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All options including military action open on Iran: Israel

Israel Air Force F-16D

Jerusalem: Israeli Intelligence Minister Yuval Steinitz said Thursday that all options including military action were on the table in the face of the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran. Speaking to public radio as crunch talks on Iran’s nuclear program continued […]


What an Iran nuclear deal could look like

What an Iran nuclear deal could look like

Global powers on Sunday were narrowing in on a deal to stop any Iranian bid to develop nuclear weapons, with diplomats saying some key parts of an outline had been tentatively agreed. The “framework” accord — no one knows how […]


Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

Iran nuclear talks race towards deadline

Global powers were due to gather with Iran Monday, seeking to slot into place the last pieces of a complex puzzle to curtail Tehran’s nuclear programme as diplomats said tentative agreement on some parts had been reached. US Secretary of […]


As nuclear deadline nears, fears Saudi may try to match Iran

As nuclear deadline nears, fears Saudi may try to match Iran

Fears that Shiite Iran will remain a potential nuclear threat under a mooted international deal have raised concerns that Tehran’s Sunni rival Saudi Arabia could seek its own atomic capability. As the March 31 deadline for talks between Tehran and […]


Republican letter to Iran shakes trust in US: Kerry

Republican letter to Iran shakes trust in US: Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry hit out Wednesday at a letter by Republican senators to Iran opposing the nuclear talks he is leading, saying it threatened global trust in America. Just days before he returns to Switzerland for fresh […]


Letter inflames US feud over Iran talks

Letter inflames US feud over Iran talks

Barack Obama pilloried Republicans Monday over an incendiary letter to Iran’s leaders that warned a nuclear deal with the United States could be scrapped by the next president. Forty-seven Senate Republicans — including several potential 2016 presidential candidates — made […]


Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Leaks contradict Israel’s claim Iran was close to bomb

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim that Iran was a year away from making a nuclear bomb was contradicted by his secret services, according to reports Monday citing leaked documents. The inconsistency was revealed in a cache of communications between […]


Iran Optimizing F14 Fighter Jets for New Missions

Iran Air Force F-14

A senior Air Force commander praised Iran’s capability as the only country, besides the US, that can overhaul F14 fighter jets, adding that Iranian experts have mounted new radar and weapons systems on the aircraft to optimize it for new […]


Iran launches first satellite since 2012

Iran launches first satellite since 2012

Iran launched an observation satellite Monday — its first since 2012 — with President Hassan Rouhani declaring it safely entered orbit and that he had personally ordered the mission. The Fajr (Dawn) satellite was successfully placed 450 kilometers (280 miles) […]


Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia in Talks With Iran on Tor-M1 Missile System Modernization

Russia’s Izhevsk Electromechanical Plant Kupol is in talks with Iran on modernizing the short range Tor-M1 (SA-15 Gauntlet) surface-to-air missile defense systems, the plant’s assistant director general told RIA Novosti Thursday. “Iran has been operating a large number of our […]


 
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