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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran deploys Russian-made submarine in Gulf

    Posted Sep 18th 2012, 09:15pm by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... Associated Press in Tehran Tehran has deployed one of its Russian-made submarines in the Persian Gulf, just days after the United States and more than two dozen allies began naval ... program since 1992 and has several smaller Iranian-built submarines. Tuesday’s announcement came two days after US-led naval exercises got under way in the waters of the Persian Gulf ...

  2. News - World - IRAN

    US warns Iran after failed attack on drone over Gulf

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

    ... 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 ... minister Ahmad Vahidi said: "Last week an anonymous plane entered the space over the territorial waters of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the Persian Gulf area which, due to the timely, ...

  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. News - World - IRAN

    Iran picks Persian cat for proposed space mission

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Persian cat picked for space mission Iran has settled on a Persian cat as the best candidate for a proposed manned space mission it hopes to make by 2020. But the announcement of its planned foray into the atmosphere aboard Iran's Kavoshgar satellite carrier prompted an outcry from animal rights groups. The feline would be following in the footsteps ...

  5. News - Asia - IRAN

    Iran steps up efforts to block import and transit of Afghani opium

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 02:07pm by Associated Press in Taibad, Iran

    ... the effort it is making in the fight against drug smuggling. Iran lies on a major drug route between Afghanistan, Europe and Gulf states. Every year, it burns about 100 tonnes of seized narcotics ...

  6. News - World - IRAN

    Iran test-fires missiles designed to hit warships

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 05:47pm by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... in the Persian Gulf, including mine-sweeping drills, which got under way last week. The US Navy claims the manoeuvres are not directly aimed at Iran, but the West and its regional allies have made clear they would react against attempts by Tehran to carry out threats to try to close critical Gulf oil shipping lanes in retaliation for tighter sanctions over its disputed nuclear programme. Fadavi did ...

  7. News - World - IRAN

    Sale of seized Iranian tower in New York to fund terror payouts to families

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... and Persian language- and Assa Corporation, transferred rental income and other funds to Iran's state-owned Bank Melli. US authorities will also sell Iran-linked properties in California, ...

  8. News - World - IRAN

    Superstitious Iranians enjoy day outdoors to ward off bad luck

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 10:39pm by AP

    ... of grass together in the hope the year will be filled with happiness and prosperity. Iran follows the Persian solar year, which begins on the first day of spring. It is now the year 1393 in Iran, ...

  9. News - World - IRAN

    Iran president Rowhani's music video becomes YouTube hit

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 08:25pm by NYT

    ... and showing him alongside musical instruments- which are banned on state television- and women singing. The video is called Nosafar (New Traveller) after a sentence by legendary Persian poet Hafez ... are broadcast in Iran by foreign Persian-language music channels. ...

  10. News - World - IRAN

    Iran’s supreme leader rejects direct talks with US

    Posted Feb 08th 2013, 09:29am by Associated Press in Tehran

    ... airspace over the Persian Gulf. US officials said there was no evidence that the latest claims were true. Despite the tensions, American proposals for direct dialogue with Iran received a cautious ...




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