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Egypt presses ahead with nuclear power via Al-Monitor

By Rasha Mahmoud Egypt’s Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) has approved the site of al-Dabaa in the first step of the licensing process required to build a nuclear station. The ENRRA oversees nuclear activities in Egypt to ensure the safety and security of people, … Continue reading

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IAEA holds first nuclear security school in Egypt via World Nuclear News

Young professionals from 14 countries attended the first Arabic-language international school on nuclear security held in Cairo, Egypt as part of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) efforts to promote awareness of nuclear security amongst young professionals. The 33 participants included … Continue reading

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UN nuclear weapons talks fail ‘over Israel row’ via BBC News

A UN conference aimed at preventing the proliferation of nuclear weapons has ended in failure after a row over a nuclear-free Middle East proposal. The Egypt-backed plan had envisaged a regional forum which analysts say might have forced Israel to … Continue reading

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Egypt Inks New Nuclear Power Plant Deal With Russia via Egypt Oil and Gas

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Russian President Vladimir Putin have signed an agreement for Russia to construct a nuclear power plant to generate electricity in Egypt, the Ahram Arabic news website reported on Tuesday. The power plant is one … Continue reading

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Egypt spearheads initiative for nuclear weapons free region via Daily News Egypt

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on Friday that Egypt is heading an initiative to hold a conference to rid the Middle East of nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. In a statement published on Friday by the … Continue reading

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Radioactive material stolen from Egyptian nuclear power station via The Telegraph

Radioactive material has been stolen from a nuclear power station on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast that was the site of violent protests last week, state-run al-Ahram newspaper reported on Thursday. A safe containing radioactive material at the Dabaa nuclear power plant … Continue reading

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Egyptian Leaders Remain Committed to New Nuclear Plant, Looting Reported at Site via Nuclear Street

Egypt remains poised to build its first nuclear power plant, originally approved under the leadership of ousted strongman Hosni Mubarak. But local opposition remains fierce, with looting recently reported at the proposed site. Egypt’s new Prime Minister Kamal al-Ganzouri said … Continue reading

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