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  1. Fajr Satellite Serves No Military Purpose: Iranian Official

    February 3, 2015 Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Iran successfully launched the Fajr satellite into space aboard the Safir rocket on February 2.  The Fajr satellite, which weighs 52 kg, was sent to a 250 to 450 kilometer orbit.  It is the fourth Irani ...

  2. Federal Indictment Charges Iranian Businessman with Illegally Exporting Nuclear Non-proliferation Controlled Materials from Illinois

    June 21, 2018 U.S. Department of Justice Press Release A newly unsealed federal indictment charges Iranian businessman Saeed Valadbaigi of plotting to send export-controlled items to Iran. In 2011, Valadbaigi schemed to bypass U.S. controls by shipping fr ...

  3. Final Inventory of Iran Arms Ship: 40 Rockets, 180 Mortars, 400,000 Bullets

    Israel intercepted a ship in the Red Sea that was carrying Iranian weapons bound for Gaza. The arms seized from the Klos C, a freighter, included 40 M-302 rockets, 180 120 mm mortar shells, and about 400,000 7.62 mm bullets. The M-302 rockets, which have a ...

  4. German Intelligence: Iran Still Seeking Tech for Weapons of Mass Destruction

    June 1, 2018 Benjamin Weinthal Fox News According to a report by the intelligence agency for the southwestern German state of Baden-Wurttemberg, Iran continues to seek goods and know-how from the state for the development of weapons of mass destruction an ...

  5. Germany Arrests Man on Iran Smuggling Charges

    German authorities arrested a German-Iranian man, Dr. Ali Reza B., on charges of providing Iran with components for its missile program. The equipment, worth nearly $315,000, included dual-use items such as vacuum pumps and valves. The parts were allegedly ...

  6. Heathrow Airport Border Staff Seize Missile Parts Being Sent to Iran

    August 2, 2018 Martin Bentham MSN News The United Kingdom’s HM Revenue and Customs has opened an investigation after the UK’s Border Force thwarted a suspected attempt to send missile warhead components to Iran via Heathrow airport. While inspecting freig ...

  7. In Escalation, Iran Tests Medium-Range Missile, U.S. Official Says

    July 25, 2019 Eric Schmitt and David E. Sanger Iran tested a Shahab-3 medium-range ballistic missile, which flew approximately 1,200 miles within Iran’s borders before landing east of Tehran. U.S. intelligence officials were monitoring the test site, whic ...

  8. Inside Iran’s Secret Project to Produce Aluminium Powder for Missiles

    June 24, 2020 Bozorgmehr Sharafedin and Pratima Desai According to information from a former Iranian official, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) established a facility near the city of Jarjam in 2011 to produce aluminum powder for Iran's m ...

  9. Iran Again Fails to Put Satellite into Orbit Amid US Worries

    February 9, 2020 Amir Vahdat and Jon Gambrell Iran made an unsuccessful attempt to place its “Zafar 1” communications satellite into orbit during a launch from the Imam Khomeini Spaceport. According to Defense Ministry space program spokesman Ahmad Hossei ...

  10. Iran Announces New Missile Tests

    Iran announced that it tested a new ballistic missile known as the "Barani." This missile is equipped with submunition payloads to better evade enemy missile defense systems and attack multiple targets simultaneously. Iran also displayed its new ...

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