trait oftrait of HMOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to the Fars News, citing local military officials, after receiving the warning the US warship immediately left the zone of a large-scale naval war game, codenamed Velayat 94. Continue reading
The Iranian regime today warned that coast-to-sea missiles were were awaiting orders to hit the American aircraft carrier deployed in the region.
Iranian Fars News reported:
Following the capture, two US and French aircraft carriers as well as their accompanying fleets and military choppers started maneuvering near Iranian waters.
Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy opens 5th base in Persian Gulf; outpost set to guard Iran’s claim to islands disputed by UAE.
Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy inaugurated its fifth naval base in the Persian Gulf on Sunday in the southern port city of Bandar Lengeh on the Persian Gulf coast.
IRGC Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said that the new naval zone, named Imam Mohammed Baqer, will cover a region in the strategically important Strait of Hormuz encompassing several Persian Gulf islands, from Qeshm Island to the waters west of Kish Island, according to Fars News, which is closely affiliated to the IRGC. Continue reading
Iran can survive for years without selling oil, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad claimed Tuesday, according to Fars news. “Even if we didn’t sell oil for two to three years, the country would manage easily,” he said.
The European Union is planning to ban Iranian oil in an attempt to pressure Ahmadinejad to drop the country’s nuclear program.
Full article: Ahmadinejad: Iran Can Go Years with No Oil Sales (Arutz Sheva)