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Iran monitors US warships movement in Persian Gulf: Navy chief


September 5th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 4 (IANS) Iran's Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Tuesday that the Iranian naval forces enjoy full intelligence command over all the movements of U.S. warships in ... Read more...

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Crew of hijacked Chinese cargo ship rescued


April 7th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 7 (IANS) All 28 Chinese crew members on board a Chinese cargo ship hijacked by Somali pirates have been rescued, the Chinese embassy in Tehran said.The cargo ship, ... 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 set up space launch base


February 4th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 4 (IANS) Iran plans to establish a national satellite launch base in the southeast of the country, adjacent to the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean, Press ... 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 warns US battleship to keep out of Gulf


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 3 (IANS) Iran's military leadership Tuesday warned a US aircraft carrier to keep out of the Persian Gulf.The warning from army commander Maj. Gen. Ataollah Salehi comes after ... Read more...

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Iran includes three indigenous submarines in navy


November 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 29 (IANS) Three domestically-built submarines, which can work at shallow depths and conduct prolonged coastal missions, have been included in Iran's naval fleet, a top defence official has ... Read more...

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Iran to hold naval drills in international waters


November 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will hold large scale naval exercises in international waters, Navy chief Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said Saturday. The drills, code-named, Velayat 90, will be ... Read more...

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Iran spied upon from centres in neighbouring countries: MP


November 10th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 10 (IANS) Iran is surrounded by Western "spy centres" set up near its borders with neighbouring countries, an Iranian MP has said.Zohre Elahian, a member of the National ... Read more...

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Iranian Navy plans to build new bases


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 2 (IANS) The Iranian Navy plans to establish new bases in the Sea of Oman by 2015, Mehr News reported.The naval bases are currently under construction and they will be ... Read more...

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Iran building new submarine: Report


August 25th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 25 (Xinhua) Iran has started building a new submarine that is expected to give its navy larger capability, Press TV satellite channel has reported.Iranian Defence Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar Sunday inaugurated ... Read more...

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