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  1. Israel Seizes 50 Tons of Weapons, Believes Iranian Shipment to Hamas

    The Israeli Navy seized a cargo vessel carrying 6 Chinese-made C-704 (Nasr 1) anti-ship missiles in the Mediterranean Sea. Also seized were 2,500 mortar shells, some 67,000 rounds of ammunition, 2 Kelvin Hughes radar systems, 2 C-704 launchers, and Farsi i ...

  2. British and Afghan Forces Seize Taliban-Bound Iranian Rockets

    February 1, 2011 International Enforcement Actions British special forces and Afghan troops intercepted an Iranian shipment of 48 122mm rockets and 1,000 rounds of ammunition to the Taliban. According to western diplomats, the cache would have enabled the ...

  3. Iranians in Pennsylvania Guilty of Shipping Fuel Cells and Lab Equipment to Iran

    Mohammad Reza Vaghari was convicted on February 24, 2011 in a U.S. District Court for illegal business transactions with Iran allegedly between 2002 and 2008. Vaghari's co-conspirator, Mir Hossein Ghaemi, pleaded guilty to charges in November 2010. Va ...

  4. Turkish Authorities Seize Truck of Explosives En Route to Syria from Iran

    February 1, 2011 International Enforcement Actions On February 15, 2011 Turkish authorities seized a truck carrying explosives en route to Syria from Iran. The interdiction took place in Kilis, a Turkish town near the Syrian border. The truck was carrying ...

  5. British Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Missile Battery Exports to Iran

    January 10, 2013 International Enforcement Actions Missile On January 8, 2013, retired British businessman Christopher Tappin was sentenced to 33 months in prison in an El Paso, Texas federal court for attempting to illegally export batteries used in the ...

  6. U.S. sanctions Iranian and Turkish procurement network supporting AIO

    The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced sanctions on February 1, 2011 targeting a multi-million dollar procurement network in Iran and Turkey for its direct support of Iran's ballistic missile program. According to Treasury, the network, led by ...

  7. South Korea Seizes Iran-Bound Nuclear Material

    December 8, 2010 International Enforcement Actions Nuclear On December 8, 2010, South Korean officials seized some 300 phosphor bronze wire mesh rolls with potential nuclear uses from a Korean Air Cargo jet at Seoul International Airport. The measurements ...

  8. U.S. Telecom Mogul Receives Prison Sentence for Helping Iran into Space

    On December 20, 2013 Nader Modanlo, a U.S. citizen born in Iran, was sentenced to eight years in federal prison and ordered to forfeit $10 million on charges of brokering a deal that helped Iran launch its first satellite, in violation of U.S. sanctions. F ...

  9. UK Tightens Its Restrictions on Exports To Iran

    November 1, 2010 International Enforcement Actions The UK's Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) announced that all export licenses to Iran for items included on the European Union list of dual-use goods, along with brokering services ...

  10. UK Businessman Jailed for Exporting Radiation Detection Equipment to Iran

    Philip Bisgrove, the owner of NDT Mart, pleaded guilty to knowingly exporting controlled items to Iran without the required licenses. Between 2007 and 2008, the Lancashire businessman illegally exported to Iran ten shipments of dosimeters and doserate mete ...

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