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  • Russia and Iran Sign Military Cooperation Deal (Russian Navy at Bandar Abbas)

    01/20/2015 12:20:31 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 35 replies
    ABC News ^ | 1-20-2015 | Nassar Karimi
    Iran and Russia signed an agreement Tuesday to expand military ties in a visit to Tehran by the Russian defense minister. Sergei Shoigu, in remarks carried by Russian news agencies, said Moscow wants to develop a "long-term and multifaceted" military relationship with Iran. He said that the new agreement includes expanded counter-terrorism cooperation, exchanges of military personnel for training purposes and an understanding for each country's navy to more frequently use the other's ports. Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan urged greater cooperation as a means of opposing American ambitions in the region. Moscow and Tehran have staunchly supported Syrian President...
  • U.S. military charter plane forced to land in Iran (Original Title)

    09/05/2014 12:41:39 PM PDT · by Velveeta · 270 replies
    WaPo ^ | 9/5/2014 | Adam Goldman
    <p>A U.S. military charter aircraft flying from Afghanistan has been forced down in Iran by Iranian fighter jets, according to officials familiar with the incident.</p>
  • A fifth undersea communications cable damaged (Whats going on?)

    02/06/2008 10:34:16 AM PST · by maquiladora · 135 replies · 648+ views
    Digital Silence ^ | February 6, 2008, 9:21 am
    What is going on?? It appears that a fifth undersea communications cable has been damaged. The estimated 1.7 million Internet users in the UAE have been affected by the recent undersea cable damage. A total of five cables being operated by two submarine cable operators have been damaged with a fault in each. These are SeaMeWe-4 (South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe-4) near Penang, Malaysia, the FLAG Europe-Asia near Alexandria, FLAG near the Dubai coast, FALCON near Bandar Abbas in Iran and SeaMeWe-4, also near Alexandria.
  • Stalemate over detention of Indian tanker by Iran persists

    08/25/2013 6:02:28 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    Economic Times of India ^ | 25 Aug, 2013 | PTI
    The deadlock over detention of an Indian oil tanker by Iranian authorities at Bandar Abbas port failed to resolve with virtually no progress on the issue even as it entered the 14th day today.The deadlock over detention of an Indian oil tanker by Iranian authorities at Bandar Abbas port failed to resolve with virtually no progress on the issue even as it entered the 14th day today... A top official of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) also said that "Efforts are on to get the ship released. All 32 men on board it are also there besides the team...
  • US arrests man 'with uranium for Iran in shoes'

    08/24/2013 10:14:21 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 35 replies
    Yahoo! News ^ | 8/24/13 | AFP
    A man was arrested in New York City's international airport with uranium destined for Iran hidden in the soles of his shoes, the US Justice Department said. Patrick Campbell, 33, who was arrested Wednesday as he arrived at the John F Kennedy airport from Paris, is accused of trying to act as an intermediary to sell Iran 1,000 tons of purified uranium, in violation of US law. The Sierra Leone-based Campbell had been under surveillance since May 2012, when he responded to an ad on the site by someone looking to buy uranium 308, or yellow cake. The buyer...
  • Iranian Navy Gets Three Locally Made Submarines

    06/02/2009 4:03:07 PM PDT · by Cindy · 20 replies · 846+ views
    Blog: Note: The following blog entry is a quote: Blog Details Iranian Navy Gets Three Locally Made Submarines The Iranian army has received three light locally made Ghadir-class submarines. The submarines were handed over at a ceremony at Bandar Abbas port in southern Iran, which was attended by Iranian security officials. Source: Mehr, Iran, June 1, 2009 Posted at: 2009-06-02
  • Earthquake Jolts Southern Iran, Killing 5

    11/27/2005 4:52:03 AM PST · by leadpenny · 8 replies · 561+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 27 Nov | By NASSER KARIMI
    TEHRAN, Iran - An earthquake measuring at least magnitude-5.9 shook southern Iran Sunday and was felt as far away as Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Provincial officials said five people were killed and dozens were injured. Tehran's seismologic center said the quake measured magnitude-5.9. But the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo., said it was magnitude-6.1. A magnitude-6.0 quake can cause severe damage. The USGS said the quake was located 35 miles southwest of the major port city of Bandar Abbas. It jolted the city and Qeshm Island, 932 miles south of the capital Tehran. In Oman and the...
  • Iran - Villages destroyed in earthquake

    11/27/2005 4:18:58 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 11 replies · 518+ views
    Reuters | November 27, 2005