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  1. Iran's Revolutionary Guard Says It Launches Second Satellite

    March 8, 2022 Amir Vahdat and Jon Gambrell The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force claimed it successfully launched a reconnaissance satellite into orbit on March 8. The three-stage, solid- and liquid-fueled Qased space-launch vehicle ...

  2. U.N. Arms Embargo Imposed On Yemen's Houthis Amid Vote Questions

    February 28, 2022 Michelle Nichols The U.N. Security Council imposed an arms embargo on the entire Houthi group on February 28, expanding a ban that had previously targeted specific Houthi leaders. While no member of the Council voted against the resoluti ...

  3. Satellite Photos Show Iran Had Another Failed Space Launch

    March 2, 2022 Jon Gambrell Satellite images show scorch marks and debris on a launchpad at Iran's Imam Khomeini Spaceport, suggesting that Iran experienced another rocket launch failure. The imagery showed a gantry similar to one used in an earlier l ...

  4. UN Atomic Watchdog Says Iran Further Raising Nuclear Stockpile

    March 3, 2022 Emily Schultheis The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) said in a confidential report that Iran has likely doubled its stockpile of uranium enriched to 60% purity since November 2021. In November, the IAEA estimated that Iran held 15. ...

  5. Iran To Enrich Uranium To 20% Even After Nuclear Deal

    February 25, 2022 Iran's top nuclear official said on February 25 that Iran will continue enriching uranium to both 5% and 20% purity even if U.S. sanctions are lifted as part of a revival of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The JCPOA ...

  6. U.S. Eyes 100-strong Mideast Sea Drone Fleet With Security Partners

    February 21, 2022 Alexander Cornwell The commander of the U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet announced plans to create a contingent of 100 unmanned vessels to patrol sea routes in the Middle East. The Navy and regional U.S. security partners such as Israel and ...

  7. Iran Nuclear Deal Draft Puts Prisoners, Enrichment, Cash First, Oil Comes Later

    February 17, 2022 Francois Murphy, Parisa Hafezi and John Irish Diplomats involved in nuclear negotiations in Vienna shared details of a draft deal on February 17. The draft outlines steps parties will take to bring them back into compliance with the JCPO ...

  8. As Nuclear Talks Resume, Iran's Oil Exports Increase

    February 10, 2022 Alex Lawler Iranian crude exports exceeded 1 million bpd between December 2021 and January 2022 for the first time in three years, according to industry sources. Most of the oil was sold to China. In January, China officially reported Ir ...

  9. Iran Unveils Long-Range Missile As Vienna Nuclear Talks Resume

    February 9, 2022 Parisa Hafezi On February 9, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled a new ballistic missile with a claimed range of 1,450 kilometers. According to Iranian state media, the "Kheibar Shekan" missile uses a solid-fue ...

  10. U.S. Grants Sanctions Relief To Iran As Nuke Talks In Balance

    February 4, 2022 Matthew Lee On February 4, the United States restored waivers that shield foreign companies working on certain civilian nuclear projects in Iran from U.S. sanctions. The waivers permit work at nuclear facilities in Bushehr, Arak, and at t ...

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