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Europeans push Iran resolution by UN nuclear watchdog despite warnings by Russia, Tehran

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After Iran limits inspections, UN nuke watchdog convenes over possible censure

UN nuclear watchdog mulls censure of Iran Iran’s recent decision to limit inspections by the UN’s nuclear watchdog will be at the heart of a meeting of its board of governors on Monday, with some members mulling a formal rebuke to Tehran. Western countries will be trying to find a way of censuring Iran without […]

Israel’s entry ban on citizens ‘unparalleled in democratic world,’ watchdog says

The Israel Democracy Institute on Sunday challenged Israel’s coronavirus restrictions on entry to the country that have left thousands of Israelis stranded abroad, saying they constitute an extreme erosion of rights that could infringe on citizens’ rights to vote in the March 23 elections. The institute submitted an opinion paper to Deputy Attorney General Raz […]

Watchdog demands probe of alleged election meddling by Likud MK who spoke to PLO

A watchdog on Wednesday called for an investigation into alleged electoral interference after a Likud lawmaker reportedly reached out to the Palestinians about encouraging Arab Israelis to support Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the March 23 elections. The Movement for Quality Government in Israel said that it had written to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and […]

Iran has started enriching uranium up to 20 percent purity, UN watchdog says

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Beijing urges US to return to Iran nuclear deal after watchdog secures last-minute deal to temporarily extend site inspections

China’s foreign ministry has called on Washington to resolve the Iran nuclear deal deadlock by returning to the 2015 pact, which put restrictions on Iranian ambitions, as Tehran’s deadline for action by President Biden passes. “China always believes that the return of the United States to the comprehensive agreement is the only correct way to […]

UN nuclear watchdog strikes deal with Iran to continue ‘necessary’ monitoring

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Iran to host UN nuclear watchdog chief ahead of sanctions deadline

TEHRAN, Iran — UN nuclear watchdog head Rafael Grossi was to open talks Saturday in Iran on the eve of Tehran’s deadline for US sanctions to be lifted, as President Joe Biden called for “careful diplomacy.” The deadline, set by Iranian lawmakers, carries the threat of a suspension of some nuclear inspections, stoking international concern […]

UN nuclear watchdog found traces of uranium at two sites Iran barred it from, sources say

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New Watchdog Report Claims UNRWA Lied About Removing Hate Speech and Incitement From Educational Materials

View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90. A new report by a watchdog group claims that the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), which serves Palestinian refugees and their descendants, has not removed incitement and hate speech […]

Iran informs UN nuclear watchdog of end to surprise nuclear site inspections this month to enforce act of parliament

Tehran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of its parliamentary-approved plan to limit inspections of its nuclear sites from February 23, despite some vocal government opposition to the move. “Iran informed the IAEA on 15 February that the country will stop implementing voluntary transparency measures under the JCPOA as of 23 February, including […]

Iran develops key material for nuke production, atomic watchdog reports

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Least Corrupt Nations Produce Best Virus Response, Watchdog Finds

BERLIN (AP) — Countries with the least corruption have been best positioned to weather the health and economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a closely-watched annual study released Thursday by an anti-graft organization. Transparency International’s 2020 Corruption Perceptions Index, which measures the perception of public sector corruption according to experts and businesspeople, concluded […]

China and wildlife trade watchdog face legal challenge over ‘flagrant’ sales of chimps and elephants

China and the world’s wildlife trade watchdog are facing legal questions over the regular trade in endangered wildlife for zoos in the country. Lawyers have submitted a complaint to the trade regulator, accusing the country of “flagrantly” flouting international law in buying elephants and chimpanzees. Evidence shows some chimps were heavily pregnant when they were […]

Australian Government Probes UNRWA After Watchdog Report Reveals Antisemitic Educational Materials

View of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) building in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. Photo: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90. The Australian Department of Foreign Trade and Affairs (DFAT) will investigate antisemitic and inflammatory educational materials used by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), after a […]

French privacy watchdog slams authorities for using drones to enforce Covid-19 rules and curfews

French officials cannot use drones to make sure citizens are following curfew, staying apart, and wearing masks, the nation’s privacy watchdog has said. It’s the third such dressing down for police in eight months On Thursday the Commission Nationale Informatique & Libertes (CNIL), the agency responsible for personal data protection and guarding personal liberties, slammed […]

UN nuclear watchdog chief warns time is running out to revive Iran deal

President-elect Biden said he will return to deal immediately if Iran resumes strict compliance with the 2015 deal, but enrichment has only accelerated and Tehran is now threatening to expel UN inspectors 00 Hits: 0

Australian watchdog sues Facebook over ‘misleading’ Israeli VPN app

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia’s consumer watchdog launched legal action against Facebook on Wednesday, alleging the social media giant “misled” thousands of Australians by collecting user data from a free Israeli VPN service advertised as private. The platform could face a fine if found guilty of deceiving users, as Australia takes an increasingly assertive stance towards […]

Watchdog raises possible Kushner link to $700M rescue loan

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Chemical weapons watchdog criticizes Syria for failing to declare facility

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The global chemical weapons watchdog criticized Syria for failing to declare a chemical weapons production facility and respond to 18 other issues, while Russia accused the watchdog of conducting a “political crusade” against its close ally, the Syrian government. The clash Friday came at the UN Security Council’s monthly meeting on […]

Chemical weapons watchdog criticizes Syria over 19 issues

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Iran watchdog passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting UN inspections

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World economy ‘to return to pre-pandemic levels’ by 2022, watchdog says

Vaccinations and financial support from governments will help the global economy recover to pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2021, a global economic watchdog has predicted. But the forecast by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) also said the bounce back will be uneven in countries around the world and will depend heavily […]

Eight pro-Iran militiamen killed in Israel strike in Syria, watchdog says

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UN watchdog confirms Iran starts building at underground nuclear facility

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Watchdog: Tracking by Israel’s security service is invasive, ineffective in COVID fight

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Israel among few countries preventing foreign bribery, watchdog says

BERLIN, Germany — An anti-corruption watchdog on Tuesday ranked Israel as one of the top four countries in the world in enforcing rules meant to prohibit companies from paying bribes in foreign markets, and said most other countries are doing next to nothing. Berlin-based Transparency International said only four of 47 countries — the United […]

Chemical weapons watchdog issues inconclusive reports on two Syria attacks

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UN nuclear watchdog inspects second Iranian site after standoff over access

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Israeli strike killed 10 fighters in Syria, most of them foreign, watchdog says

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