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Mon, 2018-01-15
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has posted a virtual tour of the Jordan Nuclear Research and Training Reactor (JRTR) on its website.
Thu, 2017-12-28
According to Jordan’s Ministry of Health (MoH), there have been 6 confirmed deaths resulting from the H1N1 flu virus (Swine Flu), since September of this year. MoH reported that these figures do not signify a pandemic and are expected during flu season. According to sources in the Ministry, MoH hospitals have received hundreds of cases diagnosed as H1N1.
Wed, 2017-12-20
The International Advisory Group (IAG), which was created to assess progress made toward the implementation of Jordan’s nuclear program, has recommended that Jordan should include large nuclear reactors, supplemented with Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), in order to diversify the Kingdom’s energy resources.
Sun, 2017-12-03
The Houthi rebels in Yemen have reported the firing of a ballistic missile at the Al-Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Sun, 2017-11-19
Jordan has officially become a member of the G7’s Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction. The announcement was made at the Italian Foreign Ministry during a meeting of the Global Partnership on November 16, 2017.
Tue, 2017-11-14
On November 13, 2017, Jordan’s Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) issued a license for the activation of the Jordan Nuclear Research and Training Reactor (JRTR).
Sun, 2017-11-12
The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) and Rolls-Royce concluded a Memorandum of Understanding for Rolls-Royce to conduct a feasibility study for the construction of a Small-Modular Reactor (SMR) in Jordan.
Tue, 2017-11-07
Under the theme of “Science for Peace,” the World Science Forum held its opening ceremony on November 7, 2017. This year’s forum seeks to promote the role that can science can play in promoting greater equality, stability, security and opportunity in society.
Tue, 2017-09-05
On September 5, 2017, Egypt And Russia finalized the deal to build the Russian-funded nuclear power plant, after nearly two years of negotiations.
Sun, 2017-09-03
North Korea’s state media announced on September 3, 2017, that it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb. While many analysts believe that the claims should be treated with caution, there is nonetheless evidence that North Korea’s nuclear capabilities are significantly advancing.