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  1. Three More Ghadir Submarines Join Navy

    November 28, 2011 Three Ghadir submarines have entered Iran's naval fleet. According to Iran, the vessel is able to launch torpedoes and performs well in shallow waters. Iran's fleet already has 11 Ghadir submarines in service. Press TV ...

  2. United States and Its Allies Expand Sanctions on Iran

    November 21, 2011 Mark Landler The United States, Britain, and Canada announced coordinated sanctions targeting Iran's central bank and commercial banks, aimed at shutting off Iran's access to foreign banks and credit. The United States designat ...

  3. Iran May Have Sent Libya Shells for Chemical Weapons

    November 20, 2011 R. Jeffery Smith, Joby Warrick, and Colum Lynch U.S. officials are investigating whether chemical weapon-capable artillery shells found in Libya were provided by Iran. The shells, which Libya filled with mustard gas, were found at two di ...

  4. Switzerland Widens Scope of Iran Sanctions

    November 18, 2011 Caroline Copley and Catherine Bosley Switzerland sanctioned 116 Iranian entities (five individuals and 111 organizations) in response to mounting concern over Iran's nuclear program. The sanctions take effect immediately. Reuters ...

  5. Blasts Kills Commander at Iran Base

    November 13, 2011 Brigadier General Hassan Moghaddam, a commander in Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, was killed in an explosion at a military site outside of Bidganeh, about 25 miles from Tehran, along with 16 other Revolutionary Guards me ...

  6. U.N. Agency Says Iran Data Points to A-Bomb Work

    November 8, 2011 David E. Sanger and William J. Broad The International Atomic Energy Agency reported new evidence that Iran has undertaken activities relevant to the production of a nuclear weapon, some of which may be ongoing.  The evidence came from mo ...

  7. Russia Delivers Radar Jammers to Iran

    October 25, 2011 Russia has delivered Avtobaza truck-mounted radar jammers to Iran in a move that the Russian government argues does not contravene United Nations sanctions. It is unclear when and how many jammers were sent. Agence France-Presse via Defen ...

  8. U.S. Hits Iran Airline with Sanctions after Murder Plot

    October 13, 2011 Agence France-Presse The U.S. Treasury Department imposed sanctions on Iran's Mahan Air, charging that it had flown members of Iran's Qods Force and Hezbollah around the Middle East. Under the sanctions, Mahan's assets in t ...

  9. Iranians Accused of a Plot to Kill Saudis’ U.S. Envoy

    October 11, 2011 Charlie Savage and Scott Shane According to U.S. officials, elements of the Iranian government planned to assassinate Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the United States as well as bomb the Israeli Embassy in Washington D.C. and the Saudi ...

  10. Iran Equips Army, IRGC Naval Forces with New Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles

    September 28, 2011 Iran's Navy and Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Naval Force received a large supply of Qader (Mighty) anti-ship cruise missiles from the country's Defense Ministry. According to Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahm ...

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