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BEIRUT – In 2021 alone, Iranian naval forces and the Revolutionary Guards added the destroyer Alvand, four Martoob al-Sabehat Type 15 submarines and 110 combat boats. And a senior official says there’s more to come. Iran has ambitious plans to build a 6,000-ton destroyer and giant submarines, Rear Admiral Amir Rastegari, who heads the Maritime …

DUBAI: Iran on Saturday imposed sanctions on dozens of other Americans, many of whom are in the US military, for the 2020 murder of General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran’s foreign ministry said the 51 Americans had been targeted for what it called “terrorism” and human rights violations. The move allows Iranian authorities …

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States-led coalition in Syria has struck several short-range rocket launch sites believed to be intended for attacks on a facility used by US troops in eastern Syria, announced Tuesday officials. The strikes on the launch sites were apparently carried out by US forces, but a statement released by the coalition …

TEHRAN – Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani has been described as a very humble, polite and pious individual. He was admired in Iran and beyond. As more and more images slowly emerged from the battlefields in Iraq and Syria where he spent the last years of his life as a military advisor in the fight against …

The commander-in-chief of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said the enemies were in decline and aware of Iran’s military might on the battlefield. Major General Hossein Salami made the remarks Thursday at a ceremony in the city of Qom to commemorate Iranian counterterrorism General Qassem Soleimani and his companions, who were assassinated in a …

Riyadh – Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz al-Saud Salman on Thursday urged his Iranian rival to end his “negative behavior” in the region, after Riyadh accused Tehran of helping Yemeni rebels launch attacks murderous against his country. However, the monarch, who turns 86 on Friday, appeared to soften his hawkish tone towards the Islamic …

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Russia after receiving an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, an Iranian government spokesperson said on December 28. Putin invited Raisi to Moscow early next year “as part of a strategic interaction between Iran and Russia,” Ali Bahadori Jahromi said. The visit will focus on “bilateral, regional and …

TEHRAN, IRAN – The head of Iranian justice granted Sunday to Christian prisoners 10 days of freedom to spend the holidays with the families, in a rare gesture towards the minority community. Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei has called on authorities across the country to issue the waiver, according to the justice website Mizan Online. “The …

An explosion is seen on the surface of the water behind a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during a joint military exercise called the “Great Prophet 17” in southwest Iran, on this photo obtained on December 22, 2021. IRGC / WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Document via REUTERS Register now for …

US Navy says it seized large cache of assault rifles and ammunition smuggled by fishing boat from Iran likely bound for war-ravaged Yemen Through ISABEL DEBRE Associated Press 23 December 2021, 06:12 • 3 minutes to read Share on FacebookShare on twitterEmail this article DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – The US Navy said it seized …