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  • Iran claims to arrest spies near nuclear plant

    October 22, 2014 | 8:58 am

    Iran arrested what it claimed were several suspected foreign spies in the southern province of Bushehr, home to the country’s first nuclear power plant.

    Fars News Service, the country’s semi-official news agency, reported Tuesday on the arrests but did not provide further...

  • Quake hits near Iran’s nuclear city Bushehr, 30 dead

    April 9, 2013 | 11:02 am

    A powerful earthquake struck close to Iran's only nuclear power station on Tuesday, killing 30 people and injuring 800 as it devastated small villages, state media reported.

    The 6.3 magnitude quake totally destroyed one village, a Red Crescent official told the Iranian Students'...

  • Iran Foreign Minister: Bushehr nuclear power plant ‘successfully launched’

    May 18, 2011 | 9:41 am

    Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr has been put online, Iranian Foreign Minister said on Wednesday, adding that the plant would become fully operational within several weeks.

    The plant’s operation was delayed by several months after last year Iranian officials estimated that the...

  • Report: Iran nuclear plant fully operational within weeks

    May 12, 2011 | 10:48 am

    Iran’s Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant will be fully operational within weeks, local news agencies quoted a senior Russian diplomat as saying on Thursday.

    Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov spoke two days after the company that built the plant, a politically charged...

  • Iran removing nuclear fuel from plant

    February 28, 2011 | 10:25 am

    Iran is removing the nuclear fuel from its Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant.

    Iran told atomic inspectors from the United Nations nuclear watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency last week that the plant had a serious problem, the New York Times reported Feb. 25.