Iran’s Supreme Leader Praises Captors of American Sailors

Khamenei: ‘You did an excellent job’

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei recently visited the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)  personnel who took into custody 10 American sailors earlier this month, praising them for their actions. Continue reading

Iranian Military Removed SIM Cards from American Sailors’ Phones

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Iran state media

 

Pentagon: Naval personnel held at gunpoint during arrest

Iranian military personnel likely removed two SIM cards from phones belonging to the 10 American sailors who were detained by Iran overnight last week, the Pentagon said.

The latest revelations in the circumstances surrounding the U.S. sailors’ detention last Tuesday came in the first public account of the events released by the U.S. Central Command Monday. Continue reading

US apologises for Iran naval incursion – Revolutionary Guards

Ladies and gentlemen, how the U.S. military looks in 2016 — a far cry from 10 – 15 years ago:

 

The US has apologised to Iran after 10 American sailors were arrested for entering Iranian waters, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards naval forces has said.

General Ali Fadavi accused those detained of “unprofessional” acts.

But he suggested the group, who are being held by the guards, could be released soon. Continue reading