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Report to Congress Outlines Iranian Threats

Report to Congress Outlines Iranian Threats

WASHINGTON: Iran may be capable of striking the United States with an intercontinental ballistic missile by 2015, according to a Defense Department report submitted to Congress yesterday. The unclassified analysis outlines near-term and longer-term threats posed by Iran, including Iran’s […]


Mullen: Diplomacy Best Approach to End Iran’s Nuclear Proliferation

Mullen: Diplomacy Best Approach to End Iran’s Nuclear Proliferation

NEW YORK: Although a U.S. military approach in Iran would hinder Iranian nuclear proliferation, military might isn’t necessarily the best solution, Navy Adm. Mike Mullen said today. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff stressed that diplomatic means would […]


Malaysia suspends gasoline supplies to Iran

Malaysia suspends gasoline supplies to Iran

Washington: Malaysia’s state oil company has suspended gasoline supplies to Iran, Prime Minister Najib Razak said here Thursday, calling on Tehran to review its controversial nuclear program. The announcement of the suspension by Petronas came after Najib held talks with […]


Iran says its drones can gather intelligence, strike targets

Iran says its drones can gather intelligence, strike targets

Tehran: A top Iranian general said on Monday that the military’s newly produced aerial drones, which have aroused US concern, are capable of gathering intelligence and striking at targets. “We have made good advances and production is going on at […]


Iran boosts air defenses with new missile system

Iran boosts air defenses with new missile system

Moscow: Iran has developed and successfully tested its first domestically-built air defense system capable of destroying aircraft at low and medium altitudes, Press TV cited the country’s defense minister as saying. Ahmad Vahidi announced on Sunday that the new system, […]


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 […]


 
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