Posts Tagged ‘Islamic Republic of Iran’

U.S. Navy Seizes Suspected Iranian Weapons Cache In Arabian Sea

by Ikokwu Ikembaon February 14, 2020
The U.S. Navy says that it seized advanced weapons and weapon components believed to be of Iranian “design and manufacture” intended for Houthi rebels in Yemen. The weapons cache, including more than 150 Dehlavieh anti-tank guided missiles and three Iranian surface-to-air missiles, were seized in the Arabian Sea aboard a stateless dhow sailing vessel during […]

Iran must compensate plane crash victims’ families fairly, other governments say

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 17, 2020
The five countries that lost citizens when Iran accidentally shot down a Ukrainian passenger plane, killing all 176 people on board, are demanding that Tehran accept “full responsibility” and compensate the victims’ family members. After a meeting in London Thursday, foreign ministers from Canada, the U.K., Afghanistan, Sweden and Ukraine urged Iran to allow a “thorough, independent and […]

BREAKING: New ‘video’ emerges of missiles allegedly striking Ukrainian plane that crashed near Tehran

by Ikokwu Ikembaon January 9, 2020
New video appears to show a missile hitting the Ukrainian plane that crashed in Iran moments before it went down, killing all 176 people on board.   The footage emerged Thursday afternoon, hours after President Donald Trump revealed he has serious doubts the crash was caused by mechanical failure, as Iranian officials have claimed. ‘It was flying […]