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Iran imposes fresh limit on cash withdrawals from banks

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:30
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has ordered a new limit on withdrawal of cash from banks amid toughening of rules on money laundering and also concerns about hoarding money because of the new coronavirus pandemic.
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Iran's IRGC holds massive aerial, naval drills off Hormuz Strait

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:30
Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is conducting large-scale aerial and naval drills off the strategic Strait of Hormuz and in the Persian Gulf, with the country's first domestic multi-purpose satellite monitoring the process.
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Iran Fires Missile At Replica Of US Aircraft Carrier In Persian Gulf Amid Tensions

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:30
Iranian media on Tuesday reported that a Revolutionary Guard helicopter has fired a Cruise missile at the replica of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf during military exercises dubbed as The Great Prophet-14 (Payambar-e Azam 14).
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While China Says No Oil From Iran In June, Three Tankers Arrived In Recent Weeks

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:30
While the latest customs data from China show no imports of Iranian oil in June, data intelligence firm Kepler told Radio Farda Iran has shipped oil to the Asian economic giant.
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A Newspaper In Iran Is Censured For Interview Defending People's Right To Revolt

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:30
Iran's Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, which oversees censorship in the clergy-dominated country, has cnesured Etemad, a local pro-reform daily for an interview touching upon the sensitive issue of revolt against the regime.
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Iran Conducts Military Exercise With Mock U.S. Aircraft Carrier In Persian Gulf

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:29
Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has fired a missile from a helicopter targeting a mock U.S. aircraft carrier during military exercises in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz, local media reported.
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Iranian Delegation To Visit Ukraine To Discuss Compensation For Shooting Down Passenger Jet

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:29
An Iranian delegation will visit Ukraine later this week to discuss compensation for a Ukrainian jet shot down by Iran on January 8, the Ukrainian foreign minister has said.
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US must put end to illegal, unlawful measures: Iran gov't spox

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:25
Iranian Government spokesman Ali Rabiee on Tuesday said that the US must terminate its illegal and unlawful moves before it is too late.
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Iran's weapons development based on enemy's weaknesses, strengths: IRGC cmdr

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:25
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami said on Tuesday that the development of Iran's armament matches the threat and recognition of the enemy's weaknesses and strengths.
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Long-range ballistic missiles used in Prophet Mohammad 14 drills

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:25
Spokesman for Prophet Mohammad 14 drills Brigadier General Abbas Nilforoushan said ballistic and cruise missile defense operations have been conducted and some surprising weapons and equipment like long-range ballistic missiles were used during the military exercise.
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Iraqi PM orders swift investigation into deadly Baghdad protest

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:24
Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has ordered police to launch a swift probe into the deaths of two protesters during clashes with security forces in the capital Baghdad on the weekend.
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US allows South Korea to use solid fuel in space launch vehicles, missiles

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:24
South Korea says it has reached an agreement with the United States to use solid fuel for space launch vehicles, a move that would facilitate Seoul's plans to enhance surveillance capabilities over the Korean Peninsula and build more powerful missiles.
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South Korea Allowed to Develop Own Rocket Fuel

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:24
South Korea said Tuesday it has reached an agreement with the United States that will allow it to use solid rocket fuel for space vehicles, a change that will enable the country to launch its first military surveillance satellites and develop the technology to build more powerful missiles.
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Russia intercepts another US spy plane over Black Sea

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:23
Russia has intercepted a US spy plane over the Black Sea, the third such incident in less than a week, the Russian Defense Ministry says.
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Russia Deploys S-400 to Arctic Only to Ensure National Security, Foreign Ministry Says

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:23
The deployment of S-400 missile systems on Russia's Arctic islands is a logical step, needed exclusively for national defence, and it should not raise concerns, Foreign Ministry's Ambassador-at-Large Nikolai Korchunov stated in an interview.
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Russia claims it intercepted U.S. spy plane over Black Sea

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:22
The Russian defense ministry said in a statement that it had sent a Su-27 fighter plane on Monday to intercept a U.S. surveillance plane over the Black Sea that it said was approaching the Russian border.
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Kuchma Quits As Presidential Envoy In Group For Resolving Conflict In Ukraine

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:22
Former Ukrainian President Leonid Kuchma has left the post of presidential envoy in the trilateral contact group on resolving the ongoing conflict between Russia-backed separatists and Ukrainian armed forces in the country's east.
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First Ares Armoured Vehicles Delivered to the Army

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:22
Named for the ancient Greek god of war, Ares delivers a step-change in the British Army's battlefield capability. Last week, the first six vehicles were delivered to the Household Cavalry Regiment at Bulford, Wiltshire.
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Turkish Military Sees Opportunity in Vulnerable and War-Torn Places

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:21
A Turkish government decision earlier this month to turn back Istanbul's historic Hagia Sophia into a mosque after more than 80 years as a museum has renewed debate over the direction of the Muslim country, with some experts saying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, through his expansionist policies at home and abroad, is attempting to revive a new Ottoman Empire.
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Erdogan Seeks to Tame Social Media, Again

Globalsecurity.org - Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:21
Turkey is poised to introduce drastic measures to control social media platforms.
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