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Australia ignored Tehran's warnings about Sydney hostage-taker - Iranian official
Iran had repeatedly warned Australia about the Islamist hostage-taker in Sydney whose 16-hour siege resulted in the deaths of two captives, before a police operation resulted in his death as well, according to a high-level Iranian official.

17.12.2014 14:22

Sydney gunman identified as Iranian-born Man Haron Monis, on bail for violent crimes
Sheik Man Haron Monis, an Islamic ‘spiritual healer’ who is facing charges of sexual assault and being an accessory to murder, has been identified as the man who has taken civilians hostage in a Sydney café, according to local media citing police sources.

15.12.2014 14:00

Nuclear threat to world peace
For more than a decade, Western nations and their powerful global media have been sounding loud alarms, warning that Iran is “building the bomb,” and they must be stopped immediately, otherwise world “peace” will be in danger.

08.12.2014 20:12

Not Sci-Fi anymore: Navy’s 'fully operational' laser gun blows up boats, drones (VIDEO)
The US Navy continues to tout its sophisticated warship laser system, saying it has performed above expectations for the last four months of operational testing aboard the USS Ponce during its deployment in the Persian Gulf.

11.12.2014 15:06

Iran claims ‘conspiracy against Muslim people’ drags down oil prices
The sudden oil price fall is the result of “treachery” against the interests of the Muslim world, says Iran’s President Rouhani. The 40 percent drop in oil prices since June has given Iran more significant problems as it’s already living under sanctions.

10.12.2014 21:16

​No ‘oil for goods’ agreement signed with Russia – Iranian oil minister
Iran and Russia have not signed a barter agreement to exchange oil for Russian goods, says Iranian oil minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh. It contradicts statements made by Russia’s Economic Development Minister Aleksey Ulyukayev.

11.12.2014 11:41

Ready-to-fire nuclear weapons pose ‘accidental launch’ risk – former defense chiefs
Cross-border action to lower the risks posed by an intentional or accidental nuclear attack is “insufficient,” international military, political and diplomatic officials have warned.

08.12.2014 09:21

​Watching the watchmen: US shield to protect drones from 'spoofing' cyber-attacks
Pentagon-sponsored engineers have developed a system to shield unmanned aerial vehicles from cyber-attacks. It sounds the alert if a drone starts doing something that it is not supposed to do.

06.12.2014 21:03

Pentagon says Iran bombs ISIS in Iraq, Tehran 'cannot confirm'
Iran has launched airstrikes against Islamic State militants in eastern Iraq in recent days, the Pentagon confirms. According to spokesperson Rear Adm. John Kirby, the strikes were not co-ordinated with the US military and may be the first of their kind.

03.12.2014 07:30

US claims Iran is bombing ISIS in Iraq
The United States understands that Iran is also bombing areas of Iraq where extremist group Islamic State is operating, a defense official has confirmed, but it will not respond to Tehran’s presence unless there is an immediate threat to US forces.

02.12.2014 15:07

Russia-Iran ‘oil for goods’ program to launch soon - minister
Deliveries of Russian goods in exchange for Iranian oil will begin soon, according to Russia’s minister of economic development. He says the two countries are also working on a plan to trade in national currencies.

30.11.2014 20:56

#MyStealthyFreedom: Defiant Iranian girl breakdances on Tehran subway (VIDEO)
An Iranian girl with a mission to body rock without a hijab took to the subway of Tehran to breakdance in defiance of Iran’s religious authorities. A video uploaded online shows her performing a combination of moves forbidden under the Islamic regime.

30.11.2014 17:35