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2006-04-11 09:36:38

KUWAIT (Reuters) - Iran is producing enriched uranium from 164 centrifuges, influential former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani told Kuwait's KUNA news agency on Tuesday. "We operated the first unit which comprises of 164 centrifuges, gas was injected, and we got the industrial output," he said.

2006-04-11 05:23:13

By Christian Oliver TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranians will hear "good news" on Tehran's nuclear program on Tuesday night, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said, and Iranian media said this would mean Iran had enriched uranium for use in fuelling atomic reactors. Such an announcement would mark a serious setback to UN Security Council efforts to have Iran suspend enrichment work. It could escalate a confrontation with Western powers leading to consideration of sanctions against the Islamic...

2006-04-11 02:02:24

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranians will hear "good news" on their country's atomic program on Tuesday night, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying by the official IRNA news agency. "After hearing all the good news tomorrow (Tuesday) night, Iranians should prostrate themselves before almighty God," he said in the northeastern city of Mashhad on Monday night. A conservative newspaper close to key officials has speculated the news would be that Iran had enriched uranium to the...

2006-04-04 09:48:54

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Inspectors from the U.N. nuclear watchdog will arrive in Iran on Friday to visit nuclear sites, including the Natanz uranium enrichment facility, Iran's ISNA news agency reported on Tuesday. "The agency inspectors are traveling to Tehran this Friday. The inspectors will visit different parts of Iran's nuclear facilities including the Natanz facility," Aliasghar Soltaniyeh, Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency, told ISNA. Soltaniyeh, who had...

2006-03-28 13:44:57

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany signaled on Tuesday the European Union might be willing to compromise with Iran about its nuclear enrichment program, the focus of a crisis meeting of six world powers in Berlin on Thursday. But Berlin conditioned any possible compromise on Iran's willingness to suspend all activities related to uranium enrichment for a certain period. Tehran, which says it only seeks nuclear-generated electricity, not the capacity to produce atomic...

2006-03-27 09:55:00

By Louis Charbonneau BERLIN (Reuters) - Military strikes against Iran's nuclear sites would not destroy the Islamic republic's uranium enrichment activities, which could be easily moved and restarted, a senior Iranian official said on Monday. "You know very well ... we can enrich uranium anywhere in the country, with a vast country of more than 1 million 600 square kilometers," said Aliasghar Soltaniyeh, Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna. "Enrichment can be...

2006-03-15 03:20:54

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran will not stop its research on atomic fuel, even if instructed to do so by the United Nations Security Council, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi said on Wednesday. Iran has been reported to the U.N. Security Council, which has the power to impose sanctions, after failing to convince the world it is not using its atomic power station program as a smokescreen for building nuclear warheads. Western diplomats are pushing for the world body to insist...

2006-03-11 00:02:50

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India circumvents other countries' export controls and leaks sensitive technology in procuring materials for its nuclear programs, according to a report by former U.N. weapons inspector David Albright. The Indian Embassy dismissed the report as "baseless." The report, released on Friday, challenges a central U.S. argument in favor of a landmark U.S.-India nuclear deal: that India has such an impeccable record of...

2006-03-10 19:57:59

By Carol Giacomo, Diplomatic Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India circumvents other countries' export controls and leaks sensitive technology in procuring materials for its nuclear programs, according to a report by former U.N. weapons inspector David Albright. The Indian Embassy dismissed the report as "baseless." The report, released on Friday, challenges a central U.S. argument in favor of a landmark U.S.-India nuclear deal: that India has such an impeccable record of...

2006-03-07 16:55:45

By Mark Heinrich and Parisa Hafezi VIENNA (Reuters) - Russia on Tuesday backed away from what EU diplomats said was a proposal to let Iran do some atomic research if it agreed to refrain from enriching uranium on an industrial scale for 7-9 years. Russia abandoned the informal proposal, aimed at finding a compromise to the crisis over Iran's nuclear program, after Western rejection of the idea. The United States and the European Union want Iran to shelve all work to enrich uranium...


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2005-05-25 11:04:31

Uranium is a chemical element in the periodic table that has the symbol U and atomic number 92. A heavy, silvery-white, toxic, metallic, and naturally-radioactive element, uranium belongs to the actinide series and its isotope 235U is used as the fuel for nuclear reactors and nuclear weapons. Uranium is commonly found in very small amounts in rocks, soil, water, plants, and animals (including humans). Notable characteristics When refined, uranium is a silvery white, weakly radioactive...

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