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'Empty' Worries Over Southeast Asian Nuclear War

Residents of Kashmir have been warned to prepare for a possible nuclear war, but a local official dismissed the advisory as "routine."

'Empty' Worries Over Nuclear War in Southeast Asia

'Syria’s Chemical Arms Matches Israel’s Nuclear'

The chemical weapons arsenal of the Syrian regime is a match for Israel’s alleged nuclear arsenal, said defected general.

Syria’s Chemical Arms Match Israel’s Nuclear Arsenal: General

Pakistan Claims it Tested Nuclear Capable Missile

Pakistan on Wednesday said it has successfully test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead.

Pakistan Claims it Test-Fired Nuclear Capable Ballistic Missile

5 Nuke Plants in Trouble From Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy brought trouble to 5 nuclear power plants in the path of the storm, one just 40 miles from New York City, ABC News reported.

5 Nuke Plants in Trouble From Hurricane Sandy

Inspectors Check Nuke Plants Ahead of Sandy

Extra inspectors double check nuclear plants in 5 states along the East Coast as Hurricane Sandy powers up. A7 readers, send pics!

Inspectors Check Nuke Power Plants Ahead of Hurricane Sandy player

Iran Adds More Centrifuges at Fordow

Iran has added more uranium enrichment centrifuges at its underground Fordow nuclear plant, diplomats report.

Iran Adds More Centrifuges at Fordow

Iranian Economy Hit by Sanctions

While Iran is two to four weeks away from developing an atomic weapon, the jobs economy and currency are beginning to plummet.

Iranian Economy Hit by Sanctions

Israel Opts Out of Nuclear-Free Mideast Summit

Israel has decided to opt out of a conference on the creation of a nuclear-free Middle East scheduled to take place in Finland.

Israel Opts Out of Nuclear-Free Mideast Summit

Iran: We Lie to Inspectors on Our Nuke Program

The West has long suspected Iran of misleading it over its nuclear program – and now a top Iranian official has admitted as much

Iran: We Lie to International Inspectors on Our Nuke Program

EMP Attack Could Throw Iran 'Back to Stone Age'

Israel might attack Iran by using electromagnetic pulses (EMP) which could send the Islamic Republic “back to the Stone Age.”

Israeli EMP Attack Could Throw Iran 'Back to Stone Age'

Indyk: US Expected Israel Attack on Iran in Spring

Israel sent off signals that it would attack Iran, but didn't, said the former US Ambassador to Israel.

Martin Indyk: US Expected Israel Attack on Iran Last Spring

Report: Peres Working Against Iran Attack Idea

Shimon Peres appears to be leading a coalition of officials who oppose Israeli action against Iran's nuclear program, a report said

Report: Peres Working Against Iran Attack Idea

11,000 Centrifuges in Iran Enriching Uranium

Iran now has 11,000 centrifuges enriching uranium, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says.

11,000 Centrifuges in Iran Enriching Uranium, Ahmadinejad Says

US Exempts Turkey From Sanctions Over Iran

The US has exempted seven countries from economic sanctions in return for significantly cutting imports of Iranian oil.

US Exempts Turkey, India, S. Korea From Sanctions Over Iran

US Company Interested in Turkey's Nuclear Plant

U.S.-based Georgia Power is interested in joining Turkey’s nuclear power plant project, its CEO Paul Bowers announced.

US-Based 'Georgia Power' Interested in Turkey's Nuclear Plant

Obama’s ‘Sanctions Czar’ in Israel: ‘More to Come’

David Cohen, President Obama’s point man on sanctions, told Army Radio Monday sanctions against Iran are “biting” but not enough.

Obama’s ‘Sanctions Czar’ in Israel, Says More Needs to be Done

Turkey, Too, Has Nuclear Ambitions

Turkey’s first particle accelerator facility which PM Erdogan claims is intended to diminish dependence on external markets opened yesterday

Turkey, Too, Has Nuclear Ambitions

Germany Goes Green, Abandons Nuclear Power

Europe's healthiest economy is planning to invest a huge sum in clean, renewable energy -- and is walking away from nuclear power.

