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News of the day From Across the Globe, March 16
Shakil Afridi is believed to have been targeted by authorities because of allegations that he ran a vaccination program to collect DNA and verify bin Laden's presence in the town of Abbottabad, although his conviction was not related to this accusation.
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Iran 'thwarts sabotage at nuclear reactor'
A senior Iranian official says authorities detected a sabotage attempt at the country's only heavy water reactor but neutralised it before any damage was done.
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Iran Says Sabotage Prevented at Nuclear Facility
Iranian authorities have prevented attempted sabotage at the country's heavy water nuclear reactor, a senior official said Saturday without giving specifics as to the nature of the attempted disruption or its suspected initiator.
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A general view of the Arak heavy-water project, 190 km (120 miles) southwest of Tehran
Iranian authorities said over the weekend that they managed to thwart an attempted sabotage at the Islamic Republic's heavy water reactor in Arak.
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Iran neutralizes sabotage at IR-40 nuclear site
By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Iran has neutralized the sabotage at its IR-40 nuclear site, the Mehr News Agency quoted Ali Asghar Zare'an, an official at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, as saying on March 15. IR-40 is a 40 megawatt heavy water reactor which is being constructed in the Iranian city of Arak.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
A Retrospective on US Diplomacy Toward Iran
Last year I had the opportunity to speak with former Clinton, George W. Bush, and Obama White House officials, about the history of efforts at diplomacy with the Iranian regime -- on behalf of America Abroad, a Public Radio International broadcast.
National Review Online
Gregory S. Jones: Iran's Arak Reactor and the Plutonium Bomb
The talks will likely focus on Iran's centrifuge enrichment program and its ability to produce highly enriched uranium for nuclear weapons.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Co-operation and controversy in Iran
A visit to explore the potential for a new relationship between Iran and Europe has also ended up highlighting the enduring sensitivity of the old.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Iran says nuclear talks with powers 'substantive and useful'
A senior Iranian official said on Friday that expert-level talks between Iran and six world powers on Tehran's nuclear program had been "substantive and useful".
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Iran: We Won't Dismantle
High-ranking Iranian officials have taken aim at President Obama in reaction to recent statements that American military action remains an option should Iran not compromise sufficiently in development of its nuclear program.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
'There is an important point often neglected of IAEA's professional role regarding Iran'
There is an important point that is often neglected in discussions over IAEA's professional role, teaching fellow of the Department of Politics and International Studies of SOAS , Dr. Shirin Shafaie told Trend.
Inter Press Service
OP-ED: Toward a Final-Phase Deal with Iran
The road ahead will be difficult. Many differences must be bridged, and hard-liners in Washington, Tehran, and Jerusalem will throw up obstacles along the way.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Caller
Iranian president, regime officials threaten 'defensive' missile attacks against West
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani threatened on Sunday to use his country's missile system against the enemies of the Islamic Republic.
The News Journal
Yes, Obama would use force in Iran
A question I'm frequently asked-- several times a week during periods when the Barack Obama administration is especially focused on achieving a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear crisis -- goes something like this: "Do you still believe that there are circumstances in which President Obama would use military force to stop Iran from gaining ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Iranian MP: Arak heavy water facility not to halt work
Secretary of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Hassan Asafari said that work in Arak heavy water facility will not be stopped under any conditions.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Five Iranian border guards freed: general
TEHRAN A senior Iranian general on Saturday confirmed reports that the five Iranian border guards, who were abducted by terrorists near Iran's border with Pakistan, have been freed.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Arak Heavy Water Reactor 85 percent completed, Iranian MP says
Iran's Arak Heavy Water Reactor is now 85 percent complete, Vice-Speaker of the Parliament Mohammad Hassan Aboutorabi Fard said, Iranian Donya-e-eqtesad newspaper reported on Feb. 27. The MP went on to say that in the past the western powers wanted Iran's nuclear sites to be closed.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Words and what not
#Wikidata - bots at work
When you roam through Wikidata using the Reasonator, you will find a lot of qanats .
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Iran will not close any nuclear facilities: Leader's advisor
TEHRAN Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader, said on Monday that Iran will not reduce the number of its centrifuge machines and will not shut down the Fordo uranium enrichment plant and the Arak heavy-water reactor as part a comprehensive nuclear deal with the major powers.
Obama Could Use Military Force in Iran
A question I'm frequently asked - several times a week during periods when the Barack Obama administration is especially focused on achieving a diplomatic solution to the Iranian nuclear crisis - goes something like this: "Do you still believe that there are circumstances in which President Obama would use military force to stop Iran from gaining a ... (more)