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  1. Yemeni Rebel Missiles, Drones Target Saudi Capital, South

    April 11, 2018 Aya Batrawy and Abdullah Al-Shihri Associated Press via The Washington Post Yemen’s Iranian-backed Houthis launched ballistic missiles at the Saudi Defense Ministry in Riyadh and targeted two Qasef-1 drones at Abha airport and at a Saudi Ar ...

  2. Watch Moment Iran Successfully Launches Simorgh Satellite Carrier

    July 27, 2017 Iran’s Imam Khomeini Space Center successfully launched the Simorgh carrier rocket, with a mission of placing Iranian satellites into low orbit. The Simorgh is capable of delivering satellites weighing as much as 250 kilograms to an orbit of ...

  3. UN Investigating Suspected North Korean Arms Dealers in Iran

    March 12, 2019 Dan De Luce The United Nations is investigating whether two North Korean missile and arms firms, KOMID and Green Pine, are operating in Iran in violation of U.N. sanctions. The heads of both companies recently travelled to Iran, according t ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Ukraine Arrests Two Iranians for Attempting to Smuggle Anti-Ship Missile

    March 30, 2018 Adam Rawnsley and Betsy Woodruff The Daily Beast Ukrainian authorities deported two Iranian nationals who attempted to buy components for the X-31 (or KH-31) anti-ship missile in January 2018. One of the men, Abdi Biyan, was allegedly a mil ...

  6. UK Warship Seizes Advanced Iranian Missiles Bound for Yemen

    July 7, 2022 Isabel DeBre The British government announced that the Royal Navy seized a shipment of Iranian weapons in the Gulf of Oman on two occasions in January and February 2022. The shipments included surface-to-air missiles and engines for land-atta ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. U.S. Signed Secret Document to Lift U.N. Sanctions on Iranian Banks

    September 29, 2016 Jay Solomon and Carol E. Lee The Obama administration supported the early lifting of United Nations sanctions on two Iranian state banks, Bank Sepah and Bank Sepah International, as part of a series of agreements finalized between the U ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. U.S. Held Secret Meeting with Israeli, Arab Military Chiefs to Counter Iran Air Threat

    June 26, 2022 Michael R. Gordon and David S. Cloud In March, senior military officers from Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the United States held a meeting in the Egyptian city of Sharm El Sheikh to discu ...

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