Mad Mullah's thumb thier turbans at the IAEA
: "VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has begun processing a new batch of uranium despite Western pressure on it to halt sensitive atomic work, possibly harming attempts to defuse a standoff over its nuclear aims, a diplomat said on Wednesday.
Iran had notified the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in late October that it intended to process a new batch of uranium at its Isfahan uranium conversion plant but did not start the work last week as originally planned.
'Conversion has resumed,' the diplomat, who is close to the International Atomic Energy Agency, told Reuters.
A spokesman for the U.N. nuclear watchdog did not confirm the statement, but said IAEA inspectors were in Isfahan. "