Latest Bushehr Stories

2008-09-01 06:00:30

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website TEHRAN: President of the Russian Atomstroyexport Company Leonid Reznikov arrived in Tehran on Monday [01 Sep] to hold talks with Iranian officials about completion of the Bushehr nuclear power plant south of the country.

2008-08-31 12:00:27

Text of report in English by Iranian conservative news agency Mehr Tehran, 31 August: The Russian director of the Bushehr power plant project, Leonid Reznikov, entered Iran on Sunday night [31 August] for a three day visit. He is accompanied by his deputy and a delegation of experts.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Iran designs 2nd nuke power plant TEHRAN, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- Deputy head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Mohammad Saeedi said here on Sunday that his country is designing a 360-megawatt nuclear power plant, the official IRNA news agency reported.

2008-08-25 09:01:39

Bushehr nuclear power plant to be completed by end of 2008 TEHRAN, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) -- Russian ambassador to Tehran Alexander Sadovnikov said here on Saturday that Bushehr nuclear power plant will be completed by the end of 2008, the official IRNA news agency reported.

2008-08-23 15:00:31

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Tehran, 23 August: Head of Russia's Federal Atomic Energy Agency Sergei Kireinko is to travel to Tehran to discuss final date for commissioning Bushehr Power Plant with Iranian officials.

2008-07-20 09:00:35

Text of report by state-run Iranian radio on 20 July [Presenter] Oil Minister [Gholamreza] Nowzari has announced the discovery of a new oil field in Asaluyeh, Bushehr Province. He said that the oil reserves in this field are an 525m barrels. This is the first known oil field in Asaluyeh.

2008-07-13 06:00:26

Text of report by Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Watan website on 12 July [Report by Jamal al-Rajihi: "We Have Provided Hospitals with Potassium in Case of a Radiation Leak; the Ministry of Health: Yes, Kuwait Is in Danger If Bushehr Reactor Is Attacked."] The Ministry of Health has expressed its concerns over nuclear war in the region saying: "We have put a precautionary plan including the distribution of Potassium medicines to hospitals and health centres to face a radiation leak in case Iran's...

2008-07-02 21:00:20

MOSCOW. July 2 (Interfax) - All the methods used in Russia to safeguard nuclear materials will be applied in the construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Iran, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Kislyak told the State Duma on Wednesday.

2006-05-31 05:55:21

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran plans to build two 1,000 megawatt nuclear reactors and will solicit bids within the next two months, a senior official told Reuters on Wednesday. The tender will be open to domestic and international firms.

2006-04-27 12:05:18

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is discussing the possibility of a civilian nuclear energy agreement with Russia that could help wean Moscow away from cooperation with Iran, according to U.S. officials.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.