Iran's Nuclear Ambitions

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  • Iran resumes uranium conversion which had been suspended since November 2004

    Iran resumes uranium conversion which had been suspended since November 2004
    Iran resumes uranium conversion which had been suspended since November 2004
  • UN security council imposes sanctions on Iran’s trade in sensitive nuclear materials and technology

    UN security council imposes sanctions on Iran’s trade in sensitive nuclear materials and technology
  • Iranian scientist killed by remote controlled bomb

  • New financial sanctions against Iran

  • Iranian scientist killed by bomb explosion. Another was wounded in a similar attempt.

  • Chemist working at the Natanz unranium enrichment facility killed by bomb explosion.

  • EU and US announce new sanctions against Iran

  • UN’s atomic watchdog expresses concern over a possible military dimension to Iran’s nuclear activities.

    UN’s atomic watchdog expresses concern over a possible military dimension to Iran’s nuclear activities.
  • Head of Iran’s ballistic missile programme killed in an explosion at a military base

  • Fifth Iranian scientist killed in bomb explosion

    Fifth Iranian scientist killed in bomb explosion
  • Iran threatens to close strait of Hormuz over EU oil sanctions

    Iran threatens to close strait of Hormuz over EU oil sanctions
  • Eu agrees an oil embargo on Iran starting in July

  • Iran announces advances in its nuclear program including building new uranium enrichment centrifuges and installing new fuel rods

    Iran announces advances in its nuclear program including building new uranium enrichment centrifuges and installing new fuel rods
  • Iran threatens to stop selling oil to six European countries months ahead of when the EU’s embargo would come into effect

  • Iran announces it is ready to resume talks over its nuclear program