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Quake hits southern Iran

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:41

An earthquake measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale struck an area near Shanbeh town of Bushehr province in Southern Iran Thursday.

Iran says Russia could build nuclear reactor in exchange for oil

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 15:10

Russia could build a second reactor at Iran`s Bushehr nuclear power plant in exchange for Iranian oil, the Iranian ambassador to Moscow said in remarks published on Monday.

Iran seeks Japan`s help to build Nuke plants

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 03:26

Iran wants Japan to help it build nuclear power plants, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi has said.

Iran, Russia in talks on new Bushehr nuclear plant

Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 16:33

Iran and Russia are in talks to build another nuclear plant at Bushehr, with construction set to begin in 2014, media today reported nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi as saying.

Iran tells UN agency reactor unscathed from quake

Last Updated: Saturday, November 30, 2013, 00:29

The UN atomic agency says that based on information supplied by Iran it is satisfied that that the country`s Bushehr nuclear plant was left unscathed by an earthquake that reportedly killed seven people.

Earthquake near Iran nuclear plant kills 7

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 00:46

An earthquake measuring 5.6 magnitude struck Iran. The tremors struck Gulf coast near Iran`s sole nuclear power plant killed 7 and injured 30, emergency response chief Hassan Qadami told state media.

Iran takes control of Bushehr nuclear reactor

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 21:41

Iran was finally taking control of its civilian nuclear reactor at Bushehr, a project begun 37 years ago by West Germany, wracked by setbacks, and finished by Russia.

Russia to renew offer to supply S-300s to Iran: Report

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 15:41

Russian President Vladimir Putin will offer to supply Iran S-300 air defence missile systems as well as build a second reactor at the Bushehr nuclear plant, the Kommersant business daily reported on Wednesday.

Iran`s nuclear reactor hit by `malfunction`: Official

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013, 19:17

Iran`s Russian-built Bushehr nuclear power plant has suffered a malfunction in its main generator, the Islamic Republic`s ambassador to Moscow said on Monday.

Iran denies radiation leak at Bushehr N-plant

Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 16:10

Iran has dismissed as baseless the media reports suggesting possible radiation leakage at Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant due to last week`s earthquake.

Iran ups aid effort after deadly quake near nuclear plant

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 18:06

Iran stepped up relief efforts on Wednesday for survivors of a powerful earthquake that killed 37 people and damaged dozens of villages but left its sole nuclear power station unscathed.

Bushehr nuclear plant `undamaged` by strong Iran quake

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 19:30

Iran`s only nuclear power plant, located in the Gulf city of Bushehr, was undamaged by a strong earthquake.