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War With Iran 2016: Tehran Builds 3 Navy Bases In Persian Gulf To Secure Naval Routes

IBTimes – Iran is building two large naval zones and three bases on the coasts of Makran along the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman, a strategic military region for world leaders. Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced Monday the navy construction projects under Iran’s ongoing efforts to secure naval routes and protect merchant vessels against pirates. The construction comes after …

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British-Iranian woman on hunger strike in Iran jail at ‘breaking point’

Guardian – Husband and colleagues of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe express alarm over deteriorating health in Evin prison A British-Iranian woman serving a five-year jail sentence in Iran is at breaking point after going onhunger strike in protest against her incarceration, according to her husband. Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with Thomson Reuters Foundation, is being held at Tehran’s Evin prison. In …

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Report: Iran Transfers Excess Heavy Water To Oman

RFL/RE – An Iranian nuclear official says the country has transferred stocks of so-called heavy water to Oman. A report by the International Atomic Energy Agency last week showed that Iran’s stocks of heavy water — a key component in nuclear reactors — had reached above the 130-ton level set out in the nuclear deal signed by Tehran and world …

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Iran: OPEC Deal To Cut Oil Production ‘Highly Likely’

RFL/RE – Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says it is “highly likely” that oil producers will reach an agreement to cut production and boost flagging prices later this month. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is meeting on November 30 in Vienna to finalize a deal to rein in production. “There is a high possibility of OPEC’s petroleum and …

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Iran appoints new chief for army’s ground forces

Al-arabia – The website of Iran’s Supreme Leader is reporting that he has appointed a new chief for the national army’s ground forces. The Saturday report says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, who has final say on all state matters, has appointed Gen. Kiumars Heidari to the post. The 52-year-old Heidari was formerly the acting commander of the ground forces. He is …

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