Hagel, in Israel, Presses US Agenda on Deterring Iran
New York Times
JERUSALEM — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel opened a weeklong visit to the Middle East on Sunday by pressing an American agenda focused on deterring Iran — including a significant new weapons deal for Israel — coupled with a strong caution that it ...
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Iran Curbs Spark Trade Shift
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—Iran is accelerating its efforts to buoy its non-oil trade and to find new markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East as it struggles for economic survival amid an intensifying U.S. financial war on Tehran and its allies, the country's ...
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Chuck Hagel: arms deal sending 'clear signal' to Iran over nuclear programme
But he added the military option had been "very clear to Iran for some time" and said the arms deal was a continuation of the US policy to maintain Israel's so-called "qualitative military edge" in the region, a general reference to the supply of ...
Boston Marathon wounds raise anxiety for Iran, Afghanistan war veterans
The horrific wounds on the legs of some Boston Marathon spectators were all too similar to those witnessed and experienced by U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan. Timothy Strobel of Shirley, a former Army medic, who rushed to aid the wounded when a ...
US arms deal with Israel 'clear signal' to Iran, says Chuck Hagel
"When you back down into the specifics of the timing of when and if Iran decides to pursue a nuclear weapon, there may well be some differences," he told reporters aboard his plane shortly before arriving in Israel for a visit expected to conclude the ...
Iran in drive to encourage couples to have more children
Iran originally introduced family planning following a population explosion in the wake of the 1979 Islamic revolution. The programme has been criticised by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has said it weakened the country ability to compete with the ...
Israel seeks Turkish airbase for attack on Iran: Report
“Until the recent crisis, Turkey was our biggest aircraft carrier. Using the Turkish airbases could make the difference between success and failure once a showdown with Iran gets underway,” Sunday Times quoted an unnamed Israeli military source as saying.
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Russian Navy warships dock in southern Iran
The fleet, comprised of Admiral Panteleyev anti-submarine destroyer and the logistic battleships Peresvet and Admiral Novelskoy with a crew of 712, docked at the Iranian port on Sunday. The Admiral Panteleyev is an Udaloy-class destroyer (large ...
Russian Warships Dock in Iran's Southern Port