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  • Israel to phase out civilian nuclear reactor

    March 20, 2012 | 12:36 pm

    Israel’s civilian nuclear reactor will be phased out in the coming years, Reuters reported, citing Israeli officials.

    The reactor at Soreq, located near Tel Aviv, has been inspected by international nuclear inspectors. The reactor began operations in 1960 with uranium fuel from the...

  • Iran working on trigger for nukes, U.N. agency reports

    May 25, 2011 | 10:26 am

    Iran has conducted work on a trigger for a nuclear weapon and Syria “very likely” was building a nuclear reactor in 2007, the United Nations’ nuclear watchdog formally concluded.

    A report on the progress of Iran’s nuclear program issued Tuesday by the International Atomic Energy...

  • Nuclear site reportedly identified in Syria

    February 24, 2011 | 8:56 am

    A suspected nuclear site has been identified in Syria using commercial satellite photos.

    The installation is said to be a nuclear conversion plant, according to the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security, which published photos of the site in a report...

  • Israeli warplane shoots down object over Dimona

    December 16, 2010 | 2:09 pm

    An Israeli warplane shot down what is being called a suspicious flying object that flew into the airspace over the Dimona nuclear reactor.

    The Israeli media, citing an Israeli military spokeswoman, identified the object shot down by an F-16 jet as an unmanned balloon powered by an engine.

    The airspace over the reactor is a no-fly zone.