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US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

US to activate missile shield over southern Europe: report

Washington: The United States is close to activating a missile shield over southern Europe as part of its effort to shore up regional defenses in the face of a missile threat from Iran, The Washington Post reported late Saturday. Citing […]


Iran warns Russia over failure to deliver S-300 missile systems

Iran warns Russia over failure to deliver S-300 missile systems

Russia will be responsible for the consequences caused by its failure to deliver S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran, the Islamic Republic’s Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said on Tuesday. In an interview with Fars News Agency he said the delivery […]


Iran slams US, insisting its missiles are defensive

Iran slams US, insisting its missiles are defensive

Tehran: Iran accused the United States of “deception” on Saturday and insisted its missiles are for self-defence only after a top US official charged that the Islamic republic could rain missiles down on Europe. “The Islamic Republic’s missile capability has […]


Iran could fire ‘hundreds’ of missiles at Europe: Gates

Iran could fire ‘hundreds’ of missiles at Europe: Gates

Washington: US intelligence has shown Iran could launch an attack against Europe with “scores or hundreds” of missiles, prompting major changes to US missile defenses, Pentagon chief Robert Gates said on Thursday. President Barack Obama in September cited a mounting […]


Russia Moves Ahead on Iranian Arms Contract

Russia Moves Ahead on Iranian Arms Contract

Russia’s Foreign Ministry says a deal to deliver S-300 surface-to-air missiles to Iran is not affected by new U.N. sanctions against Tehran. Foreign Ministry spokesman Andrei Nesterenko says a U.N. resolution approved Wednesday does not apply to anti-aircraft systems, with […]


Saudis test clearing skies for Israel to bomb Iran

Saudis test clearing skies for Israel to bomb Iran

London: Saudi Arabia has conducted tests to stand down its air defences to allow Israeli warplanes to use its airspace in any bombing raid on Iran’s nuclear facilities, The Times newspaper reported Saturday. “The Saudis have given their permission for […]


Iranian missiles could target W. Europe by 2014: IISS

Iranian missiles could target W. Europe by 2014: IISS

London: Iran could target western Europe with missiles by 2014, although it would take at least twice as long before they could hit the United States, experts said in a report published Monday. Tehran is more than a decade away […]


Syria,Iran arm Hezbollah with improved missiles: US

Syria,Iran arm Hezbollah with improved missiles: US

Washington: US Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Tuesday accused Iran and Syria of arming Hezbollah with increasingly sophisticated rockets and missiles, saying the militia’s arsenal undermined stability in the region. “Syria and Iran are providing Hezbollah with rockets and missiles […]


Iran Guards test missiles as war games end

Iran Guards test missiles as war games end

TEHRAN: Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards on Sunday fired five shore-to-sea and sea-to-sea missiles, ending four days of war games in the strategic Strait of Hormuz and the Gulf, state media reported. “Iran-made Nasr (Victory), Saeqeh (Lightning) and Noor (Light) missiles […]


 
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