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Iranian Revolutionary Guards Point Weapon at US Helicopter

VOA – An Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) boat pointed its weapon at a helicopter launched from aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower in the Strait of Hormuz, a U.S. defense official told VOA Monday. The official said the weapon pointed at the U.S. helicopter on Saturday resembled a “.60-caliber on a pole.” “The actions of the Iranians were both …

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Iranian Court Sentences Another Juvenile Offender to Death

Iran Human Rights – Iran Human Rights has obtained information about an 18-year-old juvenile offender detained in Sanandaj Prison who was recently sentenced to death by an Iranian court. His case file was reportedly sent to Iran’s Supreme Court for review. According to close sources, Ayoub Shahbazi, who was born on August 30, 1998, was arrested by Iranian authorities in …

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Russia May Use Iran’s Hamadan Base if Admiral Kuznetsov Moves Away From Syria

PayvandNews – Russia could use Iran’s Hamadan airbase in case the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier used for anti-terror strikes in Syria moves away from the Syrian borders for a new mission, the Russian upper house of parliament’s defense committee chair said Saturday. Earlier in the day, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said that Tehran could allow Russia to use Hamadan …

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Iran awards key oil deal to Schlumberger

PayvandNews – Iran says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Schlumberger – the world’s largest oil field services company – over the development of several southern oil fields. The MOU was signed between Schlumberger and the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) – a subsidiary of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) – which is mostly in …

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Iranian Oil Ministry Helicopter Crash In Caspian Sea Kills 5

PayvandNews – News reports say an Iranian helicopter based at a Caspian Sea oil platform crashed late on November 26, killing all five people onboard. The helicopter belonged to the Oil Ministry and was carrying an engineer with heart trouble to the hospital when it crashed, the German news agency dpa reported, citing Iranian media. The cause was not immediately …

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