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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Exclusive: Iran Revolutionary Guards Find New Route to Arm Yemen Rebels

    August 1, 2017 Jonathan Saul Reuters Western and regional sources claimed that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has been covertly transferring arms, cash, and drugs to Houthi rebels in Yemen for the past six months, using smaller craft and ...

  4. European Court Says Iran’s Bank Mellat Was Unfairly Sanctioned

    February 18, 2016 Asa Fitch The European Union's highest court ruled on February 18 that Bank Mellat, Iran's largest privately-owned bank, had been improperly sanctioned by the European Union in 2010.  The European Court of Justice found insuffi ...

  5. Dossier Shows 'Iranian' Missile that Landed in Saudi Arabia

    November 17, 2017 Jeremy Binnie Jane's Defence Weekly Saudi Arabian defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen on November 4. It was identified by rebels as the Burkan-2H. This missile (and anothe ...

  6. Did American Missile Defense Fail in Saudi Arabia?

    December 4, 2017 Max Fisher, Eric Schmitt, Audrey Carlsen, and Malachy Browne New York Times Houthi rebels in Yemen fired a ballistic missile into Saudi Arabia. The missile was believed to be a Burqan-2, a variant of the Scud. It was launched from Yemen, ...

  7. Devices Found in Missiles, Yemen Drones Link Iran to Attacks

    February 19, 2020 Jon Gambrell According to two new reports by the United Nations and Conflict Armament Research, the gyroscopes recovered from the drones that targeted a Saudi Arabian oil facility in September 2019 match those found in Iranian manufactur ...

  8. Canadian-Iranian Citizen Sentenced To Three Years In Prison For Conspiring To Violate Iran Sanctions

    May 23, 2016 U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York Ali Reza Parsa, a Canadian-Iranian dual citizen and resident of Canada, was sentenced to three years in federal prison for procuring dual-use electronic components for Iranian ...

  9. Briton in Missiles-to-Iran Case Pleads Guilty

    November 1, 2012 Juan Carols Llorca Christopher Tappin, a British businessman,  pleaded guilty in a U.S. court to illegally exporting batteries for Hawk surface-to-air missiles to Iran.  Tappin was indicted in 2007 on charges of conspiracy to illegally ex ...

  10. AP Sources: US Struck Iranian Military Computers This Week

    June 23, 2019 Tami Abdollah The United States launched a cyberattack against Iranian military computer systems under the command of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). The strike temporarily disabled computer systems which control Iran’s missile ...

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