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Iran urges Russia, China to resist US push to extend arms...

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Iran on Wednesday called on Russia and China to resist a push by Washington to extend a UN-imposed arms embargo due to expire in...

Iranian fuel starts arriving in Venezuelan waters despite US warning

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The first of five Iranian tankers carrying fuel for gasoline-starved Venezuela entered the South American country’s exclusive economic zone on Saturday, despite a US...

Iran dismisses new US sanctions as ‘fruitless and repetitive’

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Iran dismissed on Thursday new US sanctions on several Iranian officials, saying they were a sign of the complete inefficiency of Washington’s previous sanctions...

After US warning, Iran says its navy will still operate in...

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The Iranian navy will maintain regular missions in the Gulf, the ISNA news agency reported on Wednesday, a day after the United States warned...

Iran puts first military satellite into orbit

Iran successfully launched the country’s first military satellite into orbit, triggering protests from the US and stoking already high tensions over Tehran’s nuclear and...

Combat capable drones for Iran

Iranian armed forces acquired three bomb-carrying drones with a range of 1 500 kilometres, Defence Minister Amir Hatami said. The drones can monitor “enemy movements...

Close call as Iranian and US naval forces near each other

Eleven vessels from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy (IRGCN) came dangerously close to US Navy and Coastguard ships in the Gulf, the US...

Iranian support for Palestine

Iran will support Palestinian armed groups as much as it can, Iran’s Supreme Leader said, urging Palestinians to confront a US plan for Israeli-Palestinian...

Further protests called for in wake of airliner shoot down

Iranian social media posts urged citizens to take to the streets for a fifth day after public anger following a belated admission by authorities...

Soleimani killing part of new US strategy

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Qassem Soleimani was killed as part of a broader strategy of deterring challenges by US foes applying...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...