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  1. Russia Breaks Deadlock over Sale of S-300 Missile System to Iran

    November 9, 2015 Peggy Hollinger, Kathrin Hille, and John Reed Financial Times Russia announced on November 9 that it will start deliveries of the S-300 air defense system to Iran by the end of 2016.  Sergey Chemesov, chief executive of the state-run Russ ...

  2. Iran to Purchase Sukhoi-30 Fighter Jets from Russia

    February 10, 2016 Ali Akbar Dareini Associated Press Iranian Defense Minister General Hossein Dehghan announced that Iran will sign a contract with Russia to purchase Sukhoi-30 fighter jets.  General Dehghan did not state how many planes Iran will buy nor ...

  3. U.S. Navy Confiscates Iranian Weapons at Sea for Third Time in Two Months

    April 4, 2016 Dan Lamothe The U.S. Navy confiscated weapons bound from Iran to Houthi rebels in Yemen for at least the third time in two months on March 28.  U.S. forces aboard the USS Sirocco seized a cache of weapons from a small boat in the Arabian Sea ...

  4. Appeals Court Allows Fokker Sanctions Settlement

    April 5, 2016 Samuel Rubenfeld Wall Street Journal A three-judge panel at the U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C. unanimously authorized a settlement between the federal government and the Dutch company Fokker Services B.V. accused of sanctions viol ...

  5. Belgian Company Settles BIS Charges of Exporting to Iran

    April 8, 2016 The Export Practitioner A Belgian chemical distributor, Chemical Partners Europe S.A. (CPE), agreed to pay a $350,000 fine to the Bureau of Industry and Security to settle six charges related to the export of coatings, pigments, and paints t ...

  6. First Part of S-300 Missile System Delivered to Iran

    April 11, 2016 Mehr News Agency Russia has delivered the first part of its S-300 air defense system to Iran.  Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jaberi Ansari announced on April 11 that the first phase of the S-300 contract between Russia and Iran had bee ...

  7. U.S. Sanctions Supporters of Iran's Ballistic Missile Program and Mahan Air

    March 24, 2016 U.S. Treasury Department Press Center The U.S. Treasury Department imposed new sanctions on two Iranian defense firms for their involvement in Iran's ballistic missile program. Shahid Nuri Industries and Shahid Movahed Industries were ...

  8. Two Los Angeles-area men charged with conspiring to smuggle fighter jet parts to Iran

    October 28, 2016 Two Los Angeles-area men, Zavik Zargarian and Vache Nayirian, were arrested on October 26, 2016 for conspiring to smuggle over $3 million of military aircraft parts to Iran.  Zargarian's company, ZNC Engineering, is also named in the ...

  9. Dutch Know-How May Have Gone into Arms of Mass Destruction

    October 26, 2017 AFP Dutch intelligence services have indicated that technology from the Netherlands may have been used to develop weapons of mass destruction in Iran, Pakistan, or Syria. The head of Dutch military intelligence, Onno Eichelsheim, said tha ...

  10. Portuguese Engineer Sentenced to 20 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Export Technology to Iran without Approval from the U.S. Government

    September 14, 2017 United States Department of Justice On July 17, 2017, Portuguese citizen Joao Pereira da Fonseca pled guilty to conspiring to unlawfully export U.S.-origin goods and technology to Iran and to defraud the United States. He was sentenced ...

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