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Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant is just weeks from operating at full capacity, the country's top nuclear official said Saturday.

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Iran's nuclear power plant: threat or distraction?updated: Fri Sep 16 2011 12:41:00

Washington greeted this week's inauguration of Iran's first nuclear power plant with a chorus of concerns about the Iranian threat and the prospects of proliferation across the Middle East. This alarmism is neither unexpected nor unjustified. However in the case of the Bushehr reactor, it is somewhat misdirected.

Iran nuclear plant gets official launchupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 08:13:00

Iran plans a ceremony to launch a controversial nuclear power plant Monday, the country's government-backed Press TV reported, making it the first nation in the Middle East to put a civilian nuclear power plant online.

Iran's first nuclear power plant to get official launchupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 07:36:00

Iran plans a ceremony to launch a controversial nuclear power plant Monday, the country's government-backed Press TV reported, making it the first nation in the Middle East to put a civilian nuclear power plant online.

Iran's nuclear plant connects to electric grid, the country saysupdated: Sun Sep 04 2011 13:02:00

Iran says its Bushehr nuclear power plant is now online, making it the first Middle Eastern country to produce commercial electricity from atomic reactors.

Iran sends flotilla to Bahrain in show of solidarityupdated: Mon May 16 2011 21:46:00

Iran sent a "flotilla of solidarity" to Bahrain on Tuesday in a show of support for the majority-Shiite population, the semi-official Far News Agency reported.

Iran unloading fuel from Bushehr reactorupdated: Sat Feb 26 2011 10:30:00

In a possible setback to its nuclear program, Iran is unloading fuel assemblies from the reactor at a plant already plagued by delays, according to a report issued Friday by the global nuclear watchdog agency.

Iranian nuclear plant nears national electricity productionupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 10:34:00

An Iranian nuclear energy plant could be weeks away from producing electricity for the country's national grid, national media outlets reported Saturday.

Iran begins loading fuel into core of its first nuclear plantupdated: Tue Oct 26 2010 17:03:00

The United States has no problem with Iran's nuclear energy plant in the southern city of Bushehr, but it is concerned about work that may be happening at other facilities, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday.

Iran denies claim of top-secret nuclear siteupdated: Sat Sep 11 2010 13:58:00

Iran's top atomic energy official has denied the existence of a major top-secret nuclear enrichment site near Tehran.

Report: Iran plans to unveil defense projectupdated: Sun Aug 22 2010 01:35:00

The Iranian defense minister has said the country's military plans to unveil an important project Sunday, state media said.

Iran's first nuclear plant begins fuelingupdated: Sat Aug 21 2010 08:27:00

Iran began fueling its first nuclear energy plant in the southern city of Bushehr on Saturday, the nation's state media reported.

Nuclear fuel to arrive in Iran Saturdayupdated: Fri Aug 20 2010 22:15:00

Nuclear fuel is scheduled to arrive at Iran's first atomic energy plant Saturday, a development being watched by Western nations.

Russia set for Iran's nuclear plant launch, top nuclear official saysupdated: Thu Aug 19 2010 18:23:00

Russia's top nuclear official Thursday called the pending supply of nuclear fuel to Iran's first atomic energy plant "an event of crucial importance" that proves that "Russia always fulfills its (international) obligations."

Iran will build uranium enrichment centers, nuclear chief saysupdated: Mon Aug 16 2010 09:54:00

Iran plans to begin construction of 10 uranium enrichment centers across the country by next year, state-run media is quoting Iran's nuclear chief as saying.

Iran defends uranium enrichmentupdated: Sun Aug 15 2010 04:39:00

A top Iranian lawmaker defended his nation's right to enrich uranium in the future after Iran and Russia confirmed that Russians will start loading a nuclear reactor in the Islamic republic with fuel next week, Iranian media reported Saturday.

Russia moving ahead with Iran nuclear reactorupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 15:03:00

Russia will start loading a nuclear reactor in Iran with fuel next week, moving the project closer to being complete, both nations said Friday.

Iran: Bushehr nuclear plant ready by March, more plannedupdated: Sun Dec 23 2007 15:08:00

Iran's first nuclear power plant will be operational within three months, providing electricity to Iran's national power grid by the summer, according to Iranian Energy Minister Parviz Fattah.

U.S. says Russia won't supply nuclear fuel to Iranupdated: Tue Mar 20 2007 12:18:00

The Bush administration Tuesday applauded a Russian ultimatum to Iran that it will not supply fuel for Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant until Iran agrees to suspend uranium enrichment.

U.N. draft targets Iran's missilesupdated: Wed Oct 25 2006 19:48:00

European members of the U.N. Security Council have proposed sanctions that would target Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile program, including a ban on the sale of technology and material related to those programs and a freeze of financial assets of officials involved in those programs.

The insider's guide: Iran's nuclear tourismupdated: Mon Oct 09 2006 12:54:00

Iran has announced it will allow foreign tourists to visit its nuclear facilities -- a novel approach to calming the world's fears about its nuclear program. What could you expect from a visit, and should you take the kids or the Geiger counter?

Iran blast 'not caused by attack'updated: Wed Feb 16 2005 09:40:00

A large blast near the southern port city of Dailam in Iran was the result of "geophysical exploration" in the oil-rich area, a local official in the Bushehr province said.

Blast reported in southern Iranupdated: Wed Feb 16 2005 09:16:00

A "geophysical exploration" caused a large blast Wednesday near the southern port city of Dailam in Iran, a local official in the Bushehr province said.

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