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Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr temporarily shut down

Iran’s sole nuclear power plant undergoes unexplained temporary emergency shutdown. Official says shutdown is technical in nature.

Iran’s nuclear power plant in Bushehr temporarily shut down

Earthquake strikes near Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake, considered moderate, hits near Iran’s Bushehr nuclear plant.

Earthquake strikes near Iran's Bushehr nuclear plant

Iran starts building new nuclear reactor in Bushehr

Iran, Russia inaugurate new phase of construction for a second reactor at Iran's sole nuclear power plant.

Iran starts building new nuclear reactor in Bushehr

Iran nuclear chief: Construction of nuclear plants going well

Head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization says his country has started construction of two nuclear power plants in Bushehr.

Iran nuclear chief: Construction of nuclear plants going well

Key Nuclear Installations Missing from Iran Deal

Parchin military plant and Bushehr reactor are absent from deal; experts warn loopholes allow Iran to build nuclear bomb 'in weeks.'

Key Nuclear Installations Missing from Iran Deal

Iran-Russia Nuclear Deal to be Signed Tuesday

Iranian media reports that Russia and Iran will sign a construction deal for two nuclear power plants on Iran's southern Gulf shores.

Report: Iran-Russia Nuclear Deal to be Signed Tuesday

Iran: Sabotage on Bushehr Nuclear Reactor Foiled

Iranian intelligence minister announces arrests of foreign agents in Bushehr, Iran's 'nuclear hub.'

Iran Says it Foiled Sabotage on Bushehr Nuclear Reactor

Iran Arrests Man for Sabotaging Nuclear Plant

Ukrainian 'expert' arrested over alleged sabotage attempt at Bushehr nuclear plant.

Iran Arrests Man for Sabotaging Nuclear Power Plant

Iran and Russia Finalizing Nuclear Plants

After prolonged negotiations, Iran is moving to finalize plans with Russia to build at least two more nuclear power plants.

Iran and Russia Finalizing Plans for Two More Nuclear Plants

Russia Could Build 8 More Nuclear Plants in Iran

Russia reportedly plans to build two more nuclear reactors in Bushehr, part of a broader deal for up to eight reactors.

Russia Could Build 8 More Nuclear Plants in Iran

Iran Says Russia Will Build 2 Plants in Bushehr

Russia has signed a preliminary deal to build at least two more nuclear power plants in Bushehr, says Iranian media.

Iran Says Russia Will Build 2 More Nuclear Plants in Bushehr

Rouhani: Second Nuclear Plant in Bushehr

New plant result of Russian-Iranian negotiations; Iran states they are not reporting plans to IAEA.

Rouhani: Second Nuclear Plant in Bushehr

Report: Obama Linking 'Peace Talks,' Iran

Maariv: US Administration tells Israel progress on Palestinian issue will lead to continued pressure on Iran.

Report: Obama Linking 'Peace Talks,' Iran

Mideast Nuclear Holocaust

Mideast Nuclear Holocaust

Minister: PM Opposes 'Bushehr-Yitzhar' Linkage

Min. Erdan says PM “completely opposes” linkage between Iranian nuclear program and territorial concessions to the Palestinian Authority.

Minister: PM Opposes 'Bushehr-Yitzhar' Linkageplayer

Russia Denies Report of Arms Deal with Iran

A spokesman for Putin denies that the Russian President plans to offer Iran S-300 missile systems and another nuclear reactor.

Russia Denies Report of Arms Deal with Iran

Putin to Offer Iran S-300s, Another Reactor

Emboldened by US weakness? Russian president to make the offer at a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rowhani on Friday.

Putin to Offer Iran S-300s, Another Reactor

Iranian Admits Bushehr Plant 'Malfunctioned'

Iran's nuclear plant in Bushehr has had an electric generator malfunction, says Iran's ambassador to Russia.

Iranian Official Admits Bushehr Plant 'Malfunctioned'

Iran's Bushehr Plant Damaged in Recent Earthquakes

Countries monitoring Iran's nuclear program say the country's nuclear reactor in Bushehr was damaged by recent earthquakes.

Officials: Iran's Bushehr Plant Damaged in Recent Earthquakes

Cheney: Israel Will Bomb Iran Reactor if Need Be

Former US vice president Dick Cheney says Israel has the will to act if it concludes Iran's nuclear program poses an existential threat.

Cheney: Israel Will Bomb Iran Reactor if Need Be

Iran Completes Bushehr Turbine Test

Iranian officials say they successfully tested the turbine at the Bushehr nuclear plant allowing them to enter the final pre-launch phase.

Iran Completes Bushehr Turbine Test

Iran Dangles Bushehr, Again

Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant will be activated “soon” authorities said Wednesday – but after years of delays, no date was given.

Iran Dangles Bushehr Start-Up, But No Date Announced

Iran Blames Russia for Bushehr Delays

Iranian lawmakers blamed "bad promises" by Russia for delays in activating the Islamic Republic's first nuclear plant.

Iran Blames Russia for Bushehr Delays

Iran's Bushehr Nuke Plant Active

Iran has announced that its Bushehr nuclear power plant is up and running after years of delays.

Iran's Bushehr Nuke Plant in Action

Iran Removes Fuel from Bushehr

Citing "safety reasons," Iran confirms it is forced to remove fuel from the core of the Bushehr nuclear reactor, further delaying its startup.

Iran Forced to Remove Fuel from Bushehr Reactor

Iran Steps Closer to Nuke Power

Iran has begun loading uranium fuel rods into the core of its Bushehr nuclear plant, one month late, due to problems, such as the Stuxnet virus.

Iran Loads Fuel into Nuclear Plant after Stuxnet Delay

Iranian Plant Infected by Worms

Sophisticated malware hits Iranian nuclear plant computers, Iran claims no crucial systems affected. Source unknown.

Worms Infect Iranian Nuclear Plant Computers

Exclusive: John Bolton on INR

Ex-Amb. John Bolton says Iran already has an “insurance policy” against Israeli attack, & that Obama’s “contain Iran” policy is doomed to failure.

Exclusive: Bolton's View on a Nuclear Middle East

Iran Not Afraid of Israel or US

Iranian President interviewed on Al-Jazeera television, says Israel is too weak to attack Iran.

Ahmadinejad: We’re Not Afraid of Israel or the US

Iran Asks IAEA for Help

Iran asks for help with sanctions and complains to the UN about American "threats of military action".

Iran Asks IAEA for Sanctions Help

Russia to Launch Iranian Reactor

Russia has announced that its Iranian nuclear reactor will be ready to launch operations in August of this year.

Russia: Iranian Nuke Reactor Ready for August 2010 Launch

Asking Russia for Teeth on Iran

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu lobbied Russia for “sanctions with teeth” to convince Iran to curtail its nuclear development activities.

Netanyahu Asks Russia for Tougher Sanctions on Iran