U.S. to Give Iran Another $2.8 Billion, Concedes Enrichment

Just a matter of how much, White House says
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks to the media after closed-door nuclear talks on Iran taking place in Vienna

The United States will give Iran access to another $2.8 billion over the next several months and appears to have conceded to Iran’s demand that it be permitted to domestically enrich uranium, the key component in a nuclear weapon, according to senior Obama administration officials.

State Dept. Backtracks After Kerry Suggests New Iran Sanctions Needed

Kerry told group of Jewish lawmakers administration is open to new sanctions bill
Hassan Rouhani

Lawmakers came out swinging on Thursday afternoon after the State Department issued a blanket denial regarding statements that Secretary of State John Kerry made to members of Congress earlier that morning about the potential need for new sanctions on Iran.

U.S. Senators Push for Tough Line in Iran Nuclear Talks

Lindsey Graham, Robert Menendez

(Reuters) – Two influential U.S. senators have asked fellow lawmakers to support demands that Iran accept tough conditions in nuclear talks, including at least two decades of inspections, before Congress would agree to ease sanctions.

Iran Celebrates Use of Rockets Supplied to Hamas

Iran: ‘All Zionists are within the range of the resistance's missiles'
smoke trails are seen after missiles are fired by Palestinian militants from Gaza City towards southern Israel

Iranian military leaders on Monday celebrated Hamas’ use of advanced long-range rockets that were supplied to the terror group by the Iranian regime.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls for More Enrichment Capacity

Ali Khamenei

DUBAI (Reuters) – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday Iran would need to significantly increase its uranium enrichment capacity, underlining a gap in positions between Tehran and world powers as they hold talks aimed at clinching a nuclear accord.

As Nuclear Talks Resume, Iran Says Will Not ‘Kneel’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif address a news conference in Vienna March 19, 2014

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is ready to take concrete steps to ensure its nuclear program remains peaceful but will not “kneel in submission” to do a deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said before a resumption of talks with major powers on Wednesday.

U.S. Nuke Sites Dismantled Security to Save Money, Report Warns

Problems persist two years after major security breach
Y-12

The organization responsible for securing America’s highly sensitive nuclear sites has been suffering from a “chaotic” and “dysfunctional” security policy that has endangered the country’s nuclear sites and left them vulnerable to attack, according to a new report by the government’s watchdog group.