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Iran ‘successfully tests’ long-delayed space rocket (VIDEO)

Iran says it has successfully tested the Simorgh rocket, a two-stage vehicle meant to deliver small space satellites into orbit. The test comes years behind schedule and may be the second one for the rocket. Named after a mythical beast ...

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US President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud attend the Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 21, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Blood on the tracks of the New Silk Roads: Qatar chaos sends ripples of economic anxiety across the region

by Pepe Escobar for the Asia Times hina’s cardinal foreign policy imperative is to refrain from interfering abroad while advancing the proverbial good relations with key political actors – even when they may be at each other’s throats. Still, it’s nothing but gut-wrenching ...

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‘The time to invest in Iran is now’

by Pepe Escobar for the Asia Times The shift in the global balance of financing power towards Russia, India and China — especially China — is opening up opportunities for Tehran It’s a beautiful late winter morning, the snowy Alborz mountains glittering ...

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US Navy Spy Ship Forced to Change Course After Iranian Attack Vessels Approach

The USNS Invincible, escorted by the British Royal Navy, experienced a close encounter with high-speed attack ships deployed by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, ultimately compelling the US spy ship and her formation to alter her course. The Invincible, while transiting ...

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Trump and the New Iran Gambit

by Peter Koenig Did Trump cheat us all with his campaign promises and his succinct ‘to the point’ Inaugural Address? Or did he just deceive some of us, some of the time, and the rest will be taken care of by ...

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Iran Conducts Another Missile Test

Wednesday served as another opportunity for Iran to flex its missile arsenal. The Iranian military used the same Semnan launch pad to fire the missile as it used in January, Fox News World reported. The Iranian military tested a short-range ...

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US vs Iran – A war of apples vs oranges

This article was written for the Unz Review: http://www.unz.com/tsaker/u-s-against-iran-a-war-of-apples-vs-oranges/ One of the most frustrating tasks is to try to debunk the Hollywood myths imprinted on the mind of Americans about warfare in general and about special forces and technology in particular. When last ...

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Iran Defies Trump: Carries Out More Missile Tests, Threatens Enemies With “roaring Missiles”

Originally appeared at ZeroHedge Iran does appears to not be taking Trump’s escalating threats too seriously, because just one day after the US imposed restrictions on 25 Iranian individuals and entities in response to a ballistic missile test last week (a move which ...

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The Islamic Republic: 38 years of defiance

By Aram Mirzaei “They say we are a nation of tears, but with these tears we have overthrown an empire” – Imam Ruhollah Khomeini. As the Iranian people are celebrating the 38th anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic, ...

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The Ghadr ballistic missile, a modified version of Shahab 3, being launched during an Iranian military drill on June 28, 2011 (Photo: AFP)

Iran Confirms Conducting Ballistic Missile Tests

The Iranian Defense Minister has confirmed that Tehran had conducted a ballistic missile test. The Ghadr ballistic missile, a modified version of Shahab 3, being launched during an Iranian military drill on June 28, 2011 (Photo: AFP) On Wednesday, Iranian ...

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