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An atomic dilemma All latest updates Should Israel close its ageing nuclear reactor? via The Economist

One of the world’s oldest nuclear plants helped build the Jewish state’s secret nuclear arsenal ITS CUPOLA dully glinting in the sun, across kilometres of an exclusion zone in the Negev Desert, the nuclear reactor near the Israeli town of … Continue reading

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Shut Dimona nuclear reactor, urges founding scientist via The Times of Israel

Aging facility ‘may be world’s oldest reactor,’ says Uzi Even, after 1,537 defects found at aluminum core; says Israel couldn’t build new one without international help A scientist who was among the founders of the Dimona nuclear reactor on Tuesday … Continue reading

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ANALYSIS: The cloudy future of Israel’s nuclear reactor via The Jerusalem Post

It’s a “catch 22”- The very thing that could ultimately afford Israel the tools to build a new reactor would also prevent it from using the reactor as a nuclear deterrent. The moment of truth for Israel’s nuclear policy is … Continue reading

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Israel receives fifth German nuclear-capable submarine via Press TV

The Israeli regime has received of a fifth submarine from Germany, amid pressure on Berlin to halt the delivery of the state-of-the-art weaponrythat is capable of being armed with nuclear warheads. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday welcomed the delivery of … Continue reading

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Israel has 115-warhead nuclear arsenal: US agency via aa

Report notes Israel has range of nuke-warhead delivery systems, including ballistic missiles, nuclear-capable cruise missiles and aircraft JERUSALEM   Israel has produced 115 nuclear warheads since it began making them in 1963, according to a new study released by the … Continue reading

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Israeli Anti-Nuclear Activist Arrested in Japan via the Jewish Press.com

The grandson of Israel’s former ambassador to Japan, an anti-nuclear activist, has been arrested in connection with a series of suspected arson attacks in Tokyo. Israeli-Japanese musician Izaya Noda, 42, is the grandson of Moshe Barter, who served as Israel … Continue reading

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Nuclear Whistle-blower Vanunu Is Israel’s Edward Snowden via Haaretz

By Avner Cohen The interview Channel 2 conducted with Mordechai Vanunu earlier this month was fascinating and informative. This was the first time that the Israeli public got a look at the life and the world of the person who … Continue reading

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Syria urges IAEA monitoring of Israel’s nuclear activities via PressTV

Syria has called on the international community not to turn a blind eye to Israel’s nuclear activities and compel the Tel Aviv regime to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT). During a meeting of the the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on … Continue reading

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Flash from the past: Why an apparent Israeli nuclear test in 1979 matters today via Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

At a time when the Iran agreement is in the headlines and other Middle Eastern countries—notably Saudi Arabia—are making noises about establishing their own programs for nuclear energy and nuclear weapons, it is worth giving renewed scrutiny to an event … Continue reading

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Haaretz exclusive: Israel tested ‘dirty bombs’ in the desert via Haaretz

Series of tests in conjunction with four-year project at Dimona nuclear reactor measured damage and other implications of detonation of radiological weapon by hostile forces. Israel recently carried out a series of tests in the desert in conjunction with a … Continue reading

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