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2011-10-21 12:30:00

More than 30,000 Sign Petition to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A groundswell of American people from all walks of life have petitioned the U.S. Government to remove the main Iranian opposition organization, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK), from the State Department's Foreign Terrorist organization list. The more than 30,000 people who signed the letter to Secretary of State Clinton join a growing roster of prominent American...

2011-10-13 14:49:00

Press Conference, 14 October 2011 WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Iran Policy Committee is hosting a press conference on the North American Operations of the Qods [Jerusalem] Force, the extra-territorial unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), and policy implications of the foiled terror plot. WHEN: 10:00 a.m., Friday, 14 October 2011 WHERE: National Press Club, Holeman Lounge WHO: Michael Mukasey, former Attorney General of the United States...

2011-09-23 09:32:00

KYIV, Ukraine, September 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States of America are ready to provide Ukrainian research institutions with new technology in exchange for removal of highly enriched uranium from the country, stated the President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych on September 22 after meeting President of the United States Barack Obama in New York City. To compensate Ukraine's loss of highly enriched uranium, the United States have offered Ukraine new technology...

2011-09-04 10:39:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC expressed grave concern about the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) latest findings on Iran's nuclear activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) "This latest IAEA report underscores yet again the danger posed by the Iranian nuclear program," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. The nine-page report, released on Friday, examines Iran's compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty and binding...

2011-05-23 11:42:00

NEW YORK, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC applauded new EU sanctions, blacklisting an additional 100 firms that do business with Iran, a further push to change the radical regime's drive to develop nuclear-weapons capability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "This latest EU action, together with continuing U.S. measures, clearly shows that stopping Iran's nuclear program remains of paramount importance," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "A...

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2011-04-25 12:53:08

A military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday that Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country. "Certain characteristics about the 'Stars' virus have been identified, including that it is compatible with the (targeted) system," Gholam Reza Jalali, commander of the Iranian civil defense organization, told the news agency. "In the initial stage, the damage is low and it is likely to be mistaken for governmental executable files," Jalali said,...

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2011-03-25 07:11:55

According to a report by the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), aging nuclear reactor closures are expected to peak between 2020 and 2030, posing major concerns for safety and potentially endangering the environment. The report, submitted to member states of the IAEA shortly before the nuclear crisis in Japan this month, stated that high safety performance levels in the global nuclear sector in 2010 were well maintained. But it warned, "in some cases, plans for nuclear power...

2011-03-19 01:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On 17 March 2011, in a bi-partisan conference on Capitol Hill, titled, "Iran Rising for Freedom--U.S. Policy Prospects," former top officials of the Obama as well as Clinton and Bush administrations joined senior Members of Congress. They urged the Obama Administration to adopt a new policy in support of Iranians who are demanding change in Iran and remove Iran's principal opposition, the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) from the State...

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2011-03-04 07:34:47

The Windows computer worm Stuxnet, which targets industrial computer software and equipment, has been unleashed by the United States and Israel's Mossad onto Iran's nuclear program, according to a German computer security expert on Thursday."My opinion is that the Mossad is involved," Ralph Langner said while discussing Stuxnet analysis at a TED conference in Long Beach, California. "But, the leading source is not Israel... There is only one leading source, and that is the United States."Many...

2011-02-20 21:41:09

While a world free of nuclear weapons remains a goal for governments around the world, nuclear security constitutes a major challenge for the 21st century, as recognised at the 2010 nuclear security summit in Washington. Citizens are generally aware of international efforts to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons, but they are often unaware of nuclear security research and the important role science in this field. A new European nuclear security training centre and enhanced...