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Iran: 'Sabotage attack' on civilian nuclear center thwarted

Jun. 23, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian authorities have thwarted what they called a “sabotage attack” targeting a civilian nuclear facility near the country's capital, state TV reported Wednesday, as details about the incident remained scarce. The attempted attack against a...

Iranian news site close to security services: Authorities have thwarted 'sabotage attack' on civilian nuclear program

Jun. 23, 2021 05:06 AM EDT
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian news site close to security services: Authorities have thwarted 'sabotage attack' on civilian nuclear program.

Repair costs for Aspen gas line sabotage reach $1.4 million

Jun. 10, 2021 12:14 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Black Hills Energy says it has spent about $1.4 million to repair sabotaged natural gas lines that cut heat to Aspen-area homes and businesses in late December. Police say they're still investigating the incident, which cut service to roughly 3,500 residences for three...

Rail union: Sabotage caused Washington oil-train derailment

Jun. 07, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A rail union official reportedly told investigators that a fiery oil car train derailment north of Seattle late last year was caused by sabotage. Seven train cars carrying crude oil derailed and five caught fire in Custer, Washington, on Dec. 22, 2020,...

Israel says Syrian missile was not aimed at nuclear reactor

Apr. 22, 2021 14:20 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Thursday that a Syrian missile that reached deep into Israeli territory and set off air raid sirens near the country's top-secret nuclear reactor was the result of a misfire and not a deliberate attack. The missile landed in...

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country

Apr. 17, 2021 12:00 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran named a suspect Saturday in the attack on its Natanz nuclear facility that damaged centrifuges there, saying he had fled the country “hours before” the sabotage happened. While the extent of the damage from the April 11 sabotage remains...

Iran says it will enrich uranium to 60%, highest level ever

Apr. 13, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran will begin enriching uranium up to 60% purity after an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility, a negotiator said Tuesday, pushing its program to higher levels than ever before though still remaining short of weapons-grade. The...

Analysis: Iran's powerful Guard faces scrutiny after attacks

Apr. 13, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The recent sabotage at Iran’s main nuclear enrichment facility is just the latest setback for the country's Revolutionary Guard, though the paramilitary force is rarely publicly criticized due to its power. But with some of its...

Iran blames Israel for sabotage at Natanz nuclear site

Apr. 12, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran blamed Israel on Monday for an attack on its underground Natanz nuclear facility that damaged its centrifuges — sabotage that imperils ongoing talks over Tehran's tattered nuclear deal and brings a shadow war between the two countries into the...

EXPLAINER: Iran atomic sites targeted by diplomacy, sabotage

Apr. 12, 2021 09:50 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's nuclear program has been targeted by diplomatic efforts and sabotage attacks over the last decade, with the latest incident striking its underground Natanz facility. The attack Sunday at Natanz comes as...