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US Makes 'Bunker Buster' Bomb Even Bigger

Hopes to send message to Iran and Israel

(Newser) - The Pentagon has been doing a little showing off for Israel. US officials have been playing Israeli military and civilian leaders footage of the Pentagon's new and improved "bunker buster" bomb, which it says can now take out Iran's most secure nuclear enrichment facility, Fordow. The goal... More »

Iran Denies Explosion at Bunker Nuke Plant

But Israel welcomes it if no one was hurt

(Newser) - Iran today denied reports that an explosion had ripped through its Fordow nuclear site, which is buried 300 feet underground and considered safe from air strikes, the Telegraph and Reuters report. "The false news of an explosion at Fordow is Western propaganda ahead of nuclear negotiations to influence their... More »

Iran Has Enriched Uranium to 27%

Diplomats share findings of confidential IAEA report

(Newser) - Iran was already making the world nervous with the revelation it was enriching uranium to 20% at its Fordo facility. But now the IAEA says it has found traces of uranium enriched up to 27% at Fordo, according to a confidential report to be released to IAEA board members today.... More »

US Could Destroy Iran's Nuclear Bunker: Experts

Facility not as 'impregnable' as Iran seems to believe

(Newser) - The Obama administration reportedly has little desire to launch a preemptive strike on Iran's nuclear facilities, but just in case it ever did, US weaponry is capable of destroying even Iran's most protected site, experts tell the Washington Post . Iran's Fordow facility—which, until recently, the country... More »

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