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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 […]


Iran able to destroy Israel ‘alone’: commander

Iran able to destroy Israel ‘alone’: commander

Iran’s army “alone” is able to destroy Israel, army commander General Ataollah Salehi said on Thursday, responding to boasts by the Jewish state that its military that could attack its archfoe on its own. “Our message to this illegitimate regime […]


Iran Test-Fires Three New Missiles

Iran Test-Fires Three New Missiles

The Iranian Military has successfully test-fired three new domestically produced missiles, the Fars News Agency reported on Saturday. “Three types of missiles developed by the Army and the Defense Industries have been successfully test-fired in the Ground Force’s recent wargames,” […]


Iran unveils new uranium mines, production facility

Iran unveils new uranium mines, production facility

Iran unveiled on Tuesday a new uranium production facility and two extraction mines, only days after talks with world powers on its disputed nuclear programme again ended in deadlock. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad hailed the advances and boasted of mastery over […]


 
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