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Iran to hold new wargames in key oil waterway

Iran to hold new wargames in key oil waterway

Iran is to hold fresh military exercises in and around the strategic Strait of Hormuz within weeks, the naval commander of its powerful Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying on Friday. The manoeuvres are to be held in the Iranian […]


Israel and US to hold joint missile drill

Israel and US to hold joint missile drill

Israel and the United States are to hold a joint missile defence exercise, the Israeli military said late on Thursday. Although the exercise, codenamed “Austere Challenge 12″ comes at a time of spiralling regional tensions over Iran’s suspected nuclear arms […]


In US, growing talk of a possible war with Iran

In US, growing talk of a possible war with Iran

Fed by diplomatic tensions and election-year politics, talk about a coming conflict with Iran has reached a fever pitch in the US capital. Speculation of a possible war with Iran ebbs and flows, but a confluence of events has served […]


Iran tests missiles near key oil-transit strait

Iran tests missiles near key oil-transit strait

Iran on Monday tested missiles near the Strait of Hormuz, underlining its threats to close the vital oil-transit waterway as the West readies to impose more economic sanctions over Tehran’s nuclear drive. The launch of three missiles took place on […]


Iran Proposes Nuclear Talks, Delays Missile Test

Iran Proposes Nuclear Talks, Delays Missile Test

Iran’s National Security Adviser Saeed Jalili is calling for a new round of negotiations with the West over its nuclear program, amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf over threats by Tehran to close the vital Strait of Hormuz. About […]


Iran to test-fire missiles in strategic oil waterway

Iran to test-fire missiles in strategic oil waterway

Tehran said it will test-fire missiles in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a move likely to stoke tensions with Washington already running high over Iran’s threats to close the strategic oil waterway if sanctions are enforced. “Shorter- and longer-range, […]


Iran-US brinkmanship over oil strait of Hormuz worsens

Iran-US brinkmanship over oil strait of Hormuz worsens

A showdown between Iran and the United States over Tehran’s threats to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz to oil tankers worsened on Thursday with warships from each side giving weight to an increasingly bellicose exchange of words. Iran’s Revolutionary […]


Iran moves websites to avoid cyber attacks

Iran moves websites to avoid cyber attacks

Iran has moved most of its government websites to local hosts to protect them from cyber attacks, the country’s deputy communications minister said on Thursday. Ali Hakim Javadi, who is also head of Iran’s technology organisation, said more than 90 […]


Russia seizes radioactive material bound for Iran

Russia seizes radioactive material bound for Iran

Russia on Friday seized a consignment of the radioactive isotope Sodium-22 used for medical and research purposes at a Moscow airport from a Tehran-bound passenger, the customs service said. “Tests showed that the Sodium-22 could only have been obtained as […]


 
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