The Sorek nuclear reactor centre in Yavne, Israel [AP]
Israel has announced that it is considering building a nuclear power station to meet what it calls the country's growing energy needs.

Amid the international furore over Iran's nuclear ambitions – and with other regional powers like Egypt and Jordan declaring plans to develop atomic energy – what is the prospect of a Middle East nuclear arms race?

Inside Story investigates.

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