Having been successful already once, PM Netanyahu says Israel has found and exposed to the IAEA yet another secret nuclear facility in Iran, and calls on the international community to publicly expose Iran’s nefarious deceptions.
By Gary Willig
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that the International Atomic Energy Agency had found undeclared stores of uranium in a live address Monday evening.
The prime minister’s address follows the launching of missiles at Israel by Iranian-backed militias in Syria and the announcement of the IAEA that Iran has violated the terms of the 2015 nuclear agreement by installing advanced centrifuges to enable it to increase the enrichment level of its uranium stocks. Continue Reading »
In a report aired on Israel TV13 News, top Israeli security sources revealed that not only is the IAEA aware of Iran’s deception, the nuclear watchdog is sitting on the information and have refrained from making it public.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB
The IAEA has found signs of radioactive material which would violate the 2015 nuclear deal at an Iranian nuclear site identified to the agency by Israeli intelligence, Channel 13 reported late Thursday.
According to Channel 13, top Israeli sources revealed to it that the IAEA is sitting on the information and has avoided making it public to date.In Continue Reading »
Since the Palestinian Authority has no nuclear reactors nor does the PA have sovereignty as an independent state, the absurdity of the recognition makes a mockery of the international organization.
– Emmanuel Nahshon, Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman said the agreement was a “violation of international conventions.”
By YOSSI MELMAN/MAARIV, JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) signed an agreement to recognize Palestine, as a state as it joined the international body as a observer on Tuesday. While it is not a member, it can attend meetings as an observer, an IAEA spokesperson said.
The agreement, which was signed by the agency’s director general Yukiya Amano and the Palestinian Ambassador in Vienna Salah Abdul Shafi, gives the IAEA inspectors the ability to check the safety of radioactive materials and fissile nuclear materials, such as uranium. Continue Reading »
Refusing to accept Israel’s intel evaluation, the IAEA responded saying, “All information obtained, including from third parties [Israel], is subject to rigorous review and assessed together with other [Iran’s] available information.”
WATCH: Israel’s PM Netanyahu exposes Iranian fraud to UN General Assembly.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s call to inspect Iran’s nuclear program, the International Atomic Energy Agency fired back in a statement on Tuesday, saying that they use all relevant information available and do not take any information at face value.
“All information obtained, including from third parties, is subject to rigorous review and assessed together with other available information to arrive at an independent assessment based on the Agency’s own expertise,” the statement said. Continue Reading »
Arab League member states decided to break away from tradition and refrain from seeking a vote on a resolution regarding the oversight of Israel’s nuclear program.
By Ben Ariel
The Arab states, led by Egypt, plan to refrain this year from seeking a vote on a resolution regarding the oversight of Israel’s nuclear facilities during the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) general conference next month, Haaretz reported Thursday, citing a cable sent to several Israeli embassies abroad.
IAEA headquarters – Photo: iStock
Three Israeli diplomats who are privy to the content of the classified telegram, sent by Tamar Rahamimoff-Honig, head of the Foreign Ministry’s Arms Control Department, said it stated that the Arab League member states had made the decision not to demand a vote on a resolution regarding Israel’s nuclear program. Continue Reading »
Report presented yesterday to the IAEA proved what Israel had been saying all along: Iran had been working in a very organized manner on developing a nuclear explosive device.
By Raphael Poch
On Monday, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors in Vienna received a report from the IAEA Director General bringing evidence that Iran had indeed been working towards building a nuclear explosive device up until 2009.
Iran’s ambassador to the IAEA Reza Najafi – Reuters
“This was one of the most important days in the nuclear Iran affair, and the IAEA board of governors did nothing” said a distraught Dr. Continue Reading »
After the IAEA vote, PM Netanyahu said he had called 30 world leaders & convinced them to reject the Egyptian proposal considering the turmoil brewing in the Mideast, especially with Teheran’s efforts to obtain nuclear weapons.
By HERB KEINON
In a move hailed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuas a “great” diplomatic victory, the International Atomic Energy Agency handily voted down an Egyptian resolution on Thursday to force Israel to open its nuclear facilities to international inspectors.
The resolution also wanted the International Atomic Energy Agency’s member states to express concern over Israel’s nuclear capabilities, and call on it to join the 1970 nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Continue Reading »
Israel’s previous Intelligence Minister calls the IAEA agreement ‘innovative’ and ‘outside-the-box’, allowing Iran to self-inspect its own nuclear facilities.
By Israel Today Staff
Israeli National Infrastructures Minister Yuval Steinitz on Wednesday congratulated the international community on its “innovative and out-of-the-box thinking” in permitting Iran to self-inspect its own nuclear
Israeli National Infrastructures Minister Yuval Steinitz
“One can only wonder if the Iranian inspectors will also have to wait 24 days before being able to visit the site and look for incriminating evidence?” Steinitz added.
