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Officials: Iran Nuclear Reactor Damaged By Earthquakes

AP | GEORGE JAHN | Posted 08.04.2013 | World

Several countries monitoring Iran's nuclear program have picked up information that the country's only power-producing nuclear reactor was damaged by ...

Earthquake Strikes Near Iran's Nuclear Reactor

AP | Posted 05.06.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran says a moderate earthquake rattled a region near the country's main nuclear reactor, but there were no reports of damage or death...

MAJOR SETBACK: Iran Forced To Unload Fuel From Nuke Facility

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — In a major setback to Iran's nuclear program, technicians will have to unload fuel from the country's first atomic power plant be...

Just Like Bushehr, Iran's Uranium Enrichment is No Threat

Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Flynt and Hillary Mann Leverett

Does the international community really want Iran pursuing enrichment under circumstances in which Tehran is progressively alienated from the non-proliferation regime's "managers"?

Iran Nuclear Reactor Begins Fueling With Help From Russia

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BUSHEHR, Iran — Trucks rumbled into Iran's first reactor Saturday to begin loading tons of uranium fuel in a long-delayed startup touted by offi...

Is Iran's Bushehr Reactor a Weapons Generator, a Hostage, Just Another Power Plant -- or All Three?

Bennett Ramberg, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bennett Ramberg, Ph.D.

For Iran's Persian Gulf neighbors, Bushehr's military vulnerability poses a two edged sword. For those states fearful that a nuclear armed Iran will attempt to push its weight around, Bushehr offers a radiological hostage to push back.

Iran Nuclear Reactor To Be Switched On This Year, With Russian Help: AP

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Russian news agencies quote the country's nuclear agency chief as saying a Russian-built nuclear power reactor in Iran is still set to ...

Netanyahu's Deal: Bushehr for Settlements

Jamal Dajani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jamal Dajani

It hasn't taken Benjamin Netanyahu long to show his true colors by creating new hoops for the Palestinians to jump through in order to resume peace ne...

Malaysia Signs $16 Billion Gas Deal With Iran

Financial Times | Najmeh Bozorgmehr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Iran has signed a $16bn gas contract with Malaysia, intensifying its efforts to shift its flow of oil and gas deals towards eastern countries and bypa...