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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.
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.