The facetious remarks came in response to news that the UN watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), had reached what many saw as a face-saving arrangement with Iran whereby the latter will provide its own experts to inspect sites like Parchin, a sprawling and particularly sensitive nuclear facility near Tehran. Continue Reading »
Tablet magazine accuses POTUS of “appealing to bigotry & prejudice” and “Jew-baiting” to “sell a political deal, or to smear those who oppose it.”
• Sen. Lindsey Graham threatens to defund IAEA if secret “side deal” with Iran is not revealed.
By Erez Linn, News Agencies & Israel Hayom Staff
Editors from the online Jewish affairs magazine Tablet decided they could no longer remain silent in the face of U.S. President Barack Obama’s most recent comments against the pro-Israel lobby AIPAC’s efforts to curb the nuclear deal with Iran. In a scathing editorial piece written last weekend, Tablet said the White House’s harsh rhetoric against Israel and its supporters was playing into anti-Semitic hands. Continue Reading »
Nabil Al-Arabi, the head of the Arab League, insists Iran deal demonstrates ‘double standard’ when Israel isn’t placed under IAEA supervision.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi said Wednesday a historic nuclear deal between Iran and world powers is a first step to ridding the Middle East of weapons of mass destruction.
Nabil Al-Arabi – Reuters
The head of the Cairo-based pan-Arab bloc expressed hopes the accord reached on Tuesday would usher in “stability and security” in the volatile region, according to AFP.
Arabi also called on the international community to put pressure on Israel to declare that it has nuclear facilities. Continue Reading »
PM Netanyahu said impending nuclear agreement will be ‘Worse Than Feared’, shortly after Iranian defector revealed US negotiating team capitulated to majority of Iranian demands.
By Tova Dvorin and Ari Soffer
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has said the deal currently under discussion between Iran and world powers over Tehran’s nuclear program is even worse than he had feared.
“The dangerous accord which is being negotiated in Lausanne (Switzerland) confirms our concerns and even worse,” Netanyahu said in remarks at a meeting of his cabinet broadcast on public radio.
Netanyahu also highlighted concerns over Iran’s wider expansionist ambitions in the region via Shia Islamist proxies and other terrorist groups. Continue Reading »
After having exposed White House’s knowledge of secret facility and its acquiescence for the sake of making ‘any deal’, Kerry takes swipe at Israeli PM’s criticism of American led P5+1 nuclear deal.
An exiled Iranian opposition group Tuesday accused Tehran of running a “secret” uranium enrichment site close to Tehran, which it said violated ongoing talks with global powers on a nuclear deal.
Alireza Jafarzadeh, Deputy Director of the Washington office of the National Council of Resistance of Iran, shows satellite photos on February 24, 2015, in Washington, DC – Photo: AFP/Brendan Smialowski
“Despite the Iranian regime’s claims that all of its enrichment activities are transparent … it has in fact been engaged in research and development with advanced centrifuges at a secret nuclear site called Lavizan-3,” said Alireza Jafarzadeh, deputy director of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI). Continue Reading »
The latest IAEA report justifies Israel’s concerns that Iran is secretly advancing their nuclear weapons program while Obama administration is engulfed in tedious political games & fruitless diplomatic talks.
By Israel Today Staff
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday was astonished that even as the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) once again acknowledges in its latest report that Iran is likely building a nuclear bomb, the West, led by the Obama Administration, remains mired in fruitless diplomatic talks with Tehran.
Israel’s PM Netanyahu Furious: Iran Builds Bomb While the West Just Talk – Israel Today
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In its report dated last Thursday, the IAEA detailed that at the facilities and programs open to it, Iran appears to be complying with international demands regarding its nuclear program.
Prior to meeting PM Netanyahu, the Fijian president began his visit in the Golan Heights inspecting his country’s UN peacekeeping troops, who this past summer had been kidnapped by Al-Nusra terrorists.
By Moshe Cohen
Fijian President Frank Bainimarama began a three day visit to Israel on Monday ahead of a meeting with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu Tuesday evening, after the latter fired key ministers and sent Israel to snap elections.
First Fiji President, Frank Bainimarama – Photo: Graham Davis/The Australian
Bainimarama, who was elected in September, is the first democratically elected president in Fiji’s history. The country has just come off a long period of military dictatorship. Continue Reading »
According to an Iranian envoy, Israel is “sitting on 200 nuclear warheads” as it is “crying wolf” about Iran’s nukes.
By Elad Benari, Canada
Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) slammed Israel on Friday, accusing the Jewish state of attacking its neighbors and committing atrocities.
IAEA officials – AFP/File Photo
“Israel, sitting on 200 nuclear warheads all of them targeted at Muslim cities … is crying wolf about nuclear proliferation,” the envoy, Reza Najafi, told the UN nuclear agency.
“This regime (has) a long history of aggression against neighbors, atrocity against peoples under occupation and clandestine development of all kinds of” weapons of mass destruction, he declared in the comments quoted by The Associated Press (AP). Continue Reading »