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Wed, 2018-04-11
The district of Douma in Eastern Ghouta, Syria was the site of a recent chemical attack reported to have killed at least 40 people. It is estimated that at least 300 victims were affected by the gas, many of which reported a chlorine odor.
Thu, 2018-03-01
The Century Foundation has published a policy report on “Cooperating on Nuclear Power,” which provides and overview of nuclear energy development in the Middle East.
Sat, 2018-02-24
CRDF Global and the Middle East Scientific Institute for Security (MESIS) announced today a partnership agreement to pursue shared opportunities that build regional capacity and security through science and technology in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
Sun, 2018-02-11
The Century Foundation has recently published “Order from Ashes: New Foundations for Security in the Middle East,” which is the result of a multi-year project supported by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Mon, 2018-01-15
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has posted a virtual tour of the Jordan Nuclear Research and Training Reactor (JRTR) on its website.
Thu, 2017-12-28
According to Jordan’s Ministry of Health (MoH), there have been 6 confirmed deaths resulting from the H1N1 flu virus (Swine Flu), since September of this year. MoH reported that these figures do not signify a pandemic and are expected during flu season. According to sources in the Ministry, MoH hospitals have received hundreds of cases diagnosed as H1N1.
Wed, 2017-12-20
The International Advisory Group (IAG), which was created to assess progress made toward the implementation of Jordan’s nuclear program, has recommended that Jordan should include large nuclear reactors, supplemented with Small Modular Reactors (SMRs), in order to diversify the Kingdom’s energy resources.
Sun, 2017-12-03
The Houthi rebels in Yemen have reported the firing of a ballistic missile at the Al-Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Sun, 2017-11-19
Jordan has officially become a member of the G7’s Global Partnership Against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction. The announcement was made at the Italian Foreign Ministry during a meeting of the Global Partnership on November 16, 2017.
Tue, 2017-11-14
On November 13, 2017, Jordan’s Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) issued a license for the activation of the Jordan Nuclear Research and Training Reactor (JRTR).