Khaled al Mahjoub, head of the media unit for the so-called Libyan National Army of warlord Khalifa Haftar, said in a statement that the 10 missing barrels had been recovered in the Sabha area of southern Libya.
Israeli army confirmed an operation in the city of Jenin was under way — the latest in a series of violent actions targeting Palestinians living in areas with presence of illegal Israeli settlements.
Missing uranium is a growing concern as it poses a nuclear security threat if accessed by terror groups or notorious non-state actors in the region.
UN watchdog's inspectors find "10 drums containing approximately 2.5 tonnes of natural uranium" missing from the site, raising nuclear security concerns.
"Recent exploration activities revealed the presence of diverse sources of uranium in various locations," Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman tells a minerals conference.
The step was seen as a significant step taken by Iran's nuclear programme in response to the UN nuclear watchdog resolution calling for Tehran to cooperate in its probe.
Iran has been adding them to two underground sites at Natanz and Fordow, which may be designed to withstand potential aerial bombardment.
Iran agrees to provide information to the UN nuclear watchdog and answer questions posed by IAEA, which will lead to the parties meeting in Tehran.
American nuclear power generation companies lobby White House against sanctioning uranium imports from Russia, according to Reuters news agency, despite US and its allies piling harsh sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine.
While Russia is the most influential power in Kazakhstan, the Netherlands and the US are the two biggest investors in Central Asia’s largest state.
Iran and Russia both gave positive views about talks that kicked off this week to salvage Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with global powers, although Western nations have said the negotiations are going too slowly.
Iran's head of nuclear energy Mohammad Eslami has said Tehran's targets related to enriching uranium are meeting its industrial and production needs.
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