Iran

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Iran blasts mock U.S. carrier in war games


Story highlights Iranian military drills target mock-up of USS Nimitz Speedboats and cruise missiles are used in the naval drills U.S. described fake carrier as akin to Hollywood set

Story highlights
Iranian military drills target mock-up of USS Nimitz
Speedboats and cruise missiles are used in the naval drills
U.S. described fake carrier as akin to Hollywood set

Iran blasted its mock-up of a U.S. aircraft carrier during naval drills on Wednesday, swarming the target with 100 speedboats armed with rockets, shoulder-launched missiles and mortars as well as striking it with cruise missiles, according to reports from Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency.

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Zakaria: Iran is weak and getting weaker


Zakaria: Iran is weak and getting weaker

Zakaria: Iran is weak and getting weaker

There’s not much foreign policy talk on the campaign trail except for one issue – Iran. Everyone is talking about Iran’s new strength and assertiveness – its missile tests, its progress on the nuclear program, its moves in Iraq. Mitt Romney, the…….. Continue reading

U.S.A. make diplomatic push after alleged Iranian plot revealed


Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir was targeted for assassination, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says.

Saudi ambassador to the United States Adel al-Jubeir was targeted for assassination, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says.

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • NEW: Biden says the “consequences for Iran” are going to be “serious”
  • NEW: A Saudi prince says “someone in Iran” must “pay the price”
  • NEW: Britain is in close touch with the United States on the issue Continue reading

U.S.A. discus how to pressure Iran in wake of alleged plot


U.S. busts assassination terror plot

U.S. busts assassination terror plot

STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The U.S. alleges Iran was behind a plot to kill a Saudi envoy on U.S. soil
  • The plan is to create a “chorus of international condemnation,” a U.S. official says
  • U.S. diplomats will push others to enforce and enact sanctions, among other measures
  • Rep. Peter King says that all options, including military ones, should be available Continue reading

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