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The UAE announced the successful running of its Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, calling it a 'historic milestone' for the Arab world

The Barakah plant, located on the Gulf coast west of Abu Dhabi, is the first nuclear power plant in the region.

UAE to 'go nuclear' in next few months

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UAE to 'go nuclear' in next few months

The first of the four nuclear reactors at the Barakah plant had been due to come online in late 2017, but was delayed several times.

Qatar seeks IAEA intervention over UAE nuclear <em>plant</em>

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Qatar seeks IAEA intervention over UAE nuclear plant

Qatar has called on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to intervene in a dispute over a $24 billion nuclear power plant ...

Nuclear energy: Necessity or geopolitical status symbol?

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Nuclear energy: Necessity or geopolitical status symbol?

Despite political and security issues in the region and potential environmental hazards, many Arab states are rapidly moving towards nuclear ...

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UAE further delays launch of first Arab nuclear reactor

The Barakah nuclear plant is expected to generate about 25 percent of the UAE's energy needs.

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UAE postpones start-up of first nuclear reactor

A readiness review has delayed the UAE's plans to become the first Arab nation to produce atomic power.

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UAE to go nuclear as first reactor is completed

The UAE completed its first nuclear reactor Monday, with hopes it will become the first Arab nation to produce atomic power.

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Construction of Arab world's first nuclear reactor delayed

The arrival of the Arab world's first nuclear reactor has been delayed after the UAE's nuclear regulator declined an application to operate the ...

Yemen's Houthis 'fire ballistic missile' at UAE nuclear reactor

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Yemen's Houthis 'fire ballistic missile' at UAE nuclear reactor

Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed to have fired a ballistic missile towards a nuclear power plant in the UAE capital of Abu Dhabi, the ...

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UAE's nuclear power plant may begin operating within months

The UAE's first nuclear power plant could begin operating by May after the industry’s regulator approved licences to transport and ...

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