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Thu, 2018-07-05
Jordan’s Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, met with the International Advisory Group for Jordan’s nuclear program. Razzaz and the group focused on advancements in Jordan’s Research and Training Reactor (JRTR) and the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME).
Tue, 2018-07-03
On June 26, the member states of the Chemical Weapons Convention voted to grant the OPCW the ability to assign blame for chemical attacks by an overwhelming 82-24 supermajority.
Thu, 2018-06-28
Dr. Khaled Toukan, Chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), has announced that Jordan will begin production of yellow cake at the end of this year.
Wed, 2018-06-27
The Vice Chairman of the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC), Dr. Kamal Araj, has recently announced that Jordan is considering the development of a High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactor (HTGR) and argues for this alternative energy technology’s safety and efficiency.
Wed, 2018-06-27
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has presented the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) with an initial report approving the suitability of the area selected for Jordan’s first nuclear reactors.
Mon, 2018-05-28
On May 26, 2018, Jordan stated its plans to replace the $10 billion nuclear power plant with a Small Modular Reactor (SMR).
Thu, 2018-05-24
The Vienna Center for Disarmament and Nonproliferation (VCDNP) has issued its first publication under the VCDNP European Non-Proliferation and Security Initiative (ENSI).
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.