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Egypt court dismisses charges against former VP
October 26, 2013
An Egyptian court on Saturday threw out charges against former vice president Mohamed ElBaradei. ElBaradei, who served as vice president in the government set up by the military, stepped down in protest of the violence directed at protesters. It was this abandonment of his post that gave rise to th....... [more]

IAEA chief wants North Korea back in nuclear treaty
October 27, 2008
Head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Mohamed ElBaradei said Monday in his annual report to UN member states that he wants North Korea to return to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty after a five-year absence, during which it tested a nuclear device. His statement comes less than t....... [more]

Iran official calls new UN nuclear resolution 'legally baseless'
February 23, 2008
An Iranian official with the country's Supreme National Security Council said Saturday that a potential UN Security Council resolution imposing new sanctions on Iran in connection with its nuclear activities would be legally and technically baseless, according to the Iranian Student....... [more]

UN arms sales treaty urged by Nobel Peace Prize laureates
October 24, 2006
Fifteen Nobel Peace Prize laureates sent a letter to United Nations member states Tuesday urging the UN General Assembly to explore an arms-trade treaty. The letter signers said they believe it imperative for humanity that the number of deaths caused by firearms be reduced. They recommen....... [more]

BREAKING NEWS ~ IAEA chief reports Iran defying UN on nuclear enrichment
April 28, 2006
Mohammed ElBaradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, said Friday that Iran has enriched uranium in defiance of a March UN Security Council demand that it immediately suspend its nuclear enrichment program. Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced earlier this month that the....... [more]

IAEA chief submits Iran nuclear report to UN Security Council
March 8, 2006
The UN Security Council will take up the issue of Iran's nuclear program after Mohamed ElBaradei, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, transmitted his official report on Iran's nuclear program to the Security Council Wednesday. ElBaradei told the IAEA Board of Governo....... [more]

IAEA reporting Iran to Security Council
February 4, 2006
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors voted Saturday to report Iran to the UN Security Council, supporting a resolution offered by Britain, France, and Germany and backed by the US addressing concerns over Iran's restarted nuclear program. The IAEA overwhelmingly su....... [more]

ElBaradei plays for time as IAEA weighs Iran resolution
February 2, 2006
International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei Thursday sought to delay an IAEA vote on a draft resolution offered by Britain, France and Germany and backed by the US that calls for Iran to be reported to the UN Security Council after Tehran broke IAEA seals on equipment used....... [more]

IAEA chief urges negotiations to ban nuclear weapons production
November 1, 2005
Mohamed ElBaradei, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Monday called for the start of negotiations on the long-stalled Fissile Material Cut-off Treaty, a global treaty banning the further production of nuclear materials such as weapons-grade uranium and plutonium. E....... [more]

BREAKING NEWS ~ UN nuclear watchdog, ElBaradei share 2005 Nobel Peace Prize
October 7, 2005
The International Atomic Energy Agency and Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei have been awarded the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced this morning. The Committee cited the IAEA and its sometimes-embattled chief for their efforts to prevent nuclear energy from bei....... [more]

IAEA chief approved for third term
September 26, 2005
Mohamed ElBaradei received unanimous approval Monday to continue as head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for his third four-year term, after the US ended its opposition to his tenure. ElBaradei's reappointment had been postponed earlier this year in the face of US criticism over....... [more]


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    DG Statements [IAEA]

    2005 Nobel Peace Prize

    Mohamed ElBaradei [Wikipedia]