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Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: report

Putin to visit Iran for nuclear talks: report

President Vladimir Putin is to visit Iran in August to try to restart talks on Tehran’s controversial nuclear drive, a Russian newspaper reported Wednesday. Putin’s visit is planned for mid-August, shortly after Iran’s moderate new president Hassan Rowhani takes office […]


US general lays out military options in Syria

US general lays out military options in Syria

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders. In a non-classified letter made public Monday, chairman of the […]


The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions

The Burke Chair is issuing a fully updated version of the second volume in a new series of reports on the Gulf Military Balance. The new volume is called The Gulf Military Balance, Volume Two: The Nuclear and Missile Dimensions. […]


IHS Reveals Saudi Arabia’s Undisclosed Missile Site

IHS Reveals Saudi Arabia’s Undisclosed Missile Site

Analysis reveals a newly identified surface-to-surface missile base deep in the Saudi desert, capable of targeting Israel and Iran, according to IHS Inc. (IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics. As fears of a nuclear-armed Iran continue to […]


Iran nuclear push, flashpoints role has West in a bind

Iran nuclear push, flashpoints role has West in a bind

Iran’s role in flashpoints like Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan is proving a headache for the West as it tries to normalise ties with Tehran without a trade-off on its contested nuclear drive. As the Islamic republic prepares for presidential […]


Iraq warns Israel on using airspace in Iran strike

Iraq warns Israel on using airspace in Iran strike

Baghdad has warned Israel that it would respond to any attempts by the Jewish state to use Iraqi airspace for a strike against Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, a top Iraqi minister told AFP. The remarks from Hussein al-Shahristani, deputy prime […]


Navy Forward Deploys Additional Patrol Boats to Bahrain

Navy Forward Deploys Additional Patrol Boats to Bahrain

Commander, U.S. Fleet Forces Command (USFF) will forward deploy five patrol coastal (PC) ships to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), Manama, Bahrain, May 14. USS Tempest (PC 2), USS Squall (PC 7) and USS Thunderbolt (PC 12) are scheduled […]


Iran to Use New Mine-Sweeping System in Persian Gulf

Iran to Use New Mine-Sweeping System in Persian Gulf

Iran will soon put into service a new mine-sweeping system in the Persian Gulf, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Saturday, the Fars news agency reported. The admiral’s remarks come shortly after the United States announced plans to […]


Israel’s Syria hit sends warning to Iran, Hezbollah: pundits

Israel’s Syria hit sends warning to Iran, Hezbollah: pundits

Israeli air strikes near Damascus send a clear message to Iran and Syria that it will not allow arms shipments to Hezbollah, pundits said, playing down fears it would spark a major response. Although Israel maintained official silence on the […]


 
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