Pakistan and Iran sign on gas pipeline

Pakistan and Iran are forging ahead with plans to build a natural gas pipeline linking the two countries despite opposition from the United States. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad met Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan’s President at an airport near the nations’ border to sign the pipe’s inauguration yesterday. The leaders said the 2,700km gas pipeline will […]

UN watchdog denied access from Iran nuclear plant

The UN’s nuclear watchdog has returned home from Iran without being permitted to see the country’s nuclear power site. The International Atomic Energy Agency’s team of experts were back in Vienna this morning after failing to agree withofficials on a visit to Iran’s military site at Parchin. IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano said: “It is […]

Iran parades new nuclear developments

Iran says it has developed a clutch of new nuclear centrifuges which can enrich uranium much faster. They are a key part of the process to generate nuclear power. Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad touted the new nuclear developments in a broadcast on state television yesterday, criticising “propaganda used against” his country, while footage showed him […]