Outgoing Mossad chief suggests Israel behind attacks on Iran’s nuclear program, scientist – National

The outgoing chief of Israel’s Mossad intelligence service has offered the closest acknowledgment yet his country was behind recent attacks targeting Iran’s nuclear program and a military scientist. The comments by Yossi Cohen, speaking to Israel’s Channel 12 investigative program “Uvda” in a segment aired Thursday night, offered an extraordinary debriefing by the head […]

Iran’s secrecy on Flight 752 crash means airspace still unsafe: Goodale – National

By Mia Rabson The Canadian Press Posted June 10, 2021 5:54 pm     Updated June 10, 2021 5:56 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The prime minister’s special adviser on last […]

‘Space narrowing’ for temporary Iran nuclear agreement: IAEA

The UN nuclear watchdog’s head said Monday it was “becoming increasingly difficult” to extend a temporary inspections arrangement with Iran, as Tehran and world powers try to salvage a nuclear deal. In February, Tehran suspended some IAEA inspections, leading the agency to strike a temporary three-month deal allowing it to continue its activities despite the […]

Iran’s largest navy vessel sinks in Gulf of Oman after catching fire: reports – National

The largest ship in the Iranian navy caught fire and later sank Wednesday in the Gulf of Oman under unclear circumstances, semiofficial news agencies reported. The Fars and Tasnim news agencies said efforts failed to save the support ship Kharg, named after the island that serves as the main oil terminal for Iran. The […]

UN watchdog hasn’t had access to key Iranian nuclear data since Feb. 23, agency says – National

The United Nations’ atomic watchdog hasn’t been able to access data important to monitoring Iran’s nuclear program since late February when the Islamic Republic started restricting international inspections of its facilities, the agency said Monday. The International Atomic Energy Agency reported in a confidential document distributed to member countries and seen by The Associated […]

Families of those killed on Flight 752 have been harassed by Iran: report

A human rights group says in a new report that Iran has harassed families of passengers killed aboard Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752. Human Rights Watch says from last fall until January it spoke with 31 family members of victims and “people with direct knowledge” of how Iranian authorities treated relatives. In all, 176 […]

Iran says inspectors may no longer access surveillance images of nuclear sites – National

Iran‘s parliament speaker said Sunday that international inspectors may no longer access surveillance images of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear sites, escalating tensions amid diplomatic efforts in Vienna to save Tehran’s atomic accord with world powers. The comments by Iran’s parliament speaker Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, aired by state TV, further underscored the narrowing window for […]

Relatives of Ethiopian, Iran air disaster victims temporarily offered residency path – National

Canada is offering a path to permanent residency for the next year to the relatives of victims of two major recent air disasters: Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. Immigration Minister Marco Mendicino announced the move on Thursday morning. He said while the Canadian government remains focused on continuing to push […]

Iran’s former hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to run in upcoming election – National

Iran’s former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registered Wednesday to run again for the Islamic Republic’s presidency, raising the possibility that the populist leader who rapidly advanced Tehran’s nuclear program to challenge the West could return to the country’s top civilian post. Ahmadinejad’s attempt to run again in 2017 disregarded the words of Iran’s Supreme […]

U.S. denies claims from Iran of prisoner deal while U.K. officials play it down – National

The United States on Sunday immediately denied a report by Iranian state-run television that deals had been reached for the Islamic Republic to release U.S. and British prisoners in exchange for Tehran receiving billions of dollars. It wasn’t immediately clear if the report represented a move by the hard-liners running the Iranian broadcaster to […]