790 articles tagged "Iran"
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Iran will not step back from nuclear path - supreme ruler<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report August 2, 2008, 5:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
"If Iran takes one step back, the arrogant powers in the world would take one step forward," said Iran's supreme ruler Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a sermon Wednesday, July 30. He spoke three days ahead of a deadline given by the six world powers for his government to give "a ...
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Iran doubles uranium-enriching centrifuges to 6,000 - Ahmadinejad
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2008, 9:26 AM (GMT+02:00)
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday, July 26: "Islamic Iran today possesses 6,000 centrifuges at the uranium enrichment plant in Natanz." He claimed the six big powers had tempered their demands and agreed to this number.
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US, UK, France launch sea exercise for naval blockade on Iran<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 28, 2008, 9:26 AM (GMT+02:00)
The White House spokeswoman Dana Perino said it expected Iran to "miss an opportunity to accept" the incentives package.
debkafile's military sources report that Operational Brimstone, starting Monday, July 21, aimed at giving military teeth to the two-week ultimatum the six world powers gave Iran in Geneva Saturday to ...
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Iran will not "retreat one iota" over its nuclear program, Ahmadinejad<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 25, 2008, 9:28 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a speech broadcast live on state TV Wednesday, July 23: "The Iranian nation... will not retreat one iota in the face of oppressing powers."
In a different tone, he praised US participation in the six-power meeting with Iranian nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili in ...
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Rice threatens more sanctions if no serious answer from Iran<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 22, 2008, 12:59 PM (GMT+02:00)
Speaking to reporters on her way to Abu Dhabi Monday, July 21, US secretary of state Condoleezza Rice warned Tehran of more bilateral American, as well as UN, sanctions for failing to come up with a "serious answer" to the incentives offered by the six powers Saturday by the two-week ...
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Are Tehran's war threats backed by solid military might?<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 15, 2008, 10:41 PM (GMT+02:00)
DEBKA-Net-Weekly's experts offer the first published expose of the real extent of Iran's military capabilities with some surprising answers.
This up-to-the minute exclusive and more appeared in the latest DEBKA-Net-Weekly issue out Friday.
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Iran's TV interrupts broadcast to announce second batch of ballistic missile tests
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 13, 2008, 9:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
Iran test-fired more long-range ballistic missiles in the Gulf Thursday, July 10, the day after its launch of 10 missiles including the Shehab-3, which is capable of delivering a one-ton payload over Tel Aviv. debkafile's military sources report that the 20 missiles of assorted ranges tested so far ...
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Iraq official demands specific dates for US military withdrawal<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 11, 2008, 3:18 PM (GMT+02:00)
Iraq's national security adviser, Mouwaffak al-Rubaie, said Tuesday, July 8, his government will not accept the security accord under negotiation with the United States unless it contains specific dates for the withdrawal of U.S.-led forces.
debkafile reports: President George W. Bush has consistently opposed any such timetable, as ...
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Iran's chief of staff expands threat of Strait of Hormuz closure<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 10, 2008, 12:13 PM (GMT+02:00)
Chief of staff Maj. Gen. Hasan Firuzabadi said Saturday, July, 5, Iran's strategy is to keep the Strait of Hormuz in "southern Iran" open, but "if the country's interests are jeopardized in the region, we will not let any ship pass through."
debkafile's military sources report that this ...
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Iran tests 2,000-km, one-ton capable Shehab-3 missile
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 10, 2008, 12:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
White House spokesman Gordon Johndroe said. "The Iranians should stop the development of ballistic missiles, which could be used as a delivery vehicle for a potential nuclear weapon, immediately."
The Tehran TV bulletin Wednesday, July 9, announcing the test-launch of the Shehab-3 missile, one of nine launched from an undisclosed desert ...
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Iran sets up 31 martial districts, prepares 320,000 graves for war dead
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 6, 2008, 9:12 AM (GMT+02:00)
Iran has divided the country up into 31 military sectors as part of its stepped up preparations for war, debkafile's Iranian sources report. Sunday, June 29, Brig. Gen. Mir-Faisal Baqerzadeh, head of the Iranian Army's Foundation for the Remembrance of the Holy Defense and MIAs, said the 320,000 ...
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Iran unbending on uranium enrichment in answer to six-power incentives offer<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 5, 2008, 4:56 PM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's political sources report that Tehran has given no ground on international concerns in its reply to the six-power proposals for ending the nuclear standoff. Iran offers nothing but more negotiations, its standard gambit for spinning out time to achieve progress on its nuclear bomb program.
By failing ...
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Alleged Mossad spy sentenced to death in Iran<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 2, 2008, 11:51 PM (GMT+02:00)
Ali Ashtari, 43, of Tehran, who was found guilty of spying for the "Zionist regime" for money, may appeal the death sentence.
The Fars agency reports Ashtari "confessed" to being a salesman of telecoms equipment which he used to help the Israeli Mossad access information from Iranian officials.
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Top US commander briefed on IDF's four-front strategy in potential Iran war context
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 2, 2008, 7:55 PM (GMT+02:00)
The visiting Chairman of the US Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Michael Mullen, carried out a guided tour of Israel's borders with Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza Strip over the weekend. He was briefed on IDF tactics in a war on all these potential flashpoints, in the context of a comprehensive ...
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Mysterious explosion at Iranian military facility<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report July 2, 2008, 7:48 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources report that an explosion Monday, June 30, at Bidganeh near the town of Shahriar 40 kilometers east of Tehran occurred at a military installation, not a civilian building as Tehran claimed.
At first, the Iranian authorities reported 15 people were killed, correcting this later to ...
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Iran's Revolutionary Guards chief threatens to hit US, Israel, block Persian Gulf if attacked<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 29, 2008, 9:00 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile reports: The Guards commander, Mohammad Ali Jafari issued Tehran's toughest and most explicit threats yet in response to recent reports of Israeli preparations to strike Iran's nuclear installations.
Hinting at an American attack, he said: "If there is a confrontation between us and the enemy from outside the ...
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DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 28, 2008, 1:22 PM (GMT+02:00)
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Exclusive: Uproar, military alerts, oil price surge over apparent Israeli air drill for Iran attack<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 28, 2008, 9:00 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's military sources report that an oil price surge of 5 percent to $135.92 was triggered by the report leaked by US government officials of an Israeli air force drill over Greece for an apparent strike against Iran, Friday, June 20. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered a war alert ...
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Exclusive: Iran hails Gaza ceasefire for tightening noose around Israel<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 24, 2008, 9:13 AM (GMT+02:00)
debkafile's Iranian sources report that Iran's top leaders held a special meeting in Tehran Thursday, June 19, hours after the Gaza ceasefire went into force. They congratulated themselves for achieving their second base on a Mediterranean shore after winning control of Lebanon through Hizballah's takeover of Beirut and ...
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Exclusive: Iran had plans for building compact nuclear warhead more than a decade ago<br/>
DEBKAfile Exclusive Report June 21, 2008, 11:02 PM (GMT+02:00)
This was revealed by DEBKA-Net-Weekly 351 on May 30 - and confirmed Sunday, June 15, by the former UN weapons inspector, David Albright. He reported that designs for a nuclear device small enough to fit into a ballistic missile had been found on computers belonging to the rogue Pakistani ...
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