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  1. News - World - IRAN

    US warns Iran after failed attack on drone over Gulf

    Posted Nov 10th 2012, 12:00am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington Washington and Tehran warn each other after failed attack by two warplanes on unarmed surveillance aircraft Iranian jets try to down U.S. drone over Gulf Tehran and Washington warned each other yesterday after officials on both sides confirmed Iranian warplanes shot at a US military surveillance drone flying over the Persian Gulf near Iran last week. Deputy ...

  2. News - World - GULF

    Iranian fighters fired on US drone in Gulf, says Pentagon

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 04:10am by Agence France-Presse in Washington

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Iranian fighter jets fired on an unarmed US drone in the Gulf last week and missed, the Pentagon said Thursday, warning that the United States stood ... international waters over the Arabian Gulf consistent with longstanding practice and our commitment to the security of the region,” he said. In a warning to Tehran the Pentagon spokesman said the United ...

  3. News - World - IRAN

    Iran says it brought down 'enemy' spy drone

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 10:07am by Reuters in London

    ... two miniature US-made surveillance drones over the past 17 months. Several drone incidents over the past year or so have highlighted tension in the Persian Gulf as Iran and the United States ...

  4. Business - Commodities - OIL

    Iran to build more oil storage as sanctions bite: Press TV

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 04:21pm by Reuters in Dubai

    ... Reuters in Dubai Iran will build millions of barrels of oil storage facilities in the Gulf over the next few months in response to international sanctions on its exports, Iran’s Press TV ... of ships anchored off its main export terminal in the Gulf, Kharg Island, has fallen sharply over the last few months, ship tracking data shows, as Iran’s state tanker company has had to use more ...

  5. News - World - IRAN

    Pakistan bears brunt of Iranian earthquake, 13 killed

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 08:22pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran, Reuters in Quetta Strong quake hits Iran, felt across Gulf and South Asia A major earthquake centred on a border area of southeast Iran killed at least 13 people in neighbouring Pakistan, destroyed hundreds of houses and shook buildings as far away as India and Gulf Arab states on Tuesday. Communications with the area, a sparsely populated desert ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iran ups aid effort after deadly quake near nuclear plant

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 11:43pm by AFP

    ... down the Gulf from Bushehr and home to the world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, local media reported that several high-rise buildings were briefly evacuated. The US Geological Survey, which ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Ahmadinejad says sanctions-bound Iran offered Egypt loan

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 05:22pm by Reuters in Cairo

    ... the historic al-Azhar mosque and university on Tuesday and met its grand sheikh, Egypt’s leading Sunni Muslim scholar, but received a stern rebuke over Iran’s attitude towards Gulf Arab states and its ...

  8. News - Asia - PAKISTAN

    Pakistan survivors scour homes after quake kills 41

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... in the Iranian province of Sistan Baluchistan. It came a week after another struck near Iran’s Gulf port city of Bushehr, killing at least 30 people. The UN’s atomic agency said there was no damage ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran refuses to go beyond nuclear obligations

    Posted Feb 23rd 2013, 07:22pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... and unilateral Western sanctions which have since last year caused major economic problems for the Gulf country. Iran denies seeking atomic weapons but many in the international community suspect ...

  10. Iran Quiz

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire? 7 What is the second most populous city in Iran? 8 Iran borders the Persian Gulf, the Gulf of Oman and which other body of water? 9 Along which mountain ...




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