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Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Major US-Israel military drill postponed

Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone a major military defence exercise scheduled for spring, a senior security official said Sunday, amid rising regional tension over Iran’s nuclear programme. “Israel and the United States have agreed to postpone […]


Navy to Maintain Focus on Middle East, Strait of Hormuz

Navy to Maintain Focus on Middle East, Strait of Hormuz

The Navy will remain focused on the Middle East, particularly the strategic Strait of Hormuz, while ensuring its sailors operating there are remain properly equipped for the mission, the chief of naval operations said yesterday. Navy Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert […]


China says war over Iran will bring disaster

China says war over Iran will bring disaster

A top Chinese diplomat said Tuesday war over the Iranian nuclear issue would bring disaster to the world economy and urged all nations involved to exercise restraint and prevent hostilities. The remarks by Chen Xiaodong, a top Chinese diplomat on […]


Nuclear scientist killed in Tehran car blast: media

Nuclear scientist killed in Tehran car blast: media

An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed and two people injured when a magnetic bomb attached to a car by a duo on a motorbike exploded outside a Tehran university on Wednesday, Iranian news agencies said. The person killed was identified […]


727th EACS Takes Control of Air Defense of the Arabian Gulf

727th EACS Takes Control of Air Defense of the Arabian Gulf

The 727th Expeditionary Air Control Squadron changed missions Dec. 30 as it supported the end of Operation New Dawn and began supporting the air defense of the Arabian Gulf. The timing of the transition allowed for a full-circle moment for […]


Iran bunker site raises the nuclear stakes

Iran bunker site raises the nuclear stakes

Iran has further stoked Western fears about the purpose of its nuclear activities by starting to enrich fissile material in a new site deep inside a virtually impregnable mountain bunker. The Fordo site near the holy city of Qom, 150 […]


UK Sending Destroyer HMS Daring to Persian Gulf

UK Sending Destroyer HMS Daring to Persian Gulf

The Royal Navy’s newest and most advanced ship is being sent to the Gulf for her first mission. It comes amid heightened tensions with Iran over threats by Tehran to block a busy shipping lane. Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring, […]


Iranian leader launches tour of US foes in LatAm

Iranian leader launches tour of US foes in LatAm

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, facing new sanctions over his nation’s suspect nuclear program, arrived in Venezuela to start a five-day tour aimed at shoring up ties in Latin America. The Iranian leader, who is traveling with several of his top […]


US will respond if Iran blocks Strait: Panetta

US will respond if Iran blocks Strait: Panetta

The United States will respond if Iran tries to close the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the Gulf, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Sunday, saying such a move would cross a “red line.” “We made very […]


 
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