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Iran Accelerating Nuclear Work: Report

Window closing for diplomacy or military intervention, warn analysts

(Newser) - Negotiations related to Iran's nuclear program are nearly dead in their tracks; the same can't be said of the country's nuclear progress, according to a soon-to-be-released report by international nuclear inspectors cited by the the New York Times . The report claims that Iran has stepped up its... More »

UN Thinks Iran Is Building Two Nuke Sites

Tehran official says they'll be 'inside mountains'

(Newser) - Iran is apparently building two more uranium-enrichment sites and doesn't seem to care about keeping it a secret. A high-ranking Iranian official told the Student News Agency that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has ordered the work to begin soon "inside two mountains." The interview drew little attention at first, but... More »

CIA Knew of 'Secret' Iran Facility: Panetta

Once agency was certain this spring, Obama kept info as leverage for talks

(Newser) - The CIA knew about Iran's recently revealed uranium-enrichment facility and had been collecting intelligence on it since 2006. The US, the UK, and France had been on the lookout for a new secret plant since the 2002 revelation of the Natanz facility. When intelligence and covert operations uncovered a new... More »

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