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Iran to unveil ‘advanced’ cruise missile


September 9th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 9 (IANS) A senior Iranian defence ministry official announced Sunday that his ministry plans to unveil a highly advanced cruise missile."God willing, Meshkat (Lantern) cruise missile with a ... Read more...

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Iranian, Egyptian presidents discuss NAM objectives, region


August 30th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi held talks here on Thursday about the objectives of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) and regional developments.Quoting Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran pardons 130 inmates ahead of Eid al-Fitr


August 16th, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 130 convicts held on treason charges have been released in Iran on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr, Fars News Agency reported Wednesday.The leader of ... Read more...

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US warships in Gulf ’sitting ducks’ for Iran missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US naval ships in the Persian Gulf are within reach of Iranian missiles should the US consider an offensive against the Islamic Republic, an Iranian ... Read more...

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Iran test fires anti-ship missiles


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS) Iranian Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired anti-ship missiles Wednesday, Iran's FARS news agency said.According to RIA Novosti, the IRGC fired several Khalid Farzh (Persian Gulf) ... Read more...

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Iran threatens Israel


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will respond with its new indigenously built anti-radar ballistic missiles if Israel attacks the Islamic republic, the official media reported.Iran will respond if Israel ... Read more...

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Iran to hold missile drill


July 2nd, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 2 (IANS) Iran will begin a three-day missile defence exercise Monday, the military said.The exercise dubbed "Great Prophet 7" will be conducted by the aerospace division of the ... Read more...

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Man held for spying near Ahmadinejad’s helicopter


May 29th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 29 (IANS) A man has been arrested by Iranian security forces on suspicion of spying for an Arab state's intelligence agency, the Fars news agency reported."A person with ... Read more...

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US warns Iran against making ‘gross misjudgement’


March 18th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 18 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has warned Iranian leaders of suffer the consequences if they make "a gross misjudgement" of American ... Read more...

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Khamenei orders institute to control cyberspace


March 8th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 8 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered the setting up of an institution to control the cyberspace, Xinhua reported.In a decree issued Wednesday, Khamenei gave ... Read more...

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Iran’s parliamentary elections blow to enemies: Khamenei


March 1st, 2012 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that the upcoming parliamentary elections in the Islamic Republic will be another blow to the country's enemies.... Read more...

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Iran launches air drill


February 21st, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Monday launched a four-day air defence drill to ensure protection of important national facilities, Iran's Fars news agency reported.The exercise in the south of ... Read more...

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Iranian warships heading to Mediterranean Sea


February 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 18 (IANS) Iranian warships are heading to the Mediterranean Sea to convey the message of "peace and friendship" to the regional countries, a navy commander said Saturday.The battleships ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad to unveil nuclear achievements Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will unveil "some nuclear achievements" Wednesday, according to an announcement on Iran's presidential website."In the presence of the president, some new and ... Read more...

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‘Iran won’t give in to western pressure’


February 12th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will not give in to any western pressure over its "peaceful" nuclear programme, Press TV reported.Iranian Foreign Minister Ali-Akbar Salehi made the ... Read more...

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Iran marks 33rd anniversary of Islamic Revolution


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Iranians carrying flags and banners in support of the Islamic regime celebrated nationwide the 33rd anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution on ... Read more...

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Iran to announce new ‘big’ nuclear achievements


February 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Iran will soon announce new "big" nuclear achievements, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday on the occasion of the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic revolution.Addressing a crowd ... Read more...

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Iran to exhibit downed US drone’s model


February 9th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 8 (IANS) Iran will put on public display a model of the downed US drone next Saturday when it will mark the anniversary of the establishment of the ... Read more...

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Iran ‘not unhappy’ with India over Syria vote


February 7th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Iran Tuesday said it was was "not unhappy" over India backing a UN Security Council resolution on Syria, but asked New Delhi to pay more ... Read more...

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Iran prepares to strike back if attacked (Lead)


February 5th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran would strike back at any location from where attacks against it were mounted and was preparing itself against western plans aimed at mounting pressure on ... Read more...

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Iran to strike back if attacked


February 5th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 5 (IANS) Iran will strike back at any location from where attacks against it are mounted, Fars news agency quoted a senior military commander as saying Sunday."Any ... Read more...

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Quake felt 70 km from Iranian nuclear plant


February 5th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An earthquake measuring 5 on the Richter scale was felt some 70 km from Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant, the US Geological Survey reported Sunday. ... Read more...

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Iran holds military drill


February 4th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran Saturday launched a military drill on its southern territorial waters.The exercise dubbed Hamiane Velayat is conducted by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the China ... Read more...

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Iran to send US a toy model of downed drone


January 17th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has said it will send to the US a toy model of a RQ-170 Sentinel drone in response to Washington's request to return the ... Read more...

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Iranian troops begin military drill


January 8th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 8 (IANS) Iran's elite Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has started a military drill that will test the readiness of its troopers under extreme climatic conditions, Press TV ... Read more...

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Iran to hold biggest naval war games


January 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran plans to hold new and "massive" naval exercises near the strategic Strait of Hormuz within the next few weeks, Fars news agency reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Iran to put captured foreign drones on display


December 18th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 18 (IANS) Foreign spy drones captured by Iran, that reportedly include four Israeli and three US aircraft, will be put on display, Mehr news agency reported. Latest "domestically-manufactured ... Read more...

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15 killed in Iran’s military base explosions


November 12th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 12 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and many more were injured as two powerful explosions hit a military base Saturday southwest of capital Tehran, Xinhua quoted ... Read more...

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Iran to ‘powerfully’ respond to a US attack


November 10th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran will respond "powerfully" to any attack by the US and Israel, said Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said Thursday."The enemies, especially the United ... Read more...

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Iran rejects US claims over assassination plot


October 13th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 13 (IANS) A senior Iranian official has called as "hilarious and baseless" the US accusation about a plot to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the US, a media ... Read more...

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Iran test fires surface-to-sea missiles


July 6th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 6 (IANS) Iran Wednesday "successfully" test fired two short-range surface-to-sea missiles near the country's southern port city of Jask, Xinhua reported.The tests were carried out by the Islamic ... Read more...

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26 drug traffickers hanged in Iran


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 29 (IANS/AKI) Twenty-six alleged drug traffickers have been executed in Iran, according to a human rights website.The Herana website said the hangings were carried out last week at ... Read more...

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Al- Qaeda returns to Afghanistan: US, Afghan officials


April 6th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr 6 (ANI): Militant Islamist group Al-Qaeda is re-establishing itself as a force in Afghanistan's Korengal valley, claim both the US and Afghan officials.Over the past six to eight months, ... Read more...

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Iranian lawmakers slam UN human rights resolution


March 28th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A number of Iranian lawmakers criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council for adopting an anti-Iran resolution, Press TV reported Sunday.The Islamic Republic had denounced the act as ... Read more...

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Two Iranian warships cross Suez Canal


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Iranian battleships, headed towards Syria for a training mission, have crossed the Suez Canal - controlled by Egypt - for the first time since 1979, media reports ... Read more...

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