Articles Tagged 'Strait of Hormuz'
Iranian military boats veer dangerously close to US warship
Boats from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps maneuvered dangerously close to a U.S. military vessel in the Strait of Hormuz on Monday, part of a… READ MORE
Iran reported to enrich uranium at underground lab
By ALI AKBAR DAREINI and BRIAN MURPHY, Assocaited Press
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran has begun uranium enrichment at a new underground site built to withstand possible airstrikes, a leading hard-line newspaper reported Sunday in another show of defiance against Western pressure to rein in Tehran’s nuclear program.
The operations at the bunker-like facility south of Tehran, reported by the… READ MORE
Iran to test-fire missiles in key oil waterway
Tehran said it will test-fire missiles in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a move likely to stoke tensions with Washington already running high over Iran’s threats to close the strategic oil waterway if sanctions are enforced.
“Shorter- and longer-range, ground-to-sea, surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles will be tested on Saturday,” the ISNA news agency quoted Iran’s navy spokesman,… READ MORE