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IAEA investigation Iran Iran nuclear deal prospects dim again

Crucial midterm elections in the US and Israeli national elections are possible reasons for the delay in addressing Iranian concerns regarding an IAEA investigation

NPT review conference Majority of countries in West Asia call for region to be a nuclear-free zone

Several Arab and Middle Eastern countries underlined the need of a nuclear free zone in the region, and claimed that Israel’s continued refusal to join disarmament regimes remains the biggest hurdle in achieving the same

Iran-IAEA Iran’s growing concerns about IAEA’s neutrality may hamper chances of JCPOA revival 

A resolution against Iran, drafted and pushed by the US and its allies, was passed at the IAEA meeting on June 8, marking a new low in the Iran-IAEA confrontation

Iran nuclear deal Iranian parliamentarians reiterate need for guarantees from US to revive the nuclear deal  

Parliamentarians in Iran issued a joint statement on Tuesday, asking their country’s negotiators to look for guarantees from the US that it will not violate the deal in the future before finalizing it

Iran and IAEA reach agreement over servicing of equipment that monitors its nuclear program

The two sides met just days before a meeting of the IAEA’s board of governors. As per the agreement, IAEA’s inspectors are permitted to service the identified equipment and replace their storage media

Iran claims Israel attacked its nuclear site last month in attempt to derail Vienna talks

Pressure from Israel was pivotal in US’ withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal in 2018. Successive Israeli governments have opposed calls for its revival

Palestinians in East Jerusalem resist ethnic cleansing and blockades and other stories

Today we look at the mass arrests of Palestinians and the blockade in Sheikh Jarrah, the strike by ArcelorMittal workers in Canada, and more

Iran-IAEA agreement Iran, IAEA agree to extend monitoring deal, give ongoing Vienna talks a chance   

The extension follows the expiry of a three-month agreement signed in February between the Iranian government and the IAEA providing the UN body access to Iranian nuclear sites through photos despite an Iranian law restricting physical inspection

Iran nuclear deal revival Hopes for revival of nuclear deal rise despite provocations against Iran

Despite provocations such as the attack on Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility on April 11, the discussions to restore the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or the nuclear deal continue through the mechanism of the joint commission

Suu Kyi faces additional charges amid brutal crackdown on protests and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the additional charges imposed against Aung San Suu Kyi, police crackdown on a pro-democracy protest in Bangkok, recent developments surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal, and the ongoing protests in Haiti

Iran will seek compensation for the losses caused by the sanctions after US returns to the deal

Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif said that the country has suffered a loss of over USD 1 trillion due to over 1.600 sanctions imposed by the US since its unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal in 2018

Sanctions on Iran US withdraws Trump era letters to UNSC claiming re-imposition of international sanctions against Iran

The withdrawal of the letters is being seen as a positive move towards the revival of the Iran nuclear deal. However, Iran wants the US to take firm action and lift all unilateral sanctions before it reverts back to full adherence to the provisions of the deal