Tag Archives: Middle East

U.A.E. Becomes First Arab Nation to Open a Nuclear Power Plant via The New York Times

The launch is raising concerns about the growing number of nuclear programs in the volatile Middle East. By Vivian Yee BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United Arab Emirates became the first Arab country to open a nuclear power plant on Saturday, raising … Continue reading

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UAE nuclear reactor one step closer to operation: WAM via Al Jazeera

Analysts have raised concerns over the safety of the nuclear facility and its potential to spawn a nuclear arms race. The United Arab Emirates‘ delayed Barakah nuclear power plant is one step closer to coming online, after an operational readiness assessment confirmed the … Continue reading

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Opinion Iran Attack on Saudi Arabia Shows Why Israel Must Shut Down Its Nuclear Reactor via Haaretz

Uzi Even The attack perpetrated by the Iranians on the Saudi refineries – be it directly or indirectly – has direct implications for our security. These ramifications still have not been widely discussed in public, but I intend to do so here … Continue reading

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The UAE’s Nuclear Push And the Potential Fallout for the Middle East via Foreign Affairs

The United Arab Emirates will soon be the first Arab state with a nuclear power program and the first to join the civilian nuclear club in more than a quarter of a century. Barring any delays, the country’s first reactor … Continue reading

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Noam Chomsky: In Hiroshima’s Shadow via Reader Supported News

Aug. 6, the anniversary of Hiroshima, should be a day of somber reflection, not only on the terrible events of that day in 1945, but also on what they revealed: that humans, in their dedicated quest to extend their capacities … Continue reading

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UAE to issue international tender to buy nuclear fuel via arabian business.com

The UAE’s nuclear regulator plans to issue an international tender to buy nuclear fuel needed to begin operating its nuclear plants, a local newspaper said on Friday. The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) will agree to contracts for obtaining the … Continue reading

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Irán espera inaugurar su primera central nuclear a finales de agosto via el economista.es

Teherán 26 jul (EFE).- Irán espera poder inaugurar su primera central nuclear a finales de agosto, tras más de 30 años en las labores de construcción, aseguró hoy el portavoz del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores iraní, Ramin Mehmanparast. “Mantenemos consultas … Continue reading

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Iran: Nuclear scientist ‘shot dead’ in Tehran via BBC

An Iranian nuclear scientist has been shot dead in the capital, Tehran, Iranian media sources have said. The scientist, who has not yet been named, was shot outside his home, the Isna news agency reported, adding that his wife was … Continue reading

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‘Ahmadinejad wants to go public with Iran nuclear program’ via Haaretz.com

Intelligence assessment says Iran’s president is in favor of shedding secrecy, but clerical leadership – fearing international reaction – opposes such a move. By The Associated Press Iran’s president wants to shed the nation’s secrecy and forge ahead openly with … Continue reading

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Iran cautiously welcomes Russian proposal for brining Tehran back to nuclear talks via Brandon Sun

By: Nasser Karimi, The Associated Press 21/07/2011 7:12 AM TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has cautiously welcomed a Russian proposal for bringing Iran back to talks over its nuclear program, the official news agency reported Thursday. The proposal … Continue reading

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