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  1. Belarus Suspected of Helping Iran Skirt Sanctions

    September 15, 2011 Louis Charbonneau Reuters Belarus is suspected of helping Iran procure missile technology, especially navigation and guidance products, in violation of U.N. sanctions. According to intelligence information, a Belorussian businessman nam ...

  2. Iranian Nuclear Plant Steps Up Operations

    September 12, 2011 Ali Akbar Dareini Associated Press Iran's first nuclear power plant, the Russian-built Bushehr nuclear plant, was connected to the national power grid and is operating at about 40 percent (350-400 MW) of its capacity. The plant cou ...

  3. California Man Sentenced to Nearly Four Years in Prison for Attempting to Export Military Items to Iran

    September 12, 2011 Press Release, U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Marc Knapp, of Simi Valley, California, was sentenced to 46 months' imprisonment after pleading guilty, on January 13, 2011, to illegal exports to Hungary and attempting to e ...

  4. Iran Unveils Latest C-802 Development

    September 2, 2011 Robert Hewson Jane's Missiles and Rockets Iran revealed its Ghader missile, also reported as Qader missile. Ghader is a new version of the Chinese-designed C-802 anti-ship missile, and a variant fitting the Ghader's description ...

  5. Iran Defense Ministry Opens Carbon Fiber Plant

    August 27, 2011 Iran inaugurated a plant for producing carbon fiber, a material that Iran is banned from importing because of international sanctions. Design and manufacturing for the plant's machinery was carried out by the Ministry of Defense. Carb ...

  6. JPMorgan to Pay $88.3 Million for Sanctions Violations

    August 25, 2011 Kevin Roose JPMorgan Chase agreed to pay $88.3 million as part of a settlement with the Treasury Department over a series of transactions involving Cuba, Iran and Sudan. JPMorgan violated U.S. embargo laws by processing wire transfers tota ...

  7. Iran Moves Some Centrifuges to Underground Site

    August 22, 2011 Ali Akbar Dareini Iran has moved centrifuges from its main uranium enrichment facility in Natanz to an underground uranium enrichment site in Fordo, which offers better protection from possible airstrikes. Iran did not say how many centrif ...

  8. Turkey Confirms Seizure of Iranian Arms Shipment to Syria

    August 5, 2011 Today's Zaman Turkey seized an Iranian shipment of arms destined for Syria. The shipment, marked "spare parts for guns," was seized by Turkish officials who suspected it violated U.N. sanctions on Iranian arms exports. Syria ...

  9. Iran Parliament Makes Military Man Oil Minister

    August 3, 2011 Robin Pomeroy and Ramin Mostafavi Iran's parliament approved Rostam Qasemi as the the country's oil minister. Qasemi is a Revolutionary Guards commander who formerly headed Khatam al-Anbia, a Guards' construction and engineer ...

  10. Officials Say Shot Iranian was Nuclear Scientist, Not a Student as Tehran Claims

    July 28, 2011 The man assassinated in Tehran recently was a physicist involved in Iran's nuclear weapon program named Rezaeinejad, according to a foreign government official. Rezaeinejad allegedly worked on high voltage switches that could be used to ...

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