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Two dead after explosion in Iranian nuclear facility

The incident occurred at the Parchin military compound, not far from the Iranian capital, according to the Iranian Students News Agency.

Satellite images of Iranian nuclear facility (file). (photo credit:REUTERS)

Satellite images of Iranian nuclear facility (file). (photo credit:REUTERS)

Two people died in an explosion that ripped through an explosive material production unit at a nuclear facility near Tehran, according to Iranian press reports on Monday.

The incident occurred at the Parchin military compound, not far from the Iranian capital, according to the Iranian Students News Agency.

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So much for a nuke-free Middle East

U.S. helping longtime ally develop power plants, 1 step from  weapons

F. Michael Maloof, WND.com, 08/17/13 – F. Michael Maloof, staff writer for WND and  G2Bulletin, is a former senior security policy analyst in the office of the secretary of defense.

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WASHINGTON – The United States is helping Saudi Arabia develop nuclear  energy, which would put the Islamic kingdom only a step away from the capability  of making nuclear weapons, according to report from  Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.

While the transaction may be a bonanza for the U.S. nuclear industry, there  are concerns in Congress and elsewhere over the prospect of giving the Saudis  nuclear know-how.