Germany Goes Green, Plans to Abandon Nuclear Power

Suspected Iranian Nuke Test Site Identified

An Iranian building suspected as a test site for nuclear explosions has been identified through satellite imagery by a Washington think tank

Suspected Iranian Nuke Test Site Identified

Iran: Nuclear Facilities Immune to Cyber Attacks

Iranian official: "The country's nuclear facilities are immune to cyber attacks."

Iranian Officials: Nuclear Facilities Immune to Cyber Attacks

Iranian Scientist Killed in Tehran

An Iranian scientist involved in the petroleum industry has been killed in a car bombing in Tehran. Two others were wounded.

Iranian Scientist Killed In Tehran Blast

‘Hundreds’ of North Korean Nuke Scientists in Iran

Hundreds of nuclear scientists from North Korea, whose leader Kim Jong-il died Saturday, are in Iran, South Korean media report.

‘Hundreds’ of North Korean Nuke Scientists in Iran

Saudi Arabia Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons

Saudi Arabia plans to obtain nuclear weapons, but its nuclear power will be for “peaceful use,” a former intelligence official said Monday.

Saudi Arabia Plans to Acquire Nuclear Weapons

Barak: No 'Sabotage War' Against Iran

The recent explosions in Iran not part of a “shadow war” against Iran's nuclear program, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said.

Barak: No 'Sabotage War' Against Iran

Iran Claims Arrest of 12 CIA, Mossad Agents

An Iranian official said that Tehran has arrested 12 people whom it claims are “CIA agents” who worked in coordination with the Mossad.

Iran Claims Arrest of 12 CIA, Mossad Agents

Iran Whitewashing Nuclear Test Site

Iran is trying to cover its tracks at a nuclear testing site by removing traces of nuclear research, sources told Associated Press.

Iran Whitewashing Nuclear Test Site

Iran Coy with IAEA on Mission Request

Iran is being coy in its response to the UN request to send a mission to assess whether its scientists are building an atomic weapon or not.

Iran Coy with IAEA on Request for Fact-Finding Mission

Barak: We Cannot Come Off 'Wimpy' on Iran

Sanctions remain the key to halting Iran's nuclear program, DM Barak said Thursday - but Israel was considering what comes next.

Barak: We Cannot Come Off 'Wimpy' on Iran

Report: Israel May Attack Iran on December 25

Copying George Washington? A British report Thursday said that Israel may be planning to attack Iran's nuclear facilities on December 25.

Report: Israel Preparing 'Christmas Surprise' for Iran

Evidence of Fission Found at Japan Nuclear Plant

Evidence of fission has been found in one of the reactors at the tsunami-struck Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in Japan.

Evidence of Fission Found at Fukushima No 2 Nuclear Reactor

Report: Pakistani Nuke Ties Helped Syria

The ”father of Pakistan’s atom bomb” worked with Damascus build a nuclear site in northern Syria, new evidence shows.

Report: Syria Used Pakistani Nuke Ties to Build Plant

IAEA to Spell Out Concerns on Iran Nuclear Tech

The UN agency tasked with overseeing international nuclear development is expected to detail its concerns on Iran.

IAEA to Spell Out Concerns on Iran Nuclear Tech

France Won't Rule Out Strike on Iran

France may consider a pre-emptive military strike on Iran to stop its march towards obtaining a nuclear weapon of mass destruction.

France Won't Rule Out Military Strike on Iran

Nuclear Research Group Accepts Israel

Israel has signed on as an associate member of a prestigious European nuclear research group, a recognition of Israel’s achievements.

Israel Now Associate Member of Nuclear Research Groupplayer

French Nuclear Plant Kills 1, Injures 4

A blast and fire at nuclear waste processing center in France killed at least one person and Monday. No radiation leaks “right now."

French Nuclear Blast Kills One, Injures Four

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

Jordan Going Nuclear

Jordan will announce the winning bidder for the construction of its first nuclear power plant in the coming months.

Jordan Going Nuclear

Iran: Zionists Killed Wrong Man

Iran changed its report that a nuclear scientist was assassinated and now claims he was a student. Either way, “American Zionists” did it.

Iran Blames ‘US Zionists’ for Assassination of ‘Wrong Man’