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    Pakistan: Levies recovers huge cache of arms

    QUETTA: Balochistan Levies Force has arrested an Iranian citizen and recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunitions from his possession during an intelligence based operation at Pakistan-Iran border city of Taftan in Chagai district. According to Chagai Deputy Commissioner Fateh Khan...
  2. Persian Gulf

    Iranian Scientific Developments

    I think it will be a good idea to make a thread dedicated to Iran's current standing (and future developments) in scientific fields. This can include medicines, nanotechnology, scientific research in general and specific applications of this knowledge, e.g. space programme developments. Iran...
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    Crisis in the Arabian Gulf

    Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats By Nicholas Sakelaris MAY 6, 2019 An aerial view of the Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis and USS Abraham Lincoln, which are expected to meet in the Persian Gulf in response to Iranian threats. Photo by...
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    Piece by piece, Iran moves toward a 'new empire'

    Piece by piece, Iran moves toward a 'new empire' By Ed Blanche, The Arab Weekly | Nov. 21, 2017 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (R) arrives for his inauguration ceremony at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, on August 5. File Photo by Maryam Rahmanian/UPI | License Photo Nov. 21 (UPI) --...
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    The US Air Force says the ballistic missile that targeted Saudi Arabia was Iranian

    The US Air Force says the ballistic missile that targeted Saudi Arabia was Iranian Nov. 10, 2017 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels that targeted the Saudi capital was from Iran and bore "Iranian markings," the top U.S. Air Force official in the...
  6. Leerson

    Looking for translator

    Hello. I'm looking for Iranian and French translator. English to French. For free. Two pages. Would you help me? One week.
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    Iran's Bahman antiaircraft gun

    Iran has unveiled a new self propelled antiaircraft gun fitted with two 57mm and S-68 guns similar to the S-60 towed antiaircraft gun. The guns are air cooled and fed from magazines with each holding 4 rounds. The ZSU-57-2 fires fragmentation tracers against air and ground targets. A direct hit...
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    Iran to buy bombers

    Tehran and Russian firm Rosoboronexport arms group are about to sign a contract for the sale of 250 Su-30 MKM warplanes and IL-28 tankers. The transaction is Russia's largest in 30 years and will endow Iran with long range air assault capabilities. A Sukhoi can sustain a 4.5 hour raid at a...
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    Iran acquires advanced anti-aircraft shield

    Following the lifting of sanctions against Iran, the Russians have finally delivered advanced anti-aircraft systems to the Iranians. The S-300 PMU2 anti-aircraft batteries have long been a sticking point with some members of the UN Security Council stating that they are likely to be used to...
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    US Navy intercept Iranian weapons shipment heading to Yemen [3rd seizure in 2 months]

    US Navy intercept Iranian weapons shipment including 1,500 AK-47s and rocket launchers in the Arabian Sea heading to war-torn Yemen USS Sirocco. The U.S. Navy has confiscated a cache of weapons that it believes was being transported from Iran to Houthi rebels in Yemen, marking at least...
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    French navy seizes weapons cache heading from Iran to Yemen [PICs]

    French navy seizes weapons cache heading from Iran to Yemen (CNN)The French seized a large weapons cache on a ship headed for Somalia on March 20, authorities said. It's the second large weapons seizure in the region this month, and both may have been headed to Yemen from Iran. According to...
  12. Diane Lane

    Iranian Hackers Indicted by U.S. Department of Justice

    Iranian hackers were indicted by the United States Department of Justice two days ago, relating to cyber attacks on 46 financial institutions and also a dam in New York state. Since many, if not most of the hackers probably reside outside of the U.S., it may be difficult to actually bring them...
  13. Corzhens

    US to raise concerns over Iran missile tests

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said in a statement, “UN Security Council Resolution 2231 calls upon Iran not to undertake any launches of ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering a nuclear weapon. We will raise these dangerous launches directly at Council...
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    Iran fires 2 missiles marked with 'Israel must be wiped out'

    Israel must be wiped out - such words in Hebrew were emblazoned on 2 ballistic missiles launched by Iran for testing. The shiite nation is showing its military might in reaction to the visit of US vice president Joe Biden to Jerusalem. After scaling back its nucleare program as agreed upon with...
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    Iran plans to hijack or bomb Saudi plane in Southeast Asia !

    MANILA, Philippines – The threat of terrorist attack on Saudi Arabian airliners in Southeast Asia is real, eminent, and allegedly in the final stage of implementation, which reportedly includes the hijacking or bombing of Saudi aircraft. The Saudi Arabian embassy in Manila notified the...
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    Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran over embassy storming

    Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran over embassy storming Saudi Arabia has cut diplomatic ties with Iran over the storming of its embassy in Tehran on Saturday. The move comes while relations between the regional rivals are plunging over the execution of a top Shiite cleric. Speaking at...
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    Iran tests ballistic missile in violation of UN resolution

    Iran tests ballistic missile in violation of UN resolution Iran tested a new medium-range ballistic missile last month in a breach of two U.N. Security Council resolutions, two U.S. officials said on Monday. The officials, both speaking on condition of anonymity, said the test was held on...
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    Bahrain recalls ambassador from Iran

    Bahrain News Agency | Bahrain recalls ambassador from Iran 09 : 50 PM - 01/10/2015 Manama, Oct. 1 (BNA): Bahrain has withdrawn its ambassador to Iran and asked the Iranian Acting Charge d’Affaires to leave the kingdom within 72 hours after he was declared persona non-grata. “In light...