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Mon, 2018-11-26
On November 5, 2018, Saudi Arabia laid a foundation stone for its first nuclear research reactor. According to Saudi Arabia's official press agency (SPA), Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman inaugurated the launching of
Thu, 2018-11-01
The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) and the Middle East Scientific Institute for Security (MESIS) jointly organized a best practices exchange on training metrics for nonproliferation and nuclear security.
Sun, 2018-09-09
The Cabinet of Jordan, led by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, approved the liquidation of the Jordan Nuclear Power Company (JNPC). This voluntary liquidation will be undertaken due to the fact that the activities carried out by the company are nearing completion.
Sun, 2018-08-05
On August 5, Iraq and Jordan signed a joint agreement on counterterrorism, border protection, and intelligence capacity building.
Thu, 2018-08-02
The International Atomic Energy Agency has helped Al-Bashir public hospital in Amman secure an advanced radiotherapy machine, donated by the international oncology equipment manufacturer Elekta.
Tue, 2018-07-31
In mid-July, a delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.
Thu, 2018-07-26
On July 26, the United States Treasury Department issued sanctions targeting five groups and eight individuals for their connection with Syria’s chemical weapons program.
Thu, 2018-07-05
Jordan’s Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, met with the International Advisory Group for Jordan’s nuclear program. Razzaz and the group focused on advancements in Jordan’s Research and Training Reactor (JRTR) and the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME).
Tue, 2018-07-03
On June 26, the member states of the Chemical Weapons Convention voted to grant the OPCW the ability to assign blame for chemical attacks by an overwhelming 82-24 supermajority.
Thu, 2018-06-28
Dr. Khaled Toukan, Chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), has announced that Jordan will begin production of yellow cake at the end of this year.