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Iran flexes military muscle

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Comments off

Iran can give a harsh response to any aggressor that would attempt to breach its territorial integrity, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Tuesday. Read more…

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Iran warns of retaliation if attacked

Sunday, February 5, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Feb. 5, 2012

Iran to attack any location where attacks against Iran initiated: IRGC
 Iran warns of retaliation if attacked

Iran’s Fars news agency has quoted commander of the Guards of the Islamic Revolution General Hossein Salami as warning the countries that may lend their territory to an aggresor for launching an attack on Iran of immediate Iranian military retaliation. Read more…

U.S. to deploy more warships to Gulf in March

Thursday, January 26, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News Jan 26, 2012

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The U.S. plans to deploy a third convoy of warships led by USS Enterprise to the Gulf in March. Read more…

US aircraft carrier sails through Strait of Hormuz + Related Articles

Monday, January 23, 2012 Comments off

US aircraft carriers to deliver ‘direct message to Iran’

Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (AFP Photo / US Navy / Rafael Martie / Handout). Read more…

US aircraft carrier sets course for Gulf

Thursday, January 12, 2012 Comments off

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US’ “Abraham Lincoln” aircraft carrier with a group of combat ships has set a course for the Persian Gulf, an official with the US’ 7th fleet based at the Japanese port of Yokosuka said Wednesday. Read more…

Britain to send Daring destroyer to Persian Gulf

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

Britain is sending another warship to the Persian Gulf as tension keeps rising over Iran’s threats to block the Strait of Hormouz, the world’s main oil transport channel. Read more…

Iran’s gov’t welcomes US rescue of fishermen

Sunday, January 8, 2012 Comments off

Iran’s government has welcomed the US Navy’s rescue of Iranian fishermen held by pirates in the northern Arabian Sea. But Iran limited the expression of appreciation to overseas broadcasting. Read more…

New British warship sent to Gulf

Saturday, January 7, 2012 Comments off

Great Britain’s Royal Navy has sent one of its cutting-edge destroyers, HMS Daring, to the Persian Gulf to replace a frigate. The new ship is undetectable by radar.

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Back in December, the Strait of Hormuz that connects the Gulf to the Arabian Sea saw the arrival of the American carrier group led by the USS John C.Stennis. Read more…

Iran threatens to close Hormuz Strait

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 Comments off

Laaska news Dec. 28, 2011
Iran threatens to close the Strait of Hormuz in the event its oil exports fall under international sanctions. IRNA news agency quoted Vice President Mohamed Reza Rahimi as saying on Tuesday that Tehran was prepared to respond in kind to any hostile actions against it. Read more…