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2006-01-13 15:07:48

By Boris Groendahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Tehran's new ambassador to the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Friday that Iran would only enrich uranium on a small scale for research, but a U.S. think-tank warned that this could help Tehran acquire a bomb by 2009. The think-tank said the research would close a major gap in Iran's nuclear know-how. Iran denies seeking nuclear weapons. Aliasghar Soltaniyeh, who took charge of nuclear research at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran shortly...

2006-01-13 10:25:26

By Boris Groendahl VIENNA (Reuters) - Tehran's new ambassador to the U.N. nuclear watchdog said on Friday that Iran would only enrich uranium on a small scale for research, but a U.S. think-tank warned that this could help Tehran acquire get a bomb by 2009. The think-tank said the research would close a major gap in Iran's nuclear know-how. Iran denies seeking nuclear weapons. Aliasghar Soltaniyeh, who took charge of nuclear research at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran shortly...

2006-01-11 07:52:17

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Influential former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Wednesday dismissed as futile any move to slap sanctions on Iran for its nuclear fuel program, which the West suspects is aimed at developing bombs. Iran removed UN seals at uranium enrichment research facilities on Tuesday and announced it would resume "research and development" on producing uranium fuel, prompting angry reactions from Washington, the European Union and Russia. The foreign...

2006-01-10 15:42:41

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran removed U.N. seals at its uranium-enrichment plant and resumed nuclear fuel research on Tuesday, drawing sharp criticism from the West which fears Tehran is bent on acquiring the means to build atomic bombs. The U.N. nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said the research would involve the small-scale enrichment of uranium, useable in power plants or weapons. The United States and European Union powers warned Iran it...

2006-01-10 13:20:40

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran removed U.N. seals at its uranium enrichment plant and resumed nuclear fuel research on Tuesday, drawing sharp criticism from the West which fears its nuclear program could be used to make bombs. The U.N. nuclear watchdog, the IAEA, said the research would involve the small-scale enrichment of uranium, useable in power plants or weapons. The United States and European Union powers warned Iran it risked referral to the U.N. Security Council...

2006-01-10 13:11:33

By Tabassum Zakaria WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Iran continues on its current nuclear course, it will leave the international community no choice but to refer Tehran to the U.N. Security Council for possible actions, the White House said on Tuesday. The United States was reacting after Iran removed U.N. seals at its Natanz uranium enrichment plant and resumed nuclear fuel research. "If the regime in Iran continues on the current course and fails to abide by its international...

2006-01-10 10:21:56

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If Iran continues on its current nuclear course, it will leave the international community no choice but to refer Tehran to the U.N. Security Council for possible actions, the White House said on Tuesday. The United States was reacting after Iran removed U.N. seals at its Natanz uranium enrichment plant and resumed nuclear fuel research on Tuesday. "If the regime in Iran continues on the current course and fails to abide by its international obligations there...

2006-01-10 08:19:35

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran removed U.N. seals at its Natanz uranium enrichment plant and resumed nuclear fuel research on Tuesday, drawing sharp Western criticism but no immediate threats of punitive action. Tehran denies wanting nuclear technology for anything but a civilian energy program aimed at satisfying the Islamic Republic's booming demand for electricity. But the United States and the European Union doubt that Iran's atomic ambitions are entirely peaceful and...

2006-01-10 06:40:00

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN -- Iran removed U.N. seals at its Natanz uranium enrichment plant and resumed research on nuclear fuel on Tuesday, drawing sharp Western criticism but no immediate threats of punitive action. Tehran denies wanting nuclear technology for anything but a civilian energy programme aimed at satisfying the Islamic Republic's booming demand for electricity. But the United States and the European Union doubt that Iran's atomic ambitions are entirely peaceful and are likely to...

2006-01-09 14:06:52

By Parisa Hafezi TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iran confirmed it would resume research on nuclear fuel on Monday and the head of the U.N. nuclear watchdog warned that the world was running out of patience with Tehran in the dispute over its nuclear program. Germany, France and EU president Austria made clear their opposition to the Iranian decision and Washington urged Iran to observe its commitment to freeze uranium enrichment or face referral to the U.N. Security Council for possible...


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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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