Iran's President Hassan Rouhani visited the Bushehr nuclear power plant in January. Iran has always insisted that its nuclear program is for civilian purposes. But a new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency says that Iran had a nuclear weapons program until 2003. Mohammad Berno/Iranian Presidency Office via AP hide caption

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Watchdog Pulls Back Curtain On Iran's Nuclear Weapons Program

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An International Atomic Energy Agency inspector cuts a uranium enrichment connection at Iran's Natanz facility, 200 miles south of Tehran, in 2014. This week's nuclear deal gives the IAEA up to 150 inspectors to monitor Iran for compliance. Kazem Ghane/AP hide caption

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Nuke Inspectors Gear Up For Iran, But Americans Unlikely To Be Included

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An Iranian security guard at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in 2010. Iran and negotiators from six world powers are trying to work out a long-term deal on Iran's nuclear program. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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The Stickiest Issues In The Iranian Nuclear Talks

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Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency are scheduled to visit Iran's heavy-water reactor in the city of Arak on Sunday as part of an international deal on the country's nuclear program. Hamid Forutan/EPA/Landov hide caption

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Iran's Nuclear Deal Faces Big Test

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