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Sun, 2019-01-27
The Chief Commissioner of the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) in Jordan, Farouq Hiari, released a press statement regarding the Commission’s activities in 2018. According to the statement, EMRC conducted around 2.4 million radiation inspections at border crossings last year
Wed, 2019-01-23
The Aqaba Airports Company and the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission (EMRC) recently installed radiation detection systems at the King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba,Jordan.
Wed, 2019-01-16
On January 15, 2019, the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission (JAEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the U.S. company NuScale Power to conduct a feasibility study on the deployment of NuScale’s Small Modular Reactor (SMR) in Jordan.
Mon, 2018-11-26
On November 5, 2018, Saudi Arabia laid a foundation stone for its first nuclear research reactor. According to Saudi Arabia's official press agency (SPA), Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman inaugurated the launching of
Thu, 2018-11-01
The International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) and the Middle East Scientific Institute for Security (MESIS) jointly organized a best practices exchange on training metrics for nonproliferation and nuclear security.
Sun, 2018-09-09
The Cabinet of Jordan, led by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, approved the liquidation of the Jordan Nuclear Power Company (JNPC). This voluntary liquidation will be undertaken due to the fact that the activities carried out by the company are nearing completion.
Sun, 2018-08-05
On August 5, Iraq and Jordan signed a joint agreement on counterterrorism, border protection, and intelligence capacity building.
Thu, 2018-08-02
The International Atomic Energy Agency has helped Al-Bashir public hospital in Amman secure an advanced radiotherapy machine, donated by the international oncology equipment manufacturer Elekta.
Tue, 2018-07-31
In mid-July, a delegation from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) visited Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.
Thu, 2018-07-26
On July 26, the United States Treasury Department issued sanctions targeting five groups and eight individuals for their connection with Syria’s chemical weapons program.