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Iran Denies Capturing New Drone

AP | Posted 02.25.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard is denying that it captured a foreign unmanned aircraft during a military exercise in southern Ira...

Iran Claims Missile Test In Controversial Sea Path

AP | Posted 03.02.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's navy said Monday it test-fired a range of weapons during ongoing maneuvers near the Strait of Hormuz, the passageway for o...

Iran Launches New Warships

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's state TV is showcasing additions to its Navy including a missile-launching warship around the size of a frigate. Navy official...

Iran Launches 'Biggest Ever' Military Drills

Reuters | Posted 01.11.2013 | World

DUBAI, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Iran launched military drills across half the country on Monday, warning it would act against aggressors less than a week ...

Iran Official: U.S. Drone Violated Airspace

AP | Posted 01.09.2013 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A prominent Iranian parliament member said Friday that a U.S. drone violated Iran's airspace a week ago, when the Pentagon says it was...

Iran Sets Up New Military Base Near Disputed Islands

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.04.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards inaugurated a new naval base on Sunday to reinforce Tehran's authority over three Persian Gulf is...

Iran Drone Photos Show Israeli Bases, Says Report

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 12.29.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon's Hezbollah movement and downed by I...

Iran: Our Drones Are Better Than That

AP | Posted 10.28.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's defense minister says his country has drones far more advanced than the unmanned aircraft launched by Lebanon's Hezbollah and d...

Iran: Our Drones Reahed Israel By Dozens

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 10.17.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A senior Iranian military official claimed Tuesday that Iranian-made surveillance drones have made dozens of apparently undetected fli...

Iran's New Drones Can Reach Israel

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI and NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iranian military leaders gave details of a new long-range drone and test fired four anti-ship missiles Tuesday in a prelude to upcomin...

Iran Tests Missiles In Strait Of Hormuz

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 11.25.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran has test-fired four missiles designed to hit warships during a drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, an Iranian military com...

Iran Claims New Drone Can Reach Much Of Middle East

AP | Posted 09.25.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A senior Iranian commander says the country's newly-produced missile-carrying drone has a range of 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles), whi...

Iran Celebrates New Rockets

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 08.21.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's president on Tuesday unveiled an upgraded version of a short-range surface-to-surface ballistic missile just weeks after it was...

Iran: No Plans To Close Strategic Oil Route

AP | NASSER KARIMI | Posted 09.22.2012 | World

By NASSER KARIMI -- The Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran -- A top Iranian naval commander said Monday that Tehran's forces have full control over the ...

Iranian Parliament Calls For Nuclear Ships

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 07.15.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- A Iranian parliamentary committee has approved a bill requiring the government to design nuclear-powered merchant ships and provide th...

Iran: We Can Retaliate Quickly On U.S. Bases

AP | Posted 07.04.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran declared Wednesday that it can destroy nearby U.S. military bases and strike Israel within minutes of an attack on the Islamic Re...

Iran Test Fires Long-Range Missiles

AP | NASSER KARIMI and ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran said Tuesday it test-fired several ballistic missiles, including a long-range variety meant to dissuade an Israeli or U.S. a...

Iran To Hold War Games With Live Missiles

AP | Posted 07.01.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards are planning war games this week, including drills with surface-to-surface missiles aimed at mode...

Reports: Iran Designs Nuclear Submarine

AP | Posted 08.12.2012 | World

TEHRAN , Iran -- A semiofficial Iranian news agency is reporting that the country has begun to design its first nuclear submarine. The Tuesday report...

Iran Warns Of Pre-Emptive Action

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Iran would take pre-emptive action against its enemies if it felt its national interests were endangered, the deputy head...

Iran Warns 'Enemies' Against Aggression

Reuters | Posted 04.06.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Feb 5 (Reuters) - Iran will attack any country whose territory is used by "enemies" to launch a military strike against its soil, the deputy...

Iran Begins Navy Drill In International Waters

AP | ALI AKBAR DAREINI | Posted 02.23.2012 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's navy began a 10-day drill Saturday in international waters near the strategic oil route that passes through the Strait of ...

Iran To Mass Produce Navy Assault Boats

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's military has opened production lines for two new types of assault boats, state television reported Monday. The announceme...

Iran Begins War Games

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard on Thursday started large-scale war games in the Persian Gulf and the strategic Strait of H...

Iranian Military Vows To "Wipe Israel Out Of Existence" If Attacked

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Video news coverage of interviews with Iranian military officials conducted in early May reveal the troubling increased contentiousness between the Is...