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Russia, China still urge diplomacy on Iran

Russia, China still urge diplomacy on Iran

New York: Russia and China still call for a diplomatic solution of Iran’s nuclear issue, which has been in the center of international attention due to Islamic republic’s continuing nuclear developments. The statements by Russian and Chinese envoys to the […]


Germany charges two over Iran missile equipment exports

Germany charges two over Iran missile equipment exports

Berlin: German prosecutors said on Wednesday they have charged two men for exporting equipment to Iran intended for use in making long-range missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads. Iranian citizen Mohsen A., 52, and German-Iranian engineer Behzad S., 49, teamed […]


Talks continue on Russian deliveries of S-300 missiles to Iran

Talks continue on Russian deliveries of S-300 missiles to Iran

BRATISLAVA: Russia continues to hold talks on deliveries of S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran, a Russian defense official said on Wednesday “Contracts have been signed, and they are being implemented – they have not been torn up,” head of […]


China ready for UN talks on Iran: US

China ready for UN talks on Iran: US

UNITED NATIONS: China is ready for “serious” talks at the United Nations on Iran’s nuclear program, the United States said Wednesday, as it sought support for sanctions against Tehran. “China has agreed to sit down and begin serious negotiations here […]


Iranian nuclear scientist defects to US: report

Iranian nuclear scientist defects to US: report

WASHINGTON: A leading Iranian nuclear scientist has defected to the United States and is working with the CIA, ABC News reported late Tuesday. Shahram Amiri, a nuclear physicist in his early thirties, disappeared in June 2009 after arriving in Saudi […]


Pentagon Looks to ’Phase In’ Missile Defense

Pentagon Looks to ’Phase In’ Missile Defense

WASHINGTON: Based on the Pentagon’s September 2009 review of U.S. ballistic missile defenses, military officials want to harness technology for a more flexible and adaptive defense architecture, the principle deputy defense undersecretary for policy said. James N. Miller spoke to […]


China takes over from West as Iran’s main economic partner

China takes over from West as Iran’s main economic partner

Tehran: China has emerged as Iran’s top economic partner, investing heavily in the energy sector and filling the gaps left by Western firms forced out by international sanctions. In 2009, China became Iran’s premier trade partner, with bilateral trade worth […]


Iran Announces Production of New Cruise Missile

Iran Announces Production of New Cruise Missile

Iran Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi says his country is producing a new short-range missile capable of evading radar. Iranian state TV reported with great fanfare that Tehran has begun to produce a new short-range cruise missile it claims is extremely […]


Petraeus warns Iran becoming ‘thugocracy’

Petraeus warns Iran becoming ‘thugocracy’

Washington: General David Petraeus, the head of US Central Command, warned Sunday that Iran is becoming a “thugocracy” in attempts to suppress popular anger over last year’s contested presidential vote results. “I think you’ve heard it said by pundits that […]


 
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