An Israeli newspaper from 1984 reports that Iran is in the final stages of building a nuclear bomb.
Here are some further headlines throughout the years, from Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth:
Iran will be capable of producing a nuclear weapon in another seven years.
–June 26 1984
Nuclear Expert: Iran will have a nuclear weapon by the end of the decade or in seven to eight years if China, Pakistan and Argentina continue aiding it.
–November 15 1991
Within 10 years Syria will have a nuclear weapon.
June 15 1992
Iran will have an operational nuclear weapon in the next five to eight years
– September 20, 1992
Iran will have a nuclear weapon by 2000
– December 1 1992
Rabin: Iran has the manpower and will to get a nuclear weapon within ten years.
– January 21 1993
Iran has in its possession a nuclear weapon ready for immediate deployment
– January 24, 1993
By year’s end Iran will be a nuclear threat against Israel
– April 9 1993
Iran may achieve nuclear capability at any moment
– January 9 1995
Iran wants a nuclear weapon by 2001.
– December 27 1995
U.S.: Iran will have a nuclear weapon around 2000.
– June 27 1997
Iran will threaten Israel with a nuclear weapon within four years.
– July 10 2001
Nuclear weapon for Iran in 2005.
– August 5 2003
IDF: Preparing for an Iranian atomic bomb in 2005
– August 8 2003
Iran announces: we will achieve a nuclear weapon within four years
-August 20 2004
Israeli intelligence sources: within two years they will have a bomb on the shelf
– July 8 2005
Entire Middle East will arm itself with nukes.
– December 2005
Iranian atomic bomb in three years.
– March 26 2006
Olmert: Within months Iran will be able to assemble a nuclear bomb
– June 22 2006
U.S.: Iran will have a nuclear weapon in a year or two.
– June 22 2011