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  1. Israeli Airstrike Hits Weapons Depot in Iraq

    August 22, 2019 Alissa J. Rubin and Ronen Bergman Israel appears to have carried out a series strikes on weapon storage facilities in Iraq used by Iranian-backed militias. Such facilities are used by Iran as a conduit to transfer weapons to Syria and to L ...

  2. Iranian Satellite Launch Fails due to Technical Issues: Official

    August 29, 2019  An Iranian rocket exploded on a launch pad at the Imam Khomeini Space Center before its scheduled launch. Satellite images from Planet Labs Inc. first revealed smoke rising from the site. An Iranian official acknowledged the explosion, wh ...

  3. Saudi Oil Attack Photos Implicate Iran, U.S. Says

    September 15, 2019 Eric Schmitt, Farnaz Fassihi and David D. Kirkpatrick The United States says that Iran was likely behind attacks on key Saudi Arabian oil facilities. The U.S. government released satellite photos showing at least 17 points of impact on ...

  4. U.S. Launches Airstrikes on Iranian-Backed Forces in Iraq and Syria

    December 29, 2019 Julian Barnes The United States conducted airstrikes against five areas controlled by the Iranian proxy group Kataib Hezbollah in response to rocket attacks that killed an American contractor in Iraq. The operation targeted the group’s w ...

  5. UN Experts: Yemen’s Rebels Getting Weapons Similar to Iran’s

    January 31, 2020 Edith Lederer According to a new U.N. report, Houthi rebels in Yemen are receiving parts for drones and weapons that may have been manufactured in Iran, suggesting potential violations of a U.N. arms embargo. In addition to maritime trans ...

  6. U.S. Warship in Arabian Sea Seizes Suspected Iranian Weapons

    February 13, 2020 Idrees Ali The United States Navy boarded a sailing vessel in the Arabian Sea and seized weapons believed to be linked to Iran, including 150 ‘Dehlavieh’ anti-tank guided missiles and three surface-to-air missiles. According to the milit ...

  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. 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 ...

  9. Iran Says It Launched a Military Satellite Into Orbit

    April 22, 2020 The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) announced that it placed Iran’s first military satellite, called “Noor,” into orbit. According to the IRGC, the three-stage rocket used for the launch, called "Ghased," uses both solid ...

  10. Iranian Friendly Fire Kills 19 in 2nd Missile Accident of Year

    May 10, 2020 Farnaz Fassihi An anti-ship missile fired from an Iranian Navy frigate struck another naval vessel in a friendly fire episode during military exercises in the Sea of Oman, killing 19 sailors and wounding 15. The frigate, called the Jamaran, s ...

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