sabotage.

  • Zarif 2021-04-13 21:50

    Zarif writes to UN chief on Natanz, accuses Israel of derailing nuclear deal talks

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sabotage at the Natanz Fuel Enrichment Plant, accusing Israel of pursuing policies aimed at disrupting nuclear deal talks between Iran and the West.

  • Natanz 2021-04-12 22:14

    Iran to replace damaged centrifuges at Natanz with more advanced ones

    TEHRAN – Iran has vowed to replace damaged centrifuges at Natanz nuclear enrichment plant with advanced ones after the plant suffered a problem involving its electrical distribution grid. 

  • Natanz 2021-04-12 22:09

    Rezaei explains to Tehran Times possibility of American involvement in sabotage

    The usual culprits

    TEHRAN – Iranian officials have officially blamed the sabotage that targeted the Natanz nuclear enrichment plant on Israel while taking into consideration an American role in the sabotage before drawing a conclusion.  

  • head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament 2021-04-12 21:42

    More advanced centrifuges to be installed at Natanz: senior MP

    TEHRAN-- The head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament spoke about Sunday’s sabotage act in Natanz, saying Iran will install more advanced centrifuges at the nuclear facility.

  • Natanz 2021-04-11 21:07

    Who’s behind Natanz incident?

    TEHRAN – Less than a week after a mysterious attack on an Iranian vessel in the Red Sea, an incident occurred at the Natanz nuclear facility for the second time in less than a year amid heightened tensions between Iran and Israel.

  • Natanz nuclear facility 2021-04-11 11:00

    Incident happens in part of the Natanz electricity network: nuclear spokesman

    TEHRAN – The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on Sunday that an accident has happened in part of the electricity network of the Natanz nuclear facility in Isfahan province.

  • cascade centrifuge 2021-04-03 21:17

    Iran using new advanced centrifuges at Natanz

    TEHRAN – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has started feeding uranium into cluster of 174 IR-2m centrifuges at the Natanz nuclear facility, the IAEA confirmed in a report on Thursday.

  • Kamalvandi 2020-11-29 10:56

    Elements behind Fakhrizadeh assassination, Natanz attack are the same: Iran

    TEHRAN — Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has said the elements behind the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and the act of sabotage at the Natanz nuclear facility are the same.

  • Salehi 2020-09-08 23:24

    Commenting on Natanz explosion is up to SNSC, says nuclear chief

    TEHRAN - Ali Akbar Salehi, the director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), said on Tuesday that he was not authorized to speak about a July explosion at the Natanz nuclear facility and that it was up to a top security body to comment on the explosion.

  • Kamalvandi 2020-09-06 18:38

    Elements behind Natanz site blast identified, says nuclear official

    TEHRAN — Behrooz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), has said the elements and reasons behind a recent blast at the Natanz nuclear facility have been identified.

  • Natanz 2020-08-24 22:08

    Why Iran cannot trust the IAEA

    Broken trust

    TEHRAN - In a bid to address “outstanding questions”, Rafael Mariano Grossi, the director-general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), arrived in Tehran late on Monday amid Iran’s growing distrust of the IAEA.

  • Behrouz Kamalvandi 2020-08-23 21:48

    Natanz nuclear facility explosion was ‘sabotage’: Iran

    TEHRAN- Behrouz Kamalvandi, the spokesman for the Atomic Energy Agency Organization of Iran (AEOI) announced on late Sunday that the explosion that occurred at the Natanz Nuclear facility on July 2 was an act of ‘sabotage’.

  • nuclear 2020-07-22 12:54

    Enrichment activities continue unabated at Natanz nuclear facility, MP says

    TEHRAN – Spokesman for the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee has said enrichment activities in the Natanz nuclear facility continues unabated at the previous level.

  • Kamalvandi 2020-07-02 14:16

    AEOI: Natanz incident causing no work stoppage, slowdown at facility

    Iran's Atomic Energy Organization says an incident hitting the Natanz nuclear facility Thursday has caused no stoppage or slowdown of enrichment because the affected shed was actually under construction and not part of the enrichment process yet.