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  1. Iran Refuses to Allay Suspicion of Nuclear Weapon Work

    According to the latest report by the International Atomic Energy Agency, Iran has failed once again to answer the Agency’s questions about suspicious experiments with high explosives and studies on neutron initiators – both of which have decided nuclear ...

  2. Russia Supplies Fuel for Iran's Bushehr Reactor

    On December 16, 2007, Russia began delivering uranium fuel to Iran for its Bushehr nuclear power plant. According to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, eight consignments totaling some 82 tons of nuclear fuel enriched to between 1.6% and 3.6% Uranium ...

  3. Countries Respond to IAEA Report on Iran

    On November 8, 2011, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran has covertly engaged in activities that suggest it is trying to build a nuclear weapon, and that some of these activities may be ongoing. According to the report, Iran has had ...

  4. Clandestine Uranium Enrichment Site Exposed

    On September 25, 2009, the United States, the United Kingdom, and France revealed that Iran had been building a clandestine uranium enrichment plant, and called for an immediate inspection of the site by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Agen ...

  5. U.S. National Intelligence Estimate on Iran Concludes that Iran's Nuclear Weapon Effort was Halted in 2003

    The declassified summary of a new U.S. National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) on Iran, released on December 3, 2007, concludes with "high confidence" that Iran's efforts to build a nuclear weapon were suspended in 2003, a reversal of previous ...

  6. IAEA Reports on New Centrifuge, Nuclear Weapon Evidence

    On February 22, 2008, the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that Iran had failed to clear up questions about military links to its nuclear work. Iran has refused to explain intelligence pointing to secret efforts to process uranium, test high ex ...

  7. Ahmadinejad Tours Natanz, Announces Enrichment Progress

    Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad marked Iran's national nuclear day, April 8, 2008, with an announcement that the country had started installing 6,000 additional centrifuges at the Natanz uranium enrichment complex. During a tour of the site, Ah ...

  8. Iranian Rocket Successfully Launches Omid Satellite

    On February 2, Iran joined the exclusive club of countries that have succeeded in placing a satellite in orbit. Iran launched its Omid satellite atop a two-stage rocket, the Safir-2, from Iran's space center in the Semnan Province, southeast of Tehra ...

  9. Iran's Neighbors Explore Nuclear Energy as Concerns Over Iran's Nuclear Program Grow

    The six-member Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) proposed to create a multinational consortium to provide enriched uranium to Iran and to other users of the material in the Middle East. Under the plan, first reported on the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) ...

  10. Iran Tests New Rocket for Space Program

    Iran fired a research rocket on February 4, 2008, from a new space center in the Semnan Province, southeast of Tehran. According to Iran, the rocket, called the Kavoshgar-1 [Kavosghar], or Researcher-1, was test fired in preparation for the launch, planne ...

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