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Iran tests new satellite launcher

Iran said it had successfully tested a satellite launcher to help achieve its “most powerful rocket engine”, in a move likely to trigger protests from the United States and stoke tensions over Tehran’s nuclear and missile …

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Iran to launch 5 satellites by spring 2021

Iran will launch five satellites with coordination of Iran’s Defense Ministry by the end of the current Iranian year (will end on March 20, 2021), Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad …

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Massive explosion reported east of Tehran

An explosion took place at an Iranian gas storage facility in an area which houses a sensitive military site near the capital Tehran, a defense ministry spokesman told state TV on Friday. The explosion took place in the “public …

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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 developing homegrown jet trainer

Tehran is developing a new homegrown jet trainer Kowsar-88, Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. Addressing a conference on aerial power in Tehran yesterday, the minister said the new …

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Iran and Syria sign military cooperation deal

Iran and Syria signed a deal for military cooperation in a meeting between the defense ministers of the two countries in Damascus, Iranian Defence Minister Amir Hatami traveled to Damascus on Sunday for a two-day visit, …

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Iran to unveil new fighter jet

Iran will unveil a new fighter jet on August 22 to mark Iran’s Defense Industry Day, the country’s defense minister Brig.-Gen. Amir Hatami said. "A plane, which has passed several stages, will …

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Amir Hatami: US wants to split Islamic world

The United States is trying to drive a wedge between Islamic countries, because the common security system in the Middle Eastern and Central Asian regions runs counter to its policy interests, Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami …

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Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister to arrive in Russia

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari will visit Moscow, Russian Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, said. …

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 Iran launches homemade radar system

The unveiling ceremony of Iran's Afagh Radar System was held today in Iran, attended by the country's Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistical Support Brigadier General Mohammad Amir Khatami. "Today, …

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Turkey's military delegation to visit Iran

Turkey's Chief of the General Staff of Armed Forces General Hulusi Akar will visit Iran next week, Iran's Center for Communication and Defensive propaganda of Armed Forces Headquarters said. During visit of …

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Iran's borders to be guarded by army and police

A joint army and police committee will be created in Iran to strengthen security measures along the state borders, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami said. According to him, the Defense Ministry and the police …

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Iranian submarine Fateh being tested

Iran’s military submarine Fateh (Conquerer) has been put through tests for final results, the country's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. The defense minister said the Iranian submarine is …

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