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Iran’s Navy commander said on Sunday that 2 destroyers, belonging to trans-regional countries, were forced to leave waters where Iranian Army’s large-scale military drills are underway.
Senior Military Aide to the Iranian Supreme Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi warned the nation that one of the most important threats posed to the country is the soft war launched by internal and foreign enemies.
Iran has for the first time deployed “kamikaze drones” during major military exercises underway in international waters to the southern parts of the country.
First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Sunday that the western governments have imposed sanctions on Iran and Belarus to block the two nations’ road to economic development and progress.
Large-scale military exercises in Iran continued for the fourth day with the Navy and Air Force conducting operations in a huge maritime zone at the Sea of Oman.
Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami announced that the country’s four-year security plan with an emphasis on human resources and building low-cost and effective equipment for the Armed Forces has been communicated to the Armed Forces by Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei.
Iranian Army Air Force shot Maverick missiles from fighters, destroying invading vessels of the hypothetical enemy on the 4th day of Mohammad Rasoulollah (Mohammad, the Messenger of God) military exercise in southern part of the country on Sunday.
Iranian President’s Chief of Staff has announced the imminent political agreement between Iran, 5+1 noting that the western companies are making preparations to open branches in Iran.
Iranian American and award-winning computational geneticist at Harvard University, Pardis Sabeti, along with other Ebola fighters, were named TIME magazine’s 2014 Person of the Year.
Iranian Minister of Economy Ali Tayyebnia underlined the government’s plans to boost non-oil exports.
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