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Iran Guards seize foreign oil tanker in the Gulf

Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they had detained a "foreign tanker" and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel in the Gulf. The tanker was seized on July 14 "south of the (Iranian) island of Larak" in the …

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Iran’s Army Furnished with New Drones

The Iranian Army Ground Force received an advanced drone that will be used for combat and reconnaissance missions along the country’s northeastern border, Tasnim news agency reports. In a ceremony on Wednesday morning, the Army …

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IRGC on Iran's ballistic missiles capabilities

Iran’s ballistic missiles are capable of hitting “carriers in the sea” with great precision, the commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards Corps, Brigadier General Hossein Salami said in a televised …

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Iran issues ultimatum on Strait of Hormuz

Iran does not intend to close the Strait of Hormuz, but would severely confront those who endanger its security, Chief of staff of Iran's armed forces, Major-General Mohammad Baqeri said. "The [Iranian] …

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IRGC holds massive drone drills in Persian Gulf

Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) conducted today massive exercises, involving combat drones flying over the Persian Gulf waters. A total of 50 domestically-built versions of the U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel stealth drones and a …

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Will Iran and Israel unleash war over oil?

Iran’s defense minister Amir Hatami said Tehran will respond firmly to any Israeli naval action against its oil shipments. The minister said such confrontation would be considered as “piracy” and …

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Iran unveils new Fateh submarine

Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's President Hassan Rouhani has unveiled the first Iranian made semi-heavy submarine, Miami Herald reports. The Sunday report said the Fateh, "Conqueror" in Persian, is …

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Iran presents 12 ballistic rockets

Twelve ballistic rockets were exhibited at Imam Khomeini's Mosalla in Tehran. During the “Eghtedar 40” military exhibition, which marks the 40-th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, 12 ballistic rockets were …

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Iranian Air Force holds drills in Isfahan

The war drills Fadayeeyan Harim Velayat 8 were held in the Iranian province of Isfahan. A spokesperson for the war game said the drill achieved all its purposes, noting that the exercise zone had been designed like a real …

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Iran to deploy warships to Atlantic

Iran is to send its newest warship to the Atlantic Ocean on a five-month mission -- the navy's longest in a decade, as the Republic seeks to increase the operating range of its naval forces to the backyard of the United States, its arch-foe, …

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New jets to join Iran Air Force in 3 years

Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) said Saturday that 15 home-made Kosar jets will be delivered to the force during the next three years, Mehr News Agency reports. Brig. Gen. Aziz Nasirzadeh went on to say that …

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Russia invites Iran to take part in  2019 Army Games

Russia thanked Iran for active participation in the 2018 International Army Games and invited Iranian service members to take part in the 2019 Games, Russian Defense Ministry said. The Russian delegation led by the Deputy Chief of …

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Russia and Iran agree on military cooperation in 2019

Russia and Iran agreed the roadmap for military cooperation in 2019. The agreement was signed in Tehran during the second session of the Russian-Iranian working group for the implementation of a bilateral agreement on military cooperation. …

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