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Iran Defies West, Begins Boosting Uranium

Iran Defies West, Begins Boosting Uranium

Iran says it has begun further enriching uranium, a move some Western nations say should be met with sanctions. But China continues to push for a diplomatic solution. Iranian envoy Ali Asghar Soltanieh says he has informed the International Atomic […]


Iran develops air defense system comparable to Russia’s S-300

Iran develops air defense system comparable to Russia’s S-300

Moscow: Iran has developed its own air defense system comparable to and even more sophisticated than the Russian S-300 system, the IRNA news agency said Monday, citing an Iranian military official. Russia signed a contract with Iran on the supply […]


Iran builds own aerial drones with strike capabilities

Iran builds own aerial drones with strike capabilities

Moscow: Iran started on Monday production of two domestically-developed unmanned aerial vehicles capable of delivering high-precision bombing strikes and performing reconnaissance missions, the Fars news agency said. Iran unveiled the drones, dubbed Ra’d (Thunder) and Nazir (Harbinger), at a plant […]


Iran opens two new missile plants

Iran opens two new missile plants

Tehran: Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi opened two new missile production plants on Saturday, just three days after Iran fired a rocket carrying live animals into space, state television reported. The plants will produce a ground-to-air missile dubbed the Qaem (Rising) […]


Iran hails successful satellite launch

Iran hails successful satellite launch

Tehran: Iran hailed the successful launch of a home-built satellite on Wednesday amid Western concerns it is using its nuclear and space industries to develop atomic and ballistic weapons. The Kavoshgar 3 (Explorer) rocket was carrying an “experimental capsule”, state-owned […]


Kazakh parliament ratifies deal on post-Soviet rapid reaction force

Kazakh parliament ratifies deal on post-Soviet rapid reaction force

Kazakhstan’s parliament ratified an agreement on Thursday on establishing a post-Soviet security group’s rapid reaction force. The creation of a powerful military contingent in former Soviet Central Asia by members of the Russian-dominated Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is seen […]


Iran boasts of new Apache-killer weapon

Iran boasts of new Apache-killer weapon

Moscow: Iran has developed a new weapon to shoot down U.S. Apache attack helicopters, the Iranian Fars news agency has reported. “Our enemies should not imagine that if their Apache choppers have shown a mighty and desirable performance in Iraq […]


Iran to unveil missiles during anniversary: commander

Iran to unveil missiles during anniversary: commander

Tehran: A top commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday that the country’s armed forces will unveil several missiles and weapons at the 31st anniversary of the Islamic revolution next month. Mehr news agency quoted commander Massud Jazayeri as […]


Iran threatens to hit Western warships in Gulf if attacked

Iran threatens to hit Western warships in Gulf if attacked

Tehran: Iran’s Defence Minister Ahmad Vahidi said Tuesday that Western warships stationed in the Gulf are “best targets” for the Islamic republic if its nuclear sites are attacked, Fars news agency reported. Iranian officials have repeatedly threatened to deliver a […]


 
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