ElBaradei accepts Nobel Peace Prize

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Mohammed ElBaradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, received the Nobel Peace Prize at a ceremony Saturday in Oslo, Norway.

ElBaradei blasts Iran investigation delays

OSLO, Norway, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- The director of the International Atomic Energy Agency has warned Iran to stop hindering an investigation into its nuclear programs.

IAEA uncertain of Iran peaceful activities

CAIRO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- The International Atomic Energy Agency is uncertain that Iran's nuclear program has only non-military purposes, IAEA chief Mohammed ElBaradei said.

India waits for Iranian comeuppance

NEW DELHI, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- New Delhi is worried Iran will scupper a multi-billion-dollar liquid natural gas deal after India took a diplomatic stand against Tehran.

China, S. Korea call for nuclear talks

MOSCOW, May 9 (UPI) -- The presidents of China and South Korea issued an appeal from Moscow Monday for North Korea to rejoin six-nation talks on nuclear proliferation.

UPI Energy Watch

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- According to Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology, Turner Isoun, Nigeria's government wants the assistance of the United Nations' International Atomic E
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ElBaradei seeks third term as IEAE head

GENEVA, Switzerland, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog, Mohammed ElBaradei, is seeking a third term with the agency, despite U.S. opposition.

U.S., Israel blast Iran on nukes

WASHINGTON, July 6 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Tuesday the international community would ensure Iran does not develop nuclear weapons.

U.S., IAEA urge Iran to cooperate on nukes

WASHINGTON, June 21 (UPI) -- Iran must respond to the demands of the U.N. nuclear watchdog to show it is not developing nuclear weapons, U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said Monday.

U.N. nuke body admits error on Iran

WASHINGTON, June 17 (UPI) -- The U.N. nuclear watchdog acknowledged Thursday it wrongly accused Iran of withholding information on its nuclear weapons program.

U.S. to Iran: start cooperating on nukes

WASHINGTON, June 15 (UPI) -- Iran should stop "posturing" and cooperate with the U.N. nuclear watchdog over its nuclear program, the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.

Nuclear inspectors back in Iran

TEHRAN, March 28 (UPI) -- A team consisting of two international inspectors has returned to Iran and is set to visit a gas centrifuge enrichment facility in Natanz.

U.N. nuke watchdog: Iran inspections on

VIENNA, March 15 (UPI) -- U.N. inspectors will return to Iran March 27 after Tehran changed its mind on nuclear checks, an official from the U.N. watchdog said Monday.

U.S. condemns Iran on nuke program

WASHINGTON, March 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department Thursday said Iran's decision to resume uranium processing showed it did not take its international requirements seriously.

Pakistan admits scientists sold secrets

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- After years of denials, Pakistan has admitted scientists may have sold nuclear designs to other nations probably "for personal financial gain."
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Mohamed Mustafa ElBaradei (Arabic: محمد مصطفى البرادعى‎, Muḥammad Muṣṭafā al-Barādʿī, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: ; born June 17, 1942) is an Egyptian law scholar and diplomat. He was the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), an inter-governmental organisation under the auspices of the United Nations, from December 1997 to November 2009. ElBaradei and the IAEA were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2005. ElBaradei was also an important figure in the 2011 Egyptian protests which culminated in the resignation of Hosni Mubarak.

ElBaradei was born and raised in Cairo, Egypt. He was one of five children of Mostafa ElBaradei, an attorney who headed the Egyptian Bar Association and often found himself at odds with the regime of President Gamal Abdel Nasser. ElBaradei's father was also a supporter of democratic rights in Egypt, supporting a free press and an independent judiciary.

ElBaradei is married to Aida El-Kachef, an early-childhood teacher. They have two children: a daughter, Laila, who is a lawyer living in London; and a son, Mostafa, who is an IT manager living in Cairo. They also have one granddaughter, Maya.

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