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UN nuclear insecptors heading to Iran

U.N. nuclear inspectors are on the ground in Iran and will report back on relevant activities, an International Atomic Energy Agency spokesman said on Wednesday after Iran said it injected uranium gas into centrifuges at its Fordow site. “We are aware of the media reports today related to Fordow. Agency …

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Nuclear authority board approves 2018 operational plan

The board of management of the UAE’s Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR) has approved the 2018 operational plan, which focuses on ensuring safe, secure and peaceful nuclear and radiation programmes in the UAE. The first board meeting in 2018 presided by Abdullah Nasser Al Suwaidi, chairman of FANR’s board …

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Saudi Arabia to begin uranium extraction as kingdom seeks self-sufficient nuclear programme

Saudi Arabia plans to extract uranium domestically as part of its nuclear power programme and sees this as a step towards “self-sufficiency” in producing atomic fuel, a senior official said on Monday. Extracting its own uranium also makes sense from an economic point of view, said Hashim bin Abdullah Yamani, head of the Saudi government agency tasked …

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