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Mon, 2014-08-04
Dr. Sheik Umar Khan, treating patients infected with the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has died from the virus on July 29th, less than a week of his confirmed infection. The news is preceded by the death of Dr. Samuel Brisbane, one of the most high-profile doctor in Liberia on July 27th, and the confirmed infections of two American aid workers.
Sun, 2014-07-27
The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) recently published a series of reports that detail the findings of the Verification Pilot Project, a two-year effort that brought together over forty technical and policy experts from over a dozen countries to look at how nuclear arms reduction goals could be supported.
Wed, 2014-07-16
The Iraqi government has reported to the United Nations that “low-grade” nuclear material has been seized less than two weeks after announcing the loss of a former chemical weapons facility.
Wed, 2014-06-25
The only border crossing between Jordan and Iraq was seized on Sunday by armed gunmen, however, there is no official confirmation whether the group is affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Sham (ISIS).
Thu, 2014-06-19
In cooperation with MESIS, the World Institute for Nuclear Security (WINS) recently completed the translation of its Best Practice Guides into Arabic.
Tue, 2014-05-13
Jordan registered a new fatality from the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Coronavirus on May 11, raising the number of reported deaths from the virus in the country to five since 2012.
Mon, 2014-05-12
According to a statement by the Jordan Armed Forces, an Air Force helicopter destroyed two vehicles trying to cross into Jordanian territory from Syria carrying smuggled items on May 10.
Wed, 2014-04-16
According to a statement by the Jordan Armed Forces, Air Force fighter jets destroyed several camouflaged vehicles attempting to cross into Jordanian territory from Syria on the morning of April 16.
Wed, 2014-03-26
The Third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) concluded with a closing communique today as fifty-eight Heads of State made a number of commitments to strengthen national and global nuclear security architectures.
Mon, 2014-03-24
The Nuclear Knowledge Summit convened in Amsterdam March 19-23 2014.