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Iran pushes on with nuclear after failed IAEA visit

Iran pushes on with nuclear after failed IAEA visit

Iran’s nuclear work will defiantly go on, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after UN inspectors left Tehran following talks that failed to lift their suspicions of atomic weapons research. “The Iranian nation has never been seeking an […]


Iran says its nuclear activities non-negotiable

Iran says its nuclear activities non-negotiable

Iran said on Tuesday it views its nuclear activities as a non-negotiable right, but confirmed they will be discussed in mooted talks with world powers aimed at defusing a crisis containing the seeds of a new Middle East war. “The […]


Israel urged against ‘destabilizing’ Iran attack

Israel urged against ‘destabilizing’ Iran attack

The top US military officer urged Israel on Sunday to hold off from any attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities, warning that such a move would be “premature” and “destabilizing.” In an interview with CNN, General Martin Dempsey cautioned that even […]


Saudi ‘pledges secure energy supply’ to South Korea

Saudi ‘pledges secure energy supply’ to South Korea

Saudi Arabia has pledged to ensure a stable supply of oil to South Korea, which is under pressure from the United States to reduce purchases from Iran, a report said on Wednesday. The assurances came as South Korea’s President Lee […]


Better Understanding the Rivalry Between Israel and Iran

Better Understanding the Rivalry Between Israel and Iran

Israel and Iran have come to view each other over the past decade as direct regional rivals, with Iran viewing Israel as being bent on undermining Iran’s revolutionary system and Israel viewing Iran as posing grave strategic and ideological challenges […]


Amidst Regional Changes, Middle East Arms Bazaar Remains Open

Amidst Regional Changes, Middle East Arms Bazaar Remains Open

While the news coming out of the Middle East over the past year has focused upon the percolations of restless societies, two aspects remain consistent amidst the region’s sea of political unrest: strong levels of investment in security forces and […]


Iran mass producing anti-ship cruise missile: TV

Iran mass producing anti-ship cruise missile: TV

Iran has begun mass production of an anti-ship cruise missile, state television’s website said on Saturday. The Zafar missile, as it is dubbed in the report, “is a short-range, anti-ship cruise missile capable of destroying small- and medium-sized targets with […]


US ‘bunker-buster’ not powerful enough against Iran

US ‘bunker-buster’ not powerful enough against Iran

The US military has concluded that its largest conventional bomb is not capable of destroying Iran’s most heavily fortified underground facilities suspected to be used for building nuclear weapons, The Wall Street Journal reported late Friday. But citing unnamed US […]


US to send floating commando base to Mideast

US to send floating commando base to Mideast

The US military plans to send a large floating base for commando teams to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran and intensifying fighting in Yemen, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Citing unspecified procurement documents, the newspaper said the […]


 